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Premier

OpsVault — Operate and Optimize IT

http://www.opsvault.com/

Microsoft Premier Support UK - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

http://blogs.technet.com/b/mspremuk/

Antigen & Forefront

http://blogs.technet.com/forefront

http://blogs.technet.com/fssnerds

Exchange

http://msexchangeteam.com/default.aspx

http://blogs.technet.com/msukucc

http://blogs.technet.com/b/msonline/

http://blogs.technet.com/b/msonline/

Hosted Messaging Collaboration

Lync, Office Communication Server & LiveMeeting

NextHop - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/

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

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Install Guide Templates

You can use these templates as a starting point for formally documenting your organization's server build procedures for servers that will have Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 server roles installed on them.

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=17206

Migrating Exchange from HMC 4.5 to Exchange Server 2010 SP2

This file contains a white paper and PowerShell scripts to provide the recommended and supported migration path from HMC 4.5 to Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP2. The steps in this guide may also be helpful when migrating from non-HMC environments that have configured some form of multi-tenancy.

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=28714

Hosted Messaging Collaboration

Lync, Office Communication Server & LiveMeeting

Microsoft Office 365 Service Descriptions and Service Level Agreements for Dedicated Subscription Plans

Microsoft Office 365 for enterprises provides powerful cloud-based solutions for e-mail, collaboration, instant messaging and web conferencing. The Office 365 dedicated plans deliver these services from a highly reliable network of Microsoft data centers on servers systems dedicated to individual customer—enabling customers to use the latest productivity applications while reducing IT overhead.

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=18128

Unified Communications Phones and Peripherals Datasheets

These datasheets list the phones and peripheral devices that are qualified to display the "Optimized for Microsoft Lync" logo.

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=16857

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Multitenant Pack for Partner Hosting Deployment Guide

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Multitenant Pack for Partner Hosting Deployment GuideThe Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Multitenant Pack for Partner Hosting is an extension of Microsoft Lync Server 2010 software that is designed to allow service providers and system integrators to customize a Lync Server 2010 deployment and offer it as a service to their customers. This guide describes how to deploy and configure a basic architecture.

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=28587

Live Meeting-To-Lync Transition Resources

Resources included in this download package are designed to support your organization’s Live Meeting Service to Lync (Server or Online) transition planning. This download will be updated with additional resources as available.

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=26494

Outlook

Microsoft Office for Mac 2011: Training Tutorials and Videos

The Office for Mac 2011 training downloads include Portable Document Format (.pdf) and PowerPoint (.pptx) versions of all Office 2011 tutorials and videos. To access the same training online, visit www.microsoft.com/mac/how-to.

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=19790

Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Outlook Standards Documentation

The Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Outlook standards documentation describes how Exchange and Outlook support industry messaging standards and Requests for Comments (RFCs) documents about iCalendar, Internet Message Access Protocol – Version 4 (IMAP4), and Post Office Protocol – Version 3 (POP3).

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=13800

Other

Downloads

Antigen & Forefront

Exchange

Update Rollup 6 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3 (KB2608656)

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=28751

Microsoft Online Services Migration Tools (64 bit)

Use this tool to support migration of Microsoft Exchange to Microsoft Online Services.

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=7013

Microsoft Online Services Migration Tools (32 bit)

Use this tool to support migration of Microsoft Exchange to Microsoft Online Services.

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=5015

Microsoft Exchange PST Capture

Microsoft Exchange PST Capture is used to discover and import .pst files into Exchange Server or Exchange Online

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=28767

Hosted Messaging Collaboration

Lync, Office Communication Server & LiveMeeting

Lync 2010 Hotfix KB 2670498 (64 bit)

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=14490

Lync 2010 Hotfix KB 2670498 (32 bit)

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=25055

VHD Test Drive - Lync Server 2010 VHD (Dev)

This download comes as a pre-configured set of VHD's. This download enables you to fully evaluate the Microsoft Lync 2010 and Microsoft Exchange 2010 developer platform including the Microsoft Lync 2010 SDK, the Exchange Web Services Managed API 1.1 as well as the Microsoft Lync Server 2010 SDK and the Microsoft Unified Communications Managed API 3.0.

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=28350

Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Hotfix KB 968802

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=19178

Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Group Chat Hotfix KB 2647090

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=12180

Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2 Hotfix KB 2647093

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=21547

Outlook

Microsoft Outlook Social Connector Provider for Facebook

Connect your Facebook account to the Outlook Social Connector and stay up to the minute with the people in your network by accessing everything from e-mail threads to status updates in one single, centralized view.

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=5039

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 for Microsoft Office Outlook (Outlook Client)

Install Microsoft Dynamics CRM for Outlook, also known as the CRM 2011 Outlook client. Microsoft Dynamics CRM for Outlook enables access to your Microsoft Dynamics CRM data through Outlook.

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=27821

Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 Junk Email Filter (KB2597098)

This update provides the Junk E-mail Filter in Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 with a more current definition of which e-mail messages should be considered junk e-mail.

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=28602

Other

Events/Webcasts

Exchange 2010 Microsoft Certified Masters (MCM) Training & Certification Overview

15 February 2012 09:00 Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)

Communication drives business. Whether onsite or in the cloud, Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 is a critical infrastructure to ensure availability and security of an organization’s email, calendar, and contacts. Microsoft Certified Masters (MCMs) who are certified on Exchange Server 2010 are specialists in the design, migration, implementation, and optimization of the mail experience across multiple devices—which in turn helps lower messaging costs and helps ensure availability and security.

All Microsoft Certified Masters on Exchange Server 2010 become an immediate part of an exclusive community of experts that includes fellow graduates and members of the Exchange Server product group as well as valuable resources to which they can contribute and from which they can draw the collective knowledge of that community at any time.

