SfBS 2019 SEFAUtil in PowerShell

Added to Skype for Business Server 2019 from CU1 is “SEFAUtil” functionality in native PowerShell. No longer do you need to install a clunky “Trusted Application”. SEFA-WhatNow? Such innocence. You don’t know the world of pain you’ve missed! “Secondary Extension Feature Activation Utility” – to give it its full name – has historically shipped in …

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SfBS 2019 CU1 – July 2019

Last month we saw an interim hotfix that took SfB 2019 Server from its initial “dot-zero” release to 7.0.2046.116, and this July update (officially CU1) is the one we’ve all been holding out for, updating *everything* on my SE Front-End as well as adding some long-awaited functionality. The new build number is 7.0.2046.123. What’s Fixed? …

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Lync 2013 / SfB 2015 Client Update – June 2019

We have another update to the Office 2013-based Skype for Business client. Our last update was May, and this one (Kb 4464593) takes us from 15.0.5137.1000 to 15.0.5145.1000. What’s Fixed Kb 4505833 Skype for Business 2015 (Lync 2013) becomes unresponsive when you join a meeting with many participants Kb 4507057 Skype for Business crashes at …

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SfBS 2019 HF1 – June 2019

Not to be confused with the somewhat overdue arrival of a CU1, this release – the first for SfBS2019 – is but a hotfix. This took only one component on my Standard Edition Front End from 7.0.2046.0 to 7.0.2046.116. What’s Fixed? This update enables Location-Based Routing to support Skype for Business mobile clients. It also …

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Lync 2013 / SfB 2015 Client Update – May 2019

This one snuck past me recently, but as always Guy Bachar’s RSS feed is there to remind me. Here we are in May and with a minor update to the Office 2013-based Skype for Business client. Our last update was April, and this one (Kb 4464547) takes us from your choice of either 15.0.5125.1000 or …

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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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