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Skype for Business Cloud Connector Version 1.4.2 Release

Very important information's about the actual release of CCE Version 1.4.2
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/sfbhybridvoice/2017/03/20/skype-for-business-cloud-connector-version-1-4-2-release/


Important Support Changes:
Starting with CCE 1.4.2 we will be a little more prescriptive on updates and SLAs:
When we release version N (1.4.2 in this case) there is a 60 day window within which version N-1 (the prior released version, 1.4.1) will also be supported against the SLA commitment. After 60 days only version N is supported against the SLA commitment.

Improvements:a lot of new certificate based commands are included and all issues are now fixed!
Target: Define the certificate target, either EdgeServer or MediationServer.
Set-CcExternalCertificateFilePath -Path <Path to Edge PFX Cerfiticate> -Target EdgeServer
Set the path to the certificate that has private key which the script will import and assign to the external interface of the Edge server during deployment.Set-CcExternalCert…

Rename a Skype for Business Server (Front end or others)

Rename a Skype for Business Server (Front end or others)
The procedure is explained in simple step's. I had this a couple of times, not only why a customer wanted to change the name. Its the same if you made a typo ;)

Today a came across with an double task to do. Upgrading a SBS from Lync 2013 to Skype for Business. This ahs put me into a dilemma of the chicken egg problem.
Should I do an in-place upgrade first or a rename or or or?
The answer to me was straight forward. Since the servers to be reinstalled, I decided removing the SBA entirely and do a re-deployment with SfB. Since it was an SBS, equal with an Front End server, please make sure there are no user hosted or anything else.

Renaming Process:Remove Skype for Business server from topologyPublish topology.Run Skype for Business Server Deployment Wizard local setup on server to remove Lync components (or run the bootstrapper)Uninstall SQL Server. Front-ends have LyncLocal and RTCLocal instances. Remove both, rebooting between…

Polycom Group 30x, 500 and 700 support Office 365 Skype for Business Online

Polycom Group 30x, 500 and 700 support Office 365 Skype for Business Online. You need to upgrade the Software Version to V.6.0.1 and you are good to go.
Polycom Group Release Note 6.0.1

Skype for Business Cumulative Update List (10.03.2017)

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It is now the 7th Update
(some may say it's CU 7, but it is only called the 7th update, the correct name is: CU4HF1)


Note:
Windows 2016 Server is not supported for Skype for Business Server 2015 yet.



Version Cumulative Update KB Article 6.0.9319.277 February 2017: CU4 HF1 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3207506 6.0.9319.272 November 2016: CU4 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3199093 6.0.9319.259 June 2016: CU3 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3149227 6.0.9319.235 March 2016: CU2 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3134260 6.0.9319.102 November 2015: CU1 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3097645 6.0.9319.88 September 2015: RTM HF2