Clicky

Microsoft Technical Bulletins

The latest updates for all the Microsoft Products you use every day.

Microsoft Exchange Curtain Reveal Tech Bulletin Header

Written by Brad

Categories: Exchange Online

May 4, 2022

Blog Home

Configuration Change in Name parameter for Exchange Online

Exchange Online, SharePoint Development Services

From Microsoft Corporation
Technical Bulletin MC365786 · Published Apr 30, 2022

Action Required by May 31, 2022

Message Summary

We’re making some changes to the way Name parameter is being set in Exchange Online. We will be making a change to utilize unique ExternalDirectoryObjectId (EDOID) in the place of Name parameter in Exchange Online only.

When this will happen:

We will begin rolling this out in late May and expect to complete late July

How this impacts your organization:

After this change administrators may no longer be able to see subsequent CN value change in Exchange on-premises to be reflected in the object’s Name property in Exchange Online.

The updated naming logic would take effect only during new user creation. Existing users won’t get impacted in any way.

Please note that since we will start using EDOID as Name in Exchange Online, we shall stop allowing changes in CN to reflect in Name property in Exchange Online for all users (both new and existing).

What you can do to prepare:

We recommend that Administrators evaluate any scripts or other automation that may rely on the Name property and update them accordingly.

For additional details please refer Change in naming convention of user’s Name parameter.

TECHNICAL BULLETIN END

QuixTec provides this and other technical bulletins unaltered from Microsoft. As an authorized Microsoft Partner, we ensure that all our solutions we deliver to you include the latest Microsoft updates.

ABOUT US: QuixTec, LLC is a U.S. certified Veteran Owned, modern DevOps organization with experience in a plethora of IT Software Languages.  As a Microsoft Partner, we specialize in Discounted Microsoft Software Licensing, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft365 and HTML5 technologies for small to enterprise-sized organizations. Our dedication to IT excellence is evidenced through our PECB ISO Certification training center. The only PECB ISO authorized center in Washington State. QuixTec, implements and provides training for upcoming open-source digital marketing services that are taking the industry by storm. This solution, used by over 100,000 businesses, provides enterprise level marketing capabilities at startup rates. The founder, Richard, has 30 years of experience working with several notable companies that include World Vision, Expedia, Microsoft, Levi Strauss, NASA, Boeing Aerospace, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and the U.S. Air Force, to name a few.  QuixTec is in the Seattle area. Phone today for a free consultation and project estimate.

(425) 367-9025

LEARN MORE

SharePoint Development ServicesSharePoint Development - Custom Solution Development - Microsoft 365 Experts - Microsoft 365 - IT Staffing Services - WordPress Development Services - Form Email Validation - Microsoft Licensing - Mautic Open Source MarketingBest IT Staffing AgenciesIT Staffing Company  - PECB ISO Training and Certification

You May Also Like…

Outlook: Reactions to Email Messages

Outlook: Reactions to Email Messages

Exchange Online, Microsoft 365 Experts From Microsoft CorporationTechnical Bulletin MC445423 · Published Oct 13, 2022 Message Summary With reactions in Outlook, you can now react to an email message sent from someone in the same tenant...