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 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 […]