Archives March 31, 2010

TechNet 2.0 & The IT Pro Guide – I’m listed as an Exchange Expert!

I have always found Microsoft TechNet website a great resource. In particular the forums are well monitored so validated answers are usually quick to come by! Now Microsoft has gone even further to support customers by introducing a new site “The IT Pro Guide” and revamping the TechNet site. The email below from Microsoft explains […]

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Activation Fails on new OCS Standard Edition Installation – Failure [0xC3EC78D8] Failed to read the Office Communications Server version information.

When installing a new OCS server recently I got these errors first in the deployment log: And drilling down further: So what on earth causes that! I thought, given that I had installed OCS no differently than usual. Turns out this harks back to the issues Microsoft caused when they released an update to the […]

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Microsoft Communications Server 14

Hi, Yes that’s right it has finally launched! And note the new name…..that’s going to screw up the #OCS tag on twitter! So what’s going on then? Today at VoiceCon in Orlando Gurdeep Singh Pall, Corporate Vice President, Unified Communications Group, Microsoft Corporation announced the next version of the Microsoft Real Time communications platform. You […]

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