In today’s corporate environment IT administrators typically need to manage many different remote systems but it’s important to know the gaps in these offerings too.
Amazon recently announced a new pricing model for its EC2 Spot Instance offering, which makes it easier to purchase spare AWS compute power with fewer service interruptions than before.
Because I told you so, this edition of Short Takes looks Microsoft’s future in cloud gaming, Intel’s plans to fix security flaws, Microsoft’s new bug bounty, Samsung’s rocky year, and much more.
Microsoft upgraded their EOP anti-spoofing capabilities inside Office 365, which is good, but they didn’t tell anyone. The first users knew was when they started to receive messages stamped with “the sender failed our fraud detection checks” – something that is never assuring. This only applies to ATP customers, but it’s not the first time Microsoft has failed to communicate important news.
In today’s Ask the Admin, Russell Smith shows you how to get started with the Chocolatey package manager for Windows.
Exchange Online has two new PowerShell cmdlets to help administrators recover deleted email on behalf of users. You can now search for deleted items and recover found items without having to sign into a user’s mailbox, something that will be popular with both administrators and users alike. The joy of helping users find email they deleted and can’t find themselves…
Aidan Finn shows you how to deploy the “public” version of App Service Environment (ASE), where the app services are shared through a single, simple public IP address.
Microsoft is adding two new regions to its cloud platform while also turning on services in other countries as products begin to reach general availability at new data centers.
Even though Teams only turned one this week, the company has begun testing a PWA version of the platform with a small group of users.
Learn a few of the best practices that businesses today are using for the hybrid cloud to make sure you get the most bang for your buck.
Owners of Office 365 Groups can delete groups if they want. Some don’t like this as it means that SharePoint site collections, teams, and plans are removed. The simple membership model used by Office 365 Groups is the cause, and while you cannot stop owners deleting their groups, you can take action to detect and recover deleted groups if necessary.
In this Ask the Admin, Russell Smith shows you how to use the file resource and manage permissions on files and folders.
Microsoft has unveiled the features roadmap for its Teams platform which includes further Cortana integration, Cloud recording and a lot more.