Month: August 2011

Who’s Federating in NZ?

Chances are, if you’ve implemented federation, or are planning on it, the first thing you want to know is “who can I talk to with it”.  That was certainly towards the top of my list anyway.

NOTE: This post has been superceded by a more comprehensive global federation list, available here.

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Lync Federation – Cleaning up discovered SIP domains

If you have enabled Discovery for your Lync Federation services, you may want from time to time to add discovered domains to Federated Domains list to allow you to control their allow/block status.

Rather handily, Microsoft made this really simple to do.

Open the Event Viewer on one of your Edge servers and filter for Event ID 14601. You should find one of these logged every hour. This will contain the following:

Report of discovered partners that the Access Edge Server is currently monitoring.
There are 1 discovered partners, identified by the common name of their certificate.Name:; Domains:

You can use these details to populate the Domain and AccessEdge fields in the Federation Domains section of your Lync Control Panel.


JB / The Daywalker

Ginger IT dude hanging out down in New Zealand, playing with technology since ages ago.

Currently Service Delivery Manager at Silicon Systems, formerly Skype for Business MVP, and generally into all things Microsoft (and a few things that aren’t).

When I’m not nerding out on technology, you can find me running ultramarathons, brewing beer, or in my woodshop building something.

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