A Month in #Exchange and #OCS: February 2011: News, Linkz and Downloads

#Exchange2010 #Exchange #Lync  .. Sorry it’s a bit late

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Microsoft Office Communications Server … In
Blog Posts & News from last month Microsoft Communications Server … In Blog Posts & News from last month
Lync … In Blog Posts & News from last month

Check out Google fast flip too .. for Exchange, OCS and Lync

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Let me know if this doesn’t work for you, but I have starred stuff in InstantPaper and my Favorites in Twitter.

http://www.instapaper.com/  (create a free account on it, you will be able to add “stared” items to a folder that include most of these, and will update when i do.  My username on Instantpaper is FLAPHEAD)

http://twitter.com/flaphead/favorites

I have started to Star item in google reader, but need to workout how to share them.  Once I have I’ll let you know

##*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#* New Exchange, OCS and Lync Downloads from January 2011

Quick Start Guide for Outlook Voice Access 2010
Outlook Voice Access lets UM-enabled users to access their Exchange 2010 mailbox using analog, digital, or cellular telephones. By using the menu system found in Outlook Voice Access, UM-enabled users can read e-mail, listen to voice messages, and interact with their Outlook calendar. This quick reference sheet shows the navigational tree and the options that are available to UM-enabled users when they are using Outlook Voice Access.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=77f1f82e-5da1-4ab5-9969-d1eb72b2ee0f

Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Protocol Documentation
The Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies protocol documentation provides technical specifications for Microsoft proprietary protocols that are implemented and used in SharePoint Products and Technologies.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=5e94ad07-902c-422f-aadd-ff2bba9e540a

Building Microsoft Messaging and Collaboration Cloud Services
The documents in this file are intended to provide system integrators and service providers with guidance for migrating from Microsoft Solution for Hosted and Messaging Collaboration (HMC) to Microsoft® Exchange 2010 SP1 in Hosting mode.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=84b85964-7d6c-465b-a671-b73f29c14ab8

Configuring Microsoft Lync Server 2010 to Support Communicator Mobile for Java and Communicator Mobile for Nokia
This document provides the necessary steps for installing the Communicator Mobile component alongside Lync Server 2010 so that Office Communicator Mobile 2007 R2 for Java and Office Communicator Mobile for Nokia 1.0 can connect to the Communicator Mobile component as usual, and the Communicator Mobile component can connect to Lync Server 2010.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=427109cf-70c1-4534-b20b-a49f19418bcf

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Supportability Guide
This guide provides a central, high-level reference for supported server topologies and configurations and supported client configurations. It is also intended to answer frequently asked questions. This document identifies supported topologies, configurations, and scenarios described in detail in the Lync Server deployment and planning documentation.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=73d7e282-bc2d-4c10-82f2-838d9c0332d6

Microsoft Network Assessment for Unified Communications
This document guides you through the process of preparing a network assessment for capacity planning to understand the capabilities of unified communications (UC) for your network.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=186123aa-966c-44d0-8ad7-6d244886b9d0

Unified Communications Phones and Peripherals Datasheets
These datasheets list the phones and peripheral devices that
are qualified to display the “Optimized for Microsoft Lync” logo.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=74bd3ec0-c7dc-4111-a9b7-a9afbdc86aa9

Lync Adoption and Training – Awareness Resources
Awareness resources for Lync Adoption and Training, including email templates, form templates for sign-up and feedback, and poster templates
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=a1f626c6-3e3d-4d73-84f8-579169d8e066

Office 365 Beta Service Descriptions
These documents provide a detailed description of the features and functionality of Office 365 services currently in beta.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=6c6ecc6c-64f5-490a-bca3-8835c9a4a2ea

Lync 2010 Hotfix KB 2467763 (64 bit)
This download includes all available updates for Lync 2010.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=0fd94d10-fe84-4c84-a387-91afe24fb5b8

Lync 2010 Attendee Hotfix KB 2467762 (User level install)
This download includes all available updates for Lync 2010 Attendee.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=ef3101fa-f4ac-4a96-9aae-dfc5c6d0934d

Lync 2010 Attendee Hotfix KB 2467762 (Admin level install)
This download includes all available updates for Lync 2010 Attendee.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=084db99c-7bd7-4f4e-803b-85f24a3b5884

Lync 2010 Attendee Hotfix KB 2467760
This download includes all available updates for Lync 2010 Attendant.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=e96bd908-87bb-4d8a-a2e4-f9f47cea045d

Lync 2010 Group Chat Admin Tool Hotfix KB 2467764
This download includes all available updates for Lync 2010 Group Chat Admin Tool.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=62c3942a-ee1e-4f9b-b347-e4cb3bff484b

Lync 2010 Group Chat Hotfix KB 2467765
This download includes all available updates for Lync 2010 Group Chat.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=843d773b-5734-4843-ac8c-763712e7ff9e

Lync Server 2010 Hotfix KB 2493736
This download includes all available updates for Lync Server 2010.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=796480cd-daf4-4463-b418-7391cc46a5e1

Microsoft Lync 2010 Phone Edition for Polycom CX700 and LG-Nortel IP Phone 8540
Microsoft® Lync™ 2010 Phone Edition for Polycom® CX700 and LG-Nortel IP Phone 8540 is the next generation of software designed for the phones from Polycom and LG-Nortel to interoperate with Microsoft® Lync™ Server 2010. Lync Phone Edition provides traditional and advanced telephony features, integrated security, manageability and much more.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=9415abbc-b265-4373-acf0-da8f00451d20

Microsoft Lync 2010 Phone Edition for Aastra 6721ip and Aastra 6725ip
Microsoft® Lync™ 2010 Phone Edition for Aastra 6721ip and Aastra 6725ip is the first generation of software designed specifically for the phones from Aastra to interoperate with Microsoft® Lync™ Server 2010. Lync Phone Edition provides traditional and advanced telephony features, integrated security, manageability and much more.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=2c7b4cd7-241d-4328-96fd-b8d8c21f4beb

Lync 2010 Hotfix KB 2467763 (32 bit)
This download includes all available updates for Lync 2010.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=f27546af-c390-4ee8-a55e-fd56848c2394

IT Showcase on: Microsoft Lync 2010 “Dogfood” Deployment at Microsoft
Bill Gates has said that “Lync is the most important thing to happen to the office worker since the PC came along.” Learn how Microsoft IT Used Lync 2010 in a dogfood deployment to replace PBX systems in seven Microsoft sites worldwide.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=0e261d98-5b88-4bea-8e52-d4e9518ad205

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Release Notes
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=782975c4-8610-46b6-9fc4-d1d30de7c76d

Microsoft Lync 2010 Release Notes
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=d76f8027-d97f-4336-adbc-7979c2b069b3

A Month in #Exchange and #OCS: January 2011: To Read

#Exchange2010 #Lync

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http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb124558.aspx

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http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg490643(v=EXCHG.80).aspx

New

Updated

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http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb676082.aspx

Communications Server 2010
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff770144.aspx -and- http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/lync/default.aspx

Check out my previous blogs for Lync docs: http://flaphead.dns2go.com/archive/2011/01/06/a-month-in-exchange-and-ocs-january-2011-news-linkz-and-downloads.aspx

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New means they appear in KB as Revision 1.0! (well apart from the ones that look interesting too) … very quite KB month
Exchange 2003: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_313.aspx
Exchange 2007: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_515.aspx
Exchange 2010: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_1282.aspx
Exchange 2010 Coexistence: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_1281.aspx
Forefront For Exchange: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_523.aspx
Communications Server 2007: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_557.aspx
Communicator 2007: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_558.aspx
Outlook 2007: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_506.aspx
Outlook 2010: http://kbalertz.com/technology_1543.aspx
Lync 2010: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_1859.aspx
Lync Server: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_1860.aspx

