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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 »

Object reference not set to an instance of an object. When importing RGS config

Update: Looks like Microsoft has noted this issue in KB4458679 You can install the January 2019 CU to resolve the issue. So I recently ran into the error message “Object reference not set to an instance of an object” When attempting to import an RGS config for pool failover. Well, that’s not a very helpful message.… Read More »

Surface Hub 2 Notes

Ali started off the Surface Hub 2 demo with the trailer “Turn any space into a work space” 4K Cameras. New Pens Meeting join is incredibly quick. 4K+ Screen resolution Roll is a little jittery on this beta hardware. I’d expect that to improve Appears to run the new Windows 10 Whiteboard allowing persistent whiteboards… Read More »

Teams Voice Connectivity for Tenants without PSTN Calling

Update 24/02/2018: Thanks to Paul Lange “Short update on Bring your own Sip Trunk in #MicrosoftTeams from #techsummitfrankfurt – currently in TAP. GA around July according to MS depending on testing. #BRK2080” Expect the sessions to pop up here soon Update 16/12/2017: AudioCodes confirms any of their SBC’s will work with Microsoft Teams. No need… Read More »

Powershell One-Liner to Search DHCP for a IP address of a MAC Address

So, I recently had a need to quickly and easily search a considerably large amount of DHCP Pools for some Polycom Trio devices. and James Cussens VVX manager returned too many results to find what I was looking for (well, until I hacked it to support Trio’s) Bascially, feed it a MAC and it will… Read More »