Lync 2013 Mobile Client Update 5.9.137.0 mentions Skype for Business coming soon – Windows Phone

Before you read and get excited the mobile client is still Lync 2013 ๐Ÿ˜ฆ were not there yet BUT this update now has Skype for Business mentioned in it so were getting closer ! This update does inform users of the renaming of Lync to Skype for Business and a new mobile client is coming … Continue reading Lync 2013 Mobile Client Update 5.9.137.0 mentions Skype for Business coming soon – Windows Phone

Skype for Business Enable Server Side Conversation History

Following an In-Place upgrade we wanted to enable server-side conversation history as its a new feature in Skype for Business and we already had Exchange 2013 available which is a prerequisite for this feature. Server-side conversation history allows conversation history to be shared between desktop and mobile clients which was often a major pain that … Continue reading Skype for Business Enable Server Side Conversation History

Skype for Business Server 2015 Antivirus Exclusions

Following an In-Place upgrade to Skype for Business we wanted to update the antivirus exceptions. Microsoft were quite late to post the Lync 2013 Servers below and im unsure on the timescales for the Skype for Business exclusions list. Lync 2013 Antivirus Exclusions List from TechNet https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn440138(v=ocs.15).aspx So im taking a guess following the new … Continue reading Skype for Business Server 2015 Antivirus Exclusions

Enable Skype for Business Directory Search

Following a Lync 2013 to Skype for Business Server 2015 side by side Migration we wanted to enable Skype Directory search. Having previously federated with Skype i thought this wouldn't require many changes but it does. After a review of TechNet i found a couple of things you need to do and be aware. IMPORTANT … Continue reading Enable Skype for Business Directory Search

Skype for Business Server Debugging Tools – Download Available

MS have released the Skype for Business Server debugging tools ๐Ÿ™‚ including - Snooper - CLSLogger - CLSScenarioEdit By default these tools are installed inย C:\Program Files\Skype for Business Server 2015\Debugging Tools. Download link below ๐Ÿ™‚ https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=47263

WARNING – Skype for Business Server 2015 has a normalization/matching bug – problem for those with Exchange Auto Attendants.ย 

Update - This is now resolved In Skype for Business CU 1 June 2015 Just spotted this on Twitter posted by Matt Landis. Microsoft are investigating. If you are using Exchange Auto Attendents and transfer to users or response groups the normalisation will fail and may route call externally and back. Ok if the numbers … Continue reading WARNING – Skype for Business Server 2015 has a normalization/matching bug – problem for those with Exchange Auto Attendants.ย 

Skype for Business – Windows Fabric Dump and Trace files stored in File Store

Since in-place upgrading my Lync SE Front End to Skype for Business Server 2015 im just starting to dig around looking at updates and differences and spotted theres two new folders in my File Store. WinFabDumpFiles WinFabTraceFiles From looking into the folders it appears to be logs file that i believe used to be stored … Continue reading Skype for Business – Windows Fabric Dump and Trace files stored in File Store

Lync Server 2013 May 2015 Cumulative Update KB2809243

IMPORTANT CU FOR SIDE BY SIDE MIGRATIONS TO SKYPE FOR BUSINESS With the buzz of Skype for Business there's also a new CU for Lync 2013 Server. This cu contains a number of fixes so would be recommended to get installed, also be good to have installed if your preparing your servers for a Skype … Continue reading Lync Server 2013 May 2015 Cumulative Update KB2809243

LRS Admin Portal after Skype for Business InPlace Upgrade – cant reinstall

If you use the LRS admin portal on your FE its recommended to remove this before an InPlace upgrade but if you try to install it after it will fail. watch this space as ill see what we can do. Update - new sfb lync room system admin portal Download http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=46906&WT.mc_id=rss_alldownloads_all