Bulk Import photos into Active Directory for Sharepoint, Outlook 2010, Outlook 2013 and Lync

A simple Powershell script to import photos from a directory into AD. The photos should be named with the format “samAccountName.jpg”, less than 10k in size, and recommended dimensions of 96×96. To get the photos into the proper format, I used imageMagick’s “mogrify” command. mogrify -path OUTPUT_PATH -format jpg -thumbnail 96×96 *.jpg Embedded github “Gist”:

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Install Truecrypt Silently via .MSI

I was recently asked to deploy Truecrypt 7.1a to 250 computers. We use System Center Configuration Manager, so the simplest way to do this was going to be an .msi. Unfortunately, there is no official MSI for Truecrypt. I found a reference to a 32 bit version, and Richud’s instructions on modifying the 32 bit […]

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Use ZenLoadBalancer 3.0.3 with Hyper-V 2012/SCVMM 2012 to load-balance Exchange 2010 CAS array

Recently I investigated some options to improve the availability of our Exchange 2010 environment. High availability should be a goal for any environment, but when you are the sole sysadmin and have to balance a second job role at the same time, it is key to protecting your sanity! Overview Here is what is entailed […]

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