Exchange – Missing attachment reminder

With the coming new Exchange version, Exchange 2013 – which will be also available in the next major update for Office 365, Microsoft has introduced a new reminder for email. This new feature is called Attachment Reminder; it will remind you that your are missing attachment based on the text you wrote on your email. This is pretty helpful, how many time do you forget the attachment? Now, with Exchange…

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Office 365 – It is now possible to restore deleted users

If you manage your Office 365 user accounts through the Administration portal (i.e. without using Directory Synchronization), it is now possible for you to restore delete user account. A deleted account can be restored by yourself for the next 30 days after the deletion. To restore user account, go to the Administration Portal, then browse the User management section (on the left menu). On top of the User Management page,n…

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Office – Issues with Sky Drive Pro beta

UPDATED: July, 31st – synchornization issue solved   As you may already know, Microsoft has released the beta 2 of the next version of Office client. As part of this product, SharePoint Workspace, tool allowing to keep available offline SharePoint content, has been renamed SkyDrive Pro and is now integrated within Windows Explorer. However, with the beta 2, there are some issues with this product, at least the following tree…

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SharePoint – Issue with Web Analytics report with no data for last days

With SharePoint 2010, Microsoft has improved the usage analysis and reports. However, you may have the following issue: after some months in production, especially if you have a high usage, data report are not generated for days (all value are set to 0). No events are logged, while timer jobs related to usage analysis are running. To have information about this issue, logon to the Central Admin and take a…

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Exchange 2013 – App includes with Exchange

With the coming version of Exchange, Microsoft has introduced the use of ‘web app’, code name Agave. These applications are also available on SharePoint or on Office client (especially Outlook 2013). The idea is to provide to the users additional features to assist them in their day to day work, such as find direction to go somewhere, create appointment on their calendar…based on information received through email. For example, you…

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SharePoint 2013 – SharePoint Translation Service

With the coming new SharePoint version, called SharePoint 2013, Microsoft has introduced a new feature on WAC (Office Web Application). This feature, called SharePoint Translation Services, allows you to translate document to another language. This service works ONLY with Word document. On this post, I’ll show you how to use it. You can watch this video demo http://youtu.be/4cea2PsYQis     Prerequisite To be able to use SharePoint Translation Service, your…

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Exchange 2013 – Use OWA offline

With the coming new Exchange version, called Exchange 2013, Microsoft has introduced a new feature on OWA (Outlook Web Access). This feature, called OWA Offline, allows you to keep access to your mailbox using OWA even if you are not connected to your Exchange mailbox; in the same way than Outlook cache mode. On this post, I’ll show you how to use it. There is nothing to do on the…

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SharePoint 2013 – Configure WAC

UPDATED: July, 19th – troubleshooting steps SECOND UPDATE: July, 27th – new required feature   With the coming new SharePoint version, called SharePoint 2013, Microsoft has changed the WAC (Office Web Application) architecture. Now, WAC has to be deployed on dedicated server(s). The reason for this architecture change is WAC can now be used by other service than SharePoint, such as Exchange 2013 (preview or modification through OWA) or Lync 2013…

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Office 2013 – Public preview now available

Earlier today Microsoft has announced the availability of the public preview of the next Office products version (Office Client, SharePoint, Lync, Exchange). Many great improvements on both server and client side Public preview is available for download at http://www.microsoft.com/office/preview/ and from MSDN/TechNet/Premier website Enjoy More information and demo will come at the Office On Air (French) blog http://www.blogoffice.fr/

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Windows Server 2012 – SKU and licensing

Windows Server 2012 will be available in 2 edition only: Standard Datacenter Both are identical in terms of features, the only difference is related to virtualization: Standard edition includes only TWO instance while Datacenter edition includes UNLIMITED instance of Windows. Regarding hardware consideration, Standard edition is able to support up to 4 TB of memory and up to 64 physical processor like Datacenter edition. The licensing has been also simplified;…

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