At this event, MCM Program Management will provide a detailed overview for potential candidates and their sponsors.

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032504857&culture=en-GB

New KB's

Antigen & Forefront

Microsoft Forefront Online Protection for Exchange: How to troubleshoot Higher Risk Delivery Pool email delivery issues in Forefront Online Protection for Exchange

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2655834/en-US

Exchange

Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Enterprise Edition: Event 1005 or 1013 is logged when you try to start an HTTP resource in an Exchange Server 2003 cluster

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2667815/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Service Pack 2: The Information Store service does not start as expected in Exchange Server 2003 SP2

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2667794/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Standard Edition: How to troubleshoot public folder replication problems in Exchange 2000 Server and in Exchange Server 2003

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/842273/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Standard Edition: Stop error code 0x000000D1 when Windows Server 2003 is under a heavy network load

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/842840/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Enterprise Edition: A SCOM 2007 SP1 server does not send out alerts when certain issues occur in an Exchange Server 2007 organization

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2633801/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Enterprise Edition: A meeting reminder is set unexpectedly when you send an email message to an Exchange Server user

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/945854/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3: The week numbers displayed in OWA do not match the week numbers displayed in Outlook for English users and French users in an Exchange Server 2007 environment

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2289607/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3: "0x80041606" error message when you perform a prefix search by using Outlook in online mode in an Exchange Server 2007 environment

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2498852/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3: An arrow icon does not appear after you change the email message subject by using OWA in an Exchange Server 2007 SP3 environment

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2499841/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3: A "System.ArgumentOutOfRangeException" exception occurs when you click the "Scheduling Assistant" tab in Exchange Server 2007 OWA

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2523695/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3: Users in a source forest cannot view the free/busy information of mailboxes in a target forest when the cross-forest Availability service is configured between two Exchange Server 2007 forests

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2545080/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3: Applications or services that depend on the Remote Registry service may stop working in an Exchange Server 2007 environment

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2571391/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3: The Microsoft Exchange Information Store service may crash after you run the Test-ExchangeSearch cmdlet in an Exchange Server 2007 environment

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2572010/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3: A journaling report remains in the submission queue when an email message is delivered successfully in an Exchange Server 2007 environment

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2591655/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3: The PidLidClipEnd property of a recurring meeting request has an incorrect value in an Exchange Server 2007 environment

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2598980/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3: An Outlook Anywhere client loses connection when a GC server restarts in an Exchange Server 2007 environment

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2616427/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3: Journal reports are expired or lost when the Microsoft Exchange Transport service is restarted in an Exchange Server 2007 environment

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2617784/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3: Certain changes to address lists may not be updated in an Exchange Server 2007 environment

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2626217/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3: The Exchange IMAP4 service may stop responding on an Exchange Server 2007 Client Access server when users access mailboxes that are hosted on Exchange Server 2003 servers

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2629790/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3: The update tracking information option does not work in an Exchange Server 2007 environment

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2641312/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3: The reseed process is unsuccessful on the SCR passive node when the circular logging feature is enabled in an Exchange Server 2007 environment

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2653334/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3: An Exchange Server 2007 Client Access server responds slowly or stops responding when users try to synchronize Exchange ActiveSync devices with their mailboxes

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2656040/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3: The "PidLidClipEnd" property of a no ending recurring meeting request is set to an incorrect value in an Exchange Server 2007 environment

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2658613/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3: The Microsoft Exchange Information Store service may stop responding on an Exchange Server 2007 server

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/914533/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3: The scroll bar does not work in OWA when there are more than 22 all-day event calendar items in an Exchange Server 2007 user’s calendar

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/976977/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Coexistence: How to extend the Active Directory schema for the Hierarchical Address Book (HAB) on an Exchange Server 2010 server

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973788/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Enterprise: The Seniority Index feature in the Hierarchical Address Book does not work as expected in Exchange Server 2010

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2448288/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Standard: Exchange Server 2010 databases grow very large when the Calendar Snapshot feature is enabled

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2661071/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Standard: Error message when you try to install Exchange Server 2010 SP2: "AuthorizationManager check failed"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2668686/en-US

Lync, Office Communication Server & LiveMeeting

Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Group Chat client: Description of the update for the Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Group Chat client: January, 2012

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2647089/en-US

Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Group Chat client: The "Send an Instant Message" menu does not start Office Communicator on a terminal server in an Office Communications Server 2007 R2, Group Chat client

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2653953/en-US

Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Group Chat server: Description of the cumulative update for Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Group Chat server: January, 2012

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2647090/en-US

Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Group Chat server: The Channel service stops when a user signs in to a Group Chat client in Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Group Chat

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2647095/en-US

Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Standard Edition: Description of the cumulative update for Office Communications Server 2007 R2, Unified Communications Managed API 2.0 Core Redist 64-bit: January, 2012

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2647091/en-US

Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2: Description of the cumulative update package for Communicator 2007 R2: January 2012

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2647093/en-US

Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2: The file name and icon do not display when you send files in Office Communicator 2007 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2653950/en-US

Outlook

Microsoft Office Outlook 2003: Description of the Outlook 2003 Junk Email Filter update: January 10, 2012

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2597098/en-US

Microsoft Office Outlook 2003: Search Folders created in Outlook do not appear in Outlook Web Access

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/831400/en-US

Microsoft Outlook 2010: Outlook 2010: How to troubleshoot crashes in Outlook

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2632425/en-US

Microsoft Outlook 2010: An email message is stuck in the Microsoft Outlook 2010 Outbox.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2663435/en-US

Microsoft Outlook 2010: "Unsupported folder class" error when Outlook starts

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2668932/en-US