Lync Server 2013 is the latest version of the Microsoft Office Communicator server.

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Lync 2013 Desktop version refuses connection

A Lync 2013 Server Standard Edition is running in a local network (no access from outside), but I am unable to connect using the Desktop version of Lync 2013 with any user. Using the Lync ...
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How to handle (and test) hybrid multi-forest with Office365

Let's say we have two domains: contoso.com and fabrikam.com. Both have: two UPNs (.local and .com) Then: Contoso.com have Lync servers on-premise. Exchange, Sharepoint 2013 and Azure AD on ...
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How to configure Lync message persistence format?

I'm on a project using Lync 2013. Our integration connector reads messages from the Lync server's SQL DB. Currently, 1 to 1 messages are being stored as RTF but conference messages are stored as HTML. ...
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Lync 2013 external video calls drop after 10 seconds

I have a Lync 2013 FE and Edge working to provide federated Lync service to our domain. Internal/External chat works fine but when getting on a video call with someone outside of the LAN the call will ...
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Authentication fails when using ARR to load balance Lync 2013 internal web services

I'm using Application Request Routing 3.0 on Windows Server 2012 R2 to load balance the internal web services on a Lync 2013 front-end pool; I'm not using it to reverse proxy the external web services ...
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lync and offline address book show incorrect information

have this strange issue whereby a persons contact information in both the offline address book and lync is incorrect. When checking active directory and a non-cached exchange mode the persons mobile ...
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Connect non-domain PC to Lync 2013 (AddressBook Issue so far)

I'm setting up Lync 2013 Standard Edition in my Lab and want to test it's features and its compatibility. I have managed to successfully install Lync 2013 Standard Edition, create some users and SIP ...
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What does the /fromrunkey switch do in Lync 2013?

In the Lync 2013 client for Windows, if "Automatically start Lync with Windows" is ticked (which it is by default) then it creates a per-user autorun registry entry. The form of this entry is: ...
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Does a Lync Director or a Edge server host UWCA, MCX and REACH services?

I'm trying to figure out if this is a NAT issue or a server issue. I'm using the Lync connectivity analyzer and unable to get any external tests to pass. Is it correct that I don't need to proxy ...
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The benefit of different SIP and SMTP domains?

I was wondering if there was an advantage of having a different Lync SIP domain name from the Exchange SMTP domain name? I could see the disadvantages, but I'm trying to understand the real world ...
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Possible to auto populate Lync clients with default contacts

We are rolling out Lync and one request was to push out (and perhaps update) contacts to end users. Is this feature possible in Lync?
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How do I take an eml file and place it in the inbox for journaling, without sending the email?

I have an archiving system that reads both envelope and legacy journaling messages in an Exchange 2010 environment. The journaling target is simply a mailbox that receives a copy of every SMTP ...
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Lync 2013 Windows Phone client - Unable to sign-in. Request failed with the WININET errorCode (UcwaAutoDiscoveryRequest)

Summary: Windows Phone Lync 2013 client unable to login to Lync Server 2013. But other device iOS, Android, Windows desktop client all fine. In detail: We have a client with Lync Server 2013 ...
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Lync Server 2010 remte users can not use audio or sharing features

Lync Server 2010 - no sip phones, but audio within the application Inside Audio/Video/Conferencing works Recently we were asked to turn on Remote Access (not federation) since users have leared ...
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Polycom VVX phones automatically logging off Lync 2013

I've got a bunch of polycom VVX sries phones logged in to Lync 2013 using PIN authentication. Everything worked fine, then suddenly several phones spontaneously logged out automatically. Re-keying in ...
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Lync 2010 - Search Returns “Presence Unknown” for E-mail Address

I've inherited Lync infrastructure and my knowledge of the product is limited. This issue appears to affect only one account. Searching for the specific account on a Lync 2010 client returns ...
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Lync Group Installation - Certificates

Lync Server: Server 2008r2 standard sp1, Lync server 2010 Lync Edge: Server 2008r2 standard sp1 Server running SQL: Server Standard 2008, running SQL Express 2008 I believe, can't tell for sure ...
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Lync Server 2013 Enable-CSComputer throws Error 'Index was out of range'

I am trying to install Lync Server 2013 on a Windows Server 2008 R2 but during the server component installation I get the Error Error: Command execution failed: Index was out of range. Must be ...
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Lync 2013 dropped calls after 5 min

I have a problem with call dropped after 5 min ( during mute "on" ). If mute is "on" RTP packets will not flow from Lync server. Do you know how to force Lync to sent "empty" RTP packets during mute ...
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Lync 2013 VPN access

I have a working, internal use only Lync 2013 Enterprise FE pool. Is an Edge server required to expand access to VPN users (no split tunnel, and with double encryption of course), or would a ...
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Lync + SSL terminating web proxy

In my organization they federate using Lync with many partners - it works for everything except for sharing whiteboard and powerpoint presentations. When we attempt to join the whiteboard, we get a ...
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Cisco UC Integration for Lync does not switch back Lync status after a call

We use Cisco UC Integration for Microsoft Lync with Office 2013. The integration does not seem to be as good as with Office 2010 (we have a separate icon for the running program, not the expected ...
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Configure SIP Trunk from Lync 2013 to Cisco Call Manager v6

I'm implementing Enterprise Voice for Lync, and I have to get Lync to work with a antiquated Cisco Call Manager version 6. The SIP trunk has been created but I get this error on my Lync servers: A ...
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Automation of helpdesk password reset calls

From a customer we get a lot of password reset requests (expired or lost). I have thinked about a automatically solution: User goes to webpage Enter his username The system call the user no his ...
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Cannot run without administrator privileges

I have a user who is running Lync, but unless it is run as an administrator, she cannot log in. Her Lync account is fine and other standard users do not have this issue. I have been able to log in by ...
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What is the ApplicationContactURI in a trusted Lync application?

