Lync Server 2013 Threshold Files for PAL Available

The PAL (Performance Analysis of Logs) tool is a powerful tool that reads in a performance monitor counter log and analyzes it using known thresholds.  The Lync Server 2013 Threshold files help you to identify performance issues on your Lync Server 2013 Servers.  Files are included for the following roles: Front End Edge Mediation You…

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Lync Server 2010 Threshold Files for PAL Available

The PAL (Performance Analysis of Logs) tool is a powerful tool that reads in a performance monitor counter log and analyzes it using known thresholds.  The Lync Server 2010 Threshold files help you to identify performance issues on your Lync Server 2010 Servers.  Files are included for the following roles: Front End Monitoring/Archiving Edge Mediation…

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Issue with Group Chat 2010 Client Not Displaying Information for Certain Chat Rooms

I ran into an interesting issue onsite with a customer recently.  They have Group Chat 2010 deployed for their users and one of the users reported that they were not able to see messages or participate in a particular chat room.  Other users in that chat room were able to view the messages and participate…

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Issue with Office Web Apps Server 2013 Published Externally Using TMG 2010

I was helping a customer setup Lync Server 2013 when we ran into an interesting issue while testing conferencing with external Lync 2013 clients.  Every time we attempted to present a PowerPoint presentation, the presentation would never display.  From the screenshot below, you can see that the file is and was uploaded to the Lync…

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Issue with Lync Server 2013 Logging Tool After Applying Lync Server 2013 Cumulative Updates

I ran into an interesting issue while I was building out a test environment in my lab.  After applying the latest cumulative updates for Lync Server 2013, if you used the Lync Server 2013 Logging Tool (OCSLogger.exe) from the Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Debugging Tools, SIPStack messages aren’t being parsed from the .etl file and displayed in Snooper. …

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How to Publish Lync Server 2013 Web Services with Windows Server 2012 R2 Web Application Proxy

Update 5/12/15 – Added information about disabling translation of URL values in request headers.Update 11/12/14 – Added information about white paper published for Web Application Proxy for use with Lync Server 2013.Update 8/30/14 – Added information about Lync 2013 mobility and multiple SIP domains. With the discontinuation of TMG and with UAG not supporting all of…

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Lync Server 2013 Now Supported on Windows Server 2012 R2

With the release of the Updates for Lync Server 2013: October 2013, Lync Server 2013 is now supported on Windows Server 2012 R2.  You may see Event IDs 32402 and 61045 logged on the Lync Server 2013 Front End Servers: Event ID 32042 Log Name: Lync ServerSource: LS User ServicesDate: 10/15/2013 4:02:05 AMEvent ID: 32042Task Category:…

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Change in Lync 2013 Taskbar Icon – Part 2

With the release of the September 2013 Cumulative Update for the Lync 2013 client, the icon used in the notification area of the taskbar is back to the original icon showing your presence status:

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Issue with Presence Not Updating Based on Free/Busy After Applying September 2013 Cumulative Update

Update 11/10/13 – This issue has been resolved with the release of the November 2013 Cumulative Update.  You can get more information here. With the release of the September 2013 Cumulative Update for the Lync 2013 client, there is a known issue with presence not updating based on the user’s free/busy status from their Exchange calendar. …

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