Weekly IT Newsletter – October 27-31, 2014

Microsoft Exchange:

· OAB Improvements in Exchange 2013 Cumulative Update 7 – 29-Oct-2014 – clip_image001

· Exchange Server 2013 Backup and Restore 101 – Recovering individual items (Part 1) – 30-Oct-2014 – clip_image001[1]

· Exchange Server 2013 Management Pack Update – 29-Oct-2014 – clip_image001[2]

· How does Exchange Native Data Protection work? – 27-Oct-2014

· Managing Exchange Online using Server 2012 R2 Essentials Experience Role (Part 1) – 28-Oct-2014

· Azure beckons for Exchange DAG witness servers – 31-Oct-2014

· Exchange 2010 Outlook Anywhere users receiving prompts when proxied through Exchange 2013 – 30-Oct-2014

Microsoft Lync:

· Lync Server 2013 Update – October 2014 – 30-Oct-2014 – clip_image001[3]

· Lync 2013 Now Supports Falling Back to the Lync Web App – 30-Oct-2014 – clip_image001[4]

· Backup script for Lync 2013 v3_5 released – 29-Oct-2014 – clip_image001[5]

· New Lync for Mac adds Media Resiliency, Conversation History and OS X Yosemite support – 29-Oct-2014 – clip_image001[6]

· Adding Enterprise Voice to Office 365 – 28-Oct-2014 – clip_image001[7]

· Lync Validator Adds Automatic System Monitoring – 30-Oct-2014 – clip_image001[8]

· October 2014 update for Lync for Mac 2011 14.0.10 (KB3007876) – 29-Oct-2014 – clip_image001[9]

· Disable the ability to upload PowerPoint Documents in Lync Meetings – 30-Oct-2014

· Removing credential prompts from Lync Web App – 30-Oct-2014

· Lync Phone Edition and Public Certificates – 28-Oct-2014

· snom UC Edition 8.8.3: BTOE, Contact Photos, Conferencing, BusyonBusy & More Goes Live – 31-Oct-2014

· POODLE and the Impact on Lync–The Registry Settings – 27-Oct-2014

Active Directory:

· Microsoft Virtual Academy: Using PowerShell for Active Directory – 29-Oct-2014 – clip_image001[10]

· Scan System access control lists (SACLs) – 29-Oct-2014 – clip_image001[11]

· Azure AD Sync Tool HTML Report – 26-Oct-2014 – clip_image001[12]

· What Is The Global Catalog? – 27-Oct-2014

· Customize Your App SSO Experience with Azure AD – 30-Oct-2014

· New documentation: Want to know how Azure RMS works, under the hood? – 28-Oct-2014

Office 365:

· Microsoft announces data loss prevention, mobile device management for Office 365 – 28-Oct-2014 – clip_image001[13]

· Unlimited OneDrive Storage for Office 365 Subscribers – 29-Oct-2014 – clip_image001[14]

· Office 365 – You’ve Migrated to Exchange Online, So Now What? – 28-Oct-2014 – clip_image001[15]

· Office 365 APIs let you plumb the Web into your Inbox – 28-Oct-2014

· PowerShell and Office 365 – 2-Nov-2014

· Introducing built-in mobile device management for Office 365 – 27-Oct-2014

· Microsoft ditches OneDrive storage limits entirely for Office 365 users – 27-Oct-2014

Windows Azure:

· Azure PowerShell Tools 0.8.10 is available – 28-Oct-2014

· Move External IP Address from On-Premises to Azure – 29-Oct-2014

· End-to-End IaaS Workload Provisioning in the Cloud with Azure Automation and PowerShell DSC (Part 2) – 31-Oct-2014

· Direct Access on Azure, Why? Can? How? – 27-Oct-2014

Windows Server 2012 & Windows Server 2012 R2:

· New Windows Server 10 storage features – 29-Oct-2014 – clip_image001[16]

· Cluster Shared Volume Failure Handling – 27-Oct-2014

· Disabling IPv6 And Exchange – Going All The Way – 29-Oct-2014

Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10:

· Windows 10: Microsoft shows off new trackpad gestures and multi-monitor improvements – 28-Oct-2014

· Reset a Windows 10 password – 30-Oct-2014

· Microsoft: Windows 10 will support the HEVC video compression standard – 1-Nov-2014

· Windows 10 to get OS X-like trackpad shortcuts, better window snapping – 28-Oct-2014

Windows Phone:

· Microsoft’s fitness band and Microsoft Health – 31-Oct-2014 – clip_image001[17]

· Top Rated Fishing Games for your Windows Phone – 1-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[18]

