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October 2012 Technical Rollup: Unified Communications

News

Premier

OpsVault — Operate and Optimize IT
http://www.opsvault.com/

Microsoft Premier Support UK – Site Home – TechNet Blogs
http://blogs.technet.com/b/mspremuk/

Antigen & Forefront

ForeFront Team Blog http://blogs.technet.com/forefront

ForeFront Server Security Support Blog http://blogs.technet.com/fssnerds

Exchange

Exchange Team Blog – Site Home – TechNet Blogs http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/

MCS UK Unified Communications Blog – Site Home – TechNet Blogs http://blogs.technet.com/b/msukucc

Microsoft Online Services Team Blog – Site Home – TechNet Blogs http://blogs.technet.com/b/msonline/

  1. Exchange Server 2010 Monitoring Management Pack re-released http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/09/06/exchange-server-2010-monitoring-management-pack-re-released.aspx
  2. Office 365 – Password Expiration Notifications in Outlook http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/09/11/office-365-password-expiration-notifications-in-outlook.aspx   RBAC: Walkthrough of creating a role that can wipe ActiveSync Devices http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/09/12/rbac-walkthrough-of-creating-a-role-that-can-wipe-activesync-devices.aspx
  3. Windows Server 2012 and Exchange http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/09/14/windows-server-2012-and-exchange.aspx
  4. Exchange Online Protection: A Premium Protection and Policy Service for Email http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/09/18/exchange-online-protection-a-premium-protection-and-policy-service-for-email.aspx
  5. Comparing Exchange Online and Exchange Server 2013 http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/09/19/comparing-exchange-online-and-exchange-server-2013.aspx
  6. The Cloud On Your Terms (PART I): Deploying Hybrid http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/09/20/the-cloud-on-your-terms-part-i-deploying-hybrid.aspx
  7. The Cloud On Your Terms (PART II): Managing Hybrid http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/09/20/the-cloud-on-your-terms-part-ii-managing-hybrid.aspx
  8. Lessons from the Datacenter: Managed Availability http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/09/21/lessons-from-the-datacenter-managed-availability.aspx
  9. In-Place Archiving http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/09/25/in-place-archiving.aspx
  10. Announcing Exchange 2010 Service Pack 3 http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/09/25/announcing-exchange-2010-service-pack-3.aspx
  11. In-Place eDiscovery and In-Place Hold in the New Exchange – Part I http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/09/26/in-place-e-discovery-and-in-place-hold-in-the-new-exchange.aspx
  12. Keeping Your Organization Safe with the New Exchange http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/09/27/keeping-your-organization-safe-with-the-new-exchange.aspx
  13. Introducing Data Loss Prevention in the New Exchange http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/09/28/introducing-data-loss-prevention-in-the-new-exchange.aspx
  14. In-Place eDiscovery and In-Place Hold in the New Exchange – Part II http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/09/28/in-place-ediscovery-and-in-place-hold-in-the-new-exchange-part-ii.aspx

Hosted Messaging Collaboration

None

Lync, Office Communication Server & LiveMeeting

NextHop – Site Home – TechNet Blogs http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/

DrRez: Microsoft Lync Server Technical Reference Hub – Site Home – TechNet Blogs http://blogs.technet.com/b/drrez/

  1. Lync Server 2013 Preview: Recovering Response Groups During Disaster Recovery http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2012/09/04/lync-server-2013-preview-recovering-response-groups-during-disaster-recovery.aspx
  2. Lync Server 2013 Preview and Windows PowerShell: The Cure for the Post-Olympic Blues http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2012/09/05/lync-server-2013-preview-and-windows-powershell-the-cure-for-the-post-olympic-blues.aspx
  3. Update: Lync Server 2010 Remote Connectivity Analyzer http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2012/09/06/office-communications-server-remote-connectivity-analyzer.aspx
  4. How to Automate the New Account Creation Process http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2012/09/10/how-to-automate-your-new-account-creation-process.aspx
  5. Lync Server 2010 Response Group Service Commander http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2012/09/12/lync-response-group-service-commander.aspx
  6. Lync and Learn: Lync To Phone, Overview and Setup http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2012/09/13/lync-and-learn-lync-to-phone-overview-and-setup.aspx
  7. Lync Server 2010 Geographically Dispersed Edge Topology: Part 2 http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2012/09/17/lync-server-2010-geographically-dispersed-edge-topology-part-2.aspx
  8. Lync Online: Office 365 for SMB Jump Start – Administering Lync Online http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2012/09/18/lync-online-office-365-for-smb-jump-start-administering-lync-online.aspx
  9. Lync Server 2010 External User Access Security Overview http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2012/09/19/lync-server-2010-external-user-access-security-overview.aspx
  10. Update: Configuring Lync Client Access Capabilities to Meet Client Access License Requirements http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2012/09/20/configuring-lync-client-access-capabilities-to-meet-client-access-license-requirements.aspx
  11. Update: Microsoft Lync 2013 Preview in a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2012/09/21/microsoft-lync-2013-preview-in-a-virtual-desktop-infrastructure.aspx
  12. Lync Server 2010 Response Group Application Frequently Asked Questions http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2012/09/24/lync-server-2010-response-group-application-frequently-asked-questions.aspx
  13. LyncMD: Lync Users Do Not Hear Ringback Tone for Outbound Calls Through PSTN Gateway http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2012/09/27/lync-users-do-not-hear-ringback-tone-for-outbound-calls-through-pstn-gateway.aspx

