Weekly IT Newsletter – February 23-27, 2015

Microsoft Exchange:

· Automated Hybrid Troubleshooting Experience – 23-Feb-2015 – clip_image001

· Tool Tip: RBAC Manager R2 for Exchange » Dave Stork’s IMHO – 27-Feb-2015 – clip_image001[1]

· Exchange Unwashed Digest – February 2015 – 27-Feb-2015 – clip_image001[2]

· Exchange 2013 – Managing mailboxes with ECP fails with 500 error – 23-Feb-2015

· File Share Witness & Exchange 2013 – 25-Feb-2015

· Outlook Connectivity With Exchange 2013 – 22-Feb-2015

· Deploying an Exchange 2013 Hybrid Lab Environment in Windows Azure (Part 22) – 26-Feb-2015

· Using the Hybrid Configuration Wizard in Exchange Server 2013 (Part 1) – 24-Feb-2015

Skype for Business:

· Cumulative Updates February 2015 for both Client & Server – 22-Feb-2015 – clip_image001[3]

· Skype for Business – NEW Differences between Lync 2013 and Skype for Business – 14-Feb-2015 – clip_image001[4]

· Skype for Business Readiness Series (2/15) – 25-Feb-2015 – clip_image001[5]

· Link Lync presence to Skype – 28-Feb-2015

· Technically Lync: Don’t Believe These 8 Licensing Myths – Post – No Jitter – 23-Feb-2015

· New shots of Skype for Business show up – 27-Feb-2015

· Upgrade Lync 2013 to Skype for Business 2015 – 23-Feb-2015

· Extend Default VVX Phone Dial Timeout – 26-Feb-2015

Active Directory:

· Guidance on Deployment of MS15-011 and MS15-014 – 23-Feb-2015 – clip_image001[6]

· Azure Active Directory Synchronization Failing with Stopped-Extension-DLL-Exception Error – 25-Feb-2015

· Forcefully Demote a Domain Controller – 25-Feb-2015

· Video: Running highly-sensitive Domain Controllers on Hyper-V and Azure – 25-Feb-2015

· Installing the Web Application Proxy to Publish AD FS – 23-Feb-2015

Office 365:

· Email retention for deleted items in Office 365 is changing – 23-Feb-2015 – clip_image001[7]

· Gartner Analyst Profiles Office 365 Products and Mobility Support – 25-Feb-2015 – clip_image001[8]

· Office 365 – The Limitations of Alternate Login ID – 24-Feb-2015 – clip_image001[9]

· How Office 365 Groups could be so much better – and probably will be in the future – 24-Feb-2015

· It’s Official: Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) hits Open License and Reseller Community Monday! – 27-Feb-2015

· How to Obtain the Prerequisites for the Intune App Wrapping Tool for iOS – 25-Feb-2015

· Office 365 Command You Tried To Run Isn’t Currently Allowed Due To DeHydration – 27-Feb-2015

Windows Azure:

· Azure SQL Database – Dynamic Data Masking Walkthrough – 22-Feb-2015 – clip_image001[10]

· New Azure AD Application Proxy features are now available – 23-Feb-2015 – clip_image001[11]

· Azure Search: Scoring Profiles – 24-Feb-2015

· Azure in 5 Minutes: ASR Failover Walk Through – 25-Feb-2015

· Azure in 5 Minutes: ASR Test Failover Walk Through – 25-Feb-2015

· TechNet Radio: (Part 17) Building Your Hybrid Cloud – End-to-End IaaS Workload Provisioning in the Cloud with Azure Automation and PowerShell DSC – 23-Feb-2015

Windows Server 2012 & Windows Server 2012 R2:

· Import Exported VMs from 2008 to 2012 R2 – 28-Feb-2015

· Common Criteria Certification for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 – 23-Feb-2015

· The most important skill to pick up after migrating from Windows Server 2003 – 23-Feb-2015

Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10:

· Microsoft confirms Windows 10 will support USB 3.1 Type-C and Dual Role – 27-Feb-2015

