New PIC Licensing and released XMPP Gateway

Author: Publication date: October 2009 Product version: Office Communications Server 2007 R2 We are excited to announce changes to the Office Communications Server Public IM Connectivity (PIC) license that provides instant messaging and presence federation to the Windows Live, AOL and Yahoo! public IM networks. Starting October 1, 2009, the following licensing changes will be made: A…

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Updated – PowerShell Script for Retrieving IM from Archiving Database

Author: Nick Smith Publication date: Setember 2009 Product version: Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Following the release of Office Communications Server 2007 Sasa Juratovic posted a PowerShell script  to retrieve user IM conversations form the archiving database.  (http://communicationsserverteam.com/archive/2008/01/14/69.aspx) With the release of Office Communications Server 2007 R2 there were changes in the archiving database schema allowing the…

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Office Communicator 2007 Phone Edition (OCPE) call logs: 401 http errors

Author: Thomas Binder Publication date: September 2009 Product version: Office Communications Server 2007 R2 As we all know, in the world of computers we have a binary system. Either something works (1) or it does not (0). And as all of us really know, there is another state, that we all loath, “works sometimes” (1.5). Recently I…

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No Missed Call Notification for RGS Calls

Author: Stéphane Cavin Publication date: August 2009 Product version: Office Communications Server 2007 R2 When a user is an agent of a Response Group, he will receives voice calls via the Response Group Service. Because calls are not originally targeted at this user in particular, no missed call notification will be generated. This behavior has been designed…

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Vista SP1 (or SP2) DSCP settings for QoS OC 2007 R2

Author: Martin Isaksen Publication date: June 2009 Product version: Office Communications Server 2007 R2 In order to mark Audio and Video packets for DSCP in OC 2007 R2, the following steps has to be performed on Vista SP1 and SP2 PCs: Create and update the following key : (32 bit DWORD set to) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\RTC\Transport\QoSEnabled Set 32 bit…

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Installing Communicator Mobile (COMO) on Windows Mobile 6.0 /6.1

Author: Manjeet Garg Publication date: June 2009 Product version: Office Communications Server 2007 R2 You Can Download Microsoft Office Communicator Mobile 2007 R2 from the following Link – http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=BC08CDB7-98E9-47E5-AA63-EB17C2CE4592&displaylang=en (CommunicatorMobile.PPC.msi) orhttp://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=93062936-F216-4D97-AA13-105A20454322&displaylang=en (CommunicatorMobile.SP.msi Form Link) As per the Article (Installing Communicator Mobile for Windows Mobile from a Storage Card Link http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd425083(office.13).aspx) you need to have a .CAB file,…

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Silverlight Videos of Partner Applications

Author: UC Partner Marketing Publication date: June 2009 Product version: Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Learn about new partner applications built on Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007. The Silverlight player features 3 partner applications: Schlumberger’s extension of Petrel, a software program for exploration geophysics, with rich collaboration features including presence, IM, audio/video conferencing and application sharing POST…

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Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Virtualization

We are pleased to announce official support for server virtualization for Office Communications Server 2007 R2. Author: Jerome Berniere Publication date: May 2009 Product version: Office Communications Server 2007 R2 We are introducing support for both a fully distributed virtualized topology across several hypervisors and for a single server virtualized topology. These topologies are supported on Windows…

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How to install Office Communications Server 2007 R2 to a SQL Server Named Instance using a non default TCPIP port

The information listed below has been tested using Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008. Upon completion of the install remember to reboot the Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Enterprise Edition Pool server to make sure that all the services start without an issue. Author: Mike Adkins Publication date: April 2009 Product version:…

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UPDATE for R2: Where to Store OCS Global Settings?

This is an update to a post I made about a year ago to help you choose the AD store OCS uses for global settings.  Author: Andrew Sniderman Publication date: April 2009 Product version: Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Quick note on terminologyActive Directory has three stores often referred to as Naming Contexts –Schema, Domain and Configuration. …

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