Doug Deitterick's Blog

Information about Microsoft Lync, OCS, and Exchange UM.

September, 2009

  • How to Verify if Schema Prep Completed Successfully

    Update 11/26/12 - Updated Lync Server 2013 schema version for RTM. Update 7/19/12 - Added Lync Server 2013 schema version. Update 10/6/10 - Added Lync Server 2010 schema version. Verifying that SchemaPrep completed successfully before turning back...
  • Configure the Domains that User Replicator Searches

    Update 6/19/12 - Updated post with cmdlet for Lync Server 2010. A common issue that occurs in a multi-domain forest, is that most of the time, not all of your domains contain users that are going to be SIP-enabled. Unfortunately, when User Replicator...
  • Live Meeting 2007 Group Policy Template

    I get asked a lot if there's an .adm template for Live Meeting and where to download it. You can download it here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/948741 . It's actually a KB article that used to track interest in the template, so feel free to download...
  • Installing IIS Role Services for OCS 2007 R2

    UPDATE 7/28/10 - I added the ServerManagerCmd commands to make it easier to install the IIS role services for front-end and CWA servers. This question comes up a lot, especially when installing on Windows 2008...What IIS role services do I need to...
  • Office Communicator Call Button Integration Support

    Background Microsoft headsets and webcams currently launch Windows Live Messenger when the Call button is pressed. The goal of the Call Button Integration Support Update is to enable a Group Policy setting that will change that will launch Microsoft...
  • Error when Configuring Delegated Setup

    I had a customer run across this issue recently. When trying to use LCSCmd to configure delegated setup, you would get the following error: LCSCmd.exe /Domain[:<domain FQDN>] /Action:CreateDelegation /Delegation:SetupAdmin /TrusteeGroup:<name...