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Plan for remote call control in Skype for Business 2015

 

Topic Last Modified: 2016-03-07

Remote call control was a feature in previous versions of Lync Server which enabled users to control their PBX phones with Lync Server. In Skype for Business Server, this feature has been replaced with Call Via Work. In the client versions for Skype for Business Server 2015 and going forward, remote call control is no longer available to configure in the client and has been removed for use.

Remote call control users in your organization who are homed on Front End Servers running Lync Server can continue to use remote call control, even if they are using a Skype for Business client. However, for any users homed on Skype for Business Server, remote call control is not supported. See the following table for server/client combinations and whether they can support remote call control or Call via Work.

 

  Skype for Business 2015 Client With Skype UI enabled Skype for Business 2015 Client With Lync UI enabled Skype for Business 2016 Client Lync 2013 Client Lync 2010 Client

Skype for Business Server 2015

Call via Work

-1

Call via Work

-1

-1

Lync Server 2013

Remote Call Control

Remote Call Control

-1

Remote Call Control

Remote Call Control

Lync Server 2010

Remote Call Control

Remote Call Control

-1

Remote Call Control

Remote Call Control

1. Neither feature is supported.

For more information, see Remote Call Control in the Lync Server 2013 documentation.

 
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