Weekly IT Newsletter – January 4-8, 2016

Microsoft Exchange:

· Improvements to OWA in Exchange 2016 (Part 2)clip_image001

· Turn Exchange Anonymous Relay On or Off with Toggle-ExternalRelayReceiveConnectors.ps1clip_image001[1]

· Mailbox audit logging in Exchange 2016clip_image001[2]

· Managing Relay in Exchange Server 2013 (Part 1)

· Exchange Unwashed Digest – December 2015

· Removing Default Exchange 2016 Mailbox Database

Skype for Business:

· Call Monitor Skype for Business Clientclip_image001[3]

· Released: Lync User Management Tool (Jan 04, 2016)clip_image001[4]

· How to Setup Shared Line Appearance in Skype for Business Server 2015clip_image001[5]

· Lync Server 2013 Update – January 2016clip_image001[6]

· Powershell script interface to Skype for Business and Lync CDR and QoE data sampleclip_image001[7]

· Kuando Box: a small device but a bright idea

· Skype for Business Online IP Phone Manageability

· How to Delete the Skype for Business (Lync) SIP Profile

· Finding Unused PSTN Usages

· Block Inbound/Outbound Calls on Sonus SBC 1000/2000

· Irish Public Holidays 2016 set for Skype for Business Server

Active Directory:

· Azure AD Mailbag: PowerShell tips and tricksclip_image001[8]

· It’s 2016– And the future of Group Policy Is …?clip_image001[9]

· Best way to connect to Office 365 and Azure AD (latest data) + Azure AD Connect Momentumclip_image001[10]

· Microsoft InTune for the Old-School GPO Admin

· Common error in ADFS configuration and MSCRM IFD

Office 365:

· Office 365 news roundupclip_image001[11]

· Five things you should know about cloud security

· How to enable outbound DKIM signing for your domain in Office 365 |Part 5#5

Microsoft Azure:

· Understand password write-back and Azure ADclip_image001[12]

· Announcing Azure Storage Data Movement Library 0.2.0

· Azure Automation: Graphical and textual runbook authoring

· Support Tip: Microsoft Azure Backup job fails with irrecoverable error (0x086C8)

· WordPress on Azure App Service backed by MySQL Virtual Machines

Windows Server:

· Virtual Machine Queue (VMQ) CPU assignment tips and tricksclip_image001[13]

· How to access Hyper-V VMs behind native NAT

· Install and use IIS Advanced logging

· Backup and Restore DHCP with Failover Configuration

· Installing and configuring Windows 10 KMS Activation with Windows Server 2012 R2

Windows Client:

· Windows 10 now on more than 200 million devices, and people are using the Storeclip_image001[14]

· Windows 10 build 11097 is being tested internally, no UX changes yet, all structuralclip_image001[15]

· FAQs for Microsoft Local Administrator Password Solution (LAPS) – Part 2clip_image001[16]

· Coming soon: Support for new Windows 10 features, Apple VPP for Business, and more

· Windows 10 IoT editions explained

· New Windows 10 Redstone Insider builds most likely to start flighting next week

Windows Phone:

· Microsoft has released Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview build 10586.63 [Update]clip_image001[17]

· George’s Best Windows Phone Apps and Games of 2015

· Changelog for Windows 10 Mobile 10586.63 reveals small but useful fixes including Band and Cortana usage

Microsoft Office:

· Current Cumulative Updates for Office – Q1 2016clip_image001[18]

· OneDrive for Business Next Generation Sync Client and Update on Storage Plansclip_image001[19]

· Installing and configuring KMS server to activate Office 2016

· Create a One Click Run As Shortcut with PowerShell

· Ring in the New Year with OneNote Class and Staff Notebook updates!

SharePoint & Office Web App Server:

· SharePoint Server 2016 Prerequisites, Installation and Deploymentclip_image001[20]

· Collaborate anywhere, anytime with the Microsoft Immersion Experience

· Using Site Columns to Create Searchable Metadata in SharePoint Online

· SharePoint Item Level Permissions


· JSON in SQL Server 2016: Part 1 of 4

System Center:

· Managing Office 365 Pro Plus client updates with SCCM 1511clip_image001[21]

· System Center Configuration Manager – Collocated SQL Server installation

· Capacity Planning – OMS Vs. OpsLogix Capacity Reports MP

· SCCM 2012x ADR vs SCCM 1511 ADR

· DPM 2012 R2 with Scale-out File Servers

· Free OMS Ebook (Preview Release)

· DPM 2012 R2 Error VSS Application Writer or VSS Provider in a Bad State


· Safety Net hold time settings are not synced to Exchange Server 2013 Edge Transport serverclip_image001[22]

· January 2016 cumulative update 5.0.8308.945 for Lync Server 2013 web components serverclip_image001[23]

· Office 365 users can’t use a forwarding rule to send to more than 10 recipientsclip_image001[24]

· Users in a hybrid deployment can’t access a shared mailbox that was created in Exchange Online

· Skype for Business Online users in an Office 365 domain can’t IM or detect users in an on-premises domain

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

· Items in the Inbox appear in duplicate or are visually distorted

· Windows 8 Client and Windows Server 2012 General Availability Update Rollup

Downloads & Recent Releases:

· Visual Studio Code – Microsoft’s new free code editor

· Send to Sway Add-In for OneNote (Preview)

Scripts & PowerShell:

· Get-ADComputer – Display computers in OU or AD group with PowerShell

· Weekend Scripter: Unexpected Case Sensitivity in PowerShell

· Delete and/or Archive IIS Logs