Weekly IT Newsletter – January 25-29, 2016

Microsoft Exchange:

· Exchange Analyzer v0.1.1-Beta.2 Releasedclip_image001

· Exchange Unwashed Digest – January 2016clip_image001[1]

· Improvements to Compliance in Exchange 2016 (Part 1)clip_image001[2]

· Enumerating and Reporting on all Search Folders in a Mailbox or Archive with EWS and PowerShell

· Office 365 – The Magic Behind The Hybrid Config Wizard (2013)

· Data Loss Prevention in Exchange 2016

· Exchange Online Identity Models & Authentication Demystified (Part 6)

Skype for Business:

· Understanding Skype for Business Server and Online PSTN Conference ID Configurationclip_image001[3]

· Music on Hold now available for Office 365 Cloud PBXclip_image001[4]

· “The odd call drops” of the Mediation Serverclip_image001[5]

· Skype for Business Enable Shared Line Appearance Scriptclip_image001[6]

· How to connect your Polycom VVX IP Phone to Office 365 Cloud PBXclip_image001[7]

· Calling emergency numbers (E911) with Skype for Business PSTN Calling services

· Quick Tip: Polycom VVX File Names

· Control Permitted Calls via Dial Plans

· Skype for Business – Get QoS Configuration with PowerShell

· QuickTip: No Connectivity with Lync Web App. Affected Web Browser clients cannot use Web Conferencing modality

Active Directory:

· The Hierarchy of Cyber Needsclip_image001[8]

· The Active Directory Replication Status Tool is making the move to the Operations Management Suiteclip_image001[9]

· Root CA: Migrate From 2008 R2 to 2012 R2

· Force Azure AD Connect to connect to specific Domain Controllers only

Office 365:

· Guided walkthroughs for Exchange, Lync, SharePoint, and Office 365clip_image001[10]

· What’s new on the Office Roadmap – 2016-01-26clip_image001[11]

· OneDrive for Business – Getting Started Resourcesclip_image001[12]

· Office 365 License Management Tool (GUI)clip_image001[13]

· Support Corner Webcast: Office 365 Support & Recovery Assistant (SaRA)

· Office 365 Groups for Administrators

· Cloud Infrastructure – Introduction to Operations Management Suite

Microsoft Azure:

· Azure AD Mailbag: Q&A on Azure MFAclip_image001[14]

· Azure Stack Technical Preview available for downloadclip_image001[15]

· Azure AD Mailbag: Azure AD App Proxyclip_image001[16]

· EMS license assignment to all users made easy

· Advanced Traffic Manager and App Gateway in Microsoft Azure

· Provision Users for Exchange with FIM/MIM 2016 using the Granfeldt PowerShell MA, avoiding the AD MA (no-start-ma) error

· Application Insights announces availability of Release Annotations

Windows Server:

· Virtual Machine Managment Hangs on Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Hostclip_image001[17]

· Solve nested virtualization challenges in Windows Server 2016clip_image001[18]

· Reserve bandwidth for VMs when using QoS on a virtual switch

Windows Client:

· Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14251clip_image001[19]

· Dropbox’s new Windows 10 app shows the highs and lows of the platformclip_image001[20]

· New Windows 10 preview build has a very different build number, but not much else

· Roundup: 10 new things to check out in the Windows Store

· Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 power management fixes are still in the works

· Windows 10 Security Part 2 : Enable Credentials Guard / Pass the Hash Mitigation

Windows Phone:

· Windows 10 Mobile configuration update headed to Fast ring Insidersclip_image001[21]

· Microsoft’s clever curved keyboard for iOS looks very smart

Microsoft Office:

· OneNote—what’s new in January 2016clip_image001[22]

· Outlook for iOS and Android turns 1!clip_image001[23]

· New cloud storage options for Office mobile and Office Online

· Create an Outlook 2016 profile that has no email accounts for troubleshooting connection issues – Outlooking on Outlook – your answers are here

SharePoint & Office Web App Server:

· SRx Core – SharePoint Search Health Reportclip_image001[24]

· Embed video throughout your intranet

· SharePoint Server 2016 and Project Server 2016 Release Candidate available

· Send automated time-based email for SharePoint with PowerShell


· Use Dynamic Data Masking to obfuscate your sensitive data

· Limiting access to data using Row-Level Security

· Video: To the future of analytics with SQL Server, BI and Cortana Analytics Suite

System Center:

· Update Rollup 9 for System Center 2012 R2 Operations Managerclip_image001[25]

· Behind the Scenes : Active Directory Domain Services 2016 Management Packclip_image001[26]

· Description of Update Rollup 9 for System Center 2012 R2

· Technical Preview : Management Packs for Windows Server 2016 Server Roles have been updated

· Update (KB3134286) for Microsoft System Center Service Manager 2012 R2 Self Service Portal


· Messages sent from a shared mailbox aren’t saved to the Sent Items folder of the shared mailbox in Outlook

· Disk partition requirement for using Windows RE tools on a UEFI–based computer

Downloads & Recent Releases:

· Windows Azure Pack Roadmap and Product Supportclip_image001[27]

· Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 SP3 Latest Cumulative Updateclip_image001[28]

· Update Rollup 9 for System Center 2012 R2 Service Managerclip_image001[29]

· Office 2016 Help Files: Office Fluent User Interface Control Identifiers

· How can partners build a business on Azure

Scripts & PowerShell:

· Installing software with PowerShell DSCclip_image001[30]

· Use PowerShell to parse event log for shutdown eventsclip_image001[31]

· Logging in PowerShell scripts

· How to turn off auto connection of wireless network adapter in Windows(PS)