News

Antigen & Forefront

http://blogs.technet.com/forefront

http://blogs.technet.com/fssnerds

Exchange

You Had Me At EHLO...

http://msexchangeteam.com/default.aspx

http://blogs.technet.com/msukucc

Hosted Messaging Collaboration

Office Communication Server & LiveMeeting

Office Communications Server Team Blog

http://communicationsserverteam.com

Lync Team Blog

http://communicatorteam.com

Outlook

http://blogs.msdn.com/outlook/default.aspx

Other

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/office/ocs/ee465814.aspx

http://blogs.technet.com/themasterblog

Documents

Antigen & Forefront

Exchange

Quick Start Guide for Outlook Voice Access 2010

This download contains a quick reference sheet that can be used when navigating the menu system found in Outlook Voice Access.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?familyid=77f1f82e-5da1-4ab5-9969-d1eb72b2ee0f

Hosted Messaging Collaboration

Office Communication Server & LiveMeeting

Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Protocol Documentation

The Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies protocol documentation provides technical specifications for Microsoft proprietary protocols that are implemented and used in SharePoint Products and Technologies.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?familyid=5e94ad07-902c-422f-aadd-ff2bba9e540a

Microsoft Office Protocol Documentation

The Office protocol documentation provides technical specifications for Microsoft proprietary protocols that are implemented and used in the Microsoft Office system.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?familyid=e7a23d42-0835-440f-9400-badfe9672b21

Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Protocol Documentation

The Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies protocol documentation provides technical specifications for Microsoft proprietary protocols that are implemented and used in SharePoint Products and Technologies.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?familyid=5e94ad07-902c-422f-aadd-ff2bba9e540a

Building Microsoft Messaging and Collaboration Cloud Services

The documents in this file are intended to provide system integrators and service providers with guidance for migrating from Microsoft Solution for Hosted and Messaging Collaboration (HMC) to Microsoft® Exchange 2010 SP1 in Hosting mode.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?familyid=84b85964-7d6c-465b-a671-b73f29c14ab8

Outlook

Other

Downloads

Exchange

Office Communication Server & LiveMeeting

Microsoft Office Live Meeting Service Portal (32 Bit)

The Microsoft Office Live Meeting Service Portal makes it easier to deploy and manage Live Meeting.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?familyid=b68abb20-3acf-477a-92f5-c7e9dc328aa8

Microsoft Office Live Meeting Service Portal (64 Bit)

The Microsoft Office Live Meeting Service Portal makes it easier to deploy and manage Live Meeting.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?familyid=0beede49-315d-47f7-9a5a-4542a45fb872

Microsoft Office SharePoint Online Standard

Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Online is a collection of Web-based tools and technologies built on Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 that help you store, share, and manage digital information within your company.This white paper describes the services and features that are included with the Standard offering of SharePoint Online.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?familyid=1bef6a35-9785-4a0b-b227-387c0ee85a36

Outlook

Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 (KB2412171)

This update provides the latest fixes related to stability and performance improvements for Microsoft Office Outlook 2007.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?familyid=c5ab9c27-1953-424a-95f9-c589a73bfca1

Events/Webcasts

Microsoft Lync Unified Communications Overview & Demo Featuring Microsoft IT

Thursday, February 10th, 2011 12:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada)

Microsoft Lync Unified Communications Overview & Demo Featuring Microsoft IT

Learn how Microsoft is saving more than $215 million annually— Increasing employee productivity, and replacing its PBX infrastructure with Microsoft® Lync™

Success in today’s business world hinges on collaboration —whether it’s with other employees, clients, partners, or vendors. Now there’s a way for your organization to transform every communication into an interaction that is more collaborative, engaging, and accessible from anywhere.

Learn how the streamlined communications performance you’ve come to rely on with Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2 and Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 has just gotten better. Improve collaboration, facilitate easier management, and lower the cost of ownership of your communications systems.

Get details on how Microsoft’s internal Information Technology (MSIT) team has deployed the UC solution across Microsoft providing communication accounts to a total of 166,000 users, helped the company save more than $215 million US annually and improved the way that employees work . Microsoft employees conduct more than 7.6 million calls a month by using the voice capabilities of the Microsoft UC solution.

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032475696&EventCategory=2&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

Microsoft Lync Unified Communications Overview & Demo Featuring Microsoft IT

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011 09:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)

Microsoft Lync Unified Communications Overview & Demo Featuring Microsoft IT

Learn how Microsoft is saving more than $215 million annually— Increasing employee productivity, and replacing its PBX infrastructure with Microsoft® Lync™

Success in today’s business world hinges on collaboration —whether it’s with other employees, clients, partners, or vendors. Now there’s a way for your organization to transform every communication into an interaction that is more collaborative, engaging, and accessible from anywhere.

Learn how the streamlined communications performance you’ve come to rely on with Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2 and Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 has just gotten better. Improve collaboration, facilitate easier management, and lower the cost of ownership of your communications systems.

Get details on how Microsoft’s internal Information Technology (MSIT) team has deployed the UC solution across Microsoft providing communication accounts to a total of 166,000 users, helped the company save more than $215 million US annually and improved the way that employees work . Microsoft employees conduct more than 7.6 million calls a month by using the voice capabilities of the Microsoft UC solution.

