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Enabling Music on Hold in Lync Client

Published 12/07/2011 - 19 Comments

  A Quick one, by default Music on hold is not enabled on the Lync Client.   A change of policy at the global level is required to enable it. set-csclientpolicy -identity global -enableclientmusiconhold $true details here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg398300.aspx     Once it’s enabled and replicated users will have Music on hold (they may need to […]

Where are Lync Client Settings Stored? (Hint, Registry)

Published 31/05/2011 - 233 Comments

Hi, This one just came up on Technet, How can I change the “Show Lync in foreground” Setting for all my users using GPO. While some settings are provisioned in band for Lync, this is one you can edit in the Registry. Lync User Client Registry keys are held under HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Communicator There are also the […]

Lync Client Cumulative Update May

Published 25/05/2011 - 0 Comments

Some minor updates to the Lync Client Article ID: 2551268 Issues that this update fixes This cumulative update fixes the following issues: 2551849 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2551849/ ) Lync 2010 still polls for the conversation history of a non-listed contact 2551847 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2551847/ ) Lync 2010 still polls for the voice mail of a non-listed contact 2551846 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2551846/ ) […]

Lync Videos from Tech-Ed 2011

Published 21/05/2011 - 3 Comments

Sadly I couldn’t get over to Tech-Ed North America this year, but fortunately Microsoft do a first class job of Videoing all the content, and provide it for streaming or download completely free! Some of the encoding is still going on, but you should find streaming, low and high res wmv, and IOS/mobile friendly mp4 […]

Network Monitor (Netmon) Parsers for Lync

Published 14/05/2011 - 1 Comment

Microsoft have released Network Monitor Parsers for Lync download them here You can download Microsoft Network Monitor 3.4 here I found I also needed the parser filters from codeplex to get the Lync parsers to install, you can get them here   I must admit, I’m usually a wireshark guy. Here are some useful links […]

Lync Quick Reference Cards for End User Training

Published 14/05/2011 - 3 Comments

  Microsoft have released some quick reference cards for common Lync tasks. They are 2 page landscape word documents. You can download the complete set here Lync 2010 Conferencing Quick Reference   Lync 2010 Instant Messaging and Presence Quick Reference   Lync 2010 Sharing and Collaboration Quick Reference   Lync 2010 Attendant Quick Reference   […]

Lync’d Up Monthly Round Up April 2011

Published 07/05/2011 - 1 Comment

There is so much going on in the Lync and Unified Communications community, the aim of this monthly roundup is to catch all the exciting news updates and blog posts to give a nice reference. If you think I’ve missed anything please give me a shout and I will get it added in. Lync Software […]