Microsoft Copilot is all around...

  As the debut of Microsoft 365 Copilot approaches, there are a lot of Copilot features set to be introduced across the Microsoft 365 ecosystem. Here are a few noteworthy additions: Microsoft has unveiled a series of innovative features in the upcoming releases of Windows 11, some of them are already released, and some are currently available in preview builds. The Windows 11 Copilot, conveniently located in the taskbar, eliminates the need to open your Edge browser. It is seamlessly integrated with Bing Enterprise Chat (BEC) and ChatGPT, making it really easy to get started on your creative journey. Included in Windows 11 is the new co-creator feature in Paint. This feature, also in preview, is integrated with DALL-E and provides a swift and straightforward method for creating illustrations and images. If you possess a knack for crafting descriptions, you can generate quite impressive imagery. Another AI-powered feature is image creation directly from BEC. This feature, also integrate

Restore a single Lync server from CsConfiguration Backup

In my previous video, I restored the entire CsConfiguration in order to recreate the correct SimpleURLs. In the following video I am showing how you may restore the configuration to a single Lync server, which has been taken offline. The backup was with the Lync 2013 backup script v3.5

The video has been trimmed to about 8 minutes long, and shows a restore of in my lab. The trimming has been done to shorten the time I had to wait through bootstrapper. It has no sound, but the CC will explain what's going on.

The important giveaways from this movie should be:
  • Permissions required to run Lync commands
  • Things to look out for
    • Use -LocalStore when targeting a single computer
  • A quick troubleshooting (where to find the logs)
As always, you can find the script right here.