Weekly IT Newsletter – November 3-7, 2014

Microsoft Exchange:

· Exchange Server 2013 Lagged Database Copies In Action – 6-Nov-2014 – clip_image001

· Exchange Unwashed Digest – October 2014 – 3-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[1]

· Hybrid Free/Busy lookups might fail if Outlook Anywhere is disabled – 5-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[2]

· Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Management Pack v15.0.652.19 – 3-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[3]

· 16 Tips to Optimize Exchange 2013 (Part 1) – 4-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[4]

· On-Premises Legacy Public Folder Coexistence for Exchange 2013 Cumulative Update 7 and Beyond – 7-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[5]

· How to change the Postmaster address in Exchange 2013 – 7-Nov-2014

· How Exchange RBAC helps you set permissible tasks – 5-Nov-2014

· Active Directory schema extensions now a feature of every Exchange update – 5-Nov-2014

· Deploying an Exchange 2013 Hybrid Lab Environment in Windows Azure (Part 17) – 6-Nov-2014

· Another issue with opening Outlook with mailbox on Exchange 2013 – Cannot open your default e-mail folders – 7-Nov-2014

Microsoft Lync:

· Introducing Skype for Business – 11-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[6]

· SILK Audio in Lync Mobile Clients – 7-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[7]

· Download All #Lync Teched Europe 2014 with PowerShell Get-Channel9Media – 3-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[8]

· Lync SBA’s: The Good The Bad, and The Annoying – 5-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[9]

· Lync RGS Emergency Failover Script | UC Sorted – 4-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[10]

· Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Security Aspects: Secure by Design @ TechED 2014 Barcelona – 3-Nov-2014

· Error Starting Lync Bandwidth Policy Service – 3-Nov-2014

· Matt Landis Windows PBX & UC Report: Getting Started With Lync and Wireshark: Tips & Quirks – 6-Nov-2014

· How to Configure Lync On-Premise for Federation to Lync Online in steps – 8-Nov-2014

· Quality of Service (QoS) Calculator – Plan Your Network, GPO, and Lync Config More Easily – 5-Nov-2014

· Lync 2013 – Script Policy Summary – LyncPolicySummary.ps1 – 9-Nov-2014

· Basic Requirements for Enabling a Lync User for PSTN Dial-In Conferencing – 4-Nov-2014

Active Directory:

· ADFS Deep-Dive: Comparing WS-Fed, SAML, and OAuth – 3-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[11]

· Microsoft Releases Updated version of Azure AD Sync Tool – 3-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[12]

· How to Enable RelayState in ADFS 2.0 and ADFS 3.0 – 7-Nov-2014

· Implementing ADFS V3.0 Forms Authentication in Mixed Environments – 5-Nov-2014

Office 365:

· Office 365 for Mac and iOS environments – 7-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[13]

· The Business Case for Microsoft Office 365 – 9-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[14]

· What’s new: October 2014 – 6-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[15]

· Office 365 news round-up – 7-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[16]

· Office 365 – Script to Correct DirSync “Permission-Issue” Errors – 4-Nov-2014

· TechEd Europe 2014 Session – Black Belt Exchange & Office 365 PowerShell – 7-Nov-2014

Windows Azure:

· Announcing Azure Event Hubs General Availability – 5-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[17]

· Microsoft Azure updates for October – 5-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[18]

· TechEd Europe 2014 – Fall Azure Networking Updates – 6-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[19]

· Deleting an Azure AD Tenant – Directory has one or more applications – 9-Nov-2014

· Tour the Original Microsoft Azure Datacenter – 6-Nov-2014

· Migrate VM from AWS to Azure – 9-Nov-2014

· Configure Azure MFA to access Office 365 from anywhere – 5-Nov-2014

· Choose the best way to migrate to Office 365 – 3-Nov-2014

· Azure Search Updates: Multilanguage, Azure Portal Index Management & More! – 6-Nov-2014

Windows Server 2012 & Windows Server 2012 R2:

· Improvements for Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server vNext – 5-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[20]

· Failover Clustering Changes and Improvements in Windows Server vNext – 7-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[21]

· Top Support Solutions for IIS – 3-Nov-2014

· Cluster Administrative Access Point and Database Availability Group – 8-Nov-2014

Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10:

· Windows 10 Poor Graphics Performance – 5-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[22]

· Next version of Windows 10 preview will let you hide search and virtual desktop buttons – 8-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[23]

