In This Document We Will Learn to install The Skype For Business Debugging Tool (Snooper).

(Below are the download links which required in installation of snooper.)

Skype for Business Server 2015, Debugging Tools

Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015


To Install snooper tool on your Machine Please Follow the Following Steps.

Step 1: Download the Skype for Business Debugging Tool from the Below Link.

Step 2:
Click on Run

Step 3:
When We Click on Run It Should Start the Installation Wizard and That Wizard Will Check If Your Machine Have The Updated Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 x64 Redistributable If Not Than It Will Prompt you to Update So Click on OK and Cencle the instalation Wizard.

Step 4:Now Open Control Panel.

Step 5: Select the View Type Category And select the Uninstall a program. 


Step 6: Check If There Is Any Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable (x86) And (x64)Is Present if Yes
than Uninstall that.

Step 7:
 Now open Web Browser visit to the URL Below To Download The Updated Version of Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015 And click on Download.




Step 8: When We Click on Download It Will Ask For Version So Choose x64bit And  Select Next.

Step 9: Once downloaded Double click on the Downloaded file vc_redist.x64.exe 

Step 10: 
As C++ Redistributable is Installed On Your Machine Now Try to Download the Skype for Business Debugging Tool from the Below Link again.

Step 11: Click on Run

Step 12: This Time As We Updated the C++ Redistributable x64 This Will Continut to Install Without Any error So Now Click on Next.


Step 13: When We Click on Next It will Redirect Us to EULA ( End-User License Agreement) 


Step 14: Now You Get An Option To Decide Where You want to Install the Snooper Tool.
By default The Path is C:\Program Files\Skype for Business Server 2015\ (if You dont Want to Change the Defaukt Path Than Just selelt Next)


Step 15: Now Almost every Thing Is Done Just Click On Install 

Step 16: Once Instalation is Done Than Click on finish


Step 17:
 Now we Will locate the Snooper File Open C:\ And Than Selet Program Files



Step 18: Inside Program Files You Will Get Skype for Business Server 2015 Folder Open That 


Step 19: Inside Skype for Business Server 2015 Folder you will get Debugging Tools Folder Open that.


Step 20: Inside Debugging Tools Folder We Will Get the Snooper.exe File 


Step 21:(opetional) As We Got The Snooper.exe Installed On Our machine i Suggest You If You Want you can create the Desctop Shoutcut For this.  


Step 22: From Step 22 onwards We Are Making snooper tool to open the UCCAPI log By Default.

For That reason Open Run Dilog BoxAnd Type %localappdata%


Step 23: When We open local App data Select Mocrosoft Foler

Step 24: Inside Microsoft Folder We Will Get Office Folder.



Step 25: Inside Office Folder We Will Get 16.0 Folder.




Step 26: Inside 16.0 Folder We Will Get lync Folder.

Step 27: Inside Lync Folder We Will Get Tracing Folder.




Step 28: Inside Tracing Folder We Will Get UCCAPILog file Folder Right Click on that File And Selct Choose Another App.



Than Select Look For Another App on this PC select Always use This App to open .UCCAPILOG files and selet OK




Step 29: now When ever We select The UCCAPILOg File  It Will Open The Snooper Directly

Step 30: when ever You want to read The Log Than Double Click On UCCAPIlog And click On Message And Read It And Enjoy