Month: August 2012

Windows – ForeFront UAG Endpoint components are not working on Windows 8

For those who have ForeFront unified Access Gateway (UAG) and Windows 8 RTM client, you will face an important issue with ForeFront Endpoint components. These components ARE NOT working on Windows 8 clients. I had confirmation this is currently not working neither supported from Microsoft Support. The problem is without these components, your computer can …

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SharePoint – Office Web Apps will includes touch screen support functionality

Microsoft has announced that the next version of Office Web Apps will includes touch support. This new feature is due to the increase of touch device such as Tablet or Smartphone. All details available at http://blogs.office.com/b/officewebapps/archive/2012/08/20/bringing-touch-editing-to-office-web-apps-on-windows-8-and-ios-tablets.aspx

ForeFront UAG – Service Pack 2 now available

With the vacation period, you may have missed it (like me ). Microsoft has published the Service Pack 2 for ForeFront Unified Access Gateway. You can download it from http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30459 As usual, this Service Pack is cumulative and contains updates from the SP1 as well the update 1. As part of improvements provide with this …

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Windows – Issue when enabling .Net 3 in unattended installation mode on Windows 8

As Microsoft has recently released to MSDN/Premier/TechNet customer, I started to create unattended installation file to use with WDS. After multiple try with error when feature were enabling (error in offlineservicing), I finally discovered this was due to NetFX3 feature I tried to enabled. Already during the beta stages, there was lot of issue while …

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Office 365 – It’s now possible to define password expiration delay and notification

Microsoft has recently deployed an update on Office 365 which allows Office 365 administrators to define password expiration delay and notification delay. 2 methods are available: PowerShell: with Set-MsolPasswordPolicy which requires 2 parameters – first one indicates the password period validity, the second one indicates the delay before users receive first password expiration notification. The …

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Office – Is SkyDrive Pro a good evolution?

As Microsoft has released the public beta of Office 2013, it’s time to think about some evolution. I had the chance to start playing with the beta long time before it became public and so I saw the evolution from Office 2010 to Office 2013 of each component. In this post, I would like to …

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Office 365 – It’s now supported to filter DirSync

Today, Microsoft has announced that directory synchronization filtering is now OFFICIALLY supported. DirSync filtering has been allowed to early Office 3655 for Education customers and is now available to all customers. If you apply the filtering option AFTER dirsync configuration, objects synched and are now excluded will be deleted from Office 365. If wrong exclusion …

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Office – The new PowerPoint Presenter view

With Office 2013, Microsoft has improved the PowerPoint Presenter view. The new presenter view is divided in 4 main sections: Main presenter view menu Current slide Next slides Notes   Presenter view menu The presenter view menu allows you to end the slideshow (equivalent to Escape key), change the display settings or show the Windows …

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Windows – Windows PowerShell 3.0 and Server Manager Quick Reference Guides

​Quickly learn tips, shortcuts, and common operations in the new Windows Powershell 3.0, Windows PowerShell Workflow, Windows PowerShell ISE, Windows PowerShell Web Access, Server Manager for Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate, WinRM, WMI, and WS-Man. This should be still applicable with RTM (at least for the most part) http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30002