Description of the cumulative update 5.0.8308.291 for Lync Server 2013, Mediation Server: February 2013

Summary

This article describes the cumulative update for Microsoft Lync Server 2013, Mediation Server that is dated February, 2013. The version number of this update is 5.0.8308.291.

Introduction

The cumulative update improves the reliability, stability, and performance of Lync Server 2013, Mediation Server.

More Information

Microsoft Download Center

To install the cumulative update for Lync Server 2013, Mediation Server, 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 The UI provides a clear indication of which updates are installed when you click Install Updates.

    To run the Installer, run the following command, together with the appropriate switches for your situation:

    LyncServerUpdateInstaller.exe [/silentmode [/forcereboot]] | [/extractall]
    Notes
    • The /silentmode /forcerebootswitch applies all applicable updates in the background, and then automatically restarts the server at the end of the installation process if it is necessary.
    • The /extractall switch extracts the updates from the installer, and then saves the updates in a subfolder that is named "Extracted" in the folder in which you ran the command.
After you run the Cumulative 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 update is also available from the Microsoft Update website.

Note After you install this 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 cumulative updates in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this cumulative update.

Update package installation information

To apply this update package, install the MediationServer.msp package on computers in your network that are running the following platform:
  • Lync Server 2013 - Mediation Server

Removal information

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

You may be prompted for restart after you uninstall the update for Lync Server 2013, Mediation Server.

Sometimes, when you try to uninstall the update package, you are prompted for the source CD. If this behavior occurs, insert the source CD, or provide the path where the source files can be found.
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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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Article ID: 2796554 - Last Review: Sep 4, 2013 - Revision: 1

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