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Free Microsoft Lync eBooks

I discovered a fantastic set of free Microsoft content recently and wanted to share it with my readers. Eric Ligman from Microsoft has put together what he calls the:

Largest collection of FREE Microsoft eBooks ever, including: Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Office 2013, Office 365, Office 2010, SharePoint 2013, Dynamics CRM, PowerShell, Exchange Server, Lync 2013, System Center, Azure, Cloud, SQL Server, and much more

In addition to some good Lync content there are some valuable free resources for Microsoft Exchange, Office 365, SharePoint, PowerShell, and Azure. You can access it all here:

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/mssmallbiz/archive/2014/07/07/largest-collection-of-free-microsoft-ebooks-ever-including-windows-8-1-windows-8-windows-7-office-2013-office-365-office-2010-sharepoint-2013-dynamics-crm-powershell-exchange-server-lync-2013-system-center-azure-cloud-sql.aspx

There are ten Lync specific digital publications available. Many of them you have seen . . . → Read More: Free Microsoft Lync eBooks

Handy PowerShell Administration Script for Office 365

If you are frequently administering an Microsoft Office 365 subscription through PowerShell you might find this little PowerShell script (.ps1) handy.

To administer Office 365 with PowerShell, including the Microsoft Exchange Online features, you require two things in your local PowerShell session:

The “Microsoft Online Services Module” for Windows PowerShell. This module is downloaded and installed locally on-premise, and gives your local PowerShell session the ability to run Microsoft Online Service (“Msol”) cmdlet’s that can be used for basic Microsoft Online administration. A remote PowerShell session to your Microsoft Exchange Online tenant. This gives your local PowerShell session access to the Exchange Online cmdlet’s.

Note: there are currently no specific . . . → Read More: Handy PowerShell Administration Script for Office 365