Monthly Newsletter – September 2016

Microsoft Exchange:

· Exchange 2016 CU3 Releasedclip_image001

· Exchange 2013 CU14 Releasedclip_image001[1]

· Exchange 2010 SP3 RU15 Releasedclip_image001[2]

· Ignite 2016: Get Ready & Check Our Suggested Exchange Sessionsclip_image001[3]

· Exchange 2016 upgrade tips and tricks from the field (Part 3)clip_image001[4]

· Introducing the Mailbox Recovery Troubleshooterclip_image001[5]

· Unexpected Authentication Prompts in Outlookclip_image001[6]

· Exchange Server Role Requirements Calculator 8.3clip_image001[7]

· Analyzing Exchange Logs with Azure Log Analytics (Part 4)clip_image001[8]

· Exchange Server 2016 Migration – Reviewing SSL Certificates

· Using Transport Rules to Block Outbound Email to Untrustworthy Domains

· Remote PowerShell – PSSession WhoAmI

· How to Perform HTTP -> HTTPS Redirection in a Single Exchange Server Environment

· How to Access the Exchange (2013/2016) Admin Center (ECP) with Mailbox still on older Exchange

Skype for Business:

· Skype for Business Ignite Conference Videos YouTube Playlist and Downloadclip_image001[9]

· Free Skype for Business Online Network Assessment Tool from Microsoft, Hands Onclip_image001[10]

· Skype for Business @ Microsoft Ignite What You Need To Knowclip_image001[11]

· New Skype for Business Online Functionality Announced at Igniteclip_image001[12]

· So you say you hate the Lync 2011 Mac client?clip_image001[13]

· Video Conferencing in Skype for Business Onlineclip_image001[14]

· Ignite Session on Polycom RealConnect Service for Office 365clip_image001[15]

· Cloud PBX Azure Voicemail delivery to Exchange Server On-Premises Supportability and Configuration

· Skype for Business will not re-mirror. AKA SQL Mirroring stuck in Recovery

· How Many Delegates and Delegators Does the Skype for Business Client Support?

· New AudioCodes 450HD IP Phone Supports Skype for Business with UC

· Quick Tip: Polycom VVX Phones & Configured Source Preference

· Skype for Business Network performance requirements

· Configure Skype for Business Cloud Connector Edition with your SBC

· MsIgnite GS02 – Move all your communications to Skype for Business Online

· Busy on Busy guide for Skype for Business

· MsIgnite BRK2081 – Plan your Cloud PBX deployment

· What changes in Skype, when you move your voicemail to the Cloud, with an Office365 Mailbox.

Active Directory:

· New Azure AD Connect version ( Releasedclip_image001[16]

· New Group Policy settings in Windows 10 1607clip_image001[17]

· Microsoft Authenticator: iOS now supports push approval for Microsoft accounts!clip_image001[18]

· #AzureAD Mailbag: Syncing with Azure AD Part 3clip_image001[19]

· Access-Based Enumeration (ABE) Concepts (part 1 of 2)

· [Tutorial] Using Fiddler to debug SAML tokens issued from ADFS

· ADFS: Don’t Use Same Server Name as Service FQDN

· Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) – Attack Simulation and Demo

Office 365:

· Major OneDrive updates at Ignite 2016 include SharePoint Online sync previewclip_image001[20]

· Office 365 news roundupclip_image001[21]

· Introducing the new Office 365 App Launcherclip_image001[22]

· Microsoft Intune support for Android for Workclip_image001[23]

· Microsoft Intune provides support for iOS 10clip_image001[24]

· Office 365 news in September at Ignite—intelligence, security and collaboration

· Microsoft Ignite: Office 365 App Launcher Gets Major Overhaul

Microsoft Azure:

· #Azure notable updates w16-38-39clip_image001[25]

· Microsoft Azure now available from UK datacentersclip_image001[26]

· Azure Storage PowerShell v.1.7 – Hotfix to v1.4 breaking changesclip_image001[27]

· Expanding the reach of Azure AD App Proxy: PingAccess + Azure AD App Proxyclip_image001[28]

· Azure AD is in the new Azure portal! And it includes App proxyclip_image001[29]

· Quickly Build Azure and EMS solutions with Azure CSP in a Box

· Redundant Site to Site VPNs are supported in Azure

· Microsoft ups its Azure security features

· Security considerations when using Azure AD application proxy

Windows Client, Windows Server and Windows Phone:

