Enabling Exchange Pictures with the correct ManagementRole

Environment: Exchange Server 2013 Skype for Business Server 2015 Issue: Enabling the picture feature in Skype for Business so that users can upload their own pictures into Exchange Outlook Web App, however the browse button was not available   Resolution: First we validated that the appropriate settings were enabled in exchange with the below cmdlets: […]

Automatic collection of configuration data failed

Environment: Skype for Business Server 2015 – On Premise Windows Server 2012 Issue: During the installation of a Skype for Business Server 2015 on a Windows 2012 Server, we receive the error on “Automatic collection of configuration data failed” Step 1: Install Local Configuration Store. Resolution: I was able to ping the server by IP […]

Unable to resolve DNS SRV record

Environment: Skype for Business Server 2015 – On Premise Skype for Business Online Issue: In a deployment, we have setup a Skype for Business Server 2015 on premise along with an Edge pool. We have federation enabled with open federation turned off, a requirement was to federate with a client that has Skype for Business […]

Surface Hub Update

The Surface Hub has just received an Anniversary update, this has been an anticipated major release the details of the release are in the link below. Windows 10 Team Anniversary Update 1607   The key features for Skype for Business included in this update are: Performance improvements when joining meetings, including issues when joining a meeting […]

Surface Hub – How to reset back to factory

Environment: Exchange Server 2013 – On Premise Skype for Business Server 2015 – On Premise Surface Hub Skype for Business Version: 16.8.100.70 Issue: I want to reset the Surface Hub back to factory default ie. out of the box first run. Resolution: There are 2 scenarios in which I will be able to factory reset: […]

Surface Hub – Skype for Business Feedback Page

Environment: Exchange Server 2013 – On Premise Skype for Business Server 2015 – On Premise Surface Hub Skype for Business Version: 16.8.100.70 Issue: Every time you join a Skype for Business meeting on the Surface hub you are prompted with the “Send Feedback” on EVERY Call, which becomes cumbersome and slows down the ability to […]

Event ID 32073: An error was encountered when executing the stored procedure

Environment: Lync Server 2013 On-Premise Front-End Pool Edge Pool Issue: During a SQL hardening exercise to ensure that all local SQL Express servers were up to date and adhere to the corporate policies we encountered an error : “An error was encountered when executing the stored procedure that logs errors to the back-end database. Execution […]

Event ID 1046: File Transfer Agent cannot send replication data to Replica Replicator Agent on Edge

Environment: Skype for Business Server 2015 – On Premise Front-End Server Standard Edition Edge-Server Single Issue: In a recent deployment of Skype for Business server, we deployed our Skype for Business Standard Edition Front-End Server and have just finished deploying our Edge server  when the services started up we began seeing numerous errors in the […]

Surface Hub QoS

Environment: Exchange Server 2013 – On Premise Skype for Business Server 2015 – On Premise Surface Hub Skype for Business Version: 16.8.100.70 Issue: In our deployments of Skype for Business Server 2015, we have setup our QoS GPO’s for Skype for Business Front-End Servers, Edge Servers and Skype for Business Clients. We just got these […]