Test-EdgeConnectivity.ps1

The larger and more complex your on-prem SfB installation is, the greater the likelihood of encountering firewall problems. If you run this script on your Front-End server(s) it will: query the topology to find all of the Edge servers. (Add the “-site” switch to only retrieve those in a given topology site) initiate a TCP …

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Lync 2013 / SfB 2015 Client Security Update – November 2018

It’s been a month since our last update to the client and quite some time since we’ve seen a security update. This update brings one fix. Kb 4461487 takes the Office 2013-based client from 15.0.5071.1000 to 15.0.5085.1000. What’s Fixed This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office that could allow remote code execution if a …

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Lync 2013 / SfB 2015 Client Update – October 2018

It’s been a month since our last update to the client and our October update brings one fix. Kb 4461446 takes the Office 2013-based client from 15.0.5065|5067.1000 to 15.0.5071.1000. What’s Fixed Kb 4464953 Skype for Business 2015 (Lync 2013) freezes when you receive many emoticons What’s New / Changed Nothing documented. Known Issues Nothing documented.

Lync 2013 / SfB 2015 Client Update – September 2018

It’s been a month since our last update to the client and our fresh Spring update [here in the southern hemisphere] brings one fix. Kb4092457 takes the Office 2013-based client from 15.0.5059.1000 to “15.0.5067.1000” (according to the KB). The client – and get-csconnections – report it as 15.0.5065.1000. What’s Fixed Kb 4346575 Can’t transfer a …

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A VVX Courtesy Phone

It’s not an uncommon requirement to provide a “courtesy” phone in a public area. In a hotel it might be a “house phone”. In many deployments all the visitor does is lift the handset from its cradle and the phone autodials or “hotlines” to the required destination.    

Lync 2013 / SfB 2015 Client Update – August 2018

Coming not a fortnight after our last update to the client, this one reeks of a “whoops” – and yes it does look like it could fix some amusing/embarrassing issues. The Office 2013-based client jumps 10 builds to 15.0.5059.1000 courtesy of Kb4032250. What’s Fixed Kb4346579 User’s display name that has special characters is shown with …

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