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Announcing the Jetstress 2013 Field Guide
Exchange 2013 RTM CU2 (712.22) Issue - Public Folder Permissions Loss After PF Mailbox Move
A significant update to Remove-DirectBooking script is now available
Managed Availability Monitors
OWA for iPhone and OWA for iPad are now available!
Life in a Post TMG World – Is It As Scary As You Think?
Part 1: Reverse Proxy for Exchange Server 2013 using IIS ARR
Office Configuration Analyzer Tool (OffCAT) version 1.1 is now available
Now Available: Updated Release of Exchange 2013 RTM CU2
A reminder on real life performance impact of Windows SNP features
Part 2: Reverse Proxy for Exchange Server 2013 using IIS ARR
Hosted Messaging Collaboration
Lync, Office Communication Server & LiveMeeting
What is a Session Border Controller (SBC) and Do I Need It?
Lync Online: Guided Walkthrough for Troubleshooting Communication Between Lync Online Users and Their Federated Contacts
Cumulative Update for Lync 2013: July 2013
Exchange Server 2013 CU2 UM Language Packs
...capabilities for a specific language that is supported by Exchange 2013 CU2 Unified Messaging (UM). Warning: This UM language pack must only be installed as an add-in to Exchange Server 2013 CU2 Unified Messaging.
Cumulative Update 2 for Exchange Server 2013 (KB2859928)
Microsoft Exchange Server Protocol Documentation
The Microsoft Exchange protocol documentation provides detailed technical...that are implemented and used by Microsoft Exchange to interoperate or communicate with other...published protocols that are used by Microsoft Exchange.
eDiscovery Flow Across SharePoint, Exchange, Lync, and File Shares
eDiscovery Flow across SharePoint Server, Exchange Server, Lync Server and file shares
Network Integration of Microsoft Office Server Products
High-level concepts for Lync Server, Exchange Server, SharePoint Server, and Office Web Apps
Feature Integration Across Microsoft Office Products
Illustrations for cross-server features: This multi-tab file includes descriptions and architecture illustrations for features that work across Microsoft Office server products. (Exchange Server, Lync Server, SharePoint Server)
Exchange Server 2013 CU1 UM Language Packs (KB2872696)
...capabilities for a specific language that is supported by Exchange 2013 CU1 Unified Messaging (UM). Warning: This UM language pack must only be installed as an add-in to Exchange Server 2013 CU1 Unified Messaging.
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP3 Language Pack Bundle Update (KB2870659)
This download contains the most recently updated language packs for Exchange 2010. The language bundle includes all packs for all supported languages.
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Management Pack
This management pack includes monitors and rules to effectively monitor Exchange Server 2013 on its performance, availability, and reliability of its server roles.
System Center 2012 R2 - Orchestrator Component Add-ons and Extensions
A collection of tools including the System Center 2012 R2 - Orchestrator Integration Toolkit, and the System Center 2012 R2 - Orchestrator Integration Packs
Test Lab Guide: Configure an Integrated Exchange, Lync, and SharePoint Test Lab
Step-by-step instructions to create a test lab containing integrated servers running Exchange Server 2013, Lync Server 2013, and SharePoint Server 2013.
Lync SDN API
...ability to interface with qualified 3rd party applications built on the Lync SDN (Software-Defined Networking) API. The application provides...to monitor, isolate and correct issues on the network that affect Lync Quality of Experience.
Lync Features Comparison Chart
A detailed matrix of supported Lync features comparing Lync Server 2013 with Lync Hoster Pack and Lync Online (Office 365).
Lync 2013 Rollout and Adoption Success Kit (RASK) Resources
This Lync 2013 Rollout and Adoption Resources package is a collection...pilot, deploy, and evaluate the success of their Lync rollout. These resources are intended for use with the Lync 2013 Rollout and Adoption Success Kit (RASK).
Microsoft Lync Phone Edition for Polycom CX500, Polycom CX600 and Polycom CX3000
...of software designed specifically for the phones from Polycom to interoperate with Microsoft® Lync™ Server 2010 and Microsoft® Lync™ Server 2013. Lync Phone Edition provides traditional and advanced telephony features, integrated security, manageability...
