Weekly IT Newsletter – December 14-18, 2015

Microsoft Exchange:

· Showing the Calendar Configuration of a Mailbox or Meeting Room using EWS

· December 2015 Updates for Exchange Server 2010 and 2007clip_image001

· Surprise changes in the Exchange 2016 releaseclip_image001[1]

· Exchange Server 2013 Cumulative Update 11 Releasedclip_image001[2]

· Exchange Online Identity Models & Authentication Demystified (Part 4)

· Outlook for iOS adds Contacts supportclip_image001[3]

· Smarter address book and flight confirmations coming to Outlook on the web

· Exchange Management Shell and Mailbox Anchoring

· Released: December 2015 Quarterly Exchange Updatesclip_image001[4]

· Unable to Delete Exchange 2016 Database

· How to Simulate E-mail Spoof Attack |Part 11#12

· Exchange Cloud/Hosted: Suppress Autodiscover Popup

Skype for Business:

· Lync Server 2013 Update – December 2015clip_image001[5]

· Updated Release: Lync User Management Tool (Dec 17, 2015)clip_image001[6]

· Skype for Business Mobile Client for Androidclip_image001[7]

· Call Quality Dashboard for Skype for Business Online now in Public Previewclip_image001[8]

· Skype for Business Client Update (Ver 16.0.6326.1010)clip_image001[9]

· Skype for Business Online Quality of Service DSCP Markingsclip_image001[10]

· Lync voice routing: block 9xx premium numbers

· Call Flow Manager Beta for Lync and Skype for Business

· Users do not show up in Lync Online

· Skype for Business for Android now available

· Skype for Business 2015 – Enable User “Active Directory operation failed”

Active Directory:

· AAD Sync – Modifying a filter ruleclip_image001[11]

· Azure AD Mailbag: Syncing with Azure AD Connectclip_image001[12]

· Azure AD Delegated app access management is now GA!

· Azure AD Connect – “The specified domain does not exist or cannot be contacted” when adding an untrusted AD forest

Office 365:

· Announcing the Office 365 ISO 27001 and ISO 27018 audit assessment reportclip_image001[13]

· New Updates to Office 365 for Exchange Professionalsclip_image001[14]

· Office 365 – SPF, DKIM and DMARC in Exchange Online (Part 2 of 2)clip_image001[15]

· Office 365 news roundupclip_image001[16]

· Admins—get ready for Office 365 Planner preview!clip_image001[17]

· What’s new on the Office Roadmap – 2015-12-18clip_image001[18]

· Data immutability and Office 365 tenant lifecycle

· My intern experience: Adding Touch ID support to Microsoft Intune mobile application management

· December update for Office 365 for Exchange Professionals (2nd edition)

· New to Office 365 in December—Office Mobile for Windows 10 phone, updates for Apple and Android, Office 365 Planner preview and more

· Take Office 365 data security from the cloud into your own hands

Microsoft Azure:

· Making the most of Azure Mobile Engagementclip_image001[19]

· Azure Automation jobs fail with “The quota for the monthly total job run time have been reached”

· Microsoft targets new workloads and smaller enterprises with expanded StorSimple offerings

· September update for Web Apps and App Service environments in the Azure Preview Portal

· Azure Data Lake now integrated with Azure Data Catalog

Windows Server:

· Microsoft DirectAccess Remote Access (VPN) with Windows 10 and Server 2012clip_image001[20]

· Leading Your Customers to Modern IT with Windows Server 2012 R2: Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit

· Leading Your Customers to Modern IT with Windows Server 2012 R2: Windows Clustering

· Microsoft Loves Linux Deep Dive #12: Summary of Running and Managing Linux and FreeBSD in Your Datacenter

Windows Client:

· Windows 10 build 10586.36 arrives for general users via KB3124200 updateclip_image001[21]

· How to enable Hibernate on Windows 10

· How to disable Action Center in Windows 10

· Pandora for Windows 10 now available

· Netflix Launches New Universal App for Windows 10 as Windows Store Reaches 2.5 Billion Visits

· Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 11082

· Signing into Windows 10 with your Face – Using an Xbox One Kinect with Windows Hello

Windows Phone:

· Announcing Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 10586.36clip_image001[22]

· Insiders might soon get their hands on Windows 10 Mobile’s Redstone buildclip_image001[23]

· OneDrive for Windows 10 Mobile updated with moved ‘sort’ toggle

· Microsoft pulls Windows 10 Mobile 10586.29 update as it investigates installation issues

· Windows 10 Mobile updates for older Windows Phones delayed until early 2016

· Microsoft delays Windows 10 Mobile upgrade for existing handsets until “early next year”

Microsoft Office:

· Get the overview of the Next Generation OneDrive for Business Clientclip_image001[24]

· OneDrive for Business update on storage plans and Next Generation Sync Clientclip_image001[25]

· Learn how to unpivot static tables in Excel 2016

· Global learning and collaboration with OneNote

SharePoint & Office Web App Server:

· SharePoint Server 2016 Installationclip_image001[26]


· Enhanced Always On Availability Groups in SQL Server 2016clip_image001[27]

· Planning an efficient upgrade from SQL Server 2005: Step 3 of 3

· SQL Server 2016 CTP 3.2: Introducing end-to-end mobile BI

· Tuning Workload Performance with Query Store

System Center:

· Top Support Solutions for System Center 2012 Operations Managerclip_image001[28]

· System Center Management Pack for Dynamics CRM 2016 is now available

· System Center Configuration Manager Updates Hit Whiplash Speed


· Slow performance when you access Azure files storage from Windows 8.1 or Server 2012 R2clip_image001[29]

· FIX: Appointment on the Outlook calendar isn’t updated to a meeting when attendees are addedclip_image001[30]

· FIX: Error message occurs in Outlook after you change a single instance of a recurring meeting by using an iOS deviceclip_image001[31]

· Exchange Server 2016 mailbox server can be added to an Exchange Server 2013 DAGclip_image001[32]

· FIX: Very long URLs in an email message do not open in OWA in Internet Explorerclip_image001[33]

· December 2015 cumulative update 5.0.8308.941 for Lync Server 2013 Core Components

· December 16, 2015, update for Outlook 2010 (KB3114560)

· Items are missing from the search results when Office 365 users search their mailbox in Outlook on the web

· Organizer’s name isn’t displayed in the subject of the recurring meeting requests in Exchange Server 2010

· Shared mailboxes are unexpectedly converted to user mailboxes after directory synchronization runs in an Exchange hybrid deployment

· Mail user who has proxy addresses that use non-verified domains isn’t synced in an Exchange hybrid deployment

· The new “End of Life” upgrade notification for Internet Explorer

· Error occurs when you manage audit policies, performance counters don’t work, or mailbox backup fails in Windows

· December 2015, cumulative time zone update for Windows operating systems

Downloads & Recent Releases:

· Windows Management Framework 5.0clip_image001[34]

· Cumulative Update 11 for Exchange Server 2013 (KB3099522)clip_image001[35]

· Update Rollup 12 For Exchange 2010 SP3 (KB3096066)clip_image001[36]

· Office 2016 Deployment Toolclip_image001[37]

· Skype for Business Server 2015, Stress and Performance Toolclip_image001[38]

· OneDrive for Business Next Generation Sync Client Documentation and Administrative Template Files

· OneDrive for Business Next Generation Sync Client Documentation for Mac

· Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics Update 1.5

· Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.5.9 Update

· Office 365 Desktop Setup Tool for Office 2010 and Office 2007

· December 2015 Security Release ISO Image

Scripts & PowerShell:

· Network Virtualization and DNS registration using PowerShell

· ScriptAnalyzer v1.2.0 Released

· Find Mail Box Size Office 365 Powershell & Expoert csv

· Exchange 2013 EAS Device Details with LatSyncTime

· Failed Logins Report

· How to find out how many users are running what version of the client

· What is Pester and Why Should I Care?