Weekly IT Newsletter – September 1-5, 2014

Microsoft Exchange:

· Exchange-Processor Query Tool: PowerShell Edition – 1-Sep-2014 – clip_image001

· Critical Issue with Litigation Hold in Exchange Server 2013 and Office 365 – 1-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[1]

· More Hybrid Issues for Exchange Server 2013 with Cumulative Update 6 – 31-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[2]

· Reporting delegate access to Exchange mailboxes – 5-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[3]

· Exchange Unwashed Digest – August 2014 – 1-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[4]

· Reporting Outlook Client Versions Using Log Parser Studio – 3-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[5]

· Creating a Mailbox alias usage report with EWS and Powershell – 5-Sep-2014

· Error Code 8224 While Running Ldifde.exe to Import Schema File – 4-Sep-2014

· The call to mrsproxy.svc failed. The HTTP request was forbidden – 5-Sep-2014

· E-mail Forensics in a Corporate Exchange Environment (Part 2) – 4-Sep-2014

· Managing mailbox features with corporate profiles (Part 3) – 3-Sep-2014

· Outlook Connection Status Shows “Clear [Anonymous]” and “SSL [No]” – 4-Sep-2014

· Important Update for Database Crashes in an Exchange Server 2013 Cumulative Update 6 and Exchange Server 2007 Co-Existence Environment – 31-Aug-2014

· Microsoft releases post Exchange 2013 CU6 fixes for restoring the Hybrid Node in EAC and the failing databases in co-existence environment with Exchange 2007 – 1-Sep-2014

Microsoft Lync:

· Understanding Lync Modalities – 31-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[6]

· Lync Server 2013 PowerShell Cmdlet Updates and Additions since RTM – 31-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[7]

· Lync Ms-skip-rnl Tag Experience – 4-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[8]

· Polycom releases UC software 5.1.2 for VVX and SoundStructure – 4-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[9]

· Anchors and “DialPlan” with identity “34″ assigned to “sip:UserName@Domain.com” has been removed from configuration store – 2-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[10]

· Updated: Polycom VVX FTP Provisioning Server Creation Script – 5-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[11]

· So You Want to Deploy UC? – 5-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[12]

· Lync connectivity analyser loop and dump – 1-Sep-2014

· Lync 2013 Delegates Pt.2 (Lync Enterprise Voice enabled delegation) – 2-Sep-2014

· Control snom IP Phone – 4-Sep-2014

· How To Remove Legacy OCS Dial-in Simple URL from Lync Server – 2-Sep-2014

· HLB and DNS Load Balancing – Lync 2013 Topology with High Availability (POOLs, DNS LB vs HLB) – 5-Sep-2014

Active Directory:

· PowerShell Module for Active Directory SID History Now Faster – 5-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[13]

· Service Principal Name Attribute Limitations – 1-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[14]

· Group Policy Central Store – 3-Sep-2014

Office 365:

· Announcing Office 365 deployment benefits for new customers – 3-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[15]

· Office 365 Pro Plus Adds Shared Computer Support – 3-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[16]

· The Garage Series for Office 365: Assessing the Top 5 Cloud Security Threats with Mark Russinovich – 3-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[17]

· Assign Office 365 license via PowerShell – 4-Sep-2014

· Propose New Time—a new feature for Outlook Web App in Office 365 – 3-Sep-2014

· Personalize your Office 365 experience by selecting themes – 2-Sep-2014

Windows Azure:

· 50+ SaaS Apps and growing now support federation with Azure AD! – 3-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[18]

· What’s New in Azure Rights Management – 4-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[19]

· Microsoft Azure IaaS Introduction Part I – Getting Started with Virtual Machines – 30-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[20]

· Windows Azure Pack for Windows Server 2012 R2 Guide – 5-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[21]

· Azure Website & Managed Cache Service – 26-Aug-2014

· Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud – Step-by-Step: Cross-Premises Connectivity with Azure ExpressRoute (Part 16) – 5-Sep-2014

· Azure AD: Under the hood of our geo-redundant, highly available, distributed cloud directory – 2-Sep-2014

Windows Server 2012 & Windows Server 2012 R2:

· Importing Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V VM Into Server 2012 – 3-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[22]

· RDP Stops working on 2008 R2 after KB2667402 applied – 2-Sep-2014

Windows 8 & Windows 8.1:

· Windows 8.1 August Updates are available again – 3-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[23]

· Windows Threshold: Say hello to the notification center – 5-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[24]

· Microsoft is finally dropping its 2GB file restriction for OneDrive – 1-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[25]

· Sharing the Registry Editor Favourites Love – 5-Sep-2014

· Wireless Network Troubleshooting with inSSIDer4 – 5-Sep-2014

· Map network drive in Windows 8.1, Windows 8 and Windows 7 – 5-Sep-2014

· Unpin Windows Store app from Taskbar with PowerShell logon script – 4-Sep-2014

Windows Phone:

