Category Archives: Powershell

Quick Post: Pat Richards Get-CsConnections and Polycom devices

Note: To be clear I’m a massive fan of Pat’s work. In fact, I make sure I catch up with him every year when I’m at Ignite! I’ve also been using his Set-CsFeatures.ps1 script since the 2013 days. This is by no means intended as a criticism of his work. Just a quick tip for… Read More »

Automatic Australian Holiday Rulesets for Response Group Service

New-CSRgsAustralianHolidayList.ps1 Update 5/11/2018 Released Version 2.3 to fix an an issue with single pool selection using the ISE and add last run reminders About the tool This is a script that adds/maintains the relevant Australian Holidays to your Skype4B  / Lync environment for the next 12 months based on data available from the Australian Government Website. I… Read More »

ProTips for Life at Microsoft Ignite

With Microsoft’s Ignite less than 60 days away some conversation has broken out on Twitter here and after sharing my thoughts there, I thought I’d throw a ton more up here. Not all of my recommendations may apply to you as I fly in from Australia. Typically about 24 hours of flying for those interested. But… Read More »

How bad is the CVE-2017-8550 XSS exploit for Skype4B?

So for those of you who don’t have your ear on the #skype4B hash tag on twitter (and you should) nyxgeek released an exploit for the Skype4B 2016 and Lync 2103/Skype4B 2015  Click to Run Client, that exploits XSS to allow for remote website execution without user interaction on the receiving users machine. On the… Read More »

Find Low or Empty RGS Response groups Script

I recently has a requirement to filter through a customer’s 200 odd RGS Groups to find areas that had little or no agents assigned causing a high abandoned rate of calls. I knocked something quick and nasty together in the ISE at the time, but thanks to someone digging through our phone lines at home… Read More »

How I moved from the Powershell ISE over to Visual Studio for my Skype4B scripts Part 3. A Pushme Pullyou

This is a continuation of my adventures into moving to Visual Studio from the Powershell ISE you can find Part 1 and Part 2 here, they contain concepts we are building upon in here so are worth a read. Anyway, last time we actually put some (very basic) code into Visual Studio and got it to run,… Read More »

How I moved from the Powershell ISE over to Visual Studio for my Skype4B scripts Part 2. The Return of the VB ISE!

Part 2 The Return of the VB ISE! This is a continuation of my adventures into moving to Visual Studio from the Powershell ISE you can find Part1 over here, go read that if you havent to get all caught up. Right, When we left off we had just installed Visual Studio, Connected it with Visual Studio… Read More »