Found this too: http://blogs.technet.com/b/hot/archive/tags/Messaging+Server/

Not much really

December 7, 2010
2299468 Error message when an Outlook 2003 client tries to open multiple shared calendars in Exchange Server 2010: “The connection to the Microsoft Exchange server in unavailable. Outlook must be online or connected to complete this action”

November 12, 2010
2434607 A memory leak may occur when you preview RTF items in Office Outlook 2007

A Month in #Exchange and #OCS: January 2011: Events

#Exchange2010 #Lync #MMMUG

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TechNet Webcast: Creating Visio 2010 Organizational Diagrams (Level 200)
n this webcast, we provide key tips and best practice techniques for creating, maintaining, and publishing organizational charting diagrams in Microsoft Visio 2010
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032464501&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

Business Insights Webcast: Lowering the Cost of Your Email System with Exchange Server 2010 SP1 (Level 100)
With Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1), organizations can improve their end-user experience and lower the overall costs of their email systems. In this webcast, we highlight the new capabilities in Exchange Server SP1 that provide more hardware storage options and enhance mailbox resiliency, making it possible for you to tailor your Exchange infrastructure to your organization’s needs and giving Exchange users bigger and more reliable mailboxes. Learn about the new archiving, retention, and discovery features in Exchange Server SP1 that give users greater access to mission-critical email and reduce the time users need to manage their inbox. Discover the administrative advances in Exchange Server 2010 SP1 that can help you save time, lower operational costs, and reduce the burden on your IT staff.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032468280&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#* Webcasts of interest showing at a desktop near you in January 2011

Tuesday, January 11, 2011  – TechNet Webcast: Using Visio 2010 Brainstorming Diagrams for Business Professionals (Level 200)
In this webcast, we provide key tips and best practice techniques for creating, maintaining, and publishing brain storming diagrams in Microsoft Visio 2010
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032464612

Thursday, January 13, 2011 – TechNet Webcast: Microsoft Business Productivity Online Services: Blackberry Service Overview (Level 200)
Join Kevin Wang from Microsoft for this webcast as he gives an overview of Microsoft Business Productivity Online Services (BPOS) and BlackBerry services.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032474002

Tuesday, January 18, 2011 – Microsoft Office System Webcast: Tips and Tricks for Outlook 2010 (Level 100)
We invite you to attend a Live Meeting presentation that will help you get the most out of Outlook 2010. Learn about new features and timesavers to help you in your day-to-day work. This session is good for beginner and intermediate users.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032473542

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 – TechNet Webcast: Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010: Technical Overview (Level 200)
Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 (the next generation of Microsoft Forefront Client Security) is built on Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager to deliver high levels of protection and productivity. Join this webcast to get a technical overview and live demonstrations of the new features in Endpoint Protection 2010 that help reduce complexity and lower infrastructure costs, including advanced threat detection and malware protection, centralized control of desktop security and management, and easy deployment using existing client management infrastructure.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032473352

Thursday, January 27, 2011 – TechNet Webcast: Windows PowerShell Basics for IT Professionals (Part 2) (Level 200)
This one-hour webcast is geared towards IT professionals who do not have a strong coding or scripting background. We help you to understand the basics of Windows PowerShell, including parsing, piping, getting help, using variables and operators, and flow control. By the end of this session, you should understand enough to create simple commands and be comfortable enough to explore Windows PowerShell on your own.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032473252

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Nothing Scheduled

A Month in #Exchange and #OCS: January 2011: News, Linkz and Downloads

#Exchange2010 #Lync  ..

#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#* Microsoft Exchange … In Blog Posts & News from last month
Microsoft Office Communications Server … In
Blog Posts & News from last month Microsoft Communications Server … In Blog Posts & News from last month
Lync … In Blog Posts & News from last month

Check out Google fast flip too .. for Exchange, OCS and Lync

#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#* Interesting Blogs and Tweets I read this last.

Let me know if this doesn’t work for you, but I have starred stuff in InstantPaper and my Favorites in Twitter.

http://www.instapaper.com/  (create a free account on it, you will be able to add “stared” items to a folder that include most of these, and will update when i do.  My username on Instantpaper is FLAPHEAD)

http://twitter.com/flaphead/favorites

I have started to Star item in google reader, but need to workout how to share them.  Once I have I’ll let you know

##*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#* New Exchange, OCS and Lync Downloads from December 2010

Update Rollup 5 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2 (KB2407132)
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=7b983156-9e9f-4d29-9e9b-2369747e3b62

Infrastructure Planning and Design
The Infrastructure Planning and Design (IPD) guides are the next version of Windows Server System Reference Architecture. The guides in this series help clarify and streamline design processes for Microsoft infrastructure technologies, with each guide addressing a unique infrastructure technology or scenario.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=ad3921fb-8224-4681-9064-075fdf042b0c

Exchange Server 2010 Architecture Poster
This poster highlights the architecture and feature set of Microsoft Exchange Server 2010.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=cea0cf7e-d824-49bb-8924-39d66a5fb88e

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Protocol Workloads Poster
This poster shows each workload in Microsoft Lync Server 2010 communications software, describing relationships, dependencies, flow of information, and certificate requirements.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=ad8ff3fb-014e-4fd7-8003-436d896ab0c6

Microsoft Lync 2010 SDK
The Lync 2010 SDK is the client-side API set that enables the integration and extension of Lync experiences.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=d98f0bf7-c82c-47f5-9f73-be3edbf30438

Office 365 Beta Data Sheets
These documents provide an overview of the features and benefits of the Office 365 services currently in beta.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=f54b17e1-0cf4-4dab-91d5-fcf386ea7b74

Opportunities with Microsoft Lync as a platform for Communications Enabled Business Process (CEBP)
Microsoft developer partners discuss how the open development architecture of Microsoft Lync platform is changing the conversation, offering great partner opportunity, and broadening service opportunities.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=533a2513-ca20-4bfc-a966-0140f06fdb5e

UC “14” Developer Training Kit
This training kit provides deep technical training on all aspects of the Lync Server 2010 and Exchange Server 2010 SDKs to give developers the skills they need to be productive developing communications driven business processes.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=85db249e-c555-49f1-b213-a1297130b3e1

Multilingual User Interface Package for Microsoft Lync 2010 (32 Bit)
This package adds Multilingual User Interface (MUI) functionality to Microsoft Lync 2010.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=b0038147-1396-4255-a7ba-a4b0f8f672c1

Multilingual User Interface Package for Microsoft Lync 2010 (64 Bit)
This package adds Multilingual User Interface (MUI) functionality to Microsoft Lync 2010.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=18adebb8-459b-44b1-bf01-db52077e4145

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Technical Overview
This download contains the Technical Overview chapter of the Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Resource Kit book. This book is currently being developed. Chapters will be available for download while this book is being completed.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=4c780031-3e53-41be-9c65-2ca04be56bdb

Lync Server 2010 Group Chat Monitoring Management Pack
The Lync Server 2010 Group Chat management pack supports health monitoring for the following Group Chat Server roles (Channel service, Lookup service, and Compliance service).
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=928ff5b8-0189-4783-8ab9-58d3a78eb41b

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Administration Guide
This document contains procedures and guidance for administering a Lync Server 2010 deployment.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=7141b219-5336-40e0-9529-83a6d53a3727

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Archiving Deployment Guide
The purpose of the Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Archiving Deployment Guide is to guide you through the process of deploying Lync Server 2010 Archiving Server and the related components that are required to support archiving of instant messaging and web conferencing (meeting) content.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=ff9f1066-c92c-4e74-9639-2f09f0bfaae9

