Month: May 2022

Teams – You can now set your availability when setting up a Teams meeting

As you know, when you setup a meeting, your status is going to be always set to “Busy / In Meeting”. Well, good news as now you can set your availability status when setting up a Teams meeting. This capability is available in both Teams client and web browser – this is not (yet?) available …

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Azure AD – You can now review and remove inactive accounts (preview)

If you are working with Microsoft cloud services, you know that identity management, authentication and authorization rely on Azure Active Directory. While Azure AD provides a lot of feature to manage identity and ensure appropriate access control, there was a gap with inactive accounts. Those inactive accounts are account which were once required, either service …

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Teams – Delegate your Calling Plans (PSTN) numbers management using this app

As you may know, Teams can integrates with telephony system using Calling Plan. While you can manage numbers using either the Teams administration portal or PowerShell, sometime delegating this management is not as easy as it should – especially when you want to delegate it by scoping location. Well, good news you can now use …

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Azure – A new PowerShell module – Az Predictor – is in preview

If you work with workloads running on Azure you probably also work with the Azure PowerShell modules. If you work with Azure PowerShell modules you also know there is a lot of commands and parameters available (about 4 000 commands and an average of 10 parameters per command). This make it difficult to always have …

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Azure Virtual Desktop / Teams – Support for multi-window and background effects is now available

If you use Teams on Windows/Mac you already know that you can pop-out chat, meetings or document into a separate window, as well as the capability to use a background image. If you are using Azure Virtual Desktop (aka AVD, aka Windows Virtual Desktop, aka WVD) you may also already know that Microsoft has been …

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Teams – You can now cast directly from your client to a Teams Room

If you are equipped with Teams Room (see https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoftteams/rooms/ to know more) you will be pleased to know that you can now cast directly from your Teams client. Just open you Teams client and open the ellipsis menu (you know the 3 dot …) just on the left side of your organization name and choose …

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Teams – You can now install Teams from the Microsoft App Store for Windows

As you know, you can install Teams from different channel; either downloading the client, installing Office Apps or on mobile devices through the App stores. Well, Windows 10 and Windows 11 users can now also use the Microsoft Store on their Windows devices to install Teams.   NOTE if you already have Teams installed it …

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Azure – You can now deploy an Azure DNS Private Resolver (preview)

As you may already know you can host on Azure 2 DNS services: Azure Private DNS used to manage and resolve DNS names in Azure virtual network Azure Public DNS to host public domain using Azure infrastructure But there was a gap in the DNS service offering which is now covered with the Azure DNS …

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SharePoint Online – You can now create sites, documents or lists from the App Bar

You may already know that about a year ago Microsoft has introduced a new navigation capability in SharePoint Online called App Bar (see https://t.co/ASdyIqMB2E). Well, if your SharePoint Online administrator has enabled and configured the App Bar then you can now create documents, sites or lists straight from there. When opening the App Bar you …

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Exchange Online – Every Meeting Online is now applying to third-party providers

You may already know that Exchange Online provides a configuration settings to set all meeting as online meeting (see https://t.co/I9is86e3gh). Well, as this settings only applied to Teams meeting you may not have set it as you may have been using a third party online meeting provider such as Zoom or WebEx. Good news as …

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