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Lync Automatic Sign in works for Lync client, but not on OCS R2 client

I'm having a strange issue. Currently I have Lync 2010 standard deployed in my environment. With the Lync client (v. 4.0) the automatic sign-in works fine. BUT, with my OCS R2 client, the automatic ...
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How can I manually remove a dead OCS 2007 R2 Monitoring server?

At the moment, I'm trying to get what is effectively a cut down version of our production OCS 2007 R2 environment working in a segregated lab. For a variety of different reasons, this initially ...
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Deactivate dead OCS 2007 R2 Edge Server?

I'm having a surprising issue where our old OCS 2007 R2 Edge server died of hardware failure (no backup) in the middle of our move to Lync. How can I forcefully remove the Edge server from the ...
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Office communicator option

I am looking or icon/option for office communicator Embed in office power point 2010, when click icon running presentation, it should be open direct video chat
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OCS 2007 R2 - other telephone number trouble

I have the installation of Office Communications Server 2007 R2. There is a directory service (ADDS) user account named User1. There is a list of "other" phone numbers in the properties of the User1 ...
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Communicator 2007 R2 saved conversation in Outlook has LARGE filesize

I recently upgraded from Communicator 2007 to 2007 R2. I notice that the conversations saved to Outlook Conversation History folder occupy much more space (~ 10x-20x) than they used to. For example, ...
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Helpdesk URL in Lync Attendee

I work as a Lync Admin for a company that has a mixed Lync Client and Lync Attendee environment. We have a helpdesk environment set up for all of our clients pushed out using the Cs-ConferencingPolicy ...
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Integration: Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS) 2007 R2 with Avaya Communication Manager (CM) telephones in Remote Call Control (RCC) mode

I need to integrate Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS) 2007 R2 with Avaya Communication Manager (CM) telephones in Remote Call Control (RCC) mode. I have: Server 1: Windows Server 2008 ...
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What data is collected by “Turn on logging in Communicator”?

In Communicator, there are a few logging options available in the Options dialog. Under Personal: Save my instant message conversations in the Outlook Conversation History folder. Save my call logs ...
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Is it possible to modify the Notification and Alert Settings for all users on Windows 7?

We are testing moving users to from XP to windows 7. One of the first complaints we got is that the default behavior for Communicator 2007 doesn't show the "pop-up" notifications when you first ...
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Picking up a Lync installation where someone else left off

I'm about ready to pick up a Microsoft Lync Server 2010 installation from someone else and I am not exactly sure where he left off. I'm not sure if I'm going to get any notes on his progress either. ...
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VSTS2010 crashes on opening the team explorer->My queries node

VSTS2010 crashes on opening the team explorer->My queries node this does not repeat if MSN office communicator (2007 R2 version) is exited. the issue occurs only if MSN office communicator is up and ...
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Can I use in-house OCS 2007 with a hosted exchange server?

I currently have an in-house Exchange Server 2007 that is about to move to a hosted service of Exchange 2007/2010. I also have an in-house Office Communications Server (OCS) 2007. I know that OCS ...
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OCS 2007 R2 Group Chat Client takes a long time to start

We are using OCS 2007 R2 with Group Chat. The Group Chat client starts up quickly on our Windows 7 boxes, but takes over two minutes (!) to start on our Windows XP SP3 boxes. The July 2010 hotfix has ...
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LYNC / OCS… problems getting edge server working

New setup Lync 2010 (i.e. OCS 2010). I have serious problems getting my edge system going. Internally things work fine. Externally I am stuck. I have used the tester at ...
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Lync and OCS 2007 R2 Side by Side

Im wondering if i can install LYNC as a test basis side by side by the production OCS 2007 R2. They would both be in the same domain, but off course on seperate domains. Reason i ask is because i ...
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How to increase the maximum number of participants in Office Communicator conference

We often want to make quick announcements to our group of 20 people using Office Communicator, so we highlight a group of contacts and start a new IM session. However, only a maximum of 10 people are ...
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What is the difference between msExchangeHideFromAddressBook and msExchHideFromAddressLists?

I'm trying to set up up AD attributes for some groups to hide them from the OCS/MOC address book. According to this article: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee323528(office.13).aspx There ...
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Office Communicator 2007 R2 problems when sharing desktops

We have a number of machines on our local lan (no firewalls) with Office Communicator 2007 R2 (with Enterprise CALS) installed on. All but a couple of them can share their desktops with no problem at ...
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Office Communicator 2007 - cannot save conversation history

I'm deploying Windows 7 Enterprise via WDS with SCCM, for around 6000 desktops/laptops. My task sequence installs many standard applications (flash, adobe acrobat reader etc...), as well as Office ...
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Remove OCS user programatically

I am looking for programatically removing user accounts from OCS 2007 R2. I would prefer vbscript solution as this will become part of larger deprovisioning script used for removing various user ...
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OCS Audio problem between users on separate LANs

On our OCS 2007 R2 setup users connect to OCS externally. Users can initiate video sessions successfully and can see each other. About the audio, something strange is going on. If they call each other ...
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Conversation history in Outlook 2010 (x64) with Office Communicator 2007 R2

Since upgrading from Office 2007 to Office 2010 (x64), conversation history from Office Communicator 2007 R2 no longer is saved into Outlook's Conversation History folder, even though Communicator ...
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Enable Phone Integration OC 2007/OCS Standard

I have a basic setup OCS Standard setup w/ OC 2007 clients and Altigen for our phone system. I want to enable Phone integration through OC 2007, but the check box is grayed out. I have tried: ...
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Will OCS work for instant messaging between two independent networks?

