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    You can use command-line parameters to quick-start Microsoft Lync 2010 or when you need to start Lync 2010 from another application. For example, if a user clicks a phone number in another application, the application can start an instance of Lync 2010 and initiate a call to that number.   Lync...
  • Blog Post: Impact of enabling Unified Messaging for Lync users

    Lync Server Enterprise Voice uses the Exchange UM infrastructure to provide call answering, call notification, voice access (including voice mail), and auto-attendant services. all of the notifications and voicemails are stored on the main mailbox of the user; which can have an impact on the user...
  • Blog Post: Lync 2010 CU2 Server Update

    Product KBs Download Product Update External External Lync 2010 (64bit) Lync_2010_CU 2 2496325 MS download Lync 2010 (32bit) Lync_2010_CU 2 2496325 MS download...
  • Blog Post: List Connections and Users connected to Lync Registrar Pool

    The following script could be copied to %windir%/system32 as connections.ps1 in order to run it from Lync powershell directly. It will list all the number of connectios to the registrar pool; i have added Listing all user aliases connected to Lync within the main Function. #################################################################################################...
  • Blog Post: Guides étape par étape de la série « Déploiement de Test UC15 » des Communications Unifiées

    Introduction et aperçu du Déploiement de Test UC15 Ces guides étape par étape vont vous permettre d'acquérir une expérience pratique avec les nouveaux solutions et technologies des communications unifiées de Microsoft. Vous aurez la chance de passer...
  • Blog Post: Lync 2013 training slides and labs for developers

    Free Slide decks and lab materials designed to train developers on using the development models and APIs associated with Lync 2013, UCMA 4.0, UC Web API, Persistent Chat, and Outlook apps.     Each filename contains a substring "_M n _", where " n " identifies the number...
  • Blog Post: Lync Server 2010 Remote Administration

    [sourcecode language="powershell" padlinenumbers="true"] $session = New-PSSession -ConnectionUri https://lyncse.coex.com/OcsPowershell -Credential (Get-Credential) Import-PSSession -Session $session [/sourcecode]
  • Blog Post: Configure simultaneous ring, delegate-ringing and call-forwarding settings on behalf of a Lync Server 2010 user

    SEFAUtil Abstract: SEFAUtil (secondary extension feature activation) is a command-line tool that enables Microsoft Lync Server 2010 communications software administrators and helpdesk agents to configure delegate-ringing and call-forwarding settings on behalf of a Lync Server 2010 user. The tool also...
  • Blog Post: Lync Server 2010 supports SQL Server 2008 R2 !!

    It has been announced TODAY that SQL Server 2008 R2 is now supported for Lync Server 2010. Finally !!
  • Blog Post: Lync 2010 : Bandwidth Calculator and Capacity Calculator tools

    “ Lync 2010 - Bandwidth Calculator ” has just been published. In addition “ Lync Server 2010 - Capacity Calculator ” which has been published earlier . For those who haven’t noticed, here are 3 other documents that have been recently published on TechNet : 1. Lync...
  • Blog Post: SIP vs H.323

    http://www.tmcnet.com/it/0801/0801radv.htm Various standards organizations have considered signalling for voice and video over IP from different approaches. Two of the primary standards in use today are H.323 and SIP. The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) established H.323 as the first...
  • Blog Post: Lync Custom States for TSPs ;)

    Lync Custom availability states Install The registry to add the TSP states for Lync Regards
  • Blog Post: Lync with Polycom RMX Integration

    This Blog describes the integration between Microsoft Lync and Polycom RMX 2000 Create the Polycom RMX pools Using the configuration in in the below figure, The application Pool video.sipdomain.com can be used as the Match URI for dialing. The two "Device" RMX SIP signaling (FQDN) domains are...
  • Blog Post: Lync Photo

    Microsoft Lync 2010 introduces the use of user photos on the contact card and other places in the user interface. How It Works Lync 2010 can display the photo of the signed-in user from two different sources: 1 •The thumbnailPhoto attribute on the user's object in Active Directory Domain...
  • Blog Post: SIP Response Codes

    1xx—Informational Responses 100 Trying 180 Ringing 181 Call Is Being Forwarded 182 Queued 183 Session Progress 2xx—Successful Responses 200 OK 202 accepted: It Indicates that the request has been understood but actually can't be processed 3xx—Redirection Responses 300 Multiple...
  • Blog Post: Outbound call routing time condition

    In order to create an outbound route policy based on a time condition in order to prevent certain users from making PSTN calls after working hours you need to do them with powershell script and windows task scheduler so the example below shows that i created two voice policies one called "WorkTime...
  • Blog Post: Lync Outbound gateway failover (NET)

    Overview This is a two-part process; in the first part of the process, we use the UXs to point each of them at the same Lync Pool. In the second part, we do the complementary action on the Lync side by specifying both of the UXs as PSTN Gateways using the Lync 2010 Topology Builder and then do the...
  • Blog Post: Lync Internal Ports

    These Ports should be open from Client side to Server Side Required Server Ports (by Server Role) Server role Service name Port Protocol Notes Front End Servers Lync Server Front-End service 5060 TCP ...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Web Scheduler is now available !

    http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=b7d8f948-fa64-4c51-8b54-2223954d1fa4
  • Blog Post: Adopt and Deploy Lync with Device Replacement program- Preserving Customer investments

    Here is another program from Microsoft to help customers adopt and deploy Lync ; Device Replacement . We are partnering with Vology ( http://www.vds.com ) & Cxtec ( http://www.cxtec.com ) to buy/replace/trade-in customers old phones…so we are helping customers preserve their investment...
  • Blog Post: Powershell Script get group members and check for users that are not enabled for lync and enable these users using e-mail address

    #This script get group members and check for users that is not enabled for lync and enable these users using e-mail address (PC to PC not enterprise voice) 01 Import -Module activedirectory 02 Import -Module lync 03 $groupmember...
  • Blog Post: How to configure Lync user private line

    Open the Lync Server Management Shell (Start –> All Programs –> Microsoft Lync Server 2010 –> Lync Server Management Shell) 2. Enter the following PowerShell command [sourcecode language="powershell"] Set-CsUser -Identity “sip:sherift@coex.com” -PrivateLine...
  • Blog Post: VDI & LYNC

    It is doable given the following conditions: Users are LAN users (preferred for Video) Terminal Server is Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (to utilize Remote FX USB Redirection feature only available in SP1) Client is Windows 7 SP1 (for the same reason) XenDesktop with RemoteFX With Lync...
  • Blog Post: Lync Server - Useful Links

    The Lync Server Open Interoperability Program is now available http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/lync/gg131938.aspx Other useful Links: - Hardware Requirements. Link - Bandwidth Table. Link - Lync New features – server side. Link - Lync New features – Client Side. Link...