Category Microsoft Communications Server

Getting photos in Lync 2010 from SharePoint via Active Directory

  I have spent a fair amount of time recently working with Lync 2010 testing out new features and trying to figure out how everything works! One of the exciting developments in Lync is how well integrated it is with the rest of the Microsoft product stack. For me however this has caused some serious…

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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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