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October 2022 Blog Posts

Microsoft.Graph PowerShell Module 1.14.0 released

Hi All, A few hours ago, Microsoft has released a new Version of the Microsoft.Graph PowerShell Module. Apparently it covers the latest API version and some minor fixe Microsoft.Graph 1.14.0 https://www.powershellgallery.com/packages/Microsoft.Graph/1.14.0 1.14.0 Release Notes https://github.com/microsoftgraph/msgraph-sdk-powershell/releases Let's check the installed Version and what's available on the PowerShell Gallery Get-InstalledModule Microsoft.Graph Find-Module Microsoft.Graph To install the newest Version of the PowerShell Modules and also uninstalling the old Versions, you can use my GitHub Script. It takes a while until all Modules are installed. Wait until "Cleanup finished" is shown. #Run Script directly from GitHub $ScriptFromGitHub = Invoke-WebRequest "https://raw.githubusercontent.com/BohrenAn/GitHub_PowerShellScripts/main/ExchangeOnline/GraphAPI/Cleanup-GraphModules.ps1" Invoke-Expression $($ScriptFromGitHub.Content) To list the Modules you can use the following Command Get-Module Microsoft.Graph* -ListAvailable Let's check how many Commandlets are...

posted @ Friday, October 28, 2022 9:53 AM | Filed Under [ PowerShell ]

Exchange Online Transport Rules with new UI

Hi All, Recently, Microsoft has anounced the retirement of the legacy mail flow rules (also know als Exchange Transport Rules - Short ETR) in classic Admin Center. You can add new Exchange Transport rules in the Exchange Admin Center with the new User Interface (UI) https://admin.exchange.microsoft.com/#/transportrules These are the Options Regards Andres Bohren

posted @ Wednesday, October 26, 2022 2:22 PM | Filed Under [ Exchange ]

Exchange Online Quarantine Notification custom logo finally fixed

Hi All, It has been almost a Year since i first wrote a Blog Post about the Exchange Online Quarantine Policy. I've already mentioned there, that the Custom Logo does not show up. Exchange Online Quarantine Policy https://blog.icewolf.ch/archive/2021/11/05/exchange-online-quarantine-policy.aspx I had several Microsoft Tickets open regarding that Issue as you can see in my Service request history I did see that there was an Open Issue since August in the M365 Admin Center Service Health . It took them almost two Months to fix it. Or almost a year if you consider, that it did not work from the Start (at least in my case). But now,...

posted @ Wednesday, October 26, 2022 11:05 AM | Filed Under [ Exchange ]

Microsoft Teams disable Chat for anonymous users

Hi All, I've seen the Message below in the M365 Message center. I did realize that i did not test that out. So here is the Blog Article about it. In the Teams Admin Center (TAC) you can configure this Setting under "Meetings" > "Meeting policies" > "Participants & guests" > "Chat in meetings" Or if you prefer in PowerShell Get-CsTeamsMeetingPolicy -Identity Global | fl MeetingChatEnabledType To enable Chat exept for Anonymous Users use the following command Set-CsTeamsMeetingPolicy -Identity Global -MeetingChatEnabledType EnabledExeptAnonymous Get-CsTeamsMeetingPolicy -Identity Global | fl MeetingChatEnabledType To test it i have copied the Teams Link into a Browser Guest Profile. Then select "Continue in this Browser". Now...

posted @ Tuesday, October 25, 2022 11:40 AM | Filed Under [ MicrosoftTeams ]

Azure Active Directory Connect 2.1.18.0 released

Hi All, Today i have noticed, that there is a new Version of Microsoft Azure Active Directory Connect available. It fixes just a few bugs and is for Download only - no Autoupdate available. Azure AD Connect: Version release history https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/hybrid/reference-connect-version-history Microsoft Azure Active Directory Connect 2.1.18.0 https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=47594 After Download run the MSI File on your AAD Connect Server. After the Update you can Check the Version also in the M365 Admin Portal Directory sync status https://admin.microsoft.com/#/dirsyncmanagement Regards Andres Bohren

posted @ Tuesday, October 25, 2022 11:24 AM | Filed Under [ Microsoft365 Azure ]

