SfBMac: Cannot connect to EWS after enabling EWS Access Policy

In a recent support case the Skype for Business Mac client wasn’t connecting to Exchange Web Services (EWS) after the EWS Access Policy was configured with the following cmdlets: Set-CASMailbox -Identity brick@borderlands.lab -EwsApplicationAccessPolicy EnforceAllowList -EwsAllowOutlook $true -EwsAllowMacOutlook $true Set-CASMailbox -Identity brick@borderlands.lab -EwsAllowList @{add=’UCWA/*’, ‘OC/*’, ‘OWA/*’} https://technet.microsoft.com/library/bb125264(v=exchg.160).aspx Get-CASMailbox -Identity brick@borderlands.lab | fl Name,EwsApplicationAccessPolicy,EwsAllowOutlook,EwsAllowMacOutlook,EwsAllowList EWS was working except… 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

Lync Client 2013 – EWS has not fully initialized

Recently I had to troubleshoot an issue regarding EWS and Lync 2013 Client integration. In the Lync 2013 Client Configuration Information window, EWS URLs were empty and the status message was EWS has not fully initialized and MAPI Status OK. Lync 2013 Client was internal, therefore the conversations were stored in the Outlook Conversation History folder…. Read more