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#Lync Server 2013 CU5 / August 2014 5.0.8308.733 Details, Download and Known Issues

It’s been a while since we’ve had a cumulative update for Lync Server 2013 (January for CU4), now CU5 has been released Download: KB:   As always there are likely fixes that are not listed, if you find something, let me know and I will add it to the list. Updates for CU5 include: Most interestingly, Windows Fabric: Update for Windows Fabric August 2014 2967486 August 2014 Cumulative...

Minor Bug: Lync 2013 Survivable Branch Appliance users point to 2010 pool call park/audio test service in mixed 2010/2013 environment

This was noticed on a recent install, and I validated it in my lab. When you deploy a Lync 2013 Survivable Branch Appliance into an environment with Lync 2010 and 2013 Pools, users homed to the 2013 SBA (which would of course be aligned to a 2013 pool). This may impact you in terms of network route taken for these services, or in expected call park ranges being available, other than that it...

Deploying a Sonus #Lync 2013 Survivable Branch Appliance (SBA) Walkthrough

I previously wrote a walkthrough on deploying a Lync 2010 SBA. I thought I’d write an updated post for a Lync 2013 SBA. Not a lot has changed in the process or in how the SBA worked. Since writing the last walkthrough net has been acquired by Sonus. I am using the same gateway, a Sonus SBC 1000 (previously called net UX 1000) There are essentially 3 major steps to deploying an SBA Lync Topology...

Lync 2010 March 2013 Cumulative Update (CU8) and Lync 2013 February 2013 Cumulative Update (CU1) Download Links

  Lync 2013 February 2013 CU1 For Lync 2013, CU1 provides the updates required for the new Lync 2013 mobile clients. In addition a number tools were released for Lync 2013 Lync 2013 client CU1:  (note two downloads) Product Download Lync Server 2013, February 2013 Cumulative Updates MS download Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Resource Kit Tools MS download Lync Server 2013 Whiteboard Archiving...

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Tom Arbuthnot is Principal Solutions Architect at Unified Communications specialist Modality Systems. He is a Microsoft Certified Master and MVP, blogger, has a regular podcast with UCToday at and is a regular speaker at events including Microsoft TechEd and Ignite. He co-runs The Microsoft UC User Group London.

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