Weekly IT Newsletter – November 10-14, 2014

Microsoft Exchange:

· November Exchange Releases delayed until December – 11-Nov-2014 – clip_image001

· Introducing the IMAP Migration Troubleshooter – 10-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[1]

· OWA updates in Office 365 help with Chrome showModalDialog issue but no joy for on-premises versions – 13-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[2]

· 16 Tips to Optimize Exchange 2013 (Part 2) – 13-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[3]

· Top Support Solutions for Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 – 14-Nov-2014

· Top Support Solutions for Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 – 14-Nov-2014

· Outlook 2013 and site mailboxes – 10-Nov-2014

· Lync and UM Correlation with Powershell – 13-Nov-2014

· Discussing Exchange Server 2013 High Availability on RunAs Radio – 2-Nov-2014

Microsoft Lync:

· Introducing Skype for Business – 11-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[4]

· Lync ‘vNext’ is “Skype for Business” – 11-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[5]

· Leadership in telephony is about much more than telephony – 10-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[6]

· Official support for Windows Server 2012 R2 Web Application Proxy & Lync – 13-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[7]

· Known Issues for Lync & Skype with Windows 10 Technical Preview Build 9879 – 14-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[8]

· Lync 2013 November 2014 update – 12-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[9]

· Announcing Skype for Business – 11-Nov-2014

· Lync Gets a New Name: Skype for Business – 13-Nov-2014

· Lync RGS Emergency Failover Script – 3-Nov-2014

· Lync Location Information Services / Client Request / Response – 13-Nov-2014

· Application Sharing fails in Server 2012 R2 due to changes in how TLS sessions are cached – 13-Nov-2014

· Lync Server 2015 to be renamed as Skype for Business Server – 13-Nov-2014

Active Directory:

· Should I use DirSync or AAD Sync? – 12-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[10]

· Azure AD now supports managing shared company accounts for Twitter, Facebook and more! – 31-Oct-2014 – clip_image001[11]

· Use PowerShell to Search Active Directory for High-Privileged Accounts – 15-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[12]

· Optimizing Group Policy WMI Filters – 11-Nov-2014

· Microsoft Acquires Aorato – 13-Nov-2014

Office 365:

· Choose the right Office 365 migration tool – 10-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[13]

· Microsoft announces ‘Clutter’ for Office 365, a smarter Inbox – 11-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[14]

· From Inside the Cloud—How do we monitor and safeguard your data in the Office 365 service? – 13-Nov-2014

· De-clutter your inbox in Office 365 – 11-Nov-2014

· Office 365 – Understanding Archiving in Lync Online [Mac Edition] – 11-Nov-2014

· Enabling eDiscovery in Office 365 – 10-Nov-2014

· Power BI Basics Inside Office 365 – A Video Series – 13-Nov-2014

Windows Azure:

· Azure Websites Authentication / Authorization (Preview Release) – 13-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[15]

· TechEd content available for you to watch – 11-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[16]

· How to install Microsoft Azure PowerShell – 14-Nov-2014

· Azure Storage Calculation – 14-Nov-2014

· Get Azure Virtual Networks with PowerShell – 10-Nov-2014

· Manage Azure Active Directory without an Azure subscription (sort of) – 11-Nov-2014

· How to Sync SQL Server Data with Azure Search – 10-Nov-2014

· TechNet Radio: (Part 14) Building Your Hybrid Cloud – Disaster Recovery to the Cloud with Azure Site Recovery – 12-Nov-2014

Windows Server 2012 & Windows Server 2012 R2:

· New in Windows Server 10 networking – 13-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[17]

· vNext Failover Clustering in Windows Server Technical Preview – 12-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[18]

· How to install IIS on Server 2012 and Server 2012 R2 – 12-Nov-2014

· Network Access Protection in Windows Server vNext – 11-Nov-2014

· Troubleshooting Basics for the Netlogon Parser (v1.0.1) for Message Analyzer – 10-Nov-2014

Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10:

· New build available to the Windows Insider Program – 12-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[19]

· Microsoft responds to Windows 10 OneDrive ‘selective sync’ controversy – 14-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[20]

· Cumulative Update Information Added to Windows Update History in November Updates – 12-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[21]

· FREE: ABC-Update – Install Windows updates at the command prompt – 12-Nov-2014

· Windows 10 GodMode – 10-Nov-2014

Windows Phone:

· More images of rumored Lumia 1330 leak online [Update] – 10-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[22]