Microsoft Lync Phone Edition for Aastra 6721ip and Aastra 6725ip
...of software designed specifically for the phones from Aastra to interoperate with Microsoft® Lync™ Server 2010 or Microsoft® Lync™ Server 2013. Lync Phone Edition provides traditional and advanced telephony features, integrated security, manageability...
Microsoft Lync Phone Edition for HP 4110 and HP 4120
...generation of software designed specifically for the phones from HP to interoperate with Microsoft® Lync™ Server 2010. and Microsoft® Lync™ Server 2013. Lync Phone Edition provides traditional and advanced telephony features, integrated security, manageability...
Microsoft Lync Phone Edition for Polycom CX700 and LG-Nortel IP Phone 8540
...software designed for the phones from Polycom and LG-Nortel to interoperate with Microsoft® Lync™ Server 2010 or Microsoft® Lync™ Server 2013. Lync Phone Edition provides traditional and advanced telephony features, integrated security, manageability...
Lync Server 2010 Hotfix KB 2493736
This download includes all available updates for Lync Server 2010.
Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Persistent Chat Resource Kit
The Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Persistent Chat Resource Kit tools are provided to help make routine tasks easier for IT administrators who deploy and manage Lync Server 2013 Persistent Chat.
Microsoft Lync Server 2013, Planning Tool
The Microsoft Lync Server 2013, Planning Tool provides prescriptive guidance to get you started with planning your topology.
Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Debugging Tools
Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Debugging Tools are provided to help IT Administrators with troubleshooting deployments of Lync Server 2013.
UCMA 4.0 Runtime Cumulative Update KB 2835437
This download includes all available updates for UCMA 4.0 Runtime.
Lync Server 2013 Cumulative Update KB 2809243
This download includes all available updates for Lync Server 2013.
Lync Server 2013 Capacity Calculator
A spreadsheet for calculating a user’s hardware requirements based on information about users and traffic.
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Antigen & Forefront
Microsoft Online - FOPE-FOSE-EHA: Forefront Online Protection for Exchange blocks your outgoing IP address
Commercial - Microsoft Online – DSYS: [SDP 3] [GUID] Office 365 Directory Synchronization (DirSync) Diagnostic
ECS - Exchange - Cloud: Archive mailbox issues for a mailbox that's migrated to or from Office 365 pre-upgrade
ECS - Exchange - Cloud: On-premises users can't consistently view free/busy information for Office 365 pre-upgrade users in a hybrid deployment
ECS - Exchange - Cloud: Office 365 admin can't access the Exchange Control Panel of an Exchange Online user
ECS - Exchange - XADM: XFOR: Telnet to Port 25 to Test SMTP Communication
ECS - Exchange - XADM: After you upgrade to Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1 or Service Pack 2, the Exchange Management Shell is missing
ECS - Exchange - XADM: Delivery status notifications in Exchange Server and in Small Business Server
ECS - Exchange - XADM: How to delete junk email rules by using MFCMAPI in an Exchange Server 2010 environment
ECS - Exchange - XADM: Cannot replicate public folder to Exchange Server 2013
ECS - Exchange - XADM: "Performance counter updating error" after you install the Exchange Server 2013 Client Access server role
ECS - Exchange - XADM: The FBA page is displayed when a user accesses OWA or ECP to log on to Exchange Server 2013
ECS - Exchange - XADM: How to defragment Exchange databases
ECS - Exchange - XADM: Exchange ActiveSync and Outlook Mobile Access errors occur when SSL or forms-based authentication is required for Exchange Server 2003
ECS - Exchange - XADM: How to manage Outlook Web Access features in Exchange Server 2003
ECS - Exchange - XADM: How to remove Exchange Server 2003 from your computer
ECS - Exchange - XADM: How to reset the default virtual directories that are required to provide Outlook Web Access, Exchange ActiveSync, and Outlook Mobile Access services in Exchange Server 2003
ECS - Exchange - XADM: Troubleshoot mail relay issues in Exchange Server 2003 and in Exchange 2000 Server
ECS - Exchange - XADM: An error occurs when you try to synchronize the offline address list on an Exchange Server server while you are using Outlook 2003: "0x8004010F"
