Questions tagged [skype-for-business-2016]

Skype for Business (SfB) is a Microsoft product that gives you instant messaging (IM), audio and video calls, online meetings, availability (presence) information, and sharing capabilities all from one program.

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Add user to meeting automatically

We use Exchange 2010. We have several meeting rooms and each room has a computer for remote SFB users. Computer runs by special AD user (e.g. meetingroom1_comp for meetingroom1). Problem is when ...
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GPO - How to prevent popup while loading a IE plugin (for Skype for Business WebApp)?

I trying to simplify to the maximum all user alerts related to ActiveX/Plugins needed for Skype for Business Web-App to work ( it is an On-prem Skype for business installation). What I did so far is: ...
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Integrating Skye for Business 2015 with Exchange online (365)

I'm attempting to integrate Skype for Business 2015 with Exchange online (365). I already have my Skype for Business environment set up. I also had Exchange 2016 On-Prem set up and integrated with ...
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Skype for Business Centralized Logging Issue

I am trying to use logging to troubleshoot an issue with federation between Skype for Business & Cisco Jabber. Said federation works fine for me but not for a couple of my co-workers. When I ...
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O365 Skype for Business Admin User list not displaying all domain users

We recently finished migrating on-prem exchange 2010 mailboxes to O365 in a hybrid environment (still existing) and are now exploring O365 functionality, including Skype. Half of the company is ...
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Removing an Inactive Skype For Business Edge Pool

I've got an issue where I have 2 edge pools (EdgePoolA & EdgePoolB). One of them (A new pool, EdgePoolB) has been created in the topology, and there are no old topology files to use. Right now, I'...
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Is it possible to connect two Skype for Business instances (distinct companies)?

My company has a very restrictive policy regarding IT security; most cloud solutions are forbidden. We have an on-premises Skype for Business instance. In one of our projects, involving only a small ...
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Skype for Business Server 2015 and .local domain

I am having some issues getting our SfB server running when connected outside the company network. We have a standalone SfB server with a hostname: hostname.domain.local The SIP domain looks like ...
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Delays in content sharing from Macs for Polycom/Skype for Business integrated VTC calls

Apologies for the novel, doubly so if this is not the right place. This issue is at the intersection of a lot of different technologies and it's been perplexing both us and our vendors. I'm working ...
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Test-CsExStorageConnectivity Results in Error: "The Request Failed With An Empty Response"

I am attempting to integrate a Skype for Business Server 2015 (running on Windows Server 2016) with an Exchange Server 2016 (running on Windows Server 2012 R2). I was following the guide here and ...
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AudioCodes 440HD Boss Admin feature configuration

After seeing a demo of how the AudioCodes handle Boss/Admin Delegation I wanted to try deploying this to some users. After some digging I was found the trick was to "flip the SideCar settings". After ...
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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 StatsMan PerfAgent" causing "The Open Procedure for service XXX in DLL ZZZ failed"

We followed the Microsoft article here and installed the "Skype for Business StatsMan PerfAgent" on our Skype for Business server. The product is working as expected but every 10 min the PerfAgent.exe ...
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Active Directory Certificate Services set up For Skype for business setup

I'm following this link to set up a skype for business server 2015. Matt Landis' Article On setting up S4B server is there a way i can bypass the Request Certificates step. Or if not How can I add ...
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Skype for Business Server 2015 set up on Standard Front End Server

I'm following this link to set up a skype for business server 2015. http://windowspbx.blogspot.in/2015/05/installing-skype-for-business-2015.html I dont understand if we really need two server ...
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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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Skype for Business IM log archive with no Exchange license

Is it possible to have IM conversation log from Skype for Business without the Exchange license? As the conversation history is stored in the user's mailbox in Exchange, is there a way to have that, ...
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Migration to Skype for Business

I have a new customer that is looking to user Skype for Business with their Office 365 subscription as their phone system. Is there a good resource out there that can help me guide them on what needs ...
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Set Skype for Business PIN for all users

I know that the PowerShell command to set a single user's Skype for Business PIN is this: Set-CsClientPin -Identity "User Name" -Pin 123456 This page seems to help: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-...
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Is there a way to retrieve skype for business conversations without going into the OWA?

The organization I work for will be implementing Skype 4 Business 2016 to replace our Lync Servers. I have been tasked with logging and giving certain users access to investigate conversations for ...
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Skype for business connected to Ubuntu gateway

I have a Ubuntu 16.04 server with Squid 3.5.22 installed. It is configured to intercept HTTP and HTTPS traffic (Transparent). So iptables redirects were used for ports 80 and 443. When I connect a ...
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SfB server shows error "The XMPP Translating Gateway failed to connect to a configured edge proxy."

I have the following SfB (= Skype for Business) environment: Site A: Primary SfB Frontend Pool (3 Server = sfbfronta01/sfbfronta02/sfbfronta03) Primary SfB Edge Pool (2 Server = sfbedgea01/...
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Skype for Business links didn´t start/open Skype for Business client

I have here a Skype for Business user, which gets some meeting links. But when the user click on the links the Skype for Business client isn´t opening. How can I solve that? Update: On other PCs this ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Skype for Business 2015 Edge server import certificate installation issue

We are installing Skype for Business server 2015 for testing purposes. I used StartSSL to get free certificate for Skype for Business Edge server. I followed the installation instructions from Jeff ...
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Can we safely use two servers for installing a number of Microsoft Servers (Sharepoint, Exchange, OWA, Skype etc)

Ignoring speed and performance issues, and this would be for under 20 users, what would be the best minimal topology and order for installing these five MS 2016 application servers on top of Win2012R2 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Group chat appears invisible for Windows 10 users of Skype for Business

Recently moved to Office 365 which included a move from on-premise to cloud Skype for Business (SFB). One frustrating issue we have with this is our client machines (mostly Windows 10) cannot see the ...
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Skype for Business 2015 (SfB) / Skype Federation and Public Skype Directory search

So I successfully deployed Skype for Business 2015, registered our PIC at https://pic.lync.com, successfully ran Microsoft Remote Connectivity Analyzer at https://testconnectivity.microsoft.com/ (says ...
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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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Microsoft UC and Skype for Business

I new to the Hosted PBX and VoIP systems. Currently the company I work for has an old T1 phone system they are looking to move away from. We have Skype for Business and Office 365. Basically my ...
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Get rid of Skype for Business warning about Exchange

I'm at a college where we have a campus licensing agreement with Microsoft for licensing Windows and Office that now includes Office 365 online services, which includes Skype for Business. I'm playing ...
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Run as Administrator popup via Skype for Business drops remote connection

Does anybody know why Skype for Business drops connection on situations where a remote computer asks Administrator rights? As soon as the user enters cancel the connection is retrieved. How to ...
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Skype For Business WSUS Server 2012

Please forgive me if I don't provide all of the required info for anyone looking to help out, but I'm a junior sys admin just getting started with using and administering WSUS on Server 2012. ...
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