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Connecting to Skype for Business Online PowerShell from Windows 7

Published 01/02/2018 - 1 Comment

Windows 7 x64: Install Latest PowerShell (Windows Management Framework 5.1) Version: Install SfBO Module: In PowerShell “install-module AzureADPreview”   Background Without the AzureAD Module I got an error: Could not load file or assembly ‘Microsoft.IdentityModel.Clients.ActiveDirectory, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35’ or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified.  at New-CsOnlineSession, C:\Program […]

Get Skype for Business Client Version with PowerShell

Published 01/02/2017 - 9 Comments

As discussed in previous blog posts, there are many different Skype for Business clients (mobile, windows, Mac, IP Phone, Rooms etc.) and even within “Windows” there are many different versions (MSI, Click to Run with various Channels, “2013/2015” and 2016), there is also 32-bit and 64-bit. To add further confusion, the “version number” listed in the […]

Create a One Click Run As Shortcut with PowerShell

Published 03/01/2016 - 1 Comment

One of the challenges of working with so many Office 365/Windows Live ID’s/Microsoft accounts is that you are constantly logging in and out of them. You can run multiple browsers or run in incognito/private modes, but that can be a pain, and sometimes you want to be in multiple sessions concurrently. For example, you might […]

Change Network Interface Firewall Profile with PowerShell

Published 27/12/2015 - 0 Comments

If you find your network has the wrong Firewall profile, you can set it with PowerShell $Profile = Get-NetConnectionProfile -InterfaceAlias Ethernet1 $Profile.NetworkCategory = Private Set-NetConnectionProfile -InputObject $Profile   Get your NIC Alias   Get the profile as a variable: Set it to private in the variable: And Apply it: Credit to Ryan Ries on Server […]

Automated Script Install of SQL Server 2012

Published 26/08/2015 - 0 Comments

  I often have to spin up labs for testing various Lync/Skype for Business setups, and have been meaning to work this out for a while. It turns out it’s pretty simple. The SQL installer has a command land switch to take a config file, from which you can specify all your install options. With […]

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