Update for Outlook Junk E-mail Filter – May 2015

Microsoft has recently released the May 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 updates come with the corresponding Knowledge Base article:

Update for Outlook Junk E-mail Filter – April 2015

Microsoft has recently released the April 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 updates come with the corresponding Knowledge Base article:

Update for Outlook Junk E-mail Filter – March 2015

Microsoft has recently released the March 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 updates come with the corresponding Knowledge Base article:

Cumulative Update and Update Rollups for Exchange 2013/2010/2007

The latest Cumulative Update for Exchange Server 2013 and Update Rollups for Exchange Server 2007 and 2010 were recently made available to download.

Cumulative Update 8 for Exchange Server 2013 (KB3030080)
Cumulative Update 8 for Exchange Server 2013 resolves issues that were found in Exchange Server 2013 SP1 since the software was released. This update rollup is highly recommended for all Exchange Server 2013 customers.
KB Articles: KB3030080

Update Rollup 9 For Exchange 2010 SP3 (KB3030085)
Update Rollup 9 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 3 (SP3) resolves issues that were found in Exchange Server 2010 SP3 RU8 since the software was released. This update rollup is highly recommended for all Exchange Server 2010 SP3 customers.
For a list of changes that are included in this update rollup, see KB3030085.
This update rollup does not apply to Exchange Server 2010 Release To Manufacturing (RTM), Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 2 (SP2).
For a list of update rollups applicable to Exchange Server 2010 RTM , Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 2 (SP2), refer to the Knowledge Base article KB937052.

Update Rollup 16 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3 (KB3030086)
Update Rollup 16 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3 (SP3) resolves issues that were found in Exchange Server 2007 SP3 since the software was released. This update rollup is highly recommended for all Exchange Server 2007 SP3 customers.
For a list of changes that are included in this update rollup, see KB3030086.
This update rollup does not apply to Exchange Server 2007 Release To Manufacturing (RTM), Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2).
For a list of update rollups applicable to Exchange Server 2007 RTM , Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2), refer to the Knowledge Base article KB937052.

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New Office Visio Stencil – January 2015

The January version of the New Office Visio Stencil was recently made available to download.

Brief Description
These stencils contain more than 300 icons to help you create visual representations of Microsoft Office or Microsoft Office 365 deployments including Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, Microsoft Lync Server 2013, and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013. The zip file now includes both stencil sets from 2012 and 2014.

Overview
Creating visual representations of your Microsoft Office and Office 365 architectures, including Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, and Lync is a helpful way to communicate your deployment. These Visio stencils provide more than 300 icons — many depicting servers, server roles, services and applications — that you can use in architecture diagrams, charts, and posters. These icons are primarily centered around deployments of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, Microsoft Lync Server 2013, and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 as well as hybrid Office 365 deployments of aforementioned technologies.
The zip file now includes both stencil sets from 2012 and 2014.

Cumulative Update and Update Rollups for Exchange 2007/2010/2013

Microsoft recently released a Cumulative Update (CU) for Exchange 2013 and Update Rollups (UR) for Exchange 2007 and 2010.

At this time you probably heard that UR 8 for Exchange 2010 had to be pulled up, but it has been re-released, so the discovered problems should be fixed now.

  • Cumulative Update 7 for Exchange Server 2013 (KB2986485)
    Cumulative Update 7 for Exchange Server 2013 resolves issues that were found in Exchange Server 2013 SP1 since the software was released. This update rollup is highly recommended for all Exchange Server 2013 customers.
  • Update Rollup 8 v2 For Exchange 2010 SP3 (KB2986475)
    Update Rollup 8 v2 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 3 (SP3) resolves issues that were found in Exchange Server 2010 SP3 RU7 since the software was released. This update rollup is highly recommended for all Exchange Server 2010 SP3 customers.
    For a list of changes that are included in this update rollup, see KB2986475.
    This update rollup does not apply to Exchange Server 2010 Release To Manufacturing (RTM), Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 2 (SP2).
    For a list of update rollups applicable to Exchange Server 2010 RTM , Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 2 (SP2), refer to the Knowledge Base article KB937052.
  • Update Rollup 15 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3 (KB2996150)
    Update Rollup 15 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3 (SP3) resolves issues that were found in Exchange Server 2007 SP3 since the software was released. This update rollup is highly recommended for all Exchange Server 2007 SP3 customers.
    For a list of changes that are included in this update rollup, see KB2996150.
    This update rollup does not apply to Exchange Server 2007 Release To Manufacturing (RTM), Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2).
    For a list of update rollups applicable to Exchange Server 2007 RTM , Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2), refer to the Knowledge Base article KB937052.

Update for Outlook Junk E-mail Filter – December 2014

Microsoft has recently released the December 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:

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:

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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