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Enterprise Voice Deployment Guide
This download contains two documents: Deploying Enterprise Voice at Central sites and Deploying Branch Sites
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=af7cced8-e110-434e-97de-300b8a064e16

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Call Park Deployment Guide
This download guides you through the process of configuring the Call Park call management feature for Enterprise Voice.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=e1cfd1dc-7ae0-4096-895b-101422146878

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Standard Edition Deployment Guide
This document guides you through the process of deploying Lync Server 2010 Standard Edition and configuring dial-in conferencing.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=787d6b9f-cbb3-4d6d-b292-34fe43e9afc3

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Device Management and Troubleshooting Guide
The purpose of the Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Device Management and Troubleshooting Guide is to provide guidance on how to manage and update devices. It is also intended to answer frequently asked questions. This document identifies supported topologies, configurations, and scenarios described in detail in the Lync Server device deployment and planning documentation.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=ca28982c-fb5c-4b79-b197-a3e25eb72323

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Getting Started Guide
Descriptions of new features in Microsoft Lync Server 2010. Both server features and client features are included.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=e33765bc-9c5d-49b2-bb4f-ec8d42ccc1c7

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Group Chat Administration Guide
This document guides you through the process of administering Lync Server 2010 Group Chat Server and the related components that are required to let organizations set up searchable, topic-based chat rooms that persist over time, allowing geographically distributed teams to better collaborate with one another while preserving organizational knowledge.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/confirmation.aspx?FamilyID=7af3e109-38ec-4f04-bf2f-3d35b6454a77

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Reference: Call Data Recording and Quality of Experience Database Schema
This document describes the call detail recording (CDR) and the Quality of Experience (QoE) databases schemas in Microsoft Lync Server 2010.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=de71b0a5-f164-46a1-b706-b6018dc7ccc4

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Group Chat Deployment Guide
This document guides you through the process of migrating and deploying Lync Server 2010 Group Chat Server and the related components that are required to let organizations set up searchable, topic-based chat rooms that persist over time, allowing geographically distributed teams to better collaborate with one another while preserving organizational knowledge.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=cd79d0a0-b7fb-4ed1-83e8-61acf5a69f78

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Announcement Deployment Guide
This download guides you through the process of configuring the Announcement call management feature for Enterprise Voice.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=9bb9cdf3-6a75-4700-a91c-6286bd3f778b

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Response Group Deployment Guide
This download guides you through the process of configuring the Response Group feature for Enterprise Voice.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=14f32cca-1ef2-4283-8a80-3e444248c065

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Enterprise Edition Deployment Guide
This document guides you through the process of deploying Lync Server 2010 Enterprise Edition and configuring dial-in conferencing for Lync Server 2010.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=4cf4bed4-2f76-4b99-adcb-60653521cc70

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Active Directory Guide
This document guides you through the process of preparing Active Directory for Microsoft Lync Server 2010 and includes the Active Directory schema reference.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=513c46db-adc3-4d62-8acc-5f0ee27f1f9c

Enabling Quality of Service with Microsoft Lync Server 2010
If your Windows Server network supports Quality of Service (QoS) manage
ment, you can take advantage of this functionality to optimize media traffic in your Microsoft Lync Server 2010 deployment. This guide shows you how.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=1d27de6c-a21a-498c-9cda-7eb5aae42f23

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Edge Server Deployment Guide
This document guides you through the process of deploying Lync Server 2010 edge servers and Directors.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=85c62b26-e509-435e-811f-71c8c89dca83

Migrating from Office Communications Server 2007 to Lync Server 2010
This document provides guidance from migration from Office Communications Server 2007 to Microsoft Lync Server 2010.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=ffc27548-1bc5-45ac-98aa-48f0dbd25827

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Monitoring Deployment Guide
This document guides you through the process of deploying Lync Server 2010 Monitoring Server.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=8ad1bdf1-c43a-4dd4-af07-52027a4bcaeb

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Client and Device Deployment Guide
This download guides you through the process of deploying client software and devices for Lync 2010.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=39d317af-3b6e-43cd-a53c-a0ef561e3355

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Documentation Help File
This download contains a compiled help file (chm) of all the available Lync Server 2010 IT professional documentation on the Technical Library.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=9720c3f1-ddd4-426b-b98a-f1205561ce00

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Planning Guide
This document contains information for planning a deployment of Lync Server 2010 and Lync clients.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=2da9fa26-e032-4dcf-b487-da916ddc508f

Office Communications Server 2007 R2, Core Components Runtime Package
Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2, Core Components Runtime Package deploys the Microsoft Office Communications Server Core Components from Office Communications Server 2007 R2 and its pre-requisites onto your computer.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=8b4068ec-daaa-4cef-8b8b-28b813d15607

Office Communications Server 2007 R2, Communicator Mobile Component Package
Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2, Communicator Mobile Component Package deploys the necessary components needed for installing the Communicator Mobile component alongside Lync Server 2010 so that Office Communicator Mobile 2007 R2 for Java and Office Communicator Mobile for Nokia 1.0 can connect to the Communicator Mobile component as usual in Lync Server 2010 deployments.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=73b0007b-3a91-4ad5-bc66-26a745337e00

A Month in #Exchange and #OCS: December2010: News, Linkz and Downloads

#Exchange2010 #Lync  ..

#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#* Microsoft Exchange … In Blog Posts & News from last month
Microsoft Office Communications Server … In
Blog Posts & News from last month Microsoft Communications Server … In Blog Posts & News from last month
Lync … In Blog Posts & News from last month

Check out Google fast flip too .. for Exchange, OCS and Lync

#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#* Interesting Blogs and Tweets I read this last.

Let me know if this doesn’t work for you, but I have starred stuff in InstantPaper and my Favorites in Twitter.

http://www.instapaper.com/  (create a free account on it, you will be able to add “stared” items to a folder that include most of these, and will update when i do.  My username on Instantpaper is FLAPHEAD)

http://twitter.com/flaphead/favorites

##*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#* New Exchange, OCS and Lync Downloads from November 2010

Did someone release a new product? Winking smile

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 and Outlook 2010 Standards Documentation
The Exchange Server 2010 and Outlook 2010 Standards Documents describe Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 and Outlook 2010 support for industry messaging standards and Requests for Comments (RFCs) related to iCalendar, IMAP4, and POP3.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=6fa94dc9-d4b6-402b-8c22-8a52acea2284

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP1 RTM Protocol Documentation
The Microsoft Exchange Server Protocols documentation provides detailed technical specifications for Microsoft proprietary protocols (including extensions to industry-standard or other published protocols) used by Microsoft Exchange Server to communicate with other Microsoft products.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=a9aae935-ad23-4117-a3d9-9ed6093d6d7f

Microsoft Exchange Server Jetstress 2010 (64 bit)
Simulate disk I/O load on a test server running Exchange to verify the performance and stability of your disk subsystem before putting your server into a production environment.
Version: 14.01.0225.017
Date Published: 11/10/2010
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=13267027-8120-48ed-931b-29eb0aa52aa6

Microsoft Exchange Server Jetstress 2010 (32 bit)
Simulate disk I/O load on a test server running Exchange to verify the performance and stability of your disk subsystem before putting your server into a production environment.

