• Blog Post: Top Solutions Site from Microsoft Support Updated

    The Microsoft Support folks have been busy updating the Top Solutions blog to include solutions to the most common issues experienced by customers. You can view the site here: http://blogs.technet.com/b/topsupportsolutions/ To view support solutions by product, use the following links: Top Support...
  • Blog Post: Managing Large and Structured Meetings with Lync 2010 whitepaper now available for download

    Abstract Microsoft Lync Server 2010 and the Microsoft Lync 2010 desktop client are very capable collaboration tools easily handling meetings between several online parties. Microsoft Lync 2010 is also able to handle larger meetings. However, to hold a successful larger meeting one will need to adopt...
  • Blog Post: The Latest on Lync-Skype Connectivity

    Lync-Skype connectivity for presence, IM, and voice will be available to all Lync users by June 2013. The Lync Team Blog provides additional details. Author : Patrick Kelley, Senior Technical Writer Publication date : February 28,1013 Product version : Lync Server 2013, Lync Server 2010, Lync...
  • Blog Post: LyncMD: Troubleshooting Lync Server 2010 when a Remote Sign-In Fails Due to Certificate-Related Issues

    Series Lead : Premal Gandhi, Microsoft Senior Supportability Program Manager Authors : Sunil Kumar, Consultant | Arnab Sarkar, Support Escalation Engineer | Pankaj Rai, Technical Support Lead | Mahesh S, Service Delivery Manager Published : May 23, 2013 Product Version : Lync Server 2010 ...
  • Blog Post: The New Lync Connectivity Analyzer

    We are excited to announce the new Microsoft Lync Connectivity Analyzer. This tool will help Lync administrators determine whether the deployment and configuration of their on-premises Lync Server environment meets the requirements to support connections from Lync Windows Store app and Lync mobile apps...
  • Blog Post: Lync Supportability Matrix – Features Supported Across Devices and Services

    Have you been looking for a complete list of Lync feature availability across Services (On-premises, Office 365, and Lync Online Standalone plan) and Devices (Lync for iPad, Lync Desktop, Lync for Windows Phone)? This matrix covers the following feature areas: Instant Messaging, Presence, and Contacts;...
  • Blog Post: Expanded Lync Server Support Options

    This article provides an overview of the new Lync Server support options for Lync Server customers and Lync Certified Support Partners. Author : Mayank Verma, Senior Partner Marketing Manager, Lync Business Group, Skype Division Published : June 2, 2013 Product version : Lync Server 2013, Lync...
  • Blog Post: Using IIS ARR as a Reverse Proxy for Lync Server 2013

    With Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) 2010 now discontinued, we sought a suitable reverse proxy solution that works with Lync Server. With the release of Windows Server 2008, it is now possible to add an optional component called IIS Application Request Routing (ARR) 2.5 to the Internet Information...
  • Blog Post: Lync Wiki: Getting Started with Proposing a Deployment for a Small Lync Implementation

    Are you interested in brainstorming a reliable path to deploying a small Lync implementation--with a Microsoft MVP at the helm of the think-tank? Then check out this new wiki post by Microsoft Directory Services MVP, Fabrizio Volpe. Topics include: describing the scenario, determine the design logic...
  • Blog Post: Configuring Lync 2010 Server to Work with Level 3 SIP Trunking Services

    Interested in using Level 3 SIP trunking services with your Lync 2010 deployment? Connecting SIP trunking services can be a challenge. It’s difficult to determine what service providers support and don’t support. That’s why the good folks on the Microsoft Lync Online Dedicated Deployment...
  • Blog Post: Cumulative Updates for Lync Server 2010 and Lync 2010: January 2013

    Microsoft Support has released the January 2013 Cumulative Updates for Microsoft Lync Server 2010 and Lync 2010. Author : Ari Ridwan Publication date : January 28, 2013 Product version : Lync Server 2010, Lync 2010 (32 bit and 64 bit clients) This release fixes multiple issues, including...
  • Blog Post: Lync Wiki: Understanding Simple URLs in Lync

    Looking for a quick tutorial on simple URLs? Check out this wiki post by Fabrizio Volpe. Topics include: What are simple URLs, when do you need them, how do you configure them, and how do you change them? Join the discussion at Understanding Simple URLs In Lync . Author: Fabrizio Volpe , Iccrea Banking...
  • Blog Post: Yahoo! Federation Issues

    Yahoo!’s certificate for lcsap.msg.yahoo.com expired. This caused traffic sent to Yahoo! to be rejected by their edge servers. If you have experienced PIC Federation issues with Yahoo! users due to certificates, please read this article. Author : Quincy Davis, Microsoft Senior Support Engineer...
  • Blog Post: Lync Server 2010 and 2013 Bandwidth Calculator Version 2.0

    With this latest version of the Microsoft Lync Server 2010 and 2013 Bandwidth Calculator, you can enter information about your users and the Lync Server features that you want to deploy, and the Bandwidth Calculator will determine bandwidth requirements for the WAN that connects sites in your deployment...