Skype for Business Autodiscover & Authentication–Revisited

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It has been a while since my last “Simple Understanding” article, so as the year getting to an end, I decided to address a topic that is already address before in many great blog articles, but hay… you know me, it is important to me that my followers and readers can have everything they look for in my blog as well as I’m addressing this topic, and as I always do with my simple understanding series, I will be using non-technical words as much as I can, easy to understand phrases and explanation and of course videos shows the flow under the hood, so let’s get cracking 🙂

In this article I will revisit the Autodiscover and Authentication process of the Skype for business clients. Will start with explaining how SkypeFB client locate the frontend, then moving forward will explain the Authentication process, this will be very handy for you when troubleshooting.

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Configuring Skype For Business Hybrid- step by step guide

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I decided to write a step by step guide in configuring Skype for business hybrid scenario, I noticed that the Office 365 guide can be confusing.

before we start I’m assuming the following

  1. You already have a functional internal Skype for Business infrastructure especially in regard to the external functionalities and Open Federation
  2. You have installed, configured and synchronizing your Active directory (ADFS & DirSync)
  3. Added and verified your Domain with your Office 365 tenant
  4. have Global administrator permissions on Office 365
  5. Installed Skype for Business Online  Windows PowerShell Module

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The Complete Skype for Business / Exchange 2016 integration Guide – Part I

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I have been working on this article for a while now I wanted to make another complete how-to guide about integrating Skype for Business with the new Exchange 2016 server where you will find a simple step by step on how to integrate both platforms in every way possible.

This article will assume you already have a running Skype for Business & Exchange 2016 infrastructures and working without errors or problems, I will not go into how to install Exchange or Skype for business server, there is a lot of good articles and videos out there for that.

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