Weekly IT Newsletter – January 26-30, 2015

Microsoft Exchange:

· Blocking Outlook App for iOS & Android – 30-Jan-2015 – clip_image002

· Microsoft Wants to Improve Your Mobile Email Experience with the New Outlook for iOS and Android – 30-Jan-2015 – clip_image002[1]

· Impact Of Changing ActiveSync DefaultAccessLevel – 26-Jan-2015

· Exchange 2013: Blocking 1 CAS from Mail CAS Proxy – 28-Jan-2015

· Exchange Online Protection Conditional Mail Routing – 29-Jan-2015

· How to Block or Quarantine the Outlook for iOS and Android App in Exchange Server and Office 365 – 30-Jan-2015

Microsoft Lync:

· Video Interoperability in Skype for Business – 26-Jan-2015 – clip_image002[2]

· Introducing Lync User Manager – 31-Jan-2015 – clip_image002[3]

· Skype & Lync Video Calling is working again with new Skype Build – 28-Jan-2015 – clip_image002[4]

· My views on what HoloLems means for Unified Communications – 25-Jan-2015

· Dell UCCS filing the gap of Lync and Exchange reports – 28-Jan-2015

· Out of the Gutter: The Ken Lasko Story, Part 1 – 26-Jan-2015

· CX5100/CX5500 v1.1.2.1 Software and Release Notes – 29-Jan-2015

· QuickTip: Insufficient Access Rights Enabling Any Lync User – 29-Jan-2015

· Lync Server 2013 Virtualization Whitepaper Goes Public – 30-Jan-2015

Active Directory:

· Doc Updates for Azure RMS – January 2015 – 30-Jan-2015 – clip_image002[5]

· Azure AD Conditional Access and Azure AD Connect Health – Now in Preview – 29-Jan-2015 – clip_image002[6]

· ADFS Deep Dive: Certificate Planning – 26-Jan-2015 – clip_image002[7]

· Forensics: Audit Group Policy Links and Changes with PowerShell – 26-Jan-2015

· Auditing Group Policy Security Settings with Group Policy Compliance Manager – 29-Jan-2015

Office 365:

· Office 365 – How to Configure UPN Filtering in AADSync – 27-Jan-2015

· First look at the new Power BI Preview – 28-Jan-2015

· Office 365 offers the best email backend for Macs – 27-Jan-2015

· Must-know apps for Office 365 and Exchange – 22-Jan-2015

Windows Azure:

· Increasing Visibility for Our Customers: Announcing the Cloud Platform Roadmap Site – 30-Jan-2015 – clip_image002[8]

· Announcing Azure Preview Portal Improvements – 29-Jan-2015 – clip_image002[9]

· Azure Site Recovery Support with Server Core – 30-Jan-2015

· Regular Azure Storage vs. Azure Premium Storage – 30-Jan-2015

· Troubleshooting Microsoft Azure Storage with Message Analyzer – 27-Jan-2015

· Scheduling Azure Automation runbooks with Azure Scheduler – 27-Jan-2015

· Azure Load Balancer Stickiness Options – 28-Jan-2015

· KnowledgeBase: You receive a “Your request could not be processed” error when using Azure Self-service Password Reset (SSPR) – 26-Jan-2015

Windows Server 2012 & Windows Server 2012 R2:

· Microsoft Delays Windows 10 Server Until 2016 – 30-Jan-2015 – clip_image002[10]

· Windows Server and System Center roadmap update – 30-Jan-2015 – clip_image002[11]

· Identity Management for Unix (IDMU) is deprecated in Windows Server – 25-Jan-2015

· Next release of Windows Server won’t coincide with Windows 10 – 31-Jan-2015

Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10:

· New Technical Preview builds will come faster to Insiders, next one “soon-ish” – 25-Jan-2015 – clip_image002[12]

· Microsoft Releases Tools to Deploy Windows 10 Technical Preview – 30-Jan-2015 – clip_image002[13]

· Windows 10 for Enterprise is not free in the first year and other changes announced – 30-Jan-2015 – clip_image002[14]

· Microsoft’s new Spartan engine masks itself as Chrome – 25-Jan-2015

· Windows 10 9926 has a new hidden login screen, here is how to enable it – 25-Jan-2015

