Weekly IT Newsletter – July 21-25, 2014

Microsoft Exchange:

· VMware Issues With Exchange DAG – 21-July-2014 – clip_image001

· Exchange Server 2010 to 2013 Migration – Moving Public Folders – 24-July-2014 – clip_image001[1]

· Reporting on expired recurring meetings with EWS and PowerShell – 21-July-2014 – clip_image001[2]

· Save The Date – End of Exchange 2010, Windows 7 and 2008 Mainstream Support – T Minus 6 Months – 24-July-2014

· Exchange Server 2010 to 2013 Migration – Removing Legacy Servers – 25-July-2014

· Planning and Migrating a Small Organization from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2013 (Part 10) – 24-July-2014

· Create Custom RBAC roles with quick powerful cmdlets – 23-July-2014

Microsoft Lync:

· Microsoft Combine their Technical Conferences including LyncConf and TechEd into a single unified conference – 21-July-2014 – clip_image001[3]

· Polycom UCS 5.1 for VVX Phones – 24-July-2014 – clip_image001[4]

· Lync Snom Configuration Manager – 21-July-2014 – clip_image001[5]

· Lync 2013 Client Options Table – 21-July-2014 – clip_image001[6]

· A duplicate name exists on the network – 25-July-2014

· Where is my Lync PIN Stored? – 24-July-2014

· One Line: Apply Policies To Lync Users Not in a Group – 23-July-2014

· Lync M:N Routing Breaks AnalogDevices – 25-July-2014

· Lync Passive Authentication: Getting Your Hands Dirty – 21-July-2014

· Lync 201x Help! Where is the Delete Button to Remove My Phone Number? – 22-July-2014

· Lync 2013 Client, Desktop Sharing shows blank screen (Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1) – 23-July-2014

Active Directory:

· Four ways to search for Group Policy settings – 21-July-2014 – clip_image001[7]

· Microsoft Azure Active Directory Sync tool – Version Release History – 22-July-2014 – clip_image001[8]

· Active Directory: Mixing Server 2003 DCs and Server 2012 DCs May Result In Kerberos Authentication Errors – 23-July-2014 – clip_image001[9]

· Azure Active Directory SDK’s for iOS, Android and OSX – 21-July-2014

· Top Support Solutions for Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager – 21-July-2014

· DirSync for Office 365 setup fails – 25-July-2014

· SYSVOL and Group Policy out of Sync on Server 2012 R2 DCs using DFSR – 25-July-2014

Office 365:

· Spam email and Office 365 environment – overview – 25-July-2014 – clip_image001[10]

· Microsoft updates its Active Directory Sync tool with a small fix and a new prerequisite for .Net 4.5.1 – 24-July-2014 – clip_image001[11]

· Microsoft Earnings FY14 Q4, O365 growth, commitment to productivity and multiplatform support – 23-July-2014

· Practice Accelerator for Office 365 – 21-July-2014

· Starfield Secure Certificate Authority – G2 Not Trusted By Office 365 – 22-July-2014

· Making Office 365 even better for small and midsized businesses – 25-July-2014

· Deploying & Configuring Server 2012 R2 Essentials with Office 365 – 22-July-2014

Windows Azure:

· How to create a virtual network in Azure – 25-July-2014 – clip_image001[12]

· Troubleshooting synchronization with Windows Azure Active Directory (WAAD) (Part 2) – 22-July-2014 – clip_image001[13]

· Activating your Azure Internal Use Rights benefit – 24-July-2014

Windows Server 2012 & Windows Server 2012 R2:

· Use/Resize ReFS File System (Windows Server 2012 / R2) – 24-July-2014

Windows 8 & Windows 8.1:

· Here’s a sneak peek at Lock screen apps on Windows Phone 8.1 – 21-July-2014 – clip_image001[14]

· Windows 8.1 update 2 said to arrive on August 12th – 20-July-2014 – clip_image001[15]

· Video of Microsoft’s secret labs offers a look into the world of Surface – 23-July-2014 – clip_image001[16]

· Classic Windows 7 features make appearance in test builds of Windows 8.1 successor – 21-July-2014

Windows Phone:

· OneDrive updated for Windows Phone with download location choice, progress page and more – 21-July-2014 – clip_image001[17]

· Microsoft rolls out updates for MixRadio, Display and Network+ – 24-July-2014 – clip_image001[18]

· Hands-on with the new Live Lock Screen app for Windows Phone 8.1 – 25-July-2014 – clip_image001[19]

· Plex app for Windows Phone and Windows 8 on sale for 99 cents – 24-July-2014 – clip_image001[20]

· Uber officially returns to Windows Phone – 23-July-2014 – clip_image001[21]

