Your Skype Powershell Cheat Sheet: Useful Powershell commands you can run in Skype for Business 2015 and Lync Server 2013

Hi All I am a passionate Powershell and command line junky. I think that started with my first job which was Unix based and so I had to learn quickly the art of the commandline. Ever since then, I have tried hard to live by the mantra that “Real Men Don’t click” :). While that…


SHA512 certificates preventing RTCSRV from starting

Hi All just a quick note about SHA512 certificates and their effect on Lync Server 2013 and Skype for Business 2015. If your Certificate Authority issues certificate with a SHA512 signature hash algorithm (which is where a lot of organisations are now moving to *from sha1*), there is a problem with using these certificates on…


Lync Server 2013 Health Check Script

Hi All It’s the season to be jolly I am having fun seeing the kids get excited about Santa visiting soon. I finally have a spare moment and so I thought I would post a Lync Server 2013 Health Check Script I put together to help do some daily checks about your Lync Server 2013…


Setting up a Office Web App Farm for Lync Server 2013

Hi All I have been recently playing around with an Office Web App Server deployment to support a Lync Server 2013 environment. I thought I’d share my learning’s regarding the web farm deployment I did in my lab to test my production build process. On the whole the experience was very good and it was reasonably…