· Windows 10 build 10022 from fbl_impressive images show up online – 22-Feb-2015

· In-place Upgrade to Windows 10 – 28-Feb-2015

· Support Tools for Windows 10 – 22-Feb-2015

Windows Phone:

· Update for OneDrive app for Windows Phone brings a few new features – 26-FEb-2015 – clip_image001[12]

· Waze for Windows Phone gets its first update in a year – 25-Feb-2015 – clip_image001[13]

· LINE Messenger app for Windows Phone gets two new exciting features – 26-Feb-2015

· Windows 10 for phones: Bluetooth keyboard support still not present – 22-Feb-2015

· VLC becomes a true universal app for Windows Phone, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 – 27-Feb-2015

Microsoft Office:

· Tip o’ the Week #266 – OneDrive – getting more storage – 27-Feb-2015

· Catching a comet with Excel Power Map – 26-Feb-2015

· Support corner webcast—troubleshoot Office Outlook 2013 features – 23-Feb-2015

· Microsoft is removing Google Chat and Facebook Chat support from Outlook.com – 24-Feb-2015

SharePoint & Office Web App Server:

· SharePoint Performance Optimization: How Microsoft IT Increases Availability and Decreases Rendering Time of SharePoint Sites – 24-Feb-2015

· MS Sharepoint Log Parser & Viewer – 22-Feb-2015

· What To Call Your My Site – 26-Feb-2015

SQL:

· T-SQL: Importance of the Elements List Order in the ORDER BY Clause – 28-Feb-2015

· A Cool SSIS Catalog Visualization – 27-Feb-2015

· ICYMI: Ten Query Techniques Every SQL Programmer Should Know (Video) – 27-Feb-2015

System Center:

· OpsMgr 2012 R2 now offers additional support for SQL Server – 23-Feb-2015 – clip_image001[14]

· Fixing Network Compliance in VMM – 24-Feb-2015

· Migrating WSUS From Server 2003 to Server 2012 R2 – 24-Feb-2015

· MP Authoring Tool For MP Pro’s Updated To SP3! – 25-Feb-2015

· My Experience of Using Silect MP Studio During Management Pack Update Process – 25-Feb-2015

· Update Rollup 5 for System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager – 11-Feb-2015

KB’s:

· Operations Manager AD Replication Monitoring generates “Invalid Script Parameter Configuration” error – 23-Feb-2015

· Event ID 1010 is logged when no results are returned during a search on a server that is running Exchange Server 2013 – 27-Feb-2015

· Outlook connection issues with Exchange mailboxes because of the RPC encryption requirement – 27-Feb-2015

· Windows 8.1, Windows 8 or Windows 7 hangs or freezes – 26-Feb-2015

· Update that improves OneDrive reliability and user experience when you edit files from multiple endpoints in Windows RT 8.1 and Windows 8.1 – 25-Feb-2015

· error message when you try to move a mailbox in an Exchange hybrid deployment – 26-Feb-2015

· Various network and computer issues occur when TCP ephemeral ports are exhausted in Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012 – 25-Feb-2015

Downloads & Recent Releases:

· Microsoft RMS SDK 4.1 for Windows Store – 28-Feb-2015

· Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 Performance and Scalability Documentation – 28-Feb-2015

· Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 On-Premises Licensing and Pricing Guide – 28-Feb-2015

Scripts & PowerShell:

· NEW: PowerShell ISE Module Browser – 26-Feb-2015 – clip_image001[15]

· Helper Function to Create a PowerShell DSC Composite Resource – 25-Feb-2015

· PowerTip: Compare Processes with PowerShell – 26-Feb-2015

· When to Use WMI and PowerShell – 24-Feb-2015

· PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Decrypt Files – 28-Feb-2015

· Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Update SSL Bindings – 1-Mar-2015

· PowerShell Performance Tips for Large Text Operations – Part 2: Text Manipulation – 28-Feb-2015

· Why PowerShell is often not the best tool for reporting Exchange data – 26-Feb-2015

· PSReadLine – A free PowerShell console extension – 25-Feb-2015

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