Skype For Business 2015

Lync/Skype client can’t send a message to anyone internally

If a user Lync/Skype client can’t send a message to anyone internally or externally follow the following steps 1.Sign the user out of Lync/Skype Client and close the client 2.Browse to C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\office\15.0\Lync folder 3.Delete the SIP.Username folder and clear down the tracing folder with any files that can be deleted. 4.The open Reg edit as…

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SKYPE FOR BUSINESS – STANDARD EDITION POOL FAILOVER DISASTER [UPDATED] Posted on September 29, 2015 by Mark Vale Last week I blogged about my experiences with trying to simulate a DR event by performing a planned failover of a Standard Edition pool paired deployment. For those of you who read that post will know it is…

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Managing Persistent Chat Rooms in Skype for Business 2015

Pshell reference way to be able to run the Lync 2010 client on a OCS 2007 R2 environment – simply by bypassing a version check. To bypass this check, you have to create a new registry entry: Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Communicator Name:  DisableServerCheck Type: DWORD Value: 1 (00000001) List AD user details : Get-CsUser -Identity “sat*” #Rename…

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Skype Powershell Cheat Sheet: Lync 2013 & Skype for Business 2015

Credit too Steve Moore – Skype for Business TSP User Management #Enabling a user for Enterprise Voice and issuing a phone number to the user. Set-CsUser -EnterpriseVoiceEnabled $True -LineUri “TEL:+6129161297” #Move all users from to Get-CSUser -filter {RegistrarPool -eq “”} | Move-CSUser -Target “” -ignoreBackendStoreException -Force #Find a user’s Routing Group Get-CSUser…

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Replacing Lync Edge server in Lync 2010 Farm

Lync Edge server replacement or removal Follow the steps below.   Browse to <Office Location> > Lync Server 2010 > Standard Edition Front End Servers > <ServerName>. Right-click, Edit Properties. Under “Associate Edge pool..”, change to <Active Edge> Under <Office Location> > Lync Server 2010 > Edge pools, delete suksh-pwd-led01.   Wait/confirm replication.   On <Removed…

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Old OCS removal from Lync or Skype Farm

Part 1 – remove OCS CWA trusted application:   Remove-CsTrustedApplication -Identity <OCSFQDN>/urn:application:<OCS01> Remove-CsTrustedApplication -Identity <OCSFQDN>/urn:application:<OCS02> Remove-CsTrustedApplicationPool -Identity <OCSFQDN> If fail remove via the Topology Builder Part 2 – remove other object associated with OCS, if possible:   Remove conference endpoints associated with old OCS server:   Remove-CsTrustedApplicationEndpoint -Identity “” Remove-CsTrustedApplicationEndpoint -Identity “”   Remove conference…

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Removing Public Providers from Skype For Business

Remove old AOL & Yahoo public providers    Remove-CsPublicProvider -Identity “Yahoo!” Remove-CsPublicProvider -Identity “AOL”   Recreate Skype public provider (as per[] )   Remove-CsPublicProvider -Identity “Skype”   New-CsPublicProvider -Identity Skype -ProxyFqdn -IconUrl[] -NameDecorationRoutingDomain -NameDecorationExcludedDomainList “,,,” -Enabled $true -EnableSkypeIdRouting $true -EnableSkypeDirectorySearch $true

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Migrating from Group Chat Server 2010 to Persistent Chat Server 2015

Slightly modified: By Shaun Schoeman for Skype for Business 2015 Persistent Chat Server is a Skype For Business 2015 component that provides chat services and enable users to take part in multiparty topic-based chat sessions. The added value of Persistent Chat Server 2015, compared to the earlier Group Chat Server, is the use of a single…

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Skype For Business 2015 as UC solution

You will also get enterprise-grade security, compliance and control, instant messaging, voice and video calls, and online meetings. Skype for Business integrates with Office apps allowing you to co‐create and collaborate in the apps you use every day like Excel, Word, and Outlook. With Skype for Business, you can: Start conversations with IM, voice, or…

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