Weekly IT Newsletter – May 5-9, 2014

Microsoft Exchange:

· Why Did My Database Failover to the Wrong Server? – 5- May-2014 – clip_image002

· Outlook Connectivity with MAPI over HTTP – 9-May-2014 – clip_image002[1]

· Planning and Migrating a Small Organization from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2013 (Part 5) – 8-May-2014 – clip_image002[2]

· Reporting Outlook Client Versions Using Log Parser – 7-May-2014 – clip_image002[3]

· Block External Emails for an Exchange Server 2013 Mailbox – 6-May-2014 – clip_image002[4]

· MSExchange.org Managing Certificates in Exchange Server 2013 (Part 6) – 8-May-2014

· Secure Extranet Publication of Exchange 2010 OWA via Server 2012 R2 Web Application Proxy – 5-May-2014

· SPF records – Why do I care it exist? – 7-May-2014

· Find Users Missing Email Folders Using Get-MailboxFolderStatistics – 11-May-2014

· Why you absolutely cannot upgrade Windows on an Exchange server – 6-May-2014

· Voicemail not delivered to mailbox – 6-May-2014

· The irritation of mailbox database pings and event 6002 – 8-May-2014

· Set high expectations for secure Exchange Server and compliance – 29-Apr-2014

Microsoft Lync:

· A tool to find ANY assigned numbers in Lync – L.U.R.I.A. – 9-May-2014 – clip_image002[5]

· SQL Query – find FederatedPIC conversations – 9-May-2014 – clip_image002[6]

· Microsoft Supported Method to Move from Pure Lync Online to #Lync Server On-Premises/hybrid deployment – 7-May-2014 – clip_image002[7]

· Microsoft Lync Wireshark Plugin – 7-May-2014 – clip_image002[8]

· Top Support Solutions for Microsoft Lync Server 2013 – 7-May-2014 – clip_image002[9]

· Planning for Video in Lync – 9-May-2014 – clip_image002[10]

· My adventures with the Lync Edge AV service – 6-May-2014 – clip_image002[11]

· Script to find current Cumulative Updates on Lync servers in a deployment – 5-May-2014 – clip_image002[12]

· Script: Lync Replication Report – 9-May-2014 – clip_image002[13]

· Search-lineURI v3_2 released – 5-May-2014 – clip_image002[14]

· VoIP Providers and Emergency Services Obligations – 9-May-2014

· Deploying Persistent Chat Server – 8-May-2014

· Polycom releases new guidance on the CX8000 for Microsoft Lync – 9-May-2014

· Lync Address Book Weirdness – 9-May-2014

· Elyza 2013 – an auto-responding & remote control bot for Lync 2013 – 10-May-2014

· Setting your Lync Location based on your Geo IP – 4-May-2014

· HLB and DNS Load Balancing – Lync 2013 Topology with High Availability – 5-May-2014

· Change Default SIP Domain in Lync – 28-Apr-2014

· What Does AllowLargeMeetings parameter actually does? – 8-May-2014

· Microsoft releases: “Managing Large and Structured Meetings with Lync 2013” – 8-May-2014

Active Directory:

· Enabling ADFS 2012 R2 Extranet Lockout Protection – 5-May-2014 – clip_image002[15]

· List of currently available hotfixes for Distributed File System (DFS) technologies in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 – 9-May-2014 – clip_image002[16]

· Generate a table with Domain Controllers configuration settings – 9-May-2014

· Active Directory Forest Recovery Guide – 9-May-2014

Office 365 & Azure:

· Microsoft is now the number two in the cloud – 6-May-2014 – clip_image002[17]

· Alternate login ID for Office 365 reduces dependence on UPN – 6-May-2014 – clip_image002[18]

· What’s new: April 2014 – 1-May-2014 – clip_image002[19]

· Office 365 news round-Up – 2-May-2014 – clip_image002[20]

· The Garage Series for Office 365: What’s new in SP1 and what does it mean for Exchange admins? – 7-May-2014

· TechNet Radio: (Part 9) Building Your Hybrid Cloud – Getting Started with the Windows Azure Pack – 9-May-2014

Windows Server 2012 & Windows Server 2012 R2:

· Top Support Solutions for Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 – 9-May-2014 – clip_image002[21]

· Top Support Solutions for Windows Server 2008 – 9-May-2014

Windows 8 & Windows 8.1:

· Reduce disk space used by Windows with WIMBoot – 7-May-2014

· Install Windows 8.1 from a USB stick with WinSetupFromUSB – 5-May-2014

· Skype and Bing apps updated for Windows 8.1, Skype now syncs favorites across devices – 6-May-2014

Windows Phone:

· Windows Phone 8.1 lifecycle support starts June 24th – 9-May-2014 – clip_image002[22]

· Quick Launcher for Windows Phone 8.1 gives you quick access to your cellular settings – 6-May-2014 – clip_image002[23]

· Backing up on Windows Phone 8.1 and other cool features you may not know about – 5-May-2014 – clip_image002[24]

· Microsoft updates OneDrive app for Windows Phone with some bug fixes – 5-May-2014 – clip_image002[25]

Microsoft Office:

· Meet Office Mix – 6-May-2014 – clip_image002[26]

· Outlook Web App provides more efficient calendar delegation and management than Gmail – 6-May-2014 – clip_image002[27]

· OneNote for iPhone update: Redesign for iOS 7, untethered and more – 1-May-2014 – clip_image002[28]

