Episode 58: Hold the MS Press

Written by Pat Richard. Posted in Podcasts

Your latest episode of the world’s greatest Exchange, Skype for Business and Office 365 podcast is now online. In this week’s show…

Title Episode 58: Hold the MS Press
Published 2016-07-24
Topics Top Stories

  1. Microsoft Press Lets Editorial Staff Go
  2. Microsoft acquires LinkedIn

Exchange Topics

  1. Using the Office 365 Hybrid Configuration Wizard (Six part series)
  2. HCW Improvement: The Minimal Hybrid Configuration option
  3. Preview of Certificate-Based Authentication (CBA) for Exchange Online
  4. FindTime for Outlook – Doodle for Business
  5. Virtual academies, odd questions, and MCSE recertification

Office 365

  1. Microsoft Launches New Office 365 Network Online Community; 88,000-User Yammer Network to Close

Lync/Skype for Business Topics

  1. Centralised Skype for Business Event Log Viewer
  2. Lync, OCS, Skype for Business Persistent Chat requires port 8011. Missing from Documentation
  3. Call Flow Manager 1.3
  4. Best Practice Upgrade to Skype for Business 2015 SBA
  5. Configure Toll-free Numbers for Dial-In Conferencing in Office365 (NextHop!)
  6. Device Updates with Skype for Business Online
  7. Skype for Business Mac Preview adds contacts, presence and IM
  8. Microsoft announces Skype Meetings, a new free group collaboration tool
  9. Offline IM is now in Skype4B CU3
  10. Skype for Business June 2016 CU (3) gives video based Screensharing
  11. New “Busy Options” Be sure to run Update-CsAdminRole after installing
  12. June 7, 2016, update for Skype for Business 2016 (KB3115087)
  13. Skype for Business EdgeInternal Certificate Automatic Renewal sample
  14. Skype for Business 2015 Resource Kit tools released
  15. bounSky 2015
  16. Office Online Server now available
  17. Skype for Business App SDK preview is now available for download
  18. Skype for Business Hybrid Handbook, Version 2.0 (Josh Blalock)
  19. Polycom VVX Alternate Ringtone Bundle (Unofficial)

Q&A Topic

None

Reviews

None

Events

  1. Microsoft Ignite
  2. UC Day mailing list for more information about a dedicated UC and cloud conference happening on 24th October in the heart of the United Kingdom
  3. UC Birmingham User Group – Aug 9-10
  4. Unity Connect – November 16-18
Host Pat Richard
Co-hosts: Exchange  Steve Goodman
Co-hosts: Lync/SfB John Cook and Tom Arbuthnot
Guests: Exchange
Guests: Lync/SfB
Producer
Editor Andrew Price
Episode # 58
Length 01:39:49

 

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Episode 57: Loads of Money

Written by twharrington. Posted in Podcasts

Your latest episode of the world’s greatest Exchange, Skype for Business and Office 365 podcast is now online. In this week’s show…

Title Episode 57: TBD
Published 2016-04-23
Topics Exchange Topics

  1. Microsoft is rolling back the mailbox anchoring change for remote PowerShell that was introduced in 2013 CU11 
  2. Exchange 2013 and 2016 Exmon tool is now available
  3. A friendly reminder that WMF (PowerShell) 5.0 is currently not supported with any version of #MSExchange
  4. Exchange says no to .NET Framework 4.6.1
  5. Hybrid Shared Mailbox access is now supported

Office 365

  1. Announcing the new Office 365 admin center
  2. Office 365 Reporting web service and Windows PowerShell cmdlets
  3. Office 365 Hybrid Configuration wizard for Exchange 2010
  4. Bulk provisioning Office 365 licenses and services script

Lync/Skype for Business Topics

  1. Mitel Networks (MITL) to Acquire Polycom (PLCM) in ~$1.96B Deal
  2. Lync 2010 transitioning from mainstream to extended support
  3. Skype for Business Cloud Connector Edition Released
    1. Thomas Poet’s Office Cloud Connector Edition
  4. Cloud Connector Edition Skype for Business Online Planning and Migration Guide 
  5. Microsofts Free StatsMan Released for Skype for Business and Lync
  6. Configure OAuth between Skype for Business Server and Exchange Online
  7. Microsoft’s Skype now works without plug-ins with Windows 10’s Edge browser
  8. Skype for Business Hybrid–Additional Office 365 Domain
  9. Announcing content viewing for Skype for Business on Android and updates to iOS
  10. Skype for Business SDN Interface 2.4 Released with PowerShell Provisioning
  11. Skype for Business Client Update Video Webcast: Announce Offline Messaging!
  12. Skype for Business Server 2015, Capacity Calculator
  13. CMS Changes in Skype for Business 2015
  14. Quick Tip: SLA Errors – Just Ignore Them
  15. Technical diagrams for Skype for Business Server 2015
  16. Microsoft to eliminate Skype Managed Accounts feature by March’s end (Regular Skype, not Skype4B)
  17. Displaying Network and Building Information in Call Quality Dashboard (CQD) Online
  18. Lync 2013 Client Update Feb 2016 (KB3114732) 15.0.4797.1000.
  19. Lync Server 2013 CU
  20. Skype for Business Server 2015 CU2 (March)
    1. Pat’s Get-CsUpdateVersion script
  21. .NET Framework 4.6.1 and Skype for Business/Lync Server Compatibility
  22. StatusKey for Skype for Business
  23. Lync 2013 / Skype for Business Call Pickup Group Manager Version 2

Q&A Topic

None

Reviews

None

Events

  1. UC Birmingham User Group  (5/11 – Andrew to be speaking about S4B Deployments with SQL Always On)
  2. UC Day mailing list for more information about a dedicated UC and cloud conference happening on 24th October in the heart of the United Kingdom
  3. IPExpoManchester (5/19) (Tom speaking)
Host Pat Richard
Co-hosts: Exchange
Co-hosts: Lync Steve Goodman and Tom Arbuthnot
Guests: Exchange
Guests: Lync
Producer
Editor Andrew Price
Episode # 57
Length 01:16:38

 

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