Version: 14.01.0225.017
Date Published: 11/10/2010
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=6c9c1180-4dd8-49c4-85fe-ca1cdcb2453c

Infrastructure Planning and Design
The Infrastructure Planning and Design (IPD) guides are the next version of Windows Server System Reference Architecture. The guides in this series help clarify and streamline design processes for Microsoft infrastructure technologies, with each guide addressing a unique infrastructure technology or scenario.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=ad3921fb-8224-4681-9064-075fdf042b0c

Microsoft Lync 2010 Attendee – User Level Install
Microsoft Lync 2010 Attendee is a conferencing client that allows users without Microsoft Lync 2010 installed, to participate in online meetings. If you are not an administrator on the computer but an administrator has allowed you to perform installations, you can install this application.
AttendeeSetupUser.exe
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=68a3ca04-a058-4e47-98ea-9e9af7ebd6e3

Microsoft Lync 2010 At
tendee – Admin Level Install
Microsoft Lync 2010 Attendee is a conferencing client that allows users without Microsoft Lync 2010 installed, to participate in online meetings. A user with an administrator account on the computer can install Lync 2010 Attendee so that users of the computer can join Microsoft Lync Server 2010-hosted meetings
AttendeeSetupAdmin.exe
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=1772a5ad-9688-4861-8387-ec30411bf455

Partner Solution Brief – BluePosition
BluePosition_LinkSMS_Final.docx
BluePosition_MOBILESTATUS_Final.docx
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=af77d0f0-7e31-471e-9753-cb4292d8b202

Partner Solution Brief – Evangelyze
Evangelyze_EC SmartChat_Final.docx
Evangelyze_EC SmartClass_Final.docx
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=66cb1fee-7e29-438c-ac65-f3c1fd14268b

Partner Solution Brief – Geomant
Geomant_AbuseFilter_Final.docx
Geomant_CallRecorder_Final.docx
Geomant_ContactExpert_Final.docx
Geomant_PresenceSuite_Final.docx
Geomant_SMS_Final.docx
Geomant_UCClientAcounting_final.docx
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=1f5f54ca-66ad-4b4a-a355-dcf640172294

Partner Solution Brief – Navantis
Navantis_CallTracker_Final.docx
Navantis_GreenMeeting_Final.docx
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=14e53559-f7b0-4204-9104-4eaa9e54492d

Partner Solution Brief – Unify Square
Unify2_PowerRoute_final.docx
Unify2_PowerView_Final.docx
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=ce0f3d36-de91-4bfb-971d-8c0495c46b15

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Group Chat Deployment Guide
This document guides you through the process of migrating and deploying Lync Server 2010 Group Chat Server and the related components that are required to let organizations set up searchable, topic-based chat rooms that persist over time, allowing geographically distributed teams to better collaborate with one another while preserving organizational knowledge.
LS_Deploy_GroupChat.doc
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=cd79d0a0-b7fb-4ed1-83e8-61acf5a69f78

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Group Chat Administration Guide
This document guides you through the process of administering Lync Server 2010 Group Chat Server and the related components that are required to let organizations set up searchable, topic-based chat rooms that persist over time, allowing geographically distributed teams to better collaborate with one another while preserving organizational knowledge.
LS_Admin_GroupChat.doc
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=7af3e109-38ec-4f04-bf2f-3d35b6454a77

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Announcement Deployment Guide
This download guides you through the process of configuring the Announcement call management feature for Enterprise Voice.
LS_Deploy_Announce.doc
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=9bb9cdf3-6a75-4700-a91c-6286bd3f778b

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Supportability Guide
This guide provides a central, high-level reference for supported server topologies and configurations and supported client configurations. It is also intended to answer frequently asked questions. This document identifies supported topologies, configurations, and scenarios described in detail in the Lync Server deployment and planning documentation.
LS_Supportability.doc
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=73d7e282-bc2d-4c10-82f2-838d9c0332d6

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Reference: Call Data Recording and Quality of Experience Database Schema
This document describes the call detail recording (CDR) and the Quality of Experience (QoE) databases schemas in Microsoft Lync Server 2010.
LS_QoE_CDR_Schema.doc
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=de71b0a5-f164-46a1-b706-b6018dc7ccc4

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Call Park Deployment Guide
This download guides you through the process of configuring the Call Park call management feature for Enterprise Voice.
LS_Deploy_CallPark.doc
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=e1cfd1dc-7ae0-4096-895b-101422146878

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Active Directory Guide
This document guides you through the process of preparing Active Directory for Microsoft Lync Server 2010 and includes the Active Directory schema reference.
LS_Deploy_ADPrep.doc
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=513c46db-adc3-4d62-8acc-5f0ee27f1f9c

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Client and Device Deployment Guide
This download guides you through the process of deploying client software and devices for Lync 2010.
LC_Deploy_ClientsDev.doc
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=39d317af-3b6e-43cd-a53c-a0ef561e3355

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Edge Server Deployment Guide
This document guides you through the process of deploying Lync Server 2010 edge servers and Directors.
LS_Deploy_Edge_Dir.doc
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=85c62b26-e509-435e-811f-71c8c89dca83

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Archiving Deployment Guide
The purpose of the Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Archiving Deployment Guide is to guide you through the process of deploying Lync Server 2010 Archiving Server and the related components that are required to support archiving of instant messaging and web conferencing (meeting) content.
LS_Deploy_Archiving.doc
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=ff9f1066-c92c-4e74-9639-2f09f0bfaae9

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Monitoring Deployment Guide
This document guides you through the process of deploying Lync Server 2010 Monitoring Server.
LS_Deploy_Monitoring.doc
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=8ad1bdf1-c43a-4dd4-af07-52027a4bcaeb

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Documentation Help File
This download contains a compiled help file (chm) of all the available Lync Server 2010 IT professional documentation on the Technical Library.
Lync_ITPro.exe
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=9720c3f1-ddd4-426b-b98a-f1205561ce00

Migrating from Office Communications Server 2007 R2 to Lync Server 2010
This document provides guidance from migration from Office Communications Server 2007 R2 to Microsoft Lync Server 2010.
LS_Migrate_OCS2007_R2.doc
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=cae132e3-84ab-4110-885c-5bab0e64657e

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Enterprise Edition Deployment Guide
This document guides you through the process of deploying Lync Server 2010 Enterprise Edition and configuring dial-in conferencing for Lync Server 2010.
LS_Deploy_EE.doc
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=4cf4bed4-2f76-4b99-adcb-60653521cc70

Enabling Quality of Service with Microsoft Lync Server 2010
If your Windows Server network supports Quality of Service (QoS) management, you can take advantage of this functionality to optimize media traffic in your Microsoft Lync Server 2010 deployment. This guide shows you how.
Enabling_QoS.docx
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=1d27de6c-a21a-498c-9cda-7eb5aae42f23

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Enterprise Voice Deployment Guide
This download contains two documents: Deploying Enterprise Voice at Central sites and Deploying Branch Sites
LS_Deploy_Voice.doc
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=af7cced8-e110-434e-97de-300b8a064e16

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Response Group Deployment Guide
This download guides you through the process of configuring the Response Group feature for Enterprise Voice.
LS_Deploy_RespGroup.doc
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=14f32cca-1ef2-4283-8a80-3e444248c065

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Standard Edition Deployment Guide
This document guides you through the process of deploying Lync Server 2010 Standard Edition and configuring dial-in conferencing.
LS_Deploy_SE.doc
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=787d6b9f-cbb3-4d6d-b292-34fe43e9afc3

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Device Management and Troubleshooting Guide
The purpose of the Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Device Management and Troubleshooting Guide is to provide guidance on how to manage and update devices. It is also intended to answer frequently asked questions. This document identifies supported topologies, configurations, and scenarios described in detail in the Lync Server device deployment and planning documentation.
LS_Device_Manage.doc
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=ca28982c-fb5c-4b79-b197-a3e25eb72323

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Getting Started Guide
Descriptions of new features in Microsoft Lync Server 2010. Both server features and client features are included.
LS_Getting_Started.doc
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=e33765bc-9c5d-49b2-bb4f-ec8d42ccc1c7

