Office Web Apps and Yammer News

Microsoft made some key announcements yesterday about the Office Web Apps, http://blogs.office.com/b/office365tech/archive/2013/11/06/collaboration-just-got-easier-real-time-co-authoring-now-available-in-microsoft-office-web-apps.aspx The first being that real-time co-authoring is now available for Word, PowerPoint and Excel Web Apps. Now you will be able to see in real-time the changes the other users are making inside of a document, presentation or spreadsheet as they are being.…

Microsoft Windows Azure PowerShell updated

Microsoft updated Azure PowerShell on Thursday, November 7, 2013 with version 0.7.1.  If you have an older version you might want to upgrade using the link below. https://github.com/WindowsAzure/azure-sdk-tools/releases Regression fixes Get-AzureWinRMUri cannot return the correct port number (#2056) New-AzureVM fails when creating a VM with a domain join provisioning (#2055) ACL for endpoints broken (#2054)…

WAAD DirSync now supports install on DC

On Monday, Microsoft released a new version of the Windows Azure Active Directory (WAAD) Directory Sync (DirSync) Tool that can now be installed on a domain controller, http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/18429.windows-azure-active-directory-sync-tool-version-release-history.aspx This has been something that has been asked for probably ever since the first version of the Office 365 DirSync tool was released. One of the main…

Notes on the Dell EqualLogic management pack

I’ve ran into multiple times that I’ve needed to track these notes down so the following are my high level notes on what I’ve seen related to the Dell EqualLogic management pack. Download the software from: http://en.community.dell.com/techcenter/systems-management/w/wiki/4120.dell-equallogic-storage-management-pack-suite.aspx It is required to install the main Dell management pack first. You have to discover the network device…