Webcast – Capacity Planning with OCS 2007

Here is another webcast that I did on Capacity Planning with OCS 2007. http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032372033&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US Till next time again…

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Webcast – DNS, Certificates, and Load Balancers

I wanted to provide a URL to the webcast that I did regarding configuring OCS 2007 with DNS, Certificates, and Load Balancers. http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032343625&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US Till next time…

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OCS 2007 R2 Web Scheduler Now Available!

In OCS 2007 R1 the web scheduler was a nice to have handy to allow people to schedule meetings and not have to have the full client or add-ins available.  Now in R2 the web scheduler is back and available once again. Keep in mind that the support agreement still applies and that’s a best…

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Communicator Attendant Console (Part 1)

In today’s blog we will discuss the Attendant Console which is a new client in Office Communicator Server 2007 R2. [Figure 1] The first thing for us to take a look at today what is the Attendant Console (AC)?  The AC is the client side application similar to Office Communicator (OC), we can make voice…

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Deployment Validation Tool (Auto Answering Agent – updated)

To begin with I’ve been getting a lot of hits on my blog about the DVT tool which is good, the downside is not all have been successful with installing and configuring it.  So I’ve decided to go ahead and update the blog with more screen pics.  You might be saying, more screen pics, you…

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Edge Planning Tool for Office Communications Server 2007 R2

The following is a link for the R2 Edge planning tool; I highly recommend going through this planning wizard before you deploy your edge server(s). http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=ec4b960c-3fe2-41bd-abdf-ae89cfcb8c6c

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Which Server(s) to deploy the (DVT) Deployment Validation Tool

Once again i will talk about one of my favorite tools with OCS and that’s the DVT Tool.  However in this blog I will talk about where you should and shouldn’t deploy the DVT tool.  First lets explain what the tool is; The DVT tool can be found in the OCS 2007 R2 Resource kit.  It…

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OCS 2007 Resource Kit Book R2 – Chapters

For those that haven’t gone out and gotten the Resource Kit Book R2 yet, I’ve figured I would go ahead and give you a little incentive by stating what the chapters are in the book.  Chapter 1 – Overview of OCS 2007 R2 Chapter 2 – New Features Overview Chapter 3 – Server Roles Chapter 4 – Infrastructure…

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OCS 2007 R2 Edge Server Topologies

For those that have already deployed OCs 2007 R2 and have external users working with IM, Conferencing, and perhaps voice as well have seen the changes we have for R2 Edge. In OCS 2007 we had four different topologies that one could deploy: 1) Consolidated Edge2) Single – Site Edge3) Scaled – Single Site Edge4)…

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More blogs coming soon…

Over the next few blogs I will be posting information regarding tools that will assist people with deployment and troubleshooting OCS 2007 and OCS 2007 R2.  The following are just a few of the tools that i will be covering in depth:Deployment Validation Tool, LCSDiscover, DBAnalyzer, LCSClean, and VOIP Test Tool just to name a few….

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