Tag: Skype for Business

Outlook Teams Add-in Replaces Skype Meeting Add-In

The problem is: once Teams is installed, the Teams Outlook add-in takes precedence over the Skype for Business add-in – the SFB add-in actually gets disabled. If you enable the add-in from within Outlook > Options > Add-ins > COM Add-ins, it will revert back to “unloaded” when you next log on. Maybe this Microsoft’s …

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Skype for Business and Teams Comparison Table

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Get Scheduled Skype for Business Meetings from SQL

The following SQL query will get scheduled conferences from the Skype for Business RTC database. From a Skype for Business Standard Edition server its in the RTCLOCAL instance, otherwise you’ll find it in the backend SQL server. To run the query you will need to open SQL Server Management Console, connect to the database, then …

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How to get Polycom Lync Edition phone logs

For troubleshooting purposes you might need to get logs from Polycom Lync edition phone like Polycom CX models: 300, 600, 3000 or Polycom VVX phone models: 310, 410, 500, 600 Here is how to retrieve logs from Polycom phones: Be sociable 🙂 Share!

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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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