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Skype for Business Server Front-End Service is not starting

Check if you have proper connectivity to the backend database.

Check SQL server specified in the Topology is functional.

Try starting the CSPool using Skype for Business Server Management Shell.

Start-CsPool frontendpool.testexchange.biz (If things are ok – It will start of)


You can get clue if there is any issues – like below .


Verify these groups have “Public” Permission on SQL Servers. If its a Always ON cluster . make sure it exist on both of them.



Worst Case – Try do a full reset on CSPoolRegistrarState . Note : Do it only for Fresh deployments. As it requires a DB rebuild.

Reset-CsPoolRegistrarState -PoolFqdn frontendpool.testexchange.biz -ResetType Fullreset


Satheshwaran Manoharan
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Award-winning Technology Leader with a wealth of experience running large teams and diversified industry exposure in cloud computing. From shipping lines to rolling stocks.In-depth expertise in driving cloud adoption strategies and modernizing systems to cloud native. Specialized in Microsoft Cloud, DevOps, and Microsoft 365 Stack and conducted numerous successful projects worldwide. Also, Acting as a Technical Advisor for various start-ups.

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