Weekly IT Newsletter – March 16-20, 2015

Microsoft Exchange:

· Announcing Cumulative Update 8 for Exchange Server 2013 – 17-Mar-2015 – clip_image001

· Announcing Update Rollup 9 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 3 – 17-Mar-2015 – clip_image001[1]

· Exchange 2013 Network Port Reference – 20-Mar-2015 – clip_image001[2]

· How To Check Exchange Schema And Object Values In AD – 17-Mar-2015

· New Time Zone updates available for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3 – 17-Mar-2015

· Exchange Online Protection Quarantine (Part 3) – 17-Mar-2015

· Zombie health mailboxes and EAS probes – 18-Mar-2015

· Using EOP to block messages based on country/language – 16-Mar-2015

· Exchange 2013 Monitoring Mailboxes – 20-Mar-2015

Skype for Business:

· Skype for Business 2015 client technical preview – 16-Mar-2015 – clip_image001[3]

· PSTN in Skype4B Online later this year – 19-Mar-2015 – clip_image001[4]

· Skype for Business Partner Resources – Now Available – 16-Mar-2015 – clip_image001[5]

· The Skype for Business Client–What you Need to Know – 17-Mar-2015 – clip_image001[6]

· Lync / Skype for Business – Network Planning for the SILK codec – 17-Mar-2015

· Skype for Business External Security – 20-Mar-2015

Active Directory:

· Managing your UC Certificate to add support to ADFS – 17-Mar-2015 – clip_image001[7]

· Deploy Active Directory with PowerShell DSC (a.k.a. “DSC-PROMO”) – 20-Mar-2015

· ADFS 2012 R2 changes give Office 365 users a huge advantage – 18-Mar-2015

Office 365:

· Office 365 to Get Native Configuration Manager Deployment Integration – 17-Mar-2015 – clip_image001[8]

· Restricting Access to Office 365 – 18-Mar-2015 – clip_image001[9]

· Office 365 news roundup – 20-Mar-2015 – clip_image001[10]

· Enrolling corporate-owned devices using the Apple Device Enrollment Program – 17-Mar-2015

· Announcing Azure ExpressRoute connectivity to Office 365 – 17-Mar-2015

· Office 365 ProPlus—IT Control and Management update – 19-Mar-2015

· How to implement Multi-Factor Authentication in Office 365 via ADFS – Part 3 – 20-Mar-2015

Windows Azure:

· From the MVPs: Manage media delivery in the Cloud with Microsoft Azure and Media Services – 16-Mar-2015 – clip_image001[11]

· Microsoft Azure Pricing Calculator – 16-Mar-2015 – clip_image001[12]

· PowerShell Azure AD Management – 20-Mar-2015 – clip_image001[13]

· Frequency of password synchronization to Azure AD – 17-Mar-2015

· Improve your Azure Site Recovery (ASR) performance – 17-Mar-2015

· Basic Monitoring with Batch PowerShell – 18-Mar-2015

· Restrict Azure connections to a specific virtual subnet – 19-Mar-2015

Windows Server 2012 & Windows Server 2012 R2:

· Hyper-V security best practices – 20-Mar-2015

· SHA-1 Deprecation and Changing the Root CA’s Hash Algorithm – 16-Mar-2015

· Solve patching loop problem with Windows Server 2012 R2 – 20-Mar-2015

· There are known vulnerabilities in Server 2003 that won’t be fixed – 18-Mar-2015

· KB3002657 v2 release for Windows 2003 – Fixes authentication issues on 2003 DCs – 17-Mar-2015

· Few members of Server 2012R2 Protected Users Group are not able to log in locally or remotely to their computers and servers – 20-Mar-2015

Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10:

· Windows 10 Technical Preview updated, build 10041 out now – 18-Mar-2015 – clip_image001[14]

· Windows 10 will be a free upgrade for all users worldwide [Updated] – 18-Mar-2015 – clip_image001[15]

