You have all these users in Active Directory, how do you enable them for Communications Server? Read this article to find out.
If you find yourself frequently using Remote PowerShell to start up Communications Server Management Shell, you might have thought about how nice it would be to have a handy desktop shortcut to do this. If you have thought that - or even if you haven't, but now that we mention it it sounds like a pretty useful thing - take a look at this script.
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.
Now that you've built up a long list of contacts in Microsoft Lync you've decided you want to export them so you can use them other places, send them to a coworker, or maybe just save them as a backup. This article shows you how to use the Lync 2010 SDK to retrieve contacts from a running instance of Microsoft Lync and export them to Microsoft Excel.
The Untold Story!
The Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Administration Guide is chock-full of useful information about Lync Server management. However (and you knew there had to be a “however,” didn't you?) there is one thing that's missing from the Administration Guide: Lync Server PowerShell commands.
But never fear, we have everything you need. Check out the Lync Server 2010 Administration Guide: PowerShell Supplement. With this supplement you have the rest of the story.
It's come to our attention that we may have confused a few people out there (which isn't surprising, given how confused we often are ourselves). What is the Lync Server 2010 PowerShell blog all about, anyway? Well, it's not so much a Blog as it is the Un-Blog. Read more to discover what makes this the Un-Blog, and maybe you'll find it a little easier to get around from now on.
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.