Report on External Federation in Skype for Business

Introduction Skype for Business is a great communications platform. And as with any form of communication, both inside and outside the company there are always desires to audit who users are communicating with. Maybe you’re looking to see if users are talking to your direct competitors, or maybe you need to disable open federation and… Read More »

Sefautil Server: Could not find default endpoint element

So ran into a weird one when deploying Landis Computer’s brilliant SefautilServer for a client recently.If you don’t know what that is, I suggest checking out Greigs review over here or maybe just installing it and playing with it with his guide over here Anyway. I got this error message when trying to register the… Read More »

Automatic Australian Holiday Rulesets for Response Group Service

New-CSRgsAustralianHolidayList.ps1 Update 6/01/2019 Released Version 3.0 rebuilt to use a new data source for 2020 About the tool This is a script that adds/maintains the relevant Australian Holidays to your Skype4B  / Lync environment based on data available from the Australian Government Website. I re-wrote most of the script from scratch and added a whole bunch… Read More »

Skype4b 2019 Cannot get the ReportServerWebService URL. Verify that Reporting Services is deployed and configured properly

Another quick one, as part of one of my standard deployments of SFB 2019 I went to deploy the Skype for Business Monitoring Reports and received the error message And I did the usual things, Checked for WMI access, Checked the instance name and checked that the SSRS service was installed and running. Yep all… Read More »

Kerberos account ucmadscient\derpy is not assigned to any site.

I came across an interesting one recently whilst setting up Kerberos for a Skype for Business 2019 build. As part of the standard build, I created a Kerberos account in the customer’s OU and assigned it to a site without error. But I did notice a tiny little warning that “Site 2” wasn’t in the… Read More »