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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