Weekly IT Newsletter – May 19-23, 2014

Microsoft Exchange:

· Is it time to dump RAID for your Exchange 2013 deployment? – 18-May-2014 – clip_image001

· Unified Messaging Architecture in Exchange Server 2013 – 21-May-2014 – clip_image001[1]

· Microsoft pulling back on some MEC commitments and a rather delicious rumor – 20-May-2014 = clip_image001[2]

· Hub Transport Queue Alert – 23-May-2014 – clip_image001[3]

· What to know before you upgrade to Exchange 2013 – 14-May-2014 – clip_image001[4]

· Get-DailyBackupAlerts.ps1 Script Updated to v1.06 – 22-May-2014 – clip_image001[5]

· SMTP Firewall Requirements for Exchange Online – 20-May-2014

· RBAC Made Easy (Part 1) – 20-May-2014

· Help! Where do I put my Hybrid server? – 20-May-2014

· Script to Extract Mailbox folder Permissions – 18-May-2014

· Get-MyMailboxStatistics – 22-May-2014

· Exchange Server 2010 to 2013 Migration – Namespace and Certificate Planning – 26-May-2014

· Exchange Server 2010 to 2013 Migration – Pre-Requisites and Information Gathering – 22-May-2014

· Exchange Server 2010 to 2013 Migration – Environment Overview – 20-May-2014

· Exchange Server 2010 Mailboxes and the ServerName Attribute – 18-May-2014

· Mailbox move failed at 95% with Exception Unable to modify Table (Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010) – 20-May-2014

Microsoft Lync:

· Script: Get a Lync User Contacts List – 20-May-2014 – clip_image001[6]

· Using Lync like a LyncPRO – Use custom presence states! – 26-May-2014 – clip_image001[7]

· Lync Tools – Get Lync Objects and Policies – 26-May-2014 – clip_image001[8]

· Script: Count Lync Users Assignment Per Policy – 18-May-2014 – clip_image001[9]

· Lync 2013 Front End Service Stuck Starting – 21-May-2014 – clip_image001[10]

· Building a Lync 2013 lab on Windows Azure – Notes from the Field – 19-May-2014 – clip_image001[11]

· Lync Enterprise Voice oneliner: Find users with LineURI from a specific country – 19-May-2014 – clip_image001[12]

· Duplicated Lync contacts in Outlook (Lync 2010, Lync 2013, Outlook 2010, Outlook 2013) – 23-May-2014 – clip_image001[13]

· Lync 2013 Meetings Fail in Migration Situation – 21-May-2014

· Polycom VVX gives SIP480 – Can’t be Called – 25-May-2014

· The effect of changing a LineURI on Lync Phone Edition Phones – 21-May-2014

· Looking up published telephone numbers in the database – 19-May-2014

· Data Sheet: Polycom CX5100 Unified Conference Station for Microsoft Lync (17260) – 20-May-2014

· Sonus SBC 2000 not matching AD Query – 21-May-2014

· Testing Exchange EWS service accessibility from internal/external Lync clients – 21-May-2014

· Lync, your productivity wingman – 21-May-2014

Active Directory:

· Group Policy Preferences Passwords Bite the Dust! – 19-May-2014 – clip_image001[14]

· Upgrading Active Directory using virtualization – 20-May-2014 – clip_image001[15]

· How DCs are Located Across Forest-Trusts: Part Two – 26-May-2014 – clip_image001[16]

· FREE: Bulk Password Control – Automate Active Directory user object changes – 22-May-2014 – clip_image001[17]

· DFS Replication: How to troubleshoot missing SYSVOL and Netlogon shares – 23-May-2014

· Managing Federation Services–Creating a GPO to support ADFS Single Sign-on – 19-May-2014

· Security Thoughts: Passwords in Group Policy Preferences (CVE-2014-1812) – 23-May-2014

· KnowledgeBase: Colleagues with IE get Windows prompts when authenticating to AD FS behind TMG, forms-based authentication when using Chrome or FireFox – 24-May-2014 – clip_image001[18]

Office 365:

· Office 365 Multi-Factor Authentication (Part 2) – 22-May-2014 – clip_image001[19]

· Auditing email data and systems in Office 365 – 20-May-2014 – clip_image001[20]