· It came from Redmond: Windows Server 2016 could rattle the competitionclip_image001[30]

· Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14942 for PCclip_image001[31]

· Microsoft Ignite: What’s new with Windows 10 Deploymentclip_image001[32]

· Windows Server 2016 was announced at Igniteclip_image001[33]

· Windows 10 for PCs build 14942 now available in the Fast ring – here’s what’s newclip_image001[34]

· Security Compliance Manager Windows Server 2016

· Failover Clustering @ Ignite 2016

· Preview: RDS in Windows Server 2016

· Microsoft releases new Office Mobile Insider build for Windows 10 – here’s what’s new

Microsoft Office:

· Office platform news at Ignite 2016clip_image001[35]

· Field Tip: Troubleshooting Outlook stuck on Connecting – Part 2clip_image001[36]

· Outlook 2016 Pop up error message when you have just installed Exchange 2016 or move to Office 365 in the Cloud

· Crash course on boosting productivity with Office 365 plus live Q&A

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

· Improve your organization’s ability to react quickly to new data and information using Office 2016 and Windows 10

SharePoint & Office Web App Server:

· Microsoft announced deeper integration with Yammer for Office 365clip_image001[37]

· Sync Your SharePoint Sites with new OneDrive for Business Sync Client Previewclip_image001[38]

· SharePoint Online CDN features announced in previewclip_image001[39]

· Announcing Feature Pack 1 for SharePoint Server 2016—cloud-born and future-proofclip_image001[40]

· Office Web Apps server farm updates – “Unhealthy” over again

· SharePoint Framework: how to properly dynamically populate dropdown property pane fields


· Updated MPs: SQL Server MPsclip_image001[41]

· SQL Server 2016 now supports Windows Server 2016 Storage Spaces Directclip_image001[42]

· Windows Server 2016 and SQL Server 2016: Leveraging Hyper-V large-scale VM performance for in-memory transaction processing

· Microsoft SQL 2016 Installation for SCCM 1511 Step by Step PDF

· New resource blade for Azure SQL Data Warehouse

System Center:

· Cumulative update releases for Microsoft System Center 2012 Operations Manager Service Pack 1clip_image001[43]

· Resources & Tips About Upgrading To SCOM 2016clip_image001[44]

· What’s New In SCOM 2016?clip_image001[45]

· Update Rollup 11 for System Center 2012 R2 Operations Managerclip_image001[46]

· Monitoring Service Manager with Microsoft System Center Operations Manager

· Wei Did It Again: New Upgrade Helper MP SCOM 2012 R2 To 2016


· Upgrading Exchange Server causes the server to go offline unexpectedlyclip_image001[47]

· Exchange Online users see hash marks instead of free/busy information of on-premises usersclip_image001[48]

· Some messages aren’t routed through the on-premises organization when you use centralized mail transportclip_image001[49]

· User can’t accept a meeting invitation for a room mailbox in Outlook if the delegate is a shared mailboxclip_image001[50]

· Meeting request isn’t processed by the room mailbox in Exchange Onlineclip_image001[51]

· Default folder is missing in Outlook and Outlook on the web

· September 2016 update rollup for Windows Server 2012

· The domain controller runs slower or stops responding when the garbage collection process runs

· OWA error reporting responds with a HTTP error 500 in OwaSerializationException

· Outlook can’t access public folders hosted on legacy Exchange servers

· Customer issues between ExUM and Azure Voicemail

Downloads & Recent Releases:

· Ignite 2016 Sessions + Downloaderclip_image001[52]

· Windows 10 1607 Script fix to unblock update for Windows Insiders

· Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics 1.7 with Update 1 (upgrade only version)

· System Center Operations Manager Management Packs for Windows Server 2016 Essentials

· Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.6.8 Update

· Security Update for Microsoft Office Web Apps Server 2013 (KB3118270)

· Migration to Skype for Business Online

· Managing Skype Room Systems and Surface Hub devices

Scripts & PowerShell:

· Fix Office 365 UPN – Run Dailyclip_image001[53]

· Tip: a few useful PowerShell scripts for Exchange and Office 365 Adminsclip_image001[54]

· Create a new folder and set permissions with PowerShell

· How to determine the version of Exchange Server by PowerShell

· PowerShellGet and PackageManagement in PowerShell Gallery and GitHub

· PowerShell Remoting Kerberos Double Hop Solved Securely

· DSC Resource Kit September Release

· How to determine versions & service pack levels of .NET Framework by PowerShell