Just a quick post tonight as it’s been kind of busy today!
Ever since Server 2008 R2 came out people have been making the mistake of installing OCS on it! Annoyingly the install worked and then so did some of OCS but clearly not all!
So now, right on schedule Microsoft has released documents detailing how to get things working and providing support for installing OCS both on Server 2008 R2 and also in Server 2008 R2 based Active Directory environments.
The main document is linked below:
The key thing to be aware of is that Group Chat will still not work and that we are awaiting a patch in mid-April for that.
The next article details the issues faced when dealing with Server 2008 R2 and in particular, what to do when installing Server 2008 R2 AD schema and preparation updates into an existing forest with OCS already installed.