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View user PIN information in Skype for Business Server 2015

Skype for Business Server 2015
 

Topic Last Modified: 2015-08-17

Summary: View user PIN information in Skype for Business Server 2015.

To join a dial-in conference as an authenticated user, a Skype for Business Server 2015 user with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) credentials requires a personal identification number (PIN). You can view a user’s PIN information from Skype for Business Server Control Panel.

noteNote:
You can view PIN status information such as whether the PIN has been set or when the PIN was last changed, but you cannot see the current PIN by looking at the PIN status. If a user has lost their PIN, you can reset it by following the procedures in Set a user's dial-in conferencing PIN in Skype for Business Server 2015

  1. From a user account that is assigned to the CsUserAdministrator role or the CsAdministrator role, log on to any computer in your internal deployment.

  2. Open a browser window, and then enter the Admin URL to open the Skype for Business Server Control Panel. For details about the different methods you can use to start Skype for Business Server Control Panel, see Open Skype for Business Server 2015 administrative tools.

  3. In the left navigation bar, click Users.

  4. Use one of the following methods to locate a user:

    • In the Search users box, type all or the first portion of the display name, first name, last name, Security Accounts Manager (SAM) account name, SIP address, or line Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) of the user account, and then click Find.

    • If you have a saved query, click the Open query icon, use the Open dialog box to retrieve the query (a .usf file), and then click Find.

  5. (Optional) Specify additional search criteria to narrow the results:

    1. Click Add Filter.

    2. Enter the user property by typing it or by clicking the arrow in the drop-down list to select the property.

    3. In the Equal to drop-down list, click the operator (for example, Equal to or Not equal to).

    4. Depending on the user property you selected, enter the criteria that you want to use to filter the search results by typing it or by clicking the arrow in the drop-down list.

      tipTip:
      To add additional search clauses to your query, click Add Filter.
    5. Click Find.

    noteNote:
    If the PIN is locked, you must unlock the PIN before you can set it. To unlock the PIN, click the user, click Action, and then click Unlock PIN.
  6. Click a user in the search results, click Action, and then click View PIN status.

You can view user PIN information by using the Get-CsClientPinInfo cmdlet. This cmdlet can be run either from the Skype for Business Server Management Shell or from a remote session of Windows PowerShell. For details about using remote Windows PowerShell to connect to Skype for Business Server, see the blog article "Quick Start: Managing Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Using Remote PowerShell". The process is the same in Skype for Business Server.

  • To view PIN information for a user, type a command similar to the following in the Skype for Business Server Management Shell and then press ENTER:

    Get-CsClientPinInfo -Identity "Ken Myer"
    

    That will return information similar to this:

    Identity          : sip:kenmyer@litwareinc.com
    IsPinSet          : False
    IsLockedOut       : False
    LastPinChangeTime : 9/25/2012 1:35:03 PM
    PinExpirationTime :
    

For more information, see the help topic for the Get-CsConferenceDisclaimer cmdlet.

 
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