Monthly Archives: mei 2015

Using the Lync Logging Tool

This article will mainly serve as a field-reference in which customers can use to follow specific steps to capture SIP diagnostic logging and properly package it for review by anyone other than Microsoft’s Product Support team. Although there are already a number of how-to articles on using the native logging tools for OCS and Lync Server most cover just the… Read more →

How to find a Hostname for an IP Address

Click the Windows Start button, then “All Programs” and “Accessories.” Right-click on “Command Prompt” and choose “Run as Administrator.” Type “nbtstat -A %ipaddress%” at the command prompt in the black window that opens, substituting the IP address for “%ipaddress%“ Review the results and find the NETBIOS table. Locate a row where the type is “UNIQUE” and find the hostname of… Read more →

SCCM – Forcing an Endpoint Protection Scan on an individual computer

One of the many great new features on SCCM 2012 (SP1) is new Fast Channel/Client notification that among other things allows you to trigger a Endpoint Protection operation such as Full Scan. You can read all the fascinating details here: http://blogs.technet.com/b/configmgrteam/archive/2012/09/27/fast-channel-for-system-management.aspx There is a small “gotcha” however to be aware of to ensure you don’t accidentally trigger an operation on many… Read more →