Lync / SfB 2013 Client Security Update – May 2015

As part of “Patch Tuesday” this month (which naturally occurs in Australia on a Wednesday) we have a Security Update for the Lync 2013 (aka Skype for Business) Client: MS15-044 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Font Drivers Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3057110). Kb3039779 Description of the security update for Lync 2013 (Skype for Business): May 12, …

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Lync Phone Edition Update – May 2015

We have a new update for Lync Phone Edition and it includes some great fixes! This LPE firmware update takes us from 4.0.7577.4445 to 4.0.7577.4463. Fixes Quoting from the KB: This cumulative update resolves the following issues: Kb3062287 Moscow time on a telephone plus one hour after you apply an October 2014 update for Lync …

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Vale Company_Phone_Number_Normalization_Rules

Since upgrading the Front End to Skype for Business Server last week it’s become apparent (thanks Ken!) that our old friend “Company_Phone_Number_Normalization_Rules.txt” has been retired. It’s been replaced by PowerShell and with some generic rules to hopefully get you started. Thankfully as before, Event 20134 will tell us if we have numbers in our AD …

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Upgrading to Skype for Business Server 2015

The long-awaited ISO has hit, and I’ve been looking forward to taking the in-place upgrade process for a spin. The snag here is that you need to kick this process off from a server already running the SfB Admin Tools – so that meant another machine. Whilst this server could have been only a short-term …

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Lync Server 2013 Update – May 2015

Buried in amongst the excitement of yesterday’s arrival of the Skype for Business Server 2015 ISO on MSDN and the swarm currently descending upon Chicago is quite a worthy update to Lync Server 2013. This one takes Lync Server 2013 from 5.0.8308.871 (or 5.0.8308.872 depending upon where you look) to 5.0.8308.887. What’s Fixed? kb3051962 Lync Server …

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