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New April Update for the Lync Client


In addition to the recently released Lync Cumulative Update 2 (earlier this month), there is another update for just the Lync Client.

You can download the update here. The corresponding knowledge base article (KB 2540951) is here.

This update brings the client version up to 4.0.7577.275 and addresses two issues:

2543532  Credential prompts occur when . . . → Read More: New April Update for the Lync Client

SQL 2008 R2 Now Supported for Lync Server 2010


Today Microsoft announced that Lync Server 2010 officially supports using SQL Server 2008 R2 for a back-end pool database.

Previously only SQL 2008 SP1 or 2005 SP3 were officially supported (as I recently blogged about in The Lync Server Databases blog entry).

Many had used SQL 2008 R2 in labs with no issues.  Microsoft . . . → Read More: SQL 2008 R2 Now Supported for Lync Server 2010

The Lync Server Databases


June 7th, 2012 Update: Microsoft SQL 2012 is NOT supported for all Microsoft Lync 2010 roles yet.  The Microsoft KB article “SQL Server 2012 is not supported in some Lync Server 2010 server roles” details which Lync 2010 server roles are not supported.

While investigating a recent Lync issue, I had to reacquaint myself with . . . → Read More: The Lync Server Databases

Recently Released Lync Resources


There has been some great Lync resources made available in the past couple of months that I have been meaning to blog about.  Here is a roll-up:

1. Lync Server Documentation Update

The Microsoft Lync Server documentation team recently released some significant updates to the Lync Server 2010 documentation in the TechNet Library which . . . → Read More: Recently Released Lync Resources

Blackberry Support for Microsoft Lync is Now Available


BES 5.0 SP3 adds support for Microsoft Lync 2010.  See http://blog.insideocs.com/2011/04/05/blackberry-support-for-ocs-2007-r2-and-lync-is-now-available/.

April 2011 Cumulative Update for Lync 2010


A cumulative update package for Lync 2010 was released today.

The description of the cumulative update package for April 2011 is described in KB article 2496325: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2496325.  This article includes links to download both the x32 and x64 packages (half way through the article).

There were several user-visible Lync 2010 Client hotfixes in this . . . → Read More: April 2011 Cumulative Update for Lync 2010