You have all these users in Active Directory, how do you enable them for Communications Server? Read this article to find out.
In this article you’ll find out how to set telephony options in Communications Server PowerShell. The PowerShell options don’t quite map to the Communications Server Control Panel options, so this isn’t quite a simple as it might seem. But – for the most part – we make it seem pretty simple.
Do you want to type commands at the command prompt, or write scripts to carry out those same commands? With Windows PowerShell, you no longer have to choose.
Keeping track of the status of a lot of contacts can be a bit trying on a system. It might be a good idea to limit the celebrity status of some of your users by limiting the number of contacts they can have at once.
You may never have imagined just how easy it could be to manage administrator privelages. Or maybe you did. The Microsoft Communications Server team certainly did, and RBAC is the result. Take a look at this introduction to see.
You probably have more than 21 things on your list of things you need to do today. Well, make room for one more: read the list of 21 User Information Commands to Run Before You Die.
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There are over 500 cmdlets for managing Communications Server. (Yes, you read that right, over 500!). That may seem like a lot, but for a product as powerful as this one you pretty much need 500 cmdlets. But with all those cmdlets, how in the world do you find the ones you need for a particular task? Read this article and you’ll find out.
This may come as a shock to you (or maybe just a relief), but Communications Server “14” doesn’t use Group Policy to manage user policies. Instead Communications Server defines its own policies, which can be applied to specific users. This article explains how to do that.
In the article Looking Up the Default Values for a Policy we told you how to find the defaults without actually changing anything. Well, now it’s time to change something. This article helps you reset a policy to the default values.
These tips and tricks will make it easier, and quite a bit faster, to type commands into Windows PowerShell.
Edwin Young, lead architect for Communications Server "14" PowerShell, gives us some valuable hints on how to find the cmdlets and parameters that will help you to find or modify settings.
Windows PowerShell will do pretty much anything you want it to. (With the possible exception of paying your rent.) All you have to do is ask.