SIP Pinger Tool

Checking connectivity to a TCP SIP Trunk is easy enough, “telnet” is the Swiss Army knife of any techie toolkit, and it should show that routing and firewall rules are configured correctly. However, I’ve had a couple of situations where that wasn’t enough. First example involved Checkpoint firewalls between all client sites, and…

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Lync Central Forest Topology with Forefront Identity Manager (FIM)

The idea of this article is to explain what role FIM plays in multiple forest Lync deployments, and how it does it. This is going to be another long article, so shall we get the awkward bit over with, and let me tell you a story of how I first came to know FIM.…

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