Lync Server 2013 – Installing Lync Database Update Failed with Error "Set owner failed for Database 'rtcxds'."

Issue :  Installation of Lync server 2013 database update failed with error "Set owner failed for Database 'rtcxds'." Command used to update the Lync database "Install-CsDatabase -ConfiguredDatabases -SqlServerFqdn FEBE.FQDN -Verbose " Assessment : Looking more closer to the error message and the log file it created, Its clear that while updating the database its complaining…


How to View Caller ID for NON UM enabled users?

Here is the TechNet link for Understanding Name Lookups from a Caller ID In that above TechNet link you can find very good information and flow chart about Name Lookups from a Caller ID.   With this Blog I want to make it simple and add some more information.   Unified Messaging (UM) uses information…


Group Chat Server cannot find Rtccomponentuniversalservices in Multi Domain Scenario.

Symptom: Not able to Install the Group chat with error “Group chat server cannot find RTCComponentUniversalServices” in Multi domain Scenario Cause: If you try to install group chat server in child domain it will fail with Group chat server cannot find RTCComponentUniversalServices. The ServerConfigTool.log file shows that the Server Configuration Wizard is querying the Global Catalog in…


Exchange 2007 SP1 Features with Communications Server 2007 and without Communications server 2007

Exchange 2007 SP1 Features with Communications Server 2007   The following is a summary of the Unified Messaging features that are available in an integrated Exchange 2007 SP1 and Communications Server 2007 environment: Support for additional types of UM dial plans   To interoperate with Communications Server 2007, Exchange 2007 SP1 Unified Messaging supports the following additional types of UM…


OCS 2007 R2 new features.

Wow, What a Technology and Features OCS R2 Offers….. Key new features of Office Communications Server 2007 R2 include the following: Next-Generation Collaboration • Dial-in audioconferencing. Office Communications Server 2007 R2 enables businesses to eliminate costly audioconferencing services with an on-premise audioconferencing bridge that is managed by IT as part of the overall communications infrastructure….


What are the New services in front end server of OCS 2007 R2

   What are the new services in OCS R2? Now OCS R2 front end server also includes the Application server. The OCS 2007 R2 Application Server has following services: Conferencing Attendant Conferencing Announcement Service Outside Voice Control Response Group Service Following services are still there on the R2 version of OCS 2007. The obove services are only…


Unable to download address book from Office Communicator 2007 – prompting for credentials

After installing OCS, you find that you’re not able to download the Address Book.  Office Communicator will prompt for the entry of credentials over and over while trying to download the address book but credentials will not be accepted.  You’ll see the error on Communicator: “Your password is required to synchronize with the corporate address…


Archiving CDR Reporter Tool and custom SQL Queries.

There is an interesting and quite useful tool called Archiving CDR Reporter tool that comes with OCS 2007 resource kit.   The Microsoft Office Communications Server Archiving CDR Reporter tool can be used to collect variety of usage reports based on the information available in Archiving/CDR tables. Administrators can add custom queries to the configuration…


How to add all federated contacts to the OCS address Book?

This Post is all about how to provide the fuctionality to end user of searching a federated contact in your local address book using MOC? Recently i worked on a case where we have three AD forests with single AD Domain per forest, each AD forest has Exchange 2007 and OCS 2007 with Internet Access, therefore OCS Edge Servers are…