Tag Archive: Lync

Feb 20

Auto Answer on Polycom VVX phones

An admin at one of the sites I help support asked me the other day if there is a way to have a Polycom handset automatically answer a call. I was initially confused as to what he meant. I thought maybe he meant forwarding the call to an AutoAttendant or another extension. (There is a …

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Dec 03

Finding “hidden” Lync PowerShell CmdLets

I don’t think it is any secret that almost any* administration that happens in Lync happens via PowerShell. The obvious use of this is by opening the Lync Server Management Shell and typing in some PowerShell commands. The slightly less obvious version of this is using the graphical Lync Server Control Panel. Something I’ve always …

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Oct 17

exchucutil.ps1 and the Verify Switch

In which Lync forces me to dig into the Exchange world again….. I got an excellent question as a followup to my post breaking down the exchucutil.ps1 script in excruciating detail. The questions by user “soder” basically asked if the –verify switch was still valid in the Exchange 2010/2013 versions of the script. In short – no. …

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Jun 14

Clear out all Enterprise Voice Settings

In my Lync lab I often have to write scripts to automate the setting of Enterprise Voice values. In the process of doing this, I often need to reset my users to their base state, i.e. no Enterprise Voice values set. So I set about and wrote this simple script to wipe out all of …

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Mar 28

Lync Holiday Sets for Canada + British Columbia

The below powershell code has all of the major holidays for Canada and British Columbia through 2015. If your business isn’t in BC, then simply delete the $k variable in the New-CsRgsHolidaySet command. Replace <poolname> below with either the name of your pool or the name of your standard edition server. $a = New-CsRgsHoliday -Name …

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Mar 28

Lync Holiday Sets for the USA

The below powershell code has all of the major and minor holidays for the United States through 2015. If your business isn’t closed on the minor holidays, then simply delete those variables in the New-CsRgsHolidaySet command. Replace <poolname> below with either the name of your pool or the name of your standard edition server. $a = …

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Apr 12

Lync News 2.3 Released – Performance Driven

I just got the e-mail from Microsoft that version 2.3 of Lync News has been approved. It should show up sometime in the next 24 hours as an update in the Marketplace. The direct link to download the app is right here or check the Marketplace for the update if you already have it installed. The major …

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Apr 12

Lync News 2.3 Released – Performance Driven

I just got the e-mail from Microsoft that version 2.3 of Lync News has been approved. It should show up sometime in the next 24 hours as an update in the Marketplace. The direct link to download the app is right here or check the Marketplace for the update if you already have it installed. The major …

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Mar 31

Lync News 2.2 Released – Jetzt auf Deutsch!

I just got the e-mail from Microsoft that version 2.1 of Lync News has been approved. It should show up sometime in the next 24 hours as an update in the Marketplace. The direct link to download the app is right here or check the Marketplace for the update if you already have it installed. The major …

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Feb 29

Lync News 2.1 Released

I just got the e-mail from Microsoft that version 2.1 of Lync News has been approved. It should show up sometime in the next 24 hours as an update in the Marketplace. The direct link to download the app is right here or check the Marketplace for the update if you already have it installed. The major …

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