QuickTips: Lync Control Panel – Topology Retrieving

Hello Readers, While working with a customer resolving issues within their Lync 2013 Deployment I could see that in the Lync Control Panel under Topology that all the Front End Server state “Retrieving” even though the Replication Status is up to date. Lync Control Panel – Topology Get-CsManagementStoreReplicationStatus The Resolution In order to resolve this…

Skype for Business/Lync Server with Exchange Online for UM – Attempts to route to servers in an Exchange UM Dialplan failed

Hello Readers I have been working on a issue with a customer where they would randomly receive “Missed Call Notifications” from themselves and if you look at the Front End Server Event Logs you would get the following error.   Attempts to route to servers in an Exchange UM Dialplan failed No server in the…

Quick Tips: Access Denied when running Test-CsExStorageConnectivity

Hello Readers I was recently building a new lab and ran into this issue Error Message Test-CsExStorageConnectivity : ExCreateItem  exchange operation failed, code=5,   Cause This issue is generally caused by not having the correct permissions, you can check your permissions by running whoami /groups. The below output shows the missing permissions you should either…

EnableFastFailoverTimer in Lync 2013 and Unqualified SIP Provider SBA dont mix

Hello Readers I have recently been assisting a colleague on a customer site with a Lync 2010 to Lync 2013 Migration and run into some strange behaviour issues after migration of the Mediation Servers from 2010 to 2013. A large amount of alerts was being generated into SCOM with the event ID 46046 Event 46046,…

Skype for Business/Lync Server Cumulative Updates

Hello Readers A very simple blog but I always end up googling for this information so why not store it on my blog Skype for Business 2015 Server cumulative updates Base SfB Cumulative Update (6.0.9319.0) June 2015 Cumulative Update (6.0.9319.45) September 2015 Cumulative Update (6.0.9319.88) November 2015 Cumulative Update (6.0.9319.102) March 2016 Cumulative Update (6.0.9319.235)…

Lync SCOM Errors – You can expect to see – Call Reliability Alert Rule

Hello Readers, I have been recently tasked with resolving a number of Lync SCOM Errors we have been receiving since rolling out Lync 2013 Management Packs. If you don’t configure the alerts in the Management Pack you will be sure to see a number of issues which could potential be ignored, changed or disable completely.…

Lync SCOM Errors – You can expect to see – Mediation server service – Major trunking peer connectivity failure Monitor

Hello Readers, I have been recently tasked with resolving a number of Lync SCOM Errors we have been receiving since rolling out Lync 2013 Management Packs. If you don’t configure the alerts in the Management Pack you will be sure to see a number of issues which could potential be ignored, changed or disable completely.…

An error occurred while applying SQL script for the feature RtcDatabaseStore

Hello Readers, I have been recently rebuilding my Lab Environments and ran into this error on my Edge Server when trying to setup Lync Server Components. An error occurred while applying SQL script for the feature RtcDatabaseStore So what did the log file state? ****Creating DbSetupInstance for ‘Microsoft.Rtc.Common.Data.RtcDatabase’**** Initializing DbSetupBase Parsing parameters… Found Parameter: SqlServer…