SfB "Cannot park call right now"

I’m on record saying Call Park is my favourite PABX feature, and its great that we have it available to us in Skype for Business. “Parking” a call transfers it off to a “holding bay” where the caller hears MOH until such time as someone retrieves the call. If they’re left waiting too long a …

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One user’s calls won’t sim-ring

I encountered an interesting situation this week where a user’s calls wouldn’t sim-ring. All of the evidence said it was active, but it just wouldn’t happen; there was no attempt to initiate the sim-ring leg when an incoming call arrived. Sim-ring remained visible to the client, was captured in the XML in his client’s Lync-UccApi-0.UccApilog, …

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SfB 2016 Client Security Update – April 2016

This week’s security update also affects the Office 2016-based Lync/SfB client: Kb3114960 “MS16-039: Description of the security update for Skype for Business 2016: April 12, 2016 This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Skype for Business 2016 that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted document or visits a webpage that …

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SfB 2016 Client Security Update – December 2015

This week’s security update also covers the Office 2016 client for SfB. Kb3114372: “MS15-128: Description of the security update for Skype for Business 2016: December 8, 2015 This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Skype for Business 2016 that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted document or visits a webpage …

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SfB 2016 Client Security Update – November 2015

This week’s security update also covers the Office 2016 client for SfB. Kb3085634: “MS15-116 and MS15-123: Description of the security update for Skype for Business 2016: November 10, 2015 This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Skype for Business 2016. These vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted document or goes …

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SfB 2016 Client Security Update – October 2015

It’s barely out the gate and we already have an update for the Office 2016-based Skype for Business desktop client app, although this one just appears to be a catch-up, adding the fix for last month’s remote code execution risk into the new client. Kb2910994: MS15-097: Description of the security update for Microsoft Lync 2013 …

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Set-SfBClientWarnings.ps1

I recently rebuilt my PC and was annoyed by Skype for Business popping all of the newbie nag messages that I’d previously suppressed. “There has to be a way to suppress these en-masse” I say to myself. Whilst trawling through the Registry to find them it also occurred to me that when I’m delivering end-user …

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