Connecting Lync 2010 or OCS 2007 R2 to the PSTN

Hi, Having just written a long (ish) post on a forum, I thought I would post it here for future reference. These are high level methods of connecting OCS 2007 R2 or Lync 2010 to the PSTN. There are three options; In terms of capability of connection to the PSTN (Telephone network) functionally nothing much […]

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Opening the OCS Help File gives HTML blocked content error

I’ve been doing a bunch of work recently with OCS in various lab scenarios and am really pleased that the OCS product group have bundled all their documentation into a CHM file like the Exchange team have done for a while. The only weird thing about using the downloaded help file (see link below) http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=E9F86F96-AA09-4DCA-9088-F64B4F01C703&displaylang=en#filelist  […]

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Hosted Pilot for Microsoft Unified Communications – Setup

Hi, As promised here is more info about the new hosted pilot for UC from Microsoft. On clicking the register link, some basic info is required, but all relatively simple stuff, like number of PCs, company name and phone number. Having filled the form your account is created and then you are prompted to add […]

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Updating Microsoft Office Communicator – April 2010 patch

Recently there have been a bunch of new updates for Office Communications Server 2007 R2 and it’s accompanying client Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2. I will post later with screenshots of the server updates but for now here is the location and process to update MOC. First download the patch from the link below: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=515d6dba-4c6a-48bb-a06a-d99c5742676d […]

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Microsoft Unified Communications information rollup – April 2010

As with my old blog I will continue to post these monthly updates from Microsoft and will highlight anything that I’ve had particular experience with… News Antigen & Forefront Forefront Team Blog http://blogs.technet.com/forefront Forefront Server Security Support Blog http://blogs.technet.com/fssnerds Exchange You Had Me At EHLO… http://msexchangeteam.com/default.aspx Microsoft UK UC Blog http://blogs.technet.com/msukucc Office Communication Server & […]

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