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

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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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Public IPs behind Watchguard Firebox for deploying Lync

We have an XTM 515 Firewall in our company and are in Lync 2013 implementation phase. For the Edge Server we need 3 different IP addresses. Our ISP provided 8 addresses in 2 different subnets. For ...
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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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How to create a meeting on Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 without using Communicator or Outlook?

We are a small team (about 20 people) of developers and we needed a platform for conferencing with support for audio, screen sharing and whiteboard. Now we have a chance to try Microsoft Office ...
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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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Is there a Lync equivalent of Avaya's Telecommuter Mode?

In Avaya Telecommuter mode, the Avaya IP Office has an option to route the voice call to an Avaya hard/soft phone to a traditional phone in the PSTN. While the TCP traffic for call handling goes to ...
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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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LYNC 2010 Dial-In in Meeting DTMF issue

We are facing an issue in the LYNC2010 dial-in to a meeting. We redirect an Asterisk number to LYNC, whitch connects successfully in the dial-in plan of LYNC. After calling from external network to ...
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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 ...
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Install the same Active Directory Schema extension again

is there any possibilty of problems, due to a 2nd time installation of the schema extension for a lync server, in an active directory childdomain of a forest? Replication overhead would not be that ...
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Lync install on XP machines closes Office applications

Our company is in the process of deploying Lync to our users. We intend to use GFI LANGuard to deploy the software to client machines. In testing, the installation has gone smooth on both Vista and ...
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Ports used for Lync Edge server

I have Lync 2010 Standard deployed in my environment, along with an edge server. On my firewall I have NAT'd the public address(s) to the server. Right now I have all the ports opened for these ...
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Problems installing LYNC on non-domain controler

I have two servers in this set up. AD and EX, the domain is called mydomain.net The AD is a Windows 2008 Server (32 bit) with Active Directory installed AD only has it's own ip in the DNS-servers ...
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Lync 2010, Kamailio, & Trixbox 2.6.23 (Asterisk 1.4)

I'm having an issue trying to connect Lync 2010 phone calls with our trixbox PBX. I've gotten to the point where Kamailio seems to be functioning properly and acting as a bridge between TCP traffic ...
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Lync Automatic Sign in works for Lync client, but not on OCS R2 client

I'm having a strange issue. Currently I have Lync 2010 standard deployed in my environment. With the Lync client (v. 4.0) the automatic sign-in works fine. BUT, with my OCS R2 client, the automatic ...
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Is there any way to remotely configure a Microsoft Lync account?

There are no perl modules for Lync. No open source clients. Windows Powershell can do some things with it, but only on the server on which the server software is installed. It would be useful to be ...
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How can I manually remove a dead OCS 2007 R2 Monitoring server?

At the moment, I'm trying to get what is effectively a cut down version of our production OCS 2007 R2 environment working in a segregated lab. For a variety of different reasons, this initially ...
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Lync using SQL 2008 R2 SP1 - Publish Topology error

Error that shows in the web page opened by the Topology builder: Error: An error occurred: "Microsoft.Rtc.Common.Data.SqlConnectionException" "A network-related or instance-specific error ...
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Deactivate dead OCS 2007 R2 Edge Server?

I'm having a surprising issue where our old OCS 2007 R2 Edge server died of hardware failure (no backup) in the middle of our move to Lync. How can I forcefully remove the Edge server from the ...
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Strange Lync 2010 Issue

I am working on troubleshooting a Lync 2010 deployment and have hit a snag. I have just about everything working except for the external meeting piece and don't really know where to look. ...