The UC Architects Podcast Ep41

iTunes-Podcast-logo[1]I’m happy to announce the availability of episode 41 of The UC Architects podcast.

This episode is hosted by Steve Goodman, who is joined by Pat Richard, Stale Hansen and Tom Arbuthnot. Editing was done by Andrew Price.

Some of the topics discussed in this episode are:

 

  • Microsoft ordered to hand over overseas email, throwing EU privacy rights in the fire
  • Microsoft’s unified technology event for enterprises
  • Exchange Log Level GUI Powershell Script
  • Lingering entries for long-departed servers retained by Exchange 2013
  • Outlook 2013 cannot connect to Exchange 2013 using MAPI over HTTP when proxy is enabled
    Exchange 2013′s Hybrid Configuration Wizard in SP1 and CU5 is BROKEN!
  • Walking through Exchange 2013′s Hybrid Configuration Wizard steps
  • Microsoft Exec Discusses Plan To Offer Customers Free Office 365 Migration Services
  • Signatures in Office 365
  • BitTitan Data Encryption Released
  • Complete Home Lync Lab
  • Isn’t It Time For Lync To Make Way For Skype?
  • Assign Lync Policies to Lync users based on Active Directory Group membership
  • Change Lync Conferencing Dial-In Number Display Order (GUI)
  • Installing and Configuring Lync 2013 Watcher Node
  • Plantronics-as-a-Service
  • Lync Snom Configuration Manager
  • Lync Phone Edition July 2014 CU
  • Microsoft selects 911Enable for Lync Online Dedicated
  • New Lync PowerShell tool: Lync 2013 Contact Backup and Restore Tool (GUI)
  • Polycom UCS 5.1 for VVX phones
  • Using Lync Like a LyncPro
  • Logitech cc3000e review
  • Lync Users Group
  • UC Birmingham User Group – August 13th @ The Priory Rooms Meeting & Conference Centre
  • Norwegian Lync Day October 14th, 2014

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The UC Architects is a bi-weekly community podcast by people with a passion for Unified Communications; our main focus is on Exchange, Lync or related subjects.

 

The UC Architects Podcast Ep40

iTunes-Podcast-logo[1]We’re glad to announce the availability of episode 40 of The UC Architects podcast.

This episode is hosted by Pat Richard, who is joined by Michael Van Horenbeeck, Dave Stork, John A Cook, Stale Hansen, Andrew Price and Michel de Rooij. Special guest is Tony Redmond. Editing was done by Andrew Price.

Topics discussed in this episode are:

  • Learn why Alternate Login ID is Office 365′s hidden gem
  • Exchange and Antivirus Exclusions – Still A Critical Conversation
  • Microsoft explains roots of this week’s Office 365 downtime
  • Office 365 for business public roadmap
  • Is Microsoft really saying “don’t virtualize” Exchange?
  • Why running Exchange on Azure is an unattractive proposition
  • June updates for Lync client (KB2881013, KB2850074)
  • Lync for Mac update—E911, video & file-sharing enhancements (14.09)
  • Using Lync like a LyncPro
  • New Tool: Change Lync Conferencing Dial-In Number Display Order (GUI)
  • Port 5088 Missing from Lync 2013 Documentation
  • Call Quality Methodology scorecard for Lync Server
  • Cisco and Microsoft Lync Content Sharing
  • SIP Pinger Tool
  • Verify Lync QoS settings with this little script
  • Content Switching with Exchange and Lync-related Workloads
  • 74-338 course overview

More information on the podcast including references and a link to download the podcast here or you can subscribe to the podcasts using iTunes, Zune or use the RSS feed.

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The UC Architects is a bi-weekly community podcast by people with a passion for Unified Communications; our main focus is on Exchange, Lync or related subjects.

The UC Architects Podcast Ep39

iTunes-Podcast-logo[1]We’re glad to announce the availability of episode 39 of The UC Architects podcast.

This episode is hosted by Steve Goodman, who is joined by Johan Veldhuis, Dave Stork, John Cook, Tom Arbuthnot and Michel de Rooij. Editing was done by Andrew Price.

