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Description of the cumulative update 5.0.8308.291 for Lync Server 2013: February 2013

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This article describes the cumulative update for Microsoft Lync Server 2013 that is dated February 2013. The version number of this update is 5.0.8308.291.

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Issues that this update package fixes

The cumulative update fixes the following issues:
  • 2785194 Address Book Web Query service fails when you set the "UseNormalizationRules" parameter to "False" in Lync Server 2013
  • 2798145 Changes are not updated in the ABS databases for a user whose distinguished name is changed in AD DS in a Lync Server 2013 environment
  • 2798150 Error message when you try to assign a location policy to a cloud-based user in an on-premises Lync Server 2013 and Lync Online hybrid deployment

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More Information

Microsoft Download Center

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

Method 1: Cumulative 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. To do this, go to the following Microsoft Download Center website:
    Download Download the update package now.
  2. Run the Cumulative Server Update Installer by using the user interface (UI) or by using a command line.

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

    To run the Cumulative Server Update Installer, run the following command together with the appropriate switches for your situation:

    LyncServerUpdateInstaller.exe [/silentmode [/forcereboot]] | [/extractall]
    • The /silentmode /forcerebootswitch applies all applicable updates in the background. Additionally, the switch automatically restarts the server at the end of the installation process if this is necessary.
    • The /extractall switch extracts the updates from the installer and saves the updates in a subfolder that is named "Extracted." The subfolder is in the folder in which you ran the command.
After you run the Cumulative Server Update Installer, you must update all the applicable back-end servers. For more information about how to do this, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2809243 Updates for Lync Server 2013

Method 2: Microsoft Update

The update is also available from the Microsoft Update website.

Note After you install this update by using Microsoft Update, you must update the databases on the back-end servers. For more information about how to do this, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2809243 Updates for Lync Server 2013


There are no prerequisites for installing this cumulative update.

Registry information

To use one of the cumulative updates in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

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

Update package installation information

To apply this cumulative update, run LyncServerUpdateInstaller.exe on computers that are running the following server roles:
  • Lync Server 2013 - Standard Edition Server
  • Lync Server 2013 - Enterprise Edition - Front End Server
  • Lync Server 2013 - Edge Server

Removal information

To remove this cumulative update, use the Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel.

When you install the update, insert the source CD or provide the path where the source files can be found if you are prompted to do this.
File information
This cumulative update may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This cumulative update contains only the files that you must have to correct the issues that are listed in this article.

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 nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
File_inboundroutingteamscript.xmlNot Applicable19,31223-Jan-1316:08Not Applicable
File_routing.amNot Applicable19,53323-Jan-1316:08Not Applicable
File_rtcmrdrv.infNot Applicable4,55923-Jan-1316:09Not Applicable
File_rtc_registrar_1_to_2.sqlNot Applicable97,23318-Feb-1313:11Not Applicable
File_rtc_registrar_2_to_1.sqlNot Applicable96,19818-Feb-1313:11Not Applicable

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For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
For more information about the latest updates for Lync Server 2013, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2809243 Updates for Lync Server 2013

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Article ID : 2781547
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Created on : 1/7/2017
Published on : 9/4/2013
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