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Skype for Business Cloud Connector Edition 2.0 is generally avaialble now. Auto updates soon/60 days to manual update

Skype Broadcast: Cloud Connector Edition – What’s New in 2.0! Friday the 21st July at 9 a.m. Pacific

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Documentation Update:
Plan for media bypass with CCE
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Hi! We are looking for a way to send a message to a group of users (maybe all) in a kind of broadcast way. For example an alert like "please disconnect from that system bla bla" or "we have this new feature, please answer in case of bla bla"

Any idea on ho

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Hi

 

Yes you should use UCMA to send this by script. Here is MVP Tom Morgan's example https://gist.github.com/tomorgan/5083819 

 

You could use this to loop through a list of

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Hi

The only way to do this currently is to add all your users to a distribution group and then send an IM to that group 

 

thanks

hi,

 

I just upgraded to the latest CCE 2.0.0 from 1.4.1, and there is a new configuration "ForwardCallHistory" in Version 2.0.0. 

 

Previously in V1.4.1, I went into the Mediation Server (MS) and manually set this configuration to true.

 

I would like to set t

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Hi Khoon, you need to change INI in .../ApplianceRoot folder.

 

Thank you,

 

Nikolay

I thought that I read someplace that there was a feature, either released or a roadmap item where: Skype for Business would prompt a user to invoke the "call me at" function if Skype for Business detects audio quality issues.  i.e. participant is in a mee

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I have submitted a feature request for this.  I would appreciate your votes on this useful feature.

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Hello Joe,

 

Looking at the requirements it looks lyk we would not either able to use the Call Me at work option or we can use the Skype for Business computer audio. In cas

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Hello,

 

I recently setup a call queue in conjuction with a Auto Attendent. The Auto Attendent is working just fine however the Call Queue is not working correctly. I configured the Call Queue in the Skype for Business Admin Center and created the distribut

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At the moment as it stands only the soft client is a compatible endpoint for call queues. Unless something has changed in Polycom VVX UC 5.6 released the other day?!?

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We have an interesting issue in our Skype for Business online environment.  Some of our user's missed conversations which are saved to the Missed Conversations folder in our Exchange Online cloud email inboxes have timestamps on the conversations that are

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Same thing here, would like to see a fix at some point.

Like to revive this thread, as we are seeing the same issue, although our tenant is hosted in the US. The timestamp is exactly 3 hours off (see screenshot).MissedConv.png

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A quick

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Have these users logged into OWA and set their timezone there?

Thats a strange one. Are both exchange and skype users located in European Azure datacenters?

Im attempting to register a CCE appliance but the cmdlet fails with the error msg highlighted in bold below.

 

PS C:\Users\shawn> Register-CcAppliance
The RegisterInstance log is in C:\Users\shawn\CloudConnector\ApplianceRoot\Log\azhyperv_RegisterInstance+00

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There should be an RFC for naming standards :)

I didnt twig the ManagementIPPrefix= Is supposed to be the subnet hence the error message i was seeing. After changing this to x.x.x.0 the Register-CcAppliance completed

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Best Response confirmed by shawn harry (Contributor)

We are running a very recent build (not on current or monthly channel) of Office 2016 / SfB 2016 ProPlus and have had two reports of this strange (and embarassing) behavior. Occasionally, when you click on a contact to start a conversation it will bring i

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Hi,

 

Just wanted to check, now that Windows Phone 8.1 itself has reached EOL and is no longer supported does this affect the WP8.1 Skype for Business app?

 

It still works fine on W10M, but will it still get security updates considering it's technically a WP

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We are starting to move some users from on-prem to Skype for Business Online.  Do you need to have Global Admin rights to be able to run PowerShell commnads in support of migrating users (Move-CsUser -Identity)?

 

A technet article seems to reference the ne

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Hi

 

Yes unfortunately you need Global Admin rights on your tenant. We questioned this with Microsoft in our meetings as we also felt that this was too much of an elevated

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The standalone "Lync Service Administrator" role should be enough. Although I dont remember ever using anything other that GA, so maybe test with a single user first :)

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Hi,

 

We are currently deploying Skype for business mobile apps for internal use.

 

Before that, the use of mobile apps was mostly external. No problem...

 

But it appears that by using applications internally, users receive many warning related to the fact tha

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Is it possible to purchase public certs for the internal SfB Infrastructure?

This is really the best route to take and will eliminate a lot of headaches if you want to pr

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Hi Benoit,
Mobile apps are using the dns records lyncdiscover.domain.com for login in.
Desktop clients are using in first case lyncdiscoverinternal.domain.com.

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Hi Guys,

 

Strugling with a question, hope anyone can help me.

Is there any support for upgrading your OS (Windows Server 2012R2) running Skype for Business Server 2015 Front-end with latest CU to Windows Server 2016 by inplace-upgrade feature?

 

Cheers,

Erwin

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Just chiming in to add to the chorus saying "don't".  Plenty have tried, few have been successful.  It's easier just to rebuild then migrate.  If you're running Enterpris

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I am pretty sure that this is not supported or recommended. I remember a similar question on old OS upgrades with Lync and the process was stand up new servers alongsid

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Using skype for business 2015 with exchange online. 