· Microsoft is moving away from Windows Phone and towards ‘Windows’ for your phone – 5-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[26]

· Lumia 830 specs and pricing revealed – 4-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[27]

· Next Lumia update will be called Lumia Denim – 4-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[28]

· Polaroid is the latest brand to launch a Windows Phone, the WinPro 5 – 6-Sep-2014

· Microsoft Lumia 735 and 830 coming to the US ‘soon’ – 5-Sep-2014

· Nokia Software Recovery Tool updated with support for latest products and more – 3-Sep-2014

· Cortana for Windows Phone 8.1 adds NFL game predictions via Bing – 3-Sep-2014

· Opera Mini browser taking sign ups to beta test Windows Phone version – 2-Sep-2014

· Microsoft’s Help+Tips Windows Phone 8.1 app comes out of beta – 5-Sep-0214

· TechSpot: Nokia Lumia 930 Review – 3-Sep-2014

· Background Wallpapers HD, more Windows Phone wallpapers than you can shake a stick at – 1-Sep-2014

Microsoft Office:

· Tip o’ the Week #239 – OneNote templates – 5-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[29]

· What’s new: August 2014 – 2-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[30]

· Join the Office 365 support webcast: What’s New with Project Online and Project Server 2013 – 5-Sep-2014

· Office Store—new home page, new international storefronts and improved app visibility – 4-Sep-2014

SharePoint & Office Web App Server:

· SharePoint Online (O365) adds security and compliance services – 5-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[31]

· How to use SharePoint 2010 as a Front End for System Center Service Manager 2012 – 5-Sep-2014

· Backup SharePoint Solutions Using PowerShell – 2-Sep-2014

SQL:

· Announcing the PASS 24 HOP Challenge – 3-Sep-2014

· Choosing SEQUENCE instead of IDENTITY? Watch your step – 2-Sep-2014

System Center:

· SCOM 2012x & UX Monitoring. What UX Agents Are Present? And What Version, Build & Architecture? – 2-Sep-2014

· SCOM 2012x & UX Monitoring. Greyed Out UX Agents – 2-Sep-2014

· SCOM 2012x & UX Monitoring. Name Resolution Is The Key To Success!!! – 2-Sep-2014

· SCOM 2012x & UX Monitoring. How About Account Distribution & Management Servers? – 2-Sep-2014

KB’s:

· Performance issues or delays when you connect to Exchange Server 2013 that is running in Windows Server – 5-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[32]

· Exchange Online mailboxes cannot be managed by using EAC after you deploy Exchange Server 2013 CU6 – 1-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[33]

· “‎Subtask Configure execution failed” error when you run the Hybrid Configuration Wizard in Exchange 2013 after an upgrade from Exchange 2010 – 31-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[34]

· Exchange Server 2013 databases unexpectedly fail over in a co-existence environment with Exchange Server 2007 – 29-Aug-2014 – clip_image001[35]

· Folder deletions are not preserved for mailboxes put on litigation or in-place hold in Exchange Server 2013 OWA – 28-Aug-2014

· Computer cannot be restarted if the registry hives are larger than 2 GB in Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012 – 31-Aug-2014

· Unexpected delay when you set modes on a Windows-based system that has multiple monitors – 7-Sep-2014

· Email messages sent from Office 365 users in a hybrid deployment are rejected, and nondelivery reports are received – 2-Sep-2014

· Lync 2013, Lync 2010, or Office Communicator 2007 R2 becomes the default application for protocols after user signs in – 5-Sep-2014

· Outlook – Exchange connection issues when MAPI is disabled for a user – 1-Sep-2014

Downloads & Recent Releases:

· Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview September 2014 – 7-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[36]

· Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 Update 4 CTP 1 – 4-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[37]

· Exchange Online mailboxes cannot be managed in Exchange Server 2013 CU6 – 1-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[38]

· August 2014 Security Release ISO Image – 4-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[39]

· Update for System Center 2012 SP1 Service Manager (KB2970642) for SCCM connector version format errors – 7-Sep-2014

· IE Web Driver Tool for Internet Explorer 11 – 4-Sep-2014

· Privacy Statement for Remote Desktop on iOS – 7-Sep-2014

Scripts & PowerShell:

· PowerShell Manager – Script Manager – 5-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[40]

· Using and Understanding Tuples in PowerShell – 3-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[41]

· Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview September 2014 is now available – 4-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[42]

· Disable strict name checking with PowerShell – 1-Sep-2014

· Weekend Scripter: Space: Not the Final Frontier in PowerShell – 6-Sep-2014

· What’s a Tuple, and Why Would I Want to Use It? – 1-Sep-2014

· Outlook Profile Configuration with Online/Cache mode option – 1-Sep-2014

· How to check if Windows is activated on one or more computers – 4-Sep-2014

· How to lock the homepage in Internet Explorer – 3-Sep-2014

· How to set SharePoint Pool Identity In IIS Pool – 2-Sep-2014

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