Doug Deitterick's Blog

Information about Microsoft Lync, OCS, and Exchange UM.

October, 2009

  • Issues with Group Chat File Upload

    I ran into a couple of issues getting the file upload feature to work in Group Chat. I followed all of the documentation found on TechNet ( http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd441213(office.13).aspx ), which unfortunately leaves out some important...
  • LCS Services Fail to Start After Running the Global Settings Migration Tool

    I ran into this problem recently. I was doing a migration from LCS 2005 SP1 to OCS 2007 R2 and as part of the R2 prep we were moving the global settings to the Configuration Partition. We followed the steps outlined in this TechNet article ( http://technet...
  • Do NOT Apply KB974571 to LCS/OCS Servers

    Update - Please see the "Known issues that affect this security update" section in KB974571 ( http://support.microsoft.com/kb/974571/ ) for information on resolving this issue. <Removed rest of post, as the above KB article contains all relevant...
  • XMPP Gateway Released

    Overview The eXtensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) Gateway for Office Communications Server allows Office Communications Server users to communicate with users who use an XMPP-based IM and presence provider such as Google Talk and Jabber...
  • Changes to PIC Licensing

    From the PressPass announcement: Microsoft is changing its public instant messaging connectivity (PIC) license requirements for Office Communications Server connectivity to the Windows Live and AOL public IM networks. Now, customers with Office...