OCS Response Group Configuration Tool on Server 2008

April 28, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

When deploying the Response Group service in Office Communications Server 2007 R2 and the Front-End services are hosted on a Windows 2008 Server there is an annoying little ‘glitch’ that rears its head during initial configuration.  Basically, it doesn’t work.  It apparently is not a problem with Server 2003 as I’ve not run across it […]

UC Virtual User Group Kickoff Meeting

April 24, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

The newly formed Unified Communications Virtual User Group (UCVUG) will be hosting it’s first meeting next month and we’ve already gotten over 100 participants registered. Hence the name, it will be a virtual Live Meeting This open online community is neither affiliated with Microsoft or PointBridge and was started by Office Communications Server MVP Dustin […]

BPOS Introduces Office Communications Online

April 21, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Microsoft has just officially launched Office Communications Online functionality into the North American Business Productivity Online Suite – Shared (BPOS-S) offering.  If you’ve already been using the Exchange, SharePoint, and Live Meeting services, then OCS is a welcome addition as now IM communication and Presence information is tied into the client application suite (Outlook, Office […]

OCS R2 Downloadable Documentation

April 12, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Just a quick note worth mentioning: Microsoft has just released the downloadable version of the OCS 2007 R2 Product Documentation in the Complied Help Module (.chm) format.  Anyone with a previous TAP/RDP version of the file from Connect should replace their with this updated copy as there are many new sections (the overall file size […]