Newsletter – Episode 59

Episode 59 – April 12, 2016


cool pic April Office 365 security and compliance update

Over the last month, the Office 365 team announced the expansion of Customer Lockbox to new workloads and new features coming to Office 365, such as capabilities that improve security management and reduce eDiscovery costs. Read this article to know the key news items from the last several weeks.

cool pic What’s new in Office 365 administration — April update

This article is a summary of the latest updates, including improved search, new usage reports and additional user list management functionality.

cool pic What’s new in Office add-ins + IT admin and deployment updates

In this Microsoft Mechanics episode Jeremy Thake highlights new capabilities announced at Build for both developers and users while demonstrating new deployment options to get add-ins to users directly from the Office 365 admin portal.

cool pic Office at Build 2016 — new opportunities for developers

Read this article to know what was announced at Build 2016 for Office 365 developers: enhancements to the Microsoft Graph, improvements to the add-in model, centralized deployment, and new extensibility features for Skype and Office 365 Groups.

videos & presentations

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Introducing Bulk UPA Custom Profile Properties Update API

This PnP Web Cast is about new Bulk UPA Custom Profile Properties Update API, which enables you to import additional attributes to SharePoint Online user profiles.

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Introducing PnP JavaScript Special Interest Group

In this PnP Web Cast you will concentrate on the Office Developer Patterns and Practices (PnP) Special Interest Group (SIG) for JavaScript.

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Infographic – File type and naming restrictions

Infographic – File type and naming restrictions for SharePoint 2013 and Office365.

blogs & tutorials

Back to Basics with SharePoint 2016

An interview with Microsoft MVP Vlad Catrinescu in Redmond magazine discussing how to think about Microsoft’s newest collaboration server.

Deploying the Office 365 Proxy PAC to manage your users

This blog post describes how to configure your desktop environment to take advantage of the Office 365 Proxy Pac Gen tool to bypass local proxy servers for Office 365 services.

Enable remote access to SharePoint with Azure AD App Proxy

Azure AD App proxy is a simple secure way to facilitate remote access to on-prem applications. SharePoint sites continue to be the top applications that customers integrate with Azure AD application proxy. And given SharePoint’s native Kerberos support, users accessing internal sites remotely through the Azure AD application proxy, can get a seamless single sign-on experience.

Why an open archive API is needed to transfer data between cloud services

In this blog post Tony Redmond shares his thoughts and ideas regarding what should be done by Microsoft to improve the situation with migration and archiving in Office 365.

Managing Office 365 User Licenses with PowerShell – Part 4

The fourth article in a series of posts about managing user licenses in Office 365 with a help of PowerShell.


The next version of RMS Protection Tool is now available!

RMS Protection Tool contains PowerShell cmdlets designed for developers and IT professionals who want to use scripting mechanisms to bulk protect and unprotect documents. The first version was shipped last year and it has been a huge hit with customers and partners alike.

SharePoint Server 2016 Client Components SDK is now avaliable for download

The SharePoint Server 2016 Client Components SDK can be used to enable remote and local development with SharePoint Server 2016.

Replacing stsadm -o sync with PowerShell

Use this powerful PowerShell script to replace (finally) stsadm -o sync command.

SharePoint Utilities – a promising JavaScript Framework

This framework is on Github, it is MIT licensed and contributions are welcome. The core of sharepoint utilities (sputils) is a set of wrappers for Search, TermStore, REST that allow you to be more productive as a developer.

upcoming events & webinars

[REMINDER] The Future of SharePoint

Come celebrate SharePoint and see Jeff Teper, CVP OneDrive and SharePoint, unveil the new vision and roadmap for SharePoint and OneDrive for Business, both on-premises and in the cloud with Office 365. The online event will take place on May 4th, 2016, so be sure to register and add it to your calendar!

[REMINDER] European SharePoint & Office 365 Training Week 2016

Join the European SharePoint and Office 365 Training Week on 11-14 April 2016! There will be 4 live webinars filled with practice-oriented  solutions.

People who worked on this episode

Have a good week!

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Best regards,
Belarus SharePoint Community,
Newsletter Founders.

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