AudioCodes 420HD and Lync Address Book Service

After January 2014 firmware release, the Audiocodes 420HD got a nice feature — Lync Address Book service query. Before this update we could add a LDAP as Corporate Directory source, but this was based on Active Directory information and not on Lync Address Book service. Also, we couldn't see the user presence information on searched contact. In UC_2.0.3.16 firmware … Continue reading AudioCodes 420HD and Lync Address Book Service

Lync/SfB Edge Server on a single subnet

The point of this post is to help those that can't have 2 NIC on 2 separated not routable subnets. I have already encountered some customers whose security team stated that it was technically impossible to deploy an additional subnet on their current security/network infrastructure. Many of you know that Lync Edge Requirements have the following … Continue reading Lync/SfB Edge Server on a single subnet

AudioCodes 420HD – Failed to validate server

AudioCodes 420HD can be a good replacement for Lync Phone Editions, at least regarding its price. However, don't expect to have all the features that exist in the Lync Phone Editions. In addition, AudioCodes has already promised to enable Better Together over Ethernet to 420HD, 430HD and 440HD in a future firmware release. The provisioning of these phones is … Continue reading AudioCodes 420HD – Failed to validate server

Lync Server 2013: Event 1034, LS File Transfer Agent Service

Last week a customer asked me to check his Lync Server 2013. Everything was working, but there were some Event 1034, LS File Transfer Agent Service errors in the Event Viewer: Event 1034, LS File Transfer Agent Service Microsoft Lync Server 2013, File Transfer Agent service encountered an error while accessing a file share and will … Continue reading Lync Server 2013: Event 1034, LS File Transfer Agent Service

Lync Phone Edition Cumulative Update List: April 2017

Following my previous posts on the Cumulative update lists for Lync Server 2010 and Lync Server 2013, it was also necessary to do the same for Lync Phone Edition. We can check the phone current version in Menu >System Information: To simplify, this post includes all Lync Phone Edition versions: Polycom CX500, Polycom CX600 and Polycom … Continue reading Lync Phone Edition Cumulative Update List: April 2017

“No available Servers to connect to” when trying to view user PIN status.

Recently, someone asked me if I could check his PIN. Usually, I instruct the user to change his PIN in the Dialin Web Page, but in this case, since Lync Control Panel was already open, I check the PIN Status: Request failed with error No available Servers to connect to: The only error was managing … Continue reading “No available Servers to connect to” when trying to view user PIN status.

Installing private CA root certificate on iOS devices

This isn't related to Lync or OCS, but we see people having a hard time to install root CA certificates on iOS devices (iPhone/iPad). While it's recommended to use public certificates for Lync Mobility, sometimes we are just doing some tests to show to decision makers. Another case is a company that only deployed Lync … Continue reading Installing private CA root certificate on iOS devices