• Blog Post: Lync Server 2010 Monitoring and Archiving MSMQ Reliability Enhancements

    This article highlights the ways in which Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Monitoring/Archiving server improves data transmission using Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ). Authors : Weiming Shen, Xu Liu, and Clark Chen Publication date : May 2011 Product version : Lync Server 2010 The Microsoft Lync...
  • Blog Post: Using Lync Server 2010 with a Custom SQL Server Network Configuration

    When deploying Lync Server 2010 in a large organization, you are likely to encounter custom Microsoft SQL Server network configurations, such as running the SQL Server back-end instance on a non-standard static SQL port or the requirement to run with the SQL Server Browser service disabled. This article...
  • Blog Post: Haiku #53

    Your words still linger Long after you have left us. CS Archiving. The author of today's haiku once read that, when Albert Einstein was teaching at Princeton, university officials would come in after each class, take down the blackboard he used, shellac it, and then save it, just in case...
  • Blog Post: Next-Level Topologies for Archiving Server and Monitoring Server

    When designing Lync Server 2010 topologies there are multiple options available for deploying a Monitoring Server and an Archiving Server. Lync Server 2010 server roles, as well as their databases, can be collocated. Collocation improves network efficiency, increases flexibility, and reduces hardware...
  • Blog Post: Troubleshooting Archiving Server

    If you are having problems with Archiving Server, it is recommended that you use the following process to try and troubleshoot these problems. Authors : Weiming Shen, Xu Liu, and Clark Chen Publication date : May 2011 Product version : Lync Server 2010 If you are having problems with Archiving...
  • Blog Post: Deploying Lync – Jump Start Series

    Check out this three-day course on Lync Server 2010 Configuration and Administration, which Brian R. Ricks and Aaron Steele presented to a worldwide audience of over 500 participants. This 18-part series covers all major Lync Server features and configurations, which will help students prepare for the...
  • Blog Post: Troubleshooting Microsoft Message Queuing Issues on Microsoft Lync Server 2010

    Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ) plays an important role in the Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Monitoring/Archiving server infrastructure: in a distributed network environment, MSMQ is used to transmit data from agents located on other servers (such as Front End Servers) to Monitoring/Archiving servers....
  • Blog Post: Haiku #89

    If only I could Recall all the words you wrote. Export archiving. As you probably know, Microsoft Lync Server 2010 enables you to archive all the instant messaging sessions that your users take part in. (Have we talked about that in a previous haiku? Well, now that you mention it, we believe...
  • Blog Post: Haiku #70

    The answers you seek Lie not in your heart. They are In the Lync archive. Today is March 18 th , which, as you probably know, is one of the two most exciting days of the year. After all – what's that? Well, yes, as a matter of fact, March 18 th is the Anniversary of the Oil Expropriation...
  • Blog Post: Updated - PowerShell Script for Retrieving IM from Archiving Database

    Author: Nick Smith Publication date: Setember 2009 Product version: Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Following the release of Office Communications Server 2007 Sasa Juratovic posted a PowerShell script to retrieve user IM conversations form the archiving database. ( http://communicationsserverteam...
  • Blog Post: Lync Server Admin Guide: Managing Archiving

    This article is part of the Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Administration Guide: PowerShell Supplement . Configuring Support for Archiving of Internal and External Communications Change the Global Policy for Archiving of Internal and External Communications To change the global...
  • Blog Post: Haiku #132

    Guess what? There is a Cmdlet for setting your Archiving server. Hello, and welcome to the Lync Server PowerShell Haiku of the Day! You know, we suspect that no one out there will be able to guess where today's haiku is coming from – what's that? Well, yeah, as a matter of fact it is...