· 5.8 million Lumia smartphones sold this last quarter – 22-July-2014 – clip_image001[22]

· Windows Phone 8.1 Preview users still need to downgrade their OS in order to get Lumia Cyan – 24-July-2014

· Foursquare teases Swarm for Windows Phone, still coming soon – 24-July-2014

· AT&T announces that the Lumia 1520 Windows Phone 8.1 update is now live – 24-July-2014

Microsoft Office:

· The Garage Series for Office 365: What’s new in the world of apps for Office? – 23-July-2014 – clip_image001[23]

· OneDrive for Business Redistributable Installer using the Office Deployment Tool for Click to Run – 24-July-2014

· OneNote available for Kindle Fire and Fire phone – 24-July-2014

· Tip o’ the Week #231 – Linking LinkedIn and Outlook, look! – 25-July-2014

SharePoint & Office Web App Server:

· Office Web Apps Server Error – 24-July-2014

SQL:

· Top Support Solutions for SQL Server 2012 – 21-July-2014 – clip_image001[24]

· Top Support Solutions for SQL Server 2008 – 21-July-2014 – clip_image001[25]

· For proven in-memory technology without costly add-ons, migrate your Oracle databases to SQL Server 2014 – 24-July-2014

· Get started backing up to the cloud with SQL Server Backup to Microsoft Azure Tool – 24-July-2014

System Center:

· New OpsMgr 2012 Dashboards Repository in TechNet Gallery – 23-July-2014 – clip_image001[26]

· OpsMgr 2012: A Trick to Drive Another Contextual Widget From PowerShell Grid Widget – 23-July-2014 – clip_image001[27]

· System Center Advisor – Limited Preview: Saved Searches, Cloud Attach Status and Usage, and more! – 24-July-2014

· KB: Request Count data is missing from APM reports after upgrade to Operations Manager 2012 R2 – 23-July-2014

· MP Blog – VEEAM MP Update – v7 MP for System Center – 22-July-2014

KB’s:

· Outlook 2013 cannot connect to Exchange 2013 using MAPI over HTTP when proxy is enabled – 22-July-2014

· Virtual machines lose network connectivity when you use Broadcom NetXtreme 1-gigabit network adapters – 24-July-2014

· VMMS Error event 15090 is logged when you try to remove a vhd or vhdx file in Hyper-V Manager – 24-July-2014

· Loss of consistency with IDE-attached virtual hard disks when a Hyper-V host server experiences an unplanned restart – 23-July-2014

· Proxy server causing issues in Outlook with Free/Busy, OOF and Mailtips – 24-July-2014

· Request Count data is missing from APM reports after upgrade to Operations Manager 2012 R2 – 22-July-2014

Downloads & Recent Releases:

· Update for Microsoft Silverlight (KB2977218) – 23-July-2014

· Azure SQL DB Audit Test – 22-July-2014

· Update for Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems (KB2980654) – 22-July-2014

· Update for Windows 8.1 (KB2980654) – 22-July-2014

· Microsoft SQL Server Migration Assistant v6.0 for MySQL – 23-July-2014

· Microsoft SQL Server Migration Assistant v6.0 for Access – 23-July-2014

· Microsoft SQL Server Migration Assistant v6.0 for Oracle – 23-July-2014

Scripts & PowerShell:

· Transforming the Active Directory Cmdlets: Part 4 – 24-July-2014 – clip_image001[28]

· Using PowerShell to discover information about your Microsoft SQL Servers – 21-July-2014 – clip_image001[29]

· Get DHCP Statistics and Send Alerts – 22-July-2014 – clip_image001[30]

· PowerShell TTUC #13 – Scheduled Jobs – 22-July-2014 – clip_image001[31]

· How to send a warning report of a mail storm – 21-July-2014 – clip_image001[32]

· PowerTip: Convert Plain Text to Secure String – 22-July-2014

· Creating a Secure Environment using PowerShell Desired State Configuration – 21-July-2014

· Get-PrinterDetails from Print Servers – 24-July-2014

· WMI PowerShell cmdlets – 24-July-2014

· Server Uptime Information Tool – ServUp.exe – 22-July-2014

· SharePoint 2007/2010/2013 Sites: Export the ‘Last Modified Date’ Property – 22-July-2014

· Get-MappedDrive – Get list of locally mapped network drives – 22-July-2014

· Automating deployments in Configuration Manager with PowerShell – 22-July-2014

· How to extract reports to get the DL’s utilization – 23-July-2014

· How to retrieve the IP Address from multiple virtual machines – 25-July-2014

· Transforming the Active Directory Cmdlets: Part 5 – 25-July-2014

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