Weekly IT Newsletter – April 25-29, 2016

Microsoft Exchange:

· Exchange 2016 & Office Online Server

· Exchange Best Practices: Least Privilege Administrative Rightsclip_image001

· Detecting SSL 3.0 Configuration Changes with Exchange Analyzer

· Exchange Server hybrid “edition” myths and misunderstandings

· Implementing SPF Fail policy using Exchange Online rule (dealing with Spoof E-mail attack) | Introduction | Part 1#3clip_image001[1]

· Load balancing Exchange Server 2016 (Part 2)

· Programmatically read email from an Exchange Sever Mailboxclip_image001[2]

· Script To Get Common Recipients Between Distribution Groups

· Exchange Server 2016 and Microsoft Cloud – Deployment Guide (Part 1)

· Unable to call the UM Auto Attendant configured on UM online with O365clip_image001[3]

Skype for Business:

· Skype for Business Server Real-Time Statistics Manager 1.1 Availableclip_image001[4]

· Modern authentication in Skype for Businessclip_image001[5]

· Skype for Business Mac: Screenshots, 3 Preview Drops 6 Weeks Apart, GA Q3clip_image001[6]

· Update-SfbCertificate.ps1clip_image001[7]

· Breaking News: New Color AudioCodes 450HD is Coming!clip_image001[8]

· Polycom CX5500 and CX5100 Unified Conference Stations for Microsoft Lync Software Release 1.2.0

· Is my Yealink SIP or Skype?

· Windows Fabric and Lync 2013/Skype for Business

· Policies, Policies, Policies–Online!

Active Directory:

· DirSync and Azure AD Sync will reach End of Support on April 13, 2017clip_image001[9]

· Azure AD Connect version offers new functionalityclip_image001[10]

· Advanced Threat Protection Notes from the Fieldclip_image001[11]

· CROSS POST: Fix: Loading DNS zones takes a long time on a Windows Server 2008 R2-based DNS server

· Group Policy Security Compliance with PowerShell

· Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) – Part 2

· More #AzureAD MFA Coolness – selectable verification methods and more OATH!

Office 365:

· What’s new on the Office Roadmap – 2016-04-17clip_image001[12]

· What’s new on the Office Roadmap – 2016-04-18clip_image001[13]

· Enforcing Outlook App in Exchange Online and Intune Conditional Accessclip_image001[14]

· Mobile application management and conditional access now available for Skype for Business Online with Intuneclip_image001[15]

· Intune Service Health is now available in the Office 365 portal

· The Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite: Getting Better with Age

· Backing Up Office 365 Mailboxes

· New Office 365 Project Portfolio Dashboard apps are live

· Removing the CSP as Delegated Admin in Office 365 Customer Tenants

· New to Office 365 in April—Skype for Business Mac Preview, bringing collaboration to the forefront in Office and more

Microsoft Azure:

· New version of Azure MFA Server available ([16]

· Azure Storage Services – Storage accountclip_image001[17]

· Introducing Azure Cool Blob Storage

· Azure Gives Storage the Cold Shoulder!

Windows Client, Windows Server and Windows Phone:

· Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14332clip_image001[18]

· Free ebook: Windows 10 IT Pro Essentials: Top 10 Toolsclip_image001[19]

· Windows 10 Azure AD Joinclip_image001[20]

· Install Bash on Windows 10clip_image001[21]

· New Windows 10 build: New Start menu, notifications, and pen featuresclip_image001[22]

· Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 5 build 14300 is availableclip_image001[23]

· Cortana Web searches in Windows 10 will now only be able to open Edge and Bing

· Speeding Up Failover Tips-n-Tricks

· Microsoft has released a new Windows 10 Anniversary Update SDK Preview, build 14332

· Failover Cluster Node Fairness in Windows Server 2016

· The Importance of KB2871997 and KB2928120 for Credential Protection

· Deploying and Configuring Windows Nano Server 2016 TP4

· Latest Windows Server Technical Preview Needs an Immediate Cumulative Update to Be Current

· Windows 10 Mobile may support Qualcomm’s unannounced Snapdragon 830 processor

Microsoft Office:

· Tip o’ the Week #324 – Delve into something newclip_image001[24]

· Current Cumulative Updates for Office – Q2 2016clip_image001[25]

· Microsoft’s IFTTT-like Flow will make it easier to use various services at workclip_image001[26]

· OneNote and Office Lens April roundup

· Introducing Yammer external groups

· More April 2016 updates for Get & Transform in Excel 2016 and the Power Query add-in

SharePoint & Office Web App Server:

· SharePoint : May the 4th be with you!

· Free ebook: Planning and Preparing for Microsoft SharePoint Hybrid

· SharePoint 2016 Feature comparison Standard VS Enterprise


· SQL MP: No Pain, No Gain. But NOT Anymore!

· SQL Server 2016 cloud backup and restore enhancements

System Center:

· Microsoft simplifies hybrid management with new System Center 2016 Preview and Operations Management Suite


· Users in your Exchange 2013-based hybrid deployment experience mail issues after April 15, 2016clip_image001[27]

· April 2016 cumulative update 5.0.8308.949 for Lync Server 2013, Conferencing Serverclip_image001[28]

· “Creating Organization Relationships” error when you run the Get-FederatedInformation cmdlet to set up an organization relationshipclip_image001[29]

· “Secure Mail Certificate on server is not bound to the SMTP Service” error when you run the Hybrid Configuration wizard

· Out-of-office replies and voting options in email messages between on-premises users and Exchange Online users do not appear correctly in a hybrid deployment

· How to configure Active Directory and LDS diagnostic event logging

· Memory leak in LSASS process on Windows Server 2012 R2-based domain controllers and AD LDS server

· A new registry key enables TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2 to default secure protocols in WinHTTP in Windows

· Loading DNS zones takes a long time on a Windows Server 2008 R2-based DNS server

· MS16-048: Description of the security update for CSRSS: April 12, 2016

· Lync Server 2013 announcement service can’t transfer an incoming call from iOS device

· “An error occurred while working on your domain” when you try to verify your domain in Office 365 in an Exchange hybrid deployment

· “Mailbox Replication Proxy Service can’t process this request because it has reached the maximum number of active MRS connections allowed” error during a hybrid mailbox move

Downloads & Recent Releases:

· Monitoring and protecting sensitive data in Office 365clip_image001[30]

· Advanced Group Policy Management 4.0 Documents

· Skype for Business – App SDK for Android – 0.5 (Preview)

· System Center Technical Preview 5 Operations Manager – Evaluation (VHD)

Scripts & PowerShell:

· Auto login to Azure with PowerShell

· How to add credentials to the Windows Vault

· Using saved credentials securely in PowerShell scripts

· Using hosts file to register DNS C-name

· Comparing commands between PowerShell versions