• Blog Post: Lync 2010 Windows desktop client is now officially supported in Lync hybrid deployments

    We received a lot of questions about, and requests for, support for Lync 2010 Windows desktop client in a Lync hybrid deployment. After a round of testing, we are happy to announce that the Lync 2010 Windows desktop client is now officially supported for Lync users in a hybrid deployment, including users...
  • Blog Post: Demo Scripts for Using Remote Windows PowerShell to Manage Office 365 Now Available

    A set of sample scripts that enable users to explore the use of remote Windows PowerShell as a tool for managing Office 365 in general, and Lync Online in particular, are now available on the Microsoft Download Center. Author: Barry Castle, Sr. Product Marketing Manager Reviewer: Greg Stemp, Sr...
  • Blog Post: Lync and Learn, Session 7 - Federation with Exchange Online and Lync Online

    The seventh Lync and Learn session will focus on federation with Exchange Online and Lync Online and will be led by Loryan Strant . Loryan is Director and Co-Founder at Paradyne and has 10 years of experience in various senior consulting positions. He is passionate about the cloud and excited to share...
  • Blog Post: Lync Online: How Lync Online Helps Stop Telephone Tennis

    This post is part of our continuing effort to keep you informed on all things Lync, including Lync Online articles that are newly posted to the Microsoft Office 365 blog community. Author : Loryan Strant Publication date : April 17, 2012 Product : Lync Online Check out How Lync Online Helps...
  • Blog Post: Lync Hybrid Offers Simplified

    The feature known as “Hybrid Voice” has been deprecated from Lync Online. Author : Jamie Stark, Lync Senior Product Marketing Manager Published : May 13, 2013 Product version : Lync Server 2013, Lync Online The Lync hybrid configuration option referred to as “hybrid voice”...
  • Blog Post: Lync Online: OneNote and PowerPoint Sharing Features

    Check out these two new articles about Lync Online sharing features on the Office 365 Technical Blog. Author : Alexandra Lise Publication date : November 6, 2012 Product version : Lync Online Lync Online: PowerPoint Sharing Feature Using Lync and PowerPoint, an Office 365 user can give...
  • Blog Post: Installing Lync 2010 for Windows Phone on Windows Phone Emulator

    This article describes how to set up a test environment to run Microsoft Lync 2010 for Windows Phone application on an emulator. The post outlines the requirements, installation, and steps required to deploy Lync 2010 for Windows Phone from the Windows Phone Marketplace to the Windows Phone Emulator...
  • Blog Post: Lync Online Users Are Unable to Sign into Lync Mobile Clients Due to Lync Online SSL Certificate Updates

    Lync clients on a Windows Phone 7 device (and possibly other devices) are not able to sign in to Lync Server due to a missing root certificate chain for Baltimore root certificates. Check out this article for the step-by-step solution. Authors : Moustafa Noureddine, Microsoft Senior Program Manager...
  • Blog Post: Lync Online: Guided Walkthrough for Troubleshooting Communication Between Lync Online Users and Their Federated Contacts

    Are you looking for help to set up communication between Lync online users and their federated contacts? This guided walkthrough—based on analysis of Microsoft Support cases—walks you through the essential steps. Contributors : Peter Krebs | Patrick Kelly | Tim Lulofs | Darrin Hanson ...
  • Blog Post: Lync Online: Quick Contacts - Display Lync Online Contact Information in Your Outlook To-Do Bar

    The Office 365 Community site includes the Office 365 Technical Blog and Grid Blog , which feature articles on Lync, Exchange, and SharePoint. To make it easy for you to find Lync Online articles on these blogs, we evangelize them here on NextHop. To see our list of Lync Online posts, just click Lync...
  • Blog Post: Lync Online: Troubleshooting Lync-Skype Connectivity

    With the recent release of Lync-Skype connectivity, Lync unified communications capabilities are now extended to hundreds of millions of Skype users. And there are of course lots of questions. Check out this Lync Online article for tips, tricks, and workarounds for the top questions. Author : Patrick...
  • Blog Post: Lync Online: Microsoft Support Releases Two Troubleshooting Articles

    Microsoft Support has released two troubleshooting articles for Lync Online. Author : Darrin Hanson, Microsoft Technical Readiness Engineer Publication Date : November 2, 2012 Product versions : Microsoft Office 365 Enterprise preview, Microsoft Office 365 Small Business Premium preview, Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Lync Online: Lync Contact List Troubleshooting

