Setting up Yammer Directory Sync

Setting up Yammer Directory Sync With Office365 – Life on Planet Groove. This is a great article on how to get Yammer Directory Sync configured and all the various advanced configuration items you need to do to have it work nicely. Ignore the “With Office365” part, though. This isn’t about synchronising Yammer with your Office […]


Wake-on-LAN (WoL) with Realtek integrated NIC / AsRock motherboard

Wake-on-LAN (WoL) with Realtek integrated NIC / AsRock motherboard

Having trouble getting Wake on LAN (WoL) to operate with your AsRock (or probably any manufacturer) motherboard that has an integrated Realtek (and also probably other manufacturers) NIC onboard? Try disabling both the Energy Efficient Ethernet and Green Ethernet options in the Advanced tab of the device in Device Manager (devmgmt.msc). When these options are […]


Windows 8.1: Where’s my OneNote screen clipping shortcut gone?!

Thanks, Windows 8.1. Why’d you have to go create YET ANOTHER search keyboard shortcut on Windows + S and steal my beloved OneNote Screen Grab key away from me. Thankfully, the below registry key addition allows me to turn that one off and bring back my OneNote key! reg.exe add HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced /v DisabledHotkeys /t REG_SZ […]


SharePoint 2013 Workflows

Steps Web platform installer: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=252092 as per http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-US/library/jj193525 on APP1 Ran script on app1 # To be run in Workflow Manager PowerShell console that has both Workflow Manager and Service Bus installed. # Create new SB Farm $SBCertificateAutoGenerationKey = ConvertTo-SecureString -AsPlainText -Force -String ‘workflow farm password’ -Verbose;New-SBFarm -SBFarmDBConnectionString ‘Data Source=sp13db;Initial Catalog=PROD_Workflow_SbManagement;Integrated Security=True;Encrypt=False’ -InternalPortRangeStart 9000 -TcpPort […]