How to deploy reverse proxy in a Skype for Business environment

A reverse proxy (RP) server has no Skype for Business Server role, but is an essential component of an Edge Server deployment. It lets you publish internal web...

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How to Setup SIP Trunk in Skype for Business Environment

You can setup SIP trunk service to enable Enterprise Voice (EV) functionalities in the Skype for Business\Microsoft Lync environment. Upgrading the TDM trunks to SIP trunks have many advantages from cost saving to the infrastructure consolidation. I have witnessed ...

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Enable Federation between Cisco Jabber and Microsoft Skype For Business (SFB) Server

XMPP service runs on Skype For Business (SFB) Front End and Edge Server. You can use this component to federate with internal or external Jabber setup. You can also share same name space...

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Step By Step: Install and Configure Skype For Business 2015 Edge Server

You need an edge server, if you want to let external users (Not logged into your organizations internal network) to be able to interact with internal users. These external users could be...

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Step By Step: Installation and Configuration of Skype For Business (SFB) Monitoring Server

Monitoring server reports provides strategic insight to your Skype For Business deployment. You can collect following information with the help of monitoring reports;

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Step By Step: Installation and Configuration of Skype For Business (SFB) Archiving Server

Archival of data helps you meet compliance and regulatory requirements of a country or organization. You can define policies to archive internal or\and external communications.

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Step By Step – Deploy Enterprise Edition of Skype For Business (SFB) Server 2015

Installation of Skype For Business (SFB) Server requires proper planning and execution on following fronts...

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How to check Active Directory preparation for Skype For Business (SFB) server install

As part of SFB installation, you need to ensure that the Active directory is prepared successfully. Otherwise SFB wouldn’t install and function properly. This article explains the methods (following steps) to check AD preparation...

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Microsoft releases CU2 of Skype For Business Server 2015 (6.0.9319.235)

The March 2016 cumulative update adds the Active Directory Authentication Library (ADAL) feature to Microsoft Skype for Business Server 2015. For more information about ADAL, see ...

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Step by Step: Enabling Lync 2013-Skype federation

It is a simple process mainly involving three steps. Step 1: Provision your Lync environment for Public IM Connectivity (PIC). Note: You are not required to complete the step you are already provisioned for Public IM Connectivity. Which means if users in your environment already communicate with Yahoo...

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Exchange UM Migration from Lync 2010 to Lync 2013

Currently Exchange UM contact objects are homed at Lync 2010 pool. We need to move them to 2013 pool using following command. Get-CsExUmContact -Filter {RegistrarPool -eq "Lync 2010 Pool FQDN"} | Move-CsExUmContact -Target Lync 2013 Pool FQDN

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Step by Step: Lync 2013 Databases Failover (Pool, CMS,Monitoring)

Current Mirroring Status : On Lync server 2013 PowerShell, run “Get-CsService –CentralManagement” to see the status of central management store mirroring status

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