    The Microsoft Support team released the following Knowledge Base article with a solution to a Lync contact list issue. Author: Darrin Hanson, Microsoft Technical Readiness Engineer Editor : Susan S. Bradley Publication date: May 1, 2013 Product version: Lync 2013 The Microsoft Support...
  • Blog Post: Lync Online: Focus on Functionality - Lync Social Connector

    The Office 365 Grid User Post blog series features some of the best content from The Grid for the entire Office 365 community. This Lync Online post is from Loryan Strant and was originally posted on his blog The Cloud Mouth . Author : Loryan Strant Publication date : June 26, 2012 Product version...
  • Blog Post: Lync Online: Lync PowerShell and Hybrid Troubleshooting

    The Microsoft Support team recently released the following Knowledge Base articles with solutions to four Lync PowerShell and Hybrid issues. Author : Darrin Hanson, Microsoft Technical Readiness Engineer Editor : Susan S. Bradley Published : April 16, 2013 Product version : Lync Online PowerShell...
  • Blog Post: Lync Online: Lync 2010 Conversation Translator

    The Office 365 Community site includes the Office 365 Technical Blog and Grid Blog , which feature articles on Lync, Exchange, and SharePoint. To make it easy for you to find Lync Online articles on these blogs, we evangelize them here on NextHop. To see our list of Lync Online posts, just click Lync...
  • Blog Post: Administering Office 365 – Jump Start Series

    If you are an IT Pro deploying Office 365, or a Microsoft Partner studying for the 70-323 Administering Office 365 exam, check out the new Administering Office 365 Jump Start series. This six-part series focuses on the skills you’ll need to successfully deploy Office 365 or pass the 70-323 exam...
  • Blog Post: Lync Online: Office 365 for SMB Jump Start - Administering Lync Online

    Check out this new TechNet video: Office 365 for SMB Jump Start | Administering Lync Online . This 40-minute session by Stephen Hall and Chris Oakman provides an overview of Lync Online and includes important information on system requirements and DNS & network settings, as well as Lync Online configuration...
  • Blog Post: Lync Online: Lync Mobile 2013 Troubleshooting

    The Microsoft Support team recently released the following Knowledge Base articles with solutions to four Lync Mobile 2013 issues. Author : Darrin Hanson, Microsoft Technical Readiness Engineer Editor : Susan S. Bradley Publication date : April 16, 2013 Product version : Lync Mobile 2013...
  • Blog Post: Lync Online: Sign-In Troubleshooting Through ADFS with Lync 2013

    The Microsoft Support team released the following Knowledge Base articles with solutions to two sign-in issues. Author: Darrin Hanson, Microsoft Technical Readiness Engineer Editor : Susan S. Bradley Publication date: May 1, 2013 Product version: Lync 2013 The Microsoft Support team released...
  • Blog Post: Video: Troubleshooting “Cannot Connect to the Server” Error When Using Lync Mobile for Office 365

    This video shows you how to troubleshoot the Cannot Connect to the Server error message that you may experience when using Lync Mobile for Office 365. The video is intended for administrators of Office 365 for enterprises and Office 365 for professionals and small businesses but may also be helpful for...
  • Blog Post: New: Record Lync Online Meetings and Calls

    Thanks to the recent update of Lync Server 2010, Microsoft Lync Online users can now record meetings, conferencing sessions, and calls. To take advantage of this new feature, your Lync Online administrator must enable recording for your organization. See New Changes to Lync Online Control Panel for additional...
  • Blog Post: Lync and Learn, Session 5 - Lync for Mac 2011

    Check out this video by Dave Kong, product manager on the Lync marketing team, that covers Lync support for the Mac platform: Lync and Learn - Lync for Mac 2011 . The session covers the basic features for Mac 2011, differences in support between Lync Server and Lync Online, and differences in features...
  • Blog Post: Action Needed: Lync Online Certificate Update

    As part of an ongoing commitment to security, the Lync team is making a change to the SSL certificate chain, which will require customers and partners to take action before June 1, 2013. Lync Server currently uses the GTE CyberTrust Global Root, and on June 1 st will begin using the Baltimore CyberTrust...
  • Blog Post: Lync and Learn, Session 6 - Office 365 Administration

    On Thursday, January 12, at 3:00 PST, there will be a one hour Lync and Learn session entitled Lync and Learn - O ffice 365 Administration . The session will include the following topics: Small business administration Exchange Online administration Manage Lync Online Basic tasks in SharePoint...