PSScript: Lync/SfB Server Certification Store Validation

In a previous post, we published the checks/validations that we should do in the Certification Store in the Lync/SfB servers. Checks to do in the Lync/SfB Certificate Store We decided to write a PowerShell with all these checks to make it simple to use. The script will be kept in sync with the post, meaning that … Continue reading PSScript: Lync/SfB Server Certification Store Validation

Lync 2013 won’t change to Skype4B when deployed using OCT

We found out that there is a scenario where the icon isn't changed to Skype for Business after the April 2015 update. The Start Menu shortcut was also Lync 2013: While troubleshooting the issue, we discovered that the C:\Windows\Installer\{91150000-0011-0000-1000-0000000FF1CE}\ folder contained two different files with Lync and Skype4B icons: After testing it, we discovered that the … Continue reading Lync 2013 won’t change to Skype4B when deployed using OCT

Changing back to Lync 2013 Icon after the April 2015 update

Some of us were surprised by the Lync 2013/Skype for Business Client update, since this security update also included the Skype4B User Interface. Lync/Skype4B administrators could still use the recently added EnableSkypeUI setting to the Client Policy in order to manage which UI they want the user to see. In our Lync Lab, we have … Continue reading Changing back to Lync 2013 Icon after the April 2015 update

Skype for Business Server 2015 Component Version using PowerShell

There are two methods to get the Skype for Business Server component version: using Windows Registry or the WMI Classes. Both methods were previously published for Lync Server 2010 and Lync Server 2013: Lync Server Component Version using PowerShell (Windows Registry) Lync Server Component Version using PowerShell (WMI Classes) The preferred method is using the … Continue reading Skype for Business Server 2015 Component Version using PowerShell

Lync Server Component Version using PowerShell (Windows Registry)

One of the first posts was about how to get Lync Server Component versions: Lync Server Component Version with PowerShell (WMI Classes) In that post, we used Get-WmiObject to query the server. Nevertheless, using that method can be slow, and for sometime it was the only one we knew. In the post Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog … Continue reading Lync Server Component Version using PowerShell (Windows Registry)

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

“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.