· Microsoft Lumia 735 now available in cyan, exclusively from Carphone Warehouse – 28-Oct-2014

· SmartThings launches Windows Phone 8.1 app for controlling connected home devices – 27-Oct-2014

· Windows Phone 8.1 is now on 47% of handsets; Lumia 630 leading the way – 28-Oct-2014

Microsoft Office:

· New Outlook for Mac available to Office 365 customers – 31-Oct-2014 – clip_image001[19]

· Screenshots of Outlook 16 for OS X leak – 27-Oct-2014 – clip_image001[20]

· OneNote gets even better on Mac and iOS – 28-Oct-2014 – clip_image001[21]

· Office Sway: More Than PowerPoint for Touch – 30-Oct-2014

· Webinar: Hybrid Analytics in Healthcare with O365 & Power BI – 31-Oct-2014

· New Outlook for Mac shines, but licensing confusion gets in the way – 31-Oct-2014

SharePoint & Office Web App Server:

· Office and SharePoint Plug-fest Video – 27-Oct-2014

· SharePoint Online – Document Sharing Made Even Better – 28-Oct-2014

SQL:

· The Ins and Outs of Azure Stream Analytics – Real-Time Event Processing – 30-Oct-2014

· The Ins and Outs of Azure Data Factory – Orchestration and Management of Diverse Data – 30-Oct-2014

· Microsoft Adds IoT Streaming Analytics, Data Production and Workflow Services to Azure – 29-Oct-2014

· PASS Summit: Networking, Onsite Activities & SQL Family – 28-Oct-2014

System Center:

· Kemp LoadMaster #scom Management Pack v2 – 30-Oct-2014 – clip_image001[22]

· Now available: Update Rollup 8 for System Center 2012 Operations Manager Service Pack 1 – 28-Oct-2014 – clip_image001[23]

· Now available: Update Rollup 4 for System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager – 28-Oct-2014 – clip_image001[24]

· PSGW – Connected Users Dashboard – 27-Oct-2014

· DPM 2012 R2: Remove All Recovery Points after Days – 31-Oct-2014

· SCCM Configmgr 2012 Report Get the Status of Software Update Scan results – 30-Oct-2014

KB’s:

· October 2014 Cumulative Update 5.0.8308.831 for Lync Server 2013 (Front End Server and Edge Server) – 30-Oct-2014 – clip_image001[25]

· Exchange 2013 Redirects to Exchange 2010 for OWA and ECP – 1-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[26]

· “Federation certificate with the thumbprint cannot be found” error when you try to set up the federation trust to use the next certificate in Office 365 – 27-Oct-2014 – clip_image001[27]

· Current issues with Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync and third-party devices – 30-Oct-2014 – clip_image001[28]

· Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 General Availability Update Rollup – 31-Oct-2014 – clip_image001[29]

· Meetings appear in the calendar as Tentative but the user didn’t receive the requests in the inbox or meeting reponses from others don’t appear in the inbox – 30-Oct-2014

· How to use SMTP matching to match on-premises user accounts to Office 365 user accounts for directory synchronization – 30-Oct-2014

· Free/busy lookups between Exchange Online and on-premises users don’t work as expected – 28-Oct-2014

· Directory synchronization report contains an “incompatible object type” error in Office 365 or Exchange Online Protection – 27-Oct-2014

· List of attributes that are synced by the Azure Active Directory Sync tool – 27-Oct-2014

· Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) 8.0 update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 – 28-Oct-2014

· Can’t sign in to a Lync client or signs in to the client in limited functionality mode in a Lync Server 2013 environment – 27-Oct-2014

Downloads & Recent Releases:

· Update Rollup 4 for System Center 2012 R2 Service Manager – 2-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[30]

· How OneDrive for Business sync works – 2-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[31]

· Using Windows Azure to Create a Multi-Platform Application – 2-Nov-2014

· Software Updates Management in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager – 2-Nov-2014

· Cloud Driven IVR – 2-Nov-2014

· Windows Phone 8.1 Emulators – 27-Oct-2014

Scripts & PowerShell:

· Weekend Scripter: Announcing WMI Explorer 2.0 – 1-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[32]

· How to automatically collect GPO logs for troubleshooting – 31-Oct-2014 – clip_image001[33]

· PowerTip: Export Certificate by Using PowerShell – 31-Oct-2014

· Search for Email Messages that have a Retention Tag in Office 365 EXO – 23-Oct-2014

· PowerShell Script To Check Exchange CAS Connection Details with Email report – 1-Nov-2014

· How to check I/O information per SQL Server database file – 27-Oct-2014

· Manage the PowerShell DSC Extension in the Azure Preview Portal – 28-Oct-2014

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