Skype for Business

Yesterday Microsoft released Skype for Business thru Windows update and click-to-run. On-prem environments must be updated with the following IF you want to use the new gui. Lync 2010 server with CU 4.0.7577.710 https://support.microsoft.com/fi-fi/kb/2493736 Lync 2013 server with CU 5.0.8308.857 https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3018158 Then…

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Set Booking Window for all Room Mailboxes with powershell.

Connect to Exchange Online with powershell $session = New-PSSession -ConfigurationName Microsoft.Exchange -ConnectionUri “https://ps.outlook.com/powershell/” -Credential $cred -Authentication Basic -AllowRedirection  Import-PSSession $session  To change: get-mailbox|where {$_.recipientTypeDetails -eq “roomMailbox”} | Set-CalendarProcessing -BookingWindowInDays 365 To check the windows: get-mailbox|where {$_.recipientTypeDetails -eq “roomMailbox”} | Get-CalendarProcessing…

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Allow External senders to create meetings to a room mailbox.

This one is easy. Well hard to find, but easy. When connecting to Exchange with powershell (Onprem or Office365) get-calendarprocessing mailboxname | fl You will get the following listing: And ProcessExternalMeetingMessages with be set to False Just type set-calendarprocessing mailboxname…

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Add a Group as delegate to Room or Resource mailbox.

Just add universal mail-enabled security group to delegates … well no. Here’s the way… Set-MailboxFolderPermission -Identity “resource_mailbox:calendar” -User “group_to_add_as_delegate” -AccessRights Editor Set-CalendarProcessing -ResourceDelegates “group_to_add_as_delegate” -Identity “resource_mailbox”

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Install SQL when reboot is pending

Hi, First of all. There are some instructions that say you should remove pending renames from registry. Don’t do it. Just type text below from an administrative command prompt. setup /ACTION=install /SkipRules=RebootRequiredCheck

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Poodle and how to fix it.

Hi all, Poodle is the word of the day. No it’s not a Dog. What is does (Windows): https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/3009008.aspx How to find affected websites: https://www.poodlescan.com/   How to fix it (Generic windows Instructions): http://masteringlync.com/2014/10/20/poodle-and-lync-server-2013/  Be warned,  

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Cisco VPN on Windows 8.1 – Reason 442: Failed to enable Virtual Adapter

Secure VPN Connection terminated locally by the Client. Reason 442: Failed to enable Virtual Adapter. If you receive this error on Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 while trying to connect with the Cisco VPN Client then the solution is a…

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Move Sharepoint database to a different server.

I wont write on article on this because I found an excellent ready one. But the situation is that you have to move sharepoint to a different server keeping the sql-server instance name as is. http://www.toddklindt.com/blog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=255 Thanks Todd!

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Enable multiple RDP Sessions 2008/2012 servers.

There are restrictions for a server without activate RDS-lisencing server. You cant enable multiple rdp-sessions from registry.  HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlTerminal Server Find a value fSingleSessionPerUser and set it to 0 Problem solved.

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Transfer SQL Logins and their passwords.

Hi again, Done this multiple times, but thought it would be wisdom to share it. Remember this wont be necessary in SQL 2012 and higher because they save users and password directly to the user database not the master database….

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