Weekly IT Newsletter – December 1-5, 2014

Microsoft Exchange:

· Exchange Server 2013 Setup Fails with Error “Couldn’t Find the Enterprise Organization Container” – 2-Dec-2014

· Site Mailbox – A New Way to Collaborate – 3-Dec-2014 – clip_image001

· Exchange 2013 Server Component State – 1-Dec-2014

· 16 Tips to Optimize Exchange 2013 (Part 3) – 2-Dec-2014 – clip_image001[1]

· Exchange ServerName Points To Wrong Or Decommissioned Server – 4-Dec-2014

· Exchange Unwashed Digest – November 2014 – 1-Dec-2014

Microsoft Lync:

· Video calling between Skype and Lync available now – 4-Dec-2014 – clip_image001[2]

· Sonus SBC 1k/2k v4 firmware – 2-Dec-2014 – clip_image001[3]

· Script: New Lync Users Report – 1-Dec-2014 – clip_image001[4]

· Summary Lync 2013 Cumulative Updates and Database Updates – 2-Dec-2014 – clip_image001[5]

· Lync: Voice Route Diagram Creation Script – 2-Dec-2014 – clip_image001[6]

· Whats the latest on Microsoft, Lync, Skype and WebRTC / ORTC / Plugin-less Voice and Video – 7-Dec-2014 – clip_image001[7]

· Lync Online – The Importance of Quality of Service – 5-Dec-2014

· Lync Clients and Options for Linux – 7–Dec-2014

· Understanding “Office 365 E4” – Lync Enterprise Voice CAL Subscription – 5-Dec-2014

· TIP 1420C Update: Get-CsPoolFabricState (Lync Server 2013 / Windows Fabric and Routing Group) – 2-Dec-2014

· Watch your favorite Skype friends from Lync – 7-Dec-2014

· WebSearchOnly for the Lync Address Book – 1-Dec-2014

· Lync Conferencing Cost Analysis – 5-Dec-2014

Active Directory:

· Improved Privacy for Azure AD MFA and Password Reset Phone Numbers – 3-Dec-2014 – clip_image001[8]

· Understanding Active Directory Changes – 5-Dec-2014 – clip_image001[9]

· Office 365 – Using Password Sync as a Backup to AD FS – 2-Dec-2014 – clip_image001[10]

· Change Default Location for New User Objects – 4-Dec-2014

· Planning Active Directory Migration – 3-Dec-2014

Office 365:

· What’s new: November 2014 – 2-Dec-2014 – clip_image001[11]

· Office 365 news round-up – 4-Dec-2014 – clip_image001[12]

· Office 365 Workshop Links – December 2014 – 5-Dec-2014 – clip_image001[13]

· Can’t verify domain – 2-Dec-2014

· Why Office 365 is the best choice for collaboration – 2-Dec-2014

· spam, junk , Report ,Microsoft – 6-Dec-2014

· Managing Exchange Online using Server 2012 R2 Essentials Experience Role (Part 3) – 4-Dec-2014

· Exchange ServerName Points To Wrong Or Decommissioned Server – 4-Dec-2014

Windows Azure:

· Azure RMS is now available in Open License!!! – 1-Dec-2014 – clip_image001[14]

· Azure Virtual Network Gateway Improvements – 2-Dec-2014 – clip_image001[15]

· New Antimalware Options for Protecting Azure Virtual Machines – 1-Dec-2014 – clip_image001[16]

· New Updates to DaaS – Diagnostics as a Service for Azure Websites – 1-Dec-2014 – clip_image001[17]

· New Updates to Support Site Extension for Azure Websites – 1-Dec-2014 – clip_image001[18]

· Quick Tip: List Current Client Connections on Azure Point-to-Site VPN with PowerShell and REST API – 4-Dec-2014

· Step-by-Step: Automated Provisioning for Linux in the Cloud with Microsoft Azure, XPlat CLI, JSON and Node.js – 1-Dec-2014

· Now easier to create a sample Azure SQL Database and develop schema in Visual Studio – 5-Dec-2014

· Azure Media Indexer Version 1.1.6.7 Release Notes – 3-Dec-2014

· Network Traffic Costs for Server-Side Azure Storage Move – 5-Dec-2014

Windows Server 2012 & Windows Server 2012 R2:

· PSA: Incorrect MTU size causes connectivity issues with Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 – 1-Dec-2014

