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…


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.


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…


How is the Office Communicator 2007 Phone Edition retrieving Outlook Contacts, Call logs and Voice Mails?

The Office Communicator 2007 Phone Edition device is able to retrieve the users Outlook Contacts, Call logs and Voice Mails and display them on the device. How is it doing it? It is accessing the Exchange 2007 Client Access Server (CAS) and retrieving the information using Exchange 2007 Web Services (EWS). How is it locating…


Localized version of Office Communicator 2007 Phone Edition

On January 16, 2008 Microsoft made localized versions of the Office Communicator 2007 Phone Edition firmware available on Microsoft.com for download. There are Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean and Spanish firmware versions. The firmware version available is 1.0522.41. In order to run the localized versions on a Office Communicator 2007 Phone Edition device you…