Category Archives: Lync 2013

Manipulating Calling Number for Simultaneous Ring and Forwarded Calls

This is something I’ve been meaning to write since the release of Lync Server 2013. However, I’ve been waiting to have all the components I need in my lab to successfully capture all the relevant screenshots and traces, and for Microsoft to resolve a bug with the Mediation server role that was rectified with CU3 […]
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Lync and Spectralink DECT

One of the things that many clients want with any deployment is the option for at least a few wireless handsets. Whilst it could be argued that Lync 2013 offers a range of options when it comes to supporting a wireless client over Wi-Fi or 3/4G, it’s not always the magic bullet we would all […]
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Sonus SBC 1000/2000 ASM Console Access

A little known fact about the Sonus SBC range of appliances (previously NET UX appliances) is that they have a VGA header hidden behind the front bezel. If your appliance has an Application Solution Module (ASM) as part of it’s configuration, this is used to get console access to the ASM. This is useful in situations […]
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Exchange UM Language Pack not applying for some users

Last week I had a client report that two users (out of around 300) were experiencing issues when calling into Exchange Unified Messaging. Although the Australian (en-AU) Language pack had been deployed, these users would still hear the US (en-US) language prompts. As the issue was specific to only two users, I had a look at their AD […]
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Lync 2013/SfB 2015 Management Shell – Missing Prompt

UPDATE: Run the following from an elevated Windows PowerShell session to resolve this issue: Skype for Business 2015 powershell.exe –noexit –command “cd $env:UserProfile; Import-Module ‘C:\Program Files\Common Files\Skype for Business Server 2015\Modules\SkypeForBusiness\SkypeForBusiness.psd1’” Lync 2013 powershell.exe –noexit –command “cd $env:UserProfile; Import-Module ‘C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Lync Server 2013\Modules\Lync\Lync.psd1’” The last few days I’ve been working on getting Lync deployed into […]
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