Microsoft Teams Direct Routing & Audiocodes SBCs – Replaces Header

Microsoft have recently announced MC299922, aka “Direct Routing will stop processing SIP requests which have ‘Replaces’ headers”. The timescale is fairly aggressive as from the 3rd January 2022, Microsoft will start updating their platform to reject SIP requests that have ‘Replaces’ headers. Works are expected to be completed by mid-January 2022, and this is going… Continue reading Microsoft Teams Direct Routing & Audiocodes SBCs – Replaces Header

Quick Tip: How to fix camera flickering in Microsoft Teams

For the last 18+ months, there’s been a huge increase in the number of video calls (apparently something to do with a pandemic?). For some people this has caused them a huge amount of frustration if they’re near a source of LED lighting, as it appears on camera as a flicker, this can become even… Continue reading Quick Tip: How to fix camera flickering in Microsoft Teams

Exchange Online: Subscribe Existing Members to Microsoft 365 Group Using PowerShell

Hi, So I recently had a case whereby a user was leveraging Microsoft 365 Groups for Microsoft Teams voicemails, but only some of the users were being emailed. Upon carrying out a message trace and eDiscovery I could confirm that the some users were in fact, not being emailed. With no service issues currently raised… Continue reading Exchange Online: Subscribe Existing Members to Microsoft 365 Group Using PowerShell

Skype for Business Server 2015 CU12 Released – Important Changes & Prerequisite Troubleshooting

Microsoft have released the CU12 cumulative update for Skype for Business Server 2015, and with it, some huge changes. In addition to the usual bug fixing, they’ve also taken the stance that they won’t be investing any further effort into the Skype for Business Online PowerShell module, instead you MUST use the Microsoft Teams PowerShell… Continue reading Skype for Business Server 2015 CU12 Released – Important Changes & Prerequisite Troubleshooting

Fix: AzureAD/Teams – Unable to Update SIPProxyAddress

I had an interesting issue over the past week that stumped Microsoft Support for a while. A customer of mine had created a user but accidentally left a trailing space after their UPN. When the user had synchronised to AzureAD with this attribute and their Microsoft 365 licensing had deployed, this created a SIPProxyAddress with… Continue reading Fix: AzureAD/Teams – Unable to Update SIPProxyAddress

Microsoft Skype for Business Online’s Retirement is this Month! What to do?

So, you’ve been living under a rock, or you’ve just been busy with everything else, it doesn’t matter, if you’re either using Skype for Business Online exclusively or in a hybrid state with Lync Server/Skype for Business Server, you need to take action this month. Within this blog post we’ll be looking at the Skype… Continue reading Microsoft Skype for Business Online’s Retirement is this Month! What to do?

Vodcast Appearance: Nexus Bitesize – Backing up Microsoft Teams & The Release of Veeam Backup for Office 365 v5

Just a quick blog update today. I was recently asked to appear in a Nexus Bitesize vodcast to talk about Microsoft Teams and Office 365 data protection in general, it was a great opportunity to highlight Veeam’s latest release of their Veeam Backup for Office 365 v5 product. To check out the Bitesize go to… Continue reading Vodcast Appearance: Nexus Bitesize – Backing up Microsoft Teams & The Release of Veeam Backup for Office 365 v5