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Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Resource Kit: Enhanced Presence
The Enhanced Presence chapter of the upcoming Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Resource Kit book provides information about the enhanced presence service, which relays presence information between two communication entities in Microsoft Lync Server 2010 communications software. This chapter is being developed...
6 Jul 2011
Configuring a Broadvox SIP Trunk in Communications Server 2007 R2
Using the integrated voice features in Communications Server 2007 R2 for external telephone calls adds efficiency and call controls when using Office Communicator. However, enabling Enterprise Voice within Communications Server 2007 R2 can be a daunting task. Using a SIP trunk by Broadvox and the following...
23 Feb 2010
Moving the Lync Server 2010 Monitoring Databases to a New SQL Server Instance
The Microsoft Lync Server 2010, Monitoring Server adds the Lync Server QoE Monitoring Service and the Lync Server Call Detail Recording service to your deployment. These services and the associated databases, QoEMetrics and LcsCdr, provide critical data about performance and compliance—data you...
22 Jun 2011
Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Resource Kit: Troubleshooting Basics
Troubleshooting can be one of the most challenging tasks that an administrator, systems engineer, or other information technology professional can undertake. The key to troubleshooting is an in-depth understanding of how something is supposed to work. This chapter discusses the basics of troubleshooting...
16 May 2011
Simulating Lync Server 2010 Call Admission Control in a Lab Environment
Call admission control (CAC), also known as bandwidth management, is a new feature in Microsoft Lync Server 2010 that protects the network against oversubscription from servers running Lync Server 2010 and clients running Microsoft Lync 2010. After CAC policy is configured by the administrator, only...
28 Mar 2011
Support for Microsoft Lync 2010 and Communicator 2007
If you need the latest support information on Lync 2010, bookmark this page: Support for Microsoft Lync 2010 and Communicator 2007 . Here you will find latest resources and support solutions for Microsoft Lync 2010, Microsoft Server Lync 2010, Communicator 2007 R2, Communicator 2007, Communicator 2005...
20 Dec 2011
Survivable Branch Appliance in Lync Server 2010: A Practical Guide
The Survivable Branch Appliance is a purpose-built appliance to increase voice resiliency in branch-office scenarios. Built by Microsoft UC partners, this appliance is a blade server that is running Windows Server 2008 R2 and the Microsoft Lync Server 2010 communications software Registrar service and...
29 Nov 2010
News: Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Response Group Service Fails After Applying July 2010 Cumulative Updates
Due to recent discoveries in the July 2010 Cumulative Update for Office Communications Server 2007 R2 , it is necessary to remove this update from the download site until it can be patched. The primary concern is an issue with the Response Group Service. When the cumulative update is applied, changes...
2 Sep 2010
Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Resource Kit Tool: Snooper
Snooper is a multipurpose debugging tool for Microsoft Lync Server 2010 communications software. Snooper parses server and client trace log files and makes protocol (for example, SIP and HTTP) messages and traces easier to read. It can also read call details and stored procedure execution reports...
17 Jan 2011
Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Resource Kit: Instant Messaging
The Instant Messaging chapter of the upcoming Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Resource Kit book provides details about how SIP is used for instant messaging (IM) in a Lync Server 2010 deployment. This chapter is being developed. It describes collaboration scenarios that use IM and details the internal processes...
13 Jul 2011
Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Resource Kit: Response Group Application
The Response Group Application chapter of the upcoming Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Resource Kit book provides a detailed description of the Response Group application in Microsoft Lync Server 2010 communications software. First introduced in Microsoft Office Communication Server 2007 R2, Lync Server...
10 Feb 2011
Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Tool: Adoption Reporting
Abstract: The Adoption Reporting Tool enables administrators to more easily measure both usage and adoption of Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 in their enterprise. You can download this tool from the Download Center. Author: Sasa Juratovic Publication date: October 2010 Product...
18 Oct 2010
Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Tool: Address Book Service Configuration Tool
The Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Resource Kit tool, Address Book Service Configuration Tool, provides Active Directory Domain Services attribute changes and Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) configuration updates to the Address Book Service (ABS) settings. This tool can be used...
