The UC Architects Podcast Ep44

iTunes-Podcast-logo[1]Episode 44 of The UC Architects podcast is now available,which was recorded at the Norwegian Lync Day. This episode is hosted by Pat Richard, who joined by Ståle Hansen, Tom Arbuthnot and Steve Goodman. Special guests are Lasse Nordvik WedøAdam GentJohan Delimon, Tommy Clarke, and Martin Lidholm. Editing was done by Andrew Price.

Some of the topics discussed in this episode are:

  • Configuring QoS for Lync IP Phones
  • New version of Lync SDN interface
  • Lync Call Concurrency Calculator
  • Never be late for a meeting again
  • MS14-055 Broke My Edge Server
  • Norwegian Lync Day recap
  • Session recap: Lync Backup and Restore by Lasse Nordvik Wedø
  • Session recap: Lync Hybrid and Skype by Tommy Clarke
  • Session recap: Lync Mobile sign in process and media flow by Tom Arbuthnot
  • Session recap: SIP and media in Lync explained by Johan Delimon
  • Session recap: Lync voice explained by Adam Gent
  • Lessons learned about holding a conference by Ståle Hansen
  • Session recap: 5 Elements That Ensure a Successful Lync Deployment by Martin Lidholm
  • TechEd Europe events

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 Ep43

iTunes-Podcast-logo[1]Episode 43 of The UC Architects podcast is now available, which is hosted by Pat Richard. Pat is joined by Steve Goodman, Johan Veldhuis, Serkan Varoglu, and yours truly. Editing was done by Andrew Price.

Some of the topics discussed in this episode are:

  • Unable moving mailboxes to Exchange 2013 DB excluded from provisioning
  • Protecting against Rogue Administrators
  • Combine Office 365 tenants after a merger or acquisition
  • Hybrid,EAC,Ex2007 & In-Place Hold issues in Ex2013 CU6 & OWA bug
  • Certain pages or windows don’t appear in Outlook Web App or in the Exchange admin center when using Google Chrome
  • Using PowerShell Background Jobs can help you speed up Exchange Tasks
  • Script: Invoke-snomControl PowerShell GUI
  • Microsoft Removes September’s Lync Vulnerability Update Due to Problems
  • Lync Room System Cumulative Update (Sep2014)
  • Lync Phone Edition (LPE) Log Viewer
  • September 2014 update for Lync 2013 client
  • Script:PolycomVVX FTP Provisioning Server Creation Script
  • SecureOfficeWebApps Farm with “FarmOU” Setting
  • High CPU after Publishing Lync Topology
  • Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.4.4 update
  • Lync Mobile update–Gallery View on iPad and participant management on both iPad and iPhone
  • IT/Dev Connections (wrap-up)
  • TechEd Australia
  • Norwegian Lync Day
  • UC Birmingham User Group

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 Ep42

iTunes-Podcast-logo[1]Episode 42 of The UC Architects podcast is now available, which is hosted by Pat Richard, who is joined by John A. Cook, Tom Arbuthnot and yours truly. Editing was done by Andrew Price.

Some of the topics discussed in this episode are:

  • Tool: PelNet v2.0
  • Managed Availability Probes
  • Skype for Desktop Settings – Set-SkypeClientPreferences withPowerShell
  • New firmware for LPE devices
  • Desktop sharing update
  • New Tool: Lync Common Area Phone Management (GUI)
  • Lync SDN For Dummies
  • Lync Anonymous Response Group Limitations and Field Notes
  • Practical use of Call Quality Methodology
  • New Tool: Event Zero Broadcast IM tool
  • Lync Server 2013 Cumulative Update (flex fabric update)
  • Static route for Edge server internal interfaces
  • UC Architects @ Connections speakers and Scheduled Maintenance party
  • Norwegian Lync Day
  • TechEd Europe 2014
  • Northern UC User Group

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 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

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 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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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.