ECS - Exchange - XADM: Error "0x8004010F" occurs when Outlook synchronizes an offline address book
ECS - Exchange - XADM: Outlook 2007 security warning: "The name of the security certificate is invalid or does not match the name of the site"
ECS - Exchange - XADM: Exchange Server services don't start automatically on a global catalog server
ECS - Exchange - XADM: Error message occurs when you move a mailbox from an Exchange Server 2003 server to an Exchange Server 2007 or Exchange Server 2010 server
ECS - Exchange - XCON: Managed Availability messages are journaled in Exchange Server 2013
ECS - Exchange - XCON: Event 7009 when users try to send or receive email in Exchange Server 2013
ECS - Exchange - XCSI: Outlook prompts for credentials when an Exchange Server 2010 CAS restarts
ECS - Exchange - XCSI: "Organization Preparation FAILED" error when you install Exchange Server
ECS - Exchange - XCSI: Unified Communications certificate partners
Microsoft Online - BPOS-D: "Microsoft Exchange Server is unavailable" message when you try to start Outlook in Office 365 dedicated
Microsoft Online - BPOS-D: "Too many recipients in the message" error in a non-delivery report in Office 365 dedicated
Microsoft Online - BPOS-D: Error message when you try to add a delegate in Outlook by using Exchange 2010 in a Office 365 dedicated/ITAR environment: "The Delegates settings were not saved correctly"
Microsoft Online - BPOS-D: How to reset a System Administrator's password for the BlackBerry Administration Service (BAS) account for Microsoft Online Services
Microsoft Online - BPOS-D: You may experience My Picture issues when you use Lync in Office 365 dedicated
Microsoft Online - BPOS-D: You experience federated partner issues when you use Office Communicator or Lync in Office 365 dedicated
Microsoft Online - BPOS-D: Problems occur when you use Lync 2010 to chat with a federated partner that uses IBM Sametime in Office 365 dedicated
Microsoft Online - BPOS-D: You cannot start or receive a Lync chat through OWA in Office 365 dedicated
Microsoft Online - BPOS-D: Troubleshoot viewing free/busy information between Lotus Notes and Outlook when you use Binary Tree’s CMT for Coexistence software in Office 365 Dedicated
Microsoft Online - BPOS-D: Troubleshoot Lync issues with XMPP Federated Partner in Office 365 Dedicated
Microsoft Online - BPOS-D: How to retrieve archived conversations from Lync Online in Office 365 dedicated
Microsoft Online - BPOS-D: The use of WAN acceleration and caching devices with Office 365
Microsoft Online - BPOS-D: How to search for deleted items in an Exchange mailbox
Microsoft Online - BPOS-D: BlackBerry device activation fails for multiple users
Microsoft Online - BPOS-D: The BlackBerry Enterprise Server console is not available
Microsoft Online - BPOS-D: Description of specific logs that are required for investigation of BlackBerry
Microsoft Online - O365 Exchange Online: Error message when you try to migrate users from an on-premises Exchange Server environment to Exchange Online in Office 365: "Unable to connect to the server"
Microsoft Online - O365 Exchange Online: Outlook can't set up a new profile by using Exchange Autodiscover for an Exchange Online mailbox in Office 365
Microsoft Online - O365 Exchange Online: Owners of an on-premises distribution group that's synced to Office 365 can't manage the distribution group in Exchange Online
Microsoft Online - O365 Exchange Online: "Exception has been thrown by the target" error in a hybrid deployment of Office 365 and your on-premises environment
Microsoft Online - O365 Exchange Online: Shared mailboxes that were moved from the on-premises environment to Office 365 are automatically converted back to user mailboxes after directory synchronization runs
Microsoft Online - O365 Exchange Online: Office 365: Outlook and mobile device connectivity troubleshooting resources
Microsoft Online - O365 Exchange Online: How to update contact information in Exchange Online in Office 365
Microsoft Online - O365 Exchange Online: You can't disable Outlook Web App access for users in on-premises Exchange Server
Microsoft Online - O365 Exchange Online: How to repair the connection to your Exchange Online account in Outlook
Microsoft Online - O365 Exchange Online: "Your archive appears to be unavailable" error when users try to access a cloud-based archive mailbox in a hybrid deployment
