Skype Validator

The Skype Validator is a free community tool that allows you to design, deploy and monitor your Skype for Business or Lync 2010/2013 Deployment.

Quick Tip: Polycom VVX File Names

As the world might know, I’ve been playing around with VVX provisioning files for the better part of a few months.  We added some basic Polycom Provisioning Server support to the skypevalidator.com website two months ago.  I’ve been working on taking this a step further with individual files and found an oddity. Issue: My provisioning

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Skype for Business CU1 – Shared Line Appearance

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”

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SkypeValidator beta is now available

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

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Quick Tip: Aries/LPE Phone / Calendar Integration Issues

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). 

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