Virtually Connected - through Microsoft UC & Virtualization

Microsoft UC and Virtualization related blog posts.

July, 2009

  • OCS 2007 R1/R2 Remote Access Configuration Guide

    I have referred this post for the edge server configuration as well as for the DNS,certificates and MOC client setup. Very helpful post with the PDF download of the configuration guide :) http://blogs.technet.com/rickva/archive/2009/04/09/ocs-2007...
  • OCS 2007 R2 Edge server configuration (Part III) (Port Requirements)

    Ports and protocols used by Office Communications Servers and clients - http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd425238(office.13).aspx Taken from the link Firewall Requirements for External User Access http://technet.microsoft.com/en-gb...
  • OCS 2007 R2 Consolidated Edge server configuration – Part II (Certificates and DNS records)

    We need to configure the certificates on both the Internal and External interfaces of the Edge server. To summarize on the certificates that I had used for my consolidated Edge server setup – For EDGE server External certificates Access cert...
  • OCS Edge server configuration

    I have recently referred this link for the OCS edge server configuration - OCS Edge Server Configuration Topologies –( Non MS Links ) http://blogs.pointbridge.com/Blogs/schertz_jeff/Pages/Post.aspx?_ID=19 http://www.shudnow.net/2009/01/20/office...
  • MAP 4.0 released

    Most of the customers / partners who had deployed Win7 and Windows 2008 R2 RCs in their environment were eagerly waiting for this release of MAP. Add to this, this version can also help in running inventories of VMware environments :) More details about...
  • DPM v3

    For those who had missed the public webcast on DPMv3, you can access it offline Webcast URL - http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032412466 This webcast had covered the big features and directions for the next generation...
  • Downloads on Exchange 2007/2010, OCS, MDT etc

    Interesting Downloads Exchange Server 2010 Beta This download comes as a pre-configured VHD. This download enables you evaluate Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Beta VHD for 60 days. Microsoft Directory Synchronization Tool 9.1 The Microsoft...
  • What's new in Exchange 2010 Beta?

    New Rights-Protected E-Mail Functionality with Active Directory RMS · Transport rules to apply AD RMS protection to messages based on conditions · Persistent protection of attachments in rights-protected messages · Support for AD RMS templates...
  • Microsoft Virtualization: Online Event, July 21, 2009

    Microsoft Virtualization is a Sponsor at this online event organized by Windows IT Pro. The event is an interactive experience with staffed booths by Microsoft, Citrix, Certeon and Symantec . The event also includes educational chats to complement each...
  • Windows 2008 Server Core Configurator

    Setting up a new Server 2008 core has been a challenge for me as it takes me away from the conventional options that I use on the GUI. I just came across this fantastic tool on the codeplex site that can help setting up your Server Core 2008 machine....