Lync 2010 RTM Announced

October 28, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Late last night Microsoft released the statement that many IT professional, directors, and CIOs have been waiting nearly a year to hear: the slated public release of Lync Server 2010.  As the Release To Manufacturing (RTM) milestone has been reached this means that all code changes are completely locked, the interfaces of the client and […]

Exchange 2010 SP1 UM Unsupported with OCS 2007

October 22, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

Now before anyone has a heart-attack due to the title pay special attention to the fact that ‘R2’ is strategically left out.  The full UM integration is still fine for Office Communications Server 2007 R2 and Lync Server 2010, only the original (aka R1) release of OCS is impacted. This statement is confirmed by the […]

Lync 2010 Client Connections are TLS Only

October 3, 2010 by · 12 Comments 

The Advanced Connection Settings under the Lync 2010 RC client’s Personal Options still shows the old Connect Using TCP/TLS radio buttons, but those options are greyed-out even if Manual Configuration is selected. This is actually a bug in the Release Candidate version of the client and will be removed in final release version, which will […]

Lync Server 2010 Deployment – Part 3

October 1, 2010 by · 46 Comments 

This blog post is part 3 of a multi-article series and is a continuation of this previous article: Lync Server 2010 Deployment – Part 2 Update:  This process is identical to (and has been tested with) the public release version of Lync Server 2010. The next step is to enable a few existing user Active […]