Anonymous meeting join fails if the meeting organizer is disabled for federation in Skype for Business 2016

Applies to: Skype for Business 2016

Symptoms


When you join a meeting from a different organization that's federated with your organization through a meeting link in Microsoft Skype for Business 2016, you can't join the meeting anonymously, and you receive a 403 forbidden error together with a 1034 diagnostic message. This occurs if the meeting organizer is disabled for external connection (federation).

Resolution


To fix this issue, install the November 7, 2017, update (KB4011238) for Skype for Business 2016.