WebSearchOnly for the Lync Address Book 5

WebSearchOnly is an option that was introduced in Lync 2010 and is still available in Lync 2013. Although it is a great option, I’ve noticed it is not often used in Lync deployments. But why would you? To know the advantages of this option, first let’s look at what it does. What does WebSearchOnly do? WebSearchOnly is a value for ...

Lync 2013 Server – November 2014 Update

The Lync 2013 November 2014 update has been released for Lync 2013 Server. This update includes the following fixes: 3010032 :  Response group usage report displays incorrect amount of offered calls and answered calls in Lync Server 2013 3010046:  Update that improves the reliability, stability, and performance of Microsoft Lync Server 2013, Unified Communications Managed ...

Lync 2013 Database Support Update

On the 15th of August 2013, Microsoft released new database support options for Lync 2013. When Lync 2013 was released the only supported database fail over construction was achieved by using SQL mirroring. The statement from Microsoft for high-availability support for Lync 2013 now is: Lync Server 2013 supports the user of either SQL mirroring ...

Forward on Response Group to PSTN telephone number not working 2

Forward on Response Group to PSTN telephone number not working
I came across an issue regarding the forward on a Lync response group. There was a queue time-out enabled and set to “Forward to telephone number”. This field was filled with sip:+31301234567@domain.com (where domain.com was the SIP domain).  When a call came and hit the time-out, the call was forwarded to the number specified, but ...

Lync 2013 CU1 – Call Pickup

Lync 2013 CU1 - Call Pickup
Update 28-02-2013 Microsoft has released the Lync 2013 Cumulative Update 1. You can download the update here: Lync Server 2013 Cumulative Update KB 2809243 For an installation guidance, view this KB article: Updates for Lync 2013 Original With the new cumulative update coming from Microsoft, Lync 2013 will have a fantastic upgrade. With the CU1 (February 2013) , ...

Windows 8 Lync MX doesn’t use Exchange SRV record for autodiscover 1

Windows 8 Lync MX doesn't use Exchange SRV record for autodiscover
Windows 8 has a Lync client that can be installed from the Windows App Store (formerly known as Lync MX). This new Lync client has active tiles which also shows you your upcoming appointments in a tile. For this to work it connects to your Microsoft Exchange environment using autodiscover. There are multiple ways you ...