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Deploying a Suspicious Activity Bot in Azure Commercial or Azure Government
5/24/2017 | Microsoft Azure Government | 4
Having spent many years in the Public Sector space, I have made a lot of friends on both the contractor and government employee sides of the aisle. So we are always having conversations about how Azure is making the world better both commercially as well as in the Public Sector space. Because of that,


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Office 365 Directory Sync Quota Automated Increase to 300,000 Users
8/4/2013 | Paul Andrew | 1
From http://community.office365.com/en-us/wikis/office_365_service_updates/974.aspx#jul2013 New Office 365 tenants are limited to synchronizing 50,000 users from an on-premises Active Directory to the cloud. If a customer has more than 50,000 users and uses the DirSync tool to synchronize those to Office


The Garage Series: Office 365 versus the wild – enabling collaboration across the stack
7/31/2013 | Office Blogs - Garage Series | 1
Episode 5 of a 6-part special filmed in New Orleans, host Jeremy Chapman is joined by collaboration expert Mark Kashman as they take a look at the expansion of collaboration scenarios with the new Office from Site Mailboxes in SharePoint Online, advances in SharePoint Online for collaboration outside


The Garage Series: Office 365 versus the wild – enabling collaboration across the stack
7/31/2013 | Office Blogs - Garage Series | 1
Episode 5 of a 6-part special filmed in New Orleans, host Jeremy Chapman is joined by collaboration expert Mark Kashman as they take a look at the expansion of collaboration scenarios with the new Office from Site Mailboxes in SharePoint Online, advances in SharePoint Online for collaboration outside


SQL Server Database Backup in Azure IaaS: performance tests….
7/30/2013 | Rumors about Azure, SQL Server & Data in the Cloud.... | 1
In this blog post, I want to show you some performance test results obtained tweaking many different configuration options and playing with typical SQL Server native backup parameters and then checking the impact on the backup completion time and throughput. One key scenario tested is the usage of a


Office 365 - IdFix DirSync Error Remediation Tool
7/20/2013 | Benoit's corner | 1
Body: Microsoft is providing a tool to assist Office 365 administrators and support team to troubleshoot and solve directory synchronization issue.As reminder, you can find the list of attributes that are synchronized with Office 365 here http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2256198 This tool, called IdFix


The new Office Garage Series: Get your Office tenant on, FastTrack deployment of the new service
7/16/2013 | Office Blogs - Garage Series | 1
Episode 4 of a 6 part special filmed in New Orleans, host Jeremy Chapman is joined by Office 365 Principal Service Engineer, Keith Laborde, to explain the latest FastTrack onboarding approach and demonstrate the new IDFix tool to help prepare for Single Sign On with Active Directory Federation Services


The new Office Garage Series: Get your Office tenant on, FastTrack deployment of the new service
7/16/2013 | Office Blogs - Garage Series | 1
Episode 4 of a 6 part special filmed in New Orleans, host Jeremy Chapman is joined by Office 365 Principal Service Engineer, Keith Laborde, to explain the latest FastTrack onboarding approach and demonstrate the new IDFix tool to help prepare for Single Sign On with Active Directory Federation Services


The Garage Series for Office 365: Stop that smoking gun! The latest in eDiscovery and data loss prevention
7/3/2013 | Office Blogs - Garage Series | 1
Episode 3 out of a 6 part special filmed in New Orleans, our intrepid host Jeremy Chapman is joined by Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft Exchange experts Mark Kashman and Bharat Suneja to share an overview the very latest in integrated Enterprise Search, eDiscovery and Data Loss Prevention to harden


The Garage Series for Office 365: Stop that smoking gun! The latest in eDiscovery and data loss prevention
7/3/2013 | Office Blogs - Garage Series | 1
Episode 3 out of a 6 part special filmed in New Orleans, our intrepid host Jeremy Chapman is joined by Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft Exchange experts Mark Kashman and Bharat Suneja to share an overview the very latest in integrated Enterprise Search, eDiscovery and Data Loss Prevention to harden


Support Tool for Windows Intune Trial Management of Windows Phone 8
7/3/2013 | Windows Intune Team | 1
Hello everyone.  My name is Frank Novak and I am an Operations Engineer on the Windows Intune Service with the primary focus on supportability of the service.  Today I wanted to go through the installation and configuration of the “Support Tool for Windows Intune Trial Management of Windows Phone 8”


Intune Agent Updates Beginning July 29th
7/1/2013 | Windows Intune Team | 1
7/25/2013 UPDATE: We are ready to deploy this update once again. New dates & times are listed below 7/16/2013 UPDATE: We are delaying this deployment at this time. We are currently evaluating a new date & time for this to be deployed and will update this blog posting in the next few days with the new


Troubleshooting Windows RT Software Distribution with Windows Intune
6/28/2013 | Windows Intune Team | 1
System Center supports management of a wide variety of device types. That includes slate form factor devices like the Microsoft Surface running Windows RT. The recent Wave-D release of the Windows Intune service and the release of System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 enables enterprise management


