Updating a windows profile

13 Jan

This article is a brief update to the process previously documented for Lync Server 2010.In Lync Server 2013 the Device Update service is unchanged and the steps shown in that article are still applicable, so why the need for a new post on this subject?How can a device which cannot register to the server download an update from the server when it needs to first register to be provided the device update server information?This might mean that the device would instead need to be connected to and registered to Lync 2010 server first, then updated to CU7 or higher, no? There is one alternative which would allow any previous version of Lync Phone Edition to download an update package directly from a Lync 2013 server without even the ability to first successfully register to it.The device will then automatically perform a DNS query for the hostname for each domain name which may have been passed via those DHCP options.Typically the certificate issued to the Lync Front End server is from an internal private Certificate Authority, which unfortunately means the device cannot automatically download the update without intervention.Microsoft continues to release semi-quarterly Cumulative Updates of firmware for the various LPE models.In the round of releases in December 2012 and January 2013 (aka CU7) official support for Lync Server 2013 was added, as well dropping the ‘2010’ from the previous name of .

Windows, Mobility), the (LPE) client was not updated in the same manner.

Traffic from the phone to the Lync server at this point will stop for a period of time as the connection cannot be established.

Check the System Information menu on the phone to validate this failure by verifying that the Last Update Status code is reported as as covered in this troubleshooting article.

In these cases it will still be required to update Tanjay device in a two-step process to get to a supported version.

The oldest tested version which could successfully register to a Lync 2013 server is 3.5.6907.187.