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 295th 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.


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Message center announcements

December 19, 2022 – December 25, 2022




Major updates




Announcing Retirement of Remote PowerShell (RPS) protocol in Exchange Online PowerShell

MC488586 | December 20 – You might already be aware that we made REST-based Exchange Online PowerShell v3 module generally available in September 2022 (read more here: Exchange Online PowerShell V3 Module General Availability).We will now be retiring RPS protocol from the beginning of June 2023.Instead, we recommend the utilization of the v3 module, which is where we will continue to invest our development resources.
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Additional updates




(Updated) View Video Recordings and Attendance Reports Inside LMS

MC408689 | December 22 – Updated December 22, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.The Microsoft Teams Meeting LTI app has now enabled users the access to meeting video recordings and attendance reports directly inside their LMS. The feature will be available to use in all of the LMS’ that are incorporating the Teams Meeting LTI app. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 96402
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(Updated) Private drafts for SharePoint pages and news

MC408994 | December 22 – Updated December 22, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.We’re adding the ability to create private drafts for pages and news posts. A private draft is visible only to the page author, the people the author chooses to share it with, and site admins. It’s great for creating and editing content that’s not ready for others to see except the people you want to collaborate with.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 85629
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Manage result layouts for SharePoint results in Microsoft Search

MC489165 | December 20 – We’re making changes to Microsoft Search. This update will allow Microsoft Search administrators to change result layouts for select SharePoint content using adaptive cards with Result Type feature in Microsoft Search administration.The default result layouts for SharePoint sites, pages, list items and Portable document format (PDF) results can now be replaced with layouts built using adaptive cards. The changes can be made for Organization level search applicable to and SharePoint…
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Microsoft Viva: Meeting Prep Inline Suggestions Coming to Outlook with Viva Insights

MC489163 | December 20 – A new inline suggestion in Outlook is being released with Microsoft Viva Insights to support booking meeting preparation time. The book prep time suggestion will enable Viva Insights users to set time aside to review related documents, complete tasks or take on any other preparation steps before the meeting.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 109590
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Sharing a copy of praise in Viva Insights app in Teams and Teams Messaging Extension

MC489162 | December 20 – Praise in Microsoft Teams is designed to appreciate the effort that goes into the wide-ranging, collaborative work that Teams users do. Users can send praise to their colleagues through the messaging extension pinned to the Teams messaging bar or through the Microsoft Viva Insights app in Teams. For both, admins can use the Microsoft Teams admin center to enable/disable Praise.With the upcoming updates, users with Viva Insights subscriptions will have the ability to share a copy of praise they…
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Virtual Appointment as a new Teams Meeting Template

MC488588 | December 20 – A new Teams Meeting Template, Virtual Appointment, will be added as a new template type accessible from the ‘New meeting’ dropdown menu in the Teams Calendar. This is a free experience that brings enhanced business-to-consumer meeting features into the lightweight and familiar Teams scheduling experience. When meeting with someone from outside of your organization, the Virtual Appointment meeting can be used to ensure the person you are meeting with has a seamless experience with the meeting…
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(Updated) New Service Plans for Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Viva SKUs

MC482179 | December 19 – Updated December 19, 2022: We have updated the content below to provide more information. Thank you for your feedback.As previously announced, we will be releasing our new experiences for Viva Engage and Answers in Microsoft Viva in early 2023. We are now assigning the new service plans to the corresponding SKUs to get ready for the release.
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