Quarantine Administrator Role is coming to Exchange Online

Hi All, A few days ago, Microsoft has anounced the "Quarantine Admin" Role. In the Future you need to be Member of the "Quarantine Admin" Rolegroup to manage the Quarantine. Manage quarantined messages and files as an admin in EOP https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/security/office-365-security/manage-quarantined-messages-and-files?view=o365-worldwide The "Quarantine Administrator" Role is not yet visible in my Tenant. If you don't want to wait, you can already create a Custom Role like i did here with the "Quarantine" Role and an assigned user. I've logged in as that user. That's what you can see. Quarantine Administrator https://security.microsoft.com/quarantine If you select a Message you can investigate, download and release the Message Regards Andres Bohren

posted @ Friday, October 21, 2022 8:34 PM | Filed Under [ Exchange ]

PowerShell 7.2.7 released

Hi All, Yesterday a new Version of PowerShell 7 stable has been released. Today when i started PowerShell, i saw the following Notice on my Screen. v7.2.7 Release of PowerShell https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell/releases/tag/v7.2.7 After the Download i installed the MSI. As always i added the "Enable PowerShell remoting" Regards Andres Bohren

posted @ Friday, October 21, 2022 9:20 AM | Filed Under [ PowerShell ]

OnePlus 9 Android security patch 2022.09

Hi All, Today i received an update for my OnePlus 9 Android Smartphone. It includes the Android 2022.09 Security Updates. OxygenOS 12 C.65 update for OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro[NA ADDED] https://community.oneplus.com/thread?id=1173217177084887042 After the Install and a reboot it looks like this. Regards Andres Bohren

posted @ Thursday, October 20, 2022 9:04 PM | Filed Under [ UM/Mobile ]

Jabra Direct Update (October 2022)

Hi All, Today, i Jabra Direct bugged me that there is an update available. I am okay with a Message that tells me if there is an update. But why would you inform me every hour? I would not say the Jabra Direct ist that important. Anyway - keeping Software up to date is always a good thing. Jabra Direct Download https://www.jabraheadsets.ch/supportpages/jabra-direct Release notes https://www.jabraheadsets.ch/support/release-notes/release-note-jabra-direct Open Jabra Direct > Updates and hit "Update now" Regards Andres Bohren

posted @ Thursday, October 20, 2022 4:45 PM | Filed Under [ UM/Mobile ]

Azure PowerShell Module Az 9.0.1 released

Hi All, Less than a Week ago, Microsoft has released AZ PowerShell 9.0.0. Now they have again released a new Version 9.0.1. According to the Release Notes there are some breaking Changes and some newer API Versions included. Az 9.0.1 https://www.powershellgallery.com/packages/AZ/9.0.1 Azure PowerShell release notes https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/azure/release-notes-azureps?view=azps-9.0.1 Show Installed AZ Module and what's available in the PowerShell Gallery Get-InstalledModule AZ -AllVersions Find-Module AZ To uninstall all the old Modules and install the new Modules i have written a PowerShell Script that is published at my GitHub Repo. #Run Script directly from GitHub $ScriptFromGitHub = Invoke-WebRequest "https://raw.githubusercontent.com/BohrenAn/GitHub_PowerShellScripts/main/Azure/Cleanup-AZModules.ps1" Invoke-Expression $($ScriptFromGitHub.Content) Show all AZ Modules Get-InstalledModule AZ* Regards Andres Bohren

posted @ Wednesday, October 19, 2022 8:28 AM | Filed Under [ PowerShell Azure ]

Windows 11 22H2 disable weather and news Widget in Taskbar

Hi All, I have recently updated to Windows 11 22H2. In the Taskbar there is the Weather and News Widget i don't use. Here is how to disable it. Right click somewhere on your Taskbar and select "Taskbar settings" from the Contextmenu. Disable "Widgets" - that's all It's gone now 😊 Regards Andres Bohren

posted @ Monday, October 17, 2022 9:55 PM | Filed Under [ Windows ]

