This article describes the update for Microsoft Windows PowerShell Module for Lync Online that is dated April, 2014.


This update enables administrators to use Windows PowerShell to manage the Lync Online deployment and Lync Online user accounts. Additionally, the update removes a prerequisite for downloading and installing Microsoft Online Services Sign-In Assistant.

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Known issues

After you install this update, you may experience the issues that are described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) articles:

  • 2955287 Can't use Windows PowerShell Module for Lync Online after you install Lync Server or Lync Server Administrator tools

  • 2955289 Error "Object reference not set to an instance of an object" when you move users to Lync Online

Microsoft Download Center

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Download Download the update package now.
Release Date: April 2014

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.


You have to install Windows PowerShell 3.0 before you install the update.

To download Windows PowerShell 3.0, go to the following Microsoft website:

Download Windows PowerShell 3.0

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this update.

Registry information

To use one of the update packages in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Update package installation information

To apply this update, install LyncOnlinePowerShell.exe on computers that are running the following server roles:

  • Windows 7 64-bit

  • Windows 8 64-bit

  • Windows Server 2008 R2

  • Windows Server 2012

  • Windows Server 2012 R2

Removal information

To remove this cumulative update, use the Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel.

Insert the source CD or provide the path where the source files can be found if you are prompted to do this.


For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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