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 […]

Skype For Business Cloud Connector Edition version 2.0

  Microsoft Announced the release of Skype For Business Cloud Connector Edition version 2.0, previously releasing GA version in April of 2016. Cloud Connector Edition allows for 3 key features: Authentication of the local trunk to Office 365 Cloud PBX; Keep media within enterprise boundaries; Negotiation of codecs between the clients and a PSTN gateway/Session […]

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 […]