Category Archives: Microsoft Lync

Lync Server 2013 CU Install Process

Backups

Export-CsConfiguration -FileName D:\LyncBackups\Config.zip
Export-CsLisConfiguration -FileName D:\LyncBackups\E911Config.zip
Export-CsUserData -PoolFqdn greatlandlync.greatland.com -FileName D:\LyncBackups\ExportedUserData.zip
Copy D:\LyncShare to D:\LyncBackups\LyncShare

Process to install CU
5.0.8308.992 – July 2017 – Latest

CU Installer
Save installer to desktop on LYNCFE1 and LYNCEDGE1
Lync Cumulative Update Installer
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=36820

Upgrade LYNCFE1 – Front-end server

  1. Get-CsPoolUpgradeReadinessState (ignore the insufficientactivefrontends error)
  2. Stop-CsWindowsServices –Graceful
    1. Check all Lync services are stopped – Get-CsWindowsService
  3. Run the Cumulative Server Update Installer
    1. Click Install Updates
  4. Restart Server
    1. All Lync services should be running after reboot, may take a bit to start
    2. Run CU installer again and make sure everything is green

Back-end database updates

  1. Lync Server 2013 Monitoring/Archiving/Persistent Chat databases
    1. Test-CsDatabase –ConfiguredDatabases –SqlServerFqdn DB2.company.com –Verbose

LYNCEDGE1 steps

  1. Stop-CsWindowsService –Graceful
    1. Get-CsWindowsService
  2. Run the Cumulative Server Update Installer
    1. Click Install Updates
  3. Restart Server – Ensure all Lync services come back online after reboot