Weekly IT Newsletter – September 22-26, 2014

Microsoft Exchange:

· The UC Architects Podcast Ep43 – 25-Sep-2014 – clip_image001

· Get-MailboxDatabaseCopyStatus Displays Incorrect Activation Preference Value – 26-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[1]

· Setting server diagnostic levels in Exchange 2013 – 22-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[2]

· Google Chrome Support for Exchange Tripped Up by Standards Again – 23-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[3]

· Take Advantage of EOPs new Bulk Mail Detection – 25-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[4]

· Get Exchange Server Rollup Version v1.1 – 26-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[5]

· Awareness – Is Your Federation Trust Metadata Updated? – 22-Sep-2014

· Solving the Event ID 2937 MSExchange ADAccess error on the server side – 26-Sep-2014

· How to install an Edge Transport role using command-line – 25-Sep-2014

· Error: Parameter name collection during Edge Transport import process – 23-Sep-2014

· Disable Exchange ActiveSync Mobile Device Management for End Users – 25-Sep-2014

· Microsoft layoffs impact Exchange technical writers – where now for documentation? – 25-Sep-2014

· Edge Transport server fails in Active Directory domain – 25-Sep-2014

Microsoft Lync:

· Lync Call Concurrency Calculator – 28-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[6]

· Lync and DCOM -1007781356 RollbackMoveAway Failures – 22-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[7]

· Microsoft releases Lync Server 2013 September 2014 cumulative update (5.0.8308.815) – 24-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[8]

· Lync 2013 SIP trunk with a twist – 24-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[9]

· Disable Telephony in Lync 2013 Client – 22-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[10]

· Microsoft has released August 2014 CU for Lync Phone Edition – 24-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[11]

· Lync Enterprise Voice Misconceptions #2 – External Access Prefixes – 25-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[12]

· Updating CX5100 and CX5500 Firmware – 22-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[13]

· Federation fails for new Lync Branch site – 25-Sep-2014

· Work Smart: Lync 2013 for Windows Phone 8 – 24-Sep-2014

· Simple understanding of Lync CMS – 26-Sep-2014

· Cleaning up Federation in Lync – 28-Sep-2014

· Lync 2013 Edge Hairpin – 24-Sep-2014

· Lync 2013 Explained: No Audio Detected – 23-Sep-2014

· Microsoft has released September 2014 CU for Lync Server 2013 – 24-Sep-2014

Active Directory:

· New documentation: Deploying AD RMS with AD FS (Windows Server 2012 R2) – 24-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[14]

· Lingering Object Liquidator for Active Directory is now live – 24-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[15]

· Promote a Domain Controller with Windows PowerShell – 28-Sep-2014

· Event 1096, The Processing of Group Policy failed – 24-Sep-2014

Office 365:

· Office 365 news round-up – 26-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[16]

· A few quick notes on Office 365 Groups – 25-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[17]

Windows Azure:

· Azure website hosting – 23-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[18]

· Azure Back-up Just Got Better – 22-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[19]

· Azure Virtual Machine New Features – 22-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[20]

· Azure SSD – Disk I/O benchmark comparison with AWS – 24-Sep-2014

Windows Server 2012 & Windows Server 2012 R2:

· Best Practices for Windows Server 2003 End-of-Support Migration: Part 3 – 23-Sep-2014

· Six Audit Mistakes Everyone Seems To Make With Windows Server – 22-Sep-2014

· Windows 2012: Evaluation to Licensed Activation Error – 24-Sep-2014

Windows 8 & Windows 8.1:

· Microsoft slips ‘Windows TH’ name onto new technical preview site – 27-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[21]

· Microsoft’s pitch to the Enterprise for Windows 9 comes into focus – 27-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[22]

· Windows 9 said to be free (again), this time by a Microsoft official – 28-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[23]

· Here is everything we know about Windows 9 ‘Threshold’ so far – 28-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[24]

· Sample chapter: Automating Windows 8.1 Configuration – 26-Sep-2014

Windows Phone:

· Flipboard for Windows Phone now available for download – 25-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[25]

· Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 rolls out to Lumia 930, enabling Cortana in UK + China – 22-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[26]

· UC Browser picks up significant update; brings new UI, better tab management and more – 24-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[27]

