Nice findings in the article – very relevant for all Lync/S4B installations that includes one or more voice gateways.
I had a very annoying issue lately when an installation of a new gateway resolved in some calls (specifically to US numbers) dropped by the Skype for Business mediation server saying “A call to a PSTN number failed due to non availability of gateways.”
The cause, according to the mediation server, was that “All gateways available for this call are marked as down“, and the resolution, surprisingly, was to “Verify that these gateways are up and can respond to calls.”
It seemed funny, because all other calls were successful, I have not exhausted the available PRI channels I had, the gateway didn’t seem to lose connectivity for a split second and SIP options are accepted and replied to on both ends.
Looking further at the Lync Monitoring Reports, I noticed the following:
Reported by Client
12000; reason=”Routes available for this request but no available gateway…
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