Haiku #100

100 haikus? Seems like only yesterday We had 99.   Hey, everyone, and welcome to the Lync Server PowerShell haiku of the day. (Note that this is the original Lync Server PowerShell haiku of the day, and not one of the many imitation Lync Server PowerShell haiku sites springing up all over the Internet.) Today…

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April Wrap-Up…and Haiku #100

The old saying is “March comes in like a lion, goes out like a lamb.” Well, that’s one ferocious lamb because April has been roaring away here in Redmond. Another saying is “April showers bring May flowers.” If that one’s true you’ll be able to spot the Seattle area from space – it’s that very…

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How to Cheat at Sporcle

By now we hope you’ve had the chance to try your hand at our initial contribution to Sporcle, the online site for “mentally stimulating diversions.” If you managed to solve the puzzle, all we can say is this: Congratulations on a job well done! But what if you weren’t able to solve the puzzle? What…

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Haiku #99

Nine million turkeys Can be wrong: Make use of the TimeRange cmdlet.   Yesterday evening, when the author of today’s haiku got out of his car, he glanced up at the sky and had a raindrop fall into his half-opened mouth. (Yes, those of us who work here at Microsoft do lead interesting lives, don’t…

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Not Like the Others: Challenge 15: Hint

So you say you need a hint for this week’s Lync Server PowerShell Challenge, do you? Well, let me put you on hold for a second.   What’s that? We did give you a hint. No, really, we did. Let me put you on hold for a second.   No, we are not just stalling…

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Haiku #98

Elves are useless. Try The UserReplicator Cmdlets instead.   You’ll have to forgive the author of today’s haiku for being a bit excited and distracted this morning: after all, later on today he gets to attend his first ELF meeting!   Now, before you get too excited and distracted, the author of today’s haiku should…

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Haiku #97

The topology Cmdlets: When your actions Need to be active.   The author of today’s Lync Server PowerShell haiku learned something new yesterday: he learned that when the military takes up arms these days, they don’t go into battle or fight a war or do anything distasteful like that. Instead, they engage in “kinetic military…

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Haiku #96

Please don’t boo: today We are talking about the User database.   This past weekend the author of today’s Lync Server PowerShell haiku spent some time watching the Seattle Mariners play the Oakland Athletics.   Note. Why was he watching the Seattle Mariners? That’s a good question, considering the fact that the Mariners have the…

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One of These Things is Not Like the Others: Challenge 14: Answer

When you work on the Lync Server PowerShell blog, people tend to stop you all the time and ask the same question: is your blog truly promoting peace and harmony throughout the entire world? Needless to say, we always thought that the Lync Server PowerShell blog was promoting peace and harmony throughout the entire world,…

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One of These Things is Not Like the Others: Challenge 15

  So you say you’re looking for a real challenge in this week’s Lync Server PowerShell One of These Things is Not Like the Others competition, do you? You say that you – what’s that? You say that you aren’t looking for a real challenge in this week’s competition? Uh-oh. Well, you should have said…

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