Configuring SharePoint 2013 Search with PowerShell

Post courtesy Partner Solution Consultant Priyo Lahiri: I wrote this script for a demo during our Practice Accelerater for SharePoint 2013. If you have attended the session you have already seen this in action. If not, here is the script for you to try out in your lab. Disclaimer: before we proceed you should know…

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Customizing the AD FS Sign-in Pages–with PowerShell

In Windows Server 2012 R2, administrators can customize the overall look and feel of the AD FS web pages using a set of PowerShell scripts.  Default look and feel The administrator can: Change the company name Change the company logo Change the illustration on the left Add a Help Desk, Home, and Privacy Link Add…


Office 365 PowerShell Series

For Partners only, we have a series of 3 training videos that have just been released to the Partner Learning Center. Office 365: PowerShell Series Part 1 – Introduction to PowerShell Automation is the key to efficiency. Microsoft Windows PowerShell ® provides a more powerful method of accessing the intimacies of Microsoft Online Services whilst…


Planning and Deploying Office 365 Jump Start

If you are an IT Pro that will be deploying Office 365, or a Microsoft Partner studying for the 70-323 Administering Office 365 exam,  make sure to head over to https://aka.ms/O365-CertJump to watch Ajinkya Pinto and Fulvio Salanitro (Partner Technical Consultants) share the information you need to know before deploying Office 365! Deploying Office 365…


OWA Cross-Site Silent Redirection in Exchange 2010 SP2

(Post courtesy of Krishan Kant Mehta) It wasn’t too long ago when we were celebrating the release of Exchange Server 2010 SP1. Now, high on the hog, we have Exchange Server 2010 SP2, with pretty interesting set of new features and enhancements including the much awaited Address Book Policies feature that provides a simpler mechanism…

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Extending Remote Desktop Services using PowerShell – Part 7

(Post courtesy Manoj Ravikumar Nair, who you can follow on his excellent blog at http://www.powershell.ms) Previous Post: Extending Remote Desktop Services using PowerShell – Part 6 Using Best Practice Analyzer for Remote Desktop Services To use the Best Practice Analyzer for Remote Desktop Services, we will import the Best Practices Module for PowerShell The Get-BpaModel…


Extending Remote Desktop Services using PowerShell – Part 6

(Post courtesy Manoj Ravikumar Nair, who you can follow on his excellent blog at http://www.powershell.ms) Previous Post: Extending Remote Desktop Services using PowerShell – Part 5 Network Load Balancing Farm Members: To avoid problems with stale DNS entries, you might decide to implement NLB or Network Load Balancing. To configure NLB Cluster, we will install…


Extending Remote Desktop Services using PowerShell – Part 5

(Post courtesy Manoj Ravikumar Nair, who you can follow on his excellent blog at http://www.powershell.ms) Previous Post: Extending Remote Desktop Services via PowerShell – Part 4 Configuring Remote Desktop Gateway Now that we have our RDS Farm setup, let’s extend our RDS Farm over the internet by configuring the RD Gateway Role Service. We will…


Extending Remote Desktop Services via PowerShell – Part 4

(Post courtesy Manoj Ravikumar Nair, who you can follow on his excellent blog at http://www.powershell.ms) Previous Post: Extending Remote Desktop Services via PowerShell – Part 3 Configuring a RDS Farm using PowerShell So far, we have installed two RD Session Host Servers, added some RemoteApps, configured the Session Host Servers, installed the Web Access Server,…