Lync Solutions

  • Selectively importing data for some users listed in a csv file with dbimpexp tool

    In a recovery scenario you may come across a situation where you may need to import data for only a set of users rather than importing the data for all the users. If you do then this is how it can be done using dbimpexp tool. It is a 2 steps process...
  • Understanding SDP attributes

    http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4566 SDP attributes are basically divided into 3 categories (Session, Time, Media) Session description v= (protocol version) o= (originator and session identifier) s= (session name) i=* (session information) u=*...
  • SQL query to get a list of users that have gmail contacts and sip address of their contacts

    Once I ran into a problem where I had to get the list of users who has gmail.com contacts along with the contacts sip addresses. Following is the SQL query I used for the same. We can use this to find the same information for any domain by just...
  • PowerShell Script to test Exchange EWS

    EWS Editor is a great tool to troubleshoot EWS and Auto discovery related issues. Sometimes for fun I use powershell script for the same... Here is how it looks like #You need Microsoft.Exchange.WebServices.dll which comes with EWS Managed...
  • "Conference does not exist.." Really ?!

    You get the dreaded generic error message "Conference does not exist.." when someone tries to join a conference but fails. How do we tell if the conference does or does not exist ? There are in fact 3 ways you can do that. 1. Using...
  • Blocking Audio-Video calls with federated domain

    One fine day one of the solutions sales engineers approached me with a problem which was turning out to be a blocker for a very huge contract. They needed a solution to this very badly. Problem was that their customer wanted to enable federation with...
  • Shell script to list users who are currently in a conference call.

    Did anyone ever ask you to find how many users are in Lync conference right now ? !! I was asked to do so ...was almost threatened to be killed if I could not. What comes next is what saved my life. This script lists all the users who are currently...
  • SIP Call Flows

    1. Call Hold 2. Consultation Hold 3. Music On Hold 4. Transfer- Unattended 5. Transfer- Attended 6. Call Forwarding Unconditional 7. Call Forwarding Busy 8. Call Forwarding No Answer 9.. Call Park 10. Call Pickup