Lost data when Lync Server 2013 directories move to Skype for Business

Applies to: Lync Server 2013Skype for Business 2015


Data is lost when you use Microsoft Lync 2013 Management Shell to move conference directories from a Lync 2013 pool to a Skype for Business pool.


To resolve this problem, install Lync Server 2013 Cumulative Update 5 Hotfix 9 (build 5.0.8308.887). This cumulative update contains a hotfix to prevent conference directory moves that are made by using Lync Server 2013 Management Shell if the destination is a Skype for Business Server pool.

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To work around this problem, administrators must use the Skype for Business Management Shell to move conference directories from Lync 2013 pools to Skype for Business pools.