SfBS 2019 CU2 HF1 March 2020

Things have been a bit quiet on the updates front of late, and today’s hotfix for SfB Server 2019 barely caused a ripple. This update builds upon December’s CU2, only updating two components on my SE Front-End. It takes the build from 7.0.2046.151 to 7.0.2046.216. What’s Fixed? Kb 4552637 “Fatal error during installation” error when …

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Adventures with Import- and Update-CsUserData Pt.4

I’ve spent a lot of time in the past 12 months working with the <verb>-CsUserData commandlets in SfB, and it’s been an interesting time. This is part 4 in a series where I document the traps I’ve fallen into with the Import-CsUserData and Update-CsUserData commands in particular. Part 1 – Update-CsUserData fails on bad data. …

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Adventures with Import- and Update-CsUserData Pt.3

I’ve spent a lot of time in the past 12 months working with the <verb>-CsUserData commandlets in SfB, and it’s been an interesting time. This is part 3 in a series where I document the traps I’ve fallen into with the Import-CsUserData and Update-CsUserData commands in particular. Part 1 – Update-CsUserData fails on bad data. …

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SfBS RGS lets you spoof a SIP Domain

  A long-standing bug in Skype for Business’s Response Group Service (“RGS”) is that it doesn’t validate the line URI when you create a new Workflow. This means it won’t err out if you chose a number that’s already in use elsewhere, and the upshot is that neither the existing user nor the response group …

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Adventures with Import- and Update-CsUserData Pt.2

I’ve spent a lot of time this year working with the <verb>-CsUserData commandlets in SfB, and it’s been an interesting time. This is part 2 in a series where I document the traps I’ve fallen into with the Import-CsUserData and Update-CsUserData commands in particular. Part 1 – Update-CsUserData fails on bad data. Part 2 – …

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SfBS 2019 CU2 December 2019

Just in time for an early Christmas we have CU2 for SfBS2019. This update builds upon September’s CU1 HF1, updating eleven components on my SE Front-End. It takes the build from 7.0.2046.143 to 7.0.2046.151. What’s Fixed? 4525498 Ability to add server roles in tri-existence mode will be blocked in Skype for Business Server 2019 4525496 Skype for …

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Adventures with Import- and Update-CsUserData Pt.1

I’ve spent a lot of time this year working with the <verb>-CsUserData commandlets in SfB, and it’s been an interesting time. This is part 1 in a series where I document the traps I’ve fallen into with the Import-CsUserData and Update-CsUserData commands in particular. Part 1 – Update-CsUserData fails on bad data. Part 2 – …

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Test-CsDatabase shortcuts

I don’t know about you, but I’m not getting any younger, and my eyes often glaze over when faced with a table of numbers to compare for differences. This is often the case when I issue one of my fave p$ shortcuts to test my SfB server’s databases: Test-csDatabase -LocalService | ft *name,*edver* Do this …

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SfBS 2019 MACP – Modern Admin Control Panel

One of the significant enhancements delivered in today’s Skype for Business Server 2019 CU1 is the new “Modern Administration Control Panel” or MACP. This is a new HTML5-based admin interface, which shares a particular visual familiarity with the SfB Online and Microsoft Teams Admin Centres – and does so without requiring Silverlight. Thankfully it still …

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