Jul 6, 2014

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Auto provisioning snom phones for Lync

At work & home we have quite a few snom 7xx Lync phones deployed. I’m quite a fan of the snom devices & their Lync implementation particularly around things like directory search etc… With the newer snom UC Firmware it is also possible to manage all updating directly through the Lync infrastructure in the same way that you would manage & update the official Lync...

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Dec 3, 2013

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WAC update for PowerPoint in Lync 2013 with Window...

I’ve been having some fun recently with WAC on some customer deployments with TMG being unable to publish WAC correctly & causing problems when doing PowerPoint sharing. Most of these issues I worked around by deploying IIS ARR in place of TMG but it didn’t help that part way through my troubleshooting I figured out that Windows 8.1 wasn’t supported for PowerPoint sharing...

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Dec 3, 2013

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Lync Windows 8 App – November ...

It looks like the Windows 8 “Modern / Metro” style Lync app was just...

Jul 2, 2013

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Lync 2013 CU2 – Meeting Q&...

CU 2 Update This morning CU2 for Lync 2013 (or “Lync 2013 July 2013...

Apr 18, 2013

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Lync: A Roadmap update 2013 – ...

Thanks to those who came along to NEBytes last night, I had a great time &...

Mar 26, 2013

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Lumia 920 inverted screen repair

This blog post is taken from an email I sent to Stephen Elop – head of...

Mar 1, 2013

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Group Pickup with Lync 2013 CU1

Group Pickup with Lync 2013 CU1

At the recently completed Lync Conference 2013 Microsoft announced two new...

Feb 13, 2013

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Quick step-by-step Exchange 2010 SP3...

Quick step-by-step Exchange 2010 SP3 install guide

This morning the Exchange team launched the long awaited Service Pack 3...

Oct 23, 2012

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Migrating Zune Pass downloads into X...

Update 24/10/12: After leaving the Xbox Music client overnight it seems to...

Oct 14, 2012

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SCCM 2012 client deployment fails in...

SCCM 2012 client deployment fails in HTTPS mode

During a recent SCCM 2012 deployment I noticed an issue when deploying the...

Jul 22, 2012

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Lync 2013 pre-requisite install

Lync 2013 pre-requisite install

This weekend I setup my lab to have a little play with Lync 15 Beta. I had...

Jul 13, 2012

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Provisioning Lync PIC federation via...

Provisioning Lync PIC federation via VLSC

Background Recently on a customer deployment we had to setup and configure...