Lync/SfB: How to change Persistent Chat Privacy Web Form

Recently we were asked to disable the Open Room creation in Persistent Chat. The purpose was to only allow users to create Private or Closed Rooms from the website.

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After some research we didn’t find any setting/policy that could disable or remove that option.

The only option was to try to find in the web pages if there was anything we could change. It turns out that the easiest way is to change the JavaScripts for Persistent Chat Room Management webpages. These are located in:

Internal Website- C:\Program Files\Microsoft Lync Server 2013\Web Components\PersistentChat\Int\RM\JScripts

External Website – C:\Program Files\Microsoft Lync Server 2013\Web Components\PersistentChat\Ext\RM\JScripts

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We need to change the RoomForm.js file. In this file look for the function MainForm.prototype.cleanUpRoomPage:

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The radio button is radOpen, so we simply disable it. For this we need to add the following line:

this.radOpen.disabled = true;

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Note: You need to change it in all relevant servers and also in both Internal and External Websites.

Since we changed the JavaScript, there’s no need to recycle the application pool or execute iisreset.

Now reload the page and the Open radio button should be grayed out:

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Note: This will also change the form for the creation and editing of a Room.

Skype for Business 2016 Client Update List: August 2018

Here is the update list for the Skype for Business 2016 client that is part of the Office 2016 Volume Licence version.

Version Release Date KB Article Download
16.0.4732.1000 August 7, 2018 KB4032255 32 bit 64 bit
16.0.4717.1000 July 10, 2018 KB4022221 32 bit 64 bit
16.0.4705.1000 June 5, 2018 KB4022155 32 bit 64 bit
16.0.4690.1000 May 1, 2018 KB4018367 32 bit 64 bit
16.0.4678.1000 April 3, 2018 KB4018323 32 bit 64 bit
16.0.4666.1000 March 6, 2018 KB4011725 32 bit 64 bit
16.0.4654.1000 February 6, 2018 KB4011662 32 bit 64 bit
16.0.4639.1000 January 2, 2018 KB4011623 32 bit 64 bit
16.0.4627.1000 December 5, 2017 KB4011563 32 bit 64 bit
16.0.4615.1000 November 7, 2017 KB4011238 32 bit 64 bit
16.0.4600.1000 October 10, 2017 KB4011159 32 bit 64 bit
16.0.4588.1001 September 12, 2017 KB4011040 32 bit 64 bit
16.0.4561.1000 July 5, 2017 KB3213548 32 bit 64 bit
16.0.4546.1000 June 13, 2017 KB3203382 32 bit 64 bit
16.0.4534.1000 May 9, 2017 KB3191858 32 bit 64 bit
16.0.4522.1000 April 4, 2017 KB3178717 32 bit 64 bit
16.0.4510.1000 March 14, 2017 KB3178656 32 bit 64 bit
16.0.4498.1002 February 7, 2017 KB3141501 32 bit 64 bit
16.0.4483.1000 January 3, 2017 KB3128049 32 bit 64 bit
16.0.4471.1000 December 6, 2016 KB3127980 32 bit 64 bit
16.0.4456.1001 November 1, 2016 KB3127939 32 bit 64 bit
16.0.4444.1000 October 11, 2016 KB3118327 32 bit 64 bit
16.0.4432.1000 September 6, 2016 KB3118288 32 bit 64 bit
16.0.4405.1000 July 5, 2016 KB3115268 32 bit 64 bit
16.0.4393.1002 June 7, 2016 KB3115087 32 bit 64 bit
16.0.4351.1000 March 8, 2016 KB3114846 32 bit 64 bit
16.0.4339.1000 February 9, 2016 KB3114696 32 bit 64 bit
16.0.4312.1001 December 8, 2015 KB3114372 32 bit 64 bit
16.0.4266.1001 RTM NA NA NA

Please note that the download links listed are for the Skype for Business 2016 update file, we should check the necessary prerequisites in the related KB article.

An easy way to check which version is installed is using another Office 2016 application, like Word or Outlook, then look into File -> Account:

Office Professional Plus 2016 Volume License

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Office Professional Plus 2016 Click-to-Run

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Office 365 ProPlus

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Note: The Click-to-Run will have the Office Updates option displayed.

The following article contains the click-to-run version and build numbers for Office 365 ProPlus/Office 2016 Professional Plus:

Version and build numbers of update channel releases for Office 365 clients
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt592918.aspx