Office 365 – Manage quarantined message

Update – November 29th add the spam notification With the update of Office 365, Exchange Online has been updated to Exchange 2013 (as you already know) but also ForeFront Online Protection for Exchange (FOPE) as well. In this post, here are some key points after the upgrade of FOPE – especially to manage quarantined mails. Access the quarantine This is important as no more quarantine notification will be sent –…

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Office 365 – New app available for Windows Phone 8

If you are Office 365 administrator and have a Windows Phone 8, this is for you Microsoft has released a Windows Phone 8 app to follow up the Office 365 health state – this is a good starting point but would be nice to have more administration options, such as reset password, create user…. Hoping this will come with a later update http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/office-365-admin/76f9b288-37bc-4d75-8164-16d1df0447a2

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Windows 2012 R2 / Windows 8.1 – Bring your own device with Workplace Join

With Windows 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1, Microsoft starts to simplify the BYOD – Bring Your Own Device. Indeed, on Windows 8.1 (this is not available with Windows 8, so upgrade for free your Windows 8 device ), a new feature called Join Workspace allow end-users to connect and use corporate resources without being obliged to join the domain.   Prerequisites To be able to use this feature, the following…

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Office 365 – New Lync Online sign-in troubleshooting tool

Microsoft is providing a new online troubleshooting tool for Office 365 services. This one has to be used for Lync Online sign-in issues. This online troubleshooting tool is based on experience learned by Office 365 support team over the last 9 months. The first step is to go to http://aka.ms/LyncSignIn and follow the troubleshooting wizard Select who is having sign-in issues – user specific, group or everyone within your organisation…

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Office 2013 – New context option available on Outlook 2013

I know this is a very small thing but it will change a little bit our day to day mailbox management With the November 2013 updates for Office 2013, a new option is now available from ANY folders within a mailbox hosted on Exchange. Yes, this is only available for Exchange mailbox as the feature in question is the recover deleted items. Before the November 2013 update, to recover a…

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Office 365 – DirSync can now be installed on domain controller

UPDATE – November 23rd – a new version has been released. The version is 1.0.6567.0018 UPDATE – November 12th – this version and reference associated has been removed. Many issues have been introduced, such as filtering not applied or corruption in display name (not everyone has been impacted anyway) Recently – in fact yesterday, November 4th, Microsoft has released a new version of the Directory Synchronization tool which now can be…

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Office 365 – Directory Synchronization tool can be installed and configured on Windows Server 2012 R2

For those who wants/had already deployed Windows Server 2012 R2 to host the Office 365 Directory Synchronization tool, you can do it. DirSync is fully functional on Windows Server 2012 R2 even if it’s not yet documented. Don’t forget ensure to use the latest version of DirSync available from http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=278924

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