My understanding is that Office Communicator (and OCS in general) is targeted at a non-public network such as you would find within a typical large Co. Can it be used for instant messaging between ...
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Running Microsoft Office Communication Server 2007 R2 on virtual machine?

Does anyone know if it is officially supported to run Microsoft Office Communication Server 2007 R2 on a virtual machine? (Virtual PC/VMWare/Hyper-V)
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Office Communicator and cannot sync Address book error

We are trying to get OCS 2007 R2 up and running. The clients login fine, but when I let it sit for a while, we still get the address book sync error message of: "Cannot synchronize with the ...
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Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2 can not send video call to multiple users

I have installed Microsoft Communication Server 2007 R2 and Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2 for three users. It is possible to do a video call from one person to another - you choose a person ...
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OCS 2007 R2 Client not syncing Address book

I've checked online for most solution for this issue, but nothing seems to be working. When I check the log files on our OCS 2007 R2 server, it is identifying 25 users in the address book. However, ...
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Office Communcations Server and Exchange on the same Machine

Just asking for advice: Is there any reason NOT to install the OCS on the same Machine as Exchange? I'm running OCS 2007 R2 and Exchange 2010 (including the UM Role)
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Internal Use Chat/Desktop Platform

I did some looking, but I didn't see a SF question directly related to this. I need to find a platform for internal/LAN use only for chat and desktop sharing. We got a lot people having to get up and ...
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Office Live Communications Server 14 Codenamed metro

I really need some features that will possibly come with lcs14 does anyone know when it will be out? Is there a early adapter program?
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Can I use OCS 2007 without Certificates?

Quick question Everyone using OCS2007 will be internal. We have no need for certificates. Is there a setting I can use to disable Certificates? Everything was working fine in Communicator right up ...
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Can't use domain credentials, but server is part of the domain

I have added a server to my domain, but the domain credentials don't work on the server even though it offers the domain at login. The server has an entry in the AD, DNS, and DCHP; any suggestions? ...
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How can I connect Outlook to Office Communicator (Different Email accounts)

Ok here is something we've struggled with since installing OCS 2007. Our company's website is company.com Our emails are dubRun@company.com When the Domain was set up internally for active ...
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Can a OCS 2007 R2 mediation server be installed on a front end server?

Is it possible to install the mediation server component of Office Communication Server 2007 R2 on to the same hardware as the front end server component, or do I need additional hardware? If it is ...
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What software is out there for Video Conferencing within our LAN [closed]

We are looking at various Video Conferencing tools to have conferences mainly between two offices. There is a 10mibt connection directly from one to the other and both offices are on the same ...
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Citrix 4.0- app will not minimize to system tray?

I have MS Office Communicator 2005 published on a Citrix presentation server VS 4.0. When a user minimizes the contacts window it minimizes to the task bar, which I fine. However if they close the ...
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Video camera for conferencing in large room [closed]

We bit the bullet and setup Windows Communications Server 2007 based on recommendations here (thanks!) for a LAN based video conferencing solution. Now we are looking to connect the board rooms of our ...
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How to change authentication for Office Communications Server 2007 R2 so, google smtp can be used for authentification?

We have problem with integration between Microsoft Communication Server 2007 (office communicator) and Outlook 2007 because our email address is different from our domain name (ie. email address is ...
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OCS will not find SQL backend database, any suggestions?

I am currently trying to install OCS 2007 R2 on a domain of VM's, no matter what i try i cannot make the OCS install wizard find the SQL database. i have tried:- Check ports open (checked with ...
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Office communicator voice chat

My company recently mandated a switch from Skype to Office Communicator for IM / voice chat. While Skype was never the be all and end all of VOIP, it was at least usable. With Communicator, if one ...
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Office Communicator 2005 Application Sharing on Windows 7 x64 not working

Since moving to Windows 7 x64 at work, Office Communicator 2005 will no longer allow me to do application sharing with other users on our domain. IM, file transfer, and video chat all work fine, but I ...
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Office Communicator and cannot sync Address book error

I have a recently done Office Communications Server 2007 R2 installation that I'm having trouble with. Every client (Office Communicator 2007 R2) in the office is reporting the problem "Cannot ...
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Installing MS09-056 (KB974571) on Live Communications Server

I've just installed this patch on a Live Communications Server 2005 server and LCS is refusing to start. I'm getting a wonderful event log claiming that the LCS instance is an expired evaluation (!) ...
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Need a report or count of all users with “Public IM Connectivity” enabled in OCS

I need to verify that we are still with in our licence limits for public IM connectivity in Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007. Is there a way to report on which users have the PIC enabled ...
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OCS2007 R2 - Why have Multiple Pools

So I'm running OCS 2007 R2 Enterprise. We currently have one pool with one server in it. When we brought out a consultant he was emphatic that we needed a director server. So we brought it up but ...
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OCS 2007 on Windows Server 2008 R2

Does anybody know whether the Office Communications Server 2007 (R2) ist compatible with Windows Server 2008 R2? I have tried to migrate the 2008 Server to R2 but since then some of the OCS Services ...
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OCS 2007: Issues with /LiveServer/MCUFactory

I'm not really an Office Communications Server expert, but just trying to resolve some seemingly minor issues with a new install... The following error is occurring in the OCS event log, and when I ...
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MS Office Communicator: Long delays in setting up audio connection when starting a call

I am using Microsoft Office Communicator with a USB headset as my work phone. OCS is connected to our PABX so we can take and make calls to regular, non-OCS phones. When making an external call to a ...