Citrix Workspace App for Windows 2210

Hi All, Citrix has released the Citrix Workspace App for Windows 2210 in early October. Citrix Workspace app 2210 for Windows https://www.citrix.com/de-de/downloads/workspace-app/windows/workspace-app-for-windows-latest.html What’s new https://docs.citrix.com/en-us/citrix-workspace-app-for-windows/about.html It's a little weird. In earlyer Versions this screen showed the Informations about the Update. Seems this has changed. Anyway the Update was sucessful. Regards Andres Bohren

posted @ Monday, October 17, 2022 9:49 PM | Filed Under [ Citrix ]

Message Recall Improvement in Exchange Online

Hi All, The Message Recall Feature is based on Outlook Client. Now with millions of Mailboxes in Exchange Online some parts of the Feature can now deployed directly on the Mailbox in Exchange Online. Message Recall in Exchange Online https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=&searchterms=Message%2CRecall Check what's currently set Get-OrganizationConfig | fl RecallReadMessagesEnabled Enable Recall Message on the Server side Set-OrganizationConfig -RecallReadMessagesEnabled $true Get-OrganizationConfig | fl RecallReadMessagesEnabled EAC > Settings > Mail Flow > Message Recall > Allow users to recall messages read by the recipient Recall or replace a sent email https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/recall-or-replace-a-sent-email-8e564127-15a0-4cf6-b974-f2101f5e256e This is how you recall a Mail in Outlook for Windows Regards Andres Bohren

posted @ Friday, October 14, 2022 1:57 PM | Filed Under [ Exchange Microsoft365 ]

Microsoft.Graph PowerShell Module 1.13.0 released

Hi All, A few hours ago, Microsoft has released a new Version of the Microsoft.Graph PowerShell Module. Apparently it covers the latest API version and some minor fixe Microsoft.Graph 1.13.0 https://www.powershellgallery.com/packages/Microsoft.Graph/1.13.0 1.13.0 Release Notes https://github.com/microsoftgraph/msgraph-sdk-powershell/releases Let's check the installed Version and what's available on the PowerShell Gallery Get-InstalledModule Microsoft.Graph Find-Module Microsoft.Graph To install the newest Version of the PowerShell Modules and also uninstalling the old Versions, you can use my GitHub Script. It takes a while until all Modules are installed. Wait until "Cleanup finished" is shown. #Run Script directly from GitHub $ScriptFromGitHub = Invoke-WebRequest "https://raw.githubusercontent.com/BohrenAn/GitHub_PowerShellScripts/main/ExchangeOnline/GraphAPI/Cleanup-GraphModules.ps1" Invoke-Expression $($ScriptFromGitHub.Content) To list the Modules you can use the following Command Get-Module Microsoft.Graph* -ListAvailable Let's check how many Commandlets are...

posted @ Thursday, October 13, 2022 8:36 AM | Filed Under [ PowerShell ]

Smart Meter shows Power usage

Hi All, Last week the local Power Company EWB has installed Smart Meters at my building. Smart Meter: Intelligente Messsysteme für eine nachhaltige Energiezukunft. https://ewb.ch/smartmeter I had to signup to the customerportal first, before the Smartmeter did collect the Data - or at least show it in the Portal EWB KUNDENPORTAL https://kundenportal.ewb.ch/ Now i can see my daily or hourly power consumption. This helps to see what actions did consume a lot of power (like cooking, Microwave etc). Regards Andres Bohren

posted @ Wednesday, October 12, 2022 11:22 PM | Filed Under [ Web ]