Partner Solution Brief – Clarity Consulting
Clarity Consulting_Clarity Connect_Final.docx
Clarity_Legal_Final.docx
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=c8cb9e0e-62e5-490a-bf55-34ae2170a76d

Partner Solution Brief – Orange
Orange_Lync_Final.docx
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=f39c08e3-8053-4ac3-84ac-c8c5bfcf2a8b

Partner Solution Brief – Fortek
Fortek_Lync_Final.docx
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=cfd997c8-c320-4cae-b669-a4be0e36b414

Partner Solution Brief – Aspect
Aspect_Lync_Final.docx
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=0cc35ac2-94cf-449f-bb74-1a991d592416

Partner Solution Brief – T-Systems
T_Systems_Lync_Final.docx
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=cb0bcdb3-84a1-4b30-a433-eace4b6c8ba0

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Group Chat SDK
Lync Server 2010 Group Chat Software Development Kit (SDK) includes documentation and sample applications developed with the Lync Server 2010 Group Chat platform.
ucgcsdk.msi
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=8ab0dea3-6a33-4d3c-bff3-eeafeb44afdc

Microsoft Lync 2010 Trial (64 Bit)
Microsoft Lync 2010 provides a single interface that unites voice communications, IM, and audio, video, and Web conferencing into a richer, more contextual offering.
LyncSetupEval.exe
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=e9f07fed-2d33-476d-8e8f-68442b94f942

Microsoft Lync 2010 Trial (32 Bit)
Microsoft Lync 2010 provides a single interface that unites voice communications, IM, and audio, video, and Web conferencing into a richer, more contextual offering.
LyncSetupEval.exe
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=ac81c462-9a4e-4d0b-be7a-36ebebf43a1f

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 SDK
Microsoft Lync Server 2010 SDK includes library, tools, documentation, and sample applications for developing server-side SIP applications to customize and extend the functionality of Microsoft Lync Server 2010.
OCSSdk.msi
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=58ccf6fd-31db-4f15-bafb-c5ef28afc5fc

Unified Communications Managed API 3.0 Runtime
Unified Communications Managed API (UCMA) 3.0 is a managed-code platform that developers use to build applications that provide access t
o and control over Microsoft Enhanced Presence information, instant messaging, telephone and video calls, and audio/video conferencing.
UcmaRuntimeSetup.exe
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=418cc593-f31e-48be-957c-d3c9020c6b01

Unified Communications Enhanced Presence Schemas for Microsoft Lync Server 2010
Microsoft Unified Communications Enhanced Presence Schemas for Microsoft Lync Server 2010 consists of the technical documentation for the enhanced presence support by Microsoft Lync Server 2010 and Microsoft Lync 2010.
ucenhpresschemas.msi
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=b5732027-f3a8-4a48-af2e-4937e33f2481

Microsoft Lync 2010 Phone Edition for Polycom CX500, Polycom CX600 and Polycom CX3000
Microsoft® Lync™ 2010 Phone Edition for Polycom® CX500, Polycom® CX600 and Polycom® CX3000 is the first generation of software designed specifically for the phones from Polycom to interoperate with Microsoft® Lync™ Server 2010. Lync Phone Edition provides traditional and advanced telephony features, integrated security, manageability and much more
.
UCUpdates.exe
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=21553226-6268-47a7-9478-f0ec79342923

Microsoft Lync 2010 Attendant (32 Bit)
Microsoft® Lync™ 2010 Attendant is an integrated call management application that enables you to effectively manage many conversations at once by quickly handling and routing phone calls and instant messages.
AttendantConsole.msi
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=00c4a9c6-5f01-47fe-9d15-65ec3459469b

Microsoft Lync 2010 Group Chat
User client for persistent topic-based chat rooms.
ClientSetup.exe
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=4a202df0-c2ac-48b5-a621-1b3f22003632

Microsoft Lync Server 2010, Group Chat Admin Tool
Administration of users and chat rooms.
AdminSetup.exe
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=a50cf7a4-6e8c-48a3-8c54-2449106f1627

Microsoft Lync 2010 Phone Edition for Aastra 6721ip and Aastra 6725ip
Microsoft® Lync™ 2010 Phone Edition for Aastra 6721ip and Aastra 6725ip is the first generation of software designed specifically for the phones from Aastra to interoperate with Microsoft® Lync™ Server 2010. Lync Phone Edition provides traditional and advanced telephony features, integrated security, manageability and much more.
UCUpdates.exe
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=2c7b4cd7-241d-4328-96fd-b8d8c21f4beb

Microsoft Lync 2010 Attendant (64 Bit)
Microsoft® Lync™ 2010 Attendant is an integrated call management application that enables you to effectively manage many conversations at once by quickly handling and routing phone calls and instant messages.
AttendantConsole.msi
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=ff0bd6c6-1bc6-4c6b-bb80-ca7e18747f52

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Group Chat
Group Chat is a server role of Lync Server 2010, which enables persistent topic-based chat rooms.
serversetup.exe
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=575484f9-2a93-4450-a4c7-7d08a1290700

Microsoft Lync 2010 Phone Edition for Polycom CX700 and LG-Nortel IP Phone 8540
Microsoft® Lync™ 2010 Phone Edition for Polycom® CX700 and LG-Nortel IP Phone 8540 is the next generation of software designed for the phones from Polycom and LG-Nortel to interoperate with Microsoft® Lync™ Server 2010. Lync Phone Edition provides traditional and advanced telephony features, integrated security, manageability and much more.
UCUpdates.exe
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=9415abbc-b265-4373-acf0-da8f00451d20

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Trial
Microsoft Lync Server 2010 communications software offers instant messaging (IM), presence, conferencing, and telephony solutions that can support enterprise-level collaboration requirements.
LSEval-RTM-7577.0-enUS.iso
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=145a4aaa-1f0d-403a-ad10-a1166ec44c75

Partner Solution Brief – Interoute
Interoute_LyncPartnerSolutionBrief_Final.pdf
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=1330ddfb-1a35-48d8-b89d-11ef7f75c4d2

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Planning Guide
This document contains information for planning a deployment of Lync Server 2010 and Lync clients.
Lync Server 2010 Planning Guide.zip
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=2da9fa26-e032-4dcf-b487-da916ddc508f

Microsoft Lync 2010 Attendant Training
Lync Attendant is an intuitive call management application that helps you manage large numbers of simultaneous calls.
Microsoft Lync 2010 Attendant Training.ppt
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=09794bf0-362c-4f1d-92af-72b93e1c998e

Microsoft Lync 2010 Conferencing and Collaboration Training
Learn how to schedule, join and manage online meetings with Microsoft Lync 2010.
Microsoft Lync 2010 Conferencing and Collaboration Training.ppt
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=3a1f2a84-d7ac-43db-b225-4b97d95d0d38

Partner Solution Brief – Accordent
Accordent_AMMS_Final.docx
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=e879b83a-c20a-4535-842b-615b42be0f2d

Microsoft Lync 2010 RGS Training
Learn how to use Microsoft Lync 2010 RGS features and functionality.
Microsoft Lync 2010 RGS Training.ppt
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=8f93590d-3758-4b3c-9cf6-c6dc316b5c37

Microsoft Lync 2010 Delegate Training
This course covers features of Microsoft Lync 2010 that enable you to schedule meetings on behalf of other people
.
Microsoft Lync 2010 Delegate Training.ppt
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=a6e28e1f-9126-489f-8421-121c88190b74

Lync 2010 Work Smart Guides
Lync 2010 Work Smart Guides provide productivity tips and tricks to help you work more productively with Lync 2010.
WorkSmarts.zip
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=ff736048-bff7-4c70-b4f3-0834f0eb163e

Lync 2010 Short Videos
Lync 2010 Short Videos provides 15-30 video snippets of the most commonly used features in Lync 2010.
ShortVideos.zip
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=420fe3f6-d4f9-47c8-b042-9cb11f570102

Lync 2010 What’s New Videos and Article
Lync 2010 What’s New Videos and Article, including the following videos: What is Lync; What’s New with Lync; What’s Amazing with Lync
WhatsNew.zip
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=f9585b64-e96a-4801-b411-8671c232bdf2

Lync 2010 Quick Start Guides
Microsoft Lync 2010 Quick Start Guides provide quick reference information for commonly used features in Lync 2010.
QuickStarts.zip
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=1214a649-6de1-4c64-9086-4651dbabe898

Lync Adoption and Training Downloads
This download contains a variety of user education and training resources for Microsoft Lync, including What’s New articles and videos, Quick Start Guides, Work Smart Guides, Short Videos, and Training PowerPoint Presentations.
Lync_2010_Downloads_All.zip
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=f01a17e2-bec0-42c7-b1ce-fd4842ab1c91

Microsoft Lync 2010 Training
Download the complete package of Microsoft Lync 2010 Training.Microsoft Lync 2010 Attendant TrainingMicrosoft Lync 2010 Conferencing and Collaboration TrainingMicrosoft Lync 2010 Delegate TrainingMicrosoft Lync 2010 Device TrainingMicrosoft Lync 2010 IM and Presence TrainingMicrosoft Lync 2010 RGS TrainingMicrosoft Lync 2010 Web App Training
Microsoft Lync 2010 Training.zip
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=e9310f75-5025-4462-b42e-a6cf5cb34fe4

Microsoft Lync 2010 Voice and Video Training
This training course covers the following Microsoft Lync 2010 features:Make and Answer a CallManage and Forward CallsFollow up on Missed Calls and Voice MailJoin a Conference CallJoin or Accept a Video Call
Microsoft Lync 2010 Voice and Video Training.ppt
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=719ab200-4729-4fd0-879e-1e8ad3f63e3a

Lync Server 2010 Monitoring Management Pack
Lync Server 2010 Monitoring Management Pack is a comprehensive End-to-End monitoring management pack for System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2.
Lync Server 2010 Management Pack Guide.doc
Lync Server 2010 Management Pack.msi
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=e7185068-6424-4e67-bf61-7bf1c53efb4a

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Release Notes
This document provides Microsoft Server Lync 2010 Release Notes. Refer to this file for information regarding known issues regarding Lync Server 2010.
Lync_Server_2010_RTM_Relnotes.htm
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=782975c4-8610-46b6-9fc4-d1d30de7c76d

Microsoft Lync 2010 Release Notes
This document provides Microsoft Lync 2010 Release Notes. Microsoft Lync 2010 provides a single interface that unites voice communications, IM, and audio, video, and Web conferencing into a richer, more contextual offering.
Lync_Server_2010_Clients_RTM_Relnotes.htm
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=d76f8027-d97f-4336-adbc-7979c2b069b3

Partner Solution Brief – ATT
ATTConsulting_LyncPartnerSolutionBrief_Final.pdf
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=1b85aaba-0f2d-4916-89fd-21c9b933ac38

Partner Solution Brief – EnablingTech
Enabling_etcTimetracker_Final.docx
EnablingTech_LyncPartnerSolutionBrief_Final.pdf
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=8322f6e3-4608-4c72-a103-deefb74a4dbb

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Resource Kit Tools
Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Resource Kit Tools are provided to help make some routine tasks easier for IT administrators who deploy and manage Lync Server 2010.
Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Resource Kit Tools Privacy Statement.docx
Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Resource Kit Tools.docx
OCSReskit.msi
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=80cc5ce7-970d-4fd2-8731-d5d7d0829266

Microsoft Lync 2010 Web App Training
This training course covers the following Microsoft Lync 2010 features:Lync Web App OverviewJoin Online Meeting ExperienceInvite Additional ParticipantsStart Application SharingObtain Client Side Logs
Microsoft Lync 2010 Web App Training.ppt
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=c1d8c821-efbd-4c0d-ba03-0f68a0322570

Microsoft Lync Server 2010, Planning Tool Release Candidate (RC) Readme
This document contains an overview and release notes for the Lync Server 2010 (RC) Planning Tool
LyncPlanningTool-Readme_RC.htm
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=c8ba3275-270f-4c0b-90bb-edc1d1216c2d

Office 365 Beta Service Descriptions
These documents provide a detailed description of the features and functionality of Office 365 services currently in beta.
Microsoft Exchange Online Beta Service Description – Final.docx
Microsoft_Lync_Online__Beta_Service_Description_Final.docx
Microsoft_Office_Professional_Plus_Beta_Service_Description_Final.docx
Microsoft_Office_Web_Apps_Beta_Service_Description_Final.docx
Microsoft_SharePoint_Online_Standard_Beta_Service_Description_Final.docx
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=6c6ecc6c-64f5-490a-bca3-8835c9a4a2ea

A Month in #Exchange and #OCS: November 2010: To Read

#Exchange2010 #Lync

#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#* Technical White Papers for Exchange Server 2007
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc164340.aspx

Nothing new

#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#* Technical White Papers for Exchange Server 2010
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd795096(EXCHG.140).aspx

Nothing new

#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#* Exchange 2007 Documentation Updates
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc164372.aspx

New:

Updated:

#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#* Office Communication Server Documentation Updates
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb676082.aspx

Communications Server 2010
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff770144.aspx -and- http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/lync/default.aspx

** Full Lync Server 2010 Documentation coming in November, 2010. **

#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#* New KBs from Last Month
New means they appear in KB as Revision 1.0! (well apart from the ones that look interesting too)
Exchange 5.5:  http://kbalertz.com/Technology_55.aspx
Exchange 2000: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_53.aspx
Exchange 2003: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_313.aspx
Exchange 2007: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_515.aspx
Exchange 2010: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_1282.aspx
Exchange 2010 Coexistence: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_1281.aspx
Forefront For Exchange: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_523.aspx
Communications Server 2007: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_557.aspx
Communicator 2007: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_558.aspx
Outlook 2007: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_506.aspx
Outlook 2010: http://kbalertz.com/technology_1543.aspx
Lync 2010: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_1859.aspx
Lync Server: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_1860.aspx

Found this too: http://blogs.technet.com/b/hot/archive/tags/Messaging+Server/

October 29, 2010
2259044How to troubleshoot issues that prevent you from viewing other clients’ free/busy information in Office Outlook 2007 and in Outlook 2010

October 28, 2010
2455134Cross-Forest Availability for Exchange 2003 and/or 2007
2405793Description of the Outlook 2010 hotfix package (outlook-x-none.msp)October 26, 2010
2405799Description of the Office 2010 hotfix package (proof-hr-hr.msp)October 26, 2010

October 27, 2010
2431942Lync 2010 client cannot place calls to the Exchange Unified Messaging Auto Attendant
2436196Description of the Office Outlook 2007 hotfix package (wordconv-x-none.msp, word-x-none.msp, outlook-x-none.msp)October 26, 2010
2412273Description of the Office Outlook 2007 hotfix package (Outlook-x-none.msp)October 26, 2010
2449183Office 2010 Cumulative Update for October 2010

October 21, 2010
2431925Office Communicator cannot place calls to the Exchange Unified Messaging Auto Attendant

October 20, 2010
2445711Outlook Hotmail Connector send/receive error 4403 or 1133 and prompt to repair synchronization configuration
2447034You may receive e-mail messages from blocked senders in Outlook 2010

October 18, 2010
2447520Forward or Reply may Fail on a message with an attachment from a 3rd Party MAPI/CDO client in Exchange 2010

