Tag Archives: OCS Patches

OCS 2007 R2 Support For Windows Server 2008 R2

Hot off the press

OCS 2007 R2 is now supported on Windows Server 2008 R2; there are a few conditions though. From the wording of the article, it likes look 2008 R2 domains are supported as well now, unless you are using group chat. There are a few pre-req’s you have to run through including the OCSASNFix, but overall not too bad. Please see the link above for detailed information.
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OCS Patches Released

Today a number of new patches were released including updates for OCSPE (Phone Edition), OCS and Communicator. Included in the Communicator update is a fix for the audio quality issue I wrote about here. As always please test all patches in a non-production environment. Continue reading

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MS09-056 (KB 974571) may break OCS 2007 R2

This morning I had a customer call that had applied patches and OCS wasn’t working. A quick google lead me to :

http://projectdream.org/wordpress/2009/10/13/kb974571-crypto-api-update-may-break-office-communications-server-2007-r2-installations/

I uninstalled 974571 for the customer and rebooted and they were back online.

I haven’t done any further testing as of yet, but as this is a big deal I wanted to get the word
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A workaround for folks experiencing quality issues when using MOC and Vista

After working with Microsoft for the passed few weeks on a significant audio quality issue we have found what’s causing the problem and a good workaround until a fix is released. Continue reading

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For all who are having audio quality issues with MOC and Vista, a request for input.

All, I currently have a case open with Microsoft around call quality issues when utilizing Vista and MOC.  These issues can occur with a Catalina or any other device that is connected to your PC.  We have found some interesting … Continue reading

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Mediation Server Fix to Allow Display Name May Break Outbound Calling…

Let’s start with a statement about this post: THIS IS NOT AN OCS PROBLEM 🙂

With the July hotfix Microsoft introduced the ability to add Display Names sent from the PBX to the toast in MOC.
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Microsoft releases Live Meetings Updates

For those who haven’t seen these yet: Live Meeting Client Update: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/969697 Conferencing Addin for Outlook: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/969696 Group Chat Update Package: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=e5924bf9-b042-4c53-b4a6-79c7e5c9749b&displaylang=en

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