Decommissioning Legacy Lync 2010 After Migration to Lync 2013 – Part 1


So this is a quick guide I wrote to a customer to help the IT-department with How-to decommission their legacy Lync, and thought鈥ell I will just change the screenshots and put it on the blog for all engineers out there that will do this for the first time 馃檪

You can also check this article where I collected a number of my article and put them in one “Complete guide for deploying and migrating to Lync 2013”.

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Lync Mobile Client not showing User’s Numbers



one of the problems was looking around for a fix for it was when you open the contact card of a user in your Lync Mobile client, you cannot see his/her Mobile number, and some time the office number.

the work around recommended but not efficient was to add the missing number to the affected 聽contact details in the Outlook.


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The Complete Guide for Troubleshooting Lync/Skype for Business Federation


Once again another article from the field, what I do or other Lync experts does to troubleshooting Lync Federation problems.

Will be covering in this article:

  • 路 Unknown Presence of Federated Partners.
  • 路 LS Protocol Stack event ID 14501
  • 路 LS Protocol Stack event ID 14502
  • 路 LS Protocol Stack event ID 14603
  • 路 LS Protocol Stack event ID 14428
  • Lync Skype Connectivity

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The Complete guide to Troubleshoot Lync/Skype for business – Outlook Clients Integration


I’ve been busy with too many deployments and onsite support and when have time try to help out the Lync Community via Lync TechNet forum.

While doing that I noticed how many open threads and questions are out there about integration problems between Lync client and Outlook 2010 / 2013 clients.

So I decided to gather all problems, how to troubleshoot and solutions about this particular problem and put them in one article and will be updating this post whenever I find something new regarding this topic some steps are suggested by me, some by other Lync expert out there.

Common Problems

So will start be listing common problems that I faced in my day – to – day work

  1. 聽Authentication Prompt
  2. Warning icon in Lync
  3. Conversation History not saved
  4. Cannot reply with IM or see the presence of user in outlook
  5. Cannot schedule an Online Meeting
  6. Lync Client not showing Missed calls
  7. Cannot lookup users in Lync Client
  8. Duplicate contacts in Lync when search for someone

I will be updating this post as more problem / solutions are reported or faced that were not mentioned above.

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Using JetNexus for Publishing Lync Services


I just installed JetNexus in my company’s virtual lab for testing, as we are looking for a replacement for our TMG reverse Proxy.

Big thanks to the JetNexus team for the great help they provided me. If you guys interested in another solution to replace your reverse proxy, give this one a try, even if you don鈥檛 have any experience on how to work with or configure JetNexus, their team will call you, invite you for an online meeting and show you their lab and how to configure it and work with this solution.

So download the virtual appliance from here , it is supported on most of the Virtual hosts out there (Hyper-V, VMWare鈥)

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Lync 2010 Edge to Lync 2013 Edge Migration


In my last article I wrote about how to Migrate from Lync 2010 to Lync 2013, and configure the legacy Lync 2010 Edge to be used for the new Lync 2013 pool.

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Publishing Lync using UAG 2010


Today I will be writing a guide on how to configure UAG 2010 to publish Lync 2013 URLs. I’m not going to write about how to install UAG, but there is a lot of blog articles that you can use to help you installing UAG which is a straight forward setup.

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Deploy & Configure Lync Edge Server – Part1 Preparation


Lync Edge server is what you need to give your Lync Infrastructure external access, unless you one of those guys or companies that prefer using VPN, Lync Edge is designed to provide the following features:

  • Lync Access for Remote users
  • Connection with Federated companies
  • Connection with Public IM

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