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Important Changes coming to the Lync 2013 Client UI/UX in the April 2015 Client Patch

It’s an exciting time as Lync is rebranded to Skype for Business. I spend a lot of my time saying what I do is “Enterprise Skype” so I really think this naming will make sense to end users. During this branding transition some changes are coming to the Lync 2013 client that are important to understand. There are a few variations on how the changes might affect you/your users depending on if you...

Lync 2010 January 2013 Hot Fixes Available for Server and Client

  Update: These are Hot Fixes, not a full blown CU Lync 2010 January 2013 (bit of a mouthful ;) ) is available from Microsoft now Lync 2010 (64bit client) 4.0.7577.4374 2793351 Lync 2010 (32bit client) 4.0.7577.4374 2793351 Lync Server 2010 4.0.7577.211 2791665   Fixed Issues Listed: 2793014 Error message when you try to join a Lync Online meeting that is created by a user in a non...

Lync 2010 Cumulative Update October 2012 (CU7) Download Links

  Product Version KBs Download Lync 2010 (64bit client) 4.0.7577.4356 2737155 MS download Lync 2010 (32bit client) 4.0.7577.4356 2737155 MS download Lync Server 2010 4.0.7577.205 2493736 MS download         Lync 2010 Attendee (User Install) 4.0.7577.4356 2752157 MS download Lync 2010 Attendee (Admin Install) 4.0.7577.4356 2752160 MS download   No Lync Phone Edition Update yet Release...

Lync Client Update Jan 2012 4.0.7577.4061 KB2670498

January Lync client update is out. Doesn’t look too exciting Fixes this issue: 2670467  Large increases in load on the OrgID service because of recurring authentication requests from Lync 2010 “You notice that the ADFS server is experiencing larger than expected loads. These loads are more than 40 percent greater than expected. When you examine the traffic, most of the load is from recurring...

Issue: Lync URL filtering policy blocks Lync Mobile Push notifications

You might run into this issue when setting up Lync 2010 for mobile clients. The Lync 2010 URL filter (CU4) blocks push notification SIP messages. There is a Knowledge Base article explaining the issue here KB2664650 Example using the Test-CsMcxPushNotification cmdlet Error text: Test-CsMcxPushNotification : The operation failed because of a server policy. The warning property may contain more...

Lync 2010 Cumulative Update 4 (CU4) Released for download

You’ve probably seen the news by now, but I know a few people use my blog feed to prompt them regards Lync updates. So here are the updates and details. These also include new PowerShell Cmdlets for managing the mobility service Lync 2010 Server CU4 Updates Lync 2010 Server KB2514980 download Lync 2010 Mediation Server KB2640253 download Lync 2010 Policy Decision Point KB2502809 download Lync...

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