Error Starting Pool – Start-CSPool

Environment: Skype for Business (SFB) Server 2015 Standard Edition – 2 Pools Issue: After completing Step 3 the certificate request during a SFB deployment the next step was to run the cmdlet Start-CSPool -Idenity PoolFQDN.domain.com upon doing so the following error message was received Start-CsPool : Please make sure at least 1 machine(s) are in […]

Skype for Business Topology Builder could not read the topology

Environment: Skype for Business Server 2015 Standard Edition Pool1 in Production (Prod) DataCenter Pool2 in Disaster Recovery (DR) DataCenter Issue: During a deployment of Skype for Business (SFB) , we had already deployed a Standard Edition server in the production network without issues. As per the requirement we needed to deploy a secondary SFB server […]

No connectivity with any of Web Conferencing Edge Servers. External Skype for Business clients cannot use Web Conferencing modality.

Environment: Skype for Business Server 2015 Enterprise Pool Issue: After recent patches we started seeing errors on the Front-End Servers stating: No connectivity with any of Web Conferencing Edge Servers. External Skype for Business clients cannot use Web Conferencing modality. Cause: Service may be unavailable or Network connectivity may have been compromised. Resolution: Verify all […]

Automatic collection of configuration data failed

Environment: Skype for Business Server 2015 – On Premise Windows Server 2012 Issue: During the installation of a Skype for Business Server 2015 on a Windows 2012 Server, we receive the error on “Automatic collection of configuration data failed” Step 1: Install Local Configuration Store. Resolution: I was able to ping the server by IP […]

Unable to resolve DNS SRV record

Environment: Skype for Business Server 2015 – On Premise Skype for Business Online Issue: In a deployment, we have setup a Skype for Business Server 2015 on premise along with an Edge pool. We have federation enabled with open federation turned off, a requirement was to federate with a client that has Skype for Business […]

Event ID 32073: An error was encountered when executing the stored procedure

Environment: Lync Server 2013 On-Premise Front-End Pool Edge Pool Issue: During a SQL hardening exercise to ensure that all local SQL Express servers were up to date and adhere to the corporate policies we encountered an error : “An error was encountered when executing the stored procedure that logs errors to the back-end database. Execution […]

Event ID 1046: File Transfer Agent cannot send replication data to Replica Replicator Agent on Edge

Environment: Skype for Business Server 2015 – On Premise Front-End Server Standard Edition Edge-Server Single Issue: In a recent deployment of Skype for Business server, we deployed our Skype for Business Standard Edition Front-End Server and have just finished deploying our Edge server  when the services started up we began seeing numerous errors in the […]

Lync 2013 conferencing – An error has occurred

Environment: Windows Server 2012 R2 Lync Server 2013 Issue: Client called with an issue of users complaining that any conference they join scheduled or ad-hoc are failing, with a generic message or “An error has occurred” Resolution: We opened the Event Viewer and found that it was riddled with errors Event ID 32042 LS User […]