Tip of the Day: Network Failure Detection

Today’s Tip… Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V and Windows Failover Clustering are enhanced to better detect network connectivity issues for virtual machines. If the physical network assigned to the virtual machine suffers a failure (such as a faulty switch port or network adapter, or a disconnected network cable), the Windows Failover Cluster will move the…

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Tip of the Day: Cross-Release Save-Restore

Today’s Tip…. A few tips ago (actually a few months ago) I mentioned the Cross Version Live Migration in Windows Server 2012 R2.? This allows virtual machines to be live migrated from Windows Server 2012 to Windows Server 2012 R2.? Another use of this functionality is ‘Cross Version Save Restore’.? That is, you can put…

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Tip of the Day: WAAD Premium

Today’s (Cloud) Tip…WAAD Premium We recently started Previewing Windows Azure Active Directory Premium. Starting out, we are providing the following features: Self-service password reset for users: Whenever employees forget their password, Windows Azure AD gives them a self-service way to reset their password rather than having to call your helpdesk. (Note: Today we are previewing…

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Tip of the Day: Express Route

Today’s (Cloud) Tip…Express Route Microsoft and AT&T are working together to deliver a highly-secure and reliable cloud solution that will allow enterprise customers to connect to Microsoft’s public cloud platform using a private network.  Who is the target customer? The solution is best suited for enterprises that are looking to extend the use of existing…

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Tip of the Day: Check the health of your Office 365 service on the go

Today’s (Cloud) Tip…Check the health of your Office 365 service on the go Office 365 service administrators can connect to their organization's Office 365 service status from wherever they are with the Office 365 Admin app. The new app enables administrators to view service health information and maintenance status updates from their mobile device. They…

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Tip of the Day: Windows Azure Import/Export Service for Moving Large Amounts of Data to Blob Storage

Today’s (Cloud) Tip…Windows Azure Import/Export Service for Moving Large Amounts of Data to Blob Storage You can use the Windows Azure Import/Export service to transfer large amounts of file data to Windows Azure Blob storage in situations where uploading over the network is prohibitively expensive or not feasible. You can also use the Import/Export service…

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Tip of the Day: Calendar and Folder Delegation in OWA

Today’s (Cloud) Tip…Calendar and Folder Delegation in OWA Let's say you're about to go on vacation and you don't want to distract yourself from your fun, so you've decided to turn work email off on your phone and leave your laptop at home for this trip. Even though you're off having a good time, it's…

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Tip of the Day: Lync Online Sign-in Guided Walkthrough

Today’s Tip…. This week, we will focus on guided walkthroughs available for Office 365. Now, the Office 365 mail flow Guided Walkthrough and the Office 365 Outlook Connectivity Guided Walkthrough have been out for a while. The Lync Online Sign-in Guided Walkthrough was recently released. We've made it easy to allow Office 365 administrators to…

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Tip of the Day: Office 365 Outlook Connectivity guided walkthrough

This week, we will focus on guided walkthroughs available for Office 365. One of the highest call drivers in Office 365 is around Outlook connectivity. Users cannot connect to their user mailbox, archive mailbox, or shared mailbox in Office 365. We've made it easy to allow Office 365 administrators to help diagnose Outlook connectivity issues…

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Tip of the Day: Office 365 mail flow guided walkthrough

Today’s Tip… This week, we will focus on guided walkthroughs available for Office 365. One of the highest call drivers in Office 365 is around mail flow. Either users cannot send or receive email. We've made it easy to allow Office 365 and on-premises administrators diagnose mail flow issues for their users.  To start troubleshooting…

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