Monthly IT Newsletter–August 2016

Microsoft Exchange:

· Unable Connect Exchange Remote PowerShell Using Windows 10 Anniversary Updateclip_image002

· Migrating to Exchange Server 2016clip_image002[1]

· Exchange Server 2016 and Microsoft Cloud (Part 9)clip_image003

· How to Change the From Address in OWA

· How to Unblock a Mobile Device in Exchange Server

· SenderID, SPF, DKIM and DMARC in Exchange 2016 – Part II

· Reasons not to move from on-premises Exchange to Office 365

· Installing Cumulative Updates and Service Packs for Exchange Server 2013

· Analyzing Exchange Logs with Azure Log Analytics (Part 1)

Skype for Business:

· Lync 2013 Server Update – August 2016clip_image004

· Lync 2013 / SfB 2015 Client Security Update – August 2016clip_image003[1]

· Lync/S4B Client Can Normalize Numbers with Plus Sign?!?!?clip_image003[2]

· Skype for Business – Migration Methodologyclip_image003[3]

· AudioCodes SBC 7.2 firmwareclip_image003[4]

· Skype for Business – Update Installer – There were errors during the installation process.

· Cloud Connector Edition 1.4.1 with Management Service for Auto-Upgrades

· Why you should never route internal Skype4B media traffic externally

· The UC Bell: Skype for Business 2016 clients only support new (V16) ICE

· Skype for Business Support Q & A: Common Causes of Users Reporting “Call Dropped on Answer”

· Sonus SBC1k2k Release Notes

· North American Call Authorization Tricks

· UC Software Release Version 5.4.4 Rev P

Active Directory:

· What’s new in Active Directory for Windows Server 2016clip_image005

· 23 more apps now work with #AzureAD!clip_image005[1]

· #AzureAD Mailbag: MFA Q&A, Round 5!clip_image006

· How to export users data which reported to have validation error in Azure AD Connectclip_image007

· #AzureAD Conditional Access Policies for iOS, Android and Windows are in Preview!

· Microsoft Authenticator: Updates on our unexpected hit app!

· Update enables you to use one certificate for multiple Relying Party Trusts in an AD FS 2.1 farm

· #AzureAD Identity Protection news: Enhanced support for federation and European availability!

· Windows 2012 Active Directory Add A Record into DNS via PowerShell

Office 365:

· Important notice for Office 365 email customers who have configured connectorsclip_image008

· July 2016 Updates to Office 365 for IT Pros, 3rd Editionclip_image006[1]

· Office 365 news roundupclip_image008[1]

· Office365 Licensing Management Agent for Microsoft Identity Managerclip_image005[2]

· Office 365 Workshop Links–August 2016

· Schedule Office 365 PowerShell Tasks Using Azure Automation

· Ensuring mobile devices are up to date using Microsoft Intune

· Microsoft Intune provides day 0 support for Android Nougat

· Productivity and inclusion—Office 365 accessibility update

Microsoft Azure:

· Azure Multi-Factor Authentication Server version for your convenienceclip_image008[2]

· #Azure updates Aug 2016clip_image008[3]

· Announcing Azure App Service MySQL in-app (preview)clip_image006[2]

· Azure DevTest Labs Artifact for Installing PowerShell on Linux

· Why enterprises trust Azure with their apps and data

· JSON support is generally available in Azure SQL Database

· Application Insights: Track an Analytics query in a dashboard

· Network topology considerations when using Azure AD Application Proxy

· Implementing Microsoft’s hybrid cloud solution

Windows Client, Windows Server and Windows Phone:

· Hyper-V raises the bar on scale. Againclip_image009

· Windows 10 build 14393.103 for PC and Mobile now available in Slow and Release Preview ringsclip_image010

· Windows 10 Anniversary Update crashes when a Kindle is plugged inclip_image009[1]

· This Week on Windows: Cortana tips, Windows 10 PC offers and more

· Where did the native NAT switch go in Windows 10 1607?

· Windows 7, 8.1 moving to Windows 10’s cumulative update model

· How to prevent accidental DNS Zone deletions in Windows Server

· Windows Server 2016 Launches in September; Free License for VMWare Users Who Migrate

· Microsoft goes after VMware with free(ish) Windows licenses for Hyper-V converts

Microsoft Office:

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

· Microsoft releases a 64-bit version of Office for Mac for everyone

· OneNote Diagnostics Tool

· How to create automatic lists from your custom tags in #OneNote

· What is Exclusive About Microsoft Office?

SharePoint & Office Web App Server:

· SharePoint 2013: Presentation: IT pro training

· SharePoint 2010 The search service stopped the filter daemon because it was consuming too many resources

· The SharePoint Framework (SPFx) is here!

· When a GUID is not really unique – I’m looking at you SharePoint!


· Critical Update for SQL Server 2016 Analysis Services (KB3179258)

· Microsoft® SQL Server® 2014 SP2 Latest Cumulative Update

· Five must-see speakers at the Microsoft Data Science Summit

· ODBC Driver 13.1 for SQL Server released

· Data Resiliency in Office 365

· Privacy in Office 365

System Center:

· Update Rollup 11 for System Center 2012 R2clip_image011

· ConfigMgr OMS Connectorclip_image009[2]

· OpsMgr Agent Task to Configure OMS Network Performance Monitor Agents

· OMS Network Performance Monitor Power BI Report

· How to Enable Updates and Servicing in SCCM 1511

· Support Tip: Some Microsoft Operations Manager Management Packs Require Proxy Configuration


· DFS Replication: How to troubleshoot missing SYSVOL and Netlogon shares

· You can’t view mailbox folders on an Exchange ActiveSync or Outlook client after an IMAP migration

· Test-OutlookConnectivity cmdlet fails with “Sequence contains no elements” error in Exchange Server

· Calls to UM Auto Attendant fail when custom greetings are used

· Delivery receipts aren’t generated when users send mail to external recipients

· Large mailbox migrations are slow because of network latency

· You can’t leave voice mails after an Exchange UM Routing application is recovered from an outage in Lync Server 2013

· Long silence when you dial into a meeting in Lync Server 2013 that has name recording disabled

· MS16-098: Description of the security update for Windows kernel-mode drivers: August 9, 2016

Downloads & Recent Releases:

· Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.6.7 Update

· Tracking the Support Lifecycle of Microsoft Products

· Visual Studio “15” Preview 4 now available, bringing improvements to the installer

· Microsoft Lync Room System Administrative Web Portal for Lync Server 2013

· System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Cmdlet Library

· Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable Update 3

Scripts & PowerShell:

· Microsoft announces PowerShell is open sourced, available on Linuxclip_image012

· Install PowerShell on Ubuntu 16.04clip_image012[1]

· Roll back UPN Scriptclip_image012[2]

· PowerShell DSC and implicit remoting broken in KB3176934

· PowerShell Desired State Configuration: DSC Resources

· Script to create missing DNS records for DHCP clients

· Use PowerShell to maintain IIS logs

· Inject PowerShell into Azure VM using VM Agent

· How to recyle the application pool if the response time of website is high

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

· PowerShell Script to Convert Shared Mailbox or User Mailbox with Delegates into Distribution Group


  1. eddie

    What happend to the monthly newsletter? Was always looking forward for this.

    1. Guy Bachar

      you are right, forgot to post that here as well.
      here is the link:

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