Getting the following error when attempting to enable voicemail for a specific user. 

 

"The phone number you entered has already been registered by someone else"  see attached image

 

confirmed the number i

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Hi Brian

 

This will be indicating a duplicate number within Exchange Online and not Skype for Business on-premises.

 

http://jackstromberg.com/2014/01/office-365-the-phone-number-you-entered-has-already-been-registered-by-someone-else/

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Hey folks, I'm wondering if any others have seen/experienced recording problems?

 

We've had some users experience odd recording behavior including recordings capturing video feeds inconsistently,  recording manager not processing recordings or (falsely) re

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Hi, One of our users noticed that in order to record a session, the computer (recording the session) needs to be plugged in (power) ... for a desktop computer, no issue, ... Read More

Unfortunately recording of meetings using the client relies on the streams being captured locally to the client and cached on disk, then rendered after the meeting.

 

If yo

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Hi,

 

Is it possible to block users from being able to edit the time in which they are marked as idle or away in Skype for Business Online on a Windows device.

 

I can find details on how to change the number of minutes but this can be overidden by the end us

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Hello David,

 

Yes we cannot disable the option of changing the idle and away time in the Skype for Business client. It is by default in the control of the end user to make

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Hi all!

I wanted to share some great FREE training available to you called MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses).  The first of three Voice and the first of three Infrastructure Skype for Business MOOCs have been released on www.edx.org. These new Skype for

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Do you offer a similar free course for end users? A 90 minute offering on concepts, basic client usage and maybe some advanced topics would be a tremendous benefit.

hi,

 

Previously I disable the CCE Auto Update, because the company practice is to disable auto update until they decide to do the updates.

 

Now, I am planning to reenable the CCE Auto Update, however my SFBServer.vhdx is definitely more than 90 days old.  

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Convert-CcIsoToVhdx -IsoFilePath <Windows ISO File Path, including file name>

You need to specify the path to the Windows Server 2012R2 image that you provided when you fi... Read More

My hyper-v host is running windows server 2016 and im attempting to install CCE. I know W2K16 is not supported as yet but i was expecting the CCE .msi installer to work as the CCE host hyper visor requirements seem to be fairly generic. Whilst the install

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After unzipping the CCE .msi i found this comment in the "File_ReinstallCcMsi.ps1" script

 

# CloudConnector module is not automatically loaded in Windows Server 2016 when

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Best Response confirmed by shawn harry (Contributor)

Hello Shawn,  CCE 1.4.2 on Server 2016 has not been tested thus not supported.

 

I beleive that future release of the CCE will provide support for Server 2016 (Host and VMs

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Hi,

 

We have an office in Saudi Arabia, and the users over there complaint poor conference call quality everytime they join Skype meeting and started to happen recently since early June. Not a problem if they have P2P call over the MPLS.

 

We researched over

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Middle-Eastern countries are really strict on the use of SIP based internet calls. Its a monopoly between the government and the telco's stating that all PSTN calls s

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Hi Wan.

 

In case the service is blocked by local authorities, users would expect limited connections and not poor call quality. 

 

If you meetings are hosted in a datacenter

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This survey should take about 5-10 minutes to comp

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Dear,
I've currently an E3 license available.
I'd like to do the following setup :

1. Physical number reachable from POTS
2. Voice prompt with options (IVR)
3. One of the options would be oncall services. This will reach out to two numbers (cellphone). If none

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Currently IVR options are not available in Skype for Business Online / Cloud PBX. There are call queues in preview, but these are like classic hunt groups. There is an

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Hi,

Is it possible to set priority level to a response Group?
I case that i have many Response Group Calls and i want to handle some calls in priority...

Many thanks

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There is no feature like that today but certainly an interesting idea.  Each toaster pop would have which RGS it's for but the user would need to know which one to answer

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The Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) is awarded to exceptional, independent community leaders who share their passion, technical expertise, and real-world knowledge of Microsoft Products with others. 

 

In the Microsoft Technical Community, you

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Heres a video one of my organisers recorded with Claire Smyth UK MVP Lead.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08qlbEDg-W0

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Lauri, the link to the blog is not working. (An invalid set of parameters has been specified in the url. )

Hi,

I'm currently studying the deployment of Skype For Business.

In my case:

- I have two sites A and B in two different countries. Let A be the main site.
- A Trunk SIP will be deployed only into main site A.

- I will have the same Active Directory on both si

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Hello

 

The first question you should ask yourself is what you are trying to achieve? You mention that you're deploying a SIP trunk from an ITSP to Site A but not B. 

 

If yo

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Hi, why are you worried about the SIP traffic?

It's the *lighter* one that you will have to deal, the "heavy weight" actors there will be Media(A/V), Replication, Conferen

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Has anyone installed the May 2017 SfB Server CU?  I did so last night and tried out the new simplified web app, but couldn't get it to work.  I can connect to meetings, but when I try to connect to audio, video or screen sharing I get a message that "load

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Not much use, but been using it this week on our booth at Microsoft Inspire and no issues at all for voice/video (external Logitech camera).  Worked first time every day.

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By the new simplified web app I assume you're refering to the new Meetings App. I use the new meetings app in place of the previous skype for business web app without any

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