Author Archives: chrisbardon

Migrating from Microsoft.bot.teams preview to Microsoft.bot.builder 4.6

Let’s say, for example, that you were building a Teams bot over the summer, and wanted to use all of the latest bot framework 4 stuff.  There were a lot of beta/prerelease versions out there, that have since all been … Continue reading

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Beware onprem DLs-they could delete a cloud group (including Teams)

I’ve run into this a couple of times, and fortunately now there’s a way to fix it.  This is a case of Azure AD sync being a little…aggressive with syncing onprem objects to the cloud.  Say you’d created a Team, … Continue reading

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Moving from SFB to Teams-Contacts from SFB not importing, even when contact store is set to SFB

When I started moving users to TeamsOnly, one of the first pilot users said that their contacts didn’t import from SFB.  Some digging around turned up this blog post, that outlined how to roll back the Unified Contact Store (UCS) … Continue reading

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Moving from SFB online to Teams-fix outbound calling appearing for TeamsOnly users

This was another gotcha as part of the move from SFB online to Teams, and it only happened once (so far), but it’s another reason why moving users via Islands might be the way to go.  This was the scenario: … Continue reading

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Moving from SFB to Teams-Why your guest users can’t chat, and how to fix it

This is a reasonably specific case, but I thought it was kind of interesting.  When we first started piloting Teams we were in Islands, just like everyone else.  At that point people set up Teams, some of which had guest … Continue reading

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Moving from SFB to Teams-If you’re in SFB* consider visiting the Island on the way…

Given the imminent demise of SFB online, I figured it was time to start moving more users over to TeamsOnly.  As with most O365 orgs, we’d been in Islands for a while, but to start moving anyone to Teams, you’re … Continue reading

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Issues moving users back to on-prem telephony from an expired calling plan license

This might be a unique situation, but I wanted to document it somewhere in case anyone else runs into the same issues.  Here’s the scenario: I have an O365 tenant set up with hybrid voice (SFB 2015 Enterprise on prem), … Continue reading

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