Does the "Network Quality" settings in a Group Series have any affect on a Skype video call through a codec?
Far end Skype users (PC client) are experiencing poor video quality issues when near end codec is sending content (text based PowerPoint). Codec camera quality is good though. Adjusting the network quality settings in the codec doesn't seem to make a difference in improving content quality.
I wonder if Skype/Microsoft is handling the quality behind the scenes and there is no control of that?
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Are you sharing content aka could this be RDP instead of VBSS?
Please ensure to provide some feedback if this reply has helped you so other users can profit from your experience.
Here is a little more information on the codecs experiencing the quality issue:
- Software: 6.1.7
- Hardware: Group Series 310
- Licenses: Skype for Business Interoperabilty
- Environment: Office365 Cloud
In the "Content Sharing" settings, "Microsoft Desktop Sharing" is set to "Disable". Should RDP or VBSS be enabled for better quality?
you should use VBSS. Why? Here´s a good explanation:
You haven't mentioned what bitrate you are making the call at. This would have a big impact on video quality when sharing content.
"Preffered speed for placed calls" is set to 3072.
Call statistics is showing"Call Speed" is at 1920
and "Content TX - Rate Used" is varying significantly between 10 and 1100, but often around 600.
Jeff Schertz's blog has a statement about the "Network Quality" settings, in the comment section:
"Most of these can simply be left at the default values. Some are irrelevant with SfB registration, others do impact behaviors but not always as expected either. The various admin guides and release notes cover some details but Ido plan to touch on a few of these in future articles as applicable."
If this is so, which are the settings that can impact an SfB call?