In a rapid change of Office 365, Microsoft sends to Tenant Admin’s the news about what is changing and what are coming in Office 365.

This is the 98th email that Microsoft has sent to Tenant Admin’s his Newsletter with Office 365 changes.

This Weekly digest is intended to reach the Administrators of Office 365 within the latest changes that are happening to Office 365.

Bellow is an example that can be applied to your tenant, because this email’s is based on the services that you have in your Tenant and subscription.

Note: My Tenant is based on Europe with Target Release Enabled

   

Here is a summary of your messages from last week

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Dec 22 We’re making some changes to default installation settings Office ProPlus and Office 2019 will now be installed with 64-bit as the default setting. Previously, the default setting was 32-bit at installation. This change will begin rolling out in mid-January, 2019.More … MC171479 Like | Dislike
Dec 22 We’re changing the name of an admin role in your Microsoft 365 admin center Previously, we have had a role available in the Microsoft 365 admin center called “Password admin.” This role allows a user to reset passwords, manage support tickets, and monitor service health. In order to better reflect the intent of this role, we have renamed this role to “Helpdesk admin.” This now matches how the role is displayed in the Azure Active Directory admin center. The functionality of the role remains the same.More … MC171472 Like | Dislike
Dec 22 New feature: Edit Exchange email addresses in Office 365 groups using PowerShell We recently began rolling out a new feature that allows you to edit the email addresses of Office 365 groups using an Exchange Online PowerShell cmdlet. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID: 44884.More … MC171471 Like | Dislike
Dec 20 Resolved: Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809) and the Intune firewall compliance setting check In early November, we posted MC152821 letting you know about an Intune firewall compliance setting check known issue with the Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809). That known issue is now resolved through the December 11, 2018—KB4471332 (OS Build 17763.194) update.More … MC171432 Like | Dislike
Dec 20 Outlook for iOS and Android is now available for your organization   Major Update: General Availability We recently updated the architecture for Outlook for iOS and Android (communicated in mid-November in MC165218) and removed the middle tier service, directly connecting Outlook mobile to the FedRAMP compliant Exchange Online, Office 365 back end services. Starting in mid-January, GCC High and DoD customers will be able to adopt Outlook mobile as this updated architecture meets all the FedRAMP requirements DISA SRG L4 (GCC-High) L5 (DoD), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement…More … MC171093 Like | Dislike
Dec 20 We’re retiring 3DES in Office 365 beginning February 28, 2019   Major Update: General Availability   Act By: Feb 28 As previously communicated (MC124104 in October 2017, MC126199 in December 2017 and MC128929 in February 2018), we are planning to move all of our online services to Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.2+ to provide best-in-class encryption, and to ensure our service is more secure by default. As part of this plan, we’ll be retiring 3DES beginning February 28, 2019. In order to help you prepare for this change, we will be providing reports for you to track your TLS 1.0/1.1 and 3DES usage. These…More … MC171089 Like | Dislike
Dec 20 We’re retiring 3DES in Office 365 beginning February 28, 2019   Major Update: General Availability   Act By: Feb 28 As previously communicated (MC124104 in October 2017, MC126199 in December 2017 and MC128929 in February 2018), we are planning to move all of our online services to Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.2+ to provide best-in-class encryption, and to ensure our service is more secure by default. As part of this plan, we’ll be retiring 3DES beginning February 28, 2019.More … MC171090 Like | Dislike
Dec 20 Plan for Change: Azure AD updating IP Addresses in mid-January Azure AD announced back in August that they are updating the service IP address ranges used for Azure AD’s services. Intune’s sending a friendly reminder to take action if you have configured your network to restrict resource access to Azure AD IP address ranges. Depending on your configuration, you may see an end-user impact if action is not taken since Intune users Azure AD authentication to confirm identity in several scenarios. While the changes were originally going in starting in…More … MC171428 Like | Dislike
Dec 20 New feature: Support for recovering from UPN changes in OneDrive Sync Client We’re making some changes to your how your OneDrive sync client syncs to locations. This change only affects you if you are making UPN changes and your users are syncing their files through the OneDrive sync client.More … MC171415 Like | Dislike
Dec 20 We’re making a change to how non-licensed users place calls from Microsoft Teams We’ve noticed an increased number of users without Enterprise Voice licenses attempt to make PSTN calls. This is occurring because these users can see clickable phone numbers in the Calling App. When they attempt to make the call, they receive a generic error message. This change does not apply to organizations in the Government Community Cloud environment.More … MC171414 Like | Dislike
Dec 17 Updated: The new Outlook on the web – Email LinkedIn connections from Outlook   Major Update: General Availability Email LinkedIn connections from Outlook on the web is a new Office 365 feature. We’ll begin rolling this feature out soon. This message is associated with Office 365 Roadmap ID 32991. Update: We’ve received feedback that some of you can’t find the instructions on how to disable LinkedIn account connections for your tenant or for selected users in your tenant. Please refer to this article for instructions – https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/active-directory/users-groups-roles/linkedin-integrationMore … MC170902 Like | Dislike
Dec 17 OneDrive retiring support for Mac OS X 10.10 and 10.11   Major Update: General Availability The OneDrive engineering team is committed to bringing you the best, most secure, end user experience possible. To support that commitment, the OneDrive Desktop application (sync client) will look to phase out support for Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10 and 10.11. These changes will go into effect February 1st, 2019. Note: Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10 has been out of mainline support since August 2017.More … MC170952 Like | Dislike
 
You can view more messages on your portal, just go to Message center. Quickly access relevant information and functionality from the new home page—The home page has been redesigned with you and your most common tasks in mind—such as adding a user or resetting a password. The new admin center makes these items accessible directly from the home page. The home page also proactively surfaces information important to you, such as notifications from the Message Center.
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More news and more information here – https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/skywriter/2018/12/24/office-365-weekly-digest-2018-51/ If you what to know more about Office 365 here is my book Office 365 Essentials – https://www.nuno-silva.net/blog/post/11956/office-365-essentials-book-published

 

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