Certificate handling differences with Windows Messenger 5.0 vs. 5.1

UPDATE <4/06/2005> Thanks Randy! The customer having this issue followed up and identified the root cause to be an invalid Certificate Revocation Path on the certificates. REPORTED PROBLEM Users connecting to LCS 2003 configured for TLS with Windows Messenger 5.0 could connect successfully. After upgrading to Windows Messenger 5.1 they would fail the connection with…


Windows Messenger Autoconfiguration with LCS and domain names SRV queries

Interesting customer issue reported in that they could connect using TLS when providing the FQDN but when using Autoconfiguration it failed to connect. Normally when a customer tells us this we know that it is NOT a certificate issue, otherwise TLS would fail when using the FQDN. We can suspect that we have incorrect SRV…


LCS haitus (sort of) February 7 – April 7

Update: I am focusing on our upcoming release of Istanbul and the telephony integration. Unfortunately this is a beta product so I won’t be able to post information here until it becomes public. Here is the press statement from the Fall 2004 VON Conference and Expo: http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2004/oct04/10-19NewRTCollabClientPR.asp I will be working on an 8 week…