New: How to Undo That Thing You Now Wish You Had Never Done in the First Place

Here’s an article that shows you a simple way to use Windows PowerShell to backup and restore parts of your Lync Server 2010 implementation. “How to Undo That Thing You Now Wish You Had Never Done in the First Place” explains how to do this with client policies, but once you know how it works…

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How to Undo That Thing You Now Wish You Had Never Done in the First Place

Although we can’t guarantee this, we can pretty much guarantee this: once you’ve switched to Microsoft Lync Server 2010 you’ll never have nightmares again. Or, at the very least, you’ll never have nightmares about Microsoft Lync Server again. Ever.   Note. A strong statement? Perhaps. On the other hand, Sigmund Freud is universally acknowledged as…

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Haiku #56

No thanks, Theraflu. I’ll use file filtering to Thwart those viruses.   Remember computer viruses? Well, of course, you do; sadly, computer viruses are still around, and probably will be for a long time to come. People always say that, in the event of an all-out nuclear war that totally wipes out all humanity, the…

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One of These Things is Not Like the Others: Challenge 7

One of These Things is Not Like the Others: Challenge 7   And now for the moment you’ve all been waiting for. The winner of this year’s Academy Award for Best Motion Picture goes to —   Oops; sorry. For a moment there we forgot we were dealing with Microsoft Lync Server 2010 administrators. When…

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One of These Things is Not Like the Others: Challenge 6 Answer

One of These Things is Not Like the Others: Challenge 6   To be honest, there’s a lot of pressure involved in running a highly-prestigious competition such as the weekly Lync Server PowerShell One of These Things is Not Like the Others Challenge.   Note. If you aren’t familiar with the Challenge, many people consider…

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Haiku #55

You once were lost but Now you’re found. See why we asked For your location?   The author of today’s haiku has always had a soft spot in his heart for product disclaimers, those warning labels/pseudo-legal notices that accompany pretty much everything these days. For example, not too long ago he read a note from…

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Haiku #54

There it is, right there! Cy, cite the sight of the site. The Lync Server site.   In the classic children’s book Through the Looking-Glass, Humpty Dumpty says, “When I use a word, it means just what I choose it to mean — neither more nor less.” Those are words that we technical writers here…

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Not Like the Others: Challenge 6: Hint

Wow, is it really Thursday already? That means we better come up with a hint for this week’s Challenge. OK, how about this: “This is one you should take personally.”   And no, that is a good hint. You just have to think about it a little.   Challenge Home  

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Haiku #53

Your words still linger Long after you have left us. CS Archiving.   The author of today’s haiku once read that, when Albert Einstein was teaching at Princeton, university officials would come in after each class, take down the blackboard he used, shellac it, and then save it, just in case Einstein had come up…

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New Article: Listing the Names of the Agent Groups Assigned to a Response Group Queue

Today is a big day here at the Lync Server PowerShell blog. Today is the birthday of composer George Frederic Handel, Dell CEO Michael Dell, and of course, actress Dakota Fanning. It’s also the birthday of the dad of one this blog’s writers.   To celebrate, we decided to answer a question we recently received…

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