Microsoft Online - O365 Exchange Online: Office 365 users experience Outlook connectivity issues when stateful packet inspection (SPI) is enabled on the router
Microsoft Online - O365 Exchange Online: Office 365 users get a blank page when they use Outlook Web App to access a shared mailbox
Microsoft Online - O365 Exchange Online: Senders don't receive out-of-office notifications from an Office 365 user
Microsoft Online - O365 Exchange Online: Mobile device or service fails to connect after service upgrade to Office 365
Microsoft Online - O365 Exchange Online: Microsoft Exchange Online Message Trace Diagnostic
Microsoft Online - O365 Exchange Online: Office 365 users don't receive out-of-office notifications from on-premises users in a hybrid deployment
Microsoft Online - O365 Exchange Online: Slow Outlook Web App performance when accessed through Internet Explorer 8 in Office 365
Microsoft Online - O365 Exchange Online: "Cannot convert value 'to type 'System.Boolean'" error when you try to disable the Enable Forwarding option for an Office 365 user
ECS - OCS: Lync Server evaluation period has expired
ECS - OCS: Lync Server 2010 Install-CsDatabase command returns the error - Failed to create database
ECS - OCS: Lync Server Setup or Remove Lync Components fails on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
ECS - OCS: Introduction to the Lync Server Central Managemet Store
ECS - OCS: Get started with LYNC topology
ECS - OCS: How to setup and test Enterprise Voice in Lync Server 2010
ECS - OCS: How to enable the Online Meeting Add-in for Microsoft Lync 2010 in Outlook
ECS - OCS: Lync Server hosting provider ProxyFqdn value causes push notifications to fail
ECS - OCS: Lync Server Mobility Allowed Domain value causes push notifications to fail
ECS - OCS: Administer Lync Server services from a remote Windows computer
ECS - OCS: Lync Server PowerShell synthetic transactions fail
ECS - OCS: Lync mobile client for Windows phone cannot receive push notification
ECS - OCS: Lync Server Mediation Server single network adapter issues
ECS - OCS: Lync Server Central Management Store replication failures
ECS - OCS: Lync Server Mobility PushNotificationProxyUri value causes push notifications to fail
ECS - OCS: Lync Server Media Bypass fails when CsMedia Encryption Level flag is set to RequireEncryption
ECS - OCS: Lync contact card includes the message - Maximum Followers Reached
ECS - OCS: Lync Server Test-CsKerberosAccountAssignment PowerShell command fails due to an invalid Windows Active Directory configuration
ECS - OCS: Lync Server : AutoInitateContacts is set to False
ECS - OCS: Lync Server scheduled maintenance can cause performance issues during business hours
ECS - OCS: Lync Online Service SSL certificate changes for client connectivity
ECS - OCS: Windows Server 2012 Active Directory Directory Services support for Lync Server 2010
ECS - OCS: Lync 2010 mobile client sign-in fails after you apply the Lync Server 2010 Mobility Service update for October 2012
ECS - OCS: 2013 Lync users may have failues while sending/receiving file transfers
ECS - OCS: You cannot log on to the Lync 2010 client or to the Office Communicator client when an additional authentication dialog box is displayed
ECS - OCS: Live Meeting 2007 client - sign in fails due to a out of range time setting
Microsoft Online - O365 Lync Online: You are continuously prompted for credentials after you sign in to Lync Online
Microsoft Online - O365 Lync Online: Lync Online users can't communicate with external contacts
Microsoft Online - O365 Lync Online: Error in the Office 365 portal: "Value of msRTCSIP-PrimaryUserAddress or the SIP address in the ProxyAddresses field in your local Active Directory is not unique"
Microsoft Online - O365 Lync Online: Contacts in Lync appear offline or aren't searchable in the address book
Microsoft Online - O365 Lync Online: "There was a problem connecting to Microsoft Office Outlook" error when you sign in to Lync Online
Microsoft Online - O365 Lync Online: The Set Your Location feature is unavailable in Lync 2010 or Lync 2013
Microsoft Online - O365 Lync Online: How to troubleshoot sign-in issues in Lync Online
Microsoft Online - O365 Lync Online: Error message when an Office 365 user tries to sign in to Lync Online: "There was a problem acquiring a personal certificate required to sign in"
Microsoft Online - O365 Lync Online: Integrating Exchange Server 2013 with Lync Server 2013, Lync Online, or a Lync Server 2013 hybrid deployment