Outlook

Outlook Blog http://blogs.office.com/b/microsoft-outlook/

Other

The Master Blog – Site Home – TechNet Blogs http://blogs.technet.com/b/themasterblog/

Downloads

Antigen & Forefront

None

Exchange

None

Office 365

  1. Lync-to-phone Setup Checklist
    If your version of Office 365 includes Lync-to-phone (Lync Plan 3), you can set up an account with a Lync-to-phone service provider so users can make calls to, or receive calls from, any phone number. With Exchange Plan 2 and Unified Messaging, users can access voice mail directly from Outlook or Lync. http://www.microsoft.com/download/details.aspx?id=30739
  2. Information Protection and Control (IPC) in Office 365 Preview with Windows Azure AD Rights Management whitepaper
    http://www.microsoft.com/download/details.aspx?id=34768
  3. Office Deployment Tool for Click-to-Run Preview
    The Office Deployment Tool allows the administrator to customize and manage Office 2013 Click-to-Run deployments. This tool will help adminstrators to manage installations sources, product/language combinations, and deployment configuration options for Office Click-to-Run. http://www.microsoft.com/download/details.aspx?id=30344
  4. Microsoft Office 2013 Preview AppV packages
    Virtualized Office 2013 Preview packages for AppV 5.0 Beta deployments http://www.microsoft.com/download/details.aspx?id=30423
  5. Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 XMPP Gateway Hotfix KB 2742290
    This download includes all available updates for Office Communications Server 2007 R2 XMPP Gateway. http://www.microsoft.com/download/details.aspx?id=12722

Lync, Office Communication Server & LiveMeeting

  1. VHD Test Drive – Lync Server 2010 (Eval) – Part 2 of 2
    This download comes as a pre-configured set of VHD’s. This download enables you to fully evaluate Microsoft Lync Server 2010. http://www.microsoft.com/download/details.aspx?id=34602
  2. OCS 2007 R2 Group Chat Client
    This download includes all available updates for OCS 2007 R2 Group Chat Client. http://www.microsoft.com/download/details.aspx?id=30406
  3. OCS 2007 R2 Group Chat Server
    This download includes all available updates for OCS 2007 R2 Group Chat Server http://www.microsoft.com/download/details.aspx?id=30404
  4. VHD Test Drive – Lync Server 2010 (Eval) – Part 1 of 2
    This download comes as a pre-configured set of VHD’s. This download enables you to fully evaluate Microsoft Lync Server 2010. http://www.microsoft.com/download/details.aspx?id=26217
  5. Delegation for IP Phones White Paper
    This document discusses extension of the Boss/Admin features to IP phones. The boss-delegate is a collection of features designed by the Microsoft Lync team which optimize the boss and delegate Lync roles in IP phones with Lync Server. http://www.microsoft.com/download/details.aspx?id=34593
  6. OCS 2007 R2 Group Chat Admin Tool
    This download includes all available updates for OCS 2007 R2 Group Chat Admin Tool. http://www.microsoft.com/download/details.aspx?id=30405
  7. Audiocodes SmartTap Partner Solution Brief
    A brief describing Audiocodes SmartTap, a call recording solution for Lync. http://www.microsoft.com/download/details.aspx?id=34689
  8. Microsoft Lync 2010 Phone Edition for Polycom CX700 and LG-Nortel IP Phone 8540 – February 2012 Cumulative Update
    Microsoft® Lync™ 2010 Phone Edition for Polycom® CX700 and LG-Nortel IP Phone 8540 is the next generation of software designed for the phones from Polycom and LG-Nortel to interoperate with Microsoft® Lync™ Server 2010. Lync Phone Edition provides traditional and advanced telephony features, integrated security, manageability and much more. http://www.microsoft.com/download/details.aspx?id=34701
  9. Microsoft Lync 2013 (Preview) VDI Plugin
    Microsoft Lync 2013 (Preview) VDI plug-in enables you to experience local like audio and video in peer-to-peer calls and conference calls when using Microsoft Lync 2013 (Preview) in a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Environment. http://www.microsoft.com/download/details.aspx?id=34694
  10. Microsoft Lync 2010 Attendee – User Level Install
    Microsoft Lync 2010 Attendee is a conferencing client that allows users without Microsoft Lync 2010 installed, to participate in online meetings. If you are not an administrator on the computer but an administrator has allowed you to perform installations, you can install this application. http://www.microsoft.com/download/details.aspx?id=15755
  11. Microsoft Lync 2010 Attendee – Admin Level Install
    Microsoft Lync 2010 Attendee is a conferencing client that allows users without Microsoft Lync 2010 installed, to participate in online meetings. A user with an administrator account on the computer can install Lync 2010 Attendee so that users of the computer can join Microsoft Lync Server 2010-hosted meetings. http://www.microsoft.com/download/details.aspx?id=23396

