SfB Server – Prerequisite installation failed: SqlInstanceRtcLocal

Recently while adding a new Front End Server to the existing Skype for Business Enterprise Pool we got the following message on SfB Deployment Wizard Step 1: Prerequisite installation failed: Prerequisite installation failed: SqlInstanceRtcLocal For more information, check your SQL Server log files. Log files are in the folder C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL*.RtcLocal\MSSQL\Log, where the *… Read more

Files from Office 365 groups aren’t visible in MS Teams (files are visible in actual Group)

If you have similar issue, you can follow the troubleshooting steps provided here to understand if the error is the same and then follow the resolution.   Files are visible on Groups of OWA But aren´t visible on Team Action Plan Step 1 – Collect Fiddler for troubleshooting 1. Download and install Fiddler From here: https://www.telerik.com/download/fiddler… Read more

How to reboot your Lync/SfB Servers without breaking the Quorum.

More than once the situation when I’m asked how we should really reboot a server in a pool minimizing the impact for the end users, and not breaking the Server Quorum, Fabric Service and Routing Groups currently in use. Before proceeding, it’s important to always take in consideration our Technet Article about High Availability. There, you… Read more

SfB Server 2015: Event 57005, LS User Store Sync Agent – Could not find stored procedure XdsQueryCriticalDocumentSignatures

While updating our SfB Server 2015 lab, we notice that a recently updated Front End server had multiple errors and warnings in the Event Viewer: Log Name: Lync Server Source: LS User Store Sync Agent Date: 12/09/2017 21:54:33 Event ID: 57005 Task Category: (1061) Level: Error Keywords: Classic User: N/A Computer: sfbfe03.recore.lab Description: Error encountered… Read more

How to deploy Microsoft Teams using GPO

This article explain how to deploy Microsoft Teams by GPO   1) Download this: https://teams.microsoft.com/downloads After downloading Microsoft Teams, put the EXE file under shared folder \\Share\Teams_Windows_x64.exe 2) Create a Script – You can follow the article that explain “How to create a PowerShell Script for Microsoft Teams Client Deployment“ 3) Create a new GPO… Read more

How to create a PowerShell Script for Microsoft Teams Client Deployment

PowerShell Script for Microsoft Teams Client Deployment How to create a PowerShell script for automating the deployment of the Microsoft Teams desktop client for Windows?   Instructions Download the Teams client installer from Microsoft. Run the script and specify the -SourcePath for the installer.   Example: From PowerShell .\InstallMSTeams.ps1 -Source \\Share\MicrosoftTeams Explanation: Using the example command above, the script will… Read more

Exchange Mailbox requirements for MS Teams and Troubleshooting

Exchange Mailbox Location The ideal state is for all Skype Teams users to have their mailboxes homed on Exchange Online. The minimum state for users to use Skype Teams are Exchange mailboxes on-premises with their identities synchronized to Office 365. For these Exchange hybrid customers, note that Meetings, Changing Profile Photo, and Connectors are not available… Read more

SfB Server: Cannot install KB2982006 – This update is not applicable to your computer.

In a previous post we explained how to install the KB2982006: Prerequisite (KB2982006) not satisfied when trying to install Skype for Business Server 2015 https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/uclobby/2015/07/11/prerequisite-kb2982006-not-satisfied-when-trying-to-install-sfb-server-2015/ However, in a recent deployment with all the Windows Updates installed, including the KB2919442 and KB2919355,  we couldn’t install the KB2982006: We also got the same error in the Event… Read more

Lync/SfB: Quickly access the Certificate Store

In a previous post we wrote about the Checks to do in the Lync/Skype for Business Server Certificate Store, however, sometimes we might also want to manually check it using the Certificate Store MMC. Since Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 we can quick access the Certificate Store MMC, for Local Computer and Current User, using Command Prompt/PowerShell or the… Read more

Enable Lync 2010 Meeting Invite Template in Lync2013/SfB2015

The January 2017 client update for Lync 2013/SfB2015 includes a new registry key that allows Lync2013/SfB2015 Meeting Addin to create a meeting invite similar to the one in Lync 2010 client. For reference we need to look how Dial in Conferencing Numbers are configured: Get-CsDialInConferencingAccessNumber https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg413015.aspx Now, before any change, we can see that a meeting invite for… Read more