Using SEFAUtil – Part 2 – Perform configuration using the tool

In part 1 of this series I covered the installation of SEFAUtil and how to get it to run. This part will focus on using the tool and what commands can look like.

This two part series of posts is all about SEFAUtil:

Available Switches

SEFAUtil comes with various switches, which allow you to get or make configurations for features like delegate ringing, call forwarding, etc. You can get a list of all available switches by starting the tool without typing a command.…

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Change friendly name of a X.509 certificate

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During my last Office Web App Server deployment I was in a ‘complicated’ situation: The friendly name of the needed X.509 certificate wasn’t defined and so the creation of the new Office Web App Farm wasn’t possible.

TechNet describes the requirements for securing the Office Web App Server Farm (OWA) with HTTPS. OWA identifies its certificate by friendly name, therefore it must be defined and be unique. You can find the full article for planning and securing the deployment of the Office Web App Server Farm here.

I didn’t want to request a new certificate so I did a short research.…

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Lync 2013 exams are now available until November 2015

Hello everyone!

In the last MCP newsletter Microsoft announced the “deadline” to retire the Lync 2013 exams is moved to 30th November 2015. Only the Lync 2010 Exam “74-332 – Advanced Design and Deployment” is now retired for scheduling.


You can find an overview of all exams which are scheduled to be retired here.

I didn’t hear any news about possible exams for Skype for Business. Maybe there will be some information in the next months…


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