New Skype for Business Server 2015 PowerShell Cmdlets Not Available After Applying November 2015 CU


After applying the Skype for Business Server 2015 November 2015 Cumulative Update, some additional PowerShell cmdlets are available:

However, if you use Windows Powershell instead of the Skype for Business Management Shell to manage your Skype for Business environment, you may find that several new cmdlets are not immediately available in Windows Powershell instances after installing the November 2015 CU:


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These new cmdlets will not be automatically loaded by Windows Powershell, and as such, will not be available until the "SkypeForBusiness" PowerShell module is manually loaded at least once.  After the module has been manually loaded (Import-Module SkypeForBusiness):


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Windows Powershell will automatically load these new cmdlets each time a new PS instance is launched:


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Thanks to Dave Howe for this information!

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