Microsoft released a KB article describing issues with the Web Components Server on Lync Server 2013 after installing the latest security update.
It affects the following:
•Users can’t sign in to your dial-in page.
•Lync Mobile clients can’t sign in.
•External clients can’t sign in.
•Address book web queries fail.
•Users are prompted for credentials for some web services after they sign in internally to Lync desktop clients.
To resolve this problem, uninstall security update 3080353, install the July 2015 cumulative update, and then reinstall security update 3080353.
Source and additional information: Microsoft.
Following the release of the MS15-104 security update, Microsoft released the first CU for Skype for Business Server 2015, as described in KB3061064.
The CU includes the following patches:
- KB 3090687 September 2015 update for Skype for Business Server 2015, Core Components
- KB 3080355 MS15-104: Description of the security update for Skype for Business Server 2015 (Web Components Server): September 8, 2015
- KB 3080352 MS15-104: Description of the security update for Skype for Business Server 2015 (Enterprise Web App): September 8, 2015
- KB 3063353 June 2015 cumulative update 6.0.9319.55 for Skype for Business Server 2015 and Unified Communications Managed API 5.0 Runtime
- KB 3063352 June 2015 cumulative update 6.0.9319.55 for Skype for Business Server 2015, Response Group Service
- KB 3061059 June 2015 cumulative update 6.0.9319.55 for Skype for Business Server 2015 (Front End server and Edge server)
The link to the CU installer and some of the updates is currently broken but the download is available here.
The September 2015 CU for Lync Server 2013 is out, raising the Server version to
The purpose of this update is to address the vulnerabilities described in MS15-104, and it updates the Lync Server 2013 Web Components Server.
Download the update (KB3080353) here.
Download the CU (KB2986072, KB2982389, KB2992965, KB2982390) here.
Microsoft announced the release of the March 2014 Lync App update.
This update brings some cool new features, but I had to force the update through the Windows Store. Eventually, it showed up:
Once installed, the first thing you can see is the change in the log-in screen. Guest log-in is now below the user log-in:
Once logged in, Lync will tell you it was updated:
The first change you see is the big “Meet Now” button on the left:
As soon as you touch it – it launches a new meeting. Unfortunately, you can’t see the meeting entry info like you do with the Desktop client, but you now have the option to invite people using the people menu:
Control over participants is easier and useful:
One more nice thing is that now you have all the controls at the bottom of the screen:
- Send a private IM to a participant
- View contact cards
- Demote a presenter to an attendee
- Promote an attendee to a presenter
- Invite new participants
- Mute a single participant
- Mute all audience
- Remove a participant from the meeting
- Admit people waiting in the lobby
Read more here and here.
Microsoft released two updates yesterday:
Cumulative update 5.0.8308.577 for Lync Server 2013 (Front End Server and Edge Server): January 2014:
Cumulative update for Lync 2010 Phone Edition for Polycom CX500, Polycom CX600, and Polycom CX3000: January 2014: