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Microsoft Teams / Skype for Business PowerShell doesn’t support IPv6

I was trying to administer our tenant’s Microsoft Teams accounts, but the connection timed out constantly on my home comp. I assumed it’s because my Office installation’s messed up due to constant switching between 2016 and 2019 Preview. For the googlers: Get-CsPowerShellEndpoint : The operation has timed out At C:\Program Files\Common Files\Skype for Business Online\Modules\SkypeOnlineConnector\SkypeOnlineConnectorStartup.psm1:108 […]

Migrating from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams

Preface Now that Microsoft Teams has reached feature parity with Skype for Business, it’s really time to move on, isn’t it? Additionally, Microsoft has announced the start of the end of life program for the integration of Skype for Business with third-party audio conferencing providers (ACPs), so you have no other option left than subscribing […]

Administering Microsoft Teams via PowerShell

Installation You need the built-in PowerShell, version 5, because PowerShell Core, a.k.a. PowerShell 6, doesn’t work yet. If in doubt, check the version with: $PSVersionTable.PSVersion You need to install a bunch of stuff: Visual C++ 2017 x64 Redistributable Microsoft Online Services Sign-In Assistant for IT Professionals RTW Skype for Business Online Windows PowerShell Module Then […]

Office 365 (still) sucks hard at 2FA

Although Microsoft has been talking and putting up nice videos about 2FA for quite a while, it’s still a pain in the ass. It really is. Let me explain. The theory is that you install the latest Office, enable 2FA for the user in the Office Portal and be done with it. Guess what, that’s […]

Skype for Business Cloud PBX reaches GA

As per their roadmap, Microsoft made Cloud PBX available as of 1st of December. Here’s a detailed blogpost: A deeper view into Skype for Business Cloud PBX And also a nice writeup from Mary Jo Foley of ZDNet: Microsoft prices high-end Office 365 E5 at $420 per user per year I’m all curious about it, […]

Skype For Business Server 2015 – Epic Fail

So I decided to give SFB Server 2015 (previously called Lync Server) a go because I’m getting really tired of our old Catalyst 2911. I completed several of the preliminary steps, but when I finally got to actually install something, it failed on me pretty hard: Okay, so I checked the KB article, TL;DR I […]