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O365 Weekly Digest - 12/30/2019

Every week I'll be posting a quick summary of O365 updates included in the admin weekly digest email that you can sign up for via the admin Message Center: https://admin.microsoft.com/AdminPortal/Home#/MessageCenter - these emails include items posted to the message center over the last week and come out every Monday.

Updates:

  • Kaizala is getting and updated to its custom actions for Consent Flow (Roadmap ID: 59705)
  • Outlook for Android is getting a new discover office files feature (Roadmap ID: 58733)

Admin Updates:

  • What's New Management can now be seen by the Office Apps admin role (Roadmap ID: 60009)
  • Dynamics 365 is deprecated some cipher suites in May
  • New Kaizala Admin Role(Roadmap ID: 59706)

Email Text

Dec 27
Updated Feature: Consent flow for custom Kaizala Action
Major Update: Announcement started
We’re updating Kaizala custom Actions to require user consent.We'll begin rolling this out to customers in late January 2020.The rollout will be completed in early February.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 59705.
Dec 24
New Feature: Office What's New management adds Office Apps admin role, Semi-annual Channel
Changes are coming to the Office What's New management Preview.We are rolling this out customers in mid-January 2020.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 60009.
Dec 24
New Feature: Discover Office files in Outlook for Android
We are adding additional intelligent technology to the Search experience in Outlook for Android with the Discover capability, powered by Microsoft Graph.We will roll out Discover for Outlook for Android early January 2020 to Office 365 Monthly Channel customers.Discover in Outlook for iOS is already available to production customers (MC185652).This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 58733.
Dec 23
Important Information About Your Microsoft Dynamics 365 Service
Dynamics 365 – Removal of SHA1 and TLS_RSA cipher suites – Action needed To comply with Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.2 security protocol, we are deprecating support the following SHA1 cipher suites on our Dynamics 365 servers starting in January 2020. "TLS_ECDHE_RSA_WITH_AES_128_CBC_SHA” "TLS_ECDHE_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CBC_SHA” "TLS_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CBC_SHA” "TLS_RSA_WITH_AES_128_CBC_SHA” We are also deprecating the following TLS_RSA cipher suites from our Dynamics 365 servers starting in May...
Dec 23
Updated Feature: Kaizala administration roles
Major Update: Announcement started
Act By: Feb 01
We’re updating the Kaizala administrative roles. The Kaizala Administrator role will be the primary management role starting February 2020.We expect to complete the roll out by the end of January 2020.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 59706

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