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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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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SfB 2015 Server Update – August 2019

Hot on the heels of last month’s CU10 comes CU10 HF1 – the “whoops” fix-up release. This is build 6.0.9319.562, and it updated three components on my Standard Edition Front-End. What’s Fixed? 4518680 Can’t transfer external calls by using Polycom VVX phones in Skype for Business Server 2015 4518679 Skype meeting disconnection due to missing …

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Cscp logs Event 35009 – “Authorization Failed”

My colleagues and I recently encountered an intermittent problem with the CSCP reporting “Authorization Failed” when you tried to sign in. This was a Skype for Business 2015 Enterprise Edition pool, and so it didn’t take long to localise the issue to just one Front-End server. Each failed attempt dropped an instance of event 35009 …

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SfB 2015 Server Update – July 2019

It says August 1 on my calendar, but this update is badged July 31st on the download site, so July it is. Known Issue: “call hold,” “transfer,” and “resume” options for the Polycom VVX series may fail. (See below for more details.) Fixed: See SfB 2015 CU10 HF1 Our last CU (May’s CU9 / 6.0.9319.548) …

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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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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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