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Information about Skype for Business, Lync, OCS, and Exchange UM.

June, 2009

  • OCS 2007 R2 Updates Released - June 2009

    You'll want to pay special attention to these if you are running the evaluation version of OCS 2007 R2 or Communicator 2007 R2. You can read more about it here: http://communicationsserverteam.com/archive/2009/06/10/523.aspx and here: http:/...
  • Tanjay Unable to Update after Rolling Back to R1 Code

    I ran across this issue awhile back. I had a Tanjay running version 1.0.522.101. I updated it to the R2 software, version 3.5.6907.0. I then logged into the phone with a user homed on an R1 pool. Because I had the R1 Update Server deployed, the phone...
  • Issue when trying to Remotely Manage OCS 2007 R2 on Windows 2008

    I've seen the following trip up a couple people when trying to manage an OCS 2007 R2 server installed on Windows 2008 remotely. The solution is simple. You need to allow Remote Administration in the Windows Firewall on your OCS 2007 R2 servers...
  • How to Move OCS Enterprise SQL Database to another Server

    The first step is to stop all of the OCS services on all of the servers in the pool. Next you will want to backup the existing databases (rtc, rtcconfig, and rtcdyn). Open SQL Management Studio and connect to the instance that holds the OCS databases...
  • OCS 2007 R2 and Windows 2008 Domain Controllers

    Burried on page 329 of the OCS 2007 R2 Planning Guide is this important note about Windows 2008 Domain Controllers: Windows Server 2008 Support Office Communications Server 2007 R2 supports Windows Server 2008, both for servers running Office...