List all SfBS & SfBO policies by type

Here’s a “one-liner” I came up with this week that dumps ALL of the SfB policies in your system ordered by type: PS C:\> Get-Command -Module SkypeForBusiness Get-Cs*Policy | where-object {$_.Name -ne “Get-CsEffectivePolicy”} | ForEach { invoke-expression $_.name } | ft @{Label=”Policy type”; Expression={($_.getType()).ToString().Split(‘.’)[-1]}}, identity -auto This is what it looks like here in the …

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SfB 2015 Server Update – May 2020

It’s been a whole nine months since we saw an update for Skype for Business Server. That was CU10 HF1. This is build 6.0.9319.580, and it updated seven components on my Standard Edition 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 …

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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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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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