Microsoft Online - O365 Lync Online: Integrating Exchange Online with Lync Online, Lync Server 2013 or a Lync Server 2013 hybrid deployment
Microsoft Online - O365 Lync Online: Troubleshoot Lync for Mac issues in Lync Online for Office 365
Microsoft Online - O365 Lync Online: "There was a problem connecting to Microsoft Office Outlook. Outlook is not installed or configured correctly" error message when you sign in to Lync Online by using Lync 2010
Microsoft Online - O365 Lync Online: Conversation history, contact cards, Free/Busy, and Out of Office information are unavailable when Lync fails to connect to Exchange
Microsoft Online - O365 Lync Online: Lync presence is unavailable or missing in SharePoint sites
Microsoft Online - O365 Lync Online: Enterprise single sign-on users in Office 365 can't sign in to Lync Online from inside their corporate network
Microsoft Online - O365 Lync Online: "Can't connect to the server" error message when a Lync Online user tries to sign in to Lync Mobile 2010 on Windows Phone 7
Microsoft Online - O365 Lync Online: Unanswered calls to Lync to Phone users don't route to voice mail
Microsoft Online - O365 Lync Online: Users are forced to join Lync meetings with the Lync Web App in Windows 8.1 Preview
Microsoft Online - O365 Lync Online: "You can’t sign-in with this version of Lync. Please install Lync 2010" error after Lync Mobile 2013 is installed
Commercial - Office for Mac Commercial: How the Nickname cache works in Outlook for Mac 2011
Commercial - Office for Mac Commercial: You cannot send an email message to an x500 address in Outlook 2011 for Mac
Office - Outlook: Subject line prefix may be stripped from a reply message in Outlook
Office - Outlook: Outlook Meeting Request sent to DL Shows Members As Optional
Office - Outlook: "Attachment size exceeds the allowable limit" error when you add a large attachment to an email message in Outlook 2010
Office - Outlook: How to suppress the AutoDiscover redirect warning in Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2013
Office - Outlook: How to install the latest applicable updates for Microsoft Outlook (US English only)
Office - Outlook: How to use Inbox Repair tool to repair pst file in Outlook
Office - Outlook: Office programs may crash with the FineReader add-in installed
Office - Outlook: Issues moving Internet Mail and Addresses to Outlook 2013 (64 bit)
Office - Outlook: Outlook 2010 Room Finder does not show any conference rooms
Office - Outlook: You can't share your calendar in Outlook 2007
Office - Outlook: Outlook is unable to connect to Exchange 2013 public folder or auto-mapped mailbox
Office - Outlook: Autodiscover fails in Outlook 2007 because of the UseWindowsUserCredentials registry entry
Office - Outlook: Options in Outlook's Resource Scheduling dialog box are disabled
Office - Outlook: Long delay in connecting to the Exchange server after you receive the service upgrade for Office 365
Office - Outlook: How to enable global and advanced logging for Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2013
Office - Outlook: Outlook error 0x80041059 "Could not authenticate against the Windows Live ID service"
Office - Outlook: How to use the Inbox Repair tool to recover email messages in Outlook
Office - Outlook: How to reset the nickname and the automatic completion caches in Outlook
Office - Outlook: Private meeting requests are not sent to delegate even though delegate can see private items in Outlook
Office - Outlook: Hyperlinks are not working in Outlook
Office - Outlook: "Scanemal.dll could not be found" error message when you start Outlook
Office - Outlook: Error messages when you send and receive in Outlook and Outlook Express
Office - Outlook: "An unknown error has occurred" error message in Outlook
Office - Outlook: How to create and configure email profiles in Outlook
Office - Outlook: How to open a shared folder from an Outlook sharing invitation
Office - Outlook: Description of the policy for how e-mail is filtered by the junk e-mail filters in Outlook or in Exchange Server
Office - Outlook: The file size limits of .pst and .ost files are larger in Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2013
There appears to be a mistake. The Information posted in this blog "August 2013 – Technical Rollup Mail – Unified Communications" pertains to System Center, not UC.