Skype4B for Weddings !

Been meaning to blog about this since August. Bit of a non work / work related blog post and a bit of fun for me but wanted to share my experience on how i used Skype for Business at a wedding. My now sister in law was getting married and the groom (Martin) (not me, … Continue reading Skype4B for Weddings !

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SEFAUtil.exe released for Skype for Business

Great to see SEFUtil.exe is released for Skype for Business as some people have been waiting for this. A little util that means alot to some but it seems similar to the Lync 2013 command line based and the installation and setup requirements are the same as they were. In the download it says supported … Continue reading SEFAUtil.exe released for Skype for Business

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 😦 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