Tag: Skype for Business

Differences between Skype for Business Ring Groups and Call Queues

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Skype for Business Call Queues were announced 3/27/2017 by Microsoft as available for use. Call Queues is a way to setup a callcenter or organize phone support for your customers. What is Call Queue and what it’s able to do? Often paired with Auto Attendants (also just released), Call Queues can have custom corporate greetings …

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Previous hop federated peer did not report diagnostic information

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Here you can see the screenshot of Snooper window with Skype for Business client logfile opened. Previous hop federated peer did not report diagnostic information. This error can have the following symptoms: Be sociable 🙂 Share!

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Play a video in a Skype for Business meeting

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Playing a video in a Skype for Business conference might be not so straightforward task. The caveat is that sharing your videoplayer or browser with youtube will not be enough: video will be displayed choppy and participants will hear no audio. This is because the video will be transmitted not as a stream to each …

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Skype for Business SQL Low RAM condition

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There may be a situation when Skype for Business front end server despite of having enough memory performs very poorly and you can even see low memory errors in Event Log from SQL. In case the front end is hosted on virtual machine the first thing that has to be checked in such kind of …

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Skype for Business, Asterisk and SIP REFER

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If you don’t use VoIP gateway that “officially” supported by Microsoft and Skype for Business you may experience troubles in some cases as those devices may not interpret correctly SIP Refer messages sent by Skype for Business Mediation Server. The problem I’ve experienced in my environment was that when you activate “Call me at” feature …

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Cannot publish topology changes. Conference directories still exist on a pool that would be deleted. Remove the conference directories before continuing.

During migration to a new pool there was a need to remove old Front End servers from topology. After removing them from topology builder I received this error: “Cannot publish topology changes. Conference directories still exist on a pool that would be deleted. Remove the conference directories before continuing”. Quick look into the error showed …

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Skype for Business. Move Central Management Store

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There is a need to move Central Management Server to a new pool as the existing one is going to be decommissioned. SQL Backend consists of two MSSQL 2014 Servers running in AlwaysOn Cluster. While running Move-CsManagementServer commandlet with –WhatIf key I got an error: Cannot move Central Management Server. The new Central Management Store …

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Install Skype for Business Prerequisites

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  Skype for Business Server 2015 is available now, along with a new set of demands to install it right on your Windows Server. Here are the recommendations for each Windows version: Windows Server 2008R2: Microsoft recommends that you only install Skype for Business Server 2015 on Windows Server 2012 or 2012R2. However, if you’re …

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Understanding Skype for Business DNS Records and Autoconfiguration

Skype for Business DNS Records are one of critical components of the whole infrastructure. Skype for Business uses two types of DNS records: A record and SRV record. The DNS is often deployed as “split-brain” DNS deployment: the same zone name is deployed internally and externally but with different (internal or external) IP-addresses for the …

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File Transfer Agent cannot send/get replication data to Replica Replicator on Edge

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The sympthom is that on Skype for Business Front End Server you see Event ID 1046 LS File Transfer Agent Service in the Event Log: Skype for Business Server 2015, File Transfer Agent cannot send replication data to Replica Replicator on Edge Skype for Business Server 2015, File Transfer Agent cannot get replication status from Replica …

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