Sunday, May 1, 2016

Published: Skype for Business Hybrid Handbook, Version 2.0

It's here! Six months after the initial release of the Skype for Business Hybrid Handbook, I have published Version 2.0 to the TechNet Gallery. Oh, and the best part: it's still FREE!



So, what prompted Version 2.0? Well, I knew when I created this book, and had it pointed out afterwards, that I chose an area within the Skype for Business product that would be a frequently changing and evolving beast, which would in turn be difficult to keep up with in book form. This was proven to be very true, and so to keep the content relevant, frequent updates are necessary. The last 6 months have had a large number of fairly major changes in the Skype for Business Hybrid realm, and so it was definitely time to get a new version out there.

What's new?

Azure AD Connect 1.1

Chapter 6 covered the Azure AD Connect portion of configuring a hybrid environment, and with the release of Azure AD Connect 1.1, there were a few changes. Not only were there functional changes, but the screenshots themselves were not fully up to date. On top of this change, the Office 365 Admin Portal Preview is in full swing, so I wanted to get some of those shots in there as well.

Cloud Connector Edition

Cloud Connector Edition was still being called "Min Topology" when the first version of the book was released, and there was much uncertainty about what it would be exactly. All this time later, CCE has been released to General Availability, and people are beginning to kick the tires on it. This was clearly a Skype for Business hybrid scenario that should be accounted for in the book! Here is a preview of one of the diagrams I made for the new Chapter 13 of the of the book:


General House-Cleaning

Besides these more notable updates, there was a lot of grammar cleanup to be done, and just some other rough spots that needed to be smoothed over. Now that Chapter 13 is present, I am sure I will have to go back through and clean up some grammar or punctuation that I missed. That is where all of your awesome feedback comes in handy! ;-)

Well, I hope you are able to use the link above (below the first picture) to grab the latest and most relevant copy, and that it continues to be of use! If you haven't downloaded a copy in the first place, again, it's FREE, and I really appreciate the feedback. If you like it enough, please feel free to share it!

Stay techy, my friends!

103 comments:

  1. I just see the post i am so happy the post of information's.So I have really enjoyed and reading your blogs for these posts.Any way I’ll be subscribing to your feed and I hope you post again soon.

    ccna training in chennai Tnagar

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Hi, Great.. Tutorial is just awesome..It is really helpful for a newbie like me.. I am a regular follower of your blog. Really very informative post you shared here. Kindly keep blogging. If anyone wants to become a .Net developer learn from Dot Net Training in Chennai. or learn thru ASP.NET Essential Training Online . Nowadays Dot Net has tons of job opportunities on various vertical industry.
      or Javascript Training in Chennai. Nowadays JavaScript has tons of job opportunities on various vertical industry.

      Delete
  2. There is definately a great deal to know about this subject. I like all of the points you've made.
    Company Formation Hong Kong

    ReplyDelete
  3. Worker versus Self employed entity - I say this since it's a major point with IRS and state offices and insurance agencies.site web

    ReplyDelete
  4. This is such a great resource that you are providing and you give it away for free. Read More

    ReplyDelete
  5. It’s my first time to visit this site & I’m really surprised to see such impressive stuff out there.
    find more info

    ReplyDelete
  6. This is my first time i visit here and I found so many interesting stuff in your blog especially it's discussion, thank you. http://cheapinsurersinyourstate.com/

    ReplyDelete
  7. On the off chance that took after effectively, independent companies can profit colossally from the intensity of web-based social networking advancements.company registration germany

    ReplyDelete
  8. This comment has been removed by the author.

    ReplyDelete
  9. It takes a great deal of time to know all areas of your business and make sure they are working correctly. It's an endless process.find out here

    ReplyDelete
  10. For helpful tips on employee timesheets, time tracking apps, and workforce management software, you should visit this blog: employee time tracking software blog

    ReplyDelete
  11. however what frequently happens is that an organization will put a huge amount of cash into the improvement of a worker just to have the individual leave the organization and begin working for a contender. courses in singapore

    ReplyDelete
  12. The length of your record as a consumer can influence your credit endorsement adversely or emphatically. employee satisfaction

    ReplyDelete
  13. This is a nice article here with some useful tips for those who are not used-to comment that frequently. Thanks for this helpful information I agree with all points you have given to us. I will follow all of them.
    python Online training in chennai
    python Online training in bangalore
    python interview question and answers

