This article describes the cumulative update for Microsoft Lync Server 2013, Unified Communications Managed API 4.0 Runtime that is dated October 2013. The version number of this update is 5.0.8308.556.
The cumulative update improves the reliability, stability, and performance of Lync Server 2013, Unified Communications Managed API 4.0 Runtime.
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To install the cumulative update for Lync Server 2013, Unified Communications Managed API 4.0 Runtime, 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.
Run the Cumulative Server Update Installer by using the UI or by using a command line.
Note When you click Install Updates the UI provides a clear indication of which updates are installed.
To run the Installer, run the following command:
Notes You can use the following parameters 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, and then it 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" in the folder from which you ran the command.
After you run the Lync 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:
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:
There are no prerequisites for installing this cumulative update.
To use one of the cumulative updates in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.
Update replacement information
This cumulative update replaces the following cumulative update:
2835437 Description of the cumulative update 5.0.8308.420 for Lync Server 2013, Unified Communications Managed API 4.0 Runtime: July 2013
Update package installation information
To apply this cumulative update, install the UcmaRuntime.msp package on computers that are running the following server roles:
Lync Server 2013 - Standard Edition Server
Lync Server 2013 - Enterprise Edition Front End Server
Lync Server 2013 - Edge Server
Lync Server 2013 - Standalone Mediation Server
Lync Server 2013 - Director Server
Lync Server 2013 - Persistent Chat Server
You may have to restart the computer after you apply this cumulative update.
This cumulative update may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This cumulative update contains only the files that you must have to correct the issues that are listed in this article.
After the cumulative update is installed, the global version of this cumulative update has the file attributes, or a later version of the file attributes, that are listed in the following table:
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: