Spotlight Spotlights for week 40

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Spotlight Spotlights for week 39

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News Exchange 2016 CU7

Cumulative Update 7 for Exchange 2016 is now available for direct download. It contains a minimum requirement change, 2 documented new fixes, and all previously released fixes and security updates for Exchange 2016.

  • Active Directory Forest Functional Level must be 2008R2 or later.
  • KB4040754: “Update UseDatabaseQuotaDefaults to false” error occurs when you change settings of user mailbox in Exchange Server 2016
  • KB4040121: You receive a corrupted attachment if email is sent from Outlook that connects to Exchange Server in cache mode

This release includes no new updates to the Active Directory Schema.

Compatibility with .Net 4.7.1 will be added to CU8. Support for .NET 4.7.0 will be skipped as .NET 4.7.1 will be released soon.

Download: Cumulative Update 7 for Exchange Server 2016 (KB4018115)
Download: Exchange Server 2016 CU7 UM Language Packs
View: Description of Cumulative Update 7 for Exchange Server 2016
View: Blog post of the Exchange Team about CU7 for Exchange Server 2016

News Exchange 2013 CU18

Cumulative Update 18 for Exchange 2013 is now available for direct download. It contains 4 documented new fixes or improvements and all previously released fixes and security updates for Exchange 2013.

  • This update includes the latest time zone updates.
  • KB4040755: New health monitoring mailbox for databases is created when Health Manager Service is restarted in Exchange Server 2013
  • KB4040121: You receive a corrupted attachment if email is sent from Outlook that connects to Exchange Server in cache mode
  • KB4040120: Synchronization may fail when you use the OAuth protocol for authorization through EAS in Exchange Server 2013

This release includes no new updates to the Active Directory Schema.

Compatibility with .Net 4.7.1 will be added to CU19. Support for .NET 4.7.0 will be skipped as .NET 4.7.1 will be released soon.

Download: Cumulative Update 18 for Exchange Server 2013 (KB4022631)
Download: Exchange Server 2013 CU18 UM Language Packs
View: Description of Cumulative Update 18 for Exchange Server 2013
View: Blog post of the Exchange Team about CU18 for Exchange Server 2013

Downloads Office Cheat Sheets for Outlook

The following downloads provide a quick overview of the basic functions in Outlook across all platforms.

Outlook for Windows

Outlook for Mac

Outlook on the Web (OWA)

Outlook for Android

Outlook for iOS

Spotlight Spotlights for week 37

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News Outlook 2016 Security Update for September 2017

A Security Update has been released for Outlook 2016. In addition to resolving the vulnerabilities, it also contains 8 documented improvements and fixes.

Most notable fixes and improvements are:

  • Defense-in-depth update as mentioned in Security Advisory ADV170015. This is a general security update that is not specific to any current exploit.
  • Introduces the RequireADAL Registry value to prevent Outlook from connecting to Exchange servers that do not use ADAL.
  • When you try to add data to a profile through the Mail Applet in Control Panel, you receive the following error message;
    • An unknown error occurred, error code: 0x8000ffff.
  • After you mark an item as read in an IMAP folder in Outlook 2016, the item is changed to unread.

View: Download information for KB4011091

Note: This update can be installed via Microsoft Update or the Update Now button when you are using Office 365 and updates Outlook to version 16.0.4588.1000 (msi-based installation) or 16.0.8326.2107 (Office 365 based installation) or 16.0.8201.2193 (Office 365 Deferred Channel installation).

News Outlook 2013 Security Update for September 2017

A Security Update has been released for Outlook 2013. In addition to resolving the vulnerabilities, it also contains 1 documented fix.

  • Defense-in-depth update as mentioned in Security Advisory ADV170015. This is a general security update that is not specific to any current exploit.
  • Third-party MAPI application may freeze at shutdown.

View: Download information for KB4011090

Note: This update can be installed via Microsoft Update or the Update Now button when you are using Office 365 and updates Outlook to version 15.0.4963.1000.