set ACTIVE USER to AutoAccept Meeting Requests when offline

CASE: we needed a resource that could be reserved for LiveMeetings (Microsoft Roundtable). This user also needed to be ACTIVE because the system will be provided with a mini-pc that is configured to automaticaly boot with that user and log on to Outlook Calendar. ISSUE: An active user cannot AutoAccept Meeting Requests when Offline. this would have the consequence that only when user is active, it will reply all pending meeting requests. BEWARE: UNSUPPORTED METHOD !!! 1) Change mailbox to an equipment type: set-mailbox -Identity “Mailbox Name” -Type Equipment 2) Change Access Rights on that mailbox for a different user:

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How to deploy the settings of your Wireless Network

CASE: when you have a Wireless Network in your environment you will have to deploy the settings of it to all notebooks. One of the most common known ways to do this is through Group Policy Objects (GPO) – (TECHNET: http://tinyurl.com/njqoc3 ). But there are some reasons why this is not the easiest way. One of them is that you can not provide your deploy with a static pre-shared key (WPAPSK). So we had to find another way. Solution: as for many solutions we found it in a command line tool: “NETSH WLAN” . This tool is actually the CLI

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Delegate permissions on Active Directory Users&Computers

CASE: HR has to modify user properties such as Address, Telephone,… on AD users without having Administrator Rights. The can NOT create or delete users. 1) Create a new security group (case: “hr_ad_editors”) 2) Right-click on the destination OU (case: “_USERS”) and select Delegate Control … a. Next b. Add users/groups (case: “hr_ad_editors”), click next c. Select the option Create a custom task to delegate, click next d. Select the option Only the following objects and select account objects below, click next e. Select all properties except full control, click next & finish 3) Add specific users/groups to the created

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