SfB 2015 Server Update – May 2019

In March we saw an update that took SfB 2015 Server to 6.0.9319.544, and this May update (officially CU9), while incrementing only 4 build numbers to 6.0.9319.548 updates six components on my Front-End. What’s Fixed? This cumulative update includes a defense in depth fix and enables Location-Based Routing to support the Skype for Business mobile …

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Lync 2013 / SfB 2015 Client Update – April 2019

It’s April already – Autumn/Fall here in Oz, or Q2 if you’re more the practical type – and have an update to the Office 2013-based Skype for Business client. Our last update was February, and this one (Kb 4462207) takes us from 15.0.5101.1000 to either 15.0.5125.1000 or 15.0.5127.1000, depending on whether you trust the kb …

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SfB 2015 Server Update – March 2019

Our January release took the SfB 2015 Server to 6.0.9319.537, and now we have a March update taking Core Components and UCWA to 6.0.9319.544. (I thank Luis Ramos for bringing this to my attention. Check out his very detailed post on the subject.) What’s Fixed? It looks to be too soon to tell for this …

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Lync 2013 / SfB 2015 Client Update – February 2019

We have a February update! It’s been just over a month since our last update to the client, and as with January’s, this update also only brings one fix. Kb 4462135 takes the Office 2013-based client from 15.0.5101.1000 to 15.0.5111.1000. What’s Fixed This update fixes the following issue: 4488496 Call or conference window becomes transparent …

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Running a Python Web App in Azure

I’ve been tinkering with Python of late – of which you’ll read more about here in due course. I’ve never used Python before, but I’ve been really impressed with what I’ve been able to code and get a Raspberry Pi to do in such a relatively short time. In the process of building that project …

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Polycom Trio – Service Unavailable adding Meet Now participants

A customer reported an interesting bug that found its way to me today, and in the washup it turned out that I was somewhat directly the cause. Ouch. The problem was that anyone hosting a “Meet Now” meeting on the Trio was unable to add participants. When they pressed “+ Add” on-screen button, the phone …

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Public Address (Paging) Options for Microsoft Teams – I

It’s been over 6 years years since I published two how-to guides on ways to interface your (then) on-premises Lync deployment to a public address / paging system: Public Address (Paging) Options for Lync More Public Address (Paging) Options for Lync Given the Cloud-based architecture of Office 365 and Microsoft Teams I thought I should …

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Non-US dates make for Unhealthy OOS Farms

You’d think by now Microsoft would have stopped hard-coding its products to expect the US date format “MMDDYY”, but apparently the team behind Office Online Server 2016 are still holding out – and as a result you might find your OOS farm remains steadfastly “Unhealthy”, despite your best efforts. If you’re not in the US …

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Lync 2013 Server Update – January 2019

Six months after our last update we have a January update to take your Lync Server 2013 up from 5.0.8308.1001 to 5.0.8308.1068. It updates 4 components on my Standard Edition Front-End. What’s Fixed? This cumulative update fixes the following issue: Kb4475819 Update for the Intercluster routing component is available for Lync Server 2013 What’s New? …

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SfB 2015 Server Update – January 2019

This week saw the release of an update for SfB Server 2015, taking the server up from 6.0.9319.534 to 6.0.9319.537 and updating 8 components on my Standard Edition Front-End. My fellow MVP Luca has commented on the size of this one, which is indeed a lot larger than its predecessors: Latest #Skype4B CU 2019-01 has …

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