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About Lync Online Meeting Plug-in for Outlook

Had a customer ask about the Lync Outlook Plugins today. There are actually two plugins for Outlook Conversation History Add-in for Microsoft Lync Usually located at C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Lync\ocoffice.dll Online Meeting Add-in for Microsoft Lync 2010 Usually located at C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Lync\ucaddin.dll They are deployed as part of the Lync client install. There is no...

Pre-built Complete Hyper-V Lync Demo Environment

  UPDATE:  Here is a good video on using the VHD’s Microsoft have released Lync Server 2010 “Test Drive” Hyper-V VHD files. This is a complete Lync environment that you can download and boot to get a feel for Lync, including DC, Exchange 2010 Unified Messaging, Lync Standard Edition, Lync Monitoring Server and SharePoint 2010. You’ll This is a complete isolated environment, for best...

Lync Tabbed Conversations, Group Chat Stress tool and more released

  And the Lync team keep on churning out the goods. You head it here first. Tabbed Conversations for Microsoft Lync 2010 Tabbed Conversations is an application that provides a tabbed Lync 2010 conversation window to allow multiple instant messaging (IM) conversations in a single window. It’s actually a separate app that sits in the System Tray. Tabbed Conversations for Microsoft Lync 2010...

Where are Lync Client Settings Stored? (Hint, Registry)

Hi, This one just came up on Technet, How can I change the “Show Lync in foreground” Setting for all my users using GPO. While some settings are provisioned in band for Lync, this is one you can edit in the Registry. Lync User Client Registry keys are held under HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Communicator There are also the advanced connection settings under HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Shared\UCClient What...

Lync Client Cumulative Update May

Some minor updates to the Lync Client Article ID: 2551268 Issues that this update fixes This cumulative update fixes the following issues: 2551849 ( ) Lync 2010 still polls for the conversation history of a non-listed contact 2551847 ( ) Lync 2010 still polls for the voice mail of a non-listed contact 2551846 ( ) An update is available that adds npMeetingJoinPluginOC.dll and MeetingJoinAxOC.dll...

Lync Videos from Tech-Ed 2011

Sadly I couldn’t get over to Tech-Ed North America this year, but fortunately Microsoft do a first class job of Videoing all the content, and provide it for streaming or download completely free! Some of the encoding is still going on, but you should find streaming, low and high res wmv, and IOS/mobile friendly mp4 files. Below are all the Lync related sessions, enjoy. . Tech·Ed North America...

Microsoft Lync 2010 Quick Training Videos added to Lync’d Up Resources

Microsoft have produced a number of quick end user training videos. These are great to get your users started, or to reference if they forget how to use a certain feature. You can download the complete set for use on your intranet here, or stream the videos from the links below Find and add a contact in Lync 2010 training video Send an Instant Message (IM) in Lync 2010 training video Make a call...

Network Monitor (Netmon) Parsers for Lync

Microsoft have released Network Monitor Parsers for Lync download them here
You can download Microsoft Network Monitor 3.4 here
I found I also needed the parser filters from codeplex to get the Lync parsers to install, you can get them here

 
I must admit, I’m usually a wireshark guy. Here are some useful links to get you started with Netmon.

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