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July, 2011

  • WinNT (Local Users, SAM) Custom FIM Management Agent

    This ending week I encountered an interesting case where an organization has a large # of stand-alone servers (not joined to a domain controller). The number is 750++ servers and growing. The challenge was how to manage identity on the servers. Fast...
  • List Connections and Users connected to Lync Registrar Pool

    The following script could be copied to %windir%/system32 as connections.ps1 in order to run it from Lync powershell directly. It will list all the number of connectios to the registrar pool; i have added Listing all user aliases connected to Lync...
  • Denali CTP3 is here

    Did you download it ??... Not Yet... Go NOW and GET CTP3 from the below URL http://www.microsoft.com/sqlserver/en/us/default.aspx
  • Lync Internal Ports

    These Ports should be open from Client side to Server Side Required Server Ports (by Server Role) Server role Service name Port Protocol Notes Front End Servers Lync Server...
  • SIP Response Codes

    1xx—Informational Responses 100 Trying 180 Ringing 181 Call Is Being Forwarded 182 Queued 183 Session Progress 2xx—Successful Responses 200 OK 202 accepted: It Indicates that the request has been understood but actually can't be processed...
  • SIP vs H.323

    http://www.tmcnet.com/it/0801/0801radv.htm Various standards organizations have considered signalling for voice and video over IP from different approaches. Two of the primary standards in use today are H.323 and SIP. The International Telecommunications...
  • General Trouble shooting procedures and asking for Help!

    Trouble shooting procedures and asking for Help!: To trouble shoot any problem you face we need to follow some procedure in order to get the most efficient solution to our problems First we have to specify the problem by: 1...