Microsoft Office Communications Server Remote Connectivity Analyzer

Microsoft has recently made available a Beta version of a web tool that can be used to test the external connectivty of your OCS Edge deployment: https://www.testocsconnectivity.com/.

You can choose to manually enter your Edge Access hostname and port (normally 443), or by using auto-discovery (via DNS records). The auto-discovery option is good because it inherently [...]

OCS R2 32-bit Administrative Tools

Further to my post on OCS R2 Administrative Tools – Quick Facts, here is how to install the 32-bit version of the OCS R2 32-bit Administrative Tools.

Note: the 32-bit version is currently not supported on Windows XP; only Windows Vista SP1 (Business or Enterprise), Windows Server 2003 with SP2, and Windows Server 2008.

The 32-bit installation is available [...]

Summary of July 2009 Updates

Several updates where released last month (July 2009) to the server and client pieces of OCS.  Here is a summary of all the updates and links to download them and more information:

Office Communicator 2007 R2: Description of the update for Communicator 2007 R2: July 2009

This will update your Communicator R2 version to 3.5.6907.37.
This is a [...]