Haiku #166

Take me out to the Ball game? No, thank you: I’ve got Civic addresses.   In case any of you were wondering whether or not life is fair, here’s your answer: life is not fair.   How do we know that life isn’t fair? Well, many years ago – hey, we said “many,” not “many,…

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Haiku #146

Haiku for sale: No Money down, zero interest. Service Provider.   Here at the Lync Server PowerShell blog we like to think of ourselves as being as much artists as we are technical writers.   Note. Of course, based on our skills at technical writing, we might as well consider ourselves being as much tightrope…

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Haiku #129

No sooner said than Done: That’s the CS network Subnet cmdlets.   A lot of people – most notably their managers – wonder what the authors of the Lync Server PowerShell blog actually do during the course of the day. Well, this morning, the author of today’s haiku spent his time trying to break the…

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Haiku #111

Everywhere must be Somewhere. Or maybe nowhere. CS Location.   Last week, the author of today’s Lync Server PowerShell haiku opened up an email that asked the following:   I’m trying to understand the purpose of the Set-CsLisLocation cmdlet.   I understand it creates locations, but what purpose does a location provide on its own?…

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Haiku #101

Where, oh where have my Subnets gone? I should have used CsLisSubnet.   Before we get started today we should offer an update to last Friday’s haiku. Last Friday we implied that the Royal Wedding and the 100th edition of the Lync Server PowerShell Haiku of the Day were probably the two most thrilling and…

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Haiku #87

I know you’re out there, Somewhere. I should have backed up That first database.   Do you know what’s really fun about configuring all your location information for the Enhanced 9-1-1 (E9-1-1) system introduced in Microsoft Lync Server 2010? While you think about that for a moment, we’ll briefly explain to any newcomers that the…

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Haiku #76

The bare essentials: Food, water, clothing, and the LisPort cmdlets.   Recently, the author of today’s haiku has been reading the book Collapse by Jared Diamond, a book that tries to explain why civilizations that were once vibrant and thriving – like the Anasazi Indians in the American southwest, or the Mayan culture in Mexico…

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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 #48

LIS wireless access: Packets float weightlessly through – Abort, Retry, Fail?   As you know, the big story in the world these days revolves around Watson, IBM’s new supercomputer, a computer currently taking on a pair of human champions in the game show Jeopardy. After the first round in the two-round competition, Watson has what…

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Haiku #41

For they are the most Interesting cmdlets In the world: LisSwitch.   If you watch any TV at all (and, come on, admit it: everyone watches at least some TV) then you’ve no doubt seen the Most Interesting Man in the World commercials. These commercials feature, well, the most interesting man in the world, and…

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