Erwin Bierens

Knowledge is Power

Microsoft Teams - Delegated Persmissions

2022-08-01 1 min read Microsoft Teams
For my job i’m working with a lot of customers that have been onboarded within in the Microsoft Cloud Solutions Provider program (CSP). From this point of view it’s easy to manage multiple tenants securely without having to manage all kind of admin identities for each customer. In the Microsoft Partner Center you can easily browse to a customer and go to service management menu to open the specific admin center. Continue reading

Microsoft Teams - Chat with yourself

2022-07-11 1 min read Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Teams has a new update that enables users to create a chat with themselves. This update (Feature ID 88066) has been rolled out to desktop, web and mobile users. If you don’t see it yet, log off and on to the Teams client and it probaly shows up in your pinned chats. Microsoft highlights that the new chat with self feature is designed to help users stay organized. Just like regular chats, you will be able to send yourself messages, notes, files, images, and videos. Continue reading

Microsoft Teams - PowerShell Module 4.5.0

2022-07-06 2 min read Microsoft Teams

Microsoft has released version 4.5.0 of the Teams PowerShell Module.

Microsoft Teams PowerShell Module (TPM) versions in the 4.x.x series or later are the only versions supported now. All earlier versions are fully retired since June 15, 2022 & will stop working (Message center post for reference - MC350371).

It’s recommended to update to the latest Teams PowerShell Module version.

Update your module by the following cmdlet:

Update-Module MicrosoftTeams

If you encounter problems you can use the -force parameter. For more info about installing the Microsoft Teams PowerShell module, follow this link.

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Microsoft Teams - Using the SIP Gatway

2022-06-13 3 min read Microsoft Teams

While native Microsoft Teams phone devices provide the complete Teams user experience, we still met customers with an bunch of legacy SIP devices. In order to help these customers with their migration to Microsoft Teams, Microsoft has launched the Teams SIP Gateway. This is a cloud service that enables core Teams calling functionality on compatible SIP phone models from Cisco, Poly, Yealink and AudioCodes.

I’m going to describe the steps on how to provision SIP phones for Teams calling using this SIP Gateway with a Cisco CP-7841 IP Phone.

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Microsoft Teams - compact chat modus

2022-02-16 1 min read Microsoft Teams
Microsoft released a new feature within the settings of your Teams client. If you like optimizing space in your chats you are now able set this to compact mode. By default the setting is set to comfy mode. Comfy mode Compact mode Personally i tested this feature (Compact mode) for at most one hour, this is not the ideal chat view for me. This feature is not (yet) working on iOS, Android, FireFox and Safari. Continue reading

Review: Audiocodes C470HD

2022-02-15 3 min read Microsoft Teams
This post is a long time coming. I’ve had this phone for quite some while placed on my desk. I’m not a big fan of desk phones because i want to work from anyplace / anywhere, but in this particular i was very interested in the Audiocodes C470HD because it has WiFi onboard. If you’re reading this, you are probably already familiar with AudioCodes. I was first introduced to them when I was installing Lync for a customer and needed a qualified gateway. Continue reading
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