Public IM Connectivity (PIC) for OCS and MS Volume Licensing customer

23 09 2009

How to enable Federation and Public IM Connectivity (PIC) within Microsoft Office Communcations Server 2007 R2 and sign up to the service.

To signing up follow this link:

Sign in using a Live ID and check the box to agree that your organization is a Microsoft Volume Licensing customer, then input the Volume License agreement number of your company and follow directions on the site.


Communicator Mobile for Windows Mobile, SmartPhone and iPhone

23 09 2009

Download Communicator Mobile directly to your phone (Windows Mobile or Java Client)
Simply go on your mobile to and select the right version of the client.

The easy and smart way to install Communicator Mobile on your Windows Mobile or SmartPhone. No USB (Active Sync) connect to your Desktop PC necessary.

Como for your iPhone (Third Party Tool and OCS CWA Role necessary)
Modality Systems

Diagnostic PreCallDiagnostic tool for Voice quality Monitoring is now available as 32-Bit Version

22 09 2009

The PreCallDiagTool is an application that reports expected audio quality as it relates to the network effect. The tool should be installed on any desktop or laptop PC that suffers from inconsistent network connection quality. The PreCallDiagTool can provide a quick check of the current network conditions and also preserve a history of quality data to let users profile their network performance over time or other conditions. The tool is particularly useful for home/mobile users and users using WIFI access points.

OCS PreCallDiagnostic Tool

The 32 bit version of the PreCallDiagnostic tool is complete and is now live on the Microsoft Download Center. Customers can now access the download here: The 64 bit version of PCD shipped as part of the OCS 2007 R2 Resource Kit with Office Communications Server 2007 R2 RTM. The 32 bit version has been pulled out and repackaged on its own in order to help our customers on 32 bit machines.