Today, Microsoft announced long awaited updates to Lync Phone Edition (LPE). These are the first updates to LPE after the release of Lync Server 2013, and now include music on hold on the device.
Also worth noting is that no longer is a version (2010 or 2013) attached to these updates – they’re now just “Lync Phone Edition” in that they work with both Lync 2010 and Lync 2013.
During the Lync Phone Edition roll out phase of a recent Lync Server 2010 deployment, we came across some problems configuring the organisation’s Infoblox DHCP appliances to work with the DHCP options required for Lync Phone Edition (LPE).
Doug Deitterick’s sensational blog post on this was a great starting point and enabled us to get most of the configuration sorted, but we still found that LPE wasn’t picking up the DHCP Options required. Continue reading