Understanding User Replicator in Lync Server 2013 and Skype for Business Server 2015

Reference: https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/toml/2005/05/09/lcs-2005-user-replicator-faq/ This post starts of with a reference at the top, only because it is indeed a very well written blog post from a little over 10 years ago. Since LCS 2005, we have had User replicator and while a lot has changed, the principles for User Replicator is essentially the same. User replicator runs…


After an in-place upgrade to Skype for Business Server 2015 Response Group Workflows Fail to work

In a peculiar case, we noticed that after an in-place upgrade from Lync Server 2013 to Skype for Business Server 2015, Response Group Workflows stopped working. The initial troubleshooting involved verifying (i) that the Response Group Service is starting, (ii) the work-flow is defined in Skype for Business Server 2015 after the upgrade, (iii) the…


Testing IM and Web-Conferencing Archiving set to Crtitical

IM Archiving set to Critical
IM Archiving set to Critical

Organizations often chose to enable IM Archiving for multiple reasons, while some may be for record keeping purposes, others may have a regulatory /compliance requirement to ensure IM Archiving is occurring for every IM and Web-Conferencing Session. When an organization is archiving for regulatory /compliance purposes, it may be possible that they are required to…