A major upgrade is now available to my popular OCS and Lync Sign-In Troubleshooting Tool. This is a small free tool to help troubleshoot client-side Communicator, and now Lync, sign-in issues (see The OCS 2007 Automatic Sign-In Troubleshooting Tool V2.0 for more information on previous releases).
A major upgrade is now available to my popular [...]
I released a small free troubleshooting tool back in October 2008 to help diagnose Communicator automatic sign-in issues. It queries all the possible DNS records that Communicator could use to connect to the OCS server, and displays all the associated matches on the client computer.
I have made some significant improvements based on feedback and rolled [...]
Three items are key for automatic Office Communicator sign-in to work in an OCS 2007 environment:
Specifying the correct FQDN in DNS for the SRV record used for automatic sign-in.
Ensuring the correct Subject Name (and possibly Subject Alternative Names) are specified on the OCS certificate where the client connects (e.g. the certificate on the [...]