Outlook

None

Other

None

Downloads

None

Events/Webcasts

  1. Effective Conferencing with Microsoft Lync: Transitioning from Office Live Meeting
    Event ID: 1032530396
    Language(s):  English.
    An introduction to Microsoft Lync for users making the move from Office Live Meeting.
    Starts: Wednesday, October 03, 2012 9:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 1 hour(s) https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032530396
  2. Best Practices for Microsoft Lync Conferencing
    Event ID: 1032530402
    Language(s):  English.
    Learn best practices for managing Online Meetings using Microsoft Lync. From scheduled conferences to instant application sharing, discover how easy it is to collaborate successfully!
    Starts: Wednesday, October 03, 2012 11:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 1 hour(s) https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032530402
  3. Introducing Microsoft Lync
    Event ID: 1032530410
    Language(s):  English.
    Welcome to Microsoft Lync! Learn how Lync integrates instant messaging, audio and video calling, and online meeting functionality into one easy-to-use unified platform that will contribute to greater collaboration and more effective communication.
    Starts: Thursday, October 04, 2012 7:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 1 hour(s) https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032530410
  4. Introducing Microsoft Lync
    Event ID: 1032530411
    Language(s):  English.
    Welcome to Microsoft Lync! Learn how Lync integrates instant messaging, audio and video calling, and online meeting functionality into one easy-to-use unified platform that will contribute to greater collaboration and more effective communication.
    Starts: Thursday, October 04, 2012 9:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 1 hour(s) https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032530411
  5. Effective Conferencing with Microsoft Lync: Transitioning from Office Live Meeting
    Event ID: 1032530397
    Language(s):  English.  An introduction to Microsoft Lync for users making the move from Office Live Meeting.
    Starts: Wednesday, October 10, 2012 9:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration:1 hour(s) https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032530397
  6. Best Practices for Microsoft Lync Conferencing
    Event ID: 1032530403
    Language(s):  English.
    Learn best practices for managing Online Meetings using Microsoft Lync. From scheduled conferences to instant application sharing, discover how easy it is to collaborate successfully!
    Starts: Wednesday, October 10, 2012 11:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 1 hour(s) https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032530403
  7. Introducing Microsoft Lync
    Event ID: 1032530412
    Language(s):  English.
    Welcome to Microsoft Lync! Learn how Lync integrates instant messaging, audio and video calling, and online meeting functionality into one easy-to-use unified platform that will contribute to greater collaboration and more effective communication.
    Starts: Thursday, October 11, 2012 7:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 1 hour(s) https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032530412
  8. Introducing Microsoft Lync
    Event ID: 1032530413
    Language(s):  English.
    Welcome to Microsoft Lync! Learn how Lync integrates instant messaging, audio and video calling, and online meeting functionality into one easy-to-use unified platform that will contribute to greater collaboration and more effective communication.
    Starts: Thursday, October 11, 2012 9:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 1 hour(s) https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032530413
  9. Effective Conferencing with Microsoft Lync: Transitioning from Office Live Meeting
    Event ID: 1032530398
    Language(s):  English.
    An introduction to Microsoft Lync for users making the move from Office Live Meeting.
    Starts: Wednesday, October 17, 2012 9:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 1 hour(s) https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032530398
  10. Best Practices for Microsoft Lync Conferencing
    Event ID: 1032530404
    Language(s):  English.
    Learn best practices for managing Online Meetings using Microsoft Lync. From scheduled conferences to instant application sharing, discover how easy it is to collaborate successfully!
    Starts: Wednesday, October 17, 2012 11:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 1 hour(s) https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032530404
  11. Introducing Microsoft Lync
    Event ID: 1032530414
    Language(s):  English.
    Welcome to Microsoft Lync! Learn how Lync integrates instant messaging, audio and video calling, and online meeting functionality into one easy-to-use unified platform that will contribute to greater collaboration and more effective communication.
    Starts: Thursday, October 18, 2012 7:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 1 hour(s) https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032530414
