Microsoft Office 365 Group Statistics
You can use this SAM application monitor template to monitor the following details about Office 365 Exchange mailboxes:
- Empty Groups
- Groups Accepting External Mail
Tip: Consider using one of the new SAM API Poller templates designed for Microsoft 365 instead of legacy application monitor templates.
WMI access to the target server
See also Connect to Exchange Online Using Remote PowerShell (© 2020, Microsoft Corp, available at https://docs.microsoft.com/, obtained on February 3, 2020)
Run the PowerShell script mentioned in the Microsoft article on the SolarWinds Platform server, not the target node.
- An SolarWinds Platform account with SAM administrator permissions.
- An all-in-one, inclusive Office 365 account with Global Administrator privileges.
Alternatively, use an account with an admin role and permission to access data monitored via the Office 365 API.
Use UPN format (
username@domain) — not
domain\username format to enter credentials.
To avoid authentication issues if passwords change, use a service account for Exchange Web Services.