    ReplyDelete
  14. All the points you described so beautiful. Every time i read your i blog and i am so surprised that how you can write so well.
    Online DevOps Certification Course - Gangboard
    Best Devops Training institute in Chennai

    ReplyDelete
  15. I am so proud of you and your efforts and work make me realize that anything can be done with patience and sincerity. Well I am here to say that your work has inspired me without a doubt.
    Data Science Course in Indira nagar
    Data Science Course in btm layout
    Python course in Kalyan nagar
    Data Science course in Indira nagar
    Data Science Course in Marathahalli
    Data Science Course in BTM Layout

    ReplyDelete
  16. Whoa! I’m enjoying the template/theme of this website. It’s simple, yet effective. A lot of times it’s very hard to get that “perfect balance” between superb usability and visual appeal. I must say you’ve done a very good job with this.

    Best AWS Training in Chennai | Amazon Web Services Training in Chennai
    Learn Amazon Web Services Tutorial |Best AWS Tutorials For Beginners
    Best AWS Interview Questions And Answers
    Best AWS Training in Chennai | No.1 AWS Training Institute in Chennai Velachery, Tambaram, OMR

    ReplyDelete
  17. Thanks for sharing this valuable information.Its more useful to us.its very interesting to know the blog
    with clear vision.

    linuxhacks
    Guest posting sites

    ReplyDelete
  18. Thank you for benefiting from time to focus on this kind of, I feel firmly about it and also really like comprehending far more with this particular subject matter. In case doable, when you get know-how, is it possible to thoughts modernizing your site together with far more details? It’s extremely useful to me
    angularjs-Training in pune

    angularjs-Training in chennai

    angularjs Training in chennai

    angularjs Training in chennai

    angularjs-Training in tambaram

    angularjs-Training in sholinganallur

    angularjs-Training in velachery

    ReplyDelete
  19. Bills of exchange can be discounted at the banks. This provides cash to the holder of the bill which can be used to finance immediate needs.forex scalping

    ReplyDelete
  20. Got big winnings at once? Then come to us and get even more. best slot casino Win more with us.

    ReplyDelete
  21. I really like your blog. You make it interesting to read and entertaining at the same time. I cant wait to read more from you.
    Data science course in bangalore

    ReplyDelete
  22. Thanks for giving great kind of information. So useful and practical for me. Thanks for your excellent blog, nice work keep it up thanks for sharing the knowledge.
    dining room interior designer in noida

    ReplyDelete
  23. nice work keep it up thanks for sharing the knowledge.Thanks for sharing this type of information, it is so useful.
    Epoxy Grout manufacturer

    ReplyDelete
  24. It's interesting that many of the bloggers to helped clarify a few things for me as well as giving.
    Most of ideas can be nice content.The people to give them a good shake to get your point and across the command.

    Java training in Bangalore|best Java training in Bangalore

    ReplyDelete
  25. This is a nice article here with some useful tips for those who are not used-to comment that frequently. Thanks for this helpful information I agree with all points you have given to us. I will follow all of them.

    Have you been thinking about the power sources and the tiles whom use blocks I wanted to thank you for this great read!! I definitely enjoyed every little bit of it and I have you bookmarked to check out the new stuff you post
    rpa training in bangalore
    best rpa training in bangalore
    rpa training in pune

    ReplyDelete
  26. On the off chance that it just serves the general population of that town and can possibly become further, a dismissal is fast approaching.
    https://www.techpally.com

    ReplyDelete
  27. All are saying the same thing repeatedly, but in your blog I had a chance to get some useful and unique information, I love your writing style very much, I would like to suggest your blog in my dude circle, so keep on updates.
    microsoft azure training in bangalore
    rpa training in bangalore
    best rpa training in bangalore
    rpa online training

    ReplyDelete
  28. led для любых целей можете найти у нас на сайте Ekodio

    ReplyDelete
  29. Thanks for sharing such a great blog... I am impressed with you taking time to post a nice info.
    Mobile App Development Company in India

    ReplyDelete
  30. I want to tell you how cool I spend my free time on this site is just super genteel play online casino A bunch of slots and slot machines. Many people can even meet someone and of course have fun

    ReplyDelete
  31. I feel happy about and learning more about this topic. keep sharing your information regularly for my future reference. This content creates a new hope and inspiration with in me. Thanks for sharing article like this. the information which you have provided is better then other blog.
    IELTS Coaching in Dwarka mor

    ReplyDelete
  32. So, whether you want a construction site fencing or pet cage or livestock panel, get in touch with us to discuss your requirement. bluestone suppliers melbourne

    ReplyDelete
  33. Let's be honest,click over here it is not easy growing a successful business, but if you use these 3 factors to your advantage then your business will stand out.

