There are some things you can do in Lync Server Control Panel, and some things you have to get into the Lync Server Management Shell to do. In this article Christopher Wallick tells us how to work with announcements and unassigned numbers, and what you can do where. This is an article in the ongoing series "Snippets from the Shell."
Lync Server PowerShell haiku -- and an introduction to the New-CsStaticRoute cmdlet.
Get-CsUser always returns all the users who have been enabled for Lync Server. Except, of course, when it doesn't. Find out how to filter to find your enabled users.
This article is one in our serires of articles responding to customer questions we received at TechReady 12.
What's the difference between Select-Object and Format-Table, and why would you use one vs. the other? This article is one in our series of articles responding to customer questions we received at TechReady 12.
This article is in answer to the question "Does the Active Directory object for a user have to exist before you can enable that user for Lync Server?" The behavior in Lync Server is a little different than it is in Exchange. This article explains the differences.
The world of sports is in a bit of turmoil right now, but your voice routes are safe as long as your PSTN usages are set up properly. Read this haiku article and learn how to ensure your voice routes and policies have the PSTN usages they need.
Learn how to configure hyplerlinks in Lync 2010 instant messaging sessions. Even Cary Grant couldn't have come up with a Lync Server PowerShell haiku this good.
This is a short article that addresses a general Windows PowerShell question we get asked frequently: Does the New-Alias cmdlet only allow you to create aliases for cmdlets themselves? Can you create an alias that actually covers several commands?
What better way to celebrate a holiday than by reading the Lync Server PowerShell haiku, and by running the Test-CsPhoneBootstrap cmdlet.
Who ever thought a haiku could help them on their way towards importing and exporting their Lync Server configuration? Well, we're not sure the haiku itself is much help, but the rest of the article probably is. We hope.
You can use the Filter and LdapFilter parameters to filter your results when you retrieve users with the Get-CsUser and Get-CsAdUser cmdlets. But what's the difference between using those parameters and using Where-Object? There is a difference, and this article explains what it is and when you should use which method of filtering.
This haiku (and accompanying article) is about cmdlets you'll probably never use. But it's good to know they're there, just like the Lync Server PowerShell blog.
Are you a real man? (Or are you a man at all?) Read this haiku article to find out how a real man (or maybe even a woman) gets information on services and server roles with Lync Server PowerShell.