BlackBerry® Client Support for OCS R2

**April 2011 Update: Blackberry Support for OCS 2007 R2 and Lync is Now Available

Original Post:

I have been asked several times recently about the BlackBerry® client support for OCS R2 (RIM makes a BlackBerry client that works with OCS. You can read more about it in my original post: Mobile Options for OCS).

The short answer [...]

OCS WMI Reference

OCS installs a set of Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) classes that expose a wealth of information on everything from global settings about an OCS deployment, OCS user settings, or configuration information about a particular server. These classes can be used to programmatically gather configuration information, manage an OCS environment, and automate administrative tasks using a [...]

Importing and Exporting OCS User Contacts

There are several administrative uses for manipulating user contacts – the two primary uses are backup & restore, and inserting a standard set of contacts for an organization or department. There are two options available to import and export user contacts which I explain below.

 1) Command Line Tool (DBIMPEXP.EXE)

DBIMPEXP.EXE is a little-known tool which can [...]