You have all these users in Active Directory, how do you enable them for Communications Server? Read this article to find out.
Not sure what a particular cmdlet does, or what values need to go in a particular parameter? This articles tells you how to find help – without even leaving the command window.
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.
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 can’t manage Communications Server without managing the users who are using it. (Yes, you can manage parts of it, but definitely not all of it.) This article explains how to retrieve user information from Activie Directory.
It's one thing to modify settings in Microsoft Communications Server by changing property values. It's a whole other thing to do that with properties that can contain multiple values. But don't worry, we've got it covered here.
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.
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.
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 can retrieve Active Directory and Microsoft Communications Server "14" user account information by using the Filter and LdapFilter parameters. But if you’ve worked with Windows PowerShell much, you know that you can do a significant amount of filtering with the Where-Object cmdlet. So why all the filtering with LdapFilter and Filter? This article explains why.
These are two things you absolutely must know about to get anywhere with managing Communications Server with PowerShell. Because of that we thought it would be a good idea to write a few pages on it. It’s entirely up to you, of course, but you might want to read those few pages.
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.
If one Windows PowerShell cmdlet is good (and it is) imagine how cool it would be to string several cmdlets together. That’s what piping is all about.