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032475706&EventCategory=2&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

Business Insights Webcast: Empower Exchange Server 2010 with Forefront Identity Manager 2010 (Level 100)

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 10:00 Pacific Time (US & Canada)

Business Insights Webcast: Empower Exchange Server 2010 with Forefront Identity Manager 2010 (Level 100)

The client functionality of Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager 2010, including user provisioning, deprovisioning, group management, and password reset, can add efficiency and can allow for immediate cost savings in Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 deployments. Truly empower Exchange Server 2010 by using Forefront Identity Manager's enhanced distribution group management, and use Forefront Identity Manager's security group management to automate and provide self-service for Exchange Server 2010's role-based access control. All of this helps you harness Exchange Server 2010, improve security, increase compliance, and save money.

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032475851&EventCategory=4&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

Business Insights Webcast: Use Forefront Identity Manager to Simplify Exchange Server Rollouts (Level 100)

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 09:00 Pacific Time (US & Canada)

Business Insights Webcast: Use Forefront Identity Manager to Simplify Exchange Server Rollouts (Level 100)

See how Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager can add functionality and efficiency to Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 deployments and migrations. Forefront Identity Manager directory synchronization, user provisioning, and self-service group management enable cost savings and return on investment (ROI) advantages for organizations that use Exchange Server 2010.

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032475759&EventCategory=4&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

New KB's

Exchange

Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Standard Edition: An e-mail message may not be formatted correctly when an Exchange Server 2003 mailbox user sends an e-mail message to an external user

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/835992/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Enterprise Edition: No event is logged by the Mail Submission service when an Exchange Server 2007 Hub Transport server is marked as Inactive

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2313278/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Enterprise: Event ID 3, Event ID 1309 and Event ID 108 are logged on an Exchange Server 2010 Client Access server

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2249852/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Enterprise: You cannot uninstall Exchange Server 2010 RTM after you install Update Rollup 2, Update Rollup 3, or Update Rollup 4 for Exchange Server 2010

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2266458/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Enterprise: In Microsoft Exchange 2010 Turkish version New-MoveRequest fails with Invalid URI: The hostname could not be parsed.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2450890/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Enterprise: In Microsoft Exchange 2010 Add-DatabaseAvailabilityGroupServer fails with "The network path was not found"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2450982/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Enterprise: When trying to replicate the public folder content to Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 it will not replicate

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2487271/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Enterprise: The published Free/Busy information for a mailbox is displayed for the default period of two months after you have configured a longer period in Outlook

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/917687/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Enterprise: The "LegacyExchangeDN" attribute is not used for an embedded message when the message is sent to internal recipients in an Exchange Server 2010 environment

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/978871/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Enterprise: A mailbox database copy stays in a Failed state after a "-1022" disk I/O error occurs in an Exchange Server 2010 environment

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/980260/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Standard: Description of Update Rollup 5 for Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Release to Manufacturing

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2407113/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Standard: Cannot send or receive e-mail messages behind a Cisco PIX or Cisco ASA firewall

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/320027/en-US

Hosted Messaging Collaboration

Microsoft Solution for Hosted Messaging and Collaboration 4.0: An Exchange Data Collection job fails and Event ID 50103 is logged in an HMC 4.0 environment

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2484528/en-US

Microsoft Solution for Hosted Messaging and Collaboration 4.5: ADSearch does not return the proxyAddresses attribute in HMC 4.5 after you apply Update Rollup 8 for HMC 4.5

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2485011/en-US

Office Communication Server & LiveMeeting

Microsoft Office Live Meeting 2007: How to cancel a Live Meeting 2005 account or a Live Meeting 2007 account

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/939108/en-US

Outlook

Microsoft Office Outlook 2007: Description of the Office Outlook 2007 Junk Email Filter update: January 11, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2483110/en-US

Microsoft Office Outlook 2007: Description of the mail envelope API in 2007 Office applications

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/926453/en-US

Microsoft Office Outlook 2007: You are repeatedly prompted to enter your credentials when you try to connect to an Exchange mailbox by using Outlook 2007

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/927612/en-US

Microsoft Office Outlook 2007: Outlook 2007 takes longer than expected to show free/busy information for meeting participants

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/948981/en-US

Microsoft Office Outlook 2007: You cannot open Macintosh binary attachments in Outlook 2007 after you install security update 945432

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/952001/en-US

Microsoft Office Outlook 2007: You cannot open an .msg e-mail message file in Outlook 2007 if the file contains many attachments or many recipients

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/952295/en-US

Microsoft Outlook 2010: "An error has occurred in the script on this page" when you try to expand a group in a document library that you view in Office Outlook 2007 or Outlook 2010

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2426938/en-US

Microsoft Outlook 2010: Voting buttons are not visible in Outlook when you open a SharePoint alert notification that is forwarded

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2444400/en-US

Microsoft Outlook 2010: An image in an HTML-formatted email message is not displayed in Outlook 2010 when you use a proxy server that is configured to use basic authentication

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2457649/en-US

Microsoft Outlook 2010: The People Pane does not display items in Outlook 2010 Social Connector when the "Use Cached Exchange Mode" setting is enabled through Group Policy

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2459238/en-US

Microsoft Outlook 2010: Description of the Outlook 2010 hotfix package (outlook-x-none): December 13, 2010

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2479436/en-US

Microsoft Outlook 2010: How to suppress the AutoDiscover redirect warning in Outlook 2010

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2480582/en-US

Microsoft Outlook 2010: Read receipts cannot be moved into an online archive folder when you use Outlook 2010 and Exchange 2010

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2485244/en-US

Microsoft Outlook 2010: Description of the Office updates: January 11, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2490385/en-US

Microsoft Outlook 2010: Errors when using drag and drop to move custom form items when using Exchange Server 2010

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2497193/en-US