Microsoft Unveils Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 Release 2 Update builds on momentum behind software-powered unified communications and voice.
It seems to be a day for writing about auto-discovery, the process whereby an application, in this case Microsoft Office Communicator (MOC), can use a limited amount of information to automatically discover the users’s OCS Server. Auto-discovery is based on MOC’s use of DNS resource records to obtain the necessary information. I’ve been reading the […]
This article defines some terminology commonly used with Microsoft’s Unified Communications solution, Office Communication Server 2007.
These are copied from the ArchivingCDRReporter read me… The following are some user specific SQL query samples that are intended to guide you through extracting relevant reporting user or time range specific information from the Archiving/CDR Database. The general usage queries are already added as part of the tool.
The OCS 2007 Address Book service’s primary purpose is to provide updated GAL information to the OC 2007 client. It will also provide phone number normalization service for OC 2007 clients. The ABServer.exe is scheduled to query AD periodically for updates to user / group /information and provide this delta of updated information to the […]
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007\Server\Core>abserver -regenUR Wait 5 minutes and then run the same command with the -SyncNow switch On the client, close Office Communicator, and delete GALContacts.db (found in the user’s profile directory under Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Communicator) and then restart the client.
Using my previous employers standard SQL build caused some issues installing a new OCS pool. The 2 errors are related to the articles below. Security Account Delegation http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa905162%28SQL.80%29.aspx Shrinking your model DB size. http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx/kb/307487
The OCS 2007 Client Version filter can be a bit confusing as to how to filter clients. I’ve run into this issue twice now, so I thought I’d share my experience and dive into this a little deeper. TechNet has an explanation of how to configure the Client Version filter, but there are quite a […]
There is some debate in the industry about bandwidth requirements for Microsoft’s RTAudio and RTVideo codec used in Office Communication Server 2007. This is a very good description of the actually requirements for planning purposes. The short answer is that you should plan 57 Kbps for Audio and 320 Kbps for Video. The QoE document […]
Office Communication Server 2007 has a number of port requirements that are specific to the feature that you will be deploying. The following diagram breaks out the required ports based on the server role you are deploying.