Removing permissions from a list in MOSS 2007 using PowerShell

Hello Guys, Recently my customer asked me to create a script to remove permissions from a list, specifically it would remove all permissions except for one group that they would designate. Started doing some research and quickly realized that there was no information out there on how to do this, so I did a lot...

Agent Health solution in OMS

Summary: Hi everyone, Nini here, and I’m following up from my last blog post. I am happy to announce that today you are now able to use the Agent Health solution (in public preview) and more easily view visualization of your agent heartbeat events and agent distribution statistics across your environment. This solution was built by...

Office 365 Weekly Digest | Week of August 21 – 27, 2016

MESSAGE CENTER Note: The information below may not be posted to your Office 365 tenant as not all notifications apply to all tenants.   New Feature: Video based Screen Sharing enabled on Skype for Business for Office 365 Posted: August 22, 2016 | Urgency: Normal | Category: Stay Informed | Action: Awareness | Video based...

PowerShell – native on CentOS

as a follow-on to my earlier post, install PowerShell onto Ubuntu, I decided to spin up a CentOS box. easy! POWERSHELL_DOWNLOAD_URL=https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell/releases/download/v6.0.0-alpha.9/powershell-6.0.0_alpha.9-1.el7.centos.x86_64.rpm curl $POWERSHELL_DOWNLOAD_URL –-output powershell.rpm sudo yum install powershell.rpm powershell

Connect and engage with us in the US Partner Community

The new face of business is emerging as companies continue on their digital transformation journeys. With the greater cloud opportunity forecasted by IDC* to reach $500 billion by 2020, Microsoft has aligned its partner program, the Microsoft Partner Network, to provide the resources you need to build and sustain a profitable cloud practice, connect with...

Update: Sysmon v4.12, Autologon v3.1, Sigcheck v2.54, Process Monitor v3.31

Sysmon v4.12 This release of Sysmon, an advanced background monitor that records process-related activity to the event log for use in intrusion detection and forensics, introduces more powerful filtering capabilities, now reports the status of CRL checking and fixes a bug where certain configuration files could cause the driver to blue screen. Sigcheck v2.54 This...

What the PaaS? Bookmark This aka.ms/Azure/PaaS

Comparing and Contrasting Azure PaaS Solutions Well lets just start off in saying that I will not look at everything PaaS.  But we’ll compare and contrast the two PaaS solutions that many companies are looking at today.  We are not going to discuss Cloud Services.  While they are still strong and healthy, Cloud Services are...

Lync Server 2013 Cumulative Update 8 (CU8) Released

Lync Server 2013 CU8 has been released.  It is available for download here. Issues that the August 2016 update fixes KB 3182609 Searching address book fails when SIP address starts with a “+” in Lync Server 2013 KB 3182610 Japanese characters in the subject of a missed call notification message are garbled KB 3182611 You...

Snadná tvorba testů pro žáky je tady!

Pro to, aby bylo možné ve školním prostředí vytvořit snadné a účinné elektronické testování je zapotřebí splnit dvě podmínky. Mít nástroj, ve kterém test (nejčastěji online) vytvořím Mít prostředí, ve kterém je možné test efektivně provést. Co se týče nástrojů pro tvorbu testů, těch je pro školní prostředí dostupných mnoho. Pro školy využívající služby Office 365 to mohou být například...

Recommended sessions for SBC and OEM Resellers at APC

I saw that on the Microsoft Partner Network Blog on MSDN that they are doing session recommendations for the Australian Partner Conference, so I thought I would do my own here. I’ve put multiple options in some slots due to the breadth of solutions that you delivery, but make sure you take a look at the...

Partner Spotlight: eLynx and SM Energy – making energy management more efficient

The Partner Spotlight video series showcases customer stories about how Microsoft US partners are empowering them to achieve more through Microsoft-based solutions. In each video, a customer shares how a partner solution helps them better serve clients, communities, and constituents. SM Energy is an upstream oil and gas company that explore, drill, and produce oil...

Programmatically resetting SCOM Monitors

Resetting SCOM monitors programmatically through the SDK is a useful task and can be used for multiple purposes like Resetting old (outdated) monitor states. For very old monitor states there might be no alert available anymore (because someone closed the alert without fixing the root cause (see post on Alert management scenarios) and maybe even...

How to Create a Ping Response Report from the OpsLogix Ping Mgmt. Pack

During a recent customer visit, I was asked how they could create a report that showed their monitored systems ping status. Since the customer already had OpsLogix installed, the easiest solution looked to be creating a report based on data points that were already being gathered. If you’re looking to create your own ping report,...

Scalability Enhancements in Windows Server 2016

Over on the Windows Server Blog Jeff Woolsey just posted some new information on the hardware scalability enhancements in Windows Server 2016, here’s a table that highlights these improvements.   Windows Server 2012/2012 R2 Standard & Datacenter Windows Server 2016 Standard & Datacenter Physical (Host) Memory Support Up to 4 TB per physical server Up to...

