Erwin Bierens

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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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Running PowerShell on your RaspberryPi

2018-12-06 1 min read Linux Powershell Erwin Bierens
For many years PowerShell was a Windows-only thing that was part of the closed Windows ecosystem. Now a days PowerShell is open source up at with lots of docs and scripts, also open source. PowerShell is supported on Windows, Mac, and a half-dozen Linux distros. While running PowerShell on your RaspberryPi is still experimental and only supported for Raspbian Stretch it’s running pretty smoothly. / Installing Install the prerequisites Continue reading

Activating Teams Calling -Microsoft Teams

2018-01-12 1 min read Microsoft Teams Erwin Bierens
This howto helps you to check/configure Calling in Microsoft Teams. Make sure you have correct licenses on your Office365 tenant. E1 E3 E5 Microsoft Phone System License (this one is included in E5) and a Calling plan (domestic or Domestic + International Calling) / Login to the Skype for Business Online Powershell Make sure you have download the SkypeOnlineConnector for Powershell. Import-Module SkypeOnlineConnector $credential = Get-Credential $session = New-CsOnlineSession -Credential $credential -Verbose Import-PSSession $session Get-Command -Module tmp_mmdx3k5r. Continue reading

Microsoft Teams - Connect to Powershell

2017-11-06 1 min read Microsoft Teams Powershell Erwin Bierens
Hi Guys, Microsoft recently(11-2017) released the Powershell Cmdlets (still in beta), which gives you the opportunity to manage Microsoft Teams by Powershell. Installing To get started you wil first need to install the Microsoft Teams Powershell module. You can do this by using the following command: Install-Module -Name MicrosoftTeams Loading module Once you have installed a module on your system, you will likely want to import the module in order to use it. Continue reading

Powershell Enable / Disable / Set / Show Windows Web Proxy

2017-08-08 1 min read Powershell Erwin Bierens
Web Proxy I’m currently working for a company where I have to set up a web proxy to connect my laptop to the Internet. Because I’m a little bit lazy to enable/disable this every morning when i come in, or when i open my laptop at home, i use these two oneliners in powershell: EnableProxy: set-itemproperty 'HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings' -name ProxyEnable -value 1 DisableProxy: set-itemproperty 'HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings' -name ProxyEnable -value 0 Complete Script: I also created a simple menu script with all the options to Enable, Disable, Set and Show. Continue reading

Configuring SEFAUtil - Skype for Business

2017-06-13 3 min read Skype for Business Erwin Bierens
What is SEFA Util SEFAUtil (secondary extension feature activation) is a command-line tool that enables Skype for Business Server 2015 communications software administrators and helpdesk agents to configure delegate-ringing, call-forwarding, simultaneous ringing, team-call settings and group call pickup on behalf of a Skype for Business Server 2015 user. The tool also allows administrators to query the call-routing settings that are published for a particular user.The SEFAUtil tool allows the administrator to enable/disable/modify call forwarding or simultaneously ringing on behalf of the user. Continue reading

Execution of Scripts is Disabled on this System

2017-03-07 1 min read Powershell Erwin Bierens
Execution of Scripts When you try to run a powershell script on Windows, you may receive the following error stating that the execution policy on your computer does not allow you to run the script. To fix this error, you must change the PowerShell execution policy for this computer. These instructions will explain how to allow “Unrestricted” access to running scripts on your computer. / To set the execution policy to unrestricted, enter the following command (PowerShell must be run as an Administrator): Continue reading
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