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Exchange Online - Standard Authentication will be permanently disabled starting 01. October
Hello everyone! All admins who still use the Standard-Authentication Method in Exchange Online (M365) in production are strongly advised to change this as soon as
Exchange Online - Standard Authentication will be permanently disabled starting 01. October
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FileHistory absolute weird behaviourSolved
Hi, I have an external USB Disk and my FileHistory is set up to ignore most of my drives. There is an options where you
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Solved: Microsoft Exchange Y2K22 Bug
Some users on our site reported problems with Microsoft Exchange at the turn of the year: (German) (German) This bug in the Microsoft Exchange server
Solved: Microsoft Exchange Y2K22 Bug
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Bitlocker recovery key delegation via PowershellSolved
Hello admins! In the post by DerWoWusste we've been introduced by the approach that allows to avoid delegating full control to IT Techs who are
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colinardo
Windows 11 - Deploy Default Startmenu Layout
In Windows 11, the customization options for administrators have been further reduced. The previous possibility to customize the menu via the LayoutModification.xml file has been
Windows 11 - Deploy Default Startmenu Layout
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Windows 11 - Activate classic context menu
Short tip for those who are annoyed by the new context menu under Windows 11. But there is a hack to define the classic menu
Windows 11 - Activate classic context menu
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Windows 11 Download Alternative to save an ISO or create a USB stick
For all who are looking for an alternative download possibility for Windows 11 (Release Build 22000.194) there is the Universal MediaCreationTool Script. The MediaCreationTool.bat is
Windows 11 Download Alternative to save an ISO or create a USB stick
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Windows 11 Download (MediaCreationTool, ISO)
Microsoft released Windows 11 to the general public yesterday evening. From now on you can either download and install Windows 11 via the internal update
Windows 11 Download (MediaCreationTool, ISO)
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Add an Outlook 2019 IMAP account - No more username in settings - Solution
Another curiosity under Office 2019 just hit me hard. I wanted to add a normal IMAP/SMTP account to Outlook 2019. But that was so difficult
Add an Outlook 2019 IMAP account - No more username in settings - Solution
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Find who restarted DB server
Hi, I am working as sys admin for a small company. Someone restarted the SQL DB server and I want to find the user name
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Windows 11 will be released on 5 October 2021
Microsoft has announced the official release date for Windows 11 on its blog: It will be distributed from October 5, 2021. However, the integration of
Windows 11 will be released on 5 October 2021
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Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22000.65 available
Microsoft has released a new Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22000.65 and fixed some bugs. You can find all the details on the official Windows
Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22000.65 available
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Windows 11 - Microsoft is changing its famous Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) to black
Nothing more important than color the newest innovation from Redmond since tomato sauce is red! The Black Screen of Death is here Cheers.
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Dani
Investigating and Mitigating Malicious Drivers
The security landscape continues to rapidly evolve as threat actors find new and innovative methods to gain access to environments across a wide range of
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Windows 11: Feature deprecations and removals
When upgrading to Windows 11 from Windows 10 or when installing an update to Windows 11, some features may be deprecated or removed. Please see
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Windows 11 requirements
Here are the current Windows 11 requirements for services and hardware. According to Microsoft, the upgrade from Windows 10 to Windows 11 will be free
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Windows 11: Set the Start menu back to the left
In the latest Windows 11 version, the new Start menu is displayed in the centre: You can easily set it back to the left side
Windows 11: Set the Start menu back to the left
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Microsoft announces Windows 11 with new Start menu
On June 24, 2021 Microsoft has presented the new Windows 11. Via an online event, Microsoft showed what the future of Windows 11 will bring.
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Windows 10 Core Isolation: Remove incompatible drivers
Hello, Actually, I just wanted to follow the Windows Security recommendations and under Settings -> Windows Security -> Core Isolation, turn on Memory Integrity. According
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Dani
You Might Want to Audit Your LAPS Permissions - Part2
Since publishing part one, I've had questions, concerns, and feedback from readers, customers, friends, and other Microsoft engineers. In today's blog, I'd like to address some of
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You Might Want to Audit Your LAPS Permissions - Part1
In today's blog, I'd like to quickly talk about the Local Administrator Password Solution (aka LAPS). It's nothing new and has been around for some
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Preview updating PowerShell 7.2 with Microsoft Update
Today, we’re happy to announce that we’re taking the first steps to making PowerShell 7 easier than ever to update on Windows 10 and Server.
