Month: April 2019

Azure – AzCopy is now able to copy data from AWS to Azure Storage (preview)

A new version of AzCopy (v10) currently in preview allows you to copy data from your Amazon Web Services (AWS) S3 bucket to Azure Storage. If you want to evaluate this capability and performance, get the AzCopy v10 preview client: Windows https://aka.ms/downloadazcopy-v10-windows MacOS https://aka.ms/downloadazcopy-v10-mac Linux https://aka.ms/downloadazcopy-v10-linux Then you can run the below commands to copy …

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Windows – Windows 10 1903 is already available in MSDN

The next release of Windows 10, build 1903, has been available in MSDN already. As the general availability of this new build is due in few weeks, I can only think that it is to help you test and evaluate the impact of the upgrade or new deployment in your environment in a way for …

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Skype for Business Online – 3DES support is going to be retired

A simple reminder that the 3DES cipher support for Skype for Business Online (SfBO) is going to be retired starting July 10th. If you are still using client using 3DES cipher (hopefully not) to connect to Skype for Business Online – like Lync 2010, Lync Phone Edition or Lync Mac 2011 – you will not …

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Azure – You can now move a recovery vault to another resource group or another subscription

You can now move an Azure Recovery Service (ASR) Vault to either a new resource group within the current subscription or to a new subscription. While doing that, you need to know: During vault move across resource groups, both the source and target resource groups are locked preventing the write and delete operations Only admin …

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Azure – The Azure Information Protection Unified Labeling feature has reached the general availability

As announced last year (https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Enterprise-Mobility-Security/Announcing-availability-of-information-protection-capabilities/ba-p/261967), the Azure Information Protection (AIP) Unified Labeling client is now generally available. This client uses the Office 365 Security and Compliance labels and policies, providing you with new protection features like custom sensitive information type or complex condition. In the future, all new features will be developed and integrated only …

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SharePoint Online – The new experience administration portal is becoming the default admin portal for SharePoint Online

As you may be aware a new SharePoint Online (SPO) administration portal has been on preview for quite some time now. This new administration portal experience for SPO is now going to become the default administration portal for SharePoint Online. You will still have the ability (for some time??) to switch back to the previous …

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Office 365 / Azure AD – New administration roles available

As Office 365 and Azure AD are evolving, the need for more granular administration role is more and more important. 2 new administration roles have been introduced to reduce the need for more elevated privileges: Information Protection Administrator: to grant all Azure Information Protection (AIP) administration aspects without granting global administrator permission. This covers Azure …

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Exchange – New capabilities in for HCW Hybrid Agent

As you may be aware, the Exchange Hybrid Configuration Wizard (HCW) is evolving and is currently proposing an ‘Hybrid Agent’ mode in preview (see https://t.co/lRmjI6r6Dv). Well, the Hybrid Agent preview has been updated and is now providing more capability: Multi agent support: you can now deploy more than one Hybrid Agent in your environment Manual …

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Exchange – The April Security Update (KB4487563) for Exchange 2019 fails to install

It is this time again, the monthly patch release from Microsoft. This month a security update for Exchange 2019, 2016 and 2013. Problem is the patch (may) failed to install on Exchange 2019 (don’t know for 2016 and 2013 as I don’t have these version anymore), leaving Exchange in a bad shape as the services …

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Azure – Group targeting for Azure Update Management is in GA

Group targeting for Azure Update management is now in general availability. This feature allows you to define how updates are being deployed on your virtual machine based on dynamic settings. This will simplify the patch management process by automatically deploying update when the criteria is meet. To start using this capability, you first need to …

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