Weekly IT Newsletter – July 7-11, 2014

Microsoft Exchange:

· Exchange Log Level GUI Script – 6-July-2014 – clip_image001

· How to increase the speed of Mailbox Migrations in Exchange 2010/2013 – 10-July-2014 – clip_image001[1]

· The UC Architects Podcast Ep40 – 8-July-2014 – clip_image001[2]

· Reasons to Love Exchange 2013 HA Slides from Microsoft Messaging User Group – 6-July-2014 – clip_image001[3]

· Test-ExchangeServerHealth.ps1 v1.09 is Now Available – 7-July-2014 – clip_image001[4]

· Automatic mailbox move requests in Exchange 2013 – 14-July-2014

· Exchange Server 2010 to 2013 Migration – Moving Mailboxes – 10-July-2014

· Hierarchical Address Book in Exchange 2013 – 11-July-2014

· Exchange 2013 Forest and Domain Versions – 22-June-2014

· Exchange ActiveSync Users on IOS: Update 7.1.2 Needs Hard Reset – 9-July-2014

· Moving Exchange Server 2013 Mailboxes – 10-July-2014

· Legacy Public Folder remnants in Exchange 2013 cause “The Microsoft Exchange Administrator has made a change…” prompt – 11-July-2014

· Planning and Migrating a Small Organization from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2013 (Part 9) – 8-July-2014

Microsoft Lync:

· Integrating Lync 2013 Monitoring Data and Excel using Power Pivot – 9-July-2014 – clip_image001[5]

· Script: List Lync Orphaned users – 8-July-2014 – clip_image001[6]

· Lync 2013 Edge server bug when adding new server pools – 11-July-2014 – clip_image001[7]

· The Complete Home Lync Lab: Part 1 Overview of Lab and Microsoft Exchange 2013 Server Setup – 9-July-2014 – clip_image001[8]

· LyncValidator Moves to Azure / Updated Port Scanning – 13-July-2014 – clip_image001[9]

· Which Version of Lync Client Do I Really have – 7-July-2014 – clip_image001[10]

· Matt Landis’ Worldwide Partner Conference 2014 Notes – 12-July-2014 – clip_image001[11]

· SIP Pinger Tool – 25-June-2014 – clip_image001[12]

· Video Content Management for Lync and Why You Should Care – 8-July-2014 – clip_image001[13]

· Assign Lync Policies to Lync users based on Active Directory Group membership – 7-July-2014 – clip_image001[14]

· Cannot join external Lync Meeting: Lync Edge Server Single IP Address (How too and issued Problems for Web Conferencing) – 14-July-2014

· Script: New-CsClonedPolicy.ps1 – Clones Existing Lync 2013 Policy To a New Policy – Ehlo World! – 9-July-2014

· Rogue Registrar Configuration Entries – 8-July-2014

· Sonus SBC1000/2000 Release 3.2 Gives You PRI, FXS or FXO Ports Now & You License Enable Them When Needed – 9-July-2014

· Quick Tip: Downgrading from Lync Licensed/Full to Eval Version – 7-July-2014

· Auto provisioning snom phones for Lync – 6-July-2014

· Lync Quick Tip: Disable Pre-Population of Contacts – 10-July-2014

· Lync 2013 Delegates Pt.1 (Non Lync Enterprise Voice enabled delegation) – 7-July-2014

· Lync 2013 Replication not working – 11-July-2014

· Migration of Edge Server Environment Failure – 11-July-2014

· Change Lync On-line Meeting Invitation to Other Languages – 9-July-2014

Active Directory:

· Installing First Windows 2012 Domain Controller into Existing Forest/Domain via PowerShell – 9-July-2014 – clip_image001[15]

· Recovering from Accidentally Deleted AD objects with PowerShell , AD Recycle BIN , Windows 2012 Active Directory – 9-July-2014 – clip_image001[16]

· Active Directory Infrastructure Assessment Template – 9-July-2014 – clip_image001[17]

· Troubleshooting TLS1.2 and Certificate Issue with Microsoft Message Analyzer: A Real World Example – 7-July-2014

· How to get certificate SANs directly from the issuing ADCS CA – 10-July-2014

Office 365:

· Email Journaling in Office 365 – 9-July-2014 – clip_image001[18]

