Tag Archives: Lync Server

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: https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/scottstu/2015/04/03/anonymous-join-from-skype-for-business-and-lync-clients/ 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 »

Hey Juniper stop messing with my Skype for Business Desktop Share

For me 2016 will be the year Juniper (specifically SRX) attacked Skype for Business desktop sharing. I figured it was time to document at least one of my battles. Let me first start this post with the fact that I am not a networking expert, but have become an expert at finding network problems and… Read More »

Phantom Conference Bridge

While verifying a new conference bridge for a client, I came across a phantom conference bridge entry listed on the Lync Server Dial-in page but not on the Outlook meeting invites. Using Get-CsDialInConferencingAccessnumber cmdlet which lists information about all dial-in conferencing numbers configured in an organization and the region parameter to search for the specific… Read More »

Call Via Phone app Advanced review

With SNOM’s Enhanced Better Together being demonstrated at WPC 2013: http://www.snom.com/en/news/archive/article/2013/en/snom-to-demonstrate-pc-pairing-%E2%80%9Cbetter-together%E2%80%9D-features-on-its-microsoft-lync-qualified-desktop-phones-at-wpc-2013/ and availability being most likely end of 2013. I figured it would be a good time to post my review of the Call Via Phone Advanced. A 3rd party Better Together type application for Lync and SNOM phones which is currently available. The Call… Read More »

Applying Lync Server Cumulative Updates, don’t forget to update Monitoring Server Reports

When applying Lync Server (2010/2013) Cumulative Updates, one step that is often overlooked is updating the Monitoring Server Reports hosted on SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS). Looking at TechNet for both 2010/2013 there is no reference to update Lync Monitoring Server Reports: Cumulative Updates for Lync Server 2013: February 2013 Cumulative Updates for Lync Server… Read More »