· Windows 10 management capabilities get detailed – 7-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[24]

· Windows 8.x’s market share really is closing in on Windows XP’s – 6-Nov-2014

Windows Phone:

· HTC One M8 for Windows now available from T-Mobile US – 9-Nov-2014

· AT&T Lumia 830 Windows Phone, first impressions of the Affordable Flagship – 8-Nov-2014

· Microsoft set to announce its first Windows Phone next week – 7-Nov-2014

· Microsoft says UI changes are coming in the next OneDrive Windows Phone update – 6-Nov-2014

Microsoft Office:

· Good and bad in the new Outlook for Mac – 4-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[25]

· OneNote on the move – 4-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[26]

· Unlimited OneDrive storage starts rolling out for Office 365 users – 6-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[27]

· Dropbox integration coming to Office; Office integration coming to Dropbox – 4-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[28]

· Tackle your next group project with Word for iPad and iPhone – 7-Nov-2014

· Microsoft unveils Office for Android tablets, confirms Windows touch version coming in 2015 – 6-Nov-2014

· Bringing Office to everyone – 6-Nov-2014

SharePoint & Office Web App Server:

· SharePoint Online eDiscovery Center For All Your Legal Needs – 4-Nov-2014

· Connecting Salesforce and SharePoint Online with MuleSoft – Nothing but NET – 5-Nov-2014

· Getting Quick Launch Navigation in SharePoint 2013 dynamically – 7-Nov-2014

SQL:

· Available Now: Preview Release of the SQL Server PHP Driver – 6-Nov-2014

· SQL Server Collation Change Step By Step – 6-Nov-2014

· How to find out stale statistics of databases in SQL Server – 6-Nov-2014

System Center:

· Update Rollups for System Center Data Protection Manager – 5-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[29]

· SCOM 2012 R2: UR#4 Is Out! – 3-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[30]

· SCOM 2012 SP1: UR#8 Is Out! – 3-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[31]

· Updated MPs: SQL MPs, version 6.5.2.0 – 7-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[32]

· TechEd 2014 Europe: Media & Slides – 3-Nov-2014

· SCCM 2012x: Console In Different Language – 4-Nov-2014

KB’s:

· How to configure Outlook to connect to an outlook.com email account – 4-Nov-2014

· Sender receives a “5.7.1 Unable to Relay: Blocked by Customer Allow List” NDR error message – 7-Nov-2014

· Outlook performance is slow in the Office 365 environment – 4-Nov-2014

· Event 1135, 7031, or 7036 when the cluster service stops in Windows Server 2012 – 5-Nov-2014

· Cluster disk is read-only if two sites lose network connection in Windows Server 2008 R2 – 3-Nov-2014

· Update rollup packages for System Center 2012 Operations Manager – 5-Nov-2014

· Event ID 4999 and 4401 when the Microsoft Exchange Replication service crashes in Exchange Server 2013 – 6-Nov-2014

· Senders receive a message copy after they click “Reply to All” in Exchange ActiveSync – 6-Nov-2014

· Outlook attachment is slow to open in Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2 – 9-Nov-2014

· Troubleshoot connection problems to Microsoft Azure SQL Database – 7-Nov-2014

· “Sending Mailbox Server isn’t running Exchange 2013 or a later version” error when you run the Hybrid Configuration Wizard – 4-Nov-2014

Downloads & Recent Releases:

· AD ACL Scanner (ADACLScan2.0.3.ps1) – 29-Oct-2014 – clip_image001[33]

· Active Directory Health Check: v1.10 – 5-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[34]

· Windows 8.1 Email Client (IMAP v4) – 2-Nov-2014

· OutlookGoogleSync Bidirectional: OutlookGoogleSync v0.0.3 – 5-Nov-2014

· Toolbox for Dynamics CRM 2011/2013 – 4-Nov-2014

Scripts & PowerShell:

· How to change Default Message settings in OWA for Groups – 7-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[35]

· Creating Self Signed Certificates with PowerShell – 7-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[36]

· How to check all users enabled Mailbox or not from a particular OU – 6-Nov-2014

· How to change DEFAULT calendar permission for mailboxes in Exchange Server – 5-Nov-2014

· PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Find Windows Version – 9-Nov-2014

· Remotely Run a PowerShell Workflow – 5-Nov-2014

· How to disable administrative shares on Windows 8.1 (PowerShell) – 6-Nov-2014

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