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Skype for Business Server 2019 Cumulative Update 1 (CU1) is now available

Good news for Skype for Business Server 2019 users and the wait for CU1 crowd, SfBS 2019 CU1 is here Download Link: here KB: 4470124 New Features: HMTL5 based Modern Administration Control panel – MACP – the eventual/partial replacement to the Silverlight control panel SEFAUtil abilities in native Powershell – a long time ask for big deployments, set call-forwarding and...

Skype for Business Server, Exchange Server and SharePoint Server 2019 Mainstream support extended by 3 months to January 2024

Thanks to my friend Max Sanna for the heads up on this one. Indeed Max is right. The original end of mainstream support date for SfB Server 2019 was 2023, the normal 5 years of mainstream support (traditionally it was 5 years mainstream, 5 years extended). The intent was Office 2019 (client and server) would move to a 5 + 2 model Reference: Information about SharePoint On-Premises 2019 Now we are...

Skype for Business Server 2019 Hotfix 1 Release (not CU1)

This week we got Skype for Business Server 2019 Hotfix  (HF1). Thanks to my college Tobie Fysh for flagging this one being released. A Hotfix is generally defined as a release to target a specific customer reported a problem that needs a quicker release and goes through limited testing. It is distinct to cumulative update that can add features as well as fixes and go through more extensive...

Microsoft Teams Monthly Podcast May – Skype for Business Phones and Server Updates

Once again Patrick from UC Today and I are back with the monthly podcast. Check out the podcast on: Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts UCToday Website YouTube Spotify BuzzSprout RSS Feed This month we talk about SfB Server CU9 – SfB Phone update – Automatic hiding of Microsoft Teams not visited in more than 45 Day – Information Barriers – PowerShell module for Teams –...

Skype for Business Server 2015 Cumulative Update 9 (CU9)

Skype for Business Server 2015 Cumulative Update 9 is here This cumulative update includes a defence in depth fix and enables Location-Based Routing to support the Skype for Business mobile clients. It also fixes the following issues: 4490655 Event ID 32011 and Event ID 1000 occur when ASMCU service crashes in Skype for Business Server 2015 4487830 The ability for Skype for Business Server 2015...

All Skype for Business IP Phones must be firmware updated by January 15, 2020 to continue to sign into Office 365

15th May Update: The date has moved from July 1st 2019 to January 15, 2020. If you have SfB Certified IP Phones (3PIP) from AudioCodes, Crestron, Polycom or Yealink signing into to Skype for Business Online (or Microsoft Teams via cloud interop), you will need to firmware update them and take one time tenant admin steps to approve each vendor’s phones sign in to your Office 365 tenant (once...

Skype for Business Online Plan 2 standalone is being retired from sale July 1st, 2019

Skype for Business Online Plan 2 is being retired from sale as of July 1, 2019. If you are using any of these licences, you will receive an Office 365 message centre message. When your SfB Online Plan 2’s expire at the end of your current term, in order to have continued access to these features, you’ll have to switch to a different plan. SfB Online Plan 2 was an Office 365 SKU which just...

Latest CQD V3 (Call Quality Diagnostics) is now available to test in all Office 365 tenants

The Call Quality Dashboard (CQD) for Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business Online allows you to gain insights into the quality of calls made using Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business services. The current CQD (CQD v2) is at . CQDv3 is at the new URL: Ignite 2018 session BRK3169, Understanding calling usage and diagnosing call failures in Microsoft Teams (recording, blog), gave some good...

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