Min topics discussed in this episode are:

  • Exchange 2013 CU5 (Release, Hybrid Improvements, OAB Improvements)
  • Exchange 2010 SP3 UR6
  • Discussion about Exchange storage (Steve’s Article, VMware KB)
  • Open Specifications Posters for Office client, Lync, SharePoint, Exchange, SQL Server, and Windows
  • Exchange Server 2013 Platform Options poster
  • DLP from Exchange coming to OneDrive for Business and SharePoint
  • myBulletins, tool that provides personalized list of the security bulletins
  • Lync Room System (LRS) v15.10 May update out for Smart with fixes and enhancements
  • Lync Callback Reminder
  • XenDesktop Certified on Lync 2013
  • Update 2880980 for Lync 2013
  • Lync 2013 support for SQL AlwaysON
  • Beta release of Azure AD Sync via Connect
  • UC Birmingham User Group August

More information on the podcast including references and a link to download the podcast here or you can subscribe to the podcasts using iTunes, Zune or use the RSS feed.

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The UC Architects is a bi-weekly community podcast by people with a passion for Unified Communications; our main focus is on Exchange, Lync or related subjects.

The UC Architects Podcast Ep38

UC2Have no fear, episode 38 of The UC Architects podcast is here!

This episode is hosted by Pat Richard, who is joined byJohan Veldhuis, John A. Cook, Tom Arbuthnot and Michel de Rooij. Editing was done by Andrew Price.

Topics discussed in this episode are:

  • TechEd is this week in Houston
  • Microsoft Certified Professionals Get a Free NFR License the KEMP VLM-5000!
  • NextHop blog is being consolidated.DrRez on FB and Twitter are being retired as well.
  • U.S. judge rules search warrants extend to overseas email accounts
  • New version of #Posterpedia that includes the new #Azure #poster and updated #MSExchange poster
  • Alternate login ID for #Office365 reduces dependence onUPN
  • Guidedwalkthroughs for Exchange, Lync,SharePoint, and Office 365
  • Exchange Connections 2014 sessions posted on the web
  • MEC 2014 Recordings are here!
  • Lyncconf14 sessions onchannel9!
  • Microsoft Supported Method to Move from Pure Lync Online to Lync Server On-Premises/hybrid deployment
  • Lync Phone Edition Cumulative Update
  • Microsoft extends support for Lync Phone Edition
  • Pool Ownership Conflict moving users between Lync Pools
  • Microsoft LyncWireshark Plugin
  • Why you shouldn’t use .local in your Active Directory domain name
  • Lync Insights
  • Lync Phone App updated
  • iPad/iPhone and certificates

More information on the podcast including references and a link to download the podcast here or you can subscribe to the podcasts using iTunes, Zune or use the RSS feed.

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The UC Architects is a bi-weekly community podcast by people with a passion for Unified Communications; our main focus is on Exchange, Lync or related subjects.

The UC Architects Podcast Ep37

UC2We’re glad to announce the availability of episode 37 of The UC Architects podcast.

This episode is hosted by Steve Goodman, who is joined by Michael van Horenbeeck, John Cook, Ståle Hansen and Michel de Rooij. Editing was done by Andrew Price.

Min topics discussed in this episode are:

  • MEC wrap-up
  • Azure AD sync preview
  • IIS Log File cleanup
  • Heartbleed and HLBs
  • Exchange Online Protection enhancements
  • Digicert Heartbleed vulnerability scan and detection
  • Using Lync like a Lync pro
  • Monitoring peak call capacity
  • SIPFED address change
  • Windows Phone 8.1
  • Lync for Mac 2011 14.0.7 hotfix
  • BYOD in a WiFi infrastructure
  • Lync April 2014 Cumulative Update
  • Office of iPad
  • eNow’s Hybrid monitoring product.

More information on the podcast including references and a link to download the podcast here or you can subscribe to the podcasts using iTunes, Zune or use the RSS feed.

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The UC Architects is a bi-weekly community podcast by people with a passion for Unified Communications; our main focus is on Exchange, Lync or related subjects.

