Lync 2010 Client Update – 9 April 2013

Microsoft’s released a couple of client updates recently. Client There’s a new client release: 4.0.7577.4384 x86 x64 2832123 You cannot start Lync 2010 after you install the March 2013 cumulative update for Lync 2010 in Windows XP Pro or Windows Server 2003 Attendee “This cumulative update improves the reliability, stability, and performance of the Lync …

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Changing the Lync Address Book’s “–KeepDuration” breaks ABS Downloads!

Much has been written about Lync’s Address Book service. We know that Lync generates a Full address book file nightly at 1:30am by default, and also creates daily update files (Delta and Compact) that clients download daily in an incremental backup sorta way. (Here’s a good description of how ABS does what it does). The …

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Profiles for Lync v2: for Lync 2010 and 2013

  This post is obsolete. ‘Profiles’ has been replaced by bounSky!     This post is obsolete. The latest Profiles post (1 Jan 2015) is here: https://greiginsydney.com/p4l-sticky/. It’s been a while coming, but I’ve finally updated my Profiles For Lync app. We now need two builds because the DLLs between the 2010 and 2013 Preview …

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Elyza

“Elyza”, sister to “Profiles for Lync”, is a client-side app I’ve built using the Lync SDK. Elyza started life as a means for me to test Federation when I deploy a new Lync, and also as an auto-responder to help me present demos and deliver user-training without needing to annoy some poor colleague back in …

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Lync Client Version Policy – Allow with URL

I was recently presented with the challenge of how to manage a customer’s client upgrades from OCS to Lync. Users on the company’s domain are OK and catered for with SCCM to push the necessary upgrade, but there are apparently some remote users on workgroup machines that are immune to policy and other sneaky management …

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