Weekly IT Newsletter – April 4-8, 2016

Microsoft Exchange:

· Important Information about Group Expansion for In-Place Holdsclip_image001

· Exchange Server 2016 Hybrid upgrade considerationsclip_image001[1]

· Exchange Hybrid Cross-Premises Mailbox Permissions Demystified (Part 3)

· Exchange 2016 CU1 overshadowed when mailbox anchor drops

Skype for Business:

· Cloud Connector Considerations when planning for deploymentclip_image001[2]

· Dealing with Trunk Prefixes in Phone Numbers in Skype for Businessclip_image001[3]

· Video Calling between Skype Consumer Mobile and Skype for Business Windows Desktopclip_image001[4]

· Managing Skype for Business Online Administrator Rights

· Optimizing VVX deployment with pre configured configuration files sample

Active Directory:

· Securing Active Directory: An Overview of Best Practicesclip_image001[5]

· Reading the fine print on the Protected Users Groupclip_image001[6]

· How to Schedule and Force Sync Updates with AAD Connect 1.1.xclip_image001[7]

· Azure AD Mailbag: Azure AD Connect Healthclip_image001[8]

Office 365:

· How To View Assigned Licenses by User in Office 365clip_image001[9]

· New in Intune: Block contact sync, conditional access support for Skype for Business Online, and moreclip_image001[10]

· What’s new: March 2016clip_image001[11]

· Apply default calendar permissions in Office 365

· New usage reports for SharePoint, OneDrive, Yammer and Skype now available

· Take back your time with Delve Analytics

· Office 365 Cutover mail migration – Exchange on-Premises pre requirements

· Manage Send As Permissions using PowerShell – Office 365

Microsoft Azure:

· #AzureAD: Remember my MFA is now GA!clip_image001[12]

· Azure Multi-Factor Authentication Server reaches version[13]

· Azure Classic vs Azure Resource Manager

· Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets GA

· Enable remote access to SharePoint with Azure AD App Proxy

Windows Server:

· Implement Self Service Password Reset (SSRP)

Windows Client:

· Improving Windows 10 logon timeclip_image001[14]

· Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14316clip_image001[15]

· Check out the latest updates in the Windows 10 Mail and Calendar appsclip_image001[16]

· Microsoft’s Windows 10 roadmap offers a sneak peek at upcoming featuresclip_image001[17]

· Windows 10 Anniversary Update: All the features and changes coming later this summerclip_image001[18]

· First Windows 10 preview with bash support is out now

· Microsoft releases Windows 10 for PCs build 14316 to the Fast ring

· Error 0x80070001 on Windows 10 when trying to install a new app

Windows Phone:

· Windows 10 Mobile build 14316 wasn’t released today due to cellular bug

Microsoft Office:

· Microsoft FindTime (Part 1)

· Tip o’ the Week 322 – Booking meeting rooms (again)

· Introducing Wunderlist, Facebook and Evernote in Outlook on iOS and Android

SharePoint & Office Web App Server:

· SharePoint Online CSOM Update Region Settings

· Windows PowerShell scripts to configure cloud hybrid search for SharePoint

· The New and Improved Cloud Hybrid Search with SharePoint 2016


· Determining which version and edition of SQL Server Database Engine is running

· Deliver modern reports with SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services

· Security and flexibility with SQL Server 2016’s hybrid cloud solutions

· Preview the Microsoft JDBC Driver 6.0 for SQL Server

System Center:

· Beware: MP Catalog Contains Old Versions Of SharePoint 2013 MPs

· Skype for Business Server 2015 MP (9319.247) Issues

· Incremental Update For MAS TP1


· How to troubleshoot free/busy issues in a hybrid deployment of on-premises Exchange Server and Exchange Online in Office 365clip_image001[19]

· “The remote server returned an Error 404” or “HTTP request has exceeded the allotted timeout” error when you move a mailbox from on-premises Exchange Server to Exchange Online

· Users are unable to connect to their Exchange Online mailbox and event ID 1014 is logged

· Netlogon Event ID 5719 or Group Policy Event 1129 is logged when you start a Domain Member

Downloads & Recent Releases:

· Skype for Business Cloud Connector Editionclip_image001[20]

· Lync Server 2010 Management Pack

· Microsoft Cloud App Security Log Collector

· Configuring Power BI mobile apps with Microsoft Intune

Scripts & PowerShell:

· Windows Management Framework 5.0 Updates and WMF 5.1clip_image001[21]

· Sign your PowerShell scripts to increase security

· Export you Azure Subscription Inventory to Excel – Azure ARM inventory Script