• Blog Post: Lync 2010 Best Practices Analyzer Rules Updated

    Today the Lync Team is excited to announce an update to the Lync Server 2010 Best Practices Analyzer rules. Author: Puja Gomber Publication date: February 2013 Product version: Lync Server 2010 Lync Server 2010 Best Practices Analyzer rules have been updated. The following are among the new...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Releases Support Guidance for Lync 2010 on Windows 8 Clients and Lync Server 2010 on Windows Server 2012

    This Microsoft Support article describes the supportability for Microsoft Lync 2010 clients on Windows 8 client systems and for Microsoft Lync Server 2010 server roles on Windows Server 2012. Be advised, the following scenarios are currently not supported on a Windows Server 2012 operating system: ...
  • Blog Post: Cumulative Update for Lync 2013: July 2013

    Microsoft Support has released a cumulative update for Lync 2013, which includes the Two-factor Authentication feature, as well as new functionality for the Lync 2013 Desktop Client. Author : Tim Rich, Microsoft Technical Writer Publication date : July 29, 2013 Product version : Lync 2013 ...
  • Blog Post: Lync Server Federation with Microsoft.com: Root Certificate Change

    On June 8th, 2013, for Office Communications Server and Lync federation with Microsoft.com, Microsoft will replace the root certificate on the federation edge server from a GTE CyberTrust root to a Baltimore root. By that date, any SIP domain federated with Microsoft must have the respective edge...
  • Blog Post: Action Needed: Lync Online Certificate Update

    As part of an ongoing commitment to security, the Lync team is making a change to the SSL certificate chain, which will require customers and partners to take action before June 1, 2013. Lync Server currently uses the GTE CyberTrust Global Root, and on June 1 st will begin using the Baltimore CyberTrust...
  • Blog Post: Cumulative Update for Lync 2010 for Android: June 2012

    Microsoft Support has released the cumulative update package for Microsoft Lync 2010 for Android: June 2012. This update fixes the following issues: You cannot sign in to Lync 2010 for Android when your user account is associated with many email addresses in a Lync Online environment An update...
  • Blog Post: Cumulative Updates for Lync Server 2010: October 2012

    Microsoft Support has released the October 2012 Cumulative Updates for the following Lync products: Lync Server 2010 Cumulative Updates for Lync Server 2010 - October 2012 Lync 2010 Cumulative Updates for Lync 2010 - October 2012 Lync 2010 Attendee Cumulative Updates...
  • Blog Post: Lync Server 2010 Updates Now Available: March 2012

    Microsoft Support has released updates for Lync Server 2010 and Lync 2010. Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Exception code 0xc00000fd when the Lync Server Front-End service crashes in a Lync Server 2010 environment A user cannot join a Lync Online meeting by clicking a "Join online meeting" link...
  • Blog Post: IM an Expert for Lync Server 2010 Update

    IM an Expert for Lync Server 2010 has been updated. IM an Expert is an instant messaging question and answer service that you can set up within your organization. IM an Expert enables real-time sharing of expertise within your organization. Users can ask the IM an Expert service a question and the service...
  • Blog Post: Lync Server 2010 Server Roles Do Not Support SQL Server 2012

    Microsoft Lync Server 2010 does not support the use of Microsoft SQL Server 2012 for the following server roles: Lync Server 2010, Enterprise Edition Back End Server databases Lync Server 2010, Standard Edition collocated server databases Lync Server 2010, Central Management store master...
  • Blog Post: Cumulative Update for Lync Phone Edition for Polycom CX500, Polycom CX600, and Polycom CX3000 Telephones: January 2013

    Microsoft Support has released the January 2013 Cumulative Update for Microsoft Lync Phone Edition for Polycom CX500, Polycom CX600, and Polycom CX3000 telephones. Author : Ari Ridwan Publication date : January 24, 2013 Product version : Lync Phone Edition for Polycom CX500, Polycom CX600 and...
  • Blog Post: Cumulative Updates for Lync Server 2010 Monitoring Management Pack: December 2012

    Microsoft Support has released the cumulative update for Lync Server 2010 Monitoring Management Pack: December 2012. Lync Server 2010 Monitoring Management Pack is a comprehensive End-to-End monitoring management pack for System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2. This updates resolves issues described...
  • Blog Post: Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in Lync Could Allow Remote Code Execution

    Security update Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-039 resolves one publicly disclosed vulnerability and three privately reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft Lync. The most severe vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views shared content that contains specially crafted TrueType...
  • Blog Post: Cumulative Updates for Lync Server 2010 and Lync 2010: January 2013

    Microsoft Support has released the January 2013 Cumulative Updates for Microsoft Lync Server 2010 and Lync 2010. Author : Ari Ridwan Publication date : January 28, 2013 Product version : Lync Server 2010, Lync 2010 (32 bit and 64 bit clients) This release fixes multiple issues, including...
  • Blog Post: Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Updates Now Available: April 2012

    There is a new update for Office Communications Server 2007 R2. The April update resolves an issue when Microsoft push notification messages are not delivered to Lync mobile clients, along with multiple previously documented issues. See Description of the update for Office Communications Server 2007...
  • Blog Post: Cumulative Updates for Lync Server 2010: June 2012

    Microsoft Support has released the June 2012 Cumulative Updates for the following Lync products: Lync Server 2010 Cumulative Updates for Lync Server 2010 - June 2012 Lync Server 2010, Group Chat Cumulative Updates for Lync Server 2010, Group Chat Administration Tool - June 2012 ...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Lync for Mac 2011 Update: April 2012

    The Microsoft Lync for Mac 2011 14.0.2 update has released. It is recommended that all users install this update. The update fixes the following critical issues: Issues with Cisco and Juniper VPN clients. An issue that causes an Active Directory lockout when the Kerberos protocol is used...
  • Blog Post: Hotfix Rollup 4 for Forefront Security for Office Communications Server

    Microsoft has released Hotfix Rollup 4 for Forefront Security for Office Communications Server. Date : April 2, 2012 Products : Lync Server 2010, Office Communications Server 2007 R2, Office Communications Server 2007 Hotfix Rollup 4 allows FSOCS to be installed on Lync 2010 (running on Windows...
  • Blog Post: Update for Lync for Mac 2011: January 2013

    The Lync for Mac 2011 14.0.4 update provides call control functionality for Optimized for Lync USB audio devices. Microsoft and the OEMs that make USB audio devices verified that this update qualifies for the Optimized for Lync logo on most devices. Author : NextHop Publication date : February...