Optimising the Polycom VVX for Lync

Polycom’s VVX family of phones is incredibly flexible, with a 23M Admin guide that spans 590 pages. I won’t say I’ve read *every* page of that, but I’ve spent weeks trawling the config options so as to assemble my “ideal” config for a VVX deployment operating as Lync peripherals. Philosophy My design philosophy for this …

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Front-End Stops When Upgrading from Lync Eval to Full

There’s a process on TechNet for upgrading an Evaluation installation of Lync 2013 to the full licenced version, but it fails to mention that the process kills the Front-End server! There’s some logic to this I guess – we need to stop running the time-bombed version of the Front-End’s executable and replace it with the …

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