Month: September 2021

Exchange Online – Upcoming changes for auto-expand archive

As you may already know, Exchange Online has a specific archive feature to automatically expand the archive limit. Well, starting November 1st, 2021 the auto-expand archive capability will no longer be able to provide unlimited storage as it used too – even if you had to go through a support request to expand the storage …

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Exchange – The latest cumulative update for Exchange 2016 and Exchange 2019 is available and introduce new prerequisites

If you are still managing on-premises Exchange environment you know you have to keep up with the cumulative update to keep your environment secure and supported. Well, the latest Exchange cumulative update for Exchange 2016 and Exchange 2019 (Exchange 2016 CU 22 and Exchange 2019 CU 11) is now available and is not the usual …

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Azure Virtual Desktop – You can now use Azure Active Directory

As you know if you are deploying and managing Azure Virtual Desktop (aka AVD, aka Windows Virtual Desktop, aka WVD) you have (had) the requirement to use either an Active Directory Domain Service (AD DS) or Azure Active Directory Domain Service to join your virtual machine (AAD DS). Well, good news, this requirement is no …

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Teams – Teams client has an indicator showing if you are using Public Preview channel

As you may be already aware, Microsoft has introduced last year a feature to allow your end-user switch to the Public Preview channel on their Teams client (see https://t.co/VyOvTrtLYd). Well, if you are using a Public Preview channel client, you will now see an indicator showing at the top right of your profile picture.

Exchange Online – Classic administration portal is being retired

As Exchange Online administrator, you may be already aware there has been a new and modern Exchange Online administration portal available (https://admin.exchange.microsoft.com/). Well, the classic Exchange Online administration portal (https://outlook.office365.com/ecp) is going to be retired starting October 15, 2021 and will be fully removed by September 1, 2022. Starting October 2021, features related to security …

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Windows Server – The new Windows Server version is now available

As you may be aware, a new version of Windows Server – Windows Server 2022 – was underway (preview announced in June this year – https://t.co/28b6hPZYGH). Well, good news, it is now generally available. You can now plan your deployment and upgrade of your on-premises infrastructure. If you have an MSDN subscription, you can download …

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