Continue an Instant Messaging Conversation

  Have you ever had a conversation with someone and later thought “Oh, I should have said this,” or “I wish I’d said that”? (True, sometimes you say “I wish I hadn’t said that,” but that’s another story.) If you’re like most of us, you tend to come up with the perfect thing to say…


Lync Server Admin Guide: Filtering Instant Messages and Client Versions

  This article is part of the Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Administration Guide: PowerShell Supplement.   Configuring Filtering for Instant Messaging (IM)   Modify the Default File Transfer Filter   To modify the default file transfer filter   To modify the default file transfer filter, use the Set-CsFileTransferFilterConfiguration cmdlet and set the Identity to global….


Haiku #138

Hello? Are you there? I guess you must have changed your Presence policy.   Hey, everyone. Well, the Summer Solstice has come and gone, we’re now well into summer itself, and right now the temperature in Redmond is 52 degrees Fahrenheit, and raining. How does that compare with the rest of the world? Well, in…


Haiku #124

Today is a day For love. Also a day to  Test group expansion.   The author of today’s haiku doesn’t believe in horoscopes – well, to be honest, these days the author of today’s haiku doesn’t believe in much of anything. His wife doesn’t believe in horoscopes, either, but she does get a kick out…


Haiku #117

It’s my party and I’ll send IMs if I want To. Test Group IM.   You know, the one question everyone has been afraid to ask regarding Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of Skype is this: how will this venture affect the Lync Server PowerShell Haiku of the Day?   Note. How do we know that this…


Send an Instant Message from a Script

Here are a couple of interesting facts:   ·         Elephants can make sounds that humans can’t hear.People who work closely with elephants know this because if you get close enough you can feel the sound waves. ·         Earth, and more accurately life on Earth, would not exist without Jupiter.Jupiter is so large its gravitational field…


Haiku #77

Gone phishin’? Not if You used the CSIM Filter cmdlets.   We don’t mean to alarm anyone, but the Internet isn’t always a friendly place. We know, we know, but trust us: it’s true. Most of us tend to think of the Internet as a happy place, a place where we all going skipping merrily…