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October, 2011

  • The Lync contact card shows me what time it is for you

    This just proves that even being in the group that builds and owns the product you can still stumble across a cool feature. The contact card not only displays the persons time zone but what time it is there. This is certainly helpful the more you work...
  • Who is configured for OCS and Lync Federation?

    While Microsoft maintains a list internally, we do not publish the company names that we federate with directly using OCS and Lync. Matt Landis has this blog post where he is gathering that data for those interested. Thanks Julian for the comment...
  • Lync for Mac failing to sign in

    October 21 - Microsoft Lync for Mac 2011 client update released today This update addresses two known issues: Lync for Mac sign-in into Office 365 Installation of Mac OS X Lion 10.7.2 causes Lync for Mac to become inoperable The Lync for Mac client is...
  • Lync for Mac and possible password issue with special characters

    We had a report among some of our internal users of sign-in failures. Based on the log with numerous NTLM authentication failures that there is possibly an issue/bug with special characters in the password. This user reported the use of (¥) which works...
  • How to present PPT from Lync for Mac

    So you or a team member has a Mac and is using the Lync for Mac client and now they want to explore their sharing options. Start with the feature comparison chart here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg425836.aspx   You will notice they...