The UC Architects Podcast Ep36

UC2We’re glad to announce the availability of episode 36 of The UC Architects podcast, recorded live at the Microsoft Exchange Conference 2014 in Austin, Texas.

This episode is hosted by Michael Van Horenbeeck who is joined by Dave Stork, John Cook, Paul Cunningham, Serkan Varoglu and Michel de Rooij. Special guests are Greg Taylor, Brian Day and Jeff Guillet. Editing was done by Andrew Price.

Topic discussed in this episode are taken from sessions held at the Microsoft Exchange Conference as well as well as input from the audience. They are:

  • Favorite moments at MEC
  • Yammer
  • Exchange and Office social interaction features
  • OWA for Android
  • OneDrive for Business and Exchange
  • Sizing Guidance
  • Multi-Factor Authentication
  • On-premises vs. Hybrid vs. Cloud
  • Managed Availability
  • NFS Support
  • Questions from the audience

We are extremely proud the session made it to the Top 15 of the sessions held at MEC.

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More information on the podcast including references and a link to download the podcast here or you can subscribe to the podcasts using iTunes, Zune or use the RSS feed.

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The UC Architects is a bi-weekly community podcast by people with a passion for Unified Communications; our main focus is on Exchange, Lync or related subjects.

The UC Architects Podcast Ep35

UC2We’re glad to announce the availability of episode 35 of The UC Architects podcast. This episode is hosted by Steve Goodman who’s joined by Michael van Hoorenbeeck, Dave Stork, Serkan Varoglum, John Cook, Ståle Hansen and yours truly. Editing was done by Andrew Price.

Topic discussed in this episode are:

  • Exchange 2013 Service Pack 1
  • Exchange 2013 SP1 Transport bug
  • Exchange 2010 SP3 UR5
  • Exchange 2007 SP3 UR13
  • Have Public Folder limits changed recently? Let us know!
  • Now Available: GetLogFileUsage.ps1 script
  • Configuring Azure Multi-factor Authentication with Exchange 2013 SP1
  • Exchange 2013 SP1 now includes native ADFS support
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 and Database Availability Groups
  • Certificate Inspector™ by DigiCert
  • Office Web Apps Server 2013 Service Pack 1 (SP1) also available
  • Static IP Addresses for VMs in Windows Azure
  • HA EOP/Office 365 to On-Premises routing
  • SAML 2.0 federation with Office 365
  • Demo Scripts for Remotely managing Office 365 using PowerShell
  • Lync Conference 2014 – Some sessions released
  • Lync Room Systems (LRS) PSA – Update to 15.08
  • Minor update 1.01 to Lync2013 Call Pickup Group Manager Tool.
  • Lync call accounting for user or departmental billing – beta v0.2
  • Office 2013 SP1 fixes annoying UISuppressionMode bug for Lync
  • Using CsClientPolicyEntry for Inband Snom Provisioning
  • Lync 2013 – Masking Information from Monitoring Reports
  • Lync / Powerpoint certificate issue

More information on the podcast including references and a link to download the podcast here or you can subscribe to the podcasts using iTunes, Zune or use the RSS feed.

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The UC Architects is a bi-weekly community podcast by people with a passion for Unified Communications; our main focus is on Exchange, Lync or related subjects.

The UC Architects Podcast Ep34

UC2A quick post to announce the availability of episode 34 of The UC Architects podcast. This episode was recorded at the Lync Conference 2014 in Las Vegas in front of a live audience and features Jamie Stark (@nomorephones), Senior Product Marketing Manager in the Microsoft Skype division, and Lauren Husum (@lhorgan88), Product Marketing Manager in the Lync Marketing group.

This episode is hosted by Pat RIchard who’s also joined by Ståle Hansen, John Cook, Justin Morris, Tim Harrington and Tom Arbuthnot. Editing was done by Andrew Price.

