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Download All #Lync Teched Europe 2014 with PowerShell Get-Channel9Media

03/11/2014 3 Comments
Download All #Lync Teched Europe 2014 with PowerShell Get-Channel9Media

I’ve added another input CSV for my Get-Channel9Media PowerShell module to get all the Lync Sessions at Teched Europe 2014. Simple download the module   Extract the “GetChannel9Media” Folder to you local system From PowerShell: Import-Module C:\temp\GetChannel9Media –Verbose Get-Channel9Media -SessionCSV C:\temp\GetChannel9Media\TechedEurope2014_LyncURLs.csv -DownloadTargetDirectory C:\temp   Note, Channel9 are now randomising the mp3 links with a guid […]

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I’m Speaking at Teched Europe on #Lync Online, Thursday 10:15am

29/10/2014 0 Comments
I’m Speaking at Teched Europe on #Lync Online, Thursday 10:15am

I’m lucky enough to be at Teched Europe in Barcelona this week. I’ll be speaking about Lync Online on Thursday. I will be covering topic including Setting up Lync Online Lync Online PowerShell Lync Online Usage Reporting Ensuring your Lync Online Deployment is a Success If you are here I hope to see you at […]

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Get-DirectorySize : Quickly finding what was eating all my hard drive space with PowerShell

16/10/2014 2 Comments
Get-DirectorySize : Quickly finding what was eating all my hard drive space with PowerShell

One of my machines was inexplicably running out of hard drive space on it’s OS drive. I cleared it down a couple of times, and within a day or two it was full again   I turned to the tool that solves all problems, PowerShell. I wrote a quick and dirty script to take a […]

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Check You Lync Server Windows Fabric Log Size with PowerShell

08/10/2014 3 Comments
Check You Lync Server Windows Fabric Log Size with PowerShell

I’ve been sitting on this one for quite a while, but someone at the recent PowerShell Summit kindly reminded me to get it published. Lync 2013 Servers generate Windows Fabric logs, Flinchbot has already done a great write up. These don’t appear to be causing a lot of issues, but it is something you might […]

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Sonus SBC 1000 / SBC 2000 not affected by ShellShock Bash Vulnerability

08/10/2014 0 Comments
Sonus SBC 1000 / SBC 2000 not affected by ShellShock Bash Vulnerability

I’ve had a few customers ask this, the Sonus Session Border Controller 1000 / 2000 is not affected by the ShellShock issue, the 5k/SWe is affected and software patches are scheduled. Customers with support logins can find the full and updated advisory here: https://support.sonus.net/display/PORTAL/Bash+Vulnerability+CVE-2014-6271+and+CVE-2014-7169+aka+Shellshock   Products Versions Not Vulnerable Vulnerable Shellshock-only  OS Patch Availability Overall […]

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Testing Server vNext Preview/ New #PowerShell Console in Azure

01/10/2014 0 Comments
Testing Server vNext Preview/ New #PowerShell Console in Azure

So Windows 10 Technical Preview and Server vNext have hit MSDN and Azure. In the Windows 10 unveiling video there was a lot of demo of new features in cmd, yes cmd, not PowerShell(?). As it turns out these are actually console host improvements and everything seen in the video applies to the PowerShell console […]

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I’m Speaking at Norwegian Lync Day – 14th October 2014

30/09/2014 0 Comments

I’m exciting to be speaking at Norwegian Lync Day on 14th October. I’ll be speaking on Lync Mobile sign in process and media flow, and we will be recording a live UC Architects podcast. A large number of great MVP’s, community members and speakers will be there. There are also a great selection of Lync […]

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Lync Server 2013 PowerShell Cmdlet Updates and Additions since RTM

31/08/2014 6 Comments
Lync Server 2013 PowerShell Cmdlet Updates and Additions since RTM

Lync Server Cumulative Updates often provide us with new functionality, as well as as fixes. Since everything in Lync Server management is underpinned by PowerShell, these changes are reflected in updates in the Lync Server 2013 PowerShell cmdlets and parameters. This blog post provides a list of all changes and additions since Lync 2013 Server […]

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