Azure PowerShell Module Az 9.0.0 released

Hi All, Today Microsoft has released AZ PowerShell Module 9.0.0. Az 9.0.0 https://www.powershellgallery.com/packages/AZ/9.0.0 Migration Guide for Az 9.0.0 https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/azure/migrate-az-9.0.0?view=azps-8.3.0 Show Installed AZ Module and what's available in the PowerShell Gallery Get-InstalledModule AZ -AllVersions Find-Module AZ AZ is just a Wrapper Module that contains a lot of other Modules Get-InstalledModule AZ* To uninstall all the old Modules and install the new Modules i have written a PowerShell Script that is published at my GitHub Repo. #Run Script directly from GitHub $ScriptFromGitHub = Invoke-WebRequest "https://raw.githubusercontent.com/BohrenAn/GitHub_PowerShellScripts/main/Azure/Cleanup-AZModules.ps1" Invoke-Expression $($ScriptFromGitHub.Content) Regards Andres Bohren

posted @ Wednesday, October 12, 2022 9:28 PM | Filed Under [ PowerShell Azure ]

Exchange Server October 2022 Security Updates released

Hi All, A few hours ago the Exchange Team released Security Updates for Exchange 2016 and 2019. NOTE: The October 2022 SUs do not contain fixes for the zero-day vulnerabilities reported publicly on September 29, 2022 (CVE-2022-41040 and CVE-2022-41082). Released: October 2022 Exchange Server Security Updates https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/exchange-team-blog/released-october-2022-exchange-server-security-updates/ba-p/3646263 Description of the security update for Microsoft Exchange Server 2019 and 2016: October 11, 2022 (KB5019077) https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/topic/description-of-the-security-update-for-microsoft-exchange-server-2019-and-2016-october-11-2022-kb5019077-b5ae8793-5e5c-4faa-972d-9228945973e5 Security Update For Exchange Server 2016 CU23 (KB5019077) https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=104671 Make sure you have the latest CU and Service Pack installed. As noted on top of the Article, you have to apply the Mitigations for September 2022 after the Install. Or check that the Exchange...

posted @ Wednesday, October 12, 2022 12:27 AM | Filed Under [ Exchange ]

MicrosoftTeams PowerShell Module 4.8.0 released as GA

Hi All, Just a few hours ago, Microsoft has released the MicrosoftTeams PowerShell Module 4.8.0 to the PowerShell Gallery. MicrosoftTeams 4.8.0 https://www.powershellgallery.com/packages/MicrosoftTeams/4.8.0 Microsoft Teams PowerShell Release Notes https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/MicrosoftTeams/teams-powershell-release-notes Check installed Module and what's available in the PowerShell Gallery Get-InstalledModule MicrosoftTeams -AllVersions Find-Module MicrosoftTeams As i have two Modules installed i have to uninstall both and then install the current Version of the MicrosoftTeams PowerShell Module Uninstall-Module MicrosoftTeams Uninstall-Module MicrosoftTeams Install-Module MicrosoftTeams Testing Connect-MicrosoftTeams Get-Team Get-CsOnlineUser -Identity a.bohren@icewolf.ch | fl *Ent*,*host*,*voice*, *line* Also Oauth Authentication with Azure AD App and Certificate still works $AppID = "93b64305-ea5b-41f2-be0f-a2235fb91480" #DemoTeamsPS $TenantId = "icewolfch.onmicrosoft.com" $CertificateThumbprint = "07EFF3918F47995EB53B91848F69B5C0E78622FD" #O365Powershell3 Import-Module MicrosoftTeams Connect-MicrosoftTeams -ApplicationId $AppID -TenantId $TenantId -CertificateThumbprint $CertificateThumbprint Get-Team Get-CsOnlineUser -Identity a.bohren@icewolf.ch | fl *Ent*,*host*,*voice*, *line* Regards Andres Bohren

posted @ Tuesday, October 11, 2022 10:52 PM | Filed Under [ PowerShell MicrosoftTeams ]

Kuando Busylight Update October 2022

Hi All, This Week i received an Email with the announcement, that a new Version of Busylight is available. I'v downloaded the ZIP File for Microsoft Teams for Windows https://www.plenom.com/downloads/download-software/ Started the Installation This only tells me that the Software is already running and needs to be stopped in order to update the Software Info Dialog that shows the Version Regards Andres Bohren

posted @ Sunday, October 9, 2022 1:48 PM | Filed Under [ MicrosoftTeams ]

