Office WebApps Server fails to render powerpoint in Skype for Business

In a Skype for Business deployment I  setup and configured an Office WebApps Server 2013 w/Sp1 following the Microsoft Technet Article on a Windows Server 2012 R2. Once the Office WebApps Server was deployed, I was able to browse to https://wac.domain.com/hosting/discovery and the xml file was displayed on the Skype for Business server and client PC. Then […]

How to Setup and Configure the integration/simulring between Cisco Unified Communications Manager 10.5 and Lync/Skype for Business Server

 Author: Habib Mankal Cisco Unified Communications Manager Configuration Create a SIP Profile 1. Log into your CUCM web console: https://x.x.x.x 2. From the menu select: Device –> Device settings –> SIP Profile 3. Click Add New 4. Provide a name and configure the SIP profile as per the screen shots below ensure that: a. Early […]

How to setup simultaneous ring (simring) with Mitel Extension and and Lync Enterprise Voice:

Author: Habib Mankal Editor: Curtis Johnstone Contents   Introduction The below document explains on the setup and configuration of simultaneous ring (simring) between a Mitel extension and a Microsoft Lync enterprise voice user. Before beginning the steps below to configure simring you will need to have previously setup a sip trunk from the Mitel MCD […]

Direct SIP Integration between Mitel Communications Director (MCD) and Microsoft Lync Server

Author: Habib Mankal Editor: Curtis Johnstone This document is provided “as-is”. Information and views expressed in this document, including URL and other Internet Web site references, may change without notice. Some examples depicted herein are provided for illustration only and are fictitious.  No real association or connection is intended or should be inferred. This document […]

Creating Normalization Rules from CSV file

Environment: Avaya CS1000E <—> Avaya Session Manager <—> Lync Server 2013 I wanted to create a normalization rule that has a few different ways for the DID number and or Extension to be dialed and normalize the number to the users 4 digit extension which would send the call to the Avaya Session Manager and then to the […]

Please sign out at another location and try again

Recently performed a Lync Server 2013 deployment where everything was working fine until a few times a day we started receiving the below error message. “Please sign out at another location and try again. You have reached the maximuim number of computers or devices allowed”           The error message was interesting since all […]

Lync 2013 SQL Tips when deploying Enterprise Edition

As i’ve gone through numerous enterprise edition deployments everyone is unique but here is a few issues back-end SQL server issues i’ve ran into when deploying Enterprise Edition. Microsoft Recommends hardening SQL server this means a couple of things: 1. Changing the port number from the default tcp port of 1433, when the port is changed the […]