Erwin Bierens

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Using custom Tags with Microsoft Teams

A tag can be added to a person on a specific team. After you have added a tag, it can be used in @mentions in any standard channel of the team. NOTE: Tags are not yet supported in private channels. Manage tags settings for a team By Default team owners can set whether members can add tags at the team level. To do this, on the Settings tab for a team, go to Tags, and then choose who can add tags.

Microsoft Teams for Linux

How to for installing Microsoft Teams in a Linux Environment

This how to is written for debian distro based operating systems. During this test i’m using Ubuntu Desktop 18.04.3 LTS. Installing Microsoft Teams First of all download the right client package for Microsoft Teams. For my Ubuntu desktop i’m using the DEB 64-bit installer. You can also download the package using wget. Download the package from the Teams website. You can find the latest version right here (Right click the version and copy the link)

Using eDiscovery with Microsoft Teams

Security and Compliance

Recently i was involved in a case where we needed to discover some conversations between a internal and external company due to some illegal activities. I want to share some information on eDiscovery and Content Search with Microsoft Teams from a Security and Compliance view, this is quite simple but many of us are unaware how could you filter out the conversations and in specific to Microsoft Teams conversations. Assign Permissions If you have already set the permissions you can skip this first chapter.

Optimize your network for Microsoft Teams

Before you start planning your network for Microsoft Teams network connectivity, it is important to understand the connectivity principles for managing Microsoft Teams traffic and getting the best possible performance for your end users. Traditional enterprise networks are mostly designed to provide users access to applications and data hosted in company or co-located datacenters with focus on strong perimeter security and easy to manage for the IT departments. The traditional model assumes that users will access applications and data from inside the corporate network perimeter, over WAN links from branch offices, or remotely over VPN connections and will use one break out to the public internet managed by a corporate firewall.

Setup Direct Routing with Microsoft teams

Direct Routing lets you connect a supported, customer-provided Session Border Controller (SBC) to the Microsoft Phone System. With this capability you can configure on-premises PSTN (bring your own sip trunk, BYOT) connectivity with your Microsoft Teams client. There are a couple of certified SBC vendors you can use to setup Direct Routing. Audiocodes Ribbon AnyNode Thinktel What do you need? In order to setup Direct routing you will need to have some prerequisites: