Exchange 2007 End of Life

The Exchange 2007 will end of Life on April 11, 2017. Microsoft has recently published a new resource to help you with your upgrade from Exchange Server 2007 to Office 365 or Exchange Server 2016. “Exchange 2007 End of Life Roadmap” helps you decide what migration path makes sense for your organization and it links you directly to the step-by-step information you’ll need to complete the phases of the process. The best…

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DirSync and Azure AD Sync end of support on April 13, 2017

At April 13 the support of DirSync and Azure AD Sync will be ending. Microsoft previously has offered two synchronization tools for hybrid identity implementation to extend the reach of on-premises identities to cloud services: Windows Azure Active Directory Sync (DirSync) for single forest directory implementations Microsoft Azure Active Directory Sync (Azure AD Sync) for multi-forest and other advanced capabilities. Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) Connect now replaces these older…

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Tools for Troubleshooting Office 365

If you have any problems on Office 365, here you have the Tools to Troubleshooting your problem This set’s of tools is to identify the root cause of your problem. Checks Check your Office 365 configuration with Office 365 health, readiness, and connectivity checks ; Run checks to help determine the status of your on-premises or cloud configuration. Details | Prerequisites Check your on-premises Exchange Server with the Office 365…

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Azure Active Directory Connect pass-through authentication in public preview

Microsoft has released in preview pass-through authentication, provided by Azure Active Directory. Pass-through authentication enables users to sign in to cloud resources by validating their password against their on-premises local Active Directory. To learn more about this service, please visit the What is Azure AD Pass-through Authentication documentation webpage.   +

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SharePoint Online Planning Guide for Office 365 for business

Microsoft has released a guide to planning SharePoint Online on Office 365. This guide will help you to size and give you a detailed architecture to archive your needs. Use this guide before an implementation to design the project. More information here – https://support.office.com/en-us/article/SharePoint-Online-Planning-Guide-for-Office-365-for-business-d5089cdf-3fd2-4230-acbd-20ecda2f9bb8?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US  

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Exchange Server Role Requirements Calculator 8.3

Microsoft has released a new version of Exchange Calculator (8.3). Is a tool that you must update because all advantages of Sizing and Best Practices on Exchange. “This release focuses around two specific enhancements. Exchange 2016 designs now take into account the CU3 improvement that reduces the bandwidth required between active and passive HA copies as the local search instance can read data from its local database copy. The calculator…

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ExMon now Avalilable to Exchange 2016

Body: ExMon enables system administrators to view and evaluate individual users’ usage and experience with Microsoft Exchange Server. ​ Use the Microsoft Exchange Server User Monitor to gather real-time data to better understand current client usage patterns, and to plan for future work. Administrators can view details on server resource utilization as reported through server-side tracing. This tool works with Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 and 2016. The tool is provided as-is.…

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SharePoint Server 2016 is available today – What’s new for admins in SharePoint Server 2016

Body: ​SharePoint Server 2016 is available today. If you’ve been evaluating the IT Preview and later releases since August, you’re aware of foundational updates we’ve made to SharePoint Server. For SharePoint admins this means improved provisioning and update management, new compliance tools to protect data and hybrid architectural options to link SharePoint Server 2016 with Exchange Server 2016 and Office 365. With today’s release, we’ve added a number of new…

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Raise your security – Privileged Access Workstations

Body: To best secure your environment the best way is reach a goal of security and to accomplish is a best practice to create PAWs in your infrastructure. Privileged Access Workstations (PAWs) provide a dedicated operating system for sensitive tasks that is protected from Internet attacks and threat vectors. Separating these sensitive tasks and accounts from the daily use workstations and devices provides very strong protection from phishing attacks, application and…

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