Lync MAC client and VPN failures


If you have any customers running Lync for MAC that have had problems with the VPN bug, it should now be resolved with the following update:


This update resolves the following issues for Microsoft Lync for Mac 2011:

· Several issues with Cisco and Juniper VPN clients

· An issue that causes an Active Directory lockout when the Kerberos protocol is used

· Several issues that cause Lync for Mac 2011 to sign out unexpectedly or to crash



Last Exchange 2007 Mainstream Support Update


Exchange 2007 SP3 RU7 is released.  Get the official news here.  Get the actual download here.

The interesting piece here is this note in the body of the EHLO blog….

Support lifecycle statement: This is the final release under standard support for Exchange 2007, as the Exchange 2007 Mainstream Support has now ended. Extended Support for Exchange 2007 SP3 will end on 4/11/2017. Please see the Microsoft Support Lifecycle page for more information about Microsoft Support Lifecycle for Exchange 2007. Got questions about Microsoft Support Lifecycle Policy? Head over to Microsoft Support Lifecycle Policy FAQ.”



ForeFront for Lync

A little delayed (well, more than a little) but still very welcome!  ForeFront for Lync 2010 is here (cue Steve Martin running down the street screaming about the phone book).


Make a point of reading the caveats/issues/hints and how to deploy – this is not as clean as you would think.