· Managing the Password Synchronization in DirSync – 23-May-2014 – clip_image001[21]

· Simplifying the Office 365 admin experience – 21-May-2014 – clip_image001[22]

· New technology changes comparison between on-premises and cloud software – 21-May-2014

· Office 365: Mail to deleted mail enabled user accounts results in NDR – 13-May-2014

· Choosing a sign-in model for Office 365 – 13-May-2014

· Gartner Lays Out Evaluation Criteria for Office 365 Moves – 20-May-2014

· Join the Office 365 technical webcast May 22: Provisioning techniques with SharePoint Apps – 20-May-2014

· The Garage Series for Office 365: Under the Hood with Information Security and Compliance – 21-May-2014

Windows Azure:

· Downloading Azure Friday videos from Channel 9 with one line of PowerShell – 23-May-2014 – clip_image001[23]

· Microsoft Azure Announcements from TechEd 2014 – 19-May-2014 – clip_image001[24]

· Doc Updates for Azure RMS – May 2014 – 23-May-2014

· Web Site and Azure – Many Ways to Host – 20-May-2014

· Leverage Power BI with SQL Server 2014 & Azure: Webinar Recap – 23-May-2014

· Windows Azure Pack – SCOM Management Pack – 404 Errors After Deployment in SCOM Management Console – 26-May-2014

Windows Server 2012 & Windows Server 2012 R2:

· Hyper-V Replica Health Report – 22-May-2014

· How To Automate Changing The Local Administrator Password – 19-May-2014

· ‘Tip of the Day’ Top Tips for February – 14-May-2014

Windows 8 & Windows 8.1:

· Microsoft officially announces 12-inch Surface Pro 3, starting at $799 – 20-May-2014 – clip_image001[25]

· Surface Pro 3 review: Is the third time the charm? – 23-May-2014 – clip_image001[26]

· The new 12-inch Surface Pro 3, in pictures – 20-May-2014 – clip_image001[27]

· Security Thoughts: Internet Explorer 8 Woes (CVE-2014-1770) – 26-May-2014

· Registry Editor Favorites – Who Knew? – 21-May-2014

Windows Phone:

· New Windows Phone apps from Microsoft include #wpdev, Channel 9 and more – 26-May-2014 – clip_image001[28]

· Five features missing from Windows Phone 8.1 – 26-May-2014 – clip_image001[29]

· Microsoft updates OneDrive and Xbox Music for Windows Phone with new features – 24-May-2014 – clip_image001[30]

· Microsoft: We are working to help fix WhatsApp on Windows Phone – 22-May-2014 – clip_image001[31]

· Official Windows Phone file manager delayed to June, to be called ‘Files’ – 23-May-2014 – clip_image001[32]

· Grab this free app now to keep your Windows Phone Lockscreen fresh – 25-May-2014

· Bing Maps gets some style improvements, makes roads and landmarks standout – 24-May-2014

Microsoft Office:

· Microsoft gives an accidental sneak peek of touch Office’s evolution – 19-May-2014 – clip_image001[33]

· The art of designing Office for iPad – 22-May-2014 – clip_image001[34]

· Go Paperless by Using OneNote 2013 – 20-May-2013

· What’s New in Excel 2013 – 24-May-2014

· What’s New in PowerPoint 2013 – 24-May-2014

· What’s New in Office Professional Plus 2013 – 24-May-2014

· What’s New in OneNote 2013 – 24-May-2014

· What’s New in Word 2013 – 24-May-2014

· What’s New in Outlook 2013 – 24-May-2014

· What’s New in Lync 2013 – 24-May-2014

SharePoint & Office Web App Server:

· Business Intelligence with SharePoint 2013 and SQL 2012 – 21-May-2014 – clip_image001[35]

· Query SharePoint 2013 Search with PowerShell – 22-May-2014 – clip_image001[36]

· SharePoint 2010 support for Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 – 20-May-2014 – clip_image001[37]

· Get a list of all files on a SharePoint site or site collection using PowerShell – 22-May-2014

· How to configure search suggestions in SharePoint 2013 – 26-May-2014

SQL:

· Edgenet Exec Q&A – 22-May-2014

· Dell Doubles Application Speeds, Processes Transactions 9X Faster with In-Memory OLTP – 21-May-2014

