Provisioning Lync federation with Skype.

Lync2013If you want your Lync users to be able to federate with Microsoft and Skype you will need to go to and request a new service. Login with the live account that has permissions to access your Microsoft Licenses through the Microsoft licensing portal.

Enter your Licensing type and  License Agreement number.

Add you Lync Edge serve Access name ( and all domains that are handled by this edge server ( …

Wait for the emails from LCSprovisioningsupport, one when your request are entered and one when provisioning has been completed. Usually no more than 2-3 hours.

Also remember to enable federation with messenger/skype in the Lync Control Panel og Lync Management Shell.

Outlook contact phone number will not display in Lync client.

Lync2013There have been some issues where phone numbers in Outlook does not show in Lync 2013 Client. After some time we discovered that this was because of a Lync/Office update.  Yesterday Microsoft releast August update for Lync 2013 Client, this includes a fix for this issue. The updated version is 15.0.4641.1000

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