Category Archives: Lync / Skype4B

Articles Relating to Microsoft Lync or Skype For Business

More MCOValidationErrors and chasing squirrels in ADSIEdit

The experienced around here know an article is going to be good when I mention ADSI edit. But for those that don’t know, ADSI edit is one of the more dangerous Active Directory tools allowing Administrators to edit things directly, even if they have no idea what that means. I hear a lot about how… Read More »

Can’t Migrate Licensed Teams User – Licensing Error

I ran into an interesting one today that had me scratching my head as to why we couldn’t move a user from Skype for Business On-Prem to Microsoft Teams. Whenever we attempted to move a small bunch of users from on-prem to Teams the Skype for Business PowerShell Move-CsUser cmdlet would throw the error. The… Read More »

Solving Pesky TLS Issues on Old Hardware

Part of being a Skype and Teams administrator is trying to reconfigure legacy hardware that’s been left in a corner for 5+ years and never updated. Problem is, the world has moved on since these devices were deployed and depending on what firmware they were running when they were deployed. They likely won’t talk with… Read More »

Teams 3PIP phones getting the wrong Dial Plan?

Hey all, Welcome back. Today I have another interesting one. I had a situation recently where a customer’s Polycom VVX phones that were signed into Teams, couldn’t successfully make calls unless they dialled numbers in E164 format. (You know, that weird “+61432500648” one) Sounds like a classic case of a wrong Dial Plan, or so… Read More »

Enhance Your Existing Sonus/Ribbon SBC’s With Teams Direct Routing Using A Secondary Certificate

Imagine this, you’re in the middle of a pandemic, your entire state is in lockdown, everyone is working from home and your Skype infrastructure was never designed to facilitate 100% of users working externally. Now due to the platform struggling, your boss has just told you to move your businesses calling to Teams NOW with… Read More »

My Ignite Teams 2020 Wrap Up – Part 3 – Meetings and Devices

I’m back with one more article to round out my Teams Wrap Up for Ignite in 2020 and this part 3 I’ll be breaking down the new features in Teams meetings and Meeting related hardware. Let dig in. As before, if you’re interested in grabbing all of the Ignite content and don’t want to spend… Read More »

My Ignite Teams 2020 Wrap Up – Part 2 – Teams Calling and Phones

Like I mentioned in my previous article, Microsoft Ignite 2020 has been and gone and it was a massive whirlwind of information. Tons of new features and announcements that even I’m still catching up on. As before, if you’re interested in grabbing all of the Ignite content and don’t want to spend a week having… Read More »