In a rapid change of Office 365, Microsoft sends to Tenant Admin’s the news about what is changing and what is coming in Office 365.
This is the 291th email that Microsoft has sent to Tenant Admin’s Newsletter with Office 365 changes.
This Weekly digest is intended to reach the Administrators of Microsoft Office 365 within the latest changes that are happening to Office 365.
Below is an example that can be applied to your tenant, because these emails are based on the services that you have in your Tenant and subscription.
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Message center announcements
November 14, 2022 – November 20, 2022
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(Updated) Basic Authentication retirement in Microsoft 365 Apps
MC454810 | November 16 – Updated November 16, 2022: We have updated this message with additional information for clarity. Thank you for your patience.Microsoft 365 Apps are disabling server sign-in prompts using Basic authentication in Office Apps. We are making this change because basic authentication is a legacy authentication method that sends a username and password with each request. As a result, an attacker can access these credentials and use them to access resources. Continued use of Basic Authentication is a… View more
Share Nearby is Being Retired from Office Mobile
MC467627 | November 16 – We will be retiring the Share Nearby feature from the Office Mobile app. View more
Transfer Files is Being Retired From Office Mobile
MC467628 | November 16 – We will be retiring the Transfer Files feature from the Office Mobile app. View more
OneDrive sync client will be blocked on virtualized machines configured with unsupported versions of FSLogix
MC467233 | November 15 – Note:If your organization does not utilize OneDrive on virtual machines, you can safely disregard this message.OneDrive Sync client connections from a virtual machine using FSLogix releases older than FSLogix 2009 Hot Fix 1 are not supported and will get blocked starting Jan 2023. The hard block will show an error message, and the attempt to run the OneDrive Sync client on the machine will get blocked. View more
(Updated) Office for the web rebrand on Service health and Message center
MC465552 | November 16 – Updated November 16, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.In October we announced at Microsoft Ignite that the Office app for web (office.com), Windows, IOS, and Android will be rebranded to become the Microsoft 365 app (MC446132). As a continuation of this, the service listings on Service health and Message center will also be rebranded. In the month of November, the service titled “Office for the web” will be retitled “Microsoft 365 apps for the web”. View more
Outlook for the web – End user Reporting integrated with Microsoft Defender for Office 365 (Exchange Online Protection)
MC466195 | November 16 – Updated November 15, 2022: We have updated the content below with additional information. Thank you for your patience.New built-in report buttons will be added to Outlook on the web (OWA) starting the end of November 2022. Admins can control the appearance and behavior of these buttons that allow users to report emails as phishing/ junk / not junk from the User Reported setting page in the Microsoft 365 Defender portal (security.microsoft.com). Admins can also customize where messages get… View more
More Layout Options and Yammer Card Content for the Feed Web Part for Viva Connections
MC467626 | November 16 – Updates are coming for the Feed web part for Viva Connections. The Feed web part for Viva Connections aggregates organizational communications content from sources across SharePoint, Yammer, and Stream into a single, personalized feed.The updates include a new vertical layout option for the web part to give you greater flexibility when adding it to SharePoint pages and more types of Yammer content that will be displayed as cards in the feed and help create a rich and integrated experience. This… View more
Text Formatting Support for Microsoft Whiteboard
MC467624 | November 16 – The ability to format all or a portion of text in text boxes, notes and shapes is coming soon to Whiteboard web, Teams and the Windows app (mobile users will be able to view formatted text but not format it). This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 100497 View more
Office.com transition to Microsoft365.com
MC467622 | November 16 – This week we are rolling out the Microsoft 365 app for the web. This was first announced at Microsoft Ignite in October 2022 andis being implemented as a phased roll out. It’s expected to reach all customers in the next few weeks.This experience replaces the Office.com experience and aligned with the Office apps for web, Windows, and mobile. The change includes a rebranding of Office.com as well as various enhancements. Customers can expect to see a new URL, new visual style, and a new favicon…. View more
New Admin Capabilities in Viva Goals
MC467610 | November 16 – Integrations in Viva Goals help save time and energy by automatically updating your key results and projects through connections to other applications from Microsoft and third parties. These integrations allow data to flow from the connected applications into Viva Goals so that results and projects are up to date. As Viva Goals is continuing to grow support for more integrations, we will be adding new capabilities for global admins to manage Viva Goals integrations for all organizations in… View more
New Teams Policy setting to control access to “Suggest a Feature” menu
MC467247 | November 15 – We are adding a new parameter to the csTeamsFeedbackPolicy called EnableFeatureSuggestions which will allow Teams admins to hide/show the Help | Suggest a Feature menu.The value stored in the M365 policy “Allow the use of additional optional connected experiences in Office” will be copied into a new Teams policy parameter in csTeamsFeedbackPolicy called EnableFeatureSuggestions. If this value in M365 was never set in the past, then the new policy parameter EnableFeatureSuggestions will be set… View more
OneDrive/SharePoint Share Control – Simplifying Link Settings
MC467240 | November 15 – We’re improving Link settings by providing more helpful tooltips, definitions and clearer language to help you understand which link type and permissions best suit your needs prior sharing a file or folder to your coworkers. We’ve also added a quick at-a-glance view of all the collaborators that currently have access which also serves as an entry-point to Manage Access to provide you with even more granular control.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 103606 View more
Offboarding to on-premises from auto expanding archives is not supported
MC467234 | November 15 – This message is related to moving (offboarding) users who have auto expanding archive enabled from exchange online to on-premises servers. View more
Relevance recommendation for Message center posts
MC466202 | November 14 – The new relevance recommendation in Message Center will help you determine how relevant a change is to your tenant. The recommendation (High, Medium, or Low) will be determined based on multiple factors, such as service usage and the type of change. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 96289 View more
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