Test-CsDatabase shortcuts

I don’t know about you, but I’m not getting any younger, and my eyes often glaze over when faced with a table of numbers to compare for differences. This is often the case when I issue one of my fave p$ shortcuts to test my SfB server’s databases: Test-csDatabase -LocalService | ft *name,*edver* Do this …

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SfBS 2019 MACP – Modern Admin Control Panel

One of the significant enhancements delivered in today’s Skype for Business Server 2019 CU1 is the new “Modern Administration Control Panel” or MACP. This is a new HTML5-based admin interface, which shares a particular visual familiarity with the SfB Online and Microsoft Teams Admin Centres – and does so without requiring Silverlight. Thankfully it still …

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SfBS 2019 SEFAUtil in PowerShell

Added to Skype for Business Server 2019 from CU1 is “SEFAUtil” functionality in native PowerShell. No longer do you need to install a clunky “Trusted Application”. SEFA-WhatNow? Such innocence. You don’t know the world of pain you’ve missed! “Secondary Extension Feature Activation Utility” – to give it its full name – has historically shipped in …

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SfBS 2019 CU1 – July 2019

Last month we saw an interim hotfix that took SfB 2019 Server from its initial “dot-zero” release to 7.0.2046.116, and this July update (officially CU1) is the one we’ve all been holding out for, updating *everything* on my SE Front-End as well as adding some long-awaited functionality. The new build number is 7.0.2046.123. What’s Fixed? …

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