What I’m hoping to see at Ignite 2018

As Microsoft Ignite 2018 nears, I am busy preparing my schedule for the week.  Part of that preparation is planning for discussions I would like to have with product group members, MVPs, and other peers.  I also have some other things that I either think (hope) will happen, or at least want to hear more about.  Without further ado, here are 5 things I’m either hoping for or looking forward to at Ignite this year: Continue reading

MS Teams: Archiving – What you need to know

A few weeks back, June 26th specifically, Microsoft announced archival functionality for Teams.  Archiving a Team does just what you’d expect by keeping the Team itself, but freezing changes to preserve the current state of the data.  There are a couple of things that I found interesting, and good to know before you get started.

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Azure Sign-In Error Code 50140

While troubleshooting an issue recently, I noticed failures showing up in the Azure Sign-In Activity panel with a sign-in error code 50140.  The error code gave the following details:

Failure reason

This error occurred due to ‘Keep me signed in’ interrupt when the user was signing-in. Open a support ticket with Correlation ID, Request ID, and Error code to get more details.

This was happening for a variety of single-sign on enabled applications.  Upon testing, the user logged in and was prompted with KMSI as expected.  They experienced no trouble either when selecting Yes or No to the prompt.  After opening a case with Microsoft, and reaching out to someone on the inside, both confirmed that this was more of an anomaly in the logs and could be safely ignored.  It sounds like this will soon either be resolved or changed to an Informational message instead.

MSTeams Tip: Forms on the fly survey

Microsoft Teams continues to get new functionality and I saw a nice addition just the other day.  The ability to quickly create a survey in a channel conversation without leaving the app or even adding Forms as a new tab makes collaboration with your team more seamless.

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MS Teams – Disabled Private Chat Bug

If you find that you have a need to disable private chat in Microsoft Teams, be aware that you may run into some challenges while it is disabled and if you need to enable it again.

Scenario

  • Private chat in Teams is enabled, and in use by users.
  • Private chat is then disabled for a period of time in the admin portal.
  • After a period of time, private chat is then enabled again.

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