Skype for Business Online/Cloud PBX dial plan extensions rule issue

You could say that I’ve spent a few hours with Cloud PBX, but it wasn’t until I attended Doug Lawty’s session “Understand the mysteries of Dial Plans and Voice Routes in Skype for Business” at Microsoft Ignite 2016. That a single slide on the default dial plans caught my eye (around the 15 minute mark).… Read More »

Skype for Business anonymous join failure when meeting organizer is disabled for federation

Before we start, I highly recommend you first read Scott Stubberfield’s “Anonymous join from Skype for Business and Lync Clients” blog post: Now that you understand the anonymous join process, we’ll go into one scenario that I’ve been tracking since Lync Server 2013 RTM (almost 4 years…). Scenario: Company A has Federation Enabled User… Read More »

Microsoft Ignite: Why I Attend

As someone that lives and breathes Microsoft Unified Communications day in and day out, I get asked why would I attend Microsoft Ignite? Being an Office Servers and Service MVP (AKA Skype for Business MVP), I have an NDA with Microsoft and usually have a chance to preview items on or before being published to… Read More »

Skype for Business Online – Session Details (Preview)

During Microsoft Ignite it was mentioned that the Session Detail reports would start rolling out to Skype for Business Online tenants this week. As promised, Session Details (Preview) started lighting up under the Report section of the Skype for Business Online admin center. To generate a report, the User and From data/time fields are required… Read More »