LCS: AS35: Introduction to Microsoft Office Live Communications Server 2005

Skills Assessment Title: AS35: Introduction to Microsoft Office Live Communications Server 2005 Skills Assessment Number: AS35A-100 Language: English Instructions for the Assessment – Go to http://www.microsoft.com/assessment Click àAssess Yourself Click àI already know my topic area Sign in with your Passport account Click àMicrosoft Office Live Communications Server 2005 Click àTake the Assessment   I …

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LCS Beta Exam 71-262

The beta version of this exam is 71-262. Please note that when registering. Read below for details – use this code when registering for the Free Beta Exam –  TS262   <toml lcskid> I took this test Friday April 28 and with my comments on various questions it took me 1.5 hours to complete. <toml…


Microsoft Office Communicator Mobile Product Support Guide

Introduction Installation ISSUE: Installation Prerequisites cause problems when not addressed. In addition to the software and hardware requirements specified in the Microsoft Office Communicator Mobile 2007 Planning and Deployment Guide, the following are installation pre-requisites for the Communicator Mobile client: §  You must not install Communicator Mobile on a storage card. §  The folder to…


Microsoft Office Communicator Mobile has RTM’ed!

Office Communicator Mobile just released to web and is now available for download from http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=BC89EC5E-5F3B-47D2-955B-B0C1DEAC94D8. I will be adding an issues posting that was not included in the release notes or documentation for the product. They will be public KB articles shortly. Toml LCS Kid


OC: Multiparty IM messages generate new window after 10 minute idle period

So I was contacted in IM today by a past colleague (Hey Steve) now doing some consulting and he brought up this issue and trying to find the value as well as some background. The issue came up with a customer who wanted to have what is referred to as persistent chat. We don’t position ourselves…

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MSN and AOL item: New IM Worms Delete Files, Hijack PCs

Please note very carefully that this is an issue for clients that can sign-in to the MSN and AOL services. This could possibly impact those customers running Windows Messenger 5.1 or Mac Messenger which both support multiple “stacks” or services. http://www.techweb.com/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=181501620 This is one reason we inform customers of the PIC capabilities of LCS Server…


LCS PIC – What to do when AOL, MSN, Yahoo! have problems?

Last week (Feb 20-24) we ran into a few problems with 2 of the three partners – MSN and Yahoo!, I will give the details I can of them as well as request some input from you about improvements. Background – all PIC issues, that is communication to and from a corporate domain to any of…


Pink in honor of Sophia’s birthday

I realize it is a technical blog but for a bit of personalization I changed the theme temporarily for my daughter Sophia’s 4th birthday. Not like she is monitoring my site 🙂


LCS: Impact of NetMeeting being retired in Vista (Peer to Peer behavior)

NetMeeting FAQ –   Information current as of October 4, 2005   Q: Will NetMeeting ship in Windows Vista? A: No.  Microsoft is not developing new versions of the NetMeeting feature and NetMeeting will not ship as part of the next major OS release, Windows Vista.   Q: Has Microsoft stopped shipping NetMeeting? A: NetMeeting…

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LCS: Symantec to acquire IMLogic

For those of you in the threat protection arena with IM, this might not be new information, however I thought it good information to share SYMANTEC TO ACQUIRE IMLOGIC Integrating Instant Messaging Management Software Gives Symantec the Only Comprehensive Solution for Complete Messaging Security and Archiving http://www.symantec.com/about/news/release/article.jsp?prid=20060103_01