Upgrading AD Connect to v1.1.443.0

Hi all!

If you want to upgrade AD Connect v1.1.380.0 to the latest version (1.1.443.0) follow the below steps:

Open Azure AD Connect

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Will apear the wizard where you need to accept EULA. Push on Continue.

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Wizard will notify you that you will upgrade AD Connect. Push on upgrade button.

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On the Connect to Azure AD step insert a Global Admin user an push on Next.

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On the Connect to AD DS section indicate a Domain Admin and push Next.

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Once on the Configure Step select Start the sync process when configuration completes and push Upgrade.

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A few minutes the upgrade will finish. Push Exit.

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Regards!

Force Online Archive when main mailbox is full

Hi!

These days I am migrating from GMail to Exchange Online and I have found that if the user fills his main mailbox and you enable archiving this does not go into action at same moment, yo noeed to wait for 30-60 minutes.

For this you have to force it from powershell with the following command:

Start-ManagedFolderAssistant –Identity <mailbox>

archive

Regards

 

Windows Server 2016 Published!

Hello!

This week Microsoft has published the last version of Windows Server, Windows Server 2016 and with a lot of improvements.

On the below link you can read more about!

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server-docs/get-started/what-s-new-in-windows-server-2016-technical-preview-5

And here a link to a free book.

https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/microsoft_press/2016/09/26/free-ebook-introducing-windows-server-2016/

Regards!

Update Rollup 1 for System Center Configuration Manager current branch, version 1606 available

Hello!

Our folks of ConfigMgr Product Team relased an Update Rollup for the 1606 version of Current Branch.

Here is the announcement:

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/configurationmgr/2016/09/07/update-rollup-1-for-system-center-configuration-manager-current-branch-version-1606-is-now-available/

And here the specifications of what improve/fix:

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3186654

Regards!

Federation with ADFS 3.0 and SNI Support

Hello!!

Some times I found problems with mobile devices trying to authenticate to ADFS when these are managed by Intune+ConfigMgr.

The problem is that exists a problem with the SNI.

Below I put a link where is well explained.

https://newsignature.com/articles/federation-adfs-3-0-sni-support

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/applicationproxyblog/2014/06/19/how-to-support-non-sni-capable-clients-with-web-application-proxy-and-ad-fs-2012-r2/

Regards

Available Update 1606 for System Center Configuration Manager

Hi!

Good news! yesterday was announced the availability of ConfigMgr Current Branch 1606. This is not a minor update and comes with a lot of improvements focused on Security, Device Management, ConfigMgr Monitoring, Service and Updates Node options, Application management, etc…

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/enterprisemobility/2016/07/22/now-available-update-1606-for-system-center-configuration-manager/

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-US/library/mt752488.aspx

Some of new features are:

  • Windows Information Protection (formerly EDP) features allow you to create and deploy information protection policy, including the ability to choose your protected apps and define your EDP-protection level.

 

  • Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection features enable the ability to on-board and off-board Windows 10 clients to the cloud service and view agent health in the monitoring dashboard (requires a Windows Defender ATP tenant in Azure).

 

  • Windows Store for Business Integration allows you to manage and deploy applications purchased through the Windows Store for Business portal for both online and offline licensed apps.

 

  • Windows Hello for Business policies for domain-joined Windows 10 devices managed by the Configuration Manager client.

 

More info about Current Branch:

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt622084.aspx

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/enterprisemobility/2016/06/30/the-fastest-customer-upgrade-to-configmgr-ever/

Regards!