  12. Introducing Microsoft Lync
    Event ID: 1032530415
    Language(s):  English.
    Welcome to Microsoft Lync! Learn how Lync integrates instant messaging, audio and video calling, and online meeting functionality into one easy-to-use unified platform that will contribute to greater collaboration and more effective communication.
    Starts: Thursday, October 18, 2012 9:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 1 hour(s) https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032530415
  13. Effective Conferencing with Microsoft Lync: Transitioning from Office Live
    Meeting Event ID: 1032530399
    Language(s):  English.
    An introduction to Microsoft Lync for users making the move from Office Live Meeting.
    Starts: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 9:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 1 hour(s) https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032530399
  14. Best Practices for Microsoft Lync Conferencing
    Event ID: 1032530405
    Language(s):  English.
    Learn best practices for managing Online Meetings using Microsoft Lync. From scheduled conferences to instant application sharing, discover how easy it is to collaborate successfully!
    Starts: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 11:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 1 hour(s) https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032530405
  15. Introducing Microsoft Lync
    Event ID: 1032530416
    Language(s):  English.
    Welcome to Microsoft Lync! Learn how Lync integrates instant messaging, audio and video calling, and online meeting functionality into one easy-to-use unified platform that will contribute to greater collaboration and more effective communication.
    Starts: Thursday, October 25, 2012 7:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 1 hour(s) https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032530416
  16. Introducing Microsoft Lync
    Event ID: 1032530417
    Language(s):  English.
    Welcome to Microsoft Lync! Learn how Lync integrates instant messaging, audio and video calling, and online meeting functionality into one easy-to-use unified platform that will contribute to greater collaboration and more effective communication.
    Starts: Thursday, October 25, 2012 9:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 1 hour(s) https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032530417
  17. Effective Conferencing with Microsoft Lync: Transitioning from Office Live Meeting
    Event ID: 1032530400
    Language(s):  English.
    An introduction to Microsoft Lync for users making the move from Office Live Meeting.
    Starts: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 9:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 1 hour(s) https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032530400
  18. Best Practices for Microsoft Lync Conferencing
    Event ID: 1032530406
    Language(s):  English.
    Learn best practices for managing Online Meetings using Microsoft Lync. From scheduled conferences to instant application sharing, discover how easy it is to collaborate successfully!
    Starts: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 11:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 1 hour(s) https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032530406

New KBs

Exchange

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Coexistence:

  1. The e-mail address could not be resolved to an ExchangePrincipal error when a user tries to view free/busy information in Outlook http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2697150
  2. 404 – File or directory not found error message when you log off Outlook Web Access in Exchange Server 2003 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2748254

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Enterprise:

  1. The delegates page is not available. Cannot access Outlook folder error message when you try to configure a delegate by using Outlook 2007 or Outlook 2010 in an Exchange Server 2010 environment http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2753709

Outlook

Microsoft Office Outlook 2007

  1. Description of the Outlook 2007 Junk Email Filter update: September 11 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2687407
  2. Delivering POP mail to an Exchange account may result in duplicate email messages http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2752393
  3. Description of the Office updates: September 11 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2755588

Microsoft Outlook 2002 Standard Edition

  1. HOW TO: Specify Exchange Server Settings for Outlook 2002 User Profiles in the Custom Installation Wizard in Office XP http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308997

Microsoft Outlook 2010

  1. Outlook 2010 MailTip states that you don’t have permission to send to a restricted distribution group http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2755743
  2. Outlook continues to prompt for credentials after your domain password changes http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2762344
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