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Microsoft Teams Out Loud Podcast August: SfB Online End Date, Microsoft Inspire and More

We recorded the podcast for August covering all the latest news from Microsoft’s Inspire partner event, the latest updates on Skype for Business Server 2019 and some new announcements for Teams. Then news dropped that Microsoft announced the retirement date for Skype for Business Online, so we added a quick bonus section to cover the specifics and our thoughts. As always, questions and...

Skype for Business Server 2015 Cumulative Update July 2019 (CU10)

The skype for business updates have been flying in July. This is Skype for Business Server 2015 CU10 Download here KB here Lots of fixes in this release: 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: 4510852 UCWA client is disconnected because w3wp.exe crashes when...

Skype for Business Online 3PIP IP Phones will work with Microsoft Teams until July 31st 2023

Alongside the End of support of Skype for Business Online date of 31st July 2021, Microsoft also announced that “After the Skype for Business Online retirement date of July 31, 2021, users with 3PIP devices who have been migrated over to Teams Only will be able to continue using their 3PIP devices with a limited set of functionalities until July 31, 2023”  Reference, and now the official blog...

Skype for Business Online will be retired 31st July 2021

  Microsoft Lifecycle reference here Big news in Skype for Business, in a blog on the Microsoft Teams blog, Microsoft has officially announced the mainstream support end date/end of service for Skype for Business Online as 31st July 2021. Customers have two years from this announcement to move off Skype for Business Online to Microsoft Teams or another solution. After that date, Skype for...

Skype for Business Server 2019 Debugging Tools with updated version of Snooper

Hot on the heals of the Key Health Indicators (KHI) for Skype for Business 2019, the Skype for Business Server 2019 Debugging Tools got an update. Originally released for SfBS 2019 in November 2018, they are a collection of additional tools for use by IT Admins to aid in troubleshooting Skype for Business Server 2019 deployments. The collection of tools include: Snooper 7.0.2255.1 CLSLogger...

Key Health Indicators (KHI) for Skype for Business 2019, Skype for Business Server 2015 and Lync Server 2013

Key Health Indicators (KHI) are Performance Counters with recommended thresholds aimed at revealing problems that can impact the user experience. They are really useful for ensuring the health of your Skype for Business Server environment. Microsoft has recently updated version of the Key Health Indicators for Lync Server 2013, Skype for Business Server 2015 and Skype for Business 2019. The...

Clarifying Support for Skype for Business Server 2019 Virtualization

Thanks to Corbin Meek, Senior Supportability Program Manager – Teams and Skype for Business at Microsoft for reaching out with an update/clarification. Skype for Business Server 2019 is supported on virtualisation, provided it is deployed in line with the Planning a Lync Server 2013 Deployment on Virtual Servers guidance. Some highlights of the guidance: Do not use processor...

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. See official blog from Microsoft here SEFAUtil abilities in native Powershell – a long time ask for big deployments...

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