September 2014 Cumulative Update 5.0.8308.815 for Lync Server 2013, Unified Communications Managed API 4.0 Runtime

This article describes the cumulative update that improves the reliability, stability, and performance of Microsoft Lync Server 2013, Unified Communications Managed API 4.0 Runtime. The version number of this update is 5.0.8308.815. Check out theĀ Known issues that may occur after you install this update.

How to install the update

To install the cumulative update for Lync Server 2013, Unified Communications Managed API 4.0 Runtime, use one of the following methods.

Method 1: Cumulative Server Update Installer

The 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.

  1. Download the Cumulative Server Update Installer. To do this, go to the following Microsoft Download Center website:
    Download Download the update package now.

  2. Run the Cumulative Server Update Installer by using the UI or by using a command line.

    Note When you click Install Updates, the UI provides a clear indication of which updates are installed.

    To run the Installer, run the following command:

    LyncServerUpdateInstaller.exe Note You can use the following parameters with the LyncServerUpdateInstaller.exe command:

    • The /silentmode switch applies all applicable updates in the background.

    • The /silentmode /forcereboot switch applies all applicable updates in the background, and then it automatically restarts the server at the end of the installation process if this is necessary.

    • The /extractall switch extracts the updates from the installer, and saves the updates in a subfolder that is named "Extracted" in the folder from which you ran the command.

After you run the Lync Server Update Installer, you must update all the applicable back-end servers. For more information about how to do this, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

2809243 Updates for Lync Server 2013

Method 2: Microsoft Update

The cumulative update is also available from the Microsoft Update website.

Note After you install this cumulative update by using Microsoft Update, you must update the databases on the back-end servers. For more information about how to do this, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

2809243 Updates for Lync Server 2013

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for installing this cumulative update.

Registry information

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

Update replacement information

This cumulative update replaces the following cumulative update:

2937311 August 2014 Cumulative Update 5.0.8308.738 for Lync Server 2013, Unified Communications Managed API 4.0 Runtime

Update package installation information



To apply this cumulative update, install the UcmaRuntime.msp package on computers that are running the following server roles:

  • Lync Server 2013 - Standard Edition Server

  • Lync Server 2013 - Enterprise Edition Front End Server

  • Lync Server 2013 - Edge Server

  • Lync Server 2013 - Stand-Alone Mediation Server

  • Lync Server 2013 - Director Server

  • Lync Server 2013 - Persistent Chat Server

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this cumulative update.


After you install this cumulative update, you may experience an issue that is described here.

SymptomsAfter you install this cumulative update on a system that is running Microsoft Lync Server 2013, you find that the Central Logging Service is not listening on designated ports. This means the Central Logging Service does not start or capture data. When this issue occurs, an exception error message that resembles the following is logged in the event log:

CauseThis issue may occur because you install this cumulative update on Lync Server 2013 before you install the August Update of Lync Server 2013.

Workaround

To work around this issue, you must follow one of these methods based on your scenarios:

Scenario 1

If you do not have August 2014 Cumulative Update 5.0.8308.738 installed, install the following OCSCore.msp from the August 2014 Cumulative Update 5.0.8308.738, and then install this September 2014 Cumulative Update 5.0.8308.815.
Download Download the OCSCore.msp update package now.

Scenario 2

If you have already installed this September 2014 Cumulative Update 5.0.8308.815 without first installing August 2014 Cumulative Update 5.0.8308.738, you must uninstall this September 2014 Cumulative Update, and then follow the instructions in Scenario 1.

The global version of this cumulative update uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the cumulative update. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in the following table. When you view the file information, the date is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

After the cumulative update is installed, the global version of this cumulative update has the file attributes, or a later version of the file attributes, that are listed in the following table:

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

File_default_tmx

Not Applicable

1,168,998

06-Sep-2014

11:11

Not Applicable

File_gac_collaboration_dll

5.0.8308.815

6,000,904

06-Sep-2014

11:47

x86

File_gac_internal_media_dll

5.0.8308.726

7,913,008

06-Jun-2014

6:08

x64

File_gac_rtmpal_dll

5.0.8308.420

585,816

31-May-2013

12:07

x64

File_gac_sipeps_dll

5.0.8308.420

1,799,256

31-May-2013

12:06

x64


References

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 For more information about the latest updates for Lync Server 2013, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

2809243 Updates for Lync Server 2013

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