How to Change BCM Polling Interval?

This post explains how one can change the polling interval in BCM. Please note that this is suggested only for advanced users and for the environment where BCM is used in shared mode. What is Polling Interval? When BCM is used in shared environment, all BCM clients poll the server machine to see if there…


Frequently asked questions for Sharing

The video demo for sharing business contact manager has been published on office online, you can find it here: Troubleshoot for sharing issues Q: I have two computers in a Workgroup with same user account and sharing doesn’t work. A: Please refer to the demo for how to share a BCM Database at  …


Database Tool Released

We are pleased to announce the public availability of Database Admin Tool.  This tool allows administrators to host Business Contact Manager for Outlook 2007 database on a computer on which Microsoft Office 2007 and Business Contact Manager for Outlook 2007 are not installed. Once installed on a server, this tool will allow user to: Create…


Database Deployment Whitepaper revised.

We have revised BCM database deployment whitepaper to fix some typo in SQL commands and edit the contents for RTM build. This document is available here. A quick update on database tool. Product team has finished the work and it’s in deployment pipe. It could be out on site any day. We will add…


What’s coming up for Business Contact Manager for Outlook 2007?

  Business Contact Manager product team is working on few things that will be released over next few weeks. Business Contact Manager Database Tool: Our customers have requested an easy way to deploy Business Contact Manager database on server without installing Office and BCM. We addressed this request by releasing a Admin Tool back in September….


Frequently Asked Questions-Business Contact Manager for Outlook 2007

How to get and install Business Contact Manager for Outlook 2007?  Business Contact Manager is part of following retail Office SKU as “Office CD2” Microsoft Office 2007 Professional Microsoft Office 2007 Small Business Microsoft Office 2007 Ultimate It’s available for trial download in Professional and Small Business SKU as “Download2”. You can download and install…