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Updates for Lync Server 2013
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This article lists the available updates for Microsoft Lync Server 2013 and specifies the applicability of the updates for each server role.
Updates that are released for Lync Server 2013
To install updates for Lync Server 2013, you must perform the following steps.
Step 1: Install the cumulative updatesImportant To maintain a functional Lync Server 2013 Enterprise Edition pool, you must make sure that you have the appropriate number of Lync Server 2013 Front End Servers running. Please see the "Planning for the Management of Front End Pools" section of the following TechNet topic to determine the maximum number of servers to which you can apply the cumulative update and still maintain a functional pool.
Topologies and Components for Front End Servers, Instant Messaging, and PresenceThe Cumulative Server Update Installer applies all updates for the appropriate server role in one operation. To use the Cumulative Server Update Installer, follow these steps.
Note If User Account Control (UAC) is turned on, you must start the Cumulative Server Update Installer by using elevated permissions to make sure that all updates are installed correctly.
Step 2: Apply the back end database updatesAfter you install the update for the Core Components server role on a Lync Server 2013 Enterprise Edition front end server or on a Lync Server 2013 Standard Edition server, the updated SQL database files are dropped to the machine that has the Core Components server role installed. To apply the database changes, you have to run the applicable cmdlets below.
Note The -Update parameter is not required when you run the Install-CsDatabase cmdlet to update the Lync Server 2013 databases.
Lync Server 2013 Standard Edition
Install-CsDatabase -ConfiguredDatabases -SqlServerFqdn SE.FQDN -VerboseNote You must run the cmdlet on the Lync Server 2013 Standard Edition server.
Lync Server 2013 Enterprise EditionYou must perform several configuration operations, depending on the kind of Lync Server 2013 Enterprise Edition back end servers that you are using.
Note Lync Server 2013 Enterprise Edition back end servers can be deployed in different configurations to include both non-mirrored and mirrored Enterprise Edition back end servers. The following steps are applicable to either a non-mirrored or mirrored Lync Server 2013 Enterprise Edition back-end server.
Install-CsDatabase -CentralManagementDatabase -SqlServerFqdn CMS.FQDN -SqlInstanceName DBInstanceName -VerboseNote In a coexistence environment that contains both Lync Server 2010 and Lync Server 2013 in which the Central Management Service is located on a Lync Server 2010 pool do not run the ‘Install-CsDatabase –CentralManagementDatabase’ cmdlet. If you later move the Central Management Service to a Lync Server 2013 pool you will then need to run the ‘Install-CsDatabase –CentralManagementDatabase’ cmdlet to apply the changes.
Note If you have configured resiliency pairing for the Enterprise Pool or Standard Edition server where the Central Management Store is hosted, you must upgrade the CentralManagementDatabase on both the primary and backup Enterprise Pools or Standard Edition servers.
Step 3: Enable the Mobility serviceTo enable the Mobility service, run the following cmdlet:
Step 4: Enable the Unified Communications Web APITo enable the Unified Communications Web API (UCWA), you must run the Bootstrapper.exe tool again on any Lync Server 2013 Director, Standard Edition server, Enterprise Edition front end servers, and Edge servers on which the Web Components are installed and updated. The command to run the tool is as follows:
"%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Lync Server 2013\Deployment\Bootstrapper.exe"
List of server roles and the updates that apply to them
Lync Server 2013 - Standard Edition server
Lync Server 2013 - Enterprise Edition - front end server and back end server
Lync Server 2013 - Edge server
Lync Server 2013 - Standalone Mediation server
Lync Server 2013 - Director server
Lync Server 2013 - Persistent Chat Front End server
Lync Server 2013 - Administration Tools