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Skype for Business Client Update while using Lync Server

Patch Tuesday has now pushed the Skype for Business client as an update: Skype for Business 2015 desktop client (lyncmso) http://support.microsoft.com/KB/2889923 Skype for Business 2015 desktop client (lynclochelp) http://support.microsoft.com/KB/2889853 If your organisation is running Lync Server 2013 (or 2010) upon first launch of the Skype for Business client your users will be presented with this: Googling for that specific message was fruitless, however I did come across the following article: http://blogs.technet.com/b/scottstu/archive/2015/04/13/controlling-the-client-experience-with-skype-for-business.aspx Which links to this powerpoint: http://blogs.technet.com/cfs-filesystemfile.ashx/__key/telligent-evolution-components-attachments/01-6310-00-00-03-64-79-08/Controlling-the-Client-Experience-with-Skype-for-Business_5F00_v1.2.pptx Which details the client experience for various server versions: Here is the information for Lync Server 2013: As you can see 2 things are required before deploying the client update: Install at a minimum server build 5.0.8308.857 (December 2014) https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2809243 Set-CsClientPolicy -EnableSkypeUI $true

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