How HTTP is Utilized in Lync Server

December 30, 2012 by · 17 Comments 

Nearly all communications between Lync clients and the Lync Server web services are maintained over port 443, yet there are a few instances when HTTP traffic over Port 80 is utilized.  Thus depending on the scenario if any traffic over this port is not allowed to or from the server then some functionality may be […]

Lync 2013 Web Conferencing Upload Limit

December 20, 2012 by · 5 Comments 

This article shows how to customize the file size limit for items uploaded to Lync 2013 web conferences by attendees connected using either a Windows Lync client or Lync Web App. Lync Client Any Lync clients which connect to a multi-party conference hosted on a Lync 2013 Front End server will only be allowed to […]

Polycom Qualified Lync Phones with PIN Authentication

December 17, 2012 by · 27 Comments 

Polycom has just released an update to the UCS firmware for VVX 500 and VVX 600 phones which includes additional functionality for Lync 2010 interoperability.  On top of the features already provided in the previous Lync Qualified release the ability to support PIN Authentication is now available on these two phone models. In order to […]

Lync 2013 Client Autodiscover

December 1, 2012 by · 84 Comments 

A recent NextHop article explains in some detail the fact that the new Windows Store Lync client only supports the newer Lync Autodiscovery method for locating a Lync registrar to sign-in to the environment. This article shows how to verify and test the automatic sign-in behavior of various Lync clients in an environment by showing […]