Author: Jesse Weeks

#AzureAD Connect Health for Sync is now GA!

Howdy folks! Today I’m happy to get to share the news that Azure AD Connect Health for Sync is now Generally Available (GA)! Connect Health for ADFS has been one of the most rapidly adopted Azure AD capabilities we’ve ever built so…

Schedule meetings faster with FindTime—a Microsoft Garage project

FindTime is an add-in for Outlook that helps you come to consensus on a meeting time across companies. Have you ever spent more time deciding when to meet than actually meeting? FindTime offers intelligent suggestions on what days and times…

Troubleshooting Azure VPNs

In today’s Ask the Admin, I’ll show you how to enable VPN gateway diagnostics and download the resulting logs from Azure storage. A site-to-site VPN enables you to securely connect your on-premise network to the Azure cloud, enabling users to…

Sign in page branding and cloud user self-service password reset for Office 365

Paul Andrew is technical product manager for Identity Management on the Office 365 team. Today we are adding two Identity and Access Management features to the Office 365 subscription, which were previously only available with an additional Azure Active Directory…

Backup and Restore DHCP with Failover Configuration – Server 2012 +

The DHCP service has evolved with its own in-built failover capability starting Windows Server 2012. With this coming into the picture, how can one go about backing up the DHCP server service with the failover configuration parameters as well? This…

An early look at Cortana integration with Office 365

Office 365 is about helping you be more productive so you can make the most of every moment. We believe the future of productivity involves technology that is truly personal and can work on your behalf. This belief is a…

Massive security flaw in Swift keyboard software may threaten millions of Samsung Galaxy phones

Have a Samsung Galaxy device? Chances are it has a security flaw that lets attackers install malware on it or eavesdrop on your calls, and there’s nothing you can do about it. Chicago-based security firm NowSecure has published a report…

Microsoft Released Windows Update Fix

For anyone with a third party Windows Update solution and even some with Microsoft’s own WSUS solution, last month could have caused an serious performance decrease (memory and CPU utilization very high using process svchost.exe) during windows update scanning for…