The Lync contact card shows me what time it is for you

This just proves that even being in the group that builds and owns the product you can still stumble across a cool feature. The contact card not only displays the persons time zone but what time it is there. This is certainly helpful the more you work with peers in international time zones. Here is…

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Who is configured for OCS and Lync Federation?

While Microsoft maintains a list internally, we do not publish the company names that we federate with directly using OCS and Lync. Matt Landis has this blog post where he is gathering that data for those interested. Thanks Julian for the comment with other site – http://lyncdirectory.com TomL LCSKid

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Lync for Mac failing to sign in

October 21 – Microsoft Lync for Mac 2011 client update released today This update addresses two known issues: Lync for Mac sign-in into Office 365 Installation of Mac OS X Lion 10.7.2 causes Lync for Mac to become inoperable The Lync for Mac client is supported with Office 365 however we have an issue under…

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Lync for Mac and possible password issue with special characters

We had a report among some of our internal users of sign-in failures. Based on the log with numerous NTLM authentication failures that there is possibly an issue/bug with special characters in the password. This user reported the use of (¥) which works on the Windows Lync client. We also are hearing for Office365 and…

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How to present PPT from Lync for Mac

So you or a team member has a Mac and is using the Lync for Mac client and now they want to explore their sharing options. Start with the feature comparison chart here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg425836.aspx  You will notice they can’t present a PowerPoint but turns out there is a workaround, and like all workarounds isn’t perfect…

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