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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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Is there a way to transfer a Skype for Business call from the mobile app to the desktop and visiversa?

In the past, I have heard others talk about how they liked a Lync feature, which made it possible to switch a call from being on the desktop to a mobile phone and back again. Now that I have access to ...
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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/ Skype4Business App saves Chat History locally?

I hope this is in scope of this stackexchange. I was wondering, if the chat history is saved servers-side (https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/hh243707%28v=office.14%29.aspx), is it then ...
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Upgrade Lync 2010 to Skype for Business Clients

We currently have a Lync 2010 deployment, and are migrating to Skype for Business 2015. From my reading, there is no way you can upgrade the clients direct from Lync 2010 to Skype for Business ...
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Skype for Business/Lync 2013 - Wrong Display Names

Recently we've been noticing an issue where when searching for a user in Skype For Business/Lync 2013, a different user will show up in the search results. Doing some research, this seems to be ...
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Lync2013/Skype for Business 2015 Firewall requirements

We are looking to deploy a single consolidated edge on a vSphere Cluster. From reading the Microsoft documentation, it appears you need two layers of firewalling. Internet <--> Firewall ...
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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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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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How to join a Lync 2013 / Skype for Business meeting as a guest when the application is installed but you don't have an account?

I've stumbled upon a bizarre problem with Skype for Business 2015 (the client application, previously known as Lync 2013 but automatically upgraded to SfB 2015 by some Office update); maybe I'm ...
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Redirect lync internal user calls to elastix and record it

We want to redirect all Lync voice chats ( Calls ) to an Elastix server. We also want to disable lync built in Voice chats ( all voice communication - "included internal lync users" - through Elastix ...
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Cisco Unified Presence Server - Update Lync Status value for In a Call

The default value in Lync for a busy status is numerically represented as 6500. Is it possible to change the "In a call" status that the Cisco Unified Presence Server provides the Lync server.
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What is the video-conferencing limit of Microsoft Lync

How many people can participate in a video-conferencing call using Microsoft Lync? -- By contrast, Skype supports up to 10 people using video-conferencing. Once that number is exceeded ...
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How often do you restart a heavily-utilized Windows Server 2008R2 Remote Desktop Server (VM)?

Note: I've read How Often Do Windows Servers Need to be Restarted? but this question pertains to our Remote Desktop server specifically. We have a Windows Server 2008R2 server - a VMware ESX VM - ...
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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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Wireshark RST against TCP Zero Window

During application sharing with Microsoft Lync Client (Mac OS X), TCP ACK with RST flag is sent from my application end to Lync end against TCP Zero Window packets and call gets dropped. Image Link. ...
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Lync 2010 RTM - IM Takes Exactly 10 Minutes to Appear from an External Domain

The customer I'm currently working with has a Lync 2010 RTM environment and IM's from external domains fail (according to the sender as a failed message appears) however the IM is actually received ...
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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 Server 2010 with Hosted VoIP PBX

We just deployed Lync Server 2010 in our organization and it is working great so far. The next step for us is to enable enterprise voice so that we can replace our telephones with service that is ...
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Lync Server 2013 Install-CSDatabase Failure

I have been trying to get a Lync server setup in my test enviroment and I keep running into errors. Most of them I can resolve fairly quickly, but last one has me stumped. I get the error when Lync ...
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Forwarding/Simulring settings reset when logging in with Lync client

Problem: Using a Lync phone edition device, or using SEFAUtil, we can set forwarding/simulring settings for a particular user. Once that user logs in on a Lync client (running on Win7), the ...
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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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Lync 2010 Architecture for Small Business

I am building network architecture for a small business that will use Lync 2010 for employees communication, the Lync server should be accessible off premises as well as on premises, it should also ...
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Lync 2013 for iPhone syncs weird phone # format to iPhone contacts

Good morning, One of my users tuned me into the fact that the Lync 2013 for iPhone client can sync contacts to the iPhone contacts, which at first doesn't seem all that important, but then she ...
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Set the profile pictures globally

I'm trying to set my profile picture (avatar) globally, so that it will be available in all services connected to my exchange server. As described in Changing a user's on-premises photo, I ...
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4003 error Lync server 2010

My Lync 2010 Standard Edition deployment used to work, but after restoring a server because a problem, the control panel does not allow me to enable users. I get this error: “Insufficient access ...
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Lync 2013 voice - is it possible to have incoming calls have Caller ID from a personal contact?

This is one of those where I'm not sure where to look. I found this TechNet article: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd351203(v=exchg.141).aspx - but it appears to only be for when UM ...
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Microsoft Lync Group Chat Install error

I'm trying to install Group Chat Server but I got this error: site:microsoft.com failed while applying server changes error creating a trusted application I installed and configured all the software ...
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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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People joining Lync conferences muted

A while back I was in a conference call and I clicked on the 'people options' menu in the call window and selected 'mute audience' to mute everyone while I gave a lecture. Now when internal users ...
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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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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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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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Polycom CX500 Lync Phone Edition consistently failing to sign in

I have configured a Lync system which is successfully working with the Lync windows client. I followed the instructions at ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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 ...