Certificate Generator & Request Tool / Script

This tool was born out of my frustrations of having to pre-create certificate requests on servers without IIS or Skype for Business management tools.  A while back I posted an article that showed how to do this through Certreq.exe on any Windows workstation or server. You can see this post here: https://skype4b.uk/2015/05/05/generating-csr-using-certreq-exe/ However, I am… Read More

Skype for Business 5-minute Admin: Removing Invalid Front Ends from Topology

Have you ever added a Front End server into your topology using just the server name (i.e. Server1) and not the fully qualified domain name (i.e. server1.domain.local)? I have without thinking and published the topology. Easy mistake to make when you are not concentrating. However, you would think that undoing your mistake would be straightforward… Read More

Skype for Business – Detailed User Configuration Report

I am pleased to announce and release a new script tool that will allow administrators to export user configuration details from Skype for Business. The script has 3 modes: User Mode – where administrators can enter the SIP address of the user they want to report on Domain Mode = where administrators can report on… Read More

Get List of Users and Associated Office 365 Licences

Just a quick memory dump for myself really. To export a report of all users from Office 365 and their associated licences run the following command in Azure Powershell Module Get-MsolUser -All | Select UserPrincipalName, Licenses | fl | Out-File c:\office365users.txt To only export licenced users Get-MsolUser -All | Where {$_.IsLicensed -eq “True”} | Select UserPrincipalName,… Read More

Create vCard From Active Directory

I had a requirement to export all users’ contact information from active directory to vCard so they could be imported into a mobile phone. Turns out it is really easy once you understand the VCARD formatting. Run the following script from a server or workstation with AD Powershell Module Import-Module ActiveDirectory $vCardPath = “C:\mobile.vcf” #test… Read More