Skype for Business Cumulative Update 1 (CU1) is finally here. No, all of those other patches were not CU 1. They were CU 0.1 and 0.2 – but now we have the real deal. You can download the update here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=47690 “Details” of SLA can be found here: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3092727 Setup and Configuration I say “details”
Yearly Archives: 2015
You didn’t read that title wrong! This is a post about Yammer on the Mastering Lync (err..Skype for Business) blog. You might be asking, why? Because this is really about Unified Communications in general (hence the Exchange and sometimes random Azure posts). Issue: For the organizational freaks like me Yammer might drive you nuts. My
So we were presented with an interesting question. Can we use the Audio Test Service on the mobile client. When I tried to search for the object on my Windows Phone it didn’t find anything (I’ll be honest, could be searchable from other mobile platforms but I didn’t test it) but we came up with
The transition from LyncValidator to SkypeValidator is nearly complete. Although many items look “similar” I can tell you under the hood it’s a complete rewrite of the code to attempt to make things much faster. So what are the big changes. #1 – Monitoring Features In the previous LyncValidator the monitoring features were pretty much
I don’t review devices all that often but today I find it necessary to say some words about the Plantronics Voyager UC Focus…wow…what a name. But now that we have gotten over the absolutely crazy name of the device let’s talk about it. I’m not going to break down all of the features as I
Today we take a step outside the Skype for Business toy box and look at some PowerShell with Azure. The goal is easy, to bulk remove all associated EndPoints with a particular VM hosted in Azure. The most difficult part of this is simply waiting out all of the changes. What I discovered in trying
Problem: Although 3PIP phones continue to improve with each release we find that many companies are still going back to the CX series phones because they are built well and simply work. Recently, I ran into an Exchange integration error that was different then the well documents yellow triangle of death (Jeff’s Post, Ken’s Post).
Problem: You have configured your Hosted Voicemail Policy to work with Office 365/Exchange Online and Skype for Business (Lync) On-Prem. We do this by creating a policy that looks like this: When we would call the Exchange Auto-Attendant hosted in O365 the call would complete fine. However, we found that if we created a Subscriber
This is going to be a multi-part series on using the Call Quality Dashboard. I don’t have a sense of how many articles there will be but I promise more than one and less then 100. Overview The Call Quality Dashboard allows you as an administrator to look your QoE/CDR information in a different tool.
Back in October 2013 I wrote an article on how Windows Fabric and Lync Server 2013 interact with one another and now it’s time to write an in-depth article on what’s change. Overview Lync Server 2013 used Windows Fabric v1, Skype for Business 2015 uses Windows Fabric v3, but this wasn’t always going to be