Monthly IT Newsletter – April 2017

Microsoft Exchange:

· Using the Office365/Exchange 2016 REST API to access Mailbox data using PowerShell part 3

· Test-ExchangeServerHealth.ps1 Has Been Updated to V1.16

· Under the hood: Microsoft Exchange 2016 deployment architecture

· Exchange 2013/2016 Public Folders Migration Scripts

· Exchange 2016 RecoverServer

· Exchange 2016 Upgrades–The Point Of No Return

Skype for Business:

· Poylcom VVX UC software 5.5.1.15937 and lyncdiscoverinternal

· Quick Tip: iOS 6.14.0.224 Breaks Login in Some Scenarios

· Microsoft releases April 4, 2017, update for Skype for Business 2015 (Lync 2013) (KB3178731)

· Microsoft releases April 4, 2017, update for Skype for Business 2016 (KB3178717)

· Tenant Dial Plans in Skype for Business Online

· Skype Online – New Auto Attendant Feature Overview

· DNS Records for Skype for Business Hybrid Installation

· Install CMS database in SQL cluster for Skype for Business or Lync – use

· Skype for Business Online – Call Queues

· After an in-place upgrade to Skype for Business Server 2015 Response Group Workflows Fail to work

· Understanding User Replicator in Lync Server 2013 and Skype for Business Server 2015

· Backup Skype For Business V4_2

· Skype for Business Server 2015 Geographically Dispersed Edge Topology (Part 2)

· No Ringback Heard by Caller – Skype for Business & Audiocodes

Active Directory:

· DirSync and AADSync Support is Ending, Time to Upgrade to Azure AD Connect

· AAD Connect Express Installation Screenshots–March 2017

· How To Install AD FS 2016 For Office 365

· How To Enable AAD Connect Sync Cycle

· Migrate AD Users from Child Domain to Parent Domain Using ADMT v3.2

· Azure Multi-Factor Authentication Server 7.3.0.3 with lots of improvements

· Azure AD Connect versions 1.1.484.0 and 1.1.486.0 offer great enhancements

· AAD Connect Version 1.1.486.0 Released

Office 365:

· First Steps: Configure Office 365 First Release Settings

· Reporting Office 365 Admin Role Group Members

· What’s new in Office 365 Groups for April 2017

· Office 365 Secure Score – Proactively Manage Risk

· Office 365 – Microsoft Releases Teams Bandwidth Calculator

· Removing domains in Office 365

· Updates to Microsoft Intune on Microsoft Azure

· New to Office 365 in April

· First Steps: Configuring Office 365 Groups Settings

· Microsoft Teams Tip #11: Chat Audio Call Control

· Number Porting with Office 365 Cloud PBX – Oh, Say Can UC…

· Skype for Business Online Polycom VVX Device updat… – Microsoft Tech Community

· What’s New in Office 365 for April 2017

Microsoft Azure:

· How to Back Up Files and Folders using Azure Backup

· New Enhancements to the Azure AD Pass Through Authentication Preview are live!

· AAD Application Proxy In The Azure Portal – Microsoft Australia OEM Team

· Networking to and within the Azure Cloud, part 3

· See what’s next for Azure at Microsoft Ignite

· Microsoft Azure Advisor, Monitor, and Resource Health Features Hit General Availability

· Using Azure AD Privileged Identity Management for elevated access

· #AzureAD Mailbag: Azure AD App Proxy, Round 2

· How to invoke an Azure Automation DSC configuration script

Windows Client, Windows Server and Windows Phone:

· Windows Server 2016 – Azure-Inspired Software Defined Networking (SDN) in YOUR Datacenter!

· Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15207 for Mobile

· Windows 10 Creators Update rollout: First phase update

· Microsoft turns two-factor authentication into one-factor by ditching password

· Windows 10 build 15063.250 for PCs is now available – here’s what’s new

· How to get the Windows 10 Creators Update

· Windows 10 Memory Protection Features

· Remotely accessing admin shares on Windows 10

Microsoft Office:

· Create and manage up to 30,000 projects in Project Online

· Current Cumulative Updates for Office – Q2 2017

· Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.7.3 Update

· Come try the Outlook for Mac Preview with Google Calendar and Contacts

· Introducing Microsoft To-Do—now available in Preview

· Office 365 ProPlus updates

· Enable Phone Sign-In–Microsoft Authenticator

SharePoint & Office Web App Server:

· Office Online Server April 2017 release

· How to generate SharePoint Framework bundles for multiple tenants

SQL:

· SQL Server community-driven enhancements in SQL Server 2017

· Get to cloud faster with a new database migration service private preview

· Python in SQL Server 2017: enhanced in-database machine learning

· Five reasons to run SQL Server 2016 on Windows Server 2016 – No. 4: Reach insights faster by running analytics at the point of creation

· Five reasons to run SQL Server 2016 on Windows Server 2016 – No. 3: database uptime and reliability

System Center:

· #Azure and #MSOMS notable updates week 17/17

· MP Authoring – Quick & Dirty – 04 – Testing The Example MP

· Microsoft SCOM 2012 Installation and Configuration

Downloads & Recent Releases:

· Identity and Device Protection for Office 365

· Surface Pro 4 Drivers and Firmware

· Surface Book Drivers and Firmware

· Cumulative Update 5 for Exchange Server 2016 (KB4012106)

· Update Rollup 17 For Exchange 2010 SP3 (KB4011326)

· SharePoint Online Management Shell

· Microsoft Azure Active Directory Connect

· Update for Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 SP1 (KB4012498)

Scripts & PowerShell:

· PowerShell Remoting and Kerberos Double Hop: Old Problem – New Secure Solution

· PSRemotely – Framework to Enable Remote Operations Validation

· The new local user and group cmdlets in PowerShell 5.1

· Azure AD Auditing Quick Reference Guide

· What are PowerShell drives and why use them?

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