· Architecture of the Microsoft Analytics Platform System – 20-May-2014

System Center:

· SCOM Gateways: How To Enable Status Monitoring For Sites – 19-May-2014 – clip_image001[38]

· UR#1 SCCM 2012 R2 Breaks Multicast. Error Code (0x80070002) – 23-May-2014

· OpsMgr Dashboard Fun: Google Maps – 24-May-2014

· Force SCCM Distribution Point to refresh failed packages – 18-May-2014

· System Center Updates Publisher – Third-party patch management – 21-May-2014

· System Center Updates Publisher – Create a SCUP catalog – 23-May-2014

· Management Pack for the SCOM 2012 Maintenance Mode Scheduler – 22-May-2014

· Lookout for the IE Version in the OpsMgr PowerShell Web Browser Widget – 24-May-2014

KB’s:

· Images are missing when using Outlook in online mode with Exchange Server 2013 – 22-May-2014 – clip_image001[39]

· The front-end Microsoft Exchange Transport service stops and does not restart after you upgrade to Exchange Server 2013 SP1 – 19-May-2014 – clip_image001[40]

· The relying party trust in AD FS is stopped when a request is made to AD FS for a delegated token – 21-May-2014 – clip_image001[41]

· SQL Server does not start because a service account could not be authenticated – 21-May-2014 – clip_image001[42]

· Users can’t move items between on-premises Exchange Server 2010 mailboxes and their cloud-based archive in Outlook Web App – 23-May-2014

· The BlackBerry Enterprise Server services do not start automatically on system restarts – 26-May-2014

· Possible Outlook mail flow issue using iCloud add-in – 25-May-2014

· You may experience connectivity issues or performance issues when you connect a mobile PC that is running Windows to a wireless access point – 22-May-2014

· List of iSCSI targets may be truncated or missing – 22-May-2014

· Event ID 150 is logged on a Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V host – 22-May-2014

· You cannot create more than four SMTP virtual servers in Windows Server 2008 R2 – 22-May-2014

Downloads & Recent Releases:

· Using Lync-Skype Connectivity in Skype – 21-May-2014 – clip_image001[43]

· Explore Windows 8.1 (Quick Resource Guide) – 21-May-2014 – clip_image001[44]

· Get Started: Office 365 – 24-May-2014 – clip_image001[45]

· Collaborating by using SharePoint Server 2010 – 19-May-2014

· Microsoft Exchange Web Services Managed API 2.2 – 20-May-2014

· OSD in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager – 21-May-2014

· Explore Windows 8.1 – 21-May-2014

· Microsoft Azure Hybrid Connection Manager – 21-May-2014

· SharePoint Online 101 – 24-May-2014

· Microsoft Monitoring Agent 2013 Update 1 Preview (1.66.1) – 23-May-2014

Scripts & PowerShell:

· CopyDsAcl – Copy a security principal’s ACEs from one Active Directory object – July-2013 – clip_image001[46]

· Announcing Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration for Linux – 19-May-2014 – clip_image001[47]

· How to get mount point volume list from a specified physical path – 20-May-2014 – clip_image001[48]

· How to automatically collect GPO logs for troubleshooting – 22-May-2014 – clip_image001[49]

· Determine VPN Users Who Comply With Authentication and Client Health Policies – 20-May-2014 – clip_image001[50]

· Install Script Browser & Script Analyzer from PowerShellGet of WMF 5.0 – 22-May-2014 – clip_image001[51]

· Getting Physical Disk Information of Cluster Shared Volumes – 22-May-2014

· Getting VMs with Dynamic Memory on SCVMM 2012 R2 – 22-May-2014

· PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Discover Laptop Webcam – 25-May-2014

· PowerTip: Import All PowerShell Modules – 22-May-2014

· How to add a site list to Enterprise Mode in Internet Explorer 11 – 19-May-2014

· How to input or change Office 2013 product key – 21-May-2014

· How to change Autosave interval in Outlook – 23-May-2014

· How to remove all network printers on a computer – 22-May-2014

· Send HTML email report for Exchange mailbox database stats (Exchange 2013) – 22-May-2014

· PowerTip: Find Disk Partition Information with PowerShell – 26-May-2014

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