SfB Server 2015: Pool Pairing with CMS and AlwaysON

We already publish guides to Deploying SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Group for Skype for Business Server 2015 and also SfB Server 2015: Moving Central Management to a pool with SQL Server AlwaysOn BackEnd. However, we were asked to create another guide when we want to pair two SfB Enterprise Pools where the Primary Pool is hosting the Central Management Store… Read more

Lync/Skype4B Server: OAuthTokenIssuer, Assigned certificate not found or untrusted.

In a recent support case the OAuth certificate was missing in one of the Front Ends: We also notice the Missing message in the Deployment Wizard Step 3, for the OAuth certificate: And in PowerShell we had the following error when we tried to check the certificates: Get-CsCertificate https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg398227.aspx Get-CsCertificate : OAuthTokenIssuer: Assigned certificate not found… Read more

SfB Server 2015: Cannot install Cumulative Update – Failed to create network share. (-2147467259 xds-replica)

In a recent support case we couldn’t install the Skype for Business Server 2015 Cumulative Update on a Edge Server: We checked the Skype for Business Core Components log file (OcsCore.msp-EDGESTD-[2017-03-21][15-30-48]_log.txt) located in %TEMP%: The log showed that the setup was aborted because it couldn’t create a file share: CreateSmb: Error 0x80004005: failed to create… Read more

Skype4B Server 2015: SIP/2.0 503 Service Unavailable

While working on a PSTN integration with Skype for Business Server 2015, we notice that the inbound calls were being rejected immediately with SIP/2.0 503 Service Unavailable: TL_INFO(TF_PROTOCOL) [festd\festd]6984.23A4::03/06/2017-22:56:29.167.0000245B (S4,SipMessage.DataLoggingHelper:sipmessage.cs(801)) [4223311279] >>>>>>>>>>>>Outgoing SipMessage c=[<SipTcpConnection_1ACDDA8>],> SIP/2.0 503 Service Unavailable FROM: “Joule Adams”<sip:09920156101;phone-context=PrivateUnknown@recore.lab;user=phone>;tag=f0d14b5566;epid=8CE36BBBAB TO: <sip:+449920207101@;user=phone>;tag=9837f16c5d;epid=14123C3787 CSEQ: 12538 INVITE CALL-ID: 49bfd2ea-8753-4651-a8aa-d7b48d066d93 VIA: SIP/2.0/TCP;branch=z9hG4bKdab2e468 CONTENT-LENGTH: 0 SERVER: RTCC/… Read more

Lync/Skype4B Server: Manually update the Edge Server Configuration

In a recent support case we had a case that the customer had some urgency to add a new Allowed Domain to be quickly pushed to his Skype for Business 2015 Edge Servers. However, the replication wasn’t working: Get-CsManagementStoreReplicationStatus | ft -AutoSize https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg399052.aspx An easy solution to this is to perform a manual update and… Read more

Lync2013/Skype4B: Active Directory contact is changed to the phone number in the contact list

On 14th July 2015, a new Lync2013/Skype4B client update was released (KB3054946 – 15.0.4737.1001). We were eager to see it released, especially because it includes the following fix: Active Directory contact’s name is changed to the phone number in the contact list of Skype for Business or Lync 2013 https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3072753 Most users didn’t notice it… Read more

Last + First name searches in Lync/Skype4B Address Book (GalContacts.db)

In a previous post in Joe Calev’s WebLog, we were shown how to enable Last + First name searches in Lync Server: How to enable last name, first searches in Lync Address Book http://blogs.msdn.com/b/jcalev/archive/2012/06/06/how-to-enable-last-name-first-searches-in-lync-address-book.aspx That workaround works for WebSearchAndFileDownload and FileDownloadOnly — what we basically need is the GalContacts.db file. Recently, Joe Calev’s workaround was introduced… Read more

Lync/SfB: Different scenarios using EnableSkypeUI option

The Lync/Skype4B Client April 2015 update (15.0.4711.1002) introduced the new SkypeUI. For some this post may be late, but we still see some confusion on what we have to do before applying the update or which scenarios are available. The article in the link below describes the configuration that we need to do: Configure the… Read more