· Free e-books for Windows administrators [updated] – 19-Mar-2015

· The Case of the Missing Technical Preview build – 19-Mar-2015

· Managing Windows 10’s New Peer Updating Capability Using GPO – 20-Mar-2015

· Hands on with Microsoft’s new browser, Spartan – 19-Mar-2015

· Windows 10 10041 allows you to pin favorite settings to the Start menu – 19-Mar-2015

Windows Phone:

· Windows 10: Smart dialling is reportedly returning to Windows phones – 19-Mar-2015

· Tip o’ the Week #270 – Renaming Windows Phone – 20-Mar-2015

· VLC for Windows Phone updated with partial hardware decoding and more – 20-Mar-2015

· MX Player updated for Windows Phone with subtitles and more improvements – 20-Mar-2015

· Windows 10 phones to get bigger, smaller, faster, and maybe even x86ier – 19-Mar-2015

Microsoft Office:

· The various flavors of Outlook – 19-Mar-2015 – clip_image001[16]

· What’s new in the Office Roadmap – 2015-03-19 – 19-Mar-2015

· Download the new Salesforce App for Outlook – 18-Mar-2015

SharePoint & Office Web App Server:

· SharePoint Library Content Migration – 20-Mar-2015

· Project Online: What’s with the ribbon icons getting jumbled? – 20-Mar-2015

· Troubleshooting Certificate Validation errors for Inbound Hybrid Search with Office 365 and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 –Part 8 – 18-Mar-2015

· Configuring Microsoft Web Application Proxy Server for Inbound Hybrid Topology with Office 365 and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 -Part7 – 19-Mar-2015

SQL:

· Thomas LaRock Invites You to Attend the PASS Business Analytics Conference 2015 – 18-Mar-2015

System Center:

· Microsoft Adds Conditional Access to System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager for Exchange Online – 12-Mar-2015

KB’s:

· HTTP clients can still connect to Exchange after account is disabled or password is changed – 18-Mar-2015

· Exchange ActiveSync client displays an incorrect email address in an Exchange Server 2010 environment – 17-Mar-2015

· Current issues with Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync and third-party devices – 17-Mar-2015

· Troubleshooting gray agent states in System Center 2012 Operations Manager – 18-Mar-2015

· Random memory dumps and automatic restarts occur on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 – 18-Mar-2015

· Description of Update Rollup 5 for System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager – 17-Mar-2015

· Recommended hotfixes, updates, and known solutions for Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Network Virtualization (HNV) environments – 20-Mar-2015

· Exchange Calendar items are shifted incorrectly when some Windows DST updates are applied – 17-Mar-2015

· Some Android devices can’t set up an Exchange account after you install Exchange Server 2010 SP3 RU9 or Exchange Server 2013 CU8 – 17-Mar-2015

· SMTP is not transported over TLS 1.1 or TLS 1.2 protocol in an Exchange Server 2013 environment – 17-Mar-2015

Downloads & Recent Releases:

· Skype for Business client awareness and readiness resources – 20-Mar-2015 – clip_image001[17]

· March 2015 Security Release ISO Image – 20-Mar-2015 – clip_image001[18]

· Service monitor: Version 3.3 – 19-Mar-2015 – clip_image001[19]

· Update for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Client Components SDK (KB2880993) 32-Bit Edition – 20-Mar-2015

· Security Update for Microsoft Office Web Apps Server 2013 (KB2956158) – 20-Mar-2015

· File Server Solution for Highly Available Environment – 20-Mar-2015

· Exchange Server 2013 CU8 UM Language Packs – 20-Mar-2015

· Mail-enabled Public Folders – directory sync script – 20-Mar-2015

Scripts & PowerShell:

· PowerShell variable properties: Description, Visibility, Options, Attributes – 17-Mar-2015

· PowerShell Cmdlets for Azure RemoteApp – 17-Mar-2015

· PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Mount ISO – 17-Mar-2015

· How to Manage Permissions to Registry Keys in Windows – 19-Mar-2015

· How to save sent items to shared mailbox instead of owner’s mailbox in Exchange – 21-Mar-2015

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