Microsoft Office Communications Server and Communicator 2007 R2 Update 04/2010

16 04 2010

Microsoft has released the April 2010 cumulative update for Office Communications Server and Communicator 2007 R2.

Office Communications Server 2007 R2 CU5 Update
Office Communications Server 2007 R2 CU5 Database Update
Office Communicator 2007 R2 CU5 Update
Office Communicator Phone Edition 2007 R2 CU5 Update
Office Communicator Attendant Console 2007 R2 CU5 Update

Minor Issues fixed:

Client:
1. Microsoft Office Communicator may no longer make daily synchronize changes to its address book
2. When a delegate tries to use the Conferencing Add-in for Outlook to schedule a live meeting or to schedule a conference on behalf of a manager,
the delegate’s information instead of the manager’s information displays in the conferencing request.

Server:
1. Support for Windows 2008 R2
2. Workarounds for specific VOIP inter-op scenarios

There are also April 2010 updates for Live Meeting and the Live Meeting Conferencing Add-in for Outlook.

Live Meeting client update for April 2010:
Description of the update package.
Download.

Live Meeting Conferencing Add-in for Outlook April 2010:
Description of the update package.
Download.





OCS 2007 R2 Supportability on Windows Server 2008 R2

5 04 2010

Supportability information of OCS on latest Windows Server 2008 R2.

Office Communications Server 2007 R2, OCS 2007 or LCS 2005 does not work correctly after you upgrade to Windows Server 2008 R2
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982020/en-us

Supportability is available for Office Communications Server 2007 R2 member server role on a Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982021/en-us

Note:
The following scenarios are currently not supported on a Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system:

• Upgrading the operating system to Windows Server 2008 R2 for an existing installation of Office Communications Server 2007 R2 is not supported.
• Deploying Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2, Group Chat on a Windows 2008 R2 operating system or in a Windows 2008 R2 domain is not supported.
• Office Communications Server 2007 R2 administration tools will only be installed in native 32-bit mode or a native 64-bit mode. Because of an application compatibility issue with Windows Server 2008 R2, installing Office Communications Server 2007 R2 administration tools in 32-bit mode on a 64-bit Windows 2008 R2 operating system is not supported.

The TechNet webpages are scheduled to be updated within next week:

OCS – Supported Active Directory Environments
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee692314%28office.13%29.aspx

Windows Server 2008 R2 – Supported Applications
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2008/en/us/supported-applications.aspx