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Schedules In ShoreTel

Every once in a while you come across something in your field of expertise that you have just completely forgotten how works. With me it’s usually because I haven’t messed with something in a while and just can’t remember how it works. How schedules work in ShoreTel was one of those things. Since it’s so basic […]

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Setup an On-Hours/Off-Hours Schedule in ShoreTel

Set Up An On-Hours Schedule Before you start, this page in Director requires a special ActiveX control. I’ve posted an article here on how to install this control manually in case your PC security prevents you from installing it automatically on the site.  Just go ahead and install both controls mentioned as you’ll need them when you […]

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How to Keep Your Personal Contacts Synced and Up To Date

I’m a big fan of Google Mail. I can’t count the times it has saved me from a lot of trouble. I used to keep a contact list on Outlook and managed to sync it to my various cell phones via sketchy software that barely worked and required a lot of editing. These days your […]

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Support Entry Mode for ShoreTel

I’ve heard Support Entry Mode referred to as several different terms. Technician Mode, Maintenance Mode, Special Mode, and a few others, sometimes by TAC themselves. It’s really a special way of logging into ShoreTel Director so that you can change several hidden fields and it’s not obvious how to use it.   How To Access […]

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How To Child Proof Your Internet At Home For Free

A lot of people ask me this and unfortunately it’s one of those hard things to just tell someone how to do verbally. A lot of parents want to filter the internet for their kids, something that I don’t blame them for. I will post a few really hard to bypass methods, but this one […]