Weekly IT Newsletter – June 20-24, 2016

Microsoft Exchange:

· Exchange 2016 CU2 Releasedclip_image001

· Exchange 2013 CU13 Releasedclip_image001[1]

· Exchange 2010 SP3 RU14 Releasedclip_image001[2]

· HCW Improvement: The Minimal Hybrid Configuration optionclip_image001[3]

· DAG Activation Preference Behavior Change in Exchange Server 2016 CU2clip_image001[4]

· Expired Certificates Cause Exchange Cumulative Updates to Fail

· Setting Backend Exchange 2013 / 2016 Virtual Directory

· Exchange Best Practices: Administrator Access to User Mailboxes

· Exchange 2016 dev/test farm in Azure

· Using the Office 365 Hybrid Configuration Wizard (Part 1)

· EWS Basics: Message Flagging and Marking Messages Read/Unread

· Flash: The Best way to Fix your Exchange 2013/2016 Unified Messaging, UM Dial Plan, is to redeploy it. It is not as hard as it sounds.

Skype for Business:

· Lync 2013 / SfB 2015 Client Update – June 2016clip_image001[5]

· Skype for Business & Azure AD Application Proxy As Reverse Proxyclip_image001[6]

· Skype for Business–Understanding Location Based Routingclip_image001[7]

· How To: Upgrade Office Web Apps 2013 to Office Online Server 2016clip_image001[8]

· Administrating Skype for Business Server 2015 Step by Step for Anyone eBook Releasedclip_image001[9]

· Online Meeting Icon Missing from OWA in Exchange Online

· Lync 2013 SDK With Skype for Business 2016

· Warning: Firmware update may not apply the configuration properly after update from Audiocodes 6.8 to 7.0 on Mediant 1000 and Mediant 4000

· Easily hide users from address book in Skype for Business/Lync via powershell

· Five Productivity Tips to get the most from Skype for Business

Active Directory:

· Hybrid: ADFS and Azure Federation Certificate Renewalclip_image001[10]

· Powershell Status Reporting on AAD Connectclip_image001[11]

· Azure multi-factor authentication (MFA) cheat sheetclip_image001[12]

· New Azure AD Connect version ( Releasedclip_image001[13]

· Specops Password Policy – Enterprise password security

· Deploying Group Policy Security Update MS16-072 KB3163622

· Advanced Threat Analytics–Attack Simulation and Demo–Part1

· Understand the Microsoft Privileged Access Workstation (PAW) security model

Office 365:

· Conditional Access for #Office365 Exchange & SharePoint preview!clip_image001[14]

· OneDrive Bulk Data Uploadclip_image001[15]

· Office 365 news roundupclip_image001[16]

· The 2016 MQ for Enterprise Mobility Managementclip_image001[17]

· Learn the costs for ExpressRouteclip_image001[18]

· Announcing a new version of the Office 365 admin appclip_image001[19]

· RESOLVED: The connection to the server “fqdn” could not be completed.

· Deletion threshold in Office 365 or Azure AD Connect

· Office 365 – Have You Enabled “Common Attachment Blocking”?

· New in Intune: Partnership with SAP and Citrix, MAM improvements, and more

· Office 365 Service Assurance and Audited Controls

Microsoft Azure:

· a leader in the 2016 Gartner IDaaS MQ!clip_image001[20]

· Identity Protection adds support for federated identities!clip_image001[21]

· Azure Information Protection makes warding off data leaks easierclip_image001[22]

· DNS security appliances in Azure

· Microsoft Azure Storage Explorer preview: June update

· Enable SSO (Single Sign On) to On-Premises Exchange OWA (Outlook Web Access) via Azure AD Application Proxy

· Azure Stack deployment

Windows Client, Windows Server and Windows Phone:

· Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14372 for PC and Mobileclip_image001[23]

· Microsoft Shares Their Roadmap for Windows 10 and the Cloudclip_image001[24]

· Five fun things you can do with the Windows 10 Bash

· How to Encrypt Password in web.config files

· Microsoft’s Windows 10 push is effective, damaging, desirable, and deceptive

· It’s happening: Windows 10 Mobile is live for the Nokia Lumia Icon – here’s how to get it

· Comparing Windows Server 2016 Nano TP5 Provisioning Time to GUI/Core Installation Options

Microsoft Office:

· June 14, 2016, update for Officeclip_image001[25]

· Enterprise email—what a new business needs to knowclip_image001[26]

· 3 ways Power BI can help your sales team succeed

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

· Excel and big data

SharePoint & Office Web App Server:

· SharePoint on the Go: 5 Things to Know about the iOS Appclip_image001[27]

· Break the SharePoint Upgrade Cycleclip_image001[28]

· Security Update for Office Online Server (KB3115134)clip_image001[29]

· Security Update for Microsoft Office Web Apps Server 2013 (KB3115170)clip_image001[30]

· Microsoft launches SharePoint mobile app for iOS; Android and Windows 10 apps coming later

· SharePoint 2016 Workflow Manager installation step by step guide


· Azure SQL Database query performance improvements for newly created databasesclip_image001[31]

· Get a head start on SQL Server 2016 with this how-to guideclip_image001[32]

· Powering mission-critical performance with SQL Server 2016

System Center:

· SCOM 2012 R2 agent state from Health Service Watcher grey

· Guidance for customers using the Microsoft Operations Manager agent for on-premises end points


· MS16-079: Update Rollup 14 for Exchange Server 2010 SP3: June 14, 2016clip_image001[33]

· NDR after you accept or decline a meeting request in Exchange 2013clip_image001[34]

· Some Android devices do not redirect to Exchange Onlineclip_image001[35]

· How to use SMTP matching to match on-premises user accounts to Office 365 user accounts for directory synchronizationclip_image001[36]

· June 2016 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2clip_image001[37]

· Public folder forwarding rule doesn’t work after migration to Exchange Server 2013

· Primary SMTP addresses are displayed incorrectly or secondary SMTP addresses are missing in Exchange Online

· Outlook prompts for password when Modern Authentication is enabled

· “Sign in to your Microsoft account” wizard page has only one text box in Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2

· Get-ADGroupMember returns error for domain local group to members from remote forests

· June 2016 DST and time zone update for Windows

Downloads & Recent Releases:

· Skype for Business Cloud Connector Editionclip_image001[38]

· Comparing Skype for Business versus Slack, Cisco, and Google Hangoutsclip_image001[39]

· Improving service quality in Skype for Businessclip_image001[40]

· Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics 1.6 with Update 1 (upgrade only version)clip_image001[41]

· Five new free eBooks from Microsoft Press

· System Center 2012 R2 Integration Pack for VMware vSphere

· Microsoft® SQL Server® Backup to Microsoft Azure®Tool

Scripts & PowerShell:

· PowerShell FAQ: Top 5 Questions about PowerShell from the Fieldclip_image001[42]

· GitHub PowerShell Scripts Repoclip_image001[43]

· PowerShell Tail Command

· Send E-mail to office 365 using PowerShell script | Part 1#2

· PowerTip: List all Azure Resource Manager storage accounts by using PowerShell

· Map VMware virtual disks and Windows drive volumes with a PowerShell script