· Microsoft offers info on Windows Phone 8.1 IE11 HTML5 video and audio changes – 27-Sep-2014

· Microsoft pushing out Lumia Cyan update for more Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developer users – 22-Sep-2014

Microsoft Office:

· 5 tips to make your Outlook.com account even more secure – 25-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[28]

· Give your inbox a personality with Advanced Rules in Outlook.com – 23-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[29]

· You’ve got Office on your homepage – 26-Sep-2014

· Webinar: Ways to avoid rebuilding PowerPoints over and over – 22-Sep-2014

· Format Background in PowerPoint Online – 24-Sep-2014

SharePoint & Office Web App Server:

· Why Agile is the only methodology for SharePoint Online (O365) – 23-Sep-2014

SQL:

· 3 reasons to get certified at PASS Summit 2014! – 24-Sep-2014

· Using SSDs in Azure VMs to store SQL Server TempDB and Buffer Pool Extensions – 25-Sep-2014

System Center:

· Custom SCOM 2012 PowerShell Module – 25-Sep-2014

· System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager – CcmSetup failed with error code 0x87d00280 – 22-Sep-2014

· SCCM 2012 R2: CU#3 Is Out! – 24-Sep-2014

· Wish you knew what configuration change caused an issue? Or what changed on a server? (Now available in Advisor) – 24-Sep-2014

· KB: Performance views still show counters when performance collection rules are disabled in System Center Operations Manager – 24-Sep-2014

· Lync Server 2010 MP Bug Alert: ‘Consolidator Module Failed Initialization’ – 22-Sep-2014

KB’s:

· Free/busy lookups stop working in a cross-premises environment or in an Exchange hybrid deployment – 23-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[30]

· Certain pages or windows don’t appear in Outlook Web App or Exchange Admin Center when you use Google Chrome – 22-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[31]

· Get-Mailbox returns incorrect value for the UseDatabaseRetentionDefaults property in an Exchange Server environment – 22-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[32]

· W3wp.exe process consumes too many CPU and memory resources on a Lync Server 2013 front-end server– 23-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[33]

· Error “Sorry, I can’t find a meeting with that number” when users dial in to a conference in Lync Server 2013 – 23-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[34]

· Updates for Lync Server 2013 – 23-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[35]

· Some versions of the OneDrive desktop app for Windows do not update automatically – 23-Sep-2014

· Presence icons do not appear in Outlook 2013 or 2010 – 19-Sep-2014

· You cannot add Active Directory users to the Unix attribute tab of a group in Windows Server 2008 R2 – 22-Sep-2014

· Logging feature in Lync Web App doesn’t work after passive authentication is enabled by using ADFS in Lync Server 2013 – 23-Sep-2014

· MSMQ cluster resource takes longer than a minute to fail over – 26-Sep-2014

· AD RMS cannot generate RACs for users after AD RMS is upgraded to Cryptographic Mode 2– 24-Sep-2014

· September 2014 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 – 22-Sep-2014

· August 2014 cumulative time zone update for Windows operating systems – 24-Sep-2014

· Windows Task Manager shows incorrect CPU speed when Hyper-V is enabled – 26-Sep-2014

Downloads & Recent Releases:

· Update Rollup 1 for Microsoft Dynamics CRM Service Pack 1 (KB 2953252) – 24-Sep-2014

· Lync SDN Interface 2.1 – 28-Sep-2014

· Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 Update 4 CTP 2 – 24-Sep-2014

· Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 R2 Service Pack 3 – 28-Sep-2014

· Update Rollup 18 for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 (KB 2958724) – 28-Sep-2014

Scripts & PowerShell:

· PowerShell help – 22-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[36]

· PowerTip: Read First Line of File with PowerShell – 23-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[37]

· Use Select-String Cmdlet in PowerShell to View Contents of Log File – 24-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[38]

· What’s Up with the Crazy PowerShell Formatting? – 26-Sep-2014 – clip_image001[39]

· PowerShell Get IIS Bindings and some other data, and insert to SQL table – 23-Sep-2014

· How to add IE favorites to OneDrive in Windows 8 – 21-Sep-2014

· How to remove a custom domain from Office 365 – 28-Sep-2014

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