Erwin Bierens

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Ignite News day 2

Some nice announcements about Skype for Business vNext today. New release of “Skype for Business Server 2019” will available by the end of 2018. Requirements Windows Server 2016 SQL Server 2016 Only enterprise edition will be available. You can run 1, 3,4… up to 16 front end servers. (2 front end servers not). The directors, persistent chat role and the standard edition will be dropped. SBA/SBS don’t change.

Ignite News day 1

So what’s the most interesting news on Ignite 2017 for today (so far), will update this blog! Skype Operations Framework moves into Practical Guidance for Cloud Voice on Fasttrack MyAdvisor will help you with setting up Voice (link) Skype for Business Server will be updated second half of calendar year 2018 Microsoft Teams client will take over Skype for Business Online client Cloud PBX renamed to Phone System PSTN Conferecing renamed to Audio Conferencing Microsoft is also introducing new enhancements to Teams meetings, including audio conferencing (available in preview today)—enabling participants to join a Teams meeting by dialing a telephone number—and interoperability between Teams and Skype for Business, including universal presence, and messaging and calling interoperability.

Public Developer Preview for Microsoft Teams

How to enable Developer Preview To participate in the Public Developer Preview, you need to do the following: Go to your Teams client menu and switch to the preview under Menu → About. _Note: some features available in preview don’t show up correctly for users with the public version of the Teams client_ What do you get? The following features are available in the Public Developer Preview as of August 25, 2017.

Enable External (guest) Access for Microsoft Teams

Microsoft has released Guest Access for Microsoft Teams, but Microsoft Teams guest access is a tenant-level setting and is turned off by default, so i will show you how to turn this on. Turn on Guest Access on tenant level Go to your Admin portal, Settings, Services and Addins and select Microsoft Teams. Or use the link below. https://portal.office.com/adminportal/home#/Settings/ServicesAndAddIns Invite guests to your Team go to your Team you want to share and insert the guest users email address

DNS configuration is preventing you from presenting content

It looks like the file is not automatically updating after DNS changes. Some users will get the following error: You can solve this by deleting the “EndpointConfiguratation.cache” file. Sign out of Skype for Business Click File Exit Open File Explorer Go to “C:/Users//AppData/Local/Microsoft/Office/16.0/Lync/sip_@sipdomain.com” Select File: EndpointConfiguratation.cache and delete it. Launch Skype for Business client and sign in. When you have a older version of Office running change the 16.