October 13, 2010
2444590Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2 Basic Diagnostics Package
2444588Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2 Basic Diagnostics Package

October 12, 2010
2400041Unable to view attachments in Owa 2003, when sent from Owa 2010
2410707Description of the Office Outlook 2003 Junk Email Filter updateOctober 12, 2010

October 8, 2010
2407028Description of Update Rollup 1 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1
2420644Description of Hotfix Rollup 3 for Forefront Security for Exchange Service Pack 2

October 6, 2010
2403513You receive error 1034 when you try to create a new us
er by using the Live Meeting Service Portal

October 4, 2010
2413248Notes in an Archive mailbox cannot be viewed in Outlook Web App (OWA)

A Month in #Exchange and #OCS: November 2010: Events

#Exchange2010 #Lync #MMMUG

#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#* New On-Demand Web Content from October 2010

TechNet Webcast: The MOF Reliability Workbook for Exchange 2010 Client Access and Transport (Level 200) 
The Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF) Reliability Workbook for Exchange 2010 Client Access and Transport helps you fine-tune task lists that are used to monitor and maintain the health and reliability of your Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 environment. Attend this webcast to learn how MOF provides ready-to-use monitoring and maintenance activities and information on health risks and standard changes that you can incorporate into your existing operations processes or use to develop new processes.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032463486&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

Business Insights Webcast: Introduction to Microsoft Lync 2010 (previously known as: Introduction to Microsoft Office Communications Server “14”) (Level 100)
Technology has brought us a very long way in terms of how we communicate in the business world. Email, telephones, instant messaging, and conference calling make it possible for us to do things today that were unthinkable twenty years ago. But as these technologies have evolved, they have done so independently, in parallel with one another, creating communications silos. In this webcast, we describe how Microsoft Unified Communications brings all forms of communications together through software and services to provide more effective communications. This webcast will also introduce you to the newest Microsoft productivity solution, Microsoft Lync 2010. See how Microsoft Lync 2010 can enable your organization to connect people in new ways, anywhere, anytime.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032458331&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

HERO: Introduction to Microsoft Lync (new OCS)
Microsoft Lync Server 2010 is the new OCS version.  Learn about its new architecture, voice deployment, and high availability configuration.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032467410&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

** in Arabic **

#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#* Webcasts of interest showing at a desktop near you in November 2010

Not much at all really

Wednesday, November 10, 2010: TechNet Webcast: Information About Microsoft November Security Bulletins (Level 200)
Join us for a brief overview of the technical details of the November security bulletins. We intend to address your concerns in this webcast, therefore, most of the webcast is devoted to attendees asking questions about the bulletins and getting answers from Microsoft security experts.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032454441

Tuesday, November 16, 2010: Business Insights Webcast: Transforming your Communications and Productivity with Office 365 (Level 100)
Microsoft® Office 365 delivers the power of cloud productivity to businesses of all sizes, helping to save time, money and free up valued resources. Office 365 combines the familiar Office desktop suite with cloud-based versions of Microsoft’s next-generation communications and collaboration services: Exchange Online, SharePoint Online and Lync Online.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032458332

#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#* Upcoming MMMUG Meetings

November 25th Meeting – Windows Phone 7
GFI Software have kindly offered to sponsor this meeting – the theme being Mobility and we’ll be discussing and demo-ing the Windows Phone 7 devices with at least one Microsoft IT Evangelists.

This will be one of the only places you’ll be able to get your hands on a Windows Phone 7 device without actually buying one.

GFI Software provides a single source of Web & Mail Security, Archiving, Backup & Fax, Networking & Security and Hosted solutions software for small to medium-sized enterprises.

With award-winning technology, an aggressive pricing strategy, and a strong focus on the unique requirements of small to medium-sized enterprises, GFI Software satisfies the needs of SME organizations on a global scale.

http://www.mmmug.co.uk/general/november-th-meeting-windows-phone

A Month in #Exchange and #OCS: October 2010: Part 4

#Exchange2010 #Lync .. and finally

#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#* Technical White Papers for Exchange Server 2007
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc164340.aspx

Nothing new

#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#* Technical White Papers for Exchange Server 2010
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd795096(EXCHG.140).aspx

White Paper: Understanding the Relative Costs of Client Access Server Workloads in Exchange Server 2010
Topic Last Modified: 2010-09-17
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff803560.aspx

#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#* Exchange 2007 Documentation Updates
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc164372.aspx

Topic Last Modified: 2010-09-24

The following topics are new:

The following topics have recently been updated:

#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#* Office Communication Server Documentation Updates
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb676082.aspx

Communications Server 2010
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff770144.aspx -and- http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/lync/default.aspx

** Full Lync Server 2010 Documentation coming in November, 2010. **

#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#* New KBs from Last Month
New means they appear in KB as Revision 1.0! 
Exchange 5.5:  http://kbalertz.com/Technology_55.aspx
Exchange 2000: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_53.aspx
Exchange 2003: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_313.aspx
Exchange 2007: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_515.aspx
Exchange 2010: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_1282.aspx
Exchange 2010 Coexistence: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_1281.aspx
Forefront For Exchange: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_523.aspx
Communications Server 2007: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_557.aspx
Communicator 2007: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_558.aspx
Outlook 2007: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_506.aspx
Outlook 2010: http://kbalertz.com/technology_1543.aspx

Found this too: http://blogs.technet.com/b/hot/archive/tags/Messaging+Server/

2279665 Description of Update Rollup 1 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3
2407028 Description of Update Rollup 1 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1
2420644 Description of Hotfix Rollup 3 for Forefront Security for Exchange Service Pack 2

September 30, 2010

  • 2319936 The Read Receipt request is not returned to the delegate in Outlook 2007
  • 2287519 Outlook does not support rendering all types of folder home pages

September 23, 2010

  • 2383603 Reply and Forward of email in Outlook 2010 results in 5.2.1 NDR

September 21, 2010

  • 2419052 Drag and drop of Outlook folder containing double-byte characters results in outlook:\ hyperlink with question marks

September 17, 2010

  • 2291574 “Your S/MIME control is out of date. You must reinstall it.” error message in OWA after you install Exchange Server 2007 SP3
  • 2314031 An Exchange Server 2007 user has trouble obtaining the contents of public folders in a mixed Exchange Server 2003 and Exchange Server 2007
  • 2121947 An Exchange Server 2007 Unified Messaging user cannot play a voice mail if the caller-id of the external caller contains a wildcard character

September 14, 2010

  • 2315011 MS10-064: Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Outlook could allow remote code execution

September 8, 2010

  • 2401524 SendAs permissions granted to users in forests trusted by Microsoft Exchange Server are not visible in the Send As Permission Wizard in Exchange Management Console (EMC)

September 1, 2010

  • 2308912 Description of the Office Outlook 2007 hotfix package (outlook-de-de.msp): August 31, 2010
  • 2345346 Description of the Outlook 2010 hotfix package (Outlookintl-de-de.msp): August 31, 2010
  • 2281463 Description of the Outlook 2010 hotfix package (outlook-x-none.msp): August 31, 2010

A Month in #Exchange and #OCS: October 2010: Part 3

#Exchange2010 #Lync #powershell

#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#* New On-Demand Web Content from September 2010

MSDN Webcast: geekSpeak: PowerShell for .NET Developers with Doug Finke (Level 200) 
In this episode of geekSpeak, Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Doug Finke takes us on a deep dive into PowerShell from a developer’s point of view. Doug shows techniques for integrating/debugging PowerShell from and to C# code as well as using PowerShell with a Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) application. He also addresses using reflection at the command line, object pipelining, and PowerShell’s REPL. This geekSpeak is hosted by Glen Gordon and Rachel Appel.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032457227&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

