July 2012

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Internet Explorer – Define site to zone assignment by GPO

You may want to define an Internet Explorer setting called Security Zone using a group policy. This settings allows you to assign some specific URL’s to an Internet security zone; each security zone has specific settings such as automatic authentication, Active X control behavior… So, to define this settings using GPO, you have to open …

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Windows 8 / Windows Server 2012 – RTM Release date

Today, at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, Microsoft has announced the availability date for Windows 8 (client) and Windows Server 2012 (server). RTM date: first week of August Windows Server 2012 General Availability date: september Windows 8 General Availability date: end of October The general availability is later than RTM as manufacturers need time to …

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