Category Archives: Lync Server 2013

OWA 2013 Error

Cannot install Office Web Apps 2013 on Windows Server 2012R2: .NET 4.5 is not installed

When deploying a fresh installation of Office Web Apps 2013, or any other product, you first update its Host OS fully, right? Well, at least it’s what I do. Usually. But this time around, I wasn’t able to install Office Web Apps 2013 because of an odd issue/error: “Setup is unable to proceed due to…

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Skype-For-Business

Configure Office 365 Hosted Voicemail with Skype for Business Server 2015

With Telephony / Enterprise Voice enabled in a Skype for Business of Lync on-premises environment, one of the requested features could be Voicemail. In full on-premises deployments this will require Unified Messaging to be installed, configured and enabled in the Exchange Server topology. However, when your environment or customer makes use of Office 365 for…

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Skype-For-Business

New Features Skype for Business visualised

Recently Microsoft has anounced that Skype for Business will be released in April 2015. While that’s just one month away, no “official” statement on exact improvements both client-side and server-side has been released. However, lots of bloggers have released their versions of the new & improved features. I’ve taken notice of these blogs and wanted…

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ExchUcUtil.ps1 fails to run when using underscores in servernames

One most common task of a Lync deployment is to connect Exchange UM to Microsoft Lync for voicemail purposes. Recently, I came across a major flaw in this procedure. To be compliant with the customers’┬áserver naming convention, underscores were used in both server- and pool names. While it is not recommended using underscores in Lync…

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Situation 1

Schedule Changes to Response Group settings

Ever have the need to forward calls to a destination on a schedule? Well, it’s a situation I came across several times now. There are several ways to solve this matter with Microsoft Lync 2013. In this post, I’ll describe one. One office number needs to be redirected to a person, including it’s mobile phone…

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