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  • Blog Post: Conferencing Policy Settings: AllowParticipantControl

    This article is part of the series An In-Depth Guide to Conferencing Policy Settings . Parameter/Property Name Allowed Values AllowParticipantControl This is a per-user setting. · TRUE: Users can take control of shared applications...
  • Blog Post: Find the Number of Users Assigned to Your Per-User Policies

    A koan is a riddle used by Zen Buddhists to help focus the mind during meditation and, with any luck, to help the initiate develop intuitive thinking. Some of the more famous Zen koans include: "Two hands clap and there is a sound; what is the sound of one hand?" "What is Buddha?" Dongshan...
  • Blog Post: Conferencing Policy Settings: EnableDataCollaboration

    This article is part of the series An In-Depth Guide to Conferencing Policy Settings . Parameter/Property Name Allowed Values EnableDataCollaboration This is a per-organizer setting. · TRUE: Users can create whiteboards and polls,...
  • Blog Post: Conferencing Policy Settings: EnableP2PVideo

    This article is part of the series An In-Depth Guide to Conferencing Policy Settings . Parameter/Property Name Allowed Values EnableP2PVideo This is a per-user setting. · TRUE: Users can use video in a peer-to-peer session. This is...
  • Blog Post: The Difference Between Grant-Cs* Cmdlets and Set-Cs* Cmdlets

    What's the different between the Grant-Cs cmdlets and the Set-Cs cmdlets? Are there any Grant-Cs cmdlets that don't deal with policies? At last: an easy question to answer! When it comes to policies, the Set-Cs cmdlets are used to make a change to an actual policy. For example, one of the properties...
  • Blog Post: An In-Depth Guide to Conferencing Policy Settings

    If you've been sitting around your office wondering which Microsoft Lync Server feature is the most misunderstood, well, you can stop wondering: we've already solved that riddle for you. The most misunderstood Lync Server feature? That's easy: conferencing policies. Why do we think conferencing...
  • Blog Post: Retrieve All Global Lync Server Policies

    How can I retrieve all the global policies? This turned out to be a very frustrating question for us, simply because we almost had a really good answer to it. Unfortunately, though, we have a few quirks in our cmdlet naming conventions and, because of that, we don't have a really good answer to...
  • Blog Post: Assigning Policies

    So how do you grant (assign) policies? Well, to begin with, it’s important to keep in mind that the only policies that need to be assigned are the per-user policies. When you create a site, service, or global policy those policies are automatically assigned at the time your create them. If you...
  • Blog Post: Return the Effective Policy Assignments for a User

    You say you want to know which Microsoft Lync Server 2010 policies have been assigned to the user Ken Myer? Well, that’s easy enough; all you have to do is run the following command: Get-CsUser "Ken Myer" In return, Windows PowerShell should show you information similar to this: VoicePolicy...
  • Blog Post: Haiku #191

    Group Policy gone? How can we go on? Oh, right: Client policies. In case you've been wondering whether or not today's going to be a good day, well, here's your answer: no, today is not going to be a good day. At least not here in the Seattle area. For one thing, it's cloudy and overcast...
  • Blog Post: Assign a Policy to All the Users in a Security Group

    When it comes time to assign per-user policies, those of us here at Microsoft thought of everything. For example, if you take a look at the article Assigning Policies you’ll see how per-user policies can be assigned to a single user; to all the users with accounts in a specified OU; to all the...
  • Blog Post: Conferencing Policy Settings: AllowConferenceRecording

    This article is part of the series An In-Depth Guide to Conferencing Policy Settings . Parameter/Property Name Allowed Values AllowConferenceRecording This is a per-organizer setting. · TRUE: Users can record conferences. ·...
  • Blog Post: Grant Dial Plans and Voice Policies to Multiple Users

    Submitted by Scott Stubberfield and Nick Smith, Microsoft In order to take advantage of Enterprise Voice (Microsoft’s implementation of Voice over IP) users need, among other things, to be assigned a dial plan and a voice policy. Dial plans and voice policies can easily be assigned to individual...
  • Blog Post: Conferencing Policy Settings: EnableP2PFileTransfer

    This article is part of the series An In-Depth Guide to Conferencing Policy Settings . Parameter/Property Name Allowed Values EnableP2PFileTransfer This is a per-user setting. · TRUE: Users can transfer files to another user in a peer...
  • Blog Post: How to Undo That Thing You Now Wish You Had Never Done in the First Place

    Although we can't guarantee this, we can pretty much guarantee this: once you've switched to Microsoft Lync Server 2010 you'll never have nightmares again. Or, at the very least, you'll never have nightmares about Microsoft Lync Server again. Ever. Note . A strong statement? Perhaps. On the...
  • Blog Post: Are Unused Settings Applied From the Global Scope?

    Suppose I have a policy at the site scope, but it only uses one setting. Are the unused settings applied from the global scope? Good question. To begin with, we should note that most Lync Server policies – and most policy settings – have default values. For example, suppose you use...
  • Blog Post: Conferencing Policy Settings: AllowIPVideo

    This article is part of the series An In-Depth Guide to Conferencing Policy Settings . Parameter/Property Name Allowed Values AllowIPVideo This is a per-organizer setting. · TRUE: IP video can be used in a meeting. This is the default...
  • Blog Post: Conferencing Policy Settings: MaxMeetingSize

    This article is part of the series An In-Depth Guide to Conferencing Policy Settings . Parameter/Property Name Allowed Values MaxMeetingSize This is a per-organizer setting. Any integer value between 2 and 250, inclusive. ...
  • Blog Post: Conferencing Policy Settings: AllowAnnotations

    This article is part of the series An In-Depth Guide to Conferencing Policy Settings . Parameter/Property Name Allowed Values AllowAnnotations This is a per-organizer setting. · TRUE: Users can create whiteboards. This is the default...
  • Blog Post: Conferencing Policy Settigns: EnableFileTransfer

    This article is part of the series An In-Depth Guide to Conferencing Policy Settings . Parameter/Property Name Allowed Values EnableFileTransfer This is a per-organizer setting. · TRUE: Users can transfer files to everyone in a meeting...
  • Blog Post: Granting Policies to Users

    by Christopher Wallick, BT Well we’ve made it into the New Year and from my point of view 2011 is going to be a very busy year. So, in this edition of “Snippets from the Shell” I thought I’d take a moment to focus on some basic user administration that you’ll probably...
  • Blog Post: Copying Lync Server Policies

    Is there any way to copy a Lync Server policy? Officially? No, there's not. We know a lot of people would love to see something like a Copy-CsVoicePolicy cmdlet, but nothing like that exists at the moment, and we don't know of any plans to create a cmdlet like that in the future. (Although if it...
  • Blog Post: Conferencing Policy Settings: AllowAnonymousParticipantsInMeetings

    This article is part of the series An In-Depth Guide to Conferencing Policy Settings . Parameter/Property Name Allowed Values AllowAnonymousParticipantsInMeetings This is a per organizer setting. · TRUE: Anonymous users are allowed...
  • Blog Post: Looking Up the Default Values for a Policy

    You know, those of us who work here at Microsoft only care about one thing: freedom of choice. (Well, OK, two things: freedom of choice, and buying a new Jaguar every time the current one hits the 1,000 mile mark.) For instance, when you install Microsoft Lync Server 2010, we helpfully provide default...
  • Blog Post: Conferencing Policy Settings: AllowExternalUsersToSaveContent

    This article is part of the series An In-Depth Guide to Conferencing Policy Settings . Parameter/Property Name Allowed Values AllowExternalUsersToSaveContent This is a per-organizer setting. · TRUE: External users can save whiteboards...