LCS Presence – Outlook, Sharepoint, etc.

I am updating this topic to ensure that you never come here for information that is located elsewhere. The KB should always be authoritative, what you find here would be a supplement or clarification. I will post here the summary of main presence related issues so you get an idea of what you might need…


LCS 2003 & Windows Messenger 5 Connectivity

LCS 2003 & Windows Messenger 5 ConnectivityOverall the behavior below is applicable for LCS 2005 but given the new feature of Pools there may be some slight/subtle difference, so for now this is about 2003 and I will edit at a later time with 2005 applicable changes (if any). When establishing connectivity for Windows Messenger…


LCS 2003 Certificates

LCS 2003 Certificates   * For those looking for LCS 2005 data, information will be documented and does vary slightly due to the use of a pools (collection of Home Servers), which will require the use of SUBJECT_ALT_NAME One of the main calls received for Live Communications Server is around the topic of Certificates. It…


LCS – TCP Secondary connections and Messenger through a firewall (TCP or TLS)

—————————————————————————————————————————- Updated April 29, 2005 New subject as I will post another entry that is more specific to the Windows Messenger client and port usage for its features. —————————————————————————————————————————-   Customers using Windows Messenger to connect through a firewall will find this post informative. Please be advised that it is written based on a customer…


Live Communications Server (introduction)

Why view/read this blog? I provide support for Live Communications Server and will use this as a place to put lessons learned while playing with the product, trying various configurations and also those lessons learned from the customers who call. I am by no means an expert in SIP/SIMPLE so for those that are also…