Get-Mailprotection published to PowerShell Gallery

Hi All, My work as a Cloud Engineer is around M365 and Azure. As a Messaging Expert, i often use DNS to Query for diffrent Records like MX, SPF, DKIM, DMARC etc. A while ago, i startet to create a Script that checks all these Settings for a specific Domain. The Script has been published to my GitHub Repo. The Script checks diffrent DNS Records about a Domain - mostly about Mailsecurity Settings. It checks for the following Information DNS Zone Signed (DNSSEC) CAA (Certification Authority Authorization) MX (MailExchanger) MX IP ...

posted @ Saturday, October 8, 2022 3:23 PM | Filed Under [ Exchange PowerShell ]

Outlook Rules Quota

Hi All, Recently i had the following Error Message in Outlook: DE Mindestens eine Regel kann nicht in Microsoft Exchange hochgeladen werden und wurde deaktiviert. Die Ursache sind möglicherweise nicht unterstützte Parameter oder mangelnder Speicherplatz. EN One or more rules couldn't be uploaded to Exchange server and have been deactivated. This could be because some of the parameters aren't supported or there's insufficient space to store all your rules. Let's have a look at the Mailbox and the Rules Quota - it's already set to the Maximum of 256 KB. Get-Mailbox -Identity a.bohren@icewolf.ch | fl RulesQuota To set the Rules Quota, you can use this command Set-Mailbox a.bohren@icewolf.ch -RulesQuota:256kb Microsoft...

posted @ Saturday, October 8, 2022 8:10 AM | Filed Under [ Exchange ]

PowerToys v0.63.0 released

Hi All, There is a new Version of Microsoft PowerToys available Microsoft PowerToys Release v0.63.0 https://github.com/microsoft/PowerToys/releases/tag/v0.63.0 This time i want to Highlight the Textextractor - its an OCR that analyzes the Text in a selected Area The text is copyed to the Clipboard Regards Andres Bohren

posted @ Wednesday, October 5, 2022 10:57 PM | Filed Under [ Windows ]

Git for Windows 2.38.0

Hi All, Just a few days ago, git 2.38.0 has been released. Git Downloads https://git-scm.com/download/win Highlights from Git 2.38 https://github.blog/2022-10-03-highlights-from-git-2-38/ Let's check the GIT Version before the Update git --version Let's check the GIT version after the update git --version Regards Andres Bohren

posted @ Wednesday, October 5, 2022 1:08 PM | Filed Under [ Development ]

MSIdentityTools PowerShell Module v2.0.22 released

Hi All, Just a few Hours ago, the Microsoft has released the Version 2.0.22 of the MSIdentityTools PowerShell Module. MSIdentityTools 2.0.22 https://www.powershellgallery.com/packages/MSIdentityTools/2.0.22 According to the Pull requests only one Minor Update recarding ADFS was made https://github.com/AzureAD/MSIdentityTools/pulls?q=is%3Apr+is%3Aclosed Check installed PowerShell Module Version and what is available in the PowerShell Gallery (Needs to run "As Administrator") Get-InstalledModule MSIdentityTools Find-Module MSIdentityTools Uninstall the Old PowerShell Module and install the newest one Uninstall-Module MSIdentityTools -Force Install-Module MSIdentityTools -Force Get-InstalledModule MSIdentityTools Show the commands from the Module Get-Command -Module MSIdentityTools Let's check out the command "Resolve-MsIdTenant" Connect-MgGraph Resolve-MsIdTenant -TenantValue icewolf.ch Regards Andres Bohren

posted @ Wednesday, October 5, 2022 11:47 AM | Filed Under [ PowerShell ]

