Category: LCS / OCS / Lync / SfB / Teams

LCS/OCS/Lync/Skype/Teams

Oct 19

Lync; ABSCONFIG & corrupt addressbook; Fixed!!

Situation When you’ve implemented Lync within your environment and you have modified the address book, you might get a similar message in your event viewer: A full data file is corrupt. Path: ‘\\<SERVERFQDN>\<SHARE>\1-WebServices-1\ABFiles\00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000\00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000\F-0f4e.lsabs’ – file corrupted: invalid attribute id 0 in contact. Index: 38 Guid: {301db040-7ab9-47d8-a1e4-00e4bbc1cbaf} Offset: 484 Cause: The Address Book Server is attempting …

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Oct 02

GREAT NEWS!! MVP Lync, thanks!

Yesterday, I’ve received great news: Dear Jeroen Reijling, Congratulations! We are pleased to present you with the 2011 Microsoft® MVP Award! This award is given to exceptional technical community leaders who actively share their high quality, real world expertise with others. We appreciate your outstanding contributions in Lync technical communities during the past year. I …

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Sep 29

Lync; How to configure Standard, Enterprise & Plus CAL functionality

So you’ve chosen to deploy Lync, great!! Now you’ve taken a look at the Client Access Licenses (CAL’s) that you require within your organization. You’ve found the website: http://lync.microsoft.com/en-us/HowToBuy/Pages/pricing-licensing.aspx and want to translate it into something you can use in the IT backend…. As a rule of thumb, I use the following guidelines for these …

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Sep 14

Migrate users and/or change SIP addresses

Possible situation You might have started to deploy Lync or OCS 2007 R2 in a pilot/Proof of Concept environment. When you were deploying the clients and enabling users, you decided to have the SIP addresses identical to the logon names, also known as User Principal Names. Reasons might be that it was easy because you …

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Sep 13

LyncSocial; A first impression

LyncSocial (Beta) is a free application for Microsoft Lync that allows users to update their Lync, Twitter and LinkedIn statuses simultaneously. I’ve seen a post in some Linked-In Groups that there was a Social connector for Microsoft Lync. Their statement is: “LyncSocial is a simple way to enhance your social media presence without taking the …

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Aug 26

Damaka Xync client mobile client for Lync review; Pro’s and Con’s

Damaka has released a multi-platform mobile client that allows to connect to Microsoft Lync without any new backend requirements… I’ve downloaded the iPad client from the iTunes AppStore. This is something that is nice for small businesses, but with a large multinational… You probably do not want your end-users to buy the Xync client themselves. …

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Aug 24

Lync, Remote Call Control and Video, it will be available in 2012

Microsoft Lync offers customers flexibility in deployment models with existing legacy IP-PBX systems through interoperability features like Direct SIP integration and Remote Call Control (RCC). Direct SIP is the capability for Microsoft Lync to send and receive calls as a peer IP-PBX with existing telephony infrastructure, including SIP/PSTN Gateways and IP-PBXs. Dozens of PBXs, Gateways …

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Jul 21

Enabling users for Lync fails with ContraintViolationNoLeadingOrTrailingWhitespace error

When trying to enable some users using Lync Control Panel, I was getting the following error: Other accounts were not having any issues and I was member of the CsUserAdministrator and therefore had the correct rights. When analyzing a Debug session (ADConnect, Powershell and Userservices) with the Snooper tool. It presented the following error message: …

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Jul 15

Lync; Configure Monitoring server URL in Lync Control panel

When you have deployed the Lync Monitoring server, by default you will see the following screenshot regarding “View Montiroing Server reports” However, you are not able to click on the 1-MonitoringServer-3 link… Which I find quite annoying. To update the Lync configuration with the correct URL, you need to run the following script from any …

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Jul 04

Lync; Cumulative Update 2 available

Product    Product Update KB External Lync 2010 (64bit) Lync_2010_CU2 2496325 MS download Lync 2010 (32bit) Lync_2010_CU2 2496325 MS download Lync 2010 Phone Edition (Tanjay) LPET_2010_CU2 2529974 MS download Lync 2010 Phone Edition (Aries-Aastra) LPEAA_2010_CU2 2529978 MS download Lync 2010 Phone Edition (Aries-Polycom) LPEAP_2010_CU2 2529977 MS download Lync 2010 Attendee (Admin Install) LAA_2010_CU2 2500438 MS …

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