Weekly IT Newsletter – November 17-21, 2014

Microsoft Exchange:

· Are Lagged Database Copies a Waste of Time? – 17-Nov-2014 – clip_image001

· Creating a new address list for Exchange Online (Office 365) – 21-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[1]

· Planning and Migrating a Small Organization from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2013 (Part 16) – 20-Nov-2014

· Move database and log folder path in Exchange 2013 – 20-Nov-2014

· A virtual Exchange Server is nothing to fear – Nov-2014

Microsoft Lync:

· Lync become Skype for Business (#skype4b) – vNext – 18-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[2]

· Give the gift of Lync Room System (November 2014 Updates) – 18-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[3]

· Microsoft releases Lync Server 2013 November 2014 cumulative update (5.0.8308.834) – 21-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[4]

· Web Application Proxy in Windows Server 2012 R2 passes Lync Server 2013 Approved Reverse Proxy Validation – 20-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[5]

· Summary of Lync 2013 November-2014 updates – 22-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[6]

· Update Digest: Lync Server 2013 Cumulative Update, Management Pack, etc. (Nov 2014) – 21-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[7]

· Lync 2013 Client Update – November 2014 – 16-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[8]

· One Liners: Finding Elevated Accounts That Are Enabled For Lync – 18-Nov-2014

· [Tutorial] Deploying a reverse proxy for Lync Server 2013 – 21-Nov-2014

· The Importance of Lync Location Policies – 19-Nov-2014

· TIP #1419: Check SQL Database Disk Space Usage (Lync Server 2013) – 16-Nov-2014

· How Lync 2013 client polls for calendar info from Exchange – 20-Nov-2014

Active Directory:

· How to force the Synchronization using AADSync – 20-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[9]

· How to install Microsoft Azure Active Directory Sync Services – 19-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[10]

· Microsoft Identity Manager Public Preview is now available! – 18-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[11]

· Accessing Azure AD connected apps on Android phones, iPhones, and iPads – 19-Nov-2014

Office 365:

· My top 10 Office 365 features that are currently rolling out & In development – 15-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[12]

· Getting Started with Office 365 Video – 20-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[13]

· My first week with Office 365 Clutter – 21-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[14]

· Office 365 news round-up – 21-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[15]

· Announcing details of OneDrive for Business availability for Office 365 ProPlus customers – 17-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[16]

· Office 365 – How to Handle “Large Messages” During Migration – 18-Nov-2014

· Office 365 Message Encryption (Part 1) – 18-Nov-2014

· Secure and sync with Information Rights Management on OneDrive for Business – 19-Nov-2014

· Yammer Sign-in Now Tied with Office 365 – 21-Nov-2014

Windows Azure:

· Update on Azure Storage Service Interruption – 19-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[17]

· Announcing Azure Media Services Live streaming with AES encryption – 19-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[18]

· Introducing Cloud Witness – 13-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[19]

· Azure Virtual Network Resource Groups – 22-Nov-2014

· Quick Tip: List all Static IPs on an Azure Virtual Network using PowerShell – 17-Nov-2014

· Migrating Azure Virtual Machines to another Region – 16-Nov-2014

· How to configure DNS Server in Microsoft Azure – 17-Nov-2014

Windows Server 2012 & Windows Server 2012 R2:

· A Fixed MS14-066 Being Reoffered to Windows Server 2008 R2 and 2012 – 18-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[20]

· Retrieving Cluster Error 1135 From Servers – 19-Nov-2014

· When Creating a New Resource or Role, the Network Name Fails to Come Online or Failed to Create Associated Computer Object in Domain – 17-Nov-2014

· New in Windows Server 10 Web Application Proxy – 20-Nov-2014

Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10:

· OneDrive getting worse to get better in Windows 10 – 15-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[21]

· Windows 10 preview build 9879 is coming next week for Slow ring users – 21-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[22]

· Windows 10: How to enable the hidden taskbar search box in build 9879 – 17-Nov-2014

· Windows 10 build 9888 shows up with a kernel version of 10.0 – 21-Nov-2014

· Why Windows 10 isn’t version 6 anymore and why it will probably work – 22-Nov-2014

Windows Phone:

· Buy a HTC One (M8) for Windows, get an Xbox Dot View cover! – 18-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[23]

· Office Mobile for Android Smartphones update available with OneDrive sharing and Dropbox support – 20-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[24]

