Moving Skype for business users to teams only mode.

Darryl 256 Reputation points
2021-01-15T11:23:31.217+00:00

Hi,

I'm trying to migrate users to Teams only mode for our on premise Skype for Business. We're still on CU4 which is why the -teamsonly parameter isn't available. Is there another way to PowerShell moving users to Teams only mode?
I have the PowerShell to migrate users from on premise S4B to S4B online, and can use the Teams Admin center to manually change users to Teams only but I'd like to script it if possible

Thanks

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  1. Darryl 256 Reputation points
    2021-01-18T11:39:40.38+00:00

    Hi,

    Thanks for the reply, my problem was that the -MoveToTeam parameter wasn't supported in my version of SkypeForBusiness so I wanted another way of doing it. I found another PowerShell command - Grant-CsTeamsUpgradePolicy -Identity $user -PolicyName UpgradeToTeams - that seems to work fine. so I'll stick with that

    I ran this from a remote ps-session.

    $sfbsession=New-CsOnlineSession -Credential get-credential
    Import-PSSession $sfbsession -AllowClobber
    
    Grant-CsTeamsUpgradePolicy -Identity $user -PolicyName UpgradeToTeams 
    
    Remove-PSSession $sfbsession
    

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  1. Sharon Zhao-MSFT 25,061 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2021-01-18T03:08:39.227+00:00

    @Darryl ,

    The following cmdlet sequence can be used to move a user to TeamsOnly and assumes the Microsoft 365 or Office 365 credential is a separate account and supplied as input for the Get-Credential prompt.

    $cred=Get-Credential  
    $url="https://admin1a.online.lync.com/HostedMigration/hostedmigrationService.svc"  
    Move-CsUser -Identity username@contoso.com -Target sipfed.online.lync.com -MoveToTeams -Credential $cred -HostedMigrationOverrideUrl $url  
    

    For more details, please refer to this article.


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