Lync Phone Edition CU6 Upgrade Issues

August 25, 2012 by · 46 Comments 

Any Tanjay family device (Polycom CX700, LG-Nortel 8450) currently running a Communicator Phone Edition (CPE) release (1.x or 3.5.x) cannot update directly to the Lync Phone Edition (LPE) CU6 (4.0.7577.4100) release due to a change in the way the newest firmware package was created. For clarification the Cumulative Update for June 2012 release is commonly […]

Polycom HDX Registration with Lync Server

August 20, 2012 by · 95 Comments 

This previous blog article covered some of the HDX registration steps but is over a year old and more recent firmware releases for the HDX has streamlined and simplified this process some.  So for any systems running release 3.0.3.x and newer the following directions are considered best practices when registering an HDX directly to an […]

Understanding Active Directory Naming Formats

August 20, 2012 by · 27 Comments 

This basic article is intended to provide a background in different Active Directory user name and domain name formats and how they are used by applications for basic and integrated authentication process within Windows Server. The guidance provided throughout is targeted towards working with Microsoft Lync, Exchange, and third-party solutions or applications which support direct […]