Lync Server Centralized Logging Service Agent Service could not be started

Just a quick article to highlight an issue I had recently. Fresh install of Lync Server 2013, updates applied via WSUS (everything was approved) and the latest Lync Server Cumlative Update (September 2014) had been applied. Lync Topology was configured, front end server brought online. Everything looked ok, Topology tab…

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Lync Central Forest Topology with Forefront Identity Manager (FIM)

The idea of this article is to explain what role FIM plays in multiple forest Lync deployments, and how it does it. This is going to be another long article, so shall we get the awkward bit over with, and let me tell you a story of how I first came to know FIM.…

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Love Lync – 26th September 2013

Today was interesting, my first ‘Love Lync Master Class’.. Held in Microsoft’s UK Headquarters in Reading, with around 150+ people attending. Exhibitions (stalls) from AudioCodes, Sonus, Westcon Convergence, Plantronics, Jabra, Sennheiser, and Smart (showing off their entry level “Small” Lync Room System measuring in at 70-inch and an SRP of…

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