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  1. Administratively Publish Groups to Users Contact Lists

    365 Admins should be able to publish contact list groups containing predefined sets of users. For example a group of users in a branch office would be a member of a group and the admin would push that group list to the entire enterprise.

    94 votes
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      5 comments  ·  Manageability - Planning & Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • implement pool failover for ucma applications (and all integrated functionality)

      today pool failover only works for users. all other stuff especially 3rd party contact center or attendant solutions fail in case their home pool becomes unavailable.

      65 votes
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      • 59 votes
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        • make pool failover automatic

          in case a paired pool fails the failover process should start automatically

          56 votes
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          • Skype Easy Move

            It's a huge problem getting people to switch from Skype to Skype for Business. People are using Skype to communicate with external users (clients, distributors, etc.). It's great that Skype for B. can now connect to normal Skype. However, people will just not sit there searching and adding all their Skype contact lists to the new Skype for B., and then wait to be approved by the other side... No one wants to do it. So, every one keeps using their normal Skype account.

            It would be extremely helpful to have an EASY TRANSFER option to transfer your normal Skype…

            37 votes
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            • Screen Shot option should be enabled in Skype for Business.

              Screen Shot option should be enabled in Skype for Business.

              32 votes
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              • Add features for persistant chat! Have similar setup like slack and have channels.

                Our company currently uses Slack and Free Skype. We would like to merge to one tool only. I would like to switch to Skype for Business. The main reason for Slack use is for the channels and having static chat rooms per department. It would be nice to see this type of feature in Skype for Business.

                30 votes
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                • improve windows fabric to address loose of two server at same time

                  Lync 2013/SfB servers in a pool form routing groups of three servers each - if two servers of a single routing group fail at same time the whole routing group become unavailable - even enough servers in a pool still online. this is really hard to understand and explain - in case there are enough servers available for routing group hydration they should become part of routing group automatically and routing group should go online without admin acton (need to run quorum loss recovery now)

                  26 votes
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                  • 16 votes
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                    • Schedule your status

                      Make an option to schedule your status as online according to your working hours.

                      14 votes
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                      • Make an acknowledgement Delivered/Read or Ignore

                        Try to giving an acknowledgement to the sender for the sent message has been Delivered/Read or Ignore by the receiver.

                        13 votes
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                        • Crop system not available on screenshot

                          We were using another system "sametime" before apgrading on that we had crop system while taking any screenshot , i am realiy missing in skype...

                          13 votes
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                          • Support for multi-national corporations

                            Customers want the ability have users in a given region, hit a local datacenter for services. For example a user in North America will experience latency and poor performance if they are required to use services in Europe

                            12 votes
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                            • PIN activation for Lync Phone with Skype for Business Cloud PBX service.

                              Using Polycom CX600 Phones with Skype for Business Cloud PBX is great, but currently only able to activate via USB. this is too cumbersome for a widespread deployment. It would be nice to have a way to utilize DHCP options to enable activation via PIN from the phone (like On-Premise Lync server installations).

                              11 votes
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                              • Allow the option to view old conversations or keep old conversations in chat window.

                                Currently when I close a chat window and then open it back up there is nothing. Its like a brand new conversation. I want the option to be able to see my old conversation within the last week for sure and maybe even the option to view farther back.

                                9 votes
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                                • Would it be possible to be signed in with two separate emails simultaneously?

                                  I would like to be signed in with my department issued email to contact colleagues and my school domain email to contact students.

                                  9 votes
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                                  • Need possibility to invite people form public skype.

                                    Need possibility to invite people form public skype.

                                    9 votes
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                                    • Enable Server Conversation History in Skype for Business Online

                                      Skype for Business Server 2015 allows a user to use Set-CsConversationHistoryConfiguration to allow saving of conversation history on the server. The Office 365 version of Skype for Business does not have this feature.

                                      Relying upon the client to log conversation history does not meet our business requirements, meaning we are unable to launch Skype for Business until we have some manner of conversation logging on the server.

                                      8 votes
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                                      • Skype for Business Server 2015 Federation with Skype

                                        Hello,
                                        recently I opened TechNet Forums post "Skype for Business Server 2015 Federation with Skype" (link: https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/db856f0b-b0ca-4e47-b94b-3198c7570f23/skype-for-business-server-2015-sipproxyeunknownuserorepid?forum=lyncdeploy).
                                        I was suggested to write feedback here.

                                        I experience once I add Skype (consumer) user to my Skype for Business client contacts list (we are using Skype for Business Server 2015), the request arrive about one day later to Skype (consumer) user.
                                        Is it a normal behavior ? Please, could you tell me if federation with Skype (consumer) is really working (any official answer from Microsoft will be appreciated) ?

                                        Thank you

                                        8 votes
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