Lync client and multimedia devices in a VDI solution

Hi folks, Nowadays, a lot of companies are looking at VDI as a solution and the collaboration where Lync plays a main role in this subject must be validated. This video can shed some light on the topics and the capabilities available with Citirx and Microsoft. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OX3ERi0tNFY&feature=player_embedded#! Cheers, Anderson Patricio http://www.andersonpatricio.ca (English) Twitter: @apatricio Facebook: http://facebook.com/APatricioCA

Released: Outlook Configuration Analyzer Tool (OCAT)

Hi folks, MSExchange Team blogged Today about OCAT (Outlook Configuration Analyzer Tool) the introduction and the link to continue reading can be found below. OCAT was developed by two Microsoft support engineers with over 30 years of combined experience in Outlook, Exchange and Office support. Based on their support experience, they compiled a set of detection rules that look for Outlook configurations that have historically been potential sources of problems in Outlook. The tool looks and feels like Microsoft Exchange Best Practices Analyzer (ExBPA) – the same infrastructure used by ExBPA was chosen for the development and final implementation of … Continue reading Released: Outlook Configuration Analyzer Tool (OCAT)

Exchange 2010 SP2 RU1 and CAS-to-CAS Proxy Incompatibility

Hello folks, Microsoft Exchange Team released a note on their blog about an issue in CAS-to-CAS proxy scenario due a new cookie introduced on the SP2 RU1 release which is not compatible with old versions. If you are using CAS Proxy a possible solution is to upgrade the entire server chain to SP2 RU1 however if you have proxy to a 2007 version then you need to wait for IU (Interim update) which will be released in a near future. Ps.: If your organization using redirection instead of CAS Proxy then you are not affected by this issue. Here is … Continue reading Exchange 2010 SP2 RU1 and CAS-to-CAS Proxy Incompatibility

Update Rollup 1 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 2 (KB2645995)

Hi Folks, Update Rollup 1 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 2 resolves issues that were found in Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 2 since the software was released. This update rollup is highly recommended for all Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 2 customers. Here is the list of changes included in this RU: KB2645995. You can download it from here: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=28809 Cheers, Anderson Patricio http://msmvps.org/Blog/AndersonPatricio http://www.andersonpatricio.org Twitter: @apatricio

Update to Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Capacity Calculator

This is an update to the Microsoft Lync Server 2010 communications software Capacity Calculator. It is a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet software spreadsheet for calculating a user’s hardware requirements based on information that the administrator supplies about the number of users, types of communication, and expected traffic. More information at source: http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2011/08/02/update-to-microsoft-lync-server-2010-capacity-calculator.aspx Cheers, Anderson Patricio http://msmvps.org/Blog/AndersonPatricio http://www.andersonpatricio.org Twitter: @apatricio

How to Make Lync Group Chat Client the Preferred IM Client

Hi folks, Post from Lync Team explaining how to configure Lync Group Chat as preferred IM client when Lync Group Chat and Lync are installed. Read more at source: http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2011/07/19/how-to-make-lync-group-chat-client-the-preferred-im-client.aspx Cheers, Anderson Patricio http://msmvps.org/Blog/AndersonPatricio http://www.andersonpatricio.org Twitter: @apatricio

Integrating Lync Server 2010 and Cisco Unified Communications Manager

The Integrating Microsoft Lync Server 2010 communications software and Cisco Unified Communications Manager white paper provides a step-by-step guide for using Direct SIP to configure Cisco Unified Communications Manager with Lync Server 2010.You can download this white paper from the Download Center . Download the guide here: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=26800 Read more at source: http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2011/07/17/integrating-lync-server-2010-and-cisco-unified-communications-manager.aspx Cheers, Anderson Patricio http://msmvps.org/Blog/AndersonPatricio http://www.andersonpatricio.org Twitter: @apatricio

IM an Expert for Microsoft Lync Server 2010

IM an Expert is an instant messaging question and answer service that you can set up within your organization. With the IM an Expert service, you can use Microsoft Lync or the IM an Expert Welcome page to submit a question to the service. The IM an Expert service will locate an expert for you within your company and initiate an IM session between you and the expert who can answer your question. Download it from here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=01fd2b2b-d780-4d6f-8e1e-54b2ad718f2b&displaylang=en Documentation link: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=8E4546AA-9B24-435D-9043-A2181B4E6D06&displaylang=en Cheers, Anderson Patricio http://msmvps.org/Blog/AndersonPatricio http://www.andersonpatricio.org Twitter: @apatricio

Enable POP3 in Microsoft Exchange Online Mailboxes

Hi folks, Do you want to use POP3 with BPOS? Not a problem, check this video out http://blogs.technet.com/b/msonline/archive/2011/02/14/enable-pop3-in-microsoft-exchange-online-mailboxes.aspx In the latest BPOS support video, we explore enabling POP3 in Microsoft Exchange Online Mailboxes. POP3 stands for Post Office Protocol 3, and is the latest version of the standard protocol to receiving email. POP3 is found in most popular email offerings including Outlook. By default POP3 is not enabled for Microsoft Online users, and this support video will provide an overview on how to enable and disable the POP3 protocol for mailboxes. Cheers, Anderson Patricio http://msmvps.org/Blog/AndersonPatricio http://www.andersonpatricio.org Twitter: @apatricio

How to manage, migrate and maintain your Lync 2010 infrastructure & UC applications?

Hi folks, In this video they will go over some of the new feature of Lync Server 2010. Microsoft Lync Server 2010 features a new way of deploying and administering a Microsoft Lync infrastructure. This session will review these new administration tools, dive into the Lync Server Control Panel and the Lync Server Management Shell, and look at how Role Based Access Control can help you set granular permissions in your Microsoft Lync infrastructure. How to plan and move from Office Communications Server 2007/Office Communications Server 2007 R2, to Microsoft Lync Server 2010 for servers and clients. It addresses the … Continue reading How to manage, migrate and maintain your Lync 2010 infrastructure & UC applications?