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Certain features and behaviors that are available to Skype for Business Mac clients are determined by preference settings on the client. You can standardize the settings for Skype for Business Mac in your organization by configuring preferences for the application and then deploying these preferences to users on the network.

 

The Skype for Business Mac preferences are found in: ~/Library/Containers/com.microsoft.SkypeForBusiness/Data/Library/Preferences/com.microsoft.SkypeForBusiness.plist

 

 

Key

Type

Value

Description

autoDetectAutoDicoveryURLs

Bool

0 = manual server configuration

1 = automatic server detection (default)

Specify how Skype for Business identifies the transport and server to use during sign-in. If you enable this policy setting, you must specify internalAutoDiscoveryURL and externalAutoDiscoveryURL

internalAutoDiscoveryURL

 

String

Full autodiscover URL

Internal autodiscover URL

externalAutoDiscoveryURL

String

Full autodiscover URL

External autodiscover URL

httpProxyDomain

String

 

HTTP Proxy Domain

httpProxyUserName

String

 

HTTP Proxy Username

httpProxyPassword

String

 

HTTP Proxy Password

trustedDomainList

Array

 

List of trusted domains for HTTP redirects

autoAcceptTimeout

Number

300 (default)

Auto-Accept timeout for users without Server-side Conversation History.

warnWhenUnknownLocationForE911

Bool

0 = Disabled

1 = Enabled

Warns the user when dialing an emergency number from an unknown location

sipAddress

String

 

The SIP address (Email) used to sign-in to Skype for Business

userName

String

 

The UPN (UserName) used to sign-in to Skype for Business

  

An example of how to modify the trustedDomainList follows:

defaults write com.microsoft.SkypeForBusiness trustedDomainList -array-add "lync.com"

to add a single item or for multiples

defaults write com.microsoft.SkypeForBusiness trustedDomainList -array-add "lync.com" “abc.com” “test.org”

 

Usage of the defaults command can be found at the following link:

https://developer.apple.com/legacy/library/documentation/Darwin/Reference/ManPages/man1/defaults.1.h...

 

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Thank you for sharing this information, @Brad Wilson.

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It may help to point customers to Workgroup Manager to avoid configuring this on a per user basis:  [ see Client Management in the Mac OS X Server area of the Apple Web site (www.apple.com/server). For detailed information about managing preferences with Workgroup Manager, see the Mac OS X Server User Management documentation available for download on the Apple Web site (www.apple.com/server/documentation). ]

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Are there any Preferences aplicable to Skype for Business on iOs?

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Hi Wilso

 

First of all thank you so much for share key of Skype for business.]

Please help me to  suppress welcome screen of Skype for business 16.24.0.191v. for Mac 

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