Author Archives: chrisbardon

SOLVED-485 Ambiguous on routing calls to a UCMA application via the PSTN

I ran into an issue today where I was trying to send a call from Skype for Business (which I’ll continue to refer to as Lync here because it’s shorter) to an application via the PSTN.  The telephony setup is … Continue reading

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Revisiting RemoteFX USB redirection for a Lync development on a local HyperV system

A while back (2 years ago now), I wrote a follow up post about building a standalone Lync system on a laptop using HyperV, and at the end had everything working except for remoteFX USB redirection.  Time passed, and I … Continue reading

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Tools, runtimes, and versions-what works, and what doesn’t

I already wrote about UCMA 3 applications and Lync 2013, and working on that post got me thinking about what configurations (supported or not) will actually work.  As a disclaimer for all of this, these results are based on some … Continue reading

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How to provision a UCMA application against Lync-Automatic vs Manual

No matter what type of UCMA application you want to write, one of the first things you’ll need to do is set up your environment to work with the Lync server.  No matter what, this involves configuring a machine certificate, … Continue reading

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UCMA 3.0 applications and Lync 2013 RTM

Now that Lync 2013 is RTM, UCMA developers are left with a difficult choice.  Do you upgrade your existing apps to UCMA 4.0, or stick with 3.0?  The simplest answer to this question is-do you plan on supporting Lync 2010 … Continue reading

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Lync 2013 RTM and Diagnostics-the disappearing OCSLogger

The RTM version of Lync 2013 has been available for a while now, but one of the things that you might notice when you come to it from 2010 is that the logging tool (OCSLogger.exe) is not installed on the … Continue reading

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Building a standalone Lync Server part 2-Windows 8, HyperV, and a domain joined laptop

Earlier this year, I wrote a post about creating a HyperV laptop to run an isolated Lync instance on using Windows Server 2008 R2.  Now that Windows 8 is out though, I wanted to do the same thing for my … Continue reading

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