Visio 2016 Install with Office 365

When trying to install with an MSI the Visio package with an already existing ‘Click-to-run’ install of Office 365, you will often get the error of: We found a problem!We’re sorry, Microsoft Office installer encountered a problem because you have these Click-to-Run installer based Office programs installed on your computer:Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus – en-usWindows […]

Exchange Powershell Context

I had a frustrating problem, where powershell was not returning the correct results that I was expecting, it was missing a 95% of the data from a simple get-mailbox command. It turns out, that running exchange powershell commands from the “Exchange Management Shell” sets the environment to the local server, even if you use the […]

Cisco Phone Firmware upgrade CUCM

Recently we had an issue with Platonics headsets working fine, then disconnecting after a short time.  After extensive trouble shooting, we found that firmware was the culprit.  Here is what I did to update the firmware for individual or single phones; First get the firmware you need, in my case I had to have Cisco […]

Show all Domain Computers that are Online

Quickie one liner; get-adcomputer -filter * | Where { Test-Connection $ -count 1 -quiet } | Select @{Name=”Computername”;Expression={$_.Name}} Reference :

Cisco Unity (CUC) Voice to EMail

I recently had a user (myself) that was not getting voicemail to email.  This was supposed to work, but was not.  So the first thing I did was confirm the LDAP connection, in my case I needed to move the Unity account in AD, and update the password in CUC; Then you have to Validate […]

Physical Security is Just as Important

So this is my effort to consolidate references.  I often read stories the inform my opinions, but forget where the references are. So here are my first two; DarkVishnya: Banks attacked through direct connection to local network By Sergey Golovanov on December 6 “In 2017-2018, Kaspersky Lab specialists were invited to research a series of cybertheft incidents. Each attack […]