What is Internal Enterprise Extension?

Last week at Microsoft Tech·Ed Europe 2009 in Berlin several attendees came to the UC Booth and asked about the usage of the Internal Enterprise Extension flag in a OCS 2007 R2 normalization rule. Since it seems to be an interesting topic I wanted to write about it. The official documentation on the topic is…

Microsoft Office Communicator Phone Edition Upgrade Guide

Some time ago Rick Varvel create a very detailed guide on how to configure the Edge server role. Rick has now create a similar very detailed guide on how you can upgrade your Microsoft Office Communicator Phone Edition devices – http://blogs.technet.com/rickva/archive/2009/10/03/ocpe-device-tanjay-upgrade-guide.aspx. It also cover all the necessary environment dependencies and how to configure them. Definitely…

We have released the 32-bit version of the PreCallDiagTool

The PreCallDiagTool is an application that reports expected audio quality as it relates to the network effect. The tool should be installed on any desktop or laptop PC that suffers from inconsistent network connection quality. The PreCallDiagTool can provide a quick check of the current network conditions and also preserve a history of quality data…

New Office Communicator Phone Edition 2007 R2 version released

Recently we released the 3.5.6907.31 version of the OCPE firmware. It’s available here http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=565595be-6cf3-4a61-a1e4-12555749ca64 in English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazil) and Spanish.

OCS 2007 R2 documentation

We have made the documentation to OCS 2007 R2 available both as a Compiled Help Module (CHM) file and as individual documents – http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=e9f86f96-aa09-4dca-9088-f64b4f01c703

OCS 2007 R2 Release Notes available

We have made the R2 release notes available http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=60a6d84a-29c5-472b-bb3e-6caa39b745ed&DisplayLang=en. Included is Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2 Phone Edition Release Notes containing valuable information about various issues you might run into when upgrading devices.

OCS 2007 R1/R2 Remote Access Configuration Guide

Rick Varvel has published a very detailed and comprehensive guide on how to configure Remote Access for OCS 2007 R1 and R2. Well worth reading. Please take a look at it here http://blogs.technet.com/rickva/archive/2009/04/09/ocs-2007-r1-r2-remote-access-configuration-guide.aspx

Migrating from LCS 2005 SP1 to OCS 2007 R2 – which client can you use when?

This is an update to my my previous post on migration http://blogs.technet.com/jenstr/archive/2007/11/27/migrating-from-lcs-2005-sp1-to-ocs-2007-which-client-can-you-use-when.aspx. I’ve only updated the table. For the full details please refer to the previous post. Row Client connects with User homed on Enabled for Enhanced Presence Enhanced Presence Mode set Connection works? 1 OC 2005 LCS 2005 SP1 N/A N/A Yes 2 OC…