Weekly IT Newsletter – August 11-15, 2014

Microsoft Exchange:

· Fix for MSExchange Mailbox Replication EventID 1121 Error Every Minute – 17-Aug-2014 – clip_image001

· Top Support Solutions for Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 – 12-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[1]

· Managed Availability Probes – 11-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[2]

· Another solution for Autodiscover 401 woes in #MSExchange – 14-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[3]

· Retention policies: the fat-busters of the Exchange world – 13-Aug-2014

· Exchange: Receive Connector Tango! – Part 1 – 16-Aug-2014

· Impersonation: To be, or pretend to be – 13-Aug-2014

· What Does DatabaseCopyActivationDisabledAndMoveNow Do? – 17-Aug-2014

· Retrieving the Move History for an Exchange Server 2010/2013 Mailbox – 16-Aug-2014

· Script: Exchange Certificates Report – 13-Aug-2014

· Exchange 2013 OWA -> 2010 : “something went wrong” issue – 12-Aug-2014

· Add an IP Block List Provider to Exchange Server 2013 Edge Transport – 13-Aug-2014

· Role Based Access Control in Exchange 2013 – 13-Aug-2014

Microsoft Lync:

· Lync 2013 Client Update August 2014 15.0.4641.1000 – 15 Fixes – 12-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[4]

· Communications market update: customer response and analysts’ assessments – 11-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[5]

· New Tool: Lync Common Area Phone Management (GUI) – 12-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[6]

· Microsoft releases August 2014 update for Lync 2013 Client (KB2881070) – 12-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[7]

· Lync 2013 Video Conference Gateway Solution From Polycom – 11-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[8]

· Polycom and Microsoft Lync are changing the way we make phone calls – 3-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[9]

· Understanding: Lync client Configuration Information -11-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[10]

· Controlling Lync 2013 Mobile Clients Via Policy – 10-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[11]

· Tip o’ the Week #235 – Present on Lync – 15-Aug-2014

· Lync 2013 Edge Network Diagram – 15-Aug-2014

· Lync SDN For Dummies – Part 1 – 11-Aug-2014

· Lync Error: Cannot locate configuration store location container in the Active Directory global settings container – 12-Aug-2014

· Lync 2013 Meeting Icon Missing – 11-Aug-2014

· Lync Call Concurrency and SIP Channel Usage – 13-Aug-2014

· Lync Anonymous Response Group Limitations and Field Notes – 11-Aug-2014

· Polycom CX 8000 Documents – 12-Aug-2014

· Lync Server 2013 Management Shell Hangs on Windows Server 2012 R2 – 11-Aug-2014

Active Directory:

· Control Internet Explorer ActiveX blocking with Group Policy – 14-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[12]

· GPO Migration with PowerShell – Now including WMI filters – 11-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[13]

· How to configure an OU as default for new objects in Active Directory – 15-Aug-2014

· How to add an additional domain controller – 8-Aug-2014

Office 365:

· Fast track Office 365 migrations by Microsoft pose some challenges for partners – 11-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[14]

· How to develop and deploy for SharePoint Online (Office 365) – 15-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[15]

· Office 365 news round-up – 15-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[16]

· Script: Set-UPN-O365.ps1 – Sets UPNs on-premises and in Office 365 – 15-Aug-2014

· Business is better with Office 365: See businesses succeeding around the world – 15-Aug-2014

Windows Azure:

· Multi-Forest Identity Solution – Azure AD Sync – 13-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[17]

· Prepping for new management features – 15-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[18]

· Cloud SureStep: Azure – Azure focused resources for our SMB Partners! – 14-Aug-2014

· Scripts-to-Tools: Auto-provisioning Azure Virtual Networks with PowerShell and XML – 15-Aug-2014

Windows Server 2012 & Windows Server 2012 R2:

· Top Support Solutions for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 – 11-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[19]

· Microsoft Server 2003 to 2012R2 – More than just end of Life – 11-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[20]

· FREE: Sysmon – New Sysinternals tool logs system activity in Event Log – 12-Aug-2014

Windows 8 & Windows 8.1:

· Top Support Solutions for Windows 8 or 8.1 – 11-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[21]

· Download links for Windows 8.1 August Update removed due to bugs – 16-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[22]

· Download the Windows 8.1 August updates now [updated] – 16-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[23]

· Windows 9 preview could materialize as soon as next month – 15-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[24]

· Skype for Windows 8.1 update now allows users to edit sent messages – 12-Aug-2014

· Surface Pro 3, Surface Pro and Surface RT all get new firmware updates – 12-Aug-2014

