Understanding the relationships between UCMA Trusted Application objects

Author: Zack Campbell, Service Engineer, Microsoft Skype for Business Online Services I was recently engaged by the owner of multiple high-visibility and business-critical UCMA Trusted Applications, requesting my assistance to replace the Trusted App Computers associated to a large list of Endpoints. I didn’t know the full backstory, but apparently their servers were VMs, hosted…


Office 365 Weekly Digest | September 3 – 9, 2017

Welcome to the September 3 – 9, 2017 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. New to the Office 365 Roadmap this week are a new Meetup calendar app available on Android (and already launched), and an update to the Service Health Dashboard which will allow customers using the Multi-Geo capabilities in Office 365 to…


Office 365 Weekly Digest | August 27 – September 2, 2017

Welcome to the August 27 – September 2, 2017 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. New to the Office 365 Roadmap this week are Yammer and Sway features that are currently in development. Also note that the previously planned feature for App Launcher customization tools has been cancelled. There are no new events in this week’s…


Developing an Office 365 Skype for Business Cost Analysis

When assisting customers planning to upgrade or replace existing telecom services, I am often asked about reliability, security, overall value, and costs associated with Microsoft Office 365 Skype for Business. After answering the reliability and security questions about the Microsoft Cloud, I then focus the discussion on trying to understand the existing costs and telecom…


Porting Cloud PSTN Telephone Numbers Between Office 365 Tenants

For organizations using the rich telecom and PBX features in Office 365 Skype for Business, a question often received by Microsoft is how to port (transfer) telephone numbers from one Office 365 tenant to another. The process is far easier and faster than you may imagine. The information required for Office 365 tenant number transfer…


Tip o’ the Week 392 – distract with GIFs

We’re all used to file formats being associated with programs and the data they work with. Some, like .TXT, have been around for so long and are so cross-platform, they transcend association with any one application, whereas .PPT will always be PowerPoint – though that app has gained notoriety in such phrases as “Death by…


Gérer Meeting Migration Service (MMS)

Meeting Migration Service (MMS) est un service de Skype for Business Online qui s’exécute en arrière-plan et effectue automatiquement des mises à jour de réunions Skype pour les utilisateurs. Il dispense l’utilisation de Meeting Migration Tool qui devait être exécuté par chaque utilisateur migré vers Skype for Business Online. MMS s’exécute en cas de migration vers Skype…


モバイル端末へのパスワード保存禁止の設定方法について – カスタム ポリシー利用方法その 2 –

こんにちは、Skype for Business Online/Microsoft Teams  担当の宮崎 悦子です。 Skype for Business のカスタム ポリシーで、モバイル アプリにはパスワードを残さないという設定をする方法をご紹介いたします。   設定内容 Skype for Business のモバイル アプリにて、サインインするためのパスワードをモバイル側に残さない設定を、ユーザーごとに適用可能です。   設定手順 1. Windows PowerShell を使用して Skype for Business Online へ接続します 2. “AllowSaveCredentials” のパラメーターを $false に設定した新規のモバイル ポリシーを作成します <コマンド> New-CsMobilityPolicy <ポリシー名> – AllowSaveCredentials:$false   3. 対象のユーザーへ作成したポリシーを割り当てます <コマンド> Grant-CsMobilityPolicy <UserPrincipalName> -PolicyName <ポリシー名> * 上記で設定したポリシーがユーザーに反映されるまでには 2 ~ 5…


Office 365 Weekly Digest | August 6 – 12, 2017

Welcome to the August 6 – 12, 2017 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. Please see this page for details on a change regarding the inclusion of Message Center notification details in these weekly posts. There’s a new section for the Office 365 Weekly Digest – Office 365 Roadmap. This is intended to highlight…


Tip o’ the Week 391 – Smile, control your emoticons

“Smileys” have been around in one form or another for a surprisingly long time. The use of the original 🙂 smiley goes back 35 years, but written symbolism to convey emotion goes back to the 17th century, maybe even in the days of Lincoln. In modern times, the smiley has evolved; after the grinning yellow…