14 Mar 2011
Remote Conferencing with Lync Web App with Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 Reverse Proxy: Part 1
Microsoft Lync Web App is the new Microsoft browser-based client solution for the Microsoft Lync Server 2010 communication software instant messaging and conferencing features. The Lync Web App client can provide remote user access to internally hosted Lync Server 2010 conferences. This is done by using...
21 Feb 2011
Update: Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Protocol Workloads Poster
The Microsoft Lync Server 2010 communications software protocol workloads poster shows the protocols that are used by each workload in Lync Server 2010, describing relationships, dependencies, the servers that initiate connections, and certificate requirements. This poster provides a snapshot of the...
6 Jun 2012
Protecting the Edge Server Against DoS and Password Brute-Force Attacks in Lync Server 2010
Companies that allow employees to remotely sign in to Microsoft Lync Server 2010 communications software from the Internet can be susceptible to denial-of-service (DoS) and brute-force attacks. Both types of attacks involve guessing users' passwords or locking out user accounts when too many incorrect...
11 Apr 2011
Lync 2010, Exchange 2010, SharePoint 2010, and Office 2010 Integration: Part 1
This is part one of a two-part article that describes the many features of Microsoft Lync 2010 communications software that are available to the users of Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft SharePoint 2010, and Microsoft Exchange 2010. Lync 2010 has now become part of these products through its ability...
26 Apr 2011
Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Tool: OCS IM Archive Viewer
Customers sometimes ask how they can see archived instant messages after deploying the Microsoft Office Communication Server 2007 R2, Archiving Server. In response, we’ve developed a new tool called OCS IM Archive Viewer. Although there are some tools (recommended by support engineers at Microsoft...
8 Jun 2011
Specifying the SQL Instance when Creating an Enterprise Pool
Author: Mitch Duncan Publication date: November 2009 Product version: Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Enterprise Edition When running Office Communications Server Setup to create an Enterprise pool, the Create Enterprise Pool Wizard requires a SQL Server instance as shown...
31 Aug 2010
Configure a ThinkTel SIP Trunk
If you're looking for a solution that enables you to connect your Office Communications Server infrastructure to the PSTN, you will want to consider configuring a SIP Trunk. A SIP trunk configuration is a great way to go if you don't already have an IP/PBX. Author : Rui Maximo , Mike Wood (ThinkTel...
9 Mar 2010
Move the Lync Server 2010 Archiving Service Database (LcsLog) to a new Instance of SQL Server
The Microsoft Lync Server 2010 communications software, Archiving Server adds the Lync Server 2010 Archiving service to your deployment. This service and its associated database, LcsLog, store and provision compliance—data for instant messaging that you don’t want to lose. One way to help...
18 Jul 2011
Set Up an Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Federation Clearinghouse
This article provides some guidance about how to set up a Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 federation clearinghouse deployment. The goal of the clearinghouse is to simplify Public IM Connectivity (PIC) (such as AOL, The Microsoft Network (MSN), and Yahoo) with existing on-premise Office...
12 Jul 2010
Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Resource Kit Tool: ErrorLogReplayer
For organizations that are subject to compliance regulations, the ErrorLogReplayer tool helps ensure that archiving and call detail recording (CDR) messages that failed to insert into the Archiving or CDR database are inserted into these databases. Administrators can use this tool to make sure all messages...
20 Dec 2010
Direct SIP: Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.1
If you're looking for an introduction about how to configure Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM) version 6.1.2 with Office Communications Server 2007 R2, this article will help you. The proper way to connect and interoperate the two products is to set up a Direct SIP connection in Office Communications...
10 Dec 2009
Update: Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Resource Kit: Enterprise Voice
We are pleased to announce a major update to this previously released Resource Kit chapter. We have added eight pages of new information on Call Admission Control (CAC). You can download this and other Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Resource Kit chapters from the Download Center . Author: Andreas Strebel...
9 Aug 2011
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