Configuring picture from a web site in Lync 2013

When Lync 2013 shipped we did not provide the user interface to allow the user to configure his/her picture to be available on a web site (sometimes referred as photo url). With the November 7, 2013 update to Lync 2013 we have added this capability to Lync 2013. We have also changed the layout a…


Please let me know when you can see this

When I participate in Lync Meetings, I often hear the above sentence, when someone is presenting a PPT deck, the whiteboard, their desktop or a program. However, there is really no need for this, since the presenter (and the rest of the people in the meeting) can see from the roster or participant list, who…


Using Lync 2010 client against Lync 2013 server and high-resolution photos from Exchange 2013

Imagine a scenario where Alice is homed on a Lync 2013 server, but has never signed in with the Lync 2013 client. Alice has an Exchange 2013 mailbox and she has loaded a high-resolution photo via Exchange 2013 OWA. Will other users in the company, using the Lync 2013 client, see Alice’s high-resolution photo in…


Using SharePoint Server 2013 Discovery Center to find Lync archived content

In this post I described how Lync 2013 Preview could archive content in Exchange 2013 Preview mailboxes. SharePoint Server 2013 is able to search in such archives using the SharePoint Server 2013 eDiscovery site collection. SharePoint Server 2013 is using the Exchange Web Services Managed API V2.0 and Server to Server authentication (S2SOAuth) to be…


Still alive 2

This blog has been quiet for more than a year, while I’ve been busy working with our new versions of Lync and Exchange,  However now with the public beta I can start blogging again about some of the cool stuff we have included in the new versions. My first post has been posted on NextHop….