OCS 2007 R2 Cumulative Update List: December 2012

While ago we had to compile a list of the cumulative updates for Office Communications Server 2007 R2. If you are still on Office Communications Server 2007 R2 please consider an upgrade to, at least, Lync Server 2013: Migration from Office Communications Server 2007 R2 to Lync Server 2013 There isn't a migration path from Office Communications Server … Continue reading OCS 2007 R2 Cumulative Update List: December 2012

Reassign the private key after deleting a certificate from the snap-in

In case we delete, by mistake, a certificate using the Certificate snap-in, we can still restore it. In order to do this, we need to import the certificate again and reassign the stored private key to it, without having to create a new request. The following article was published for IIS, but it also applies to Lync/SfB Server … Continue reading Reassign the private key after deleting a certificate from the snap-in

The Office Communications Server Front-End service terminated with service-specific error 2147975170 (0x80078002)

Sometimes you get Front End Services to stop unexpectedly and in the event error you receive the message:  "The Office Communications Server Front-End service terminated with service-specific error 2147975170 (0x80078002)". This is a rare event, but it might occur in scenarios when the Archiving Setting "Shutdown if archiving fails" is enabled or something happens to … Continue reading The Office Communications Server Front-End service terminated with service-specific error 2147975170 (0x80078002)

Enabling Trace Log in Office Communicator, Lync 2010 and Lync 2013

One thing that I'm always looking for is how to enable Trace Logs in Communicator/Lync. I created the following steps to help to enable logging. Trace logs are important in troubleshooting because most of the problems related to failure in instant messages or video/audio calls can be detected in Communicator/Lync Trace logs. Office Communicator R2 To access … Continue reading Enabling Trace Log in Office Communicator, Lync 2010 and Lync 2013