Lync 2013 – Audio Test Service Failed to start after SIP domain change

During a primary SIP domain name change the Audio Test Service Failed to start up with the Error: EventID: 32003: Failed to start RTCATS Service The Application Host could not start the application urn:application:testbot Opened Lync Management Shell and Ran the Command: Get-CsAudioTestServiceApplication and it returned Where the SIP Address was showing the incorrect domain ie. […]

KB3114351: breaks Exchange MAPI connection in Skype for Business

Environment: Lync Server 2013 – On Premise Outlook 2010 Skype for Business 2015 Client (Lync 2013) Issue: After the installation of of KB3114351 client security update for Microsoft Lync 2013 and Skype for Business. We started receiving the error: “Exchange needs your credentials. Until… Enter Credentials” Looking into the issue a bit further it seemed that Exchange Web […]

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 and the xml file was displayed on the Skype for Business server and client PC. Then […]

503 Service Unavailable Exchange Unified Messaging MWI-Cisco Unified Call Manager

Integrating Exchange Unified Messaging (UM) with a Cisco Call Manager (CUCM) we setup and configured the Exchange and CUCM integration as per my previous post here. This deployment is a multi (3) CUCM Deployment and multi (6) Exchange UM Deployment. We then were testing the integration where we placed a call between Cisco Phone 1 and […]

Skype for Business SQL Error System.IO.IOException: The network name cannot be found.

On a recent Skype for Business Enterprise Server deployment, we added a new SFB Pool with the appropriate infrastructure ie. Backend SQL Cluster, DFS Network share. When it was time to Publish the topology we selected all the defaults for SQL where it will “Automatically Determine database file location” where the installer will look at the […]

Skype for Business Server Cumulative Update Missing Instructions

The Skype for Business Server Cumulative Update 1 KB3061064 was released yesterday November 17, 2015. The instructions are located here are pretty detailed however it appears that the instructions for the below Upgrade or update the Enterprise Edition pool that has at least three front-end servers Skype for Business Server 2015 Standard Edition and other roles […]

Error code 1603 – Skype for Business In-Place upgrade

Was performing a Lync 2013 to Skype for Business In-place upgrade a couple weeks back when during the installation I received the error 1603: Error returned while installing Server.msi(RegistrarStore), code 1603. and then. Error returned while installing OcsCore.msi(Feature_LocalMgmtStore), code 1603. After a bit of investigation I found that initially this deployment was a Lync Server […]

Error 1603 Deploying Skype for Business Front-end Server

I was deploying a new Skype for Business Front-End Server, after installing all the pre-req software as per the Server requirements for Skype for Business Server 2015 where they also have a powershell command in order to install the OS features required to support the Skype for Business Front-end Server: Add-WindowsFeature RSAT-ADDS, Web-Server, Web-Static-Content, Web-Default-Doc, Web-Http-Errors, Web-Asp-Net, […]