#OCS R2 Ignite Training: Day 2

#OCS2007R2 .. Can’t be bothered to change the title, but these notes are from Global Knowledge: 50214A Implementing and Maintaining Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2″

So day 2, here are my notes:

Windows 2008 R2

Making Custom Presence work with R2: http://blogs.technet.com/toml/archive/2009/04/08/communicator-r2-custom-presence-not-working.aspx

  1. Start –> RegEdit.exe
  2. Navigate (by double clicking) to the following key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREPoliciesMicrosoftCommunicator
  3. Change the EnableSIPHighSecurityMode key name to be 0
  4. Right click EnableSIPHighSecurityMode –> Modify –> change it to 0 –> OK

Force Updating the OCS Address Book:

  1. HKCUSoftwarePoliciesMicrosoftCommunicatorGalDownloadInitialDelay
  2. This is a DWORD value. If you set this to 0 (zero) and re-start Communicator your address book will be downloaded immediately.