Lync Server

Push IMs To All Clients

I have a mobile client, a web client and a desktop client and I regularly lose instant messages because the Lync server routes them to the last logged in client instead of all clients. Or more accurately Lync offers the IM to all signed in devices to be received. If the IM is not received within a period of time, Lync defaults to accepting it on the last active endpoint. In practice what happens is you do something... more »

(@randychapman)

Lync Client

Consult then transfer to in PC client

Lync phone edition has an option to Consult then transfer to. The Attendant has a button for this as well, as well as the ability to hit CTRL+L to achieve the same thing. Microsoft decided to leave this button out of the Lync PC client. It was in the OCS client but not in Lync. I know callers can merge calls using "Current conversation", but a Consult then transfer to button would be so much easier.

Lync Server

Federate with non-outlook skype accounts

Please allow federation with non-outlook enabled Skype accounts. Until federation works with every type of Skype login its a feature we cannot expose to our users do to this type of conversation: "Please explain to your colleague they have to use a microsoft account when they sign in. No, no, they're not getting a new name, its the same Skype contact name, your friend just needs to sign in differently. On second thought,... more »

Lync Server

Federate with non-outlook skype accounts

Please allow federation with non-outlook enabled Skype accounts. Until federation works with every type of Skype login its a feature we cannot expose to our users do to this type of conversation: "Please explain to your colleague they have to use a microsoft account when they sign in. No, no, they're not getting a new name, its the same Skype contact name, your friend just needs to sign in differently. On second thought,... more »