SfB 2015 Server Update – August 2021

It’s been three months since our last update to Skype for Business Server 2015, which was a rare security update that took us to 6.0.9319.606. This is build 6.0.9319.619, and it’s a bit of a doozie. It updated seven components on my Standard Edition Front-End, and also uninstalled the now-defunct Skype for Business Online PowerShell …

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SfB 2019 Server Security Update – May 2021

This security update for SfBS 2019 (addressing a spoofing vulnerability) is build 7.0.2046.369, up from the previous 7.0.2046.367. It updated four components on my Standard Edition Front-End. What’s Fixed? This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Skype for Business Server and Microsoft Lync Server. To learn more about these vulnerabilities, see Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and …

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SfB 2015 Server Security Update – May 2021

This security update for SfBS 2015 (addressing a spoofing vulnerability) is build 6.0.9319.606, up from February’s security update version 6.0.9319.601. It updated only two components on my Standard Edition Front-End. What’s Fixed? This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Skype for Business Server and Microsoft Lync Server. To learn more about these vulnerabilities, see Microsoft …

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Please format your Aussie phone numbers correctly!

AAARGH! Everywhere I turn I see Australian phone numbers formatted in a mess of crazy ways. Websites, auto-sig’s – there might even still be some printed business cards left in circulation. PLEASE! IT HAS TO STOP! Some History As public switched telephony has evolved we’ve jumped through various stages. We started with the manual switchboard …

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SfB 2019 Server Update – March 2021

This latest update to SfBS2019 is build 7.0.2046.367, and it updated three components on my Standard Edition Front-End. (The last update was the security update to 7.0.2046.352 released in February). What’s Fixed? There are no bugfixes named in this update. What’s New? The next phase of Modern Admin Control Panel has landed, adding several new …

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SfB 2019 Server Security Update – February 2021

I woke to a flurry of news this morning, with updates to the Windows TCP/IP stack, as well as security updates for Lync Server 2013, SfBS 2015 and 2019. This update for SfBS 2019 is build 7.0.2046.252, up from the previous 7.0.2046.248. It updated only two components on my Standard Edition Front-End. What’s Fixed? This …

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SfB 2015 Server Security Update – February 2021

I woke to a flurry of news this morning, with updates to the Windows TCP/IP stack, as well as security updates for Lync Server 2013, SfBS 2015 and 2019. This update for SfBS 2015 is build 6.0.9319.601, up from the previous 6.0.9319.598. It updated only two components on my Standard Edition Front-End. What’s Fixed? This …

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2021 mugshot: a Victa Redphone

I’ve long been fascinated by electro-mechanical devices – a contraption that uses electricity to make things move in the real world. This explains my love of pinball machines, and of the wonderful mechanisms inside public telephones (“PTs”), both of which I have examples of in our home today. It probably also explains the drive to …

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SfB 2019 Server Update – November 2020

Following hot on the heels of this week’s update to SfBS 2015, we have the equivalent version for 2019. This is build 7.0.2048.248, and it updated only two components on my Standard Edition Front-End. (The last update was to 7.0.2046.244 released in September). What’s Fixed? Just the one update: Kb 4576668 Support push notification for …

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