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Update for Outlook Junk E-mail Filter – November 2014

Microsoft has recently released the November updates for the Outlook 2007/2010/2013 Junk E-mail Filter.

This update provides the Junk E-mail Filter in Microsoft Office Outlook with a more current definition of which e-mail messages should be considered junk e-mail.

The update is available for Outlook 2007, Outlook 2010 (32-bit, 64-bit) and Outlook 2013 (32-bit, 64-bit) or you can use Microsoft Update. As usual the update comes with the corresponding Knowledge Base article:

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Update Rollups for System Center Data Protection Manager

Microsoft recently released Update Rollups for System Center (2012 and 2012 R2) Data Protection Manager.

  • Update Rollup 8 for System Center 2012 Data Protection Manager SP1 – This article describes the issues that are fixed in Update Rollup 8 for Microsoft System Center 2012 Data Protection Manager (DPM) Service Pack 1 (SP1). Additionally, this article contains the installation instructions for Update Rollup 8 for System Center 2012 Data Protection Manager SP1.
  • Update Rollup 4 for System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager – This article describes the issues that are fixed in Update Rollup 4 for Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager (DPM). Additionally, this article contains the installation instructions for Update Rollup 4 for System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager. 

Microsoft Message Analyzer v1.1

Microsoft recently updated Message Analyzer (the successor of Network Monitor) to version 1.1.

Brief Description
Message Analyzer enables you to capture, display, and analyze protocol messaging traffic; and to trace and assess system events and other messages from Windows components.

Overview
Microsoft Message Analyzer (v. 1.1) is the current versioned tool for capturing, displaying, and analyzing protocol messaging traffic and other system messages. Message Analyzer also enables you to import, aggregate, and analyze data from log and trace files. It is the successor to Microsoft Network Monitor 3.4 and Message Analyzer 1.0. Message Analyzer is a key component in the Protocol Engineering Framework (PEF) that was created by Microsoft for the improvement of protocol design, development, documentation, testing, and support. With Message Analyzer, you can choose to capture data live or load archived message collections from multiple data sources simultaneously.
Message Analyzer enables you to display trace, log, and other message data in numerous data viewer formats, including a default tree grid view and other selectable graphical views that employ grids, charts, and timeline visualizer components which provide high-level data summaries and other statistics. It also enables you to configure your own custom data viewers. In addition, Message Analyzer is not only an effective tool for troubleshooting network issues, but for testing and verifying protocol implementations as well.
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Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Management Pack v15.0.652.19

The Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Management Pack has been updated to version 15.0.652.19. This package now features the return of the Guide for System Center Management Pack for Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 as a downloadable Word document.

Brief Description
This management pack includes monitors and rules to effectively monitor Exchange Server 2013 on its performance, availability, and reliability of its server roles.

Overview
Exchange Server 2013 Management Pack Documentation

The Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Management Pack provides comprehensive service health information for your Exchange organization.

    The Exchange 2013 Management Pack is engineered for organizations that include servers running Exchange 2013.

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    Update for Outlook Junk E-mail Filter – October 2014

    Microsoft has recently released the October updates for the Outlook 2007/2013 Junk E-mail Filter.

    This update provides the Junk E-mail Filter in Microsoft Office Outlook with a more current definition of which e-mail messages should be considered junk e-mail.

    The update is available for Outlook 2007 and Outlook 2013 (32-bit, 64-bit) or you can use Microsoft Update. As usual the update comes with the corresponding Knowledge Base article:

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