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How to reboot Skype/Lync Servers without breaking the Quorum.

Follow the below recommended way to reboot a server in a skype/Lync pool.

  1. Run the command to check that the Pool Fabric State is healthy as OK and UP.
  2. Get-CsPoolFabricState -PoolFQDN <PoolName> 
  3. Run the command to check the Upgrade Readiness State with
  4. Get-CsPoolUpgradeReadinessState. If the pool is in Ready State and the Front-End shows TRUE on the “IsReadyForUpgrade”
  5. Now stop the services on this server gracefully.

    Stop-CsWindowsService –Graceful

  6. Once service Stopped you can reboot the sever.

    Happy Learning .

    Cheers,

    Satya