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Don’t Install .NET Framework 4.6.1 and Skype for Business Server 2015 / Lync Server 2013 / Exchange Server

Published 15/02/2016 - 0 Comments

Be aware that the Skype and Exchange Product Groups have recommended that customers hold off on installing .NET Framework 4.6.1 on their Skype for Business Server 2015, Lync Server 2013 servers and Exchange Servers I’d also be wary on other Microsoft servers at present. Next Steps: How to temporarily block the installation of the .NET […]

Microsofts Free StatsMan Released for Skype for Business and Lync

Published 23/10/2015 - 3 Comments

Update: 21/4/2016: 1.1 released: http://blogs.technet.com/b/skypecentral/archive/2016/04/20/skype-for-business-server-statistics-manager-1-1-released.aspx What’s New in 1.1 Scenario views have been added for Edge Media, Fabric Health, Pool Failover and Registration scenarios. Command line PerfAgentStorageManager.exe (installed with the Listener) can now export counter data as a CSV. Many new counters have been added for SQL servers, more Windows Fabric counters, more Skype for Business […]

Skype for Business App now GA on the Apple App Store

Published 14/10/2015 - 0 Comments

Just a heads up that Skype for Business has just hit the Apple App Store, following announcements that it was on the way. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/lync-2013-for-iphone/id605841731?mt=8 No sign on the Android Google Play store yet, but I’m sure it won’t be far behind.   If you have Lync 2013 installed on an IPhone and auto updates on […]

How to force the use of the Skype for Business Web App for Meeting Join? Just append this to the meeting URL ?sl=1

Published 08/10/2015 - 0 Comments

  If for whatever reason you want to force Skype for Business to join in the web browser experience rather than “popping” the full client, you can do the following Copy the URL from the meeting invite:   Paste the URL and append ?sl=1 https://join.microsoft.com/meet/bobsmith/FCZMMC7?sl=1   The meting will not pop the full client and […]