Microsoft Support has released a cumulative update for Lync 2013, which includes the Two-factor Authentication feature, as well as new functionality for the Lync 2013 Desktop Client.

Author: Tim Rich, Microsoft Technical Writer

Publication date: July 29, 2013

Product version: Lync 2013

Microsoft Support has released a cumulative update for Lync 2013, which includes the Two-factor Authentication feature. It also allows end-users to use new features in the Lync 2013 Desktop Client. You can see all the July cumulative update details on the Microsoft Support site:

To help you plan and deploy Two-factor Authentication, the Lync Server documentation team has updated the TechNet content set:

Additionally, you need the July cumulative update for Lync Server 2013 to enable the feature enhancements included in the July update for the Lync 2013 desktop client. Client feature enhancements include Embedded Images, Meetings View, IM Mute, and Q&A Manager. Read the Lync Team Blog for full details about the Lync 2013 desktop client updates:

Tim Rich writes Lync Server operations content and has also recently begun writing about Exchange Online Protection again.

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