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

Symptoms

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.

Resolution

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.

For more information, click the following link to go to the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

3051956 May 2015 Cumulative Update 5.0.8308.887 for Lync Server 2013 Unified Communications Managed API 4.0 Runtime

Workaround

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.

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