    ReplyDelete
  34. The exact opposite thing you need is weight from loan bosses. יחסי ציבור באינטרנט

    ReplyDelete
  35. This will at that point additionally spread your business resources (the things you transport) in case of misfortune or harms following an accident.
    used car dealerships near me

    ReplyDelete
  36. Understudies that need to progress toward becoming lawyers need to effectively finish the right measure of tutoring. lawyers specializing in medical malpractice

    ReplyDelete
  37. Thusly, you can win the core of your clients and they would consistently what your services and they will likewise suggest you with their family, companions and partners which will leave you of having an ever increasing number of clients. man and van surrey

    ReplyDelete
  38. Usually I never comment on blogs but your article is so convincing that I never stop myself to say something about it. You’re doing a great job Man,Keep it up.
    best canada education consultants in delhi

    ReplyDelete
  39. Guarantee the evacuation organization you have picked is accessible on your moving day.Removal Company South East London

    ReplyDelete
  40. All it plays of requests and want what make you to take up the extra money related weightMichael | Your Money Geek

    ReplyDelete
  41. Great post! I am actually getting ready to across this information, is very helpful my friend. Also great blog here with all of the valuable information you have. Keep up the good work you are doing here.
    Advertising Agency
    3d Animation Services
    Branding services
    Web Design Services in Chennai
    Advertising Company in Chennai

    ReplyDelete
  42. Representative records can contain things like worker's government managed savings number and financial balance data. removals kensington

    ReplyDelete
  43. Good information here. I really enjoy reading them every day. I’ve learned a lot from them.Thanks so much for sharing this information. Greatly help me being a newbie.
    mobile app services in Delhi NCR Php Web Development Company in India

    ReplyDelete
  44. amazing post. I read it and it clear my problems. it`s helpful to resolve my problem. I know you are an expert in this subject so can you please more blogs on this. for more you can visit us

    Tour and travels in India

    ReplyDelete
  45. Great post! I am actually getting ready to across this information, It's very helpful for this blog.Also great with all of the valuable information you have Keep up the good work you are doing well.
    Tour and Travel agents in Delhi NCR
    Best Tour Operator in India

    ReplyDelete
  46. Thanks for Sharing This Article.It is very so much valuable content. I hope these Commenting lists will help to my website
    best angular js online training
    angular js online training
    top angular js online training

    ReplyDelete
  47. Thanks for giving great kind of information. So useful and practical for me. Thanks for your excellent blog, nice work keep it up thanks for sharing the knowledge.
    Tour and Travel agents in Delhi NCR
    Best Tour Operator in India

    ReplyDelete
  48. Individual expulsions are a significant stressor, there's a plenty of assignments that should be viewed as either side of the physical evacuations.Moving Companies London

    ReplyDelete
  49. This blog is really cool, I’m so lucky that I have reached here and got this awesome information.
    Best Lawyers in Delhi NCR
    Property Lawyer in Delhi
    Civil Lawyers in Delhi

    ReplyDelete
  50. Nice post...Thanks for sharing...
    RPA Training in Bangalore - Marathahalli | RPA Training Institutes | RPA Course Fees and Content | RPA Interview Questions
    - ECare Technologies located in Marathahalli - Bangalore, is one of the best RPA Training institutes with 100% Placement support. RPA Training in Bangalore provided by RPA Certified Experts and real-time Working Professionals with handful years of experience in real time RPA Projects.

