This sample shows how to use a use an ActiveX control to display presence status and provide real-time collaboration options in Lotus Notes. The control requires that Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 is installed on the client machines.

Click here to download the sample API…

Click here to read Johann’s original post…


According to Johann the tool focuses on two main objectives:

  1. Allow Notes users to immediately experience Office Communications Server 2007 technologies working in their own environment
  2. Support Notes developers to quickly integrate Office Communications Server technologies into their own custom Notes applications
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Powershell meets OCS

July 24, 2008

in Microsoft, OCS

This post has been working it’s way through the online world for a few days now and I personally am a huge fan of Powershell and Powergui.

Dmitry’s post illustrates just how deep and powerful Powershell can be…

"If you have Office Communications Server 2007 there’s a new must have tool for you: OCS powerpack for PowerGUI just posted by Curtis Johnstone: it is free, totally based on PowerShell (you can see the PowerShell code behind each and every node, link, or action), and has a lot of functionality not present in the native OCS MMC."

Read the rest of Dmitry’s post here…

Get the powerpack for PowerGUI here…

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Microsoft works with public X.509 certification authorities (CAs) to make sure that Microsoft Exchange Server customers can obtain the certificates that they require in order to use Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 for the Domain Security feature to enable secure client access from the Internet.
Microsoft also works with CAs in order to make sure that Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 customers can obtain certificates that they require for Communications Server 2007 servers.

Click here to read the rest of the KB…

Good post from Aaron on the topic that is worth a look…

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The Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 management pack is designed to be used for monitoring Exchange 2007 events, collecting Exchange component-specific performance counters in one central location, and for raising alerts for operator intervention as necessary. By detecting, sending alerts, and automatically responding to critical events, this management pack helps indicate, correct, and prevent possible service outages or configuration problems, allowing you to proactively manage Exchange servers and identify issues before they become critical. The management pack monitors and provides alerts for automatic notification of events indicating service outages, performance degradation, health monitoring, and centralized management.

This Management Pack requires Operations Manager 2007 Service Pack 1. This Management Pack requires the Operations Manager 2007 updates specified in Knowledge Base articles 950853, 951979 and 951380 (see the Management Pack Guide for details).

Release History:
  • 10/9/2007 – Initial Release, version 6.0.5000.0
  • 6/22/2008 – Updated Release, version 6.0.6278.12

Click here to get the update…

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