Another update (11/19/2013): further evolution of Office 365 services makes creation of distribution and security groups even easier, plus there's now an option of creating a dynamic distribution group (click here for more information): Update (08/06/2012): a clear sign of Office 365 evolving along the same lines as other agile cloud services - small incremental features and minor new functionality are being delivered almost continuously and, unlike important major service updates, without much fanfare. For example, there's no need to resort to using PowerShell to setup mail-enabled security groups anymore, it can now be done at creation using management portal: Those managing Office 365 ( O365 ) tenant via the Microsoft Online Services Portal ( MOS Portal ) interface would notice that there are two distinct group entities: Security Groups: can be created via MOS Portal (main portal page>Management>Security Groups) and used for assigning
Drumbeat - provides information as well as technical and sales resources for Office 365. From partnering with Microsoft, to building up your sales and technical readiness, to adopting proven methodologies for successful deployment - you will find lots of good information and many helpful links there. Here's a quick sample of topics covered: The Customer Decision Framework is Microsoft's selling methodology designed to help partners sell Office 365 to their customers. Office 365 FastTrack is Microsoft's new, 3-step pilot and deployment methodology designed so customers experience service value early in the sales cycle with a smooth path to advance from a pilot to deployment.
Unified Access Gateway (UAG) 2010 Service Pack 4 (SP4) has been out for a while. Another much anticipated update which brings support for Windows 8.1, IE11, etc. Download the Service Pack here Review release notes here Read through the installation instructions here After performing the upgrade test UAG functionality from the client side, on a number of occasions the following error has been reported - "Forbidden Directory, Listing Denied Error code 403.14". If you find yourself among the unlucky few, read through the following post ; which applies, even though it references a different update. Here are the steps outlined in the post with a minor modification (steps 7-8): Open Forefront UAG management on the UAG server Open/Explore the Trunks under the HTTP and/or HTTPS connections Right click each Trunk and select Disable Save and Activate the UAG configuration Right Click the trunks again and select enable Save and Activate the Configuration again Open the