    ReplyDelete
  51. Your info is really amazing with impressive content..Excellent blog with informative concept. Really I feel happy to see this useful blog, Thanks for sharing such a nice blog..
    Best travel and tour operators in Africa
    Travel and tour companies in Ghana, Africa

    ReplyDelete
  52. The measure of experience they have decides the productivity of work they will give. Experience additionally brings trust. removal company near me

    ReplyDelete
  53. Thank you for taking the time to publish this information very useful! I've been looking for books of this nature for a way too long. I'm just glad that I found yours. Looking forward for your next post. Thanks :). We are top business consultancy services uk providing high quality academic sample papers, organizational research and expert business reports. Join us as a freelance researcher
    We are providing best business consultancy services uk

    ReplyDelete
  54. A monthly accountant will provide you with a profit and loss sheet, balance statement, and accurate account reconciliation every month, ensuring that you have the financial information you need to make the best choices for your company.mississauga condos for sale

    ReplyDelete
  55. This is an amazing blog. Your blog is really good and your blog has always good thank you for information. Visit here: Mobile app development company UK.

    ReplyDelete
  56. Superb post, we enjoyed each and everything as per written in your post. Thank you for this informative article because its really helpful, I really like site.
    For any Testing and Measuring Instruments in delhi

    ReplyDelete
  57. SAP ABAP Training in Bangalore with 100% placement. We are the Best SAP ABAP Training Institute in Bangalore. Our SAP ABAP courses are taught by working professionals who are experts in.

    sap abap training in bangalore

    sap abap courses in bangalore

    sap abap classes in bangalore

    sap abap training institute in bangalore

    sap abap course syllabus

    best sap abap training

    sap abap training centers

    ReplyDelete
  58. Nice blog,I understood the topic very clearly,And want to study more like this.
    Data Scientist Course

    ReplyDelete
  59. Deal with the composing style, be succinct however not brief and surely not all that tedious that tiredness calls. Project Management Software

    ReplyDelete
  60. An interesting discussion is definitely worth comment. I do believe that you should publish more on this subject matter, it may not be a taboo subject but usually people don't speak about such subjects. KBC Lottery Winner 2020 To the next! Cheers!!

    ReplyDelete
  61. We are the best and most experienced moving company abu dhabi that provide best movers and packers abu dhabi service at very moderate price.

    ReplyDelete
  62. I am looking for and I love to post a comment that "The content of your post is awesome" Great work!

    data science course

    ReplyDelete
  63. RC MOVERS PACKERS is famous for Home movers Dubai and Office movers Dubai that can provide comprehensive solutions for residential and commercial relocation services in your areas. We have top-level staff who are very talented and very honest in house movers Dubai and office movers Dubai fields. They provide a complete solution for all kinds of relocation services in your locality. So if you need a house, office, and villa movers service then call us 0522730064.

    ReplyDelete
  64. This is most informative. Thank you so much for giving this information to me.
    Cyber Security Training
    Elasticsearch Training
    AWS Devops Training
    AlterYX Training

    ReplyDelete
  65. SAVE YOUR HOME provides quality work and service of Handyman services in Dubai by expert’s handyman teams. We are a successful company at home maintenances and we have many employees. Our handyman teams are able to handle any types of electrical issues very quickly with safety and security. Our handyman teams can complete your job and have a piece of mind that all will be done correctly as required. Find our handyman services call us.
    Handyman services
    Handyman services in Dubai
    Handyman Dubai

    ReplyDelete
  66. Best Corporate Video Production Company in Bangalore and top Explainer Video Company in Bangalore , 3d, 2d Animation Video Makers in Chennai.
    Indeed, completely agree that corporate video production matters a lot to boost your company and business.

    ReplyDelete
  67. We are the extremely well company of Office movers Dubai. We have years of experienced moving teams who can help you to shift from one place to another place. Our staffs are very honest and knowledgeable in relocation fields. Our friendly teams provide you the finest services that match up to the level of the customers' expectations.

    ReplyDelete
  68. Writing, like great art requires much more than knowledge and education. A great writer is born as opposed to ""made"" and you are a great writer. This is excellent content and interesting information. Thank you.
    SAP training in Mumbai
    Best SAP training in Mumbai
    SAP training institute Mumbai

    ReplyDelete
  69. Your article has piqued my interest. This is definitely a thinker's article with great content and interesting viewpoints. I agree in part with a lot of this content. Thank you for sharing this informational material.
    SAP training in Kolkata
    Best SAP training in Kolkata
    SAP training institute in Kolkata

    ReplyDelete