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Skype for Business Online PowerShell Throttling Limits

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As many ITPro’s have found out through remote PowerShell scripting against Exchange Online, there are limits. 

The same holds true for Skype for Business Online when using the Skype for Business Online Windows PowerShell Module. These are often an issue when scripting across thousands of objects.  For example, applying a SfBO policy to . . . → Read More: Skype for Business Online PowerShell Throttling Limits

Enabling PSTN Calling for an Office 365 E3 User in 5 Easy Steps

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I frequently encounter the situation where a company (or individual) has an Office 365 tenant with all E3 licenses but they want to enable some users for Skype for Business Online PSTN Calling (the ability to dial-out and receive calls to phone numbers in a geo-region where Skype for Business Online (SfBO) PSTN calling . . . → Read More: Enabling PSTN Calling for an Office 365 E3 User in 5 Easy Steps

Set Custom Policies in Skype for Business Online

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For those who have worked with Skype for Business Online (SfBO) policies, you know that the policies which govern user behavior and features are pre-configured with a set of default policies for the Office 365 SfBO tenant.

This was somewhat painful for a couple of reasons:

Policies which had a large number of settings . . . → Read More: Set Custom Policies in Skype for Business Online

Generating a List of Available Skype for Business Online PowerShell Cmdlets with Documentation

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The Skype for Business Online (SfBO) PowerShell Module is the primary command line management tool for Administrators.

New users of this module are often surprised to learn that the cmdlets exposed by this module are not defined in the Skype for Business Online PowerShell module itself. Instead, the SfBO PowerShell Module creates an implicit . . . → Read More: Generating a List of Available Skype for Business Online PowerShell Cmdlets with Documentation

Getting the Distribution of Skype for Business Online Registrar Pools used in an Office 365 Tenant

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Much like Skype for Business on-premises users, each Skype for Business Online (SfBO) user has a home pool. This home pool consists of multiple SfB servers running in Office 365 data centers. On sign-in, the each SfBO user establishes a Skype for Business session with one of the SfB servers in that home pool.  . . . → Read More: Getting the Distribution of Skype for Business Online Registrar Pools used in an Office 365 Tenant

Behind the Scenes look at the Skype for Business Online PowerShell Module

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As Skype for Business Online (SfBO) adoption on Office 365 continues to grow, more organizations are turning to PowerShell to manage the SfBO tenant and users.

The Skype for Business PowerShell Module used to the connect to the tenant is interesting.  Knowing a little but about how this module works behind the scene’s can . . . → Read More: Behind the Scenes look at the Skype for Business Online PowerShell Module

5 Tips & Reminders for End Users During a SIP Address Change

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SIP address changes inside organizations are usually challenging – for the IT team making the change and the end users experiencing the change. For those unfamiliar with the SIP address change, it involves a change to either:

The format of the left-hand side (e.g. user-id@domain.com changing to firstname.lastname@domain.com) The domain name on the right-hand . . . → Read More: 5 Tips & Reminders for End Users During a SIP Address Change

DNS Records in a Skype for Business Hybrid Deployment

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The DNS records for a Skype for Business (SfB) on-premises deployment can be somewhat complex, but are well documented (see Microsoft TechNet – DNS requirements for Skype for Business).  While working on a recent hybrid Skype for Business (SfB) deployment, I realized there is a lot of confusion. This was a classic hybrid deployment . . . → Read More: DNS Records in a Skype for Business Hybrid Deployment

Key Skype for Business Online Policy Settings

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As I work more with enterprises adopting Skype for Business (SfB) Online in Office 365, many questions arise about setting user policies which govern which features which compliance, security, and resource usage.

There are many policies (about 12 that applicable to individual SfB Online users), and each type of policy can have many settings . . . → Read More: Key Skype for Business Online Policy Settings