I have got a lot of information from my Lync Server administrator, for making a Trusted Application, but it is required to enter the Application Contact URI, and I can not find that information. ...
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Lync 2013 External connectivity certificate

I have been struggling a few days with connectivity on my external sip domains. My Setup is as follows: I have 1 standard FE server not publicly accessible. I have an Edge Server that is publicly ...
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Lync 2010 incoming normalization

Can anyone help with normalizing incoming numbers from our audiocodes mediant 1000 (from PSTN) box into lync. Out the box, numbers are presented to lync without a leading zero, so eg a local london ...
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Lync 2010 web app Share desktop not available

We have a Lync 2010 we are attempting to set up Lync meetings with external users however when we get the meeting set up there is no option of "Desktop" under the "Share" menu. I can't find any kind ...
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Authentication Problems with Lync Online Using DirSync/AD credentials

I am in the process of vetting Microsoft Lync Online for use within our organization. I have purchased 2 licenses for testing so far. We will only be using Lync Online Plan 2 and nothing else so we ...
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How can I get the number of users actively using Lync?

How can I report on the number of users actively using Lync in my organisation? I want to be able to find out what the uptake is. Thought about going through our mail server, but the saved ...
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Lync 2013 pulls in wrong contacts from Outlook

I have one user who has their Lync contact list showing wrong user information. For example, one contact was listed correctly yesterday, but now their name changed to someone outside of the company, ...
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Lync 2010 url don't display correctly on recipient side

started to use Microsoft Lync 2010 internally recently and we have discovered a problem when we send URL in the chat window they don't get displayed as URL on the recipien window. The first URL when ...
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How does Microsoft Lync 2013 connect between clients during IM/calls?

I've done my own research in the UccAPI logs as well as opening a ticket with Office 365 support but the results are still muddled and confusing. I have yet to do full on packet captures to really ...
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Microsoft Exchange Add-in is causing 'form region could not be opened'

User is using Outlook 2010 connecting to Exchange 2010, along with Lync 2010 with UM enabled. When she gets a voicemail, it should show up in her inbox looking like an email with transcription and an ...
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Lync Mobility and users homed on an SBA

A client has found that Lync 2010 Mobility does not work for users homed on SBAs. This seems reasonable (although very annoying) because the appropriate services are not on the SBA server. This is ...
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Windows users with smartcards using Lync Android app

We have a Windows network where users are required to log in using a smartcard instead of a password. Is there a way of allowing our users to use the Andoroid/iOS Lync app, even though they don't ...
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Lync 2010 Endpoint was unable to register

So after deploying a Standard edition of Lync 2010, When testing the outside connectivity I'm getting an error: The endpoint was unable to register. I make sure everythins was properly in place: DNS ...
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LyncClient.GetClient() not working when called via mvc on server

I have a tricky question and hope that someone could help me out (really important for me). My Site should make an automatic call via the Lync client if someone does a certain action on the website. ...
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Lync 2013 PSTN Gateways [closed]

I am looking for a certified Lync 2013 to PSTN gateway chassis that can take different modules (ISDN PRI, ISDN BRI or Analog trunk modules). I cant find any manufactures offering modularised gateways ...
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Remove Lync 2010 Standard

I am trying to remove my single server Lync standard install via the Topology Builder. By going in to my site -> Standard Edition Front End Servers -> Delete, i get the error A published pool hosting ...
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Trying to get a Polycom CX600 phone to work with Lync 2013 server/client

I'm currently trying to setup a Polycom CX600 to test the operability with Lync. We have been using Lync for several months, but only really using the IM aspect. I didn't set the Lync server up ...
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Can I use deploy Lync on 1 server without reverse proxy?

I have deployed lync on 1 server. This server has 2 nic's. One on the internal network and one on that is live to the internet. The inside sip domain is lync.domain.local. The split brain DNS config ...
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How do I download the avatar image from an Active Directory server?

I'm using the ldapsearch.exe binary that was installed along with an Oracle client. It took awhile to tease out the arguments that it wanted, but I'm able to successfully connect to AD and parse out ...
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MS Lync on Terminal Server

Is there a way that I can install (hosted) Lync on our terminal server and when a user logs on, it automatically inserts their email address and the correct manual SIP settings so I don't have to log ...
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Getting error when preparing active directory for lync server

Getting error when preparing active directory for lync server failure occurred while attempting to check the schema state please ensure active directory is reachable. I have also connected this ...
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Office 365 NTLM authentication

Can I change the authentication mode for o365 from basic to ntlm? I'm having an issue where external users get prompted for MAPI login in Lync when they dont have Outlook open. I found an article ...
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LYNC - SIP “413 - Request entity too large” error to SUBSCRIBE requests

I'm currently trying to federate two Lync domains with one custom SIP proxy in the middle. The problem is that the front end server will reply "413 - Entity too large" to subscribe requests coming ...
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Microsoft Lync and traditional telephone lines

We're looking into the new Lync server from Microsoft and I'd like to get to the basics. One of the vague questions for me is regarding external calls. How does Lync connect you to an external call? ...
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Lync Edge and Exchange Server: how to have access to my exchange mailbox from external network and also to the OWA

I've some problem in the configuration of Exchange 2010. My topology is like that: Server1 = Domain Controller Server2 = Exchange Server Server3 = Lync Server Server4 = Lync Edge Our public ...