Azure Subscription Migration to CSP

During last month I’ve received a lot of requests regarding traditional Azure subscription migration to CSP model. I see that CSP becomes more and more popular, and a lot of customers prefer CSP against EA/Pay-as-you-go because of its great benefits. It is easy to start using Azure in CSP if you haven’t used Azure before...

Announcing VMware VM Backup using System Center Data Protection Manager

System Center Data Protection Manager (SCDPM) is well recognized in the Industry for protection of Microsoft workloads and environments. It protects key Microsoft workloads such as SQL, SharePoint and Exchange as well as virtual machines running on Hyper-V.  Today, we are announcing support for protection of virtual machines running on VMware platform. This will allow...

Four simple steps to backup VMware VMs using SC DPM

System Center Data Protection Manager (SCDPM) is well recognized in the industry for protection of Microsoft workloads and environments. It protects key Microsoft workloads such as SQL, SharePoint and Exchange as well as virtual machines running on Hyper-V.  Today, we are announcing support for protection of VMware virtual machines. This will allow enterprise customers to...

Ensuring mobile devices are up to date using Microsoft Intune

This post was authored by Chris Green, Senior Program Manager, Microsoft Intune. On August 25th, 2016 Lookout released research, conducted in partnership with The Citizen Lab (Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto), about a sophisticated, targeted, and persistent mobile attack on iOS that uses three zero-day vulnerabilities called “Trident.” When exploited, these vulnerabilities...

How to increase 2000 query result limit and implement query result filtering in the new SCSM HTML5 Self-Service Portal like a boss!!!

Among other great new features in the OOB HTML Portal mentioned here, https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/antoni/2016/04/06/the-new-html5-based-self-service-portal-ssp-in-system-center-2012-r2-service-manager-ur8/ one of those is the fact that query results are not loaded initially with the page: Note, this uses the ‘Raise Incident on Behalf of’ Request Offering example that I documented here a little while ago: http://aka.ms/behalf Required Refresh in new HTML...

(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Office 365 vs Office 2016 vs Office Online

Today’s Tip… Ran across this article. It can help you understand the difference between the options available for purchasing Office or Office 365 or simply use what’s available for free through Office Online. https://support.office.com/en-US/article/What-s-the-difference-between-Office-365-and-Office-2016-ed447ebf-6060-46f9-9e90-a239bd27eb96

Tip o’ the Week 343 – QUIET!!!!

One of the rare regressions from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 was the effective loss of “Quiet Hours”, a feature which persists in Windows 10 Mobile 10 and lets you silence your phone at times when you don’t need to know there’s a conf call in a different time zone to which you’ve been invited,...

Microsoft Office 365 Technical Series

Welcome to Office 365 series, in this post we introduce all Office 365 related series workshop and provide the workshop scheduling. Get started Grow and Manage your Business with Office 365 Internal Use Rights (IUR) Increase your confidence to grow your Office 365 business through implementation of the most popular workloads in your organization by...

Sessions Published For Innovation Days – September 17, 2016

For those of you in Sydney, head on over to register for Innovation Days to hear expert present based on their real world experience in short action packed sessions. Content will focus on the following topics:   Cloud (Private, Hybrid and Public) Identity and Security Collaboration Development Analytics Management and Monitoring For those of you focused...

[Skype] – How to Trial the new features in E5 for Skype for Business

IT Pros – The Skype team will be having a Skype meeting broadcast tomorrow again! This week topic is on Skype for Business – Office 365 Enterprise Tenant Conversion. The Skype team will be discussing the process of how an existing Tenant can trial E5 straight from the O365 Admin Panel.   Details: What: E5...

Got VM Scale Sets? aka.ms/Azure/VMSS

VM Scale Sets enable you to deploy and manage multiple VMs as a set. Instead of provisioning multiple individual VMs, you provision a Scale Set based on an image, just like a regular VM. The Azure platform then provisions and de-provisions VMs based on that image as needed. High availability, load balancing, and scaling are...

SQL MP Run As Accounts – NO LONGER REQUIRED

                 Over the years I have written many articles dealing with RunAs accounts.  Specifically, the most common need is for monitoring with the SQL MP.  I have explained the issues and configurations in detail here:  Configuring Run As Accounts and Profiles in OpsMgr – A SQL Management Pack Example   Later, I wrote...

App-V 5 – Troubleshooting the Client using the Event Logs

Hi all, The App-V event log holds lots of great information but the challenge you my face is you have to jump between logs to figure out what actually happened on the client if errors occur. There are 3 default logs that you can use when troubleshooting, they are the Admin, Operational and Virtual Applications...

Office Web Apps Server 2013 with .NET 4.6+

Problem: When using .NET 4.6+ the Office viewers or op/generate.aspx will not work and give the following “This page can’t be displayed” error. Cause: The new .NET Framework version 4.6 and higher includes a new Just-In-Time (JIT) compiler. Solution: A couple of workarounds are detailed here (https://github.com/Microsoft/dotnet/blob/master/docs/testing-with-ryujit.md#net-framework-46—troubleshooting-ryujit) The easiest workaround identified is to use the following registry...

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