Questions tagged [lync]

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

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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 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 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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Lync 2010 web app Share desktop not available

We are attempting to set up Lync 2010 to organize 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 of ...
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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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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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Application Event Log Source: SideBySide, Event ID: 35 Lync.exe.Manifest error

I'm seeing an error in my Windows event log with the following signature: Log: Application Source: SideBySide EventId: 35 Level: Error Description: Activation context generation failed for "C:\...
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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 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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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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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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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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Skype for Business calls behind pfSense dropping after five seconds

I'm having a problem with Skype for Business (Lync) disconnecting behind a pfSense firewall after exactly 5 seconds. It's an odd problem, and I've opened a ticket with Microsoft, but thus far, that ...
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IIS Windows Authentication : IE not choosing the right certificate

I am trying to setup an intranet website (osTicket ticketing solution). I want my users to connect automatically to the website, so they don't have to fill their credentials. For this I have : ...
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Skype for Business Server 2015 - Prepare Active Directory fails with error: 5

I am trying to deploy Skype for Business 2015 to a test lab following this guide. I have performed all prerequisite actions up to Prepare Active Directory. when I run the task to prepare the AD schema ...
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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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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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What ports does Skype for Business Web Client use?

An external customer is having problems attending our Skype for Business meeting. It is hosted online through Office 365. They do not have S4B and are using the web client. They can join and use IM ...
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How Skype to Skype For Business Communication, is configured?

Our office emails hosted on Office-365 / Skype For Business for instant messaging. Our vendors do not have Skype for business accounts. What configuration needs to be done on Exchange? We need to ...
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Easier attendance method to Skype for Business meetings?

Our organisation uses the native desktop Skype for Business 2016 client. When I want to have meetings with external users I send them the standard Outlook invitation created by the S4B add-in. This ...
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S4B Extension dialing with individual DIDs

I'm 90% done with a migration to Skype for Business 2015. Our organization has extensions from the legacy system that everyone has gotten to know over the years and I have to carry them over. Many ...
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Unable to connect to Skype Online for Business - “winrm” issues

I am attempting to manage Skype Online for Business via the LyncOnlineConnector PowerShell module. I have had no trouble whatsoever connecting to remote exchange. However, I am now trying to do the ...
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Skype for Business 2015 - Enable AD users

I have installed Skype for Business 2015 into a test lab environment and am now struggling enabling any users. I have created three new AD users - U1@test.local, U2@test.local and U3@test.local. ...
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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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Where to download Microsoft Lync Server 2010 or 2013

It tried to google many time to download Microsoft Lync Server 2010 or 2013 evaluation. but the links I got has changed and can not find it. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-in/evalcenter/hh973393.aspx ...
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How to upgrade HP 4110 VoIP phone firmware.

Actually, I have found the clue here on after googling, but the problem is I can not download the Microsoft Lync Server 2010 or 2013. http://jackstromberg.com/2013/05/configuring-lync-server-to-push-...
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Lync SBC Issues

Ok, I have been working with Lync 2013 for 2 years now. I got to this job and watched a consultant install Lync 2013 and walk away. I have been reading some books and have some questions about how ...
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What ports should be mapped via NAT for Lync client?

I installed gateway with NAT between PC and network. User of PC can chat via Lync client but can't call or join conference. What ports should be mapped via NAT for Lync client to use all Lync ...
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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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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. ...
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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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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 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 non-...
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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 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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Is there a VDI plugin for Skype For Business 2016? Is it needed?

The VDI plugin for Lync 2013 allows using Lync 2013 (which automatically becomes SFB after some updates are installed) over a remote desktop connection without performance penalties, by offloading the ...
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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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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 2015/...
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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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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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Lync 2013 / SfB without Reverse Proxy

We are looking to deploy SfB Frontend and Edge with mobility client. We only have capacity for two new servers, so we cannot put a dedicated Reverse Proxy in. Can we simply use NAT to get around this?...
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Lync 2013 SIP Trunk with credentials?

We have a Lync 2013 installation and are currently in the process of testing SIP functionality. Our current SIP trunk requires a username and password to authenticate. I can't find an awful lot of ...
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Office 365 Skype/Lync: Support for stream multicast or mirroring?

Does Skype for Business / Lync when used via the hosted Office 365 service have the ability to do any stream multicasting or mirroring for group meetings? Background: I’m in a branch office with a ...
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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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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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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 video-...
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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 - ...