Appear Offline in Lync and other Customizations

Question: Is It Possible To Appear Offline In Lync? Answer: yes In previous releases of Office Communication Server, like 2007 and 2007 R2, you could use Group Policies, to add and change the value of a registry DWORD value called “EnableAppearOffline” to 1, but now in Lync this is not necessary anymore since Lync enables…

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Lync and Private Line

There are a lot of new features available in Lync, and one of them is called “Private Telephone Lines”. A complete review of this feature can be found in this TechNet article: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg412728.aspx I was eager to test this feature, maybe because in the article it stated that Private telephone lines can only be configured…

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Stored Procedures and Lync

After upgrading my demo environment from Lync RC to Lync RTM, I found that my monitoring server role displayed the following error when trying to go to the dashboard … Thanks to Wesley B, I was able to fix the error by running the suggested Stored Procedures Opened SQL Management Studios, drilled down to LcsCDR,…

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