Weekly IT Newsletter – August 10-14, 2015

Microsoft Exchange:

· Hybrid deployment best practicesclip_image001

· Use Hierarchical Address Book to assign order to recipientsclip_image001[1]

· The right disks avoid Exchange 2013 storage snags

· Off-boarding email from Office 365 to Exchange 2013 (Part 3)

· Deploying an Exchange 2013 Hybrid Lab Environment in Windows Azure (Part 32)

Skype for Business:

· Announcing the preview of Skype for Business apps for iOS and Androidclip_image001[2]

· Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications 2015 – The Maturity Mazeclip_image001[3]

· Skype for Business – Call via Work Managerclip_image001[4]

· Selective Caller ID Blocking in Lync/Skype for Businessclip_image001[5]

· Issue: Skype for Business Client Will Not Perform Transferclip_image001[6]

· How to build a custom report for Lync/Skype for Businessclip_image001[7]

· Lync 2013 / SfB 2015 Client Security Update – August 2015clip_image001[8]

· Skype for Business Mobile Client Preview Release

· Lync 2010 Client Security Update – August 2015

Active Directory:

· Move Ad Computer Accounts from csv File into Target OU

· Active Directory Moving Users to Another OU via CSV File

· Now in public preview: The Converged Microsoft Account and Azure Active Directory Programming Modelclip_image001[9]

Office 365:

· PowerShell Script to Test Federated Domain Proof TXT Record for Hybrid Deploymentsclip_image001[10]

· What’s new on the Office Roadmap – 2015-08-12clip_image001[11]

· Considerations for naming an Office 365 tenantclip_image001[12]

· What’s new: July 2015clip_image001[13]

· Managing Office 365 updatesclip_image001[14]

· Office 365 Mobile Device Management – Activation and Initial Configuration

· What’s new on the Office Roadmap – 2015-08-13 (Yammer Edition)

· Office 365 Mobile Device Management – Managing Device Policies

· Office 365 Service Comparison Web Site

· Where is my Office 365 tenant?

Microsoft Azure:

· Static vs. Dynamic Gateways in Azureclip_image001[15]

· Azure Data Factory is generally availableclip_image001[16]

· Azure Files Preview Updateclip_image001[17]

· Azure HDInsight now available in the Azure Preview Portalclip_image001[18]

· Azure Backup enables backup of large volumes, VMs, databases and more

· Azure Media Player update with multi-audio stream support

Windows Server:

· Storage Spaces Direct in Windows Server 2016clip_image001[19]

· Windows Server 2016 build 10514 screenshots leak onlineclip_image001[20]

· What’s New in Windows Server 2016 Preview Jump Startclip_image001[21]

· Request and Enroll Multi-SAN certificates on Windows Server 2012

· Name Resolution Performance of Authoritative Windows DNS Server 2012 R2

· New Technical Build of Windows Server 2016 Possibly Coming Next Week

· PSA: Great Series on Windows Performance

· Top Ten: New Features in vSphere 6.0

Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10:

· Microsoft pushes another cumulative update to Windows 10clip_image001[22]

· Windows 10 is now running on more than 50 million devicesclip_image001[23]

· Windows 10, Azure AD and Microsoft Intune: Automatic MDM enrollment powered by the cloud!clip_image001[24]

· Xbox streaming on Windows 10 has a hidden “very high quality” setting

· Windows 10 support on Hyper-V

· Windows 10 vs. 8.1 vs. 7 Performance Tested, Benchmarked

· Windows 10 and your privacy

· Windows 10 Learning Resources

· Fitbit announces their new Universal Windows App for Windows 10, designed to motivate with enhanced features

Windows Phone:

· Here are the known issues in the new Windows 10 Mobile preview build 10512clip_image001[25]

· Windows Phone Weekly Digest: August 9, 2015clip_image001[26]

· Microsoft rolls out Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview build 10512clip_image001[27]

· Screenshots of Windows 10 Mobile build 10512 leak

· Microsoft updates Cortana with ability to replace Google Now on Android devices

· Microsoft says its latest Windows 10 Mobile preview includes over 2,000 fixes

Microsoft Office:

· New Outlook partner add-ins and expanded rollout of Outlook.com previewclip_image001[28]

· Preview real-time co-authoring on OneDriveclip_image001[29]

· Tip o’ the Week #290 – get your Groove on

· Breaking down hierarchical data with Treemap and Sunburst charts

· Optimizing Yammer for teams

· 10 little-known keyboard shortcuts for editing in PowerPoint

· 4 updates in Power Query for Excel

SharePoint & Office Web App Server:

· Increase upload file size in Sharepoint 2010

· Security Update for Microsoft Office Web Apps Server 2013 (KB3055003)


· Always Encrypted with SQL 2016clip_image001[30]

· SSIS Catalog Logging and Reporting in the Enterprise

System Center:

· SCOM 2012 R2 UR#7 Released!clip_image001[31]

· Update Rollup 10 for System Center 2012 SP1 Operations Manager is now availableclip_image001[32]

· Update Rollup 8 for System Center 2012 Operations Manager is now availableclip_image001[33]

· Support Tip: OpsMgr web console generates “The Operations Manager web console requires some additional configuration to be fully functional


· MS15-080: Description of the security update for Lync 2010: August 11, 2015

· Outlook cannot connect to Gmail after July 15, 2014

· Event 31551 when Operations Manager tries to connect to the Data Warehouse database

· SupportMultipleDomain switch, when managing SSO to Office 365

· RPC Client Access service crashes and Event 4999 is logged in Exchange Server 2013

· August 11, 2015, update for Office

Downloads & Recent Releases:

· Free eBooks for Windows administrators [updated]

· SQL Server Connector for Microsoft Azure Key Vault

· System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Upgrade Assessment Tool

· Microsoft Dynamics ERP and CRM Fact Sheet

· Microsoft System Center Operations Manager Management Packs for Windows Server Technical Preview

· Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.5.4 Update

Scripts & PowerShell:

· IIS Logs Compress and Archive PowerShell Scriptclip_image001[34]

· Weekend Scripter: PowerShell 5 Overview Videoclip_image001[35]

· Exchange Lync Admin Scriptclip_image001[36]

· PowerTip: Get Latest Entry from Event Log with PowerShell

· How to import ActiveSync devices to Exchange Online

· Bulk Enable Office 365 License Options