Resurrecting the Invalid Numbers File in Lync

April 22, 2011 by · 5 Comments 

Those familiar with Office Communications Server 2007 probably noticed after the first few deployments of Lync Server 2010 that the old Invalid_AD_Phone_Numbers.txt file created by the Address Book Service appeared to be missing-in-action in Lync Server.  This is a very handy file that helped quickly identify all the accounts in Active Directory with poorly formatted […]

Common Area Phone Configuration in Lync

April 16, 2011 by · 94 Comments 

With the introduction of the new Lync Phone Edition client in Lync Server 2010 there is now a way to support basic telephony functionality without having to login as a regular user to a standalone handset.  In Office Communications Server this experience was limited to using an executive-class CX700 (Tanjay) with a dedicated user account […]