Skype for Business and Lync 2013 Memory Usage

Skype for Business and Lync 2013 clients manage memory differently than previous client versions. This article describes the design change, how it impacts client performance, and how it affects the memory footprint. For purposes of this article, the term “Lync 2013” relates to Lync 2013 and Skype   Business clients. At the time of this writing,…

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Announcing the Release of the Lync Server 2013 On-Premises Architectures Poster

Author: Ken Withee, Sr. Technical Writer for Lync Server The Lync Server 2013 On-Premises Architectures poster is designed to provide architectural guidance for planning and deployment. The poster contains information about common components of Lync Server, terminology used when planning a deployment, new features, server roles, and an installation overview. In addition the poster contains…

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Top Solutions Site from Microsoft Support Updated

The Microsoft Support folks have been busy updating the Top Solutions blog to include solutions to the most common issues experienced by customers. You can view the site here: http://blogs.technet.com/b/topsupportsolutions/ To view support solutions by product, use the following links: Top Support Solutions for Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Top Support Solutions for Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Top…

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Check out these helpful blog articles from Doug Deitterick, Sr. Premier Field Engineer

How to Get Office Web Apps Server 2013 to Report a Healthy Health Status I see this a lot in customer environments with Office Web Apps Server 2013 deployed for use with Lync Server 2013, where if you run the Get-OfficeWebAppsMachine cmdlet, the HealthStatus parameter is Unhealthy: However, even though Office Web Apps Server 2013…

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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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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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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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