Microsoft.Graph PowerShell Module 1.12.3 released

Hi All, A few hours ago, Microsoft has released a new Version of the Microsoft.Graph PowerShell Module. Apparently it covers the latest API version and some minor fixes. Microsoft.Graph 1.12.2 https://www.powershellgallery.com/packages/Microsoft.Graph/1.12.3 Release Notes https://github.com/microsoftgraph/msgraph-sdk-powershell/releases Let's check the installed Version and what's available on the PowerShell Gallery Get-InstalledModule Microsoft.Graph Find-Module Microsoft.Graph To install the newest Version of the PowerShell Modules and also uninstalling the old Versions, you can use my GitHub Script. It takes a while until all Modules are installed. Wait until "Cleanup finished" is shown. #Run Script directly from GitHub $ScriptFromGitHub = Invoke-WebRequest "https://raw.githubusercontent.com/BohrenAn/GitHub_PowerShellScripts/main/ExchangeOnline/GraphAPI/Cleanup-GraphModules.ps1" Invoke-Expression $($ScriptFromGitHub.Content) Let's check Get-InstalledModule Microsoft.Graph Get-InstalledModule Microsoft.Graph* Let's check how many Commandlets are available. It's quite impressive right? Get-Command -Module Microsoft.Graph* | measure Regards Andres...

posted @ Wednesday, October 5, 2022 9:51 AM | Filed Under [ PowerShell ]

Outlook for Windows Signature cloud settings

Hi All, Now it's finally have come true: Signatures from Outlook for Windows and OWA are shared. M365 Roadmap Signature cloud settings https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=&searchterms=signature%20cloud%20settings Let's check the Signatures on my Outlook for Windows Client You can have multiple Signatures in Outlook And they are now available in Exchange Online OWA Sadly Outlook Mobile does not support it. Or not yet - don't know. But that would be much appreciated if signatures would be consistent across Clients. It has been a long ride, as you can see here https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/outlook/quot-outlook-for-windows-signature-cloud-settings-quot-more/m-p/3454619#M11783 Regards Andres Bohren

posted @ Monday, October 3, 2022 9:37 PM | Filed Under [ Exchange Microsoft365 ]

Outlook for Windows - External Mails are marked better

Hi All, It's been a while since i activated External Mails in Exchange Online Set-ExternalInOutlook -Enabled $true I have not updated my Office Version since last week. But when i restarted Outlook today a saw a new "External" Tag in the Message Overview. Seems to be there was a Change on 10. September 2022 On the Message itself - it's still the same Tip In OWA nothing changed and it looks still the same Regards Andres Bohren

posted @ Monday, October 3, 2022 4:58 PM | Filed Under [ Exchange Microsoft365 ]

New Drivers for Surface Laptop

Hi All, I have recently checked if there are new Drivers for my Surface Laptop 3. You need to know if you have an Intel or AMD Based device. I've checked in System Information Run > msinfo32 Download drivers and firmware for Surface https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/surface/herunterladen-von-treibern-und-firmware-f%C3%BCr-surface-09bb2e09-2a4b-cb69-0951-078a7739e120 Regards Andres Bohren

posted @ Sunday, October 2, 2022 1:04 PM | Filed Under [ Windows ]

Exchange Server Zero-Day - Emergency Mitigation Service applied URL Rewrite

Hi All, On 29. September Microsoft reported Zero-Day Vulnerabilities in Exchange Server and published the Advisory below. Customer Guidance for Reported Zero-day Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange Server https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/exchange-team-blog/customer-guidance-for-reported-zero-day-vulnerabilities-in/ba-p/3641494 Customer Guidance for Reported Zero-day Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange Server https://msrc-blog.microsoft.com/2022/09/29/customer-guidance-for-reported-zero-day-vulnerabilities-in-microsoft-exchange-server/ I was wondering if the Exchange Server Emergency Mitigation Service kicked in. But until FR Evening 30 September there was just the default Rule https://blog.icewolf.ch/archive/2021/09/29/exchange-server-emergency-mitigation.aspx ."C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V15\scripts\Get-Mitigations.ps1" When i checked today, a new Rule has been deployed ."C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V15\scripts\Get-Mitigations.ps1" You can see the Rule in the XML that is the...

posted @ Saturday, October 1, 2022 8:53 AM | Filed Under [ Exchange ]

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