Debugging Office Communicator 2007 automatic sign-in issues can be frustrating because of the different DNS records and their associated formats that are used to locate the home server or pool to attempt the sign-in. To simplify the debugging process, I wrote a small Windows tool that can be downloaded and run on the client.
The OCS [...]
One of the goals of this blog is provide answers to important questions or issues that the public documentation does not clearly address. I recently encountered such an issue while trying to definitively determine the best OCS pool type in a relatively small deployment (about ~3500 users): Consolidated or Expanded.
The basic differences between Consolidated and [...]