Virtualization and Stress Testing White Papers for Lync Server 2013 Now Available for Download

Author: Chris Dragich, Sr. Technical Writer, Lync Server Product version: Lync Server 2013   Microsoft has released two new white papers for Lync Server 2013 The Lync Server 2013 Virtualization White Paper provides guidance for planning a Lync Server deployment on virtual servers. As a real-time application, Lync Server requires careful planning when deployed on…

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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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Integrating Lync, SharePoint and Exchange for Value-Add Solutions

The Office Content Group is now introducing a new type of content guidance, one that directly addresses Office Server (Lync, SharePoint and Exchange) integration to solve larger business problems. Check out this article for details. Author: Office Solutions Content Team Published: July 2, 2013 Product version: Lync Server, Exchange Server, SharePoint Server The three main…

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Lync Server Federation with Microsoft.com: Root Certificate Change

On June 8th, 2013, for Office Communications Server and Lync federation with Microsoft.com, Microsoft will replace the root certificate on the federation edge server from a GTE CyberTrust root to a Baltimore root. By that date, any SIP domain federated with Microsoft must have the respective edge server’s trusted root certificate store updated with the Baltimore…

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