Business Insights Webcast: The New Unified Communications with OCS 2007 R2, Exchange 2010, and Office 2010 (Level 100)
Technology has brought us a very long way in terms of how we communicate in the business world. E-mail, telephones, instant messaging, and conference calling make it possible for us to do things today that were unthinkable twenty years ago. But as these technologies have evolved, they have done so independently, creating communications silos. Attend this webcast to learn how Unified Communications (UC) technologies in Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS) 2007, Microsoft Exchange 2010, and Microsoft Office 2010 integrate all of the ways we contact each other in a single environment, using a single identity and presence that spans phones, workstations, and other devices. We showcase the Microsoft UC innovations you can take advantage of to provide more effective and streamlined communications for end users. 
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032453436&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

TechNet Webcast: Data Governance for Privacy, Confidentiality, and Compliance: Moving to Cloud Computing (Part 4 of 4) (Level 200)
In this webcast, we examine how data governance challenges change when organizations opt to use cloud-based services and how the framework and techniques presented in the “Managing Technological Risk” white paper and webcast can be applied in the new context.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032457385&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

TechNet Webcast: Windows PowerShell Basics for IT Professionals (Level 200)
This one-hour webcast is geared towards IT professionals who do not have a strong coding or scripting background. We help you to understand the basics of Windows PowerShell, including parsing, piping, getting help, using variables and operators, and flow control. By the end of this session, you should understand enough
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032458986&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#* Webcasts of interest showing at a desktop near you in October 2010

Wednesday, October 13, 2010: TechNet Webcast: Information About Microsoft October Security Bulletins (Level 200)
Join us for a brief overview of the technical details of the October security bulletins. We intend to address your concerns in this webcast, therefore, most of the webcast is devoted to attendees asking questions about the bulletins and getting answers from Microsoft security experts.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032454437

Friday, October 15, 2010: TechNet Webcast: IT Service Management Best Practice: Service Catalog (Level 300) 
In this webcast series, we discuss how Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF)/IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) can provide better value to businesses. The series focuses on IT service management disciplines and provides an overview on key principles, practical guidance, goals, and value of the service management areas. This Service Catalog webcast is the first in the Service Management Best Practice series.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032459635

Thursday, October 21, 2010: Business Insights Webcast: Introduction to Microsoft Lync 2010 (previously known as: Introduction to Microsoft Office Communications Server “14”) (Level 100)
Technology has brought us a very long way in terms of how we communicate in the business world. Email, telephones, instant messaging, and conference calling make it possible for us to do things today that were unthinkable twenty years ago. But as these technologies have evolved, they have done so independently, in parallel with one another, creating communications silos. In this webcast, we describe how Microsoft Unified Communications brings all forms of communications together through software and services to provide more effective communications. This webcast will also introduce you to the newest Microsoft productivity solution, Microsoft Lync 2010. See how Microsoft Lync 2010 can enable your organization to connect people in new ways, anywhere, anytime.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032458330

Thursday, November 18, 2010: Microsoft Certified Career Conference http://mctreadiness.com/MicrosoftCareerConferenceRegistration.aspx?pid=277

A Month in #Exchange and #OCS: October 2010: Part 2

#Exchange2010 #Lync

##*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#* New Exchange, OCS and Lync Downloads from September 2010

Microsoft Exchange Server Jetstress 2010 (32 bit)
Simulate disk I/O load on a test server running Exchange to verify the performance and stability of your disk subsystem before putting your server into a production environment.
Version:14.01.0180.003
Date Published:9/7/2010
Language:English
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=6c9c1180-4dd8-49c4-85fe-ca1cdcb2453c

Microsoft Junk E-mail Reporting Add-in for Microsoft Office Outlook
The Junk E-mail Reporting Tool lets you directly report junk e-mail to Microsoft and its affiliates for analysis to help us improve the effectiveness of our junk e-mail filtering technologies.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=53541292-ce94-4c5b-9127-b7d56f11b619

IT Compliance Management Series
The IT Compliance Management Series—a combination of IT Compliance Management Libraries for Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 7, and Microsoft System Center—provides prescriptive guidance that helps IT pros configure Microsoft products to address specific IT governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) requirements.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=bd930882-0d39-4900-9a79-b91f213ed15d

Unified Messaging Troubleshooting Tool
The Exchange 2010 UM Troubleshooting Tool is used to diagnose configuration errors specific to call answering scenarios and to test whether voice mail is functioning correctly in Exchange 2010 SP1 Unified Messaging deployments.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=10d2e48f-0846-40b6-b08f-d282309811a2

Microsoft Office Live Meeting Service Portal v8.0 Release Notes
Refer to this file for information regarding known issues about the Microsoft Office Live Meeting Service Portal.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=2a94df8c-1a6d-42ec-942d-162bc5b30b31

Communicator for Mac 2011 Deployment Guide
Intended for IT Professionals, the Microsoft Communicator for Mac 2011 Deployment Guide provides guidance for using Microsoft Communicator for Mac 2011 with Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=7c4f539d-eb3c-422a-9b35-022970fc9c34

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 (Release Candidate) Getting Started
Descriptions of new features in Microsoft Lync Server 2010 (Release Candidate). Both server features and client features are included.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=e33765bc-9c5d-49b2-bb4f-ec8d42ccc1c7

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 (Release Candidate) Planning Documents
Documents you can use when planning your deployment of Microsoft Lync Server 2010 (Release Candidate). Includes planning documents for IM and Conferencing, Enterprise Voice, Edge Servers, Monitoring Server, Archiving Server, virtualization and DNS load balancing, along with guidelines for planning your network infrastructure.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=2da9fa26-e032-4dcf-b487-da916ddc508f

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 (Release Candidate) Lab Deployment Guide
A step-by-step, how-to document you can use to install a Microsoft Lync Server 2010 (Release Candidate) Standard Edition server, along with an Edge Server. This document is suited to lab and product evaluation deployments.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=709d1609-a62a-47bd-baa4-6221dfd3c34c

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 (Release Candidate) System Requirements
A short document that outlines the hardware, operating system, and database requirements for Microsoft Lync Server 2010 (Release Candidate) and its related clients.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=634a3616-4199-4d51-88ee-618e72d91b7c

Microsoft Lync 2010 SDK Release Candidate (RC)
The Lync 2010 SDK is the client-side API set that enables the integration and extension of Lync experiences.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=d98f0bf7-c82c-47f5-9f73-be3edbf30438

Microsoft Lync Server 2010, Planning Tool Release Candidate (RC)
The Microsoft Lync Server 2010, Planning Tool (RC) provides prescriptive guidance to get you started with planning your topology.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=bcd64040-40c4-4714-9e68-c649785cc43a

Microsoft Lync 2010 Attendee (RC) – User Level Install
Microsoft Lync 2010 Attendee is a conferencing client that allows users without Microsoft Lync 2010 installed, to participate in online meetings. If you are not an administrator on the computer but an administrator has allowed you to perform installations, you can install this application.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=68a3ca04-a058-4e47-98ea-9e9af7ebd6e3

Microsoft Lync 2010 Attendee (RC) – Admin Level Install
Microsoft Lync 2010 Attendee is a conferencing client that allows users without Microsoft Lync 2010 installed, to participate in online meetings. A user with an administrator account on the computer can install Lync 2010 Attendee so that users of the computer can join Microsoft Lync Server 2010-hosted meetings.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=1772a5ad-9688-4861-8387-ec30411bf455

Updates for Communications Server 2007 R2
This article lists the available updates for Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS) 2007 R2 and specifies the applicability of the updates for each server role.
http://support.microsoft.
com/kb/968802