· Surface Pro 3 Docking Station now available from Microsoft, Best Buy, and Staples – 15-Aug-2014

Windows Phone:

· Waze: No plans for Windows Phone app update – 16-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[25]

· HTC One with Windows Phone looks good in new renders – 15-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[26]

· Hisense launches first Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 device called Nana – 14-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[27]

· Wunderlist beta now available for Windows – 17-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[28]

· HTC’s upcoming Windows Phone specs leak, includes support for Dot View – 10-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[29]

· Top New and Rising Windows Phone Games – 16-Aug-2014

· BBM drops beta status on Windows Phone – 15-Aug-2014

· Microsoft builds a Snapchat competitor called WindUp – 14-Aug-2014

· Verizon Lumia 830 specs rumored to include 20.1 MP PureView camera, 4.5-inch display – 11-Aug-2014

· First update for Uber on Windows Phone brings in-app fare quotes – 14-Aug-2014

· Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 opens up to password protected Office documents – 11-Aug-2014

Microsoft Office:

· How To Use OneNote Like A Pro! – 12-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[30]

· OneNote Online co-authoring experience improvements – 13-Aug-2014

SharePoint & Office Web App Server:

· The SharePoint Team is listening – make your voice heard – 15-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[31]

· SharePoint 2013: Using the App Only policy and App Principals instead of username and password combos – 12-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[32]

· SharePoint 2013 SP1 Installation with local SQL 2012 DB – 14-Aug-2014

SQL:

· Insights on SQL Server 2014 Data Warehousing Edition – 13-Aug-2014

· Advanced analytics in healthcare with Epic, SQL Server and Azure – 15-Aug-2014

System Center:

· Integrate System Center Advisor into Operations Manager Dashboards – 14-Aug-2014

· MDT 2013 – Part II: Create a Deployment Task Sequence and Deploy a Custom Windows Server 2012 R2 Base OS Image – 11-Aug-2014

· The user account running the Configuration Manager console has insufficient permissions to read – 15-Aug-2014

KB’s:

· “HTTP 400 Bad Request” error when proxying HTTP requests from Exchange Server 2013 to a previous version of Exchange Server – 5-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[33]

· Lync Server access edge services cannot negotiate a TLS connection with the AOL federated client – 13-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[34]

· August 2014 update for Lync Server 2013 does not install if Core Components is installed – 15-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[35]

· On-demand virus scan freezes in Windows – 14-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[36]

· Memory usage of Wmiprvse.exe keeps increasing when you run an application or script in Windows – 12-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[37]

· Cross-premises archive issues in Exchange Server 2010 and Exchange Server 2013 – 5-Aug-2014

· Hybrid Configuration wizard error “Subtask CheckPrereqs execution failed” for Exchange Server 2013 – 13-Aug-2014

· “Terminated in error” found in Outlook Sync Issues log files – 14-Aug-2014

· Office 2010 cumulative update for August 2014 – 12-Aug-2014

· The DHCP server removes the A and PTR records when you create a reservation for an active lease – 12-Aug-2014

· iSCSI target service crashes randomly in Windows Server 2012 R2 or Windows Server 2012 – 12-Aug-2014

· FIX: User mode processes in an application are unresponsive on servers that are running Windows Server 2012 – 12-Aug-2014

· Storage Optimizer memory use increases when it runs on thin provisioned LUNs – 12-Aug-2014

· July 2014 compatibility update for Windows 8.1 and Windows 8 – 13-Aug-2014

· AD FS cannot start on a non-English language-based server in Windows Server 2012 R2 or Windows Server 2008 R2 – 12-Aug-2014

Downloads & Recent Releases:

· VMM Network Builder – 15-Aug-2014

· Modal Dialog Performance Fix for Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 SP2 (x64) – 15-Aug-2014

· Windows Embedded Compact 7 Monthly Update July 2014 – 15-Aug-2014

Scripts & PowerShell:

· PowerShell Input Output Escapades – 13-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[38]

· Taking control of verbose and debug output, part 1 – 11-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[39]

· How to remove OneDrive from the Windows Explorer Navigation pane in Windows 8.1 – 11-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[40]

· How to show “This PC” or “Computer” on desktop in Windows Server 2012 – 12-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[41]

· PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Find Printer Configuration – 10-Aug-2014

· Weekend Scripter: Many Paths to a PowerShell Command – 17-Aug-2014

· How to add run MSI as administrator to context menu in Windows 8 – 10-Aug-2014

· How to automatically mount a VHD at Startup in Windows 8 – 13-Aug-2014

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