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My name is Kevin Peters.

Lync Users Group giving away a trip to the Microsoft Ignite Conference

Hello Everyone, If you haven’t seen it yet, the Lync Users Group is giving away a trip to the Microsoft Ignite Conference.  Make your way over to http://LyncUG.com and get registered! Advertisements

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Lync Backup Service Related Cmdlets Fail

While working on a Lync Server 2013 deployment I ran into an issue with the commands related to the Lync Backup Service: Invoke-CsBackupServiceSync Get-CsBackupServiceStatus When I ran them I would receive the following error You don’t have required permission to … Continue reading

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Deploying Lync 2013 – Part 2

Today we’ll pick up where we left off in Part 1.  The focus for this part of the article is to add a second Lync Standard Edition Pool for disaster recovery purposes. When we finish the environment, will have two … Continue reading

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OCSGUY QuickUI Updated for Lync 2013 on Server 2012

Hi All, I’ve updated the OCSGuy QuickUI to install pre-req’s for Lync 2013 Front Ends on Server 2012.  You can download from the scripts center or here: http://bit.ly/o5w0h2 Enjoy!! (Remember if you borrow the code it is polite to give … Continue reading

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Welcome to Lync 2013 – Part 1

As I’ve done with Lync 2010 and OCS 2007 R2 I’ve decided to write an article on how to deploy Lync 2013.  Like in previous years this will be a multi-part post, this being part 1.  However; unlike the previous … Continue reading

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Stare and Compare Utility

While working with a customer I found the need to regularly compare different client, voice and conferencing policies.  This meant a lot of time spent staring at 2 policies to see what was different.  Since I didn’t feel staring at … Continue reading

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Lync Phone Edition: Connection to Microsoft Exchange is unavailable

Today I’d like to talk about certificates and a problem that seems to be becoming more and more common with Lync Phone Edition.  The problem is that Lync Phone Edition devices that are tethered receive the message “Connection to Microsoft … Continue reading

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