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 [...]
For all those using my OCS 2007 Automatic Sign-In Troubleshooting Tool, I’ve made a couple of minor improvements. The latest version can be downloaded here: http://www.insideocs.com/tools/MOCLogin.htm There are some usability improvements including the ability to copy the results to the clipboard.
Thanks to all those providing feedback.
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 [...]