Microsoft Lync Install Error “Prerequisite installation failed: Wmf2008R2”
Nov17

Microsoft Lync Install Error “Prerequisite installation failed: Wmf2008R2”

KB ID 0000513 Dtd 27/09/11 Problem Seen Installing Lync Server 2010 on Windows Server 2008 R2, during the "Setup or Remove Lync Server Components" phase of the Deployment Wizard. Error: Prerequisite installation failed: Wmf2008R2 Details Type: PreInstallFailed Solution Thankfully this is a know problem and Microsoft has addressed it with KB 2522454 1. Drop to command line and issue the following command:...

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Install and Configure Microsoft Lync 2010
Nov17

Install and Configure Microsoft Lync 2010

KB ID 0000522 Problem A few weeks ago my boss asked me to take a look at Microsoft Lync. Because he was interested in the Lync Client (formally Microsoft Communicator) for instant messaging. Decent info is a bit thin on the net, and I don’t have the patience to read stupidly long PDF files. So to redress the balance I thought I would publish my findings below. Solution Note: The following procedure is carried out on Server 2008...

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Microsoft Lync – Active directory operation failed on “Servername”. You cannot retry this operation: “Insufficient access rights to perform the operation”
Nov17

Microsoft Lync – Active directory operation failed on “Servername”. You cannot retry this operation: “Insufficient access rights to perform the operation”

KB ID 0000518 Dtd 03/10/11 Problem Seen while trying to enable a user (who is an administrator) On Microsoft Lync. Error: Active directory operation failed on "Servername". You cannot retry this operation: "Insufficient access rights to perform the operation" Solution I’m more used to seeing this problem on Exchange server to be honest, it happens because of a system called the AdminSDHolder. Which defines...

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Lync 2010 – ‘The address book is preparing to synchronize. Search results might not be current’
Nov17

Lync 2010 – ‘The address book is preparing to synchronize. Search results might not be current’

KB ID 0000529 Dtd 14/11/11 Problem Saw this on a brand new installation on my test bench, I left it overnight and the problem still did not resolve. Solution 1. On the Lync 2010 Server launch the "Lync Server Management Shell" and execute the following command: Update-CsAddressBook 2. Go and have a cup of coffee, then come back and check in the event logs, you should see, Event 21005 (Sync has Started), 21010 (Sync has...

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