· Microsoft Minimal Server Interface tips, tricks and common tasks– 2-Dec-2014

Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10:

· Windows 10 command prompt changes – 3-Dec-2014 – clip_image001[19]

· Cortana for Windows 10 gets demoed in new video – 6-Dec-2014 – clip_image001[20]

· Microsoft’s reiterates Windows 10 will release in late summer or early fall – 5-Dec-2014 – clip_image001[21]

· Controlling Windows Search in Windows 10 (and Windows 8) – 2-Dec-2014

· Windows 10 preview build will get another security update next week – 6-Dec-2014

· Windows 10 Technical Preview Fundamentals for IT Pros – 5-Dec-2014

Windows Phone:

· New Windows Phone Preview for Developers 14219 update is live – 5-Dec-2014 – clip_image001[22]

· Windows Phone Resuming Delay – 6-Dec-2014

· VLC beta now out on Windows Phone for those who registered – 4-Dec-2014

· CNN for Windows Phone updated to 2.0 with live TV support, updated design – 1-Dec-2014

Microsoft Office:

· Organize your holiday with OneNote – 4-Dec-2014

· Access or share non-default Outlook folders – Dec-2014

· Bringing more search and more intelligence to Sway – 4-Dec-2014

SharePoint & Office Web App Server:

· SharePoint 2010 September 2014 cumulative update installation sequence – 1-Dec-2014

· Upcoming Webinar: 10 Steps To Optimize SharePoint: with Metalogix – 5-Dec-2014

· Partial Results feature for Search farms in SP2013 – 6-Dec-2014

· Project Server 2013: Which Ideas are now Projects? – 5-Dec-2014

· Deploying Office Web Apps for Lync 2013 internal and external access – 2-Dec-2014

· Garage Series: A developer’s view of transitioning to the apps for Office model – 3-Dec-2014

SQL:

· The Best of Both Worlds: Top Benefits and Scenarios for Hybrid Hadoop, from On-Premises to the Cloud – 4-Dec-2014

System Center:

· Free ebook: Extending SCOM 2012x Reporting – 3-Dec-2014 – clip_image001[23]

· OM12: Monitoring UX & RequireTTY – 3-Dec-2014

· Cross Post: MP Sync Between MGs With PS – 2-Dec-2014

KB’s:

· December 2014 Cumulative Update 4.0.7577.708 for Lync Server 2010, Conferencing Server – 1-Dec-2014 – clip_image001[24]

· Newly created move request remains in queued status forever in Exchange Server 2013 – 4-Dec-2014 – clip_image001[25]

· Recommended hotfixes, updates, and known solutions for Windows Server 2012 – 5-Dec-2014 – clip_image001[26]

· Kerberos authentication fails when the computer tries to request a service ticket from a Windows Server 2012-based DC – 3-Dec-2014 – clip_image001[27]

· Safety Net hold time settings are not synced to Exchange Server 2013 Edge Transport server – 3-Dec-2014

· Update is available to fix several issues after you install security update 2843638 on an AD FS server – 3-Dec-2014

· Enabling Lync Server enhanced presence privacy mode updates the presence status of some Lync contacts to “unavailable” – 4-Dec-2014

· Domains on the Outlook Safe Senders list aren’t recognized by Exchange Online or Exchange Online Protection – 3-Dec-2014

Downloads & Recent Releases:

· FREE: Network performance test – LAN Speed Test Lite – 1-Dec-2014 – clip_image001[28]

· Lync Server 2010 Hotfix KB 2493736 – 1-Dec-2014 – clip_image001[29]

· Active Directory Health Check: v1.13 – 3-Dec-2014 – clip_image001[30]

· Hyper-V Snapshot Remover 0.2 – 1-Dec-2014

Scripts & PowerShell:

· Update Windows with the PowerShell module PSWindowsUpdate – 2-Dec-2014

· PowerTip: Use PowerShell to See if String Has Wildcard Character – 7-Dec-2014

· Check if SCOM 2012 R2 Infrastructure was upgraded to UR4 – 4-Dec-2014

· Weekend Scripter: Remove Non-Alphabetic Characters from String – 6-Dec-2014

· Add “Send to SkyDrive” to the Windows Explorer context menu in Windows 8.1 – 5-Dec-2014

· How to show all users or last logon user in Windows 8 – 2-Dec-2014

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