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PowerShell Videos from Tech-Ed 2011

Published 21/05/2011 - 0 Comments

OK, so not strictly Lync, but under the covers Lync is all PowerShell, so to be good with Lync, you need to be good, or at least capable, with PowerShell. These videos are a great way to get started.   Windows PowerShell for Beginners Learn about Windows PowerShell, Microsoft’s interactive command line shell and scripting […]

Lync Videos from Tech-Ed 2011

Published 21/05/2011 - 3 Comments

Sadly I couldn’t get over to Tech-Ed North America this year, but fortunately Microsoft do a first class job of Videoing all the content, and provide it for streaming or download completely free! Some of the encoding is still going on, but you should find streaming, low and high res wmv, and IOS/mobile friendly mp4 […]

Network Monitor (Netmon) Parsers for Lync

Published 14/05/2011 - 1 Comment

Microsoft have released Network Monitor Parsers for Lync download them here You can download Microsoft Network Monitor 3.4 here I found I also needed the parser filters from codeplex to get the Lync parsers to install, you can get them here   I must admit, I’m usually a wireshark guy. Here are some useful links […]

Lync Quick Reference Cards for End User Training

Published 14/05/2011 - 3 Comments

  Microsoft have released some quick reference cards for common Lync tasks. They are 2 page landscape word documents. You can download the complete set here Lync 2010 Conferencing Quick Reference   Lync 2010 Instant Messaging and Presence Quick Reference   Lync 2010 Sharing and Collaboration Quick Reference   Lync 2010 Attendant Quick Reference   […]

Lync Updates now on Microsoft Update!

Published 11/05/2011 - 0 Comments

    Good news! From today Lync updates are appearing via Microsoft Update. This means you can use Windows Update / WSUS to update your Lync Clients and servers. Details on the Next Hop Blog here Next Hop point out: Updates that appear on the Download site will appear a few weeks later on Microsoft […]

Lync PowerShell Cmdlets Mind Maps

Published 07/05/2011 - 16 Comments

What’s the magic behind Lync?, well there is more than one answer to that, but right up there is PowerShell. All the setup and administration is controlled via PowerShell, giving you a great level of control and ability to script and automate actions. So to really know Lync, you need to really know the PowerShell […]

Lync’d Up Monthly Round Up April 2011

Published 07/05/2011 - 1 Comment

There is so much going on in the Lync and Unified Communications community, the aim of this monthly roundup is to catch all the exciting news updates and blog posts to give a nice reference. If you think I’ve missed anything please give me a shout and I will get it added in. Lync Software […]