Weekly IT Newsletter – February 16-20, 2015

Microsoft Exchange:

· Exchange Server 2013 Backup and Restore 101 – Part 7 – 19-Feb-2015 – clip_image001

· Microsoft Exchange 2013 Cumulative Update 7: Key Improvements – 18-Feb-2015 – clip_image001[1]

· Exchange 2013 and Exchange 2010 Coexistence with Kerberos Authentication – 20-Feb-2015 – clip_image001[2]

· Site Mailboxes in Exchange 2013 – 19-Feb-2015

· Synchronizing the Exchange 2013 public folder hierarchy across public folder mailboxes – 16-Feb-2015

· 16 Tips to Optimize Exchange 2013 (Part 4) – 17-Feb-2015

· Introducing New-ExchangeWebsite for Exchange 2013 – 21-Feb-2015

Skype for Business:

· Exciting news for Skype for Business – 16-Feb-2015 – clip_image001[3]

· Lync Environment Report Update – 18-Feb-2015 – clip_image001[4]

· Microsoft releases Lync Server 2013 February 2015 cumulative update (5.0.8308.871) – 19-Feb-2015 – clip_image001[5]

· Skype for Business – NEW Differences between Lync 2013 and Skype for Business – 14-Feb-2015 – clip_image001[6]

· Persistent Chat failing with Unexpected DB version error – 20-Feb-2015

· [Field Notes] MS15-008 + (Lync Server 201x) PowerShell ‘Hangs’ on Windows Server 2012 R2 – 17-Feb-2015

· Reverse Proxy for Microsoft Lync – 16-Feb-2015

· Lync 2013 – ARR reverse proxy – Troubleshooting Tips – 18-Feb-2015

· Enabling Group Paging on Polycom VVX Phones for Lync or Skype – 18-Feb-2015

· Lync Pool failover Notes – 19-Feb-2015

Active Directory:

· Azure Active Directory Connect and updated Directory Integration Tools content! – 16-Feb-2015 – clip_image001[7]

· Azure AD automated password roll-over for Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn now in preview! – 20-Feb-2015

· New updates to Cloud App Discovery – 16-Feb-2015

Office 365:

· Shared Mailbox Sent Items Changes Coming to Office 365 – 17-Feb-2015 – clip_image001[8]

· New Additions to the Office 365 Family – 20-Feb-2015 – clip_image001[9]

· Office 365 news round-up – 20-Feb-2015 – clip_image001[10]

· Extended email retention for deleted items in Office 365 – 20-Feb-2015 – clip_image001[11]

· Latest innovations in Office 365 compliance – 16-Feb-2015

· Sign in page branding and cloud user self-service password reset for Office 365 – 17-Feb-2015

· How to Add Access to the Office 365 EOP Quarantine in Outlook and OWA – 16-Feb-2015

· Office 365 Partner admin mobile app now available – 17-Feb-2015

· Office 365 – How to Update Address Lists in Exchange Online – 17-Feb-2015

Windows Azure:

· General Availability and What’s New with the Azure Storm Service | Data Exposed – 18-Feb-2015 – clip_image001[12]

· New features in Azure Backup – Long term retention, offline backup seeding and more – 16-Feb-2015 – clip_image001[13]

· Microsoft Releases Public Preview of Azure HDInsight on Linux – 19-Feb-2015 – clip_image001[14]

· Automating Azure Autoscale Rules via PowerShell and REST API – 16-Feb-2015

· Forced Tunneling Exceptions with ExpressRoute to Internet – 20-Feb-2015

· Azure Mobile Engagement now in Public Preview – 18-Feb-2015

· New Solution Accelerator: Azure Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery – 10-Feb-2015

Windows Server 2012 & Windows Server 2012 R2:

· Don’t forget to modify your Windows Server Power Options – 16-Feb-2015

· Rethinking Enterprise Storage – 18-Feb-2015

· Improving Windows Firewall Configuration – 20-Feb-2015

· Security Thoughts: Include command line in process creation events – 17-Feb-2015

· Highly Available Direct-Attached Storage Options in Windows Server 2012 R2 – 21-Feb-2015

Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10:

· Microsoft to add asm.js support to Windows 10 – 18-Feb-2015

· Upgrading to Windows 10 in the Real World – 21-Feb-2015

· Bringing Windows 10 Modern UI and Desktop together; this concept nails it – 17-Feb-2015