Preview New People-centric IT Products Now!
6/26/2013 | Windows Intune Team | 1
A few weeks ago, during TechEd North America, we shared exciting information about the upcoming releases of Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager, and Windows Intune.  These products deliver our People-centric IT solution to help organizations embrace consumerization of


Device Management with Windows Intune, Windows Server and System Center
6/25/2013 | Windows Intune Team | 1
During Brad Anderson’s keynote, Brad mentioned one of our customers, Aston Martin and how they use Windows Intune and several other technologies to manage their diverse device environment. Windows Intune is tightly integrated with other Microsoft products and this of course includes Windows Server and


The Garage Series for Office 365: First look at new real-time co-authoring for Office Web Apps across Windows, iOS and Android
6/19/2013 | Office Blogs - Garage Series | 1
The second of our six-part show special on location from New Orleans where hosts Jeremy Chapman and Amanda Lefebvre take a pre-release, first look at upcoming Office experiences on the Web. We walk you through real-time co-authoring beyond pure text editing across Word, PowerPoint and at a cell level


The Garage Series for Office 365: First look at new real-time co-authoring for Office Web Apps across Windows, iOS and Android
6/19/2013 | Office Blogs - Garage Series | 1
The second of our six-part show special on location from New Orleans where hosts Jeremy Chapman and Amanda Lefebvre take a pre-release, first look at upcoming Office experiences on the Web. We walk you through real-time co-authoring beyond pure text editing across Word, PowerPoint and at a cell level


The Garage Series for Office 365: Touch and the latest immersive experiences everywhere
6/13/2013 | Office Blogs - Garage Series | 1
This week kicks off a six-part series on location in New Orleans and will cover the enhancements around touch and immersive experiences in the new Office. Jeremy Chapman is joined by Tal Krzypow and Tim Bakke to show Office experiences across screens of all sizes - from phones to large panel displays.


The Garage Series for Office 365: Touch and the latest immersive experiences everywhere
6/13/2013 | Office Blogs - Garage Series | 1
This week kicks off a six-part series on location in New Orleans and will cover the enhancements around touch and immersive experiences in the new Office. Jeremy Chapman is joined by Tal Krzypow and Tim Bakke to show Office experiences across screens of all sizes - from phones to large panel displays.


TechEd 2013 Office 365 Identity and Security talks
6/7/2013 | Paul Andrew | 1
I'm just back from TechEd in New Orleans. You can view my talk on Office 365 Identity here. http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/NorthAmerica/2013/ouc-b211   And here's my talk on Office 365 Security that I presented with Andy O'Donald. http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/NorthAmerica/2013/ouc-b205 


TechEd 2013 Office 365 Identity and Security talks
6/7/2013 | Paul Andrew | 1
I’m just back from TechEd in New Orleans. You can view my talk on Office 365 Identity here. http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/NorthAmerica/2013/ouc-b211   And here’s my talk on Office 365 Security that I presented with Andy O’Donald. http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/NorthAmerica/2013/ouc-b205 


Power, Beauty and Soul – How Aston Martin is Using Cloud Technologies to Enable Quicker Decisions
6/5/2013 | Windows Intune Team | 1
Aston Martin sports cars are synonymous with luxury, heritage, and authentic craftsmanship. Alongside these core values comes passion about the cars the company produces: all models are hand crafted using advanced production techniques and technology within a modern environment.   Head of IT Simon Callow,


Intune Maintenance: Downtime Notification
6/5/2013 | Windows Intune Team | 1
Hello - The Windows Intune service will undergoing a brief maintenance window that will require 30 minutes of downtime. During this downtime window, you will be unable to access the Windows Intune Administration Console. Maintenance window is scheduled for:  (UTC) 6/11/2013 9:00:00 PM - 6/11/2013 9:30:00


Exciting Updates to People-centric IT
6/4/2013 | Windows Intune Team | 1
As a growing majority of organizations face the need to let their employees choose the devices they want to use for their jobs, IT organizations are looking for ways to enable consumerization without compromising compliance. Helping IT serve users and the devices they bring to the workplace lies at the


DirSync installation and/or operation fails Invalid Namespace (System.Management.ManagementException: Invalid namespace / just-in-time (JIT) debugging)
6/1/2013 | Jesper Stahle's Notes From the Field | 1
BACKGROUND You install DirSync and the installation fails with the error message Invalid Namespace. If you view additional information, you can see this just-in-time (JIT) debugging information: System.Management.ManagementException: Invalid namespace Or, you have successfully installed DirSync, but


Garage Series: Best of stunts and demos
5/29/2013 | Office Blogs - Garage Series | 1
In this episode of the new Office Garage Series, we look back at some of the best moments of Season 1 from XStream Office installs in air, on land and water and some of the best demos as we helped answer your top questions about the new Office. It's not too late to catch up as we get ready for season