Tag: Skype for Business

How to get Skype for Business components version


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


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


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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No connectivity with the Skype for Business Web App


We seem to see to encounter a specific connectivity error a lot across a variety of Skype for Business environments.  In some instances, users will complain about slow connectivity or no connectivity.  The primary symptom is the following event log entry (repeated every 20 minutes or so) with Event ID 41029: No connectivity with the …

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Forcing Skype for Business client to download address book

To force Skype for Business to update the address book, execute the following cmdlet in Skype for Business Management Shell:

Wait for the LS Address Book Server event to report Event ID 21056 listing the Synchronization Pass Summary: Be sociable 🙂 Share!

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ERROR 1603: Server.msp had errors installing


I got an error when tried to install Skype for Business Server 2015 KB3207506 using Skype for Business 2015 Update Installer. Checking the log file mentioned in the error window above gave me the following:

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Key Audio Quality Metrics Used in the Skype for Business Monitoring Reports

Here are the 7 audio quality metrics I think the most effective for analyzing Skype for Business audio quality and what numbers represent an audio quality issue. Be sociable 🙂 Share!

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Skype for Business: decommissioning hybrid and go cloud only


Some situations require you remove server roles on particular server or even remove the whole Skype for Business infrastructure in case you decided to move all users and services to the cloud. Even if you already moved all users to the cloud simple turning servers off won’t be enough. What is Skype for Business Hybrid? …

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Enable Music on Hold in Office 365 Skype for Business Online


Since January 16th, 2016, Music on Hold is now available in Office 365 Cloud PBX and Skype for Business Online. This is deployed via a client policy, using a remote PowerShell session. For instructions on how to connect to Skype for Business Online using PowerShell, click (here). Once you are connected to the remote PowerShell …

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