Category Archives: Rants

The part of the site I go off tap and waffle on about something.

Teams Voice Connectivity for Tenants without PSTN Calling

So as you all might have heard. Skype for Business is slowly going to transition into Microsoft Teams. I’m not going to go too much into this as most of the MVP community has covered a lot of what’s happening. If you’re not aware, Teams will be taking on PSTN call functions. But, Teams is… Read More »

Response Group Transfers to External Numbers Fail when being diverted by a thrid party

I’m not going to do my usual detailed write up on this one just figuring this might help someone Googleing, But I recently had to look into an issue for a customer who had another intergrator build thie Skype4B platform and all worked well. The issue was that when a call came from an external… Read More »

The Phone handset from hell.

Hi guys, I figured I’d post this here somewhere public thats visited by tech enthusiasts to highlight some of the failings in both carrier customer service and Nokia’s declining service over the years. Here’s hoping it doesn’t prevent me from getting an MVP status or similar later in life as the Windows Phone OS worked… Read More »

Playing with NAT on a Watchguard for non primary IP addreses

Yeah, I can already hear you saying “Why would I need to do this?” Well, you can have a few reasons. For example you can NAT different subnets out different IP addresses for multi tenancy. Configure Natting for optional interfaces. Or as in the case I had recently… your ISP buggers up BGP. Feel free… Read More »