Tag: Skype for Business

How to find AD Disabled Accounts with Skype for Business Enabled

As you definitely know disabling user in Active Directory won’t disable it in Skype for Business. That’s because Skype for Business uses it’s own AD attributes. So such users will still be visible in Skype for Business Control Panel and in licenses count. Be sociable 🙂 Share!

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Polycom Cannot download certificate because domain is not accessible

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On first sign in Polycom phone cannot download certificate because domain is not accessible and displays the following messages: Be sociable 🙂 Share!

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How to correctly stop/reboot Skype for Business server

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Skype for Business like any other service needs periodic maintenance and that’s when you need to know how to gracefully stop Skype for Business service without losing a quorum. Before stopping Skype for Business service make sure you will have more than 50% of front end servers running. Be sociable 🙂 Share!

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Display too bright / Saturated colors on Skype for Business, Windows Media Player or PowerPoint

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There is an issue when user experiences over saturated video in Skype for Business, Windows Media Player or Powerpoint. In Skype for Business when user is in a meeting and someone shares a screen, it shows on their laptop however the colors are over-saturated making it difficult to read. When this happens, it is only …

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SfB Server 2015: Event 57005 Could not find stored procedure ‘XdsQueryCriticalDocumentSignatures’

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After applying cumulative update on Skype for Business I noticed the following errors in Event Log: Log Name: Lync Server Source: LS User Store Sync Agent Date: 04/23/2018 11:33:23 Event ID: 57005 Task Category: (1061) Level: Error Keywords: Classic User: N/A Computer: sfbfe01.contoso.com Description: Error encountered pushing data to RtcXds Blob Store Be sociable 🙂 …

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Set owner failed for Database ‘rtcxds’

Installation of Skype for Business database update failed with error “Set owner failed for Database ‘rtcxds’.” Command used to update Skype for Business database:

The update script needs SQL user “sa” to be on place so make sure it was not renamed or deleted. In my case it was renamed so I renamed it …

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How to get Skype for Business components version

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You can get all Skype for Business components versions grouped in a table with the following Powershell cmdlet. Open Skype for Business Management Shell as Administrator on a Front End Server and execute the following cmdlet: Be sociable 🙂 Share!

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Reset your Skype for Business Conferencing ID and PIN

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There are three pieces of information used for establishing a dial-in Skype for Business conference: Conference Dial-in Numbers – used by the conference attendees. Conference ID – used by the conference attendees; each conference organizer has their own ID. Skype for Business Conferencing PIN – used by the conference organizer. Since Skype for Business Phone …

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Skype for Business offline messaging

Beginning with build 16.0.6701.1000 Click-to-run of Skype for Business 2016 client, you can now send IM messages to contacts that are offline. Offline IM is a client side feature built into Skype for Business client (2016 C2R build 16.0.6701.1000 or higher) that leverages Exchange Web Services (EWS) to send messages from the Skype for Business …

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Understanding the types of Federation in Skype for Business

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Federation in Lync/Skype for Business has been around for more than a decade. First introduced in Microsoft Office Live Communications Server 2005, it’s now an essential feature in Skype for Business Server 2015. It allows users to use their Skype client to call or send IM or participating in a conference with people from another …

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