Month: June 2017

Azure AD Connect – You can now update ADFS certificate, change the Source Anchor and grant SendOnBehalf permissions

After installing the latest version of Azure AD Connect (1.1.553.0), you will have the ability to update use it to update your ADFS Certificate (if you use AAD Connect to configure ADFS) as well as the ability to change the Source Anchor without having to reinstalling. Also a good news for Exchange Hybrid configuration, the …

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Azure AD Connect – You need to upgrade your Azure AD Connect if using password write-back

Microsoft has released a security bulletin related Azure AD Connect. If you are using password write-back you need to upgrade it to the version 1.1.553.0 (released this June) urgently as you are vulnerable to a vulnerability which could allow attackers to reset passwords. Details about the security bulletin here: https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/4033453.aspx?f=255&MSPPError=-2147217396 Download the latest version of …

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Exchange Online – A new PowerShell command to cancel all future meetings

A new PowerShell command has been made available on Exchange Online only. This command allows you to cancel all future events (meetings) for a mailbox (user or resource). This will automatically cancel the invitation to all attendees; this can be quite helpful when somebody leaves the company and did not cancel the meetings (especially the …

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Azure – New version of Azure Backup Server

A new version of Azure Backup Server (v2) has been made available for download. Azure Backup Server allows you to backup On-Premises services like SQL, Exchange, SharePoint or Windows clients to Azure. This version now supports Windows Server 2016 workloads and ReFS (Resilient File System). You can download it from https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=55269

Office 365 – Microsoft Forms is now available to non Edu tenant

Microsoft Forms, the solution to create web forms, is now available (or will be soon to those not yet enabled) for all Office 365 Enterprise plans. Initially this was only available to Office 365 Education tenant. To check if you are enabled, go to the Office 365 Admin portal to the Settings\Services & Add-ins section …

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Office 365 – Visio Online is available for sign up

It has been announced some time ago and was in private preview since then. Now you can request to sign up to Visio Online for Office 365 at https://microsoft.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_emHCbdUAEQs18Kp Once your tenant is enabled for Vision Online you will be able to create,edit and view Visio files using your web browser as you can already …

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Exchange – You can add a message reminder when setting up a meeting using OWA

I just found a cool new feature on OWA – and best this is available on both Exchange Online and Exchange 2016 On Premises. When you use OWA to setup a meeting request, you have the option to configure a message reminder (not the ‘classic’ pop up reminding you your meeting in 15 minutes) The …

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Office 365 – Removing domain from Office 365 is getting easier

This is not an every day task but when I have associated an internet domain with Office 365 and then want to remove it you need to ensure the domain is not used anymore by any objects in Office 365 – like email addresses or sign in name. It was a painful task and you …

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