October 2014 Cumulative Update 5.0.8308.831 for Lync Server 2013 (Front End Server and Edge Server)

Applies to: Lync Server 2013

This article describes the Microsoft Lync Server 2013 (Front End Server and Edge Server) issues that are fixed in the cumulative update that is dated October 2014. The version number of this update is 5.0.8308.831.

Issues that the Cumulative Update resolves


The cumulative update resolves the following issues:
  • 3003346 Cannot see presence status or send instant messages when OWA is integrated with Lync Server 2013 instant messaging
  • 3003347 User cannot dial out to a PSTN number as a guest in an online meeting in a Lync Server 2013 environment
  • 3003357 Error "400 Bad Request" when a user whose display name contains double quotation mark calls a PSTN number in Lync 2013

Additionally, the cumulative update resolves the issues that are previously listed in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles:
  • 2987510 September 2014 Cumulative Update 5.0.8308.815 for Lync Server 2013 (Front End Server and Edge Server)
  • 2937310 August 2014 Cumulative Update 5.0.8308.738 for Lync Server 2013 (Front End Server and Edge Server)
  • 2905048 Description of the cumulative update 5.0.8308.577 for Lync Server 2013 (Front End Server and Edge Server): January 2014
  • 2881684 Description of the cumulative update 5.0.8308.556 for Lync Server 2013 (Front End Server and Edge Server) : October 2013
  • 2819565 Description of the cumulative update 5.0.8308.420 for Lync Server 2013: July 2013
  • 2781547 Description of the cumulative update 5.0.8308.291 for Lync Server 2013: February 2013

How to install the update


To install the cumulative update for Lync Server 2013, 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 user interface (UI) or by using a command line.

    Note When you click Install Updates, the UI indicates which updates are installed.

    To run the Cumulative Server Update Installer, run the following command:
    LyncServerUpdateInstaller.exe 
    Notes The following text describes parameters that you can use together 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. Additionally, the switch 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." The subfolder is 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 replacement information

This cumulative update replaces the following cumulative update:
2987510 September 2014 Cumulative Update 5.0.8308.815 for Lync Server 2013 (Front End Server and Edge Server)

Update package installation information

To apply this cumulative update, run Server.msp on computers that are running the following server role:
  • Lync Server 2013 - Standard Edition Server
  • Lync Server 2013 - Enterprise Edition - Front End Server
  • Lync Server 2013 - Edge Server

Removal information

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

When you install the update, insert the source CD or provide the path where the source files can be found if you are prompted to do this.

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