· Tip o’ the Week #219 – OneNote takes flight – 9-May-2014

· Office for iPad now includes printing – 29-Apr-2014

· Macro to Export Outlook Fields to Excel – 17-Apr-2014

· Understanding Search Scopes in Microsoft Outlook – 28-Apr-2014

SharePoint & Office Web App Server:

· SharePoint Online Content Type Hub – 9-May-2014 – clip_image002[29]

· Power View Differences between Excel 2013 and SharePoint 2013 – 6-May-2014

· Webcast: SharePoint Business Continuity Management with SQL Server AlwaysOn – 29-Apr-2014

· How to deploy an existing SharePoint Farm solution to a specific Web Application – 5-May-2014

SQL:

· Deploying SQL Server 2014 with Cluster Shared Volumes – 8-May-2014 – clip_image002[30]

· Microsoft adds forecasting capabilities to Power BI for O365 – 8-May-2014 – clip_image002[31]

· Introducing the AzureCAT PPI Theater at PASS BA – 7-May-2014

· How to Configure MSDTC to Use a Specific Port in Windows Server 2012/2012R2 – 29-Apr-2014

· In-Memory OLTP Sample for SQL Server 2014 RTM – 6-May-2014

· Azure SQL Database: Service Tiers & Performance Q&A – 5-May-2014

System Center:· Top Support Solutions for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager – 7-May-2014 – clip_image002[32]· Top Support Solutions for System Center 2012 Operations Manager – 5-May-2014 – clip_image002[33]

· SCCM 2012 Tools – 7-May-2014 – clip_image002[34]

· Cross Post: IIS Service Alerts From Servers Where IIS is not Installed – 7-May-2014

· The POWER of PowerShell & System Center 2012 – 7-May-2014

· Support Tip: Some or all Cluster resources are not discovered by the OpsMgr agent – 6-May-2014

· SCOM Doesn’t Discover All Cluster Resources – 7-May-2014

· SCOM12 R2: FINALLY The Collation Settings Issue Is Addressed! – 7-May-2014

KB’s:

· Hybrid Configuration Wizard fails to display digital certificates during hybrid deployment setup – 8-May-2014 – clip_image002[35]

· Error: “Trying to connect to Microsoft Exchange Server” results in MAPI_E_LOGON_FAILED – 5-May-2014 – clip_image002[36]

· Exchange Server 2013 cannot proxy to available legacy CAS when current legacy CAS server is down – 5-May-2014 – clip_image002[37]

· Presence status is incorrect in SharePoint 2013 when you run a custom IM app – 7-May-2014 – clip_image002[38]

· Event 4001 in the Operations Manager log during SQL Server 2012 monitoring – 6-May-2014 – clip_image002[39]

· Windows RT, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2012 update rollup: April 2014 – 9-May-2014

· Scheduled task cannot run an .exe file on a share folder in Windows – 4-May-2014 – clip_image002[40]

· AD DS or AD LDS responds slowly to complex LDAP query that has a deeply nested filter on Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012 server – 7-May-2014 – clip_image002[41]

· Windows Server Backup does not work correctly after you perform a bare metal recovery – 2-May-2014

· Microsoft Online Responder can’t service an OCSP request that contains multiple certificates – 6-May-2014

· Remote desktop connection is sometimes stuck on the “Securing remote connection” screen – 10-May-2014

· Hot-spare cannot recover to failed disks in a different enclosure in Windows – 9-May-2014

· BlackBerry Administration web console fails to load and displays error “cannot display the webpage” after applying MR7 – 6-May-2014

Downloads & Recent Releases:

· Microsoft SQL Server Migration Assistant v5.3 for Oracle – 8-May-2014 – clip_image002[42]

· Microsoft SQL Server Migration Assistant v5.3 for MySQL – 8-May-2014 – clip_image002[43]

· Managing Large and Structured Meetings with Lync 2013 – 8-May-2014 – clip_image002[44]

· Download Microsoft Azure Import/Export tool – 8-May-2014 – clip_image002[45]

· System Center Management Pack for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 – 8-May-2014

· System Center 2012 Management Pack for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 Retail – 6-May-2014

· Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 Support for IFRS – 7-May-2014

· System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Support Center – 7-May-2014

· Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 (Offline Installer) – 7-May-2014

· Microsoft Security Intelligence Report Volume 16 (July – December 2013) – 7-May-2014

· Classifying and Protecting Your Business Information – 8-May-2014

· Securing Your Business Information – 8-May-2014

· Update Rollup 17 for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 (KB 2915687) – 9-May-2014

Scripts & PowerShell:

· PowerShell Script Browser and Script Analyzer – Must-have tools for scripters – 8-May-2014 – clip_image002[46]

· Get-ComputerInfo – 5-May-2014 – clip_image002[47]

· PowerTip: Test Certificate by Using PowerShell – 4-May-2014 – clip_image002[48]

· Find user logon duration (VBScript) – 6-May-2014 – clip_image002[49]

· PowerTip: Sort a PowerShell Array – 9-May-2014

· Modify Mailbox Folder Permission in Microsoft Exchange 2010 (PowerShell) – 9-May-2014

· Modify Distribution Group Members in Microsoft Exchange 2010 (PowerShell) – 8-May-2014

· Collect Event Logs from Microsoft Exchange 2010 Servers (PowerShell) – 7-May-2014

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