Preview updating PowerShell 7.2 with Microsoft Update
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Basic Authentication and Exchange Online - June 2021 Update
It’s been a few months since our last update on Basic Authentication in Exchange Online, but we’ve been busy getting ready for the next phase
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News About the June 2021 Cumulative Update for Exchange Server
We typically release our quarterly Cumulative Updates (CUs) for Exchange Server on the third Tuesday of a month. In June 2021, that would be June
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Microsoft 365 Maps and Licensing
Moin, in short: A nice, pictorial overview of the possible plans and their products: Greetings, Dani
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Staying on top of Office 365 Updates
Moin! One of the main challenges when using Office 365 products and services is to stay aware of announcements, updates and upcoming features. This applies
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Security baseline for Microsoft Edge version 91
We are pleased to announce the enterprise-ready release of the security baseline for Microsoft Edge, version 91! We have reviewed the new settings in Microsoft
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Enabling Modern Auth for Outlook
Since we announced in 2019 that we would be retiring Basic Authentication for legacy protocols we have been encouraging our customers to switch to Modern
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Exchange Health Checker has a new home
Today, we are happy to announce that the Exchange Health Checker PowerShell script has a new home: it is now part of the Microsoft CSS-Exchange
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Outlook for Windows Shared Calendar Public Notifications
It is with great excitement that we are announcing that we have graduated the shared calendar improvements in Outlook for Windows out of preview! This
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Difficulty Generating a Memory Dump
My name is Teeda, and I am a Support Escalation Engineer on the Windows Performance Team at Microsoft. This blog post provides several suggestions and
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FAQs from the field on KRBTGT reset
Introduction Recently I had couple of customers asking many questions on KRBTGT account password reset and Microsoft’s recommendations for this, in this article I will
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Why Exchange Server updates matter
It is very important to keep updating your Exchange Servers to a supported Cumulative Update (CU). Simply put, your on-premises environments should always be ready
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April 2021 Microsoft Exchange Server Security Updates
Microsoft has released security updates for vulnerabilities found in: Exchange Server 2013 Exchange Server 2016 Exchange Server 2019 These updates are available for the following
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Native external sender callouts on email in Outlook
We know that some of our customers leverage Exchange transport rules to prepend subject line or insert the message body to show the email is
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March 2021 Quarterly Exchange Updates
Today we are announcing the availability of quarterly servicing cumulative updates (CUs) for Exchange Server 2016 and Exchange Server 2019. These CUs include fixes for
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Windows Admin Center version 2103 is now generally available
Today we are excited to announce the general availability of Windows Admin Center version 2103! A big THANK YOU to the Windows Admin Center community,
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Upcoming changes to mailbox receiving limits: Hot Recipients Throttling
To ensure optimal mail flow performance for all customers and protect the health of Exchange services, Microsoft is updating the way in which we enforce
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Managing deployment of RBCD-Protected User (CVE-2020-16996)
Summary If you use Protected Users and Resource-Based Constrained Delegation (RBCD), a security vulnerability may exist on Active Directory domain controllers. To learn more about
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Basic Authentication and Exchange Online - February 2021
We previously announced we would begin to disable Basic Auth for five Exchange Online protocols in the second half of 2021. Due to the pandemic
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Windows Defender SmartScreen - File and Flash Player blockage problem
SmartScreen has become a part of Windows 10 OS, it was named as Windows Defender SmartScreen. It is useful to protect not just Edge, Internet
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Understanding email scenarios if TLS versions cannot be agreed on with Exchange Online
By now you are hopefully aware of the TLS 1.0/1.1 deprecation efforts that are underway across the industry and Microsoft 365 in particular. Head out
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Enhanced Security Admin Environment Retirement
The Enhanced Security Admin Environment (ESAE) architecture (often referred to as red forest, admin forest, or hardened forest) is a legacy on-premises approach to providing
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The Mysterious Case of the Self-Moving FSMO Roles
Hello all! This is Chris Cartwright from Directory Services. I had a coworker, Eric Jansen, reach out to me from the field and ask about
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Deprecation Notice for Outlook REST API v2.0
Microsoft Graph is the modern API for the Microsoft 365 platform. We make continuous, significant investments in its security, performance, and features to ensure it
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Core Active Directory Internals
Now, there is no possible way to cover every possible detail from every day during the MCM. Consequently, my plan is to cover the concepts
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Exchange News and Announcements - Microsoft Ignite 2020
Today we are announcing that the next versions of Exchange Server, SharePoint Server, Skype for Business Server and Project Server will be available in the
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Manage USB Devices on Windows Hosts
Raven is a Miniature Schnauzer that doesn’t like small critters in the yard unless they can fly. This gives Raven an insurmountable challenge, since my
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SMB Compression: Deflate your IO
Hi folks, Ned Pyle guest-posting today about SMB Compression, a long-awaited option coming to Windows, Windows Server, and Azure. As you know, the growth of
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Microsoft Exchange Updates Release - September 2020 Quarterly
Moin, Today we are announcing the availability of quarterly servicing cumulative updates for Exchange Server 2016 and 2019. These updates include fixes for customer reported
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Dani
Memory Leaks in a Process
My name is Jeffrey Worline, and I am a Senior Support Escalation Engineer on the Windows Performance Team at Microsoft. This blog addresses troubleshooting leaks
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Decrypting the Selection of Supported Kerberos Encryption Types
In recent months Microsoft support has received a lot of questions regarding disabling RC4 for the encryption of Kerberos tickets. If I had to guess
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Microsoft Advanced Threat Protection for Linux
Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (MD ATP) support for Linux with kernel version 3.10.0-327 or later, including the following Linux flavours : Red Hat Enterprise
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December 2019 Quarterly Exchange Updates released
Today we are announcing the availability of quarterly servicing cumulative updates for Exchange Server 2016 and 2019. These updates include fixes for customer reported issues
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