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Latest news and views of Office 365 and anything Lync and Exchange related.

March, 2009

  • How to test external Exchange connectivity

    This is the second tool I wanted to comment on… Wonderful tool for troublshooting. https://www.TestExchangeConnectivity.com Further details can be found here: http://msexchangeteam.com/archive/2009/03/25/450908.aspx The Exchange Server Remote Connectivity...
  • Migrating Anti-Spam settings

    Technorati Tags: Exchange 2007 , Anti-Spam Here’s the first of two Exchange tools you may or may not be aware of. This one is specifically useful if you have “ Exchange2007AntiSpamMigration .exe is a tool that helps administrators to migrate anti-spam...
  • Protecting OCS R2 with Forefront

    Technorati Tags: OCS R2 Take a look here as Forefront for OCS R2 has been released: http://www.microsoft.com/forefront/serversecurity/ocs/en/us/default.aspx
  • OCS R2 Tip of the day #5 : Audio Dial-In Conferencing (Part 3)

    Have you ever wondered what this link does “ Join using a Web Browser ” when you receive a OCS R2 Audio Conf Call invite..? How to join an OCS Conf call when your phone and laptop don’t work..! Or want your customers to join Upon receipt of a Audio Conf...
  • OCS R2 Tip of the day #4 : Audio Dial-In Conferencing (Part 2)

    The TotD are obviously working as I am getting a phenomenal response of: “ I didn’t know it did that..! ” but more importantly, discussions about what is not quite right to feedback to the PG. Any thoughts, queries concerns then please chuck them over...
  • OCS R2 Tip of the day #3 : Audio Dial-In Conferencing (Part 1)

    Audio Dial-In Conferencing (Part 1) Outlook Add-In click this button: You will then see a new calendar request appear with your dial-in details as per point # 1 – it will look like the following. (The conference ID should not change each time you schedule...
  • OCS R2 Tip of the day #2 : Communicator Voice Settings

    Q+A from TotD #1 Q1) Does Desktop Sharing work with customers \ externally..? A1) Yes this works across OCS Federation (R2 only) and when you are sat in Costa Coffee without a VPN to Corp Communicator Voice Settings One thing you will notice is that there...
  • OCS R2 Tip of the day #1 : Communicator Desktop Sharing

    Communicator Desktop Sharing The biggest single complaint to the PG was the fact that end users had to escalate to the Live Meeting console to share desktops – This functionality has now been added into the Communicator Client. Click the following button...
  • How much bandwidth is required for OCS..?

    This is probably the most useful little tool for OCS I have come across in a while. http://www.unifysquare.com/blog/post/OCS-2007-Bandwidth-Calculator.aspx
  • Useful OCS R2 Links

    I have just had to compile a list of key useful on-line resources on Office Communications Server R2 for a customer after an EBC today…. No doubt others will find this useful: www.microsoft.com/ocs Microsoft Unified Communications Open Interoperability...