December 2018 CU for SharePoint Server 2016 is available for download

The product group released the December 2018 Cumulative Update for SharePoint Server 2016 product family. Be aware that only a language independent fix was released with December 2018 CU. The latest language dependent fix was released with October 2018 CU. This CU also includes Feature Pack 1 which was released with December 2016 CU and…

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When Creating a New Resource or Role in Windows Server 2012 R2 Failover Cluster, the Network Name Fails to Come Online or Failed to Create Associated Computer Object in Domain

___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR OUR READERS! AskPFEPlat is in the process of a transformation to the new Core Infrastructure and Security TechCommunity, and will be moving by the end of March 2019 to our new home at https://aka.ms/CISTechComm (hosted at https://techcommunity.microsoft.com). Please bear with us while we are still under construction! We will continue bringing…


Exchange 2013 CU22 Released

Exchange 2013 CU22 has been released to the Microsoft download centre!  Exchange 2013 has a different servicing strategy than Exchange 2007/2010 and utilises Cumulative Updates (CUs) rather than the Rollup Updates (RU/UR) which were used previously.    CUs are a complete installation of Exchange 2013 and can be used to install a fresh server or to…


Exchange Online – Modern Authentication and Conditional Access Updates

We’re constantly improving the security of Office 365 products and services. Modern Authentication and Conditional Access are two of the best ways of ensuring that your clients can take advantage of authentication features like multi-factor authentication (MFA), third-party SAML identity providers, and are implementing automated access control decisions for accessing your cloud apps based on…


Who should we interview next for Interview with a Wiki Ninja?

I’m going to list some folks (in order of the number of total authored articles), and then please leave comments with more ideas of who we should interview! Then I’ll also leave comments on this blog post as we get the interviews done. This is a sequel of sorts to these previous blog posts: Sunday Surprise: Interview…

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Unable to RDP to Virtual Machine: CredSSP Encryption Oracle Remediation

This blog is being migrated to www.solveazure.com and will be decommissioned once the content has been moved. ETA 2/28/2019 Please use www.solveazure.com for updated and continuous content.  ================================================================================================================= This specific post has moved to https://solveazure.com/2018/05/11/unable-to-rdp-to-virtual-machine-credssp-encryption-oracle-remediation/  =================================================================================================================


Monitoring Exchange Online User Client Access and Usage with Graph, PowerShell and Power BI

Introduction As a Tenant Admin of an Office 365 Exchange Online organization, have you ever needed to monitor who, what, and where someone is connecting to your Exchange Online resources, like accessing mailboxes on mobile devices? I ran into this request a few weeks ago, from one of my customers. After hours of research, and…


The Microsoft Hybrid Agent Public Preview

Update 4/9/2019: to read about additional features released in the Hybrid Agent, please go here. The moment you’ve all been waiting for has arrived! We are pleased to announce the Microsoft Hybrid Agent for Exchange Server is now available for preview! We talked in some depth about the Hybrid Agent back at Ignite 2018 in…


How to work with Inactive Mailboxes

It usually starts with the following question: Is there a way to release the license of an Exchange Online user that left the company, but at the same time, keep the mailbox content? To get this done, we have a feature called Inactive mailboxes, but as we have seen some of our customers being a…


Announcing Compatibility Certification of SQL Server 2012 and SQL Server 2012 SP1 with Dynamics AX 2009 SP1

Dynamics AX In-Market Engineering Team is proud to announce the following compatibility of released version of Dynamics AX with SQL Server 2012 and SQL Server 2012 SP1. Required Hotfix with KB Number: 2836535  This KB is included in RU8 found here.    Microsoft Product Dynamics AX Versions SQL Server 2012 and SQL Server 2012 SP1 Dynamics…