· OneDrive for Business – Part 1: Overview – 7-July-2014 – clip_image001[19]

· Azure Active Directory Synchronization Tool: Password Sync as Backup for AD FS Federated Domains – 9-July-2014 – clip_image001[20]

· End User Access To Spam Quarantine in Office 365 – 13-July-2014 – clip_image001[21]

· Released – Official name for Oslo and New Office 365 SMB Plans – 9-July-2014 – clip_image001[22]

· Multi-Factor Authentication in Office 365 (Part 2) – 9-July-2014 – clip_image001[23]

· Failure Upgrading DirSync with a Remote SQL Instance – 10-July-2014

Windows Azure:

· Introducing Microsoft Azure StorSimple – 9-July-2014 – clip_image001[24]

· Troubleshooting synchronization with Windows Azure Active Directory (WAAD) (Part 1) – 10-July-2014

· Microsoft launches Windows Apportals – 11-July-2014

Windows Server 2012 & Windows Server 2012 R2:

· Installing Windows 2012 Core as additional Domain Controller into Existing Forest/Domain. Sconfig is your Friend – 9-July-2014

· Issues on Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2 with VMQ and Emulex network adapters – 10-July-2014

· Name Resolution Performance of Windows DNS Server 2012 R2 – 8-July-2014

· Learning from Cloud: Changing the Storage Area Networks Game – 7-July-2014

Windows 8 & Windows 8.1:

· Microsoft’s Surface mini “back in production” – 7-July-2014 – clip_image001[25]

· Nadella to Microsoft: “Devices and services” out, but still “mobile first, cloud first” – 10-July-2014 – clip_image001[26]

· Surface Pro 3 updates bring improved battery life, updated Type Cover reliability – 8-July-2014 – clip_image001[27]

· New Start menu leaks in Windows build 9788 – 13-July-2014 – clip_image001[28]

· Prevent Windows password reset hacks – 8-July-2014

· How to disable the touch screen on your Windows 8.1 laptop – 12-July-2014

· Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 get optional July updates – 9-July-2014

· Bitlocker PIN on Surface Pro 3 and Other Tablets – 14-July-2014

· Share WiFi in Windows 8.1 – 10-July-2014

Windows Phone:

· Twitter finally updates its Windows Phone app after seven months – 8-July-2014 – clip_image001[29]

· Cortana has accurately predicted World Cup 2014 results, managed to get only one fixture wrong – 14-July-2014 – clip_image001[30]

· Sony to join Windows Phone 8.1 party with Lue Z? [Update]– 9-July-2014 – clip_image001[31]

· LG and Microsoft working together on Windows Phone 8.1, Threshold… and TV – 10-July-2014 – clip_image001[32]

· Which countries have the largest piece of the Windows Phone pie? – 10-July-2014 – clip_image001[33]

· Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 reportedly nears completion by Microsoft – 8-July-2014 – clip_image001[34]

· The private beta app for BBM on Windows Phone may be here but you can’t have it yet – 1-July-2014

· Updated Groupon app now available for all Windows Phone handsets – 9-July-2014

· New Microsoft mobile phone gets FCC approval – 7-July-2014

· How to set an alarm with Cortana – 7-July-2014

· Nextgen Reader reader now faster and universal, major update now available – 11-July-2014

· Stephen Elop to make keynote address during September’s ‘Super Mobility Week’ – 10-July-2014

· Big Windows Phone 8.1 update coming to Weather, join the beta today – 9-July-2014

· Official BBC iPlayer Radio app now finally available for Windows Phone – 7-July-2014

Microsoft Office:

· Outlook 2013 Distorted Display Issues – 8-July-2014 – clip_image001[35]

· Microsoft is looking for beta testers for OneNote – 11-July-2014 – clip_image001[36]

· Tell us what you think about OneNote, and sign up to try out the Android beta version soon! – 10-July-2014

· Webinar: Tips for searching Outlook – 7-July-2014

SharePoint & Office Web App Server:

· Virtualizing SharePoint 2013 Workloads – 8-July-2014 – clip_image001[37]

· New interactive training for hybrid computing now available – 8-July-2014

· I Keep Getting Prompted to Authenticate in SharePoint Online! – 9-July-2014

· Mobile Entrée 365; A tool to enhance SharePoint Online’s mobile experience! – 10-July-2014