· Redesigned Foursquare app now available for Windows Phone – 19-Nov-2014

· Offline data for Maps on Windows Phone 8.1 is getting updated – 20-Nov-2014

· Microsoft’s Photosynth 3D panorama app gets higher-res capture mode in latest update – 21-Nov-2014

· Credit Karma now a universal app on Windows Phone and Windows 8.1 – 21-Nov-2014

· Viber for Windows Phone gets a visual refresh with the latest update – 18-Nov-2014

· Microsoft pushes out long-overdue update for Windows Phone 8.1 Podcasts app – 18-Nov-2014

Microsoft Office:

· All About ‘Clutter’ – Home Run for Microsoft Office Graph – 17-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[25]

· Why the Outlook for Mac folder pane changes colors – 19-Nov-2014

· Introducing a new feature in Access 2013 web apps—Download in Excel – 21-Nov-2014

SharePoint & Office Web App Server:

· Troubleshooting Search in SharePoint Online (O365) – 21-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[26]

· Office Web Apps Server no longer available for download – 19-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[27]

· Video Comes to Office 365 and SharePoint Online – 20-Nov-2014

SQL:

· Azure HDInsight Adds Deeper Tooling Experience in Visual Studio – 19-Nov-2014

· Azure HDInsight Clusters Allows Custom Installation of Spark Using Script Action – 17-Nov-2014

· Who Updated DB OR Who Accessed The Database – 18-Nov-2014

System Center:

· Savision: Pay As You Go & Unity – 21-Nov-2014

· Exchange Server 2010 MP & SCOM 2012x – 17-Nov-2014

· SCCM 2012x: Microsoft SQL Server Report Builder Error: Unable To Connect To Data Source – 17-Nov-2014

· Installing VMM 2012 R2 Cluster in My Lab – 19-Nov-2014

KB’s:

· November 2014 Cumulative Update 5.0.8308.834 for Lync Server 2013 Bandwidth Policy Service – 20-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[28]

· November 2014 update rollup for Windows RT, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2012 – 21-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[29]

· Lync Web App users are disconnected from a video meeting on a Mac device in a Lync Server 2013 environment – 20-Nov-2014

· Response group usage report displays incorrect amount of offered calls and answered calls in Lync Server 2013 – 20-Nov-2014

· Slowness in Windows Explorer when you click a subfolder or drive on a remote server – 19-Nov-2014

· Office documents hang when you save through a slow network on a domain-joined Windows 8.1 or Windows 8 computer – 18-Nov-2014

· DHCP client always includes option 61 in the DHCP request in Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2 – 20-Nov-2014

· Office 365 users are unable to add new apps to Outlook Web App – 20-Nov-2014

· “Unable to identify a suitable account namespace” error when you run the Hybrid Configuration Wizard – 21-Nov-2014

· Event 36023 is consistently logged on multiple front-end servers in a Lync Server 2013 environment that enables CAC – 20-Nov-2014

Downloads & Recent Releases:

· New Remote Desktop Connection Manager 2.7 Released – 19-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[30]

· Lync Server 2013 Management Pack – 21-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[31]

· Microsoft Lync Room System Administrative Web Portal – 21-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[32]

· Lync Server 2013 Cumulative Update KB 2809243 – 21-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[33]

· Windows Firewall Notifier – 16-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[34]

· Update for Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 Update 4 (KB3018885) – 22-Nov-2014

· Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview November 2014 – 21-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[35]

· Office 365 for Business Training – 21-Nov-2014

· Microsoft Intune Company Portal App for 8.1 – 21-Nov-2014

· MSDN Subscription Admiration Guide – 17-Nov-2014

· Hyper-V Snapshot Remover – 18-Nov-2014

Scripts & PowerShell:

· PowerShell and WMI Webinar This Friday! – 18-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[36]

· Introducing: PowerShell Gallery – 19-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[37]

· PowerShell DSC Azure Extension 1.5 is now available – 20-Nov-2014 – clip_image001[38]

· Documenting DSC Part 2 – 19-Nov-2014

· PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Show Hidden Files – 22-Nov-2014

· Documenting PowerShell Commands with PowerShell – 16-Nov-2014

· Exchange Server Database Availability Group Health Check Script – 22-Nov-2014

· Lync UCS Contacts Reporting with Powershell – 21-Nov-2014

· Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Get, Add, and Remove NTFS Permissions – 22-Nov-2014

· Managing Azure IaaS with Windows PowerShell: Part 5 – 21-Nov-2014

· PowerShell ISE add-on to manage WMI permanent event filters, consumers, and bindings – 17-Nov-2014

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