Exchange Integration with Polycom SIP Phones

January 23, 2012 by · 19 Comments 

In addition to native Lync Server registration some of the standard Polycom SIP phones also support native integration with Microsoft Exchange Server for access to Calendar data with meeting reminders and click-to-join support for Lync Online Meeting invitations. Currently of entire line of Polycom supported SIP phones which can register directly to Lync Server only […]

Lync SIP Registration with Disabled Accounts

November 26, 2010 by · 29 Comments 

Now clearly the title of this article is a bit misleading as you cannot authenticate and sign-in to the Lync registrar using an Active Directory user account which is disabled.  But the scenario often exists where a SIP client may need to register as a disabled account.  For example the native registration of a Polycom […]

Lync and Exchange IM Integration

November 16, 2010 by · 99 Comments 

This article covers the Instant Messaging (IM) integration configuration between Lync Server 2010 and Exchange Server 2010 SP1.  How this differs from my previous article on Lync and Exchange UM Integration is that focused on integrating Unified Messaging features like Voice Mail and the Outlook Voice Access attendant while this article covers IM/Presence related features […]

Lync Calls to Exchange Auto Attendant Fail

November 15, 2010 by · 22 Comments 

For anyone keeping score this now makes the third blog entry in as many days related to Exchange and Lync Unified Messaging integration.  If you followed the previous configuration article and ended up here because calls to the Subscriber Access are working but calls to the Exchange Auto Attendant fail, then here is a quick […]

Lync and Exchange UM Integration

November 15, 2010 by · 75 Comments 

This article covers the Unified Messaging (UM) integration configuration between Lync Server 2010 Release Candidate and Exchange Server 2010 SP1.  Although the process is basically the same as it was in Exchange 2007 and OCS 2007 R2 there are a few important changes.  Also note these instructions were tested various times with both RC and […]

Do Not Give Up On Sysprep Yet

November 15, 2010 by · 10 Comments 

After successfully completing the installation of a consolidated Exchange server (with UM) into a new lab network I was immediately presented with this error upon starting the Exchange Management Console. Initialization failed The following error occurred when retrieving user information for ‘SCHERTZ\administrator’: The operation couldn’t be performed because objects ‘S-1-5-XXXXX-500’ couldn’t be found on ‘dc.schertz.local”.  […]

Error 0x8007203B During Exchange 2010 Installation

November 15, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Just a quick note here in case anyone else runs into the same error during the Readiness Check process of the Exchange Server 2010 setup wizard. On each individual role prerequisite check I was getting the same vague error related to global catalog server connectivity: Open the Exchange Setup log located by default at C:ExchangeSetupLogsExchangeSetup.log […]

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 […]

Outlook Profile Configuration without the MSOL Client

February 7, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

There are a few scenarios where you may want to use Outlook to access an Exchange Online mailbox but cannot use the Microsoft Online Services Sign-In client.  This could be due to installation or operating requirements of the client (some OS versions are unsupported) or maybe users don’t have the required permissions to install software […]

Exchange 2010 Voice Mail with the iPhone

January 5, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Although the new Voice Mail Preview feature in Exchange 2010 has (rightfully) grabbed most of the spotlight in terms of neat new features in the product, there is another change in 2010 that is equally as important to anyone who is using an iPhone with Exchange ActiveSync. Previously when my corporate mailbox was on an […]

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