August 2014 update for Lync Server 2013 does not install if Core Components is installed

Applies to: Lync Server 2013

Symptoms


The August 2014 Cumulative Update (5.0.8308.738) for Microsoft Lync Server 2013 does not install when you try to apply it in either of the following scenarios:
  • The computer has Lync Server Core Components installed, and it has no other Lync Server components installed.
  • The computer has Lync Server Core Components and Lync Server Administration Tools installed, and it has no other Lync Server components installed.

Resolution


To resolve this problem, install the September 8, 2014 security update for Lync Server 2013.

Update information

Installation information

For the steps to install the update, see the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:

2992965 MS14-055: Description of the security update for Microsoft Lync Server 2013 (Core Components): September 9, 2014

Download Center

To download the update, go to the following Microsoft Download Center website:

Download Download the update package now.

File information

The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time and with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.



More Information


At this time, we recommend that you do not apply the August 2014 Cumulative Update for Lync Server 2013 on a computer in either scenario that's described in the "Symptoms" section.

If you must run any cmdlet that is added or fixed in the August 2014 Cumulative Update, you must run the cmdlet on a server that has other Lync Server bits installed, such as a Front End server. A server that has a server role other than Core Components can be updated successfully by using the August 2014 Cumulative Update for Lync Server 2013.