) as that information is important when approving any pending updates.
This part is nearly identical to how Lync Phone Edition updates are imported and approved in Lync Server, as documented in this previous article.
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.
(‘3PIP’ is an acronym for Microsoft’s Although the package is now installed on the Lync Server it is not yet available for applicable devices to utilize.
A quick check of the device updates status on the phone at this point would show that there is still no available update.
Initial release with support for Lync Device Update services in both Lync Server 2010 and Lync Server 2013.
Also includes support for the following new features: * Boss/Admin (Shared Line Appearances) – Phase 1 * Better Together Over Ethernet (BTOE) – Phase 1 * Lync Address Book Web Query (ABWQ) * Call Park and Retrieval * Peer-to-Peer Video Calling (Lync 2010 only)Major release including Lync Qualification, hotfixes and the following new features: * Improved Lync Contact Card support with Call to and Transfer to Voicemail * Improved Boss/Admin transferring behavior * PIN Authentication support from web UI * Color Expansion Module support for Lync (previously only available in 4.x firmware)Maintenance release including hotfixes and the following enhancements: * Addressed bandwidth issues seen on some VVX models with CAC * Added new parameters to control various physical and display options Major release including hotfixes and the following new Lync features: * Enhanced BTo E 3.0.0 client with Audio playback support * Centralized Conference Control Protocol (CCCP) support * Exchange Autodiscover Support * Safe Transfer for Boss/Admin scenarios * Music On Hold Updated support for Skype for Business 2015 Server environments * Registration for Skype for Business Online tenants in Office 365 * Improved first time user sign-in experience including Time Zone selection Major release including hotfixes and the following new features: * Skype for Business themed UI for VVX 500/600 models * New Web Sign-In authentication method * Call Transfer UI improvements and support for distribution list expansion * * Updated Sf B User Interface on VVX 4xx, 5xx, 6xx series phone models * Join button available for Skype Meeting created by external parties * Device Lock screen redesigned with various improvements and contact photo support * Multi-Factor Authentication support added for some third parties like Ping Federate and Okta * Web Proxy Auto discovery (WPAD) Support * Support for the SILK audio codec * Hotdesking support for Lync/Sf B Server deployments * Manual network-based BTo E pairing without the need for physical Ethernet uplink In order to successfully download the UCS firmware package from the Lync Server to a VVX phone the device must first be running at least version 126.96.36.19974 which was the first officially released version to support the Lync Device Update service.
The example used in the remainder of this article is a Polycom VVX 410 phone running 188.8.131.5274 firmware, registered externally via an Edge Server to a Lync Server 2013 environment.
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.
Also note the revision that was reported in the entry (e.g.
That cmdlet basically puts the software into a staging area which does nothing until an administrator either approves or cancels the pending update.
The Approved Version is exactly as it sounds: the version of software which the administrator has most recently approved for a given device mode.