PowerShell script to export #Lync tbxml to Visio and Excel

Update June 28 – Want to see what happens when your personal blog recieves professional editing? See this post on Next Hop – http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2012/06/28/how-to-create-visio-and-excel-output-from-a-tbxml-file.aspx I encountered a customer deployment in Office365 Dedicated where I needed to gain clarity on their deployed Lync topology. It was rather easy to ask the team for the Topology Builder…


OCS 2007 R2 Managing User Contact Lists via script

With the launch of Lync Server 2010 another blog was created for Lync PowerShell topics, however very few customers will have the product until 2011 due to general availability, holidays and business requirements. Customers want to know how to administer OCS 2007 R2 via script and/or PowerShell and so yesterday a new post was entered…


New OCS Book under construction, your input valuable

For those who caught an earlier post we have a Twitter account providing valuable OCS information at https://twitter.com/DrRez. We want your input on an upcoming book: NEW BOOK UNDER CONSTRUCTION: Managing OCS Using Windows Powershell (working title). What do you DEFINITELY want us to include and why? To respond you have to reply to the…


PowerShell for OCS 2007

I found this posting from Dmitry with an OCS 2007 PowerShell solution and thought I would pass it on – if you have other solutions please comment with links. Since Dmitry’s post does a really good job of showing the UI, I won’t repeat it here. PowerGUI OCS PowerPack for PowerGUI TomL LCSKid


OCS Resource Kit Book released!

Microsoft® Office Communications Server 2007 Resource Kit In-depth technical information and tools for administering Communications Server 2007—from those who know the technology best Get the definitive reference for deploying, configuring, and supporting Office Communications Server 2007—with expert insights direct from the Microsoft Office Communications Server Team. This official Microsoft RESOURCE KIT delivers in-depth technical guidance…


LCS – Determine which users are enabled for PIC

One nice thing about the blog and the IM technology is that I am able to establish contacts with many folks I would not normally have an opportunity to meet otherwise. / Edit December 12, 2007 Bobby Pena sent me the following email comment regarding the query on an LCS 2005 SP1 system, published with…