There have recently been several noteworthy changes to the Microsoft TechNet OCS and UC resources available on TechNet. Here is a summary of the changes:
1) The OCS TechNet Forums have Moved
If you have never used them before, the Microsoft OCS TechNet Forums are a great resource for asking questions and resolving problems. As of last [...]
On a desktop I use regularly, I had a nagging Live Meeting issue when trying to attend a hosted Live Meeting. After clicking the “Join Meeting” link I received the following error:
I had always assumed the root cause was that the Live Meeting client was getting confused between on-premise and hosted live meetings because I [...]
If you are planning on deploying Communicator Web Access (CWA) here are 10 important things to know based on experience:
A CWA R2 server is needed for providing users with PIN numbers for the OCS R2 dial-in audio conferencing feature.
A CWA R2 server is required to enable desktop sharing with Anonymous or Federated External Contacts.
To make desktop [...]
October 2009 updates for both Office Communicator 2007 R2 and OCS 2007 R2 Server are available.
Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2
Download: Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2 Hotfix KB 972884
Knowledge base article on what this update fixes.
One fix caught my eye: “Error message when you log off, restart, or shut down a computer that is running Communicator [...]
A quick but important reminder for those deployments upgrading their user clients from Office Communicator 2005 to Office Communicator 2007 or 2007 R2.
When an OCS user gets enabled for Enhanced Presence, either through the OCS management console or programmatically (through a script modifying AD directly or the WMI provider), Communicator 2005 users can still login. [...]