· Microsoft hints at upcoming Windows 10 campaign in latest advert – 16-Feb-2015

Windows Phone:

· Windows Phone Store Collection: Revisiting the AppCampus Showcase – 21-Feb-2015

· Dropbox for Windows Phone updated with ability to manage shared folders – 19-Feb-2015

· Windows Insider app updated to prevent unsupported phones from getting technical preview – 20-Feb-2015

· Windows 10 preview builds for phone are ‘roughly’ every month, Tile re-sizing options not definite – 17-Feb-2015

· Fitbit for Windows Phone updated with Surge Run support, reduced app size and more! – 17-Feb-2015

· QuizUp officially headed to Windows and Windows Phone! – 19-Feb-2015

· Lumia Camera 5.0 gets a small update for some Lumia Denim users – 19-Feb-2015

Microsoft Office:

· Outlook for iOS and Android Gets Updated with Support for PIN Policies – 16-Feb-2015 – clip_image001[15]

· Office everywhere, encryption everywhere – 18-Feb-2015 – clip_image001[16]

· Handwriting in OneNote for iPad and OCR everywhere – 19-Feb-2015

· New cloud storage integration for Office – 17-Feb-2015

· Excel Fun—Build 3D graphics from a spreadsheet – 18-Feb-2015

SharePoint & Office Web App Server:

· On-Premises Claims Authorized SharePoint and Hybrid Apps in Azure – 16-Feb-0215

· SharePoint Online: App Only policy PowerShell tasks with ACS – 16-Feb-2015

SQL:

· Microsoft Releases Azure HDInsight on Linux and Machine Learning GA at Strata Conference – 18-Feb-2015

· Data. Insights. Action. Listen. A TechNet Radio Discussion about the Upcoming PASS BA Conference – 16-Feb-2015

System Center:

· Analyzing SMSPXE.log and other methods to troubleshoot SCCM 2012 OS deployments – 16-Feb-2015

· KB: How to troubleshoot SQL time-outs in Data Warehouse after you install System Center Operations Manager R2 Update Rollup 5 – 17-Feb-2015

· New Search Autocomplete & Intelligent Filter in Operational Insights! – 20-Feb-2015

· System Center 2012 R2 & vNext – Operations Manager (SCOM) Prerequisites Script – 21-Feb-2015

· How to install the Azure Operational Insights agent on an Azure VM using PowerShell – 16-Feb-2015

· Excel Power: Automatic Pull & Sort Microsoft MPs From Microsoft TechNet Wiki – 19-Feb-2015

· Hey SCOM! Automatic Alert Resolution Isn’t Working?! – 19-Feb-2015

· Updated Management Pack for Windows Server Logical Disk Auto Defragmentation – 17-Feb-2015

KB’s:

· Description of the Office updates: December 10, 2013 – 20-Feb-2015

· “Message store has reached its maximum size” error when an Office 365 user tries to delete an item in Outlook or Outlook Web App – 19-Feb-2015

· Slow Outlook Web App performance when accessed through Internet Explorer 8 – 18-Feb-2015

· A domain user account that has a blank password cannot be used to authenticate against Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 or against OneDrive – 20-Feb-2015

· Lync Server 2013 Control Panel crashes when you access the Route tab under the Voice Routing tab – 19-Feb-2015

· Troubleshooting the installation of the Operations Manager client agent – 17-Feb-2015

· The Office Web App cannot open an Office document in Office if the action is triggered from a 64-bit web browser – 20-Feb-2015

· Rtcsrv.exe crashes when invalid address book normalization rules are defined in Lync Server 2013 – 19-Feb-2015

· Compatibility update is available for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 – 20-Feb-2015

· MaxActiveMoves properties aren’t used during mailbox migration in Exchange Server – 18-Feb-2015

· Email stuck in the Outbox in Outlook 2010 / 2013 – 20-Feb-2015

Downloads & Recent Releases:

· Photos (Part 1) – Lync / Skype for Business Photo Editor – 18-Feb-2015 – clip_image001[17]

· FREE: File Permissions Check – Compare folder and file permissions – 20-Feb-2015

· Ping Tracer: PingTracer 1.2 – 20-Feb-2015

· Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview February 2015 – 20-Feb-201

Scripts & PowerShell:

· One Liner: Configuring Shutdown Tracker in Windows Server – 17-Feb-2015

· Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview February 2015 is now available – 18-Feb-2015

· Create a Scheduled Task Using PowerShell – 20-Feb-2015

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