Missing Kerberos Account Assignments after SfB Server 2015 In-place Upgrade

Recently we were asked why in a multi site deployment the Kerberos Account Assignments disappeared on a global level, after a single site performed an In-Place Upgrade to Skype for Business Server 2015. When we look at the planning details for the In-Place Upgrade to Skype for Business Server 2015, it mentions that we need to have additional considerations … Continue reading Missing Kerberos Account Assignments after SfB Server 2015 In-place Upgrade

Lync/SfB Client tries to use proxy server instead of direct connection when using Proxy PAC on Windows 7

Update 2016/08/16 - This only happens on Windows 7, for Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 we don't need to change the Proxy PAC file. Recently we received some reports saying that Lync 2013 and Skype for Business 2015/2016 clients were trying to use a Proxy Server for lyncdiscover and lyncdiscoverinternal URLs when the Proxy was configured using a … Continue reading Lync/SfB Client tries to use proxy server instead of direct connection when using Proxy PAC on Windows 7

OCS 2007 R2 Cumulative Update List: December 2012

While ago we had to compile a list of the cumulative updates for Office Communications Server 2007 R2. If you are still on Office Communications Server 2007 R2 please consider an upgrade to, at least, Lync Server 2013: Migration from Office Communications Server 2007 R2 to Lync Server 2013 There isn't a migration path from Office Communications Server … Continue reading OCS 2007 R2 Cumulative Update List: December 2012

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. 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 … Continue reading Lync/SfB: How to change Persistent Chat Privacy Web Form

Skype for Business 2016 Client Update List: June 2019

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 16.0.4861.1001 June 4, 2019 KB4464576 32 bit 64 bit 16.0.4849.1000 May 7, 2019 KB4464532 32 bit 64 bit 16.0.4834.1000 April 2, 2019 KB4462234 32 bit 64 bit … Continue reading Skype for Business 2016 Client Update List: June 2019

Missed call notification when the call is blocked by CallerIDBlock MSPL Script

After deploying the CallerIDBlock script, some users mentioned that they received a Missed Call Notification in their mailbox. During our troubleshooting process, we found out that this was happening because the priority of the CallerIDBlock was low: Get-CsServerApplication | ft -AutoSize https://docs.microsoft.com/powershell/module/skype/Get-CsServerApplication In this example, the CallerIDBlock has priority 12, while DefaultRouting has 8. The Missed Call Notification is generated by … Continue reading Missed call notification when the call is blocked by CallerIDBlock MSPL Script

SfB Server: Moving Central Management to a pool with SQL Server AlwaysOn BackEnd

In a previous post, we described how to configure AlwaysOn Availability Groups for Skype for Business Server 2015: Deploying SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Group for Skype for Business Server 2015 That same post covers a green field deployment, but in this one we are going to work on a scenario where the xds and lis … Continue reading SfB Server: Moving Central Management to a pool with SQL Server AlwaysOn BackEnd