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SOLVED: Online Meeting Icon Missing from OWA in Exchange Online

8/4/2014
I was recently called upon to help locate the MISSING Online Meeting icon in Outlook Web App when a user mailbox is homed in Exchange Online (Office 365) and the Lync account is located in Lync 2013

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Lync Online / Office 365 Policy Configuration Workshop

7/20/2014
I recently visited a nice sized company (10,000 users give or take) that is deploying Lync Online as part of their Office 365 initiative.  I watched as they negotiated various versions of the Lync

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Deploy Lync 2013 Monitoring Reports to a SQL Server Mirror

4/12/2014
Here is a simple step by step instruction guide for installing the Lync 2013 Reports to a SQL Server Mirror.

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Lync 2013 QoS Configuration Step by Step

2/4/2014
I have put together my personal method for deploying successful QoS to a Lync 2013 network. All the ports and settings are reasonable and real world workloads and are designed for thousands of users.

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Remove Central Management Store Location in Active Directory

1/21/2014
Several months ago, I constructed a Lync 2013 Proof of Concept for a customer of mine.  It was a Lync 2013 Enterprise deployment.  The project was very successful, however it eventually lost out to

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Lync 2013 Hardware Load Balancing vs DNS Load Balancing

11/4/2013
When considering High Availability, the question about whether to use Hardware Load Balancing or DNS Load Balancing (or BOTH! – my personal favorite) always comes up. Here is a list of important

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Lync 2013 Hardware Load Balancing vs DNS Load Balancing

10/31/2013
When considering High Availability, the question about whether to use Hardware Load Balancing or DNS Load Balancing (or BOTH! – my personal favorite) always comes up. Here is a list of important

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Exchange Server 2013 Blank Page Error 15021

10/20/2013
In my normal round of quarterly Windows Updates, I updated my Windows 2012 Server with Exchange Server 2013 on it.  When I ultimately rebooted, Exchange Server seemed to work fine with all services

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Lync Phone Edition with Office 365 Calendar Not Functioning–SOLVED

10/4/2013
I recently deployed a Lync 2013 Enterprise with Enterprise Voice On-Premises connected to Office 365 Exchange Online for Email, Voicemail – the whole Unified Messaging experience.  In all honesty,

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Christian Burke is currently employed by and provides Unified Communications solutions for Microsoft Corporation.  With his primary focus as a Lync Voice Technology Solutions Professional, he is dedicated to designing and building cutting edge Lync infrastructure for clients around the world.  He created this blog to document some of the many processes he has grown familiar with over the past few years.  He knows that blogs, especially for Lync where good documentation is dodgy at best, are a crucial information source for building the perfect Lync system.  So, this blog is his contribution.  Enjoy.
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