Demo Scripts for Using Remote Windows PowerShell to Manage Office 365 Now Available

A set of sample scripts that enable users to explore the use of remote Windows PowerShell as a tool for managing Office 365 in general, and Lync Online in particular, are now available on the Microsoft Download Center. Author: Barry Castle, Sr. Product Marketing Manager  Reviewer: Greg Stemp, Sr. Content Developer Product: Lync Online, Office…

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Lync Server 2013 Preview: Using Set-CsCertificate for Audio/Video Edge and OAuthTokenIssuer Certificate Maintenance

The new certificate maintenance feature in Lync Server 2013 Preview allows Lync Server administrators to acquire and stage Edge service certificates and/or a new server-to-server authentication (OAuth) prior to the expiration of the current certificate. The new certificate feature works in conjunction with the current certificate to ensure that at expiration time of the current…

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TechEd Europe 2012: Lync Sessions

TechEd is Microsoft’s premier technology conference for IT professionals and developers, offering the most comprehensive technical education across Microsoft’s current and soon-to-be-released suite of products, solutions, tools, and services. TechEd offers hands-on learning, deep product exploration and countless opportunities to build relationships with a community of industry and Microsoft experts that will help your work…

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Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Standard Edition Disaster Recovery Plan, Part 2

This two-part article outlines a step-by-step disaster recovery process for a single Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Standard Edition Front End Server. In Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Standard Edition Disaster Recovery Plan, Part 1 we discuss how to prepare an effective disaster recovery plan. In Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Standard Edition Disaster Recovery Plan, Part 2…

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Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Standard Edition Disaster Recovery Plan, Part 1

This two-part article outlines a step-by-step disaster recovery process for a single Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Standard Edition Front End Server. In Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Standard Edition Disaster Recovery Plan, Part 1, we discuss how to prepare an effective disaster recovery plan. In Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Standard Edition Disaster Recovery Plan, Part 2…

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Procedures for Performing a Disaster Recovery Failover in Lync Server 2010, Group Chat

If you use Microsoft Lync Server 2010, Group Chat for mission-critical business purposes, as many customers do, you must ensure that your organization can maintain Lync Server 2010, Group Chat communications even when an entire site, including the Microsoft Lync Server Enterprise pool that hosts Lync Server 2010, Group Chat, is lost. For this reason,…

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How to use the Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Resource Kit Script LCSEnableConfigureUsers

The Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 version of the LCSREnableConfigureUsers windows scripting file provides Office Communications Server 2007 R2 administrators with an unrestricted way to enable and configure Active Directory Domain Services user accounts for use with Office Communications Server 2007 R2. Author:  Mike Adkins Publication date: August 2, 2011 Product version: Office Communications…

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Move the Lync Server 2010 Archiving Service Database (LcsLog) to a new Instance of SQL Server

The Microsoft Lync Server 2010 communications software, Archiving Server adds the Lync Server 2010 Archiving service to your deployment. This service and its associated database, LcsLog, store and provision compliance—data for instant messaging that you don’t want to lose. One way to help ensure reliable instant messaging archiving is to host the LcsLog database on…

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DNS Load Balancing in Lync Server 2010

DNS load balancing is introduced in Microsoft Lync Server 2010 communications software. The objective of DNS load balancing is to provide a native load balancing mechanism option in Lync Server 2010. DNS load balancing can be quickly and easily configured in Lync Server 2010 and is a very cost effective option for load balancing. Lync…

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How to Trace a Malicious Call Using Lync Server 2010

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 provides a new Enterprise Voice functionality called Malicious Call Tracing. In this blog post and accompanying video, I’ll show you how to enable this feature, report a malicious call, and locate evidence of a malicious call. Author: Sasa Juratovic Publication date: May 2011 Product version: Lync Server 2010 During a recent…

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