Weekly IT Newsletter – September 14-18, 2015

Microsoft Exchange:

· Exchange 2013 CU10 Releasedclip_image001[92]

· Exchange 2010 SP3 RU11 Releasedclip_image001[93]

· The UC Architects Podcast Ep55clip_image001[94]

· New version of the Exchange Environment Report available nowclip_image001[95]

· Exchange and Skype for Business Integrationclip_image001[96]

· Released: September 2015 Quarterly Exchange Updatesclip_image001[97]

· Exchange Attribute Retention After Mailbox Removal

· EWS Create Mailbox folder Powershell module for Exchange and Office365 Mailboxes

· New Public Folder Picker for OWA

· Ask The Perf Guy: What’s The Story With Hyperthreading and Virtualization?

Skype for Business:

· SfB 2015 Server Security Update – September 2015clip_image001[98]

· Lync Server 2013 Security Update – September 2015clip_image001[99]

· Better Together over Ethernet Connector (BToE) Application 3.1.0clip_image001[100]

· New CAB Files for UC Software for VVX 201clip_image001[101]

· iOS 9 and Lync Mobile 2013 Sign-In Issueclip_image001[102]

· Enabling seamless communication experiences for the web with Skype, Skype for Business and Microsoft Edgeclip_image001[103]

· iOS 9 Outlook App & Lync 2013 App Issuesclip_image001[104]

· Admin Tools v1.6 Released | UC Geekclip_image001[105]

· Skype for Business Hybrid with O365 telephony

· One liner: Find Lync Users Whose Extension Doesn’t Match Part of Their DID

· Testing Inbound PSTN Connectivity Directly from Lync/Skype for Business

· “Watching” your Skype for Business 2015 with Watcher Nodes Part 1 – Installation and Configuration |

Active Directory:

· Active Directory migration overview – Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012 R2clip_image001[106]

· Azure AD B2C and B2B are now in Public Preview!clip_image001[107]

· AD FS and DirSync services fail to start after server restartclip_image001[108]

· Set up Group Policy delegation

· A Peek Inside Registry.pol

· Troubleshooting GP Processing tip

· Azure AD Premium Dashboard is in preview!

Office 365:

· Office 365 News Roundupclip_image001[109]

· Office 365 Import Service availableclip_image001[110]

· The new Office 365 Admin Center Previewclip_image001[111]

· Announcing the Office 365 Service Trust Portal

Microsoft Azure:

· Azure Backup – Announcing Backup for Azure IaaS VM’sclip_image001[112]

· Announcing Native PowerShell Script Support in Azure Automationclip_image001[113]

· Microsoft expands identity security through new Azure AD featuresclip_image001[114]

· Azure: Did You Know? Azure Data Factory

· Preview: Azure AD authentication

· Q. Can I create custom routes in Azure virtual networks?

Windows Server:

· Schema Updates Windows 2012 R2

· Q. What is compute and storage resiliency in Windows Server 2016 clustering?

· How can I easily install Windows roles and features on multiple servers?

Windows Client:

· Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10547clip_image001[115]

· Here’s what’s new and improved in the Windows 10 PC preview build 10547clip_image001[116]

· Remove provisioned (built-in) apps in Windows 10

· Is Microsoft on track with their upcoming Windows 10 Enterprise features?

· Get Quick Results with Microsoft Edge and Cortana

· Xbox (beta) for Windows 10 shows up in the Store a little early

· Windows 10 for PC also has separated updates from downloads in the Store

Windows Phone:

· Is Windows 10 Mobile preview build 10536 a viable daily driver?clip_image001[117]

· Hands-on with Windows 10 Mobile build 10536!clip_image001[118]

· A new Windows 10 Mobile build is out, now with fewer hamburgers

· Microsoft Photos app for Windows 10 and Mobile grabs Album creation option!

· Known issues in Windows 10 Mobile build 10536.1004 – including a problem unique to Lumia 1020

· Windows Store updated for Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile

Microsoft Office:

· Bug Alert! How to Exterminate the Autodiscover Bug in Windows 10 and Microsoft Officeclip_image001[119]

· Office 2016 – great for Office 365 but not so good for on-premises customersclip_image001[120]

· OneNote adds support for iOS 9 and iPad Pro with multitasking, Spotlight search and Apple Pencilclip_image001[121]

· Tip o’ the Week #295 – Outlook 2016 tweaks

· Expanding the availability of Send

· New ways to get the Excel business analytics features you need

· Power Query for Excel September 2015 update

SharePoint & Office Web App Server:

· Project Server 2016 IT Preview is now availableclip_image001[122]

· System Center Management Pack for SharePoint Server 2016 IT Previewclip_image001[123]

· Office 365 Import Service—migration to SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business just became easier

· Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Protocol Documentation


· Improve the performance of your Azure SQL Databases using Index Advisor

· New Article: Dynamic Data Masking in SQL Server 2016 and Azure SQL DB

· SQL Server 2016 Temporal Tables and Type II Data Warehouse Dimensions

System Center:

· Updated MPs: WS2012 DHCP & ADSclip_image001[124]

· Updated MP Author’s System Center 2012 Orchestrator Management Packclip_image001[125]

· Updated MP: OpsMgr Self Maintenance MP Version[126]

· ConfigMgr R2 SP1 Media – A clean install

· New Community MP: Monitor & Reduce Health Service Store Size


· MS15-099: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office could allow remote code execution: September 8, 2015clip_image001[127]

· Outlook Web App replies to the wrong email address when an email has more than 12 recipients in Exchange Server 2013clip_image001[128]

· Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2 hosts crash when they set up IPSec tunnelclip_image001[129]

· September 2015 cumulative update 5.0.8308.927 for Lync Server 2013 Core Components

· Multiple events are logged and Information Store service crashes randomly in an Exchange Server 2010 environment

· Increased CPU usage when you access a SQL Server FileTable share from Windows Explorer

· Update to add RDS support for TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2 in Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2

· Outlook client applications cannot connect to public folders after you install Exchange Server 2010 SP1

· LegacyExchangeDN attribute is displayed when you use Outlook Web App to view an appointment in Exchange Server 2013

· Mailbox size and quota information are reported incorrectly in Outlook and Outlook Web App in Exchange Server 2013

Downloads & Recent Releases:

· Security Update for Microsoft Office Web Apps Server 2013 (KB3085487)clip_image001[130]

· Security Update for Skype for Business Server 2015 (KB3080355, KB3080352)clip_image001[131]

· Security Update for Microsoft Lync 2010 (32 -bit) (KB3081087 )clip_image001[132]

· Update Rollup 11 For Exchange 2010 SP3 (KB3078674)clip_image001[133]

· Cumulative Update 10 for Exchange Server 2013 (KB3078678)clip_image001[134]

· Office Online Server Previewclip_image001[135]

· Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.5.5 Update

· InfoPath 2013 for Office 365 ProPlus Subscription

· Update 1 for Windows Azure Pack Management Pack

· September 2015 Security Release ISO Image

· Microsoft® SQL Server® 2016 CTP2.3 Report Builder

· (Preview) Office 2016 Administrative Template files (ADMX/ADML) and Office Customization Tool

Scripts & PowerShell:

· Backwards Compatibility in PowerShellclip_image001[136]

· PowerTip: Display Current Time with PowerShell

· Art of Automation: Leveraging PowerShell to Improve Your Business

· Azure DSC Extension v2.5 released

· Updated DSC Resource Kit available in the PowerShell Gallery