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Enable “HD” AMR Calling on Teams Direct Routing with Ribbon SBC and Telstra SIP

Ever made a call from one mobile to another and enjoyed that sweet sweet HD call quality? Well, you’re not alone! Many users have been embracing the higher call quality offered by VoLTE and VoWiFi implementations offered by smartphone vendors thanks to native support from carriers. At the core of these quality improvements is of… Read More »

Stuck loading in Flight Simulator 2020?

Update: Try just closing the process and opening it again! it seems to help. #LaunchDayIssues? Just a quick one to hopefully help anyone that’s installed the new Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 from the Microsoft Store. Potentially getting stuck with a progress bar after setting their accessibility preferences (the first thing the game asks you to… Read More »

Running a Teams Live Event? Close Skype4B!

Another quick one today. With the large push to online conferences this year for “obvious reasons” you may have a need to moderate a Microsoft Teams Live event or two. I recently produced several sessions for Commsverse 2020 Online this year. (I might have presented a session too.) If you’re not aware, the producer in… 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 »

Stop Blaming Teams and Skype for your network – Your traffic graphs are LYING!

Stop me if you have heard this from your users before; “Skype is crap” “It just dropped out” “It sounded like it was breaking up” Heard it before? Good. That proves your listening. Because even in a perfect environment these issues are going to appear. Mainly because you’re going to peer with customers or mobile… Read More »