Topics featured in this episode are:

  • Lync Conference 2014 Impressions
  • Lync Conference 2014 Keynote topics
  • Lync Conference 2014 Expo floor
  • Microsoft picks new CEO
  • Planning a Lync Server 2013 Deployment on Virtual Servers
  • Lync Server 2013 Stress Testing Guide
  • Lync Conference 2014 Keynote: Building Toward Universal Communications

More information on the podcast including references and a link to download the podcast here or you can subscribe to the podcasts using iTunes, Zune or use the RSS feed.

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The UC Architects is a bi-weekly community podcast by people with a passion for Unified Communications; our main focus is on Exchange, Lync or related subjects.

The UC Architects Podcast Ep33

UC2A quick post to announce the availability of episode 33 of The UC Architects podcast.

This episode is hosted by Steve Goodman who’s joined by Michael Van Hoorenbeeck, Dave Stork, Johan Veldhuis and John Cook. Editing was done by Andrew Price.

Some of the topic in this episode are:

  • Lync Conference Sessions from The UC Architects
  • Lync Conference Parties EventZero, LyncdUp, eNow
  • Lync Conference Giveaway – 35 items so far!
  • Microsoft Exchange Conference (MEC) Sessions from The UC Architects
  • The UC Architects Live From MEC
  • So long RPC/HTTP, Hello MAPI/HTTP
  • Exchange 2010 mailflow troubleshooting guide
  • Exchange 2010 TIFF iFilters (OCR Tiff -> Exchange Search)
  • Slow Response To Exchange Virtual Directory Cmdlets
  • Cmdlet Extension Agents & XML Case Sensitivity
  • Steve Goodman’s MSExchange.org Guide for migrating from Exchange 2007 to 2013
  • Use these ideas from Steve Goodman to troubleshoot slow mailbox moves to Office365
  • Dave’s Stork’s From open source groupware solution Zarafa to Exchange Part 1
  • Common mailbox / folder sharing scenarios Guided Walkthroughs now available
  • Exchange 2010 and 2013 Database Growth Reporting Script
  • Stale’s Exchange Integrations and Lync session visions from NIC
  • Get-umAutoAttendantDiagram: Auto Diagram Your Exchange Auto Attendants
  • Lync Meeting Update Tool
  • New blog LyncServer Design/Planning and Policies
  • Worlds first Twitter to Lync IM Bridge
  • Managing Office 365 e-mail addresses easy with PowerShell when using DirSync

More information on the podcast including references and a link to download the podcast here or you can subscribe to the podcasts using iTunes, Zune or use the RSS feed.

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The UC Architects is a bi-weekly community podcast by people with a passion for Unified Communications; our main focus is on Exchange, Lync or related subjects.

The UC Architects Podcast Ep32

UC2We’re glad to announce the availability of episode 32 of The UC Architects podcast.

This episode is hosted by Pat Richard who’s joined byJohn Cook, Michael van Hoorenbeeck, Serkan Varoglu, Tom Arbuthnot, Justin Morris, Tim Harrington and Ståle Hansen.Special guest is Jamie Stark who’s Product Manager on Lync at Microsoft. Editing was done by Andrew Price.

Some of the topic in this episode are:

  • SharePoint teams POV on use of SharePoint branding by evangelists
  • Important Changes to the Forefront Product Line
  • Lync Conference
  • TechEd being discontinued?
  • Limit access to Office Web Apps Server (OWAS)
  • Searching for that LineURI – again
  • Conferencing MCU issues with Lync 2013 on Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Telefonica Shuts Down Jajah
  • L+ Extending Lync for large meetings Lync
  • Polycom VVX Manager Tool
  • Improving Quality of Meeting Recordings
  • Lync and Software-Defined Networking
  • Stale’s LyncConf session
  • Can you use ActiveSync to estimate market shares?
  • Estimating the size of an Exchange Online Archive
  • Office 365 token disclosure
  • Exchange security updates and more
  • Publishing multiple services using only a single IP w/ Kemp
  • Exchange 2013 to 2007 Outlook Anywhere Proxy Issue

More information on the podcast including references and a link to download the podcast here or you can subscribe to the podcasts using iTunes, Zune or use the RSS feed.

About
The UC Architects is a bi-weekly community podcast by people with a passion for Unified Communications; our main focus is on Exchange, Lync or related subjects.