Office 365 – New features introduced on Office Web Applications

Today, the Office 365 Product Group has announced that new features have been introduced on Office Web Applications. Here are few of them: OneNote Web App Ink display Right click menu in Excel … to know more go to http://blogs.office.com/b/officewebapps/archive/2011/09/29/now-announcing-new-features-you-ve-requested.aspx

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SharePoint 2010 – Change authentication providers from Classic to Claims

As you may already know, there is 2 different authentication providers in SharePoint 2010: Classic Mode Authentication: the ‘old’ authentication providers. Used for standard Windows (NTLM, Basic or Kerberos) authentication Claims Based Authentication: the ‘new’ one. Used to allow Form Based Authentication When you create a new web application, you have to choose between these 2 authentication methods. But once the web application has been created, you can’t change it…

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Office 365 – BlackBerry service for Office 365 Beta now available

After announcing that BlackBerry service for Office 365 was in beta, it seems the service is now live since few days (see http://blog.hametbenoit.info/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=297) but still in beta. The program is currently accepting new participant. To take part of it, go to https://www.blackberry.com/beta/businesscloud If you connect to your Office 365 administration portal (https://portal.microsoftonline.com) as administrator and go to Setting up email on mobile phones below the Resources section on the right…

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Office 365 – Create distribution list

As there is a lot of request like ‘I have a generic email address such as info@domain.com and want to allow different users to receive emails sent to this email. How can I do this?’ on the Office 365 forum, here is a step by step. So, the first thing to keep in mind is an email address can’t be associate with multiple users accounts, so adding an alias to…

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ForeFront UAG – UAG Endpoint components may block services to start

If you are using ForeFront UAG, you already know there is some Active X and client side components used to check computer health status. These components may be deployed using SCCM or any other software deployment solution using the MSI package provided. In my case, I didn’t manage specific computer collection for UAG Endpoint components deployment and these were deployed on all my computers (workstations and servers). Recently, I had…

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