November 2016 cumulative update 5.0.8308.974 for Lync Server 2013, Conferencing Server

This article describes a cumulative update that improves the reliability, stability, and performance of Microsoft Lync Server 2013, Conferencing Server. The version number of this update is 5.0.8308.974.

How to install the update

To install the cumulative update for Lync Server 2013, Conferencing Server, use one of the following methods.



Method 1: 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.

  2. Run the Cumulative Server Update Installer through the user interface (UI) or at a command prompt.

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

    To run the Cumulative Server Update Installer, run the following command:

    LyncServerUpdateInstaller.exe Note You can use the following parameters with the LyncServerUpdateInstaller.exe command:

    • The /silentmode option; applies all applicable updates in the background.

    • The /silentmode /forcereboot options together; applies all applicable updates in the background. Additionally, this method automatically restarts the server at the end of the installation process if necessary.

    • The /extractall option; extracts the updates from the installer and then saves the updates in a subfolder that's named "Extracted" in the folder from which you ran the command.

After you run the Cumulative Server Update Installer, you must update all the applicable back-end servers. To do this, see how to update the back-end servers.



Method 2: Microsoft Update

The cumulative update is also available from the Microsoft Update website.

Note After you install this cumulative update by using Microsoft Update, you must update the databases on the back-end servers. See how to update the databases on the back-end servers.



Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for installing this cumulative update.

Registry information

To use one of the updates in this package, you don't have to make any changes to the registry.



Update replacement information

This cumulative update replaces the April 2016 cumulative update 5.0.8308.956 for Lync Server 2013, Conferencing Server.



Update package installation information



To apply this cumulative update, run OcsMcu.msp on computers that are running the following server roles:

  • Lync Server 2013 - Standard Edition Server

  • Lync Server 2013 - Enterprise Edition - Front End Server

Restart requirement

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this cumulative update.

The global version of this cumulative update uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the cumulative update. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in the following table. When you view the file information, the date is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

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:

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

File_appshapi.dll

5.0.8308.974

3,198,752

01-Nov-2016

06:08

x64

File_appshcom.dll

5.0.8308.974

358,688

01-Nov-2016

06:08

x64

File_asmcuimp.dll

5.0.8308.956

953,120

28-Apr-2016

05:49

x86

File_avmcuimp.dll

5.0.8308.933

1,211,176

23-Sep-2015

20:24

x86

File_immcusvc.exe

5.0.8308.420

937,056

31-May-2013

12:20

x86

File_interop.appshcom.dll

5.0.8308.956

90,400

28-Apr-2016

05:49

x86

File_interop.rdpqoemetrics.dll

5.0.8308.956

22,816

28-Apr-2016

05:49

x86

File_mpproxy.dll

5.0.8308.920

649,000

06-Jun-2015

04:27

x86

File_mpserviceimp.dll

5.0.8308.920

716,584

06-Jun-2015

04:27

x86


References

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