Monthly Archives: April 2013

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 »

Test-CsDatabase –LocalService Expected and Installed version mismatch

After applying the Lync 2013 CU1 update, I noticed some oddities with the Test-CsDatabase –LocalService. All databases showed Expected Version and Installed Version matching, except for: Localrtclocal: rtcdyn – Expected Version 125.6.2 / Installed Version 0.0.0 Localrtclocal: xds – Expected Version BLANK / Installed Version 10.13.2 Status: Known issue and can be safely ignored.

Unable to Lync Device Update Snom 7XX series phones via Edge

With the recent announcement: Snom IP Phones Deliver Out-of-the-Box Provisioning Speeds and Simplify Microsoft Lync Voice Deployments. I decided to setup Lync Device Update service for my Snom 760. A quick check on the Lync Interop Programs shows the Snom 760 as compatible with Lync 2013 and Managed Updates supported: Downloaded the firmware, imported… Read More »

No Free/Busy information could be retrieved when Scheduling a Meeting from the Lync Client

When using the Lync Client to “Schedule a Meeting” with an internal contact the Scheduling Assistant page doesn’t provide Free/Busy information for the invited contact, unless the invite window sits open for over 5 minutes. Reproduced this issue in: Lync Client 2010, Lync Server 2010, Exchange 2010 Lync Client 2010/2013, Lync Server 2013, Exchange 2007… Read More »