New blog article about High Availability and Disaster Recovery with Lync Server 2013 Persistent Chat

There’s a new article posted by Richard Schwendiman about High Availability and Disaster Recovery with Lync Server 2013 Persistent Chat: Lync 2013 Persistent Chat HA\DR Deep Dive Pt. 1 Abstract As everyone knows by now, with the release of Lync Server 2013 we introduced much improved chat functionality, named Persistent Chat (pChat). Not only is…

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Announcing the Release of the Updated Lync Connectivity Analyzer

Abstract: We are excited to announce an update to the Microsoft Lync Connectivity Analyzer. This update adds support for Office 365 accounts, Lync Mobile 2013 app deployment requirements, improved accessibility, and bug fixes. Author: Phillip Garding, Senior Program Manager – Lync Client Publication Date: December 10, 2013 Product Version: Lync Server 2013, Lync Server 2010…

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New Lync Online Guided Walkthrough Helps Office 365 Admins Troubleshoot Sign-in Issues

Contributors: Darrin Hanson | Patrick Kelley | Premal Gandhi | Tim Lulofs | Peter Krebs Publication date: November 13, 2013 Product version: Lync Online The Lync Online Sign-in Guided Walkthrough (https://aka.ms/LyncSignIn) offers admins a customized approach to solving Lync Online sign-in issues. The walkthrough—based on a detailed analysis of Microsoft Support cases over the last…

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Cumulative Update for Lync Desktop Client 2013: November 2013

Abstract: Microsoft Support has released a cumulative update for Lync 2013 Desktop Client for Windows, which includes new functionality. Author: Nikolay Muravlyannikov, Program Manager II Publication date: November 12, 2013 Product version: Lync Desktop Client 2013 Introduction Microsoft has released a cumulative update for Lync 2013, which includes new features and fixes of bugs. You…

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Updated Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Documentation Help File (.chm) Available on the Download Center

We’ve posted an updated Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Documentation Help File on the download center. The updated file includes all changes made to topics in the Lync Server TechNet Library since the release of Lync Server 2013, including bug fixes and updates from community and customer feedback. We’ve received several requests to update the file…

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Configuring Lync 2013 VDI Plug-in support for QoS

Abstract: This article leads the reader through the process of enabling DSCP marking for Windows access computers that run the Lync 2013 VDI Plug-in to deliver a great audio and video experience on networks where QoS has been deployed. Author: Lester Hewett Technical Review: Kaushal Metha Publication date: October 2013 Product version: Lync 2013  …

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Update 3: Announcing the Release of the Lync Server Networking Guide v2

Updates to the Lync Server Networking Guide January 2014 – The .zip file has been updated on the Download Center to include updated queries and a KHI spreadsheet for Lync Server 2013. November 2013 – We’ve updated some of the queries to address the issues you identified and posted a new version of the files to…

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Join the conversation about Microsoft solutions content

Microsoft is getting into the solutions content business. What does this mean? Multiple teams across Microsoft are now focusing all or part of their time on developing and publishing lab-tested, multi-product, end-to-end solution content. For example: The Cloud and Datacenter writing team has published multiple document sets for private and hybrid cloud solutions that combine…

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Lync Server 2013 Certificate Authentication and Passive Authentication support for Lync 2013 Mobile applications

Abstract: Following up on our announcement today about new features available with updated Lync 2013 Mobile clients, we are excited to share more details about Lync 2013 Mobile client’s support for certificate authentication and passive authentication. Author: Kaushal Mehta, Sr. Lync Beta Engineer Publication date: 10/08/2013 Product version: Lync 2013   Introduction Some customers prefer…

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Lync 2013 Support added to System Center Advisor

Abstract: System Center Advisor is a free service that helps IT Pros avoid known issues in their Lync deployments as well as other workloads. This post is to announce the support for Lync 2013. Authors: Mohamad Saleem, Kaushal Mehta, Nick Rosenfeld Publication date: 10/3/2013 Product version: Lync 2013 Introduction If you’re not already familiar with…

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