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Skype for Business Online Admin Center retirement December 1st

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With the time until Skype for Business Online will be retired, 31st July 2021, getting less and less, Microsoft is making a move to retire the Skype for Business Online admin center as soon as December 1st 2020.

Known as LSCP (Lync Server Control Panel) to friends, you might ask how Microsoft can retire the SfBO admin control panel 8 months before SfBO retirement? The answer is that SfBO users will be administered through the Microsoft Teams Admin Center (TAC) at https://admin.teams.microsoft.com/. SfBO settings for users are under this tab for each user profile:

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Admins can continue to use theĀ  Skype for Business PowerShell module and or the new Teams PowerShell module.

 

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Manage Skype for Business settings in the Microsoft Teams admin center

Skype for Business Online retirement

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Tom Arbuthnot

A Microsoft MVP and Microsoft Certified Master, Tom Arbuthnot is Principal Solutions Architect at Microsoft Collaboration specialists Modality Systems.

Tom stays up to date with industry developments and shares news and his opinions on his blog, Microsoft Teams Podcast and email list. He is a regular speaker at events around the world.

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