Lync Server 2010 PowerShell: The Un-Blog

In 1929, the Howdy Corporation created a soft drink that they named Bib-Label Lithiated Lemon-Lime Soda. In spite of its name, the drink became incredibly popular, and eventually turned into what we know today as 7UP. In 1967, the Howdy Corporation, with the new name The Seven-Up Company, dubbed their drink the UNCOLA. The reason…

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Haiku #24

What gives you the right? Oh, so that gives you the right. Well, carry on then.   If you’ve ever seen an old World War II war movie then you know that any time an American sentry encountered an unknown person he would never demand to see that person’s papers or his dog tags; after…


Lync Server PowerShell Challenge: Rules

One of these things is not like the others, One of these things just doesn’t belong. Can you tell which thing is not like the others By the time I finish my song?   —  Sesame Street     One of These Things is Not Like the Others   If you fancy yourself an educator…

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Haiku #23

J, U C A B? O, I  C A B. K, U C RGS Q?   Back in 1968, noted illustrator and children’s book writer William Stieg wrote a clever little book titled CDB! The entire book consisted of sentences made up entirely of letters that sounded like words. If you haven’t had your coffee…


New Article: Combine Output with Add-Member

If you’ve been using Windows PowerShell for a while, at least two or three days, you’ve probably stumbled across an interesting situation. Okay, you’ve probably stumbled across many interesting situations, but the one in particular we’re talking about has to do with the output you get back when you run a cmdlet. It’s just possible that you’ve…


Combine Output With Add-Member

Sometime in the year 1793 (the exact date is unknown), the Italian artist Leonardo Da Vinci was strolling through the newly-opened Musée de Louvre when he happened upon his famous portrait of the Mona Lisa. “Mamma mia!” he exclaimed upon looking at the painting. “I forgot to paint the eyebrows!”   There’s a good lesson…


Haiku #22

Ancient relics from A time that has long since passed. Analog device.     According to cartoons (which is where the authors of the Lync Server PowerShell blog have gotten most of their knowledge about history and culture), back in the 1950s the ultimate insult was to tell someone that “your mother wears army boots!”…


Haiku #21

Happy New Year! Which Means we need a new haiku: CsDirector.   Good news everyone: after an extended holiday absence the Lync Server PowerShell Haiku of the Day is back in business! We’re looking forward to a fun-filled year of – hey, wait a second: who said “You’re back? We didn’t even know you were…