Address Book search for “First + Last Name” when Display Name is “Last, First Name” (WebSearchOnly)

It is quite common to have users stored in Active Directory (AD) with "Last, First Name" (e. g., "Paulino, David"). Since Lync/SfB is heavily dependent on AD, what will happen to users that want to search for "First + Last Name"? Regarding the Address Book download, this is an issue that has already been discussed … Continue reading Address Book search for “First + Last Name” when Display Name is “Last, First Name” (WebSearchOnly)

Last + First name searches in Lync/SfB Address Book (GalContacts.db)

In a previous post in Joe Calev's WebLog, we were shown how to enable Last + First name searches in Lync Server: That workaround works for WebSearchAndFileDownload and FileDownloadOnly — what we basically need is the GalContacts.db file. Recently, Joe Calev's workaround was introduced in Lync Server 2013 (Nov 2014 Cumulative Update) and it is also … Continue reading Last + First name searches in Lync/SfB Address Book (GalContacts.db)

Lync/SfB Server: Checking for duplicate entries in the Active Directory Configuration Partition

While troubleshooting the issue described in Checking for "ms-RTC-SIP-TrustedServer" multiple Active Directory entries with PowerShell, we encountered more duplicates for the same server, so we decided to compile all in one place. Like in our previous post Checks to do in the Lync/SfB Certificate Store, this list will also be updated and, again, you are … Continue reading Lync/SfB Server: Checking for duplicate entries in the Active Directory Configuration Partition

Checks to do in the Lync/SfB Server Certificate Store

The checks described in this article are the result of what we normally check during troubleshooting. Some of these already have specific error events, but the objective here is to try to avoid that these events occur. We plan to keep the post updated and add more checks that we identify as useful. Also, we … Continue reading Checks to do in the Lync/SfB Server Certificate Store

Checking for “ms-RTC-SIP-TrustedServer” multiple Active Directory entries with PowerShell

While publishing and enabling a topology, we were getting this error: Enable-CsTopology: Multiple Active Directory entries were found for type"ms-RTC-SIP-TrustedServer" with ID "<SERVER FQDN>". The publishing was successful but then the enabling was showing this error. The next step was to check the duplicates in the Active Directory Configuration Partition. For those who have already … Continue reading Checking for “ms-RTC-SIP-TrustedServer” multiple Active Directory entries with PowerShell

Lync/SfB: How to configure Internal Web Services Override FQDN

A common question while planning/deploying Lync Server and Skype for Business Server is: When do we need to configure Internal Web Services Override FQDN? The answer to this is quite simple — we only need it if we have to split SIP traffic from HTTP/HTTPS. We know that this answer will raise more questions, so first we should … Continue reading Lync/SfB: How to configure Internal Web Services Override FQDN

Lync/SfB Server: Event 31137,31138 LS Response Group Service

These are common warnings and usually associated with issues such as disabled AD account or user removed from Lync Server: Log Name: Lync Server Source: LS Response Group Service Date: 22/12/2014 19:32:15 Event ID: 31137 Task Category: (2001) Level: Warning Keywords: Classic User: N/A Computer: ************ Description: During the Active Directory update non-SIP enabled agents were … Continue reading Lync/SfB Server: Event 31137,31138 LS Response Group Service