Thunderbird 60 and Nexus365 calendars

It has been brought to our attention that a recent update to Thunderbird – bringing the version number up to v60 – has the unfortunate side-effect of breaking Nexus365 calendars. Experimentation within the Nexus team has shown that the only calendar … Continue reading

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Linux and Microsoft Teams

The fifth most-requested feature for Teams is a client for Linux. This simple request has garnered over five thousand votes since it was first posted two years ago. Since Microsoft are slowly moving away from Skype clients, pushing communications functions … Continue reading

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Nexus365 and iOS support

Apple have never been as clear as Microsoft regarding the timeline over which their software will be officially supported. However as a general rule the current version of the operating system, and the one immediately preceding it, can be considered … Continue reading

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Nexus365 and TLS – update to TLS1.2!

Microsoft are planning to discontinue support for the older 1.0 and 1.1 versions of Transport Layer Security (TLS) in Microsoft Office 365 from the end of October 2018. TLS is the successor to the (now deprecated) Secure Sockets Layer  protocol which … Continue reading

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Outlook 2016 slow when connecting to Nexus Exchange

We’ve had reports from some Nexus users that Outlook 2016 can appear to hang while trying to make a connection to our Exchange servers. The reported delay is between thirty and forty seconds, after which the connection is established and … Continue reading

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OnTheHub renewals…

When the University first signed up for the OnTheHub service plenty of University members went there to obtain free or discounted software. When asked to register, they used their official email address – after all, why wouldn’t you? Some time … Continue reading

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Nexus365

The Nexus team are trying things out. My mailbox is now just a tad larger than it was yesterday. Isn’t this number a lovely sight? 🙂

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BlackBerry decline continues

The Nexus Blackberry Enterprise server is licensed for 378 BlackBerry devices. And, back in 2010, we needed every last one of those licences. Today things are very different. After a lengthy process contacting users and removing those who had given … Continue reading

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Nexus’ BlackBerry Enterprise Server

Early last week an email was sent to all Nexus BlackBerry users whose devices had not made contact for at least three months. The responses (or non-delivery reports!) from those people have allowed a further clean-up of inactive users. Following this work … Continue reading

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Office 365, viral tenancies, and side effects

All of the University’s domain names have to be added to Office 365 in order to use them with the service. This process has been hampered both by the sheer number of domains in use here and Microsoft’s decision to … Continue reading

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