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Dino Caputo
Skype for Business MVP delivering Microsoft UC solutions and Partner at
Interests: White Water Tripping, Toronto Raptors fan
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Teams Syncing Security Groups with team membership Whats New? Desktop & Web: August 31 Microsoft Teams for iOS - version 1.0.53 Skype for Business SRSv2 Hotfix Released Magic Quadrant for Meeting Solutions Skype for Business MSI Desktop Client September... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2018 at the UC Guys
Teams Microsoft Teams adds integration with Adobe XD Microsoft Teams Launches Canada Data Residency, Australia and Japan coming soon… Streamlining settings in the Teams and Skype for Business Admin Center Skype for Business July releases of Skype for Business apps Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2018 at the UC Guys
Microsoft has recently gone GA with Teams Direct Routing. Direct Routing is what allows customers that run Microsoft Teams and would like to add PSTN calling capabilities with existing on-premises SIP Trunks. In a recent implementation of Teams Direct Routing,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2018 at the UC Guys
Teams New! Interact with your salesforce information with the Woobot App for Microsoft Teams What's new in Microsoft Teams - August round up Answer Auto Attendant and Call Queue calls directly from Teams Windows Version 1709 now unblocked on Skype... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2018 at the UC Guys
Skype for Business 2016 – June 5th, 2018 update contains the following fixes (Rollup KB4022155) - 16.0.4705.1000 ID KB Title 3424231 KB4294966 Skype for Business microphone volume is very low when you join a Skype call on a Lenovo Yoga920... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2018 at the UC Guys
Back in January the ability for Canadian Office 365 Tenants to procure PSTN numbers from Microsoft to make and receive PSTN calls went into public preview. This feature is called Microsoft Calling Plans which is part of Microsoft Phone System... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2018 at the UC Guys
On Febuary 28th, 2018 Microsoft published a blog article on its popular You had me at EHLO site ( indicating the discontinuation of support for Session Border Controllers (SBCs) for customers using Exchange Unified Messaging (UM) with 3rd Party phone... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2018 at the UC Guys
Here are the SQL Queries you can copy and paste from the recent NoJitter article posted here: SELECT s.ConferenceDateTime ,Caller.URI as Caller ,CallerCqf.FeedbackText ,CallerCqf.Rating ,CallerCqfTokenDef.TokenDescription ,CallerCqfToken.TokenValue FROM [Session] s WITH (NOLOCK) INNER JOIN [MediaLine] AS m WITH (NOLOCK) ON... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2018 at the UC Guys
Scenario: Its time to replace your Skype for Business certificates on your Front End Pools because they are expiring or you have encountered new requirements for your certificates. You make your request and get a new certificate back and believe... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2018 at the UC Guys
You can control how often the client sees the rate my call or turn it off completely To change frequency use Set-CSClientPolicy -Identity [PolicyIdentity] -RateMyCallDisplayPercentage 50 To turn off or on use Set-CSClientPolicy -Identity [PolicyIdentity] -RateMyCallAllowCustomUserFeedback $False
Jason, in my experience the client also needs to be updated to show the newer values. Update one to the latest version and see if that helps.
The following updates to the Skype for Business desktop msi clients have been released. Skype for Business 2016 - Released January 2 This update fixes the following issues: KB 4057704 RDP is always used for screen sharing in a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2018 at the UC Guys
Shortly after Skype for Business Server 2015 released, Microsoft introduced Rate My Call where users were presented with an option to rate the call they had just completed. Users would get a pop up like the one below that allowed... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2017 at the UC Guys
The Dec MSI Update for Desktop Client has been released. This release contains non-security updates. Release Date: December 5th, 2017 Skype for Business 2016 – December 5th, 2017 update contains the following fixes (Rollup KB4011563) - 16.0.4627.1000 ID KB Title... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2017 at the UC Guys
Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Skype for Business 2015 (Lync 2013) on November 7, 2017. This update also includes the new Skype for Business client. The version number of this update is 15.0.4981.1000. In addition to the release... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2017 at the UC Guys
This is a known issue at the moment however I am not aware of an ETA for a bug fix. If I hear anything more will post back here. Dino
Toggle Commented Nov 6, 2017 on PowerShell for Teams is Here! at the UC Guys
Microsoft have made available a PowerShell Module for Teams! This has been widely anticipated and a most welcome feature addition to Teams which will help bring scale to deployments where a great number of teams and channels may need to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2017 at the UC Guys
These countries have been in preview for a while now and on Oct 31 it was announced they will be included in Microsoft Phone System. Effective 01 November 2017, Phone System will be expanded to include Belgium and Germany. All... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2017 at the UC Guys
At the first day of Microsoft Ignite, Microsoft made some major announcements regarding its new vision of “Intelligent Communications” with Teams being the centerpiece, signaling a shift away from the Skype for Business client. Teams will be built on a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2017 at the UC Guys
Microsoft has recently announced Teams Guest Access opening up the door for “federation like” communication between Office 365 Tenants that are using Teams. The process for adding Guests is documented here however there are a few caveats you need to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2017 at the UC Guys
Recently, a large customer of mine running Skype for Business Server 2015 CU5 on Windows Server 2012R2 started noticing Front-End Servers complaining that they lost access to their DFS file share. The occurrences were random in nature and possibly related... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2017 at the UC Guys
Recently Microsoft have released the Teams Outlook Add-in which allows you to schedule Teams Meetings right from within Outlook much like you have been doing with Skype Meetings. I’ve found that sometimes the add-in doesn’t always show up in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2017 at the UC Guys
This post might seem obvious to some but it keeps coming up so thought I would share the experience. For organizations looking to move from Skype for Business Server to Skype for Business Online or even those looking to establish... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2017 at the UC Guys
Occasionally users want to be able to automate the forwarding of voicemail from Outlook to another user. Unfortunately, you cannot use the Outlook Rules Wizard to do this. However, you can setup a rule using the Outlook Web App which... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2017 at the UC Guys
One of the great new features the Skype for Business Server 2015 Cumulative Update 5 (CU5) introduces is the Skype Meetings App Plugin. Today users invited to Skype for Business (SfB) Server meetings must download and install the Skype Web... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2017 at the UC Guys