Active Directory group policies, also called Group Policy Object (GPO), are one of my core topics. I have a lot to do with this in various projects and as a Microsoft trainer. As a result, I have accumulated a number of templates and links. This link collection should make your search a little easier. Only templates of the respective manufacturers or projects are listed here. I have deliberately avoided third-party guidelines.
New lifecycle information on Windows 11 and Office 2021
Now that Windows 11 is officially available, the support dates are also known. Therefore, I have extended the life-cycle diagrams to include Windows 11 and Microsoft Office 2021.
Microsoft 365 Licence Plans
With Microsoft 365, there are various plans, and you don’t always find the one you are looking for. Here is an overview of various Microsoft 365 plans, some with the order links behind them. These links are affiliate links, which means we get a commission without changing the costs. This helps us to run this blog and create content.
A new home for the downloads
After my download solution annoyed me a few times, I outsourced the download. The new home for the downloads is GitHub. This also makes it easier for me to maintain and update.
What’s new in the Windows 10 LTSC and Office LTSC lifecycle?
Microsoft is changing its product life cycle for the Long Term Servicing Channel (LTSC) for Office and Windows. Some will still know the LTSC version as LTSB. Previously, this Windows 10 version, which was not intended for office environments, had a life cycle of 10 years. Microsoft Office LTSC, also known as Microsoft Office 2016 and Microsoft Office 2019) also had 10 years at the beginning, but this has already been reduced to 7 years with MS Office 2019
Changes in Windows 10 Insider and Office channels
The Windows 10 Insider and Office Insider programs are again subject to changes. On Windows, rings will become channels, so it will be adapted to the Microsoft Edge Chromium Browser. This will also be the case for Microsoft teams. Microsoft Office already had channels, but the names and some other details will change.
New names for Office 365 and Microsoft 365
Microsoft is once again changing something in the Office 365 product portfolio. But this time, in my opinion, for the better. There are also new products for private persons, more about that later, but more important are the changes for companies. These are primarily name changes, whether for good or bad is a matter of personal opinion. Already in the past, customers have often mixed up the names.
Setting up Office 365 – Part 2
This article is part of my migration from my old Office 365 to my new Microsoft 365 Tenant. It is also about setting up Office 365, the other Microsoft 365 topics will follow later. I also have written this article intentionally so that it can also be used for setup outside of a migration scenario. Part 1 was about choosing the right edition, setting up the account and configuring the domains and DNS.
Setting up Office 365 Part 1
This article is part of my migration from my old Office 365 to my new Microsoft 365 Tenant. It is also about setting up Office 365, the other Microsoft 365 topics will follow later. I also have written this article intentionally so that it can also be used for setup outside of a migration scenario.
Preparing the mail flow for the Office 365 migration
This article is part of my migration journey from my old Office 365 to my new Microsoft 365 Tenant. This article is about mail traffic during the migration and how to avoid data loss.
In May 2015 I have already written the article “Migration from one Office365 Tenant to another Office365 Tenant“. I will adopt and adapt the relevant parts from the old article here.