This post is about using Pester for infrastructure validation (Skype for Business is used for the example infrastructure). So what is Pester? They describe it very well on their wiki: "Pester provides a framework for running Unit Tests to execute and validate PowerShell commands. Pester follows a file naming convention for naming tests to be … Continue reading Testing Infrastructure with Pester
This post will be about automating the deployment of KEMP load balancers for Skype for Business. More specifically, it's about using the fairly new KEMP Python SDK to script it. If you have not yet heard of this SDK I did write an introductory post about it awhile ago. I suggest starting there. Deployment Scenario For … Continue reading Automating a Skype for Business Reverse Proxy Deployment with the KEMP SDK
I'm writing a quick post after a discovery I made while trying to answer someone's question on my other post. What permissions do you need to manage Common Area Phones? You need RTCUniversalUserAdministrators membership if you want to manage them via normal Powershell (remote or local) or CsUserAdministrator if you want to manage them through a … Continue reading Are Common Area Phones ‘Devices’ or ‘Contacts’?
This post will be a quick guide on how to setup a TLS trunk between an Audiocodes SBC and Skype for Business. Since it is a quick guide it will not cover in detail all of the different available settings within an Audiocodes SBC or really explain what the settings I am changing actually do … Continue reading Using TLS with an Audiocodes SBC and Skype for Business