SQL:

· New: ASP.NET Session State Provider for SQL Server In-Memory OLTP – 10-July-2014

· Get list of objects created or modified today – 10-July-2014

System Center:

· Update Rollup 3 for Operations Manager 2012 SP1 is now available – 8-July-2014 – clip_image001[38]

· UR#2 SCCM 2012 R2 BREAKS Mulitcast (Again) – 11-July-2014

· Tell Microsoft What YOU Think About The SCOM 2012x Web Console – 7-July-2014

· Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2012 Step By Step (pdf) English – 9-July-2014

· SCVMM 2012 Complete Guide – Step by Step – 12-July-2014

KB’s:

· Update Rollup 3 for Operations Manager 2012 SP1 – 8-July-2014 – clip_image001[39]

· Compatibility update for Windows 8.1 and Windows 8 – 8-July-2014 – clip_image001[40]

· Office 2010 cumulative update for July 2014 – 8-July-2014 – clip_image001[41]

· Outlook cannot open your Exchange mailbox if your legacyExchangeDN attribute contains invalid characters – 14-July-2014 – clip_image001[42]

· Error 454 4.7.0 Temporary authentication failure when SMTP relay to Remote Active Directory Site – 8-July-2014

· Exchange 2013 Workload Management event descriptions aren’t displayed in the Application log – 8-July-2014

· Update to force the cryptography interface to be the top window is available for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 – 8-July-2014

· A domain controller freezes when an event subscription manager list is long in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 – 8-July-2014

· Cannot access DFS root when the DFS path is offline and you log on to a Windows-based computer for the first time – 8-July-2014

· Group Policy Preferences items take a long time to apply because of full DFS namespace sync – 8-July-2014

· Best practices for setting up Remote Desktop Licensing (Terminal Server Licensing) across Active Directory Domains/Forests or Workgroup – 11-July-2014

· Microsoft security advisory: Vulnerability in IPsec could allow security feature bypass – 10-July-2014

· IP addresses become APIPA when DHCP failover server running Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2 is unavailable – 8-July-2014

· Microsoft security advisory: Improperly issued digital certificates could allow spoofing – 10-July-2014

· Modern Apps cannot connect when you use a Check Point VPN connection – 8-July-2014

· A high DPI setting may cause display errors in some Windows 8 programs and tools – 8-July-2014

Downloads & Recent Releases:

· July 2014 Security Release ISO Image – 9-July-2014 – clip_image001[43]

· Largest collection of FREE Microsoft eBooks ever, including: Windows 8.1, Windows 8,PowerShell, Exchange Server, Lync 2013, System Center, Azure, Cloud, SQL Server – 9-July-2014 – clip_image001[44]

· Microsoft-Disaster-Preparedness-eGuide-2012 – 9-July-2014

· The-Cloud-Computing-Guide-for-Construction – 9-July-2014

· System Center Operations Manager 2012 OpsConfig Tool v1.1 – 13-July-2014

· Developing big data solutions on Microsoft Azure HDInsight – eBook Download – 9-July-2014

· Data Collection Process for SharePoint – 8-July-2014

Scripts & PowerShell:

· PowerTip: PowerShell Summit Europe 2014 – 12-July-2014

· Weekend Scripter: Top Ten PowerScripting PodCasts – 12-July-2014

· Powershell script to rename many computers and join them to AD domain – 13-July-2014

· Handling Errors the PowerShell Way – 9-July-2014

· PowerShell Script-checks user Last logon and the authenticating Domain Controller – 10-July-2014

· How to assign License to unlicensed users automatically – 14-July-2014

· Publish Active Directory Group membership to SharePoint Webpage – 12-July-2014

· Search For Active Directory Users Based on the Age of Their Passwords – 10-July-2014

· Script to automate connect and disconnect from Office 365 – 11-July-2014

· DPM Health Check – 6-July-2014

· How to get the SharePoint 2013 Search Index File – 6-July-2014

· How to manage Inbox ‘Rules Quota’ limit in Exchange Online – 8-July-2014

· How to export all URLs of Internet Explorer tabs at once – 7-July-2014

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