Office – An alert is displayed when BCC recipients reply to all

The Outlook version coming with the Office Click To Run is now showing a notification when a blind carbon copy (Bcc) recipient is reply to all. The notification alerts the user he receive the mail he is replying to as a blind copy and so if he replies to all, all other recipients will know he received the original email.  

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SCCM – Updated client customization interface

With the latest update for SCCM Current Branch, the customization of the Software Center has been updated to provide a better administrator customization experience. With this update, when you customize your Software Center you have an immediate preview of the change – you are not obliged anymore to deploy the customization to test it You can also showing/hiding unapproved application and/or installed applications in the Software Center. By default, installed…

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Azure – You can now connect to Azure Virtual Machine using serial console

It has been a long waited capability; but now, you can connect to an Azure virtual machine using serial console to perform virtual machine boot troubleshooting. As if you had a direct screen/keyboard attached to the server in the Azure datacenter. This is currently in preview. To take advantage of it, there are few prerequisites: For Windows virtual machine created prior to March 2018, you need enable the Serial Administration…

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SCCM – You can now install multiple application at once from the Software Center

With the latest SCCM Current Branch update, end-user can now install multiple applications at once from the Software Center. To do so, just ensure you have deployed the latest SCCM client (5.00.8634.1007) and launch the Software Center. Then just enable the multi-select mode, check the box before all the applications you want to install and finally hit Install selected NOTE if the Software Center is showing the applications in Tile…

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SCCM – You can now choose to automatically upgrade superseded application

The latest update for SCCM Current Branch (updated version 5.00.8634.1000) is now available. As usual, if you want to force the detection and deploy it earlier you can use the script available here https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/ConfigMgr-1802-Enable-4c8c0003. But that’s not what I want to announce. As part of this update, you have the choice to automatically upgrade any superseded application or not By default, the option to automatically upgrade the application is unchecked.…

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OneDrive for Business – Shared by me view

A new view is being deployed on OneDrive for Business to help you identify all content you have shared. This new view is simply called Shared by me (as you would imagine ) To access this view, logon to your OneDrive for Business space using a web browser and reach the Shared view On top you will see 2 views: Shared with me and Shared by me   Then, you…

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Office 365 – IMPORTANT NOTICE – Office documents will now open in Edit mode in the browser

This is going to be a potential issue. An update is being deployed (already done for First release tenant) which is going to open Office document in Edit mode when you use the web browser (the Office Online license). You need to communicate to your end-users to be careful when opening an Office document with the web browser (and inform your support team).

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Teams – You can recover deleted channel from Teams

After allowing administrator to recover deleted Teams, Microsoft Teams has been updated and now allows you (and I mean end-user here) to recover deleted Teams channel for up to 21 days after the channel has been deleted. To recover a channel, the Teams owner needs to go to the Teams settings (Manage Team) Then you go to the Channels tab and open the Deleted group to select the channel to…

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Teams – You can now invite non corporate user as guest

You may already know it has been possible to invite external users to your Microsoft Teams but this was limited to corporate account – meaning external users with Office 365 account. Now, this has been finally extended to allow you to invite also external users with Microsoft Account. NOTE please note the updated feature is being rolled out with an estimated completion date at the end of March. Off course,…

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