OCS Master

One of the projects I’ve been working on this autumn has been the OCS Master program. My role has been to act as the interface between the component teams in the OCG Product Group – the folks developing OCS, OC, Live Meeting, Attendant, OCPE etc – and the team developing the content for the program….


How to install a Public Root CA certificate on Office Communicator 2007 Phone Edition

What can you do if the Public Certificate you are using on your Edge server(s) is not trusted by Office Communicator 2007 Phone edition? The public certificate is not trusted because its corresponding Root CA certificate is not installed on the device per default. In this post I describe how to make Root CA certificates…


Missed Called Notifications

As a user of OCS 2007 you have the ability to receive Missed Call Notifications. How the Missed Call Notification is generated depends on the configuration of the user in question. Let’s examine the different options. Enterprise Voice with Exchange 2007 SP1 Unified Messaging (UM) As an Enterprise Voice enabled user with voice mail coming…


Uploading of a .cab file to Update Server WSS site fails with an HttpException and the message Request timed out.

Sometimes, when you upload a new .cab file for Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 Phone Edition or Microsoft RoundTable using the OCS 2007 Software Update Service Management Console Upload Software feature, the upload fails with an HttpException and the message Request timed out in the event log. The actual exception might vary, but the real reason…