Teams: Check client version using PowerShell

An easy way to check MS Teams version is in the client by going to About > Version: The version will be displayed near the Command Box: The MS Teams client is installed per user and the version is stored in the settings.json file: %AppData%\Microsoft\Teams\ Using PowerShell we can convert JSON files to PowerShell Objects: PowerTip: Convert JSON … Continue reading Teams: Check client version using PowerShell

Lync and Skype for Business Desktop Client Versions (MSI/C2R)

We receive a few number of questions related to the different versions of Skype for Business clients that are available. If you already use Office 365 then probably you have the Skype for Business  2016 C2R (Click-to-Run). Skype for Business 2016 C2R (Click-to-Run) This is the version that is available in Office 365 and it … Continue reading Lync and Skype for Business Desktop Client Versions (MSI/C2R)

Skype Room Systems V2 Update List: October 2018

Here is the update list for the Skype Room System V2: Download the latest Skype Room System v2 Deployment Kit Version Release Date More Info 4.0.31.0 October 16, 2018 Release Notes 4.0.27.0 October 1, 2018 Release Notes 4.0.19.0 August 31, 2018 Release Notes 4.0.18.0 August 27, 2018 Release Notes 4.0.8.0 July 6, 2018 Release Notes … Continue reading Skype Room Systems V2 Update List: October 2018

Lync/SfB Client: Disable file upload to external conferences

In the March 2018 update for Lync2013/SfB2015 and SfB2016 a new setting was included that can disable file upload to external conferences (Federated and Anonymous). Before this update the Lync/SfB Client didn't had a setting that could prevent file upload to external meetings: We can configure the EnableExternalFileTransferInConference setting with Inband Policy or Register Key: Inband Policy $a … Continue reading Lync/SfB Client: Disable file upload to external conferences

Cannot remove the Director Pool – Users or Contacts are associated to it.

While trying to decommissioning a Lync Server 2013 Director Pool we got the following error message when we publish the new topology: This wasn't expected since a Director Pool shouldn't have users associated with it. After troubleshooting the issue, we notice that some users had the attribute msRTCSIP-PrimaryHomeServer associated to the Lync Server 2013 Director … Continue reading Cannot remove the Director Pool – Users or Contacts are associated to it.

SfBMac: Cannot connect to EWS after enabling EWS Access Policy

In a recent support case the Skype for Business Mac client wasn't connecting to Exchange Web Services (EWS) after the EWS Access Policy was configured with the following cmdlets: Set-CASMailbox -Identity brick@borderlands.lab -EwsApplicationAccessPolicy EnforceAllowList -EwsAllowOutlook $true -EwsAllowMacOutlook $true Set-CASMailbox -Identity brick@borderlands.lab -EwsAllowList @{add='UCWA/*', 'OC/*', 'OWA/*'} https://technet.microsoft.com/library/bb125264(v=exchg.160).aspx Get-CASMailbox -Identity brick@borderlands.lab | fl Name,EwsApplicationAccessPolicy,EwsAllowOutlook,EwsAllowMacOutlook,EwsAllowList EWS was working except … Continue reading SfBMac: Cannot connect to EWS after enabling EWS Access Policy

SfB Server – Prerequisite installation failed: SqlInstanceRtcLocal

Recently while adding a new Front End Server to the existing Skype for Business Enterprise Pool we got the following message on SfB Deployment Wizard Step 1: Prerequisite installation failed: Prerequisite installation failed: SqlInstanceRtcLocal For more information, check your SQL Server log files. Log files are in the folder C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL*.RtcLocal\MSSQL\Log, where the * … Continue reading SfB Server – Prerequisite installation failed: SqlInstanceRtcLocal