· More reasons to love these already great Windows apps and games – 30-Jan-2015

· Tip o’ the Week #263 – Starter for 10: Windows 10 Tips – 30-Jan-2015

· Windows 10 Technical Preview Using VHD Native Boot – 27-Jan-2015

· Microsoft Spartan: Adaptive video streaming with HLS and DASH for smooth playback – 30-Jan-2015

· Windows 10 has a hidden new calendar and clock, here is how to enable it – 25-Jan-2015

· Here’s how to enable the Spartan Edge rendering engine for IE11 in Windows 10 – 25-Jan-2015

Windows Phone:

· OneDrive for Windows Phone gets a small update – 25-Jan-2015 – clip_image002[15]

· Xbox Music for Windows Phone 8.1 grabs a tiny update tonight – 31-Jan-2015

· Cycloramic picks up another bug fixing and enhancing update – 30-Jan-2015

Microsoft Office:

· Gallery: Office 2016 Technical Preview build 16.0.3629.1006 has leaked – 31-Jan-2015 – clip_image002[16]

· The Office you love is now on your Android tablet – 29-Jan-2015 – clip_image002[17]

· Office 2016 screenshot shows a few new icons, not much else – 30-Jan-2015

· OneDrive for Business comes to Mac and iOS devices – 28-Jan-2015

· Quick updates to OneNote for iPhone – 27-Jan-2015

SharePoint & Office Web App Server:

· SharePoint 2013 Search issues – 29-Jan-2015 – clip_image002[18]

· How data encryption works in OneDrive for Business and SharePoint Online – 30-Jan-2015

SQL:

· Automated Backup and Automated Patching for SQL Server in Azure Portal and PowerShell – 29-Jan-2015

· SQL Server AlwaysOn Template in Azure Portal Now Supports Existing Domains and is Much Faster – 29-Jan-2015

· Azure is the Ideal Cloud for Your Database Workloads with Increased SQL Server Compatibility, Security, Automation, and Power – 29-Jan-2015

· Power BI Preview and SQL Server Analysis Services – 30-Jan-2015

System Center:

· Azure Operational Insights – 30-Jan-2015

· Managing 32-bit and 64-bit applications with SCCM 2012 – 29-Jan-2015

· Some SCSM links – 30-Jan-2015

· OM12x: Changing Passwords OM12x Service Accounts – 29-Jan-2015

· KB: “Connection to EndPoint Service failed” error after you import the Office 365 Management Pack for Operations Manager – 29-Jan-2015

· KB: Operations Manager stops working after you use msiexec.exe to uninstall features on management servers – 28-Jan-2015

KB’s:

· December 2014 MDM client update in Windows – 27-Jan-2015

· Outlook can’t set up a new profile by using Exchange Autodiscover for an Exchange Online mailbox in Office 365 – 29-Jan-2015

· EAS devices still sync after an account is disabled or a password is changed – 27-Jan-2015

· Reservation conflicts when you manage a virtual machine resource in a Windows cluster – 27-Jan-2015

· Troubleshooting cluster issue with event ID 1135 – 28-Jan-2015

· “Connection to EndPoint Service failed” error after you import the Office 365 Management Pack for Operations Manager – 27-Jan-2015

Downloads & Recent Releases:

· OneDrive for Business Mac sync client Preview – 31-Jan-2015 – clip_image002[19]

· Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 10 Technical Preview (January 2015) – 31-Jan-2015 – clip_image002[20]

· Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 Update 5 CTP 2 – 31-Jan-2015

· Updated set of free Visio stencils for Office 365, Exchange, Lync, and SharePoint – 26-Jan-2015

Scripts & PowerShell:

· PowerTip: Windows PowerShell Survival Guide – 25-Jan-2015 – clip_image002[21]

· How to configure PowerShell execution policy using PowerShell DSC – 30-Jan-2015

· How to set Internet Explorer homepage using PowerShell DSC – 28-Jan-2015

· PowerShell: Bypass ExecutionPolicy to run downloaded scripts – 27-Jan-2015

· Understanding Numbers in PowerShell – 26-Jan-2015

· Creating PowerShell Profile For Integrated Scripting Environment – ISE – 29-Jan-2015

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