· Windows Phone 8.1.1 gains OS update scheduler – 13-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[23]

· Microsoft: “There will be Windows 10 upgrades for all Lumia Windows Phone 8 devices” – 13-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[24]

· Microsoft pushes build 14203 of Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview as ‘critical update’ – 13-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[25]

· Facebook Messenger gets a nice update for Windows Phone – 14-Nov-2014

· Check out the Lumia 535 – 10-Nov-2014

· VLC media player for Windows Phone 8 may launch as early as next week – 14-Nov-2014

· Popular game SongArc now available for Windows 8.1 – 14-Nov-2014

· Microsoft Band Review: A few instruments shy of an orchestra – 10-Nov-2014

Microsoft Office:

· Office 2013 updated authentication enabling Multi-Factor Authentication and SAML identity providers – 12-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[26]

· Outlook 2013 and site mailboxes – 10-Nov-2014

· Office 2010 cumulative update for November 2014 – 11-Nov-2014

· Excel Power Map—November update for Office 365 – 13-Nov-2014

SharePoint & Office Web App Server:

· Controlling active content in SharePoint 2013 – 22-Oct-2014

· SharePoint 2010 vs. SharePoint 2013 Feature Comparison – 10-Nov-2014

· Office 365 Support Corner: New Project Online Presentations Available – 13-Nov-2014

SQL:

· AlwaysOn Availability Groups Now Support Internal Listeners on Azure Virtual Machines – 13-Nov-2014

· Five Things to Know About SQL Server’s In-Memory Technology – 11-Nov-2014

System Center:

· Azure Operational Insights Preview Now Available – 13-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[27]

· Bring your Alerts to Operational Insight – 12-Nov-2014

· SCCM 2012 Project Plan – 13-Nov-2014

· System Center Advisor Becomes Azure Operational Insights, Goes into Preview – 14-Nov-2014

KB’s:

· Collocated Lync Server Mediation Server single network adapter issues – 14-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[28]

· The Send button is missing from a delayed delivery message in Outlook – 11-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[29]

· Description of the Office updates: November 11, 2014 – 11-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[30]

· November 2014 Windows Update client improvements in Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2 – 11-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[31]

· November 2014 update for Lync 2010 (KB3006209) – 12-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[32]

· How to troubleshoot issues that you encounter when you sign in to Office apps for Mac, iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch – 12-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[33]

· Instance of calendar appointment missing or duplicated on ActiveSync client – 14-Nov-2014

· No output is returned when you run the Get-StaleMailboxDetailReport cmdlet in Exchange Online – 11-Nov-2014

· Windows Hyper-V improvement for Linux virtual machines that have file systems that are larger than 2 TB – 11-Nov-2014

· iSCSI SAN server that’s running Windows Server 2012 R2 restarts unexpectedly on a high-speed network – 12-Nov-2014

· Windows Server 2012-based cluster responds to requests slowly – 11-Nov-2014

· A computer that is running Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 or Windows 7 SP1 freezes under a heavy file I/O load – 13-Nov-2014

· Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 cannot renew IP address from a Windows Server 2012 R2-based DHCP server – 12-Nov-2014

· MAPI/CDO client cannot connect to Exchange servers when a network event occurs – 11-Nov-2014

· Lync 2010 users cannot see a PowerPoint presentation that is presented by a Lync Web App user – 12-Nov-2014

· Lync 2010 crashes when a user invites another user to an IM conversation or starts a new IM conversation – 11-Nov-2014

Downloads & Recent Releases:

· A new and free version of Visual Studio has been released for small developer teams – 12-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[34]

· PXE Boot and System Center 2012 Configuration Manager – 10-Nov-2014

· Update for Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 (KB3002339) – 12-Nov-2014

· Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.4.6 Update – 12-Nov-2014

· Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2015 Preview – 13-Nov-2014

· How Microsoft Moved to a Virtualized Infrastructure – 14-Nov-2014

Scripts & PowerShell:

· Practical PowerShell Unit-Testing: Getting Started – 2-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[35]

· Top Four Suggestions for Effective PowerShell Comments – 11-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[36]

· How to disable inactive Mailboxes via a time period in Exchange Server – 14-Nov-2014

· How to convert diacritics for Mailbox,Group,Contact – 13-Nov-2014

· Report all GPOs applied on all Sites in Active Directory – 14-Nov-2014

· How to count the messages sending from Distribution Group Members in X days – 12-Nov-2014

· PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Display Event Viewer – 13-Nov-2014

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