Updating a windows profile

The Restore Version is initially blank and will be populated when this process is performed again with another newer update.

When approving a newer update the previously approved version will be moved to the Restore Version field which can then be used to easily roll-back devices to that older version.

Although the 5.0.0 release added the ability to leverage the Device Update service it was not yet possible to actually leverage the feature until a new update was published.

Now that the 5.0.1 maintenance release is available then this and all future releases can be handled natively by the Lync server.

If there were any problems connecting to the device update service on the Lync Server (internally or externally) then this status window would report a connection failure.

To further validate that this device was successfully connected to the update service the server’s device log can be checked for any entries associated with the device.

The entry above shows that the device queried the update service but the server does not have any newer updates currently approved, thus no download information was passed to the device.

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As this example environment does not yet have any device update packages for VVX phones imported into the Lync Server then the phone should report that there is currently no update available.The ) to indicate a newer version, in addition to the last four digits being incremented.As these letter codes come from engineering pre-release builds then whichever package makes it to general availability is the code that is used, so that is why they simply aren’t contiguous (e.g.The experienced Lync administrator can skip to the last section entitled “Lync Pro Guide” for the abbreviated steps.The following table lists Lync-qualified UCS releases which support native device updates and will continue to be updated as future releases are posted online, including links to both Release Notes and the software packages.

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