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Users are currently experiencing outage to expected functions inside Microsoft Teams. Vital functions inside the apps like the ability to do calls, video, meetings etc, are broken for a random group of users across a multitude of user groups.
Around where I am based the discussion started to show itself at the end of january. Troubleshoothing has been ongoing since then, with limited results to an acualt fix.
The temporary fix have been around rolling back to version 1.4 for users that have experienced the issues. But, as Teams gets updated automatically, this is very temporary.
There has also not been very clear as to why only some users have been affected.
During the last week or so, this has become more clear.
Read on for details and a temporary workaround until this gets resolved
his is another post to deal with one of thelimitations of the various licensing editions of Windows.
To be specific, there are certain features that are only available if you have an Enterprise or Education edition of Windows.
This post beeing around the limitation of controlling the settings around enforcing and controlling the screen saver on devices via intune.
As always, every problem has a solution, or a viable workaround.
Have been seeing some users getting the following errors when trying to open files from OneDrive for Business.
It doesn’t happen on all files, but for some, no specific event causing the behavior. .
If the user takes a copy of the file giving the error, then opening the copy, works as expected
With Windows 11 pushing its way towards your environment’s devices, you may find the need to hold back this upgrade to some or maybe all your devices, for any reason. Holding back the upgrade can be done via Intune for easy deployment to your devices. Script can be found in the post.
This is just a quick post for an issue with Visma’s “Visma Lønn” application, that it may be nice to be aware of.
In Norway there are a few companies using “Visma Lønn” for payslips etc.
Some users may experience issues when doing some of the processes in the application, especially reports that involve the “Crystal reports” component.
When generating the reports, and when expecting the preview to show inside the application window, the user may get some “random” error messages.
Read on for the cause and workaround
Sometimes its the small things causing problems in IT. Alot of hardware, drivers, software etc, can make a mess of each other. Recently I experienced this with the combination of Citrix Published Applications and a device from Logitech. Read on for details.
When it comes to managing anything within IT, it will always be a good thing to keep things organized, in one way or another. You should also make sure that the way you organize things, is made understandable for others as well (maybe you share the responsibility of management with a group, or may do so in the future).
Make it a habit to creating an organizational model that others can jump in or out of over time, that is logical and understandable by others than yourself. Document the logic/model that is defined, and make sure not to deviate from the actual definition as time goes by.
If you have kept up to date with the many announcements around 365 – spesifically Exchange Online, from Microsoft, you may remember that they announced that end of support for basic authentication were coming to various parts of Exchange Online in 365.
Subscribers of O/M365 should move to using modern authentication, as this is more secure and gives alot of other benefits.
The said date for this change was set to October 13 2020,
FIDO2 security keys are an unphishable standards-based passwordless authentication method that can come in any form factor. Fast Identity Online (FIDO) is an open standard for passwordless authentication. FIDO allows users and organizations to leverage the standard to sign in to their resources without a username or password using an external security key or a platform key built into a device. Read the post to see how you can enable this for your Azure ad and windows 10 devices.
Intune: Setting custom wallpaper and lockscreen on Windows 10 devices with PowerShell and Azure Storage Blobs
Many organizations want to deploy custom branded wallpapers and lockscreens on corporate managed devices. Doing this with Microsoft Intune is natively limited to Windows 10 Enterprise and Education. Follow this guide to see how you can do this with Intune and PowerShell toghether with Azure Storage Blobs.