Skype for Business SQL Always On Database Script – Change Log

Hello Readers This post is to track all changes made to the Skype for Business SQL AlwaysOn Script I have made available via the Technet Gallery.   Information about Script I have been recently working with a lot of Skype for Business Deployments with SQL AlwaysOn BackEnd Servers and decided to make a little script…

Come and see me talk about Skype for Business Deployments with SQL AlwaysOn

Hello Readers I will be speaking at the next Unified Communications Birmingham User Group about my experiences with working with SQL AlwaysOn deployments. In recent months I have done a number of deployments to customers as well as into my own labs and I am going to share my experiences then do a live demo…

Powershell Script: Set your Skype for Business Databases into the correct state for SQL AlwaysOn

Hello Readers I have been recently working with a lot of Skype for Business Deployments with SQL AlwaysOn Backend Servers and decided to make a little script which helps take some of the pain out the process. This script will Alter the SQL Databases into Full Recovery Mode, execute a SQL Backup and Robocopy the…

Moving your Skype for Business Database LogPaths – When your Databases are deployed in SQL AlwaysOn

Hello Readers In this scenario we will look at moving your SQL LogPaths to the correct drive location after publishing your Skype for Business Topology, all databases have added to SQL Always On Availability Group . This can be a common issue, when publishing the databases and not specifying the Database and Log locations. I…

Skype for Business –Always On – The attempt to create the network name and IP address for the listener failed

Hello Readers I have been configuring SQL 2014 Always On within one of my labs and ran into the following issue when creating the Listener The attempt to create the network name and IP address for the listener failed. The WSFC service may not be running or may be inaccessible in its current state, or…

Skype for Business Always On – Database files on the server instance Error

Hello Readers, Short and sweet post, I have been recently deploying a Skype for Business Enterprise Pool with Always On and run into the follow error Error Checking for Compatibility of the database file location on the server instance that hosts the secondary replica. Below image was taken from Google as I was unable to…

Configuring SQL 2014 with Always On for your Skype for Business Deployment

Hello Readers I have been recently working on a project where we wanted to utilize Always On with their Skype for Business Enterprise deployment so I thought I would share, what is actually required to deploy a successful SQL 2014 Always On Cluster. So some of the key things before we start. DC01 – Domain Controller with…