Category Archives: Universal Communications

.NET 3.5 on Windows Server 2012 R2 – still an issue

During a recent (re)deployment of one of the Skype for Business 2015 servers, which were (still) based on Windows Server 2012 R2, we stumbled across another .NET 3.5 installation issue. Where this is a hard prerequisite for installing any Skype for Business role, it stopped us from progressing for a moment. As the solution was

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How DNS can affect your Skype for Business federation

Experience another DNS-as-root-cause issue in a Skype for Business federation model. Where this wasn’t as obvious as it looks afterwards, I’d like to share the details of this one. Intermittent results at federation calls were bugging us at first. Some calls were successfully, but some failed with setting up audio. One common ground were that

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Troubleshooting SIP Trunking with Cloud Connector

One of the great new technology Microsoft has to offer, is the Skype for Business Cloud Connector. While this piece of equipment is great when it’s operational, it might be also be a pain to track any issues when implementing. Example given is when using an internet SIP Trunk. Warning: this situation might not be

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Deploy Cloud Connector Edition with Internet SIP Trunk

Now Skype for Business Online – Cloud PBX is available, we’re already deploying several instances of this new exiting verison. Where customers are willing to leverage Cloud PBX, but couldn’t or wouldn’t get numbers from Office 365 directly, Cloud Connector kicks in. Where Cloud Connector – and thus Microsoft – assumes you’re using a dedicated

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Prepare an account for Surface Hub (Post-SP1)

Microsoft did a good job on creating the Surface Hub documentation on TechNet here: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/mt631724 However it’s also an extensive read. For which we decided to dive into and make a little subset of commands, needed for the account creation for a Surface Hub. Please be aware that for this set of commands, Exchange 2013

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