Skype for Business Online Audio Conferencing – Dial out behavior change

Skype for Business

Microsoft is making some changes to Skype for Business Online Audio Conferencing Dial Out. To best meet our customer’s business needs, Microsoft is adjusting when attendees can add other participants to a Skype for Business meeting via dial out.

How does this affect us?

Till now, meeting guests are able to add Audio Conferencing attendees at any time.

Going forward, the meeting service will require at least one authenticated user from the organizer’s company to be present in the meeting to allow adding another participant via dial-out. Company attendees can be authenticated through the Skype for Business Client.

This new behavior in meeting dial outs will be rolled out in the next coming days.

What do we need to do to prepare for this change?

You don’t need to do anything, but may consider updating your user training, and notifying your helpdesk.

Upgrade Audiocodes OVOC 7.4.328 to 7.6.143

AudioCodes One Voice Operations Center (OVOC) is a voice network management solution that combines management of voice network devices and quality of experience monitoring into a single, intuitive web-based application.


Download the right ISO from the Audiocodes site. Here’s the deeplink (link)

Mount the ISO to the linux system in your Hypervisor.

Login using Putty to the SSH shell with user acems and default password acems.

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Move VMs between ESXi Hosts with SSH

Recently is had some issues with capacity and old server hardware. I created some new ESXi hosts and wanted to move the VMs to the new hosts. Below i will describe how i obtained this:

Setup Access

Start SSH and ESXi Shell on both servers, you can do this from the Web UI, Hosts > Actions > Services

Now create the destination folder (mostly VM name) on the new ESXi host.

You must create the folder on the destination datastore before performing the copy

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