Upgrade Pidgin For Using Microsoft Lync

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Since company has upgrade the IM tools from office communicator into Lync, thus I have to upgrade the pidgin’s plugins for using lynx. Folloing is the tips:

Upgrade SIPE

Sipe is installed via yaourt:

# yaourt -S pidgin-sipe

Configure Pidgin

Edit the existing account via: Edit->Preference->Advanced.
The connection type is auto, the authentication scheme is TLS-DSK.
In the “User Agent”, insert following:

UCCAPI/15.0.4481.1000 OC/15.0.4481.1000

The detailed “User Agent” descriptions could be refered to following links:

Re-enable the account then you can use lync now.