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PowerShell 101 for Exchange administrators

Posted by Olivier Raynaut on Tue, Feb 17, 2015

PowerShell was publically released to the public in 2006 and since then is experiencing a growing interest among the Microsoft World Community IT Pros. The main reason for this success is that it empowers administrators due to its ease of use and powerful scripting capabilities.

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Tags: Powershell, Best practices, tutorial

Azure new RemoteApp - Cloudify your desktop applications

Posted by Arnaud Buonaccorsi on Fri, Jan 23, 2015


Last month Microsoft released a number of great enhancements to Microsoft Azure. These include:

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Tags: Microsoft Applications, microsoft azure, Cloud monitoring, Best practices, windows azure

Keeping track of last modified documents in SharePoint 2013

Posted by Olivier Raynaut on Tue, Dec 02, 2014

Using SharePoint documents library can be quite challenging sometimes. Especially when it comes down to following what is going on. For that there are a few tricks that can be used in order to know what are the new documents published or modified.

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Tags: Microsoft SharePoint, SharePoint 2013, List view, SharePoint Document Library, Best practices

Best practices: Track usage of Lync Online with PowerShell and REST Web Services

Posted by Arnaud Buonaccorsi on Wed, Oct 08, 2014

Lync Online was released in 2010. Since end of 2013 you can access nice reports in the interface. However they are a little bit limited and not very flexible. Here is the list of reports you can find in UI: 

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Tags: Lync Monitoring Lync Online Lync Reporting Lync Ou, Best practices

PowerShell v5 and Tips & Tricks from the experts

Posted by Olivier Raynaut on Tue, Jul 01, 2014

Once again it was with great pleasure that I have attended to some session presented by Jeffrey Snover and Don Jones, two of my favorite PowerShell influencers. The room was packed with IT Pros and developers, ready to hear the latest announcements about PowerShell along with some tips and tricks from these two experts.

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Tags: Microsoft TechEd, Exchange monitoring, Powershell, Best practices, Management Framework

How To Resolve a PowerShell Kerberos Issue

Posted by Olivier Raynaut on Fri, Aug 23, 2013

Today I was trying to connect to an Exchange 2013 server using remote PowerShell, and I had this strange error come up:

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Tags: Exchange 2013, kerberos, Exchange, Powershell, Best practices

Enable Remote WMI Access for a Domain User Account

Posted by cyril leroy on Thu, Aug 22, 2013

This article will show you how to enable remote WMI access for a domain user account on Exchange or SharePoint.

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Tags: Microsoft, WMI, SharePoint, Exchange, Best practices, Troubleshooting

PowerShell Tip: Easily Manage all of Your "BYOD" Devices

Posted by Arnaud Buonaccorsi on Fri, Jul 26, 2013

The "Bring Your Own Device" Trend (BYOD) has been making significant contributions to the enterprise for quite a few years now. About 44% of developed markets have already adopted their own devices at work! 

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Tags: Exchange Migration, Microsoft, Exchange, ActiveSync, Powershell, BYOD, Best practices

Powershell Tips and Tricks: How to Change Network Configuration in Windows 8 to Allow Remote PowerShell

Posted by cyril leroy on Fri, May 24, 2013

Today I would like to share how I configured my network to allow remote PowerShell in Windows 8.

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Tags: Windows 8, application performance monitoring, Powershell, APM, Best practices

Troubleshooting unknown PowerShell error messages

Posted by Olivier Raynaut on Tue, Mar 19, 2013

Dealing with PowerShell remotely can cause many headaches when it comes to troubleshooting issues. Therefore, I have gathered the "best" PowerShell errors I have encountered so far in which the error messages returned are not always very meaningful...

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Tags: Exchange 2010, Exchange reporting, cmdlets, Exchange monitoring, Powershell, Best practices