Disabling TLS 1.0/1.1 in Skype for Business Server 2015 On-Premises Part 3: Advanced Deployment Scenarios

  In Part 1 of our blog series we covered supportability scope, and prerequisites. In Part 2, we covered how to update existing Skype for Business 2015 deployments. Here in Part 3, we will discuss some advanced implementation scenarios. Because some dependency prerequisites are required to support TLS 1.2 in Skype for Business Server 2015,…

0

Skype for Business Application Sharing Fails Intermittently

Author: Kenn Guilstorf, Senior Escalation Engineer, Skype for Business We’ve seen a large number of cases come through recently where application sharing with 32-bit Skype for Business 2015 and 32-bit Skype for Business 2016 clients (collectively, S4B) is failing intermittently. This usually happens when S4B has been running continuously for a long period of time…

0

SaRA now available for Skype for Business

The Supportability and Digital Support teams are pleased to announce the official launch of the SaRA Sign-In diagnostic for Skype for Business. The Skype for Business SaRA sign-in scenario supports the following versions of Skype for Business: Skype for Business 2015 Skype for Business 2016 Online Checks Determines if the user is provisioned for Skype…

0

Skype for Business Client-Side Anti-Virus Scanning

  by Steve Schiemann Microsoft has found that some client-side issues can arise because of anti-virus interference with normal operations. These issues include but are not limited to downloading the address book, response problems when performing various tasks, or outright crashes. To ensure that the antivirus scanner does not interfere with the operation of Skype…

1

SDN Interface Setup/Configuration Recommendations

Author: Steve Schiemann Introduction and Background: This writing is intended for customers currently implementing or planning for the Software Defined Networking Interface (SDN) implementation for Lync/Skype for Business on-premise servers. As noted in my previous blog post, the SDN Interface uses open protocols to apply software control to network hardware. There are three primary components…

0

Understanding the relationships between UCMA Trusted Application objects

Author: Zack Campbell, Service Engineer, Microsoft Skype for Business Online Services I was recently engaged by the owner of multiple high-visibility and business-critical UCMA Trusted Applications, requesting my assistance to replace the Trusted App Computers associated to a large list of Endpoints. I didn’t know the full backstory, but apparently their servers were VMs, hosted…

0

The Skype for Business Software Defined Networking (SDN) Interface

Author: Steve Schiemann   Contents: 1.) SDN Definition and Short History 2.) Considerations Before Deploying 3.) Versions 4.) Architecture 5.) Installation/Configuration 6.) Command-line/PowerShell options 7.) Performance 8.) Troubleshooting and Data Collection 9.) Other Resources 10.) Conclusion SDN Definition and Short History   What is Software Defined Networking? At a high level, SDN uses open protocols…

0

When a recording is published using Lync or Skype for Business 2015/2016, the quality seems sub-par, deteriorated or jerky

Author: Sri Todi   You record a meeting, so the content can be published internally for later use. After the recording has been completed, a pop-up dialog Box appears from Skype for Business Recording Manager. You chose appropriate options and then select Publish. When reviewing the published video, you realize that the video quality is sub-par…

0