Le Cloud de Christophe BOUCETTA (MVP Lync/Skype for Business, CCNP Voice, CCNP Collaboration)

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    • 28/5/2010

    OCS Licensing

    Microsoft a publié récemment un résumé instructif sur la nouvelle politique de licence pour OCS Wave 14 : http://download.microsoft.com/download/3/D/4/3D42BDC2-6725-4B29-B75A-A5B04179958B/Base_and_Additive_Client_Access_Licenses.docx

    En résumé :

     Here is a summary of the key changes:

     - OCS Voice CAL:

    • Will include the OCS Wave 14 voice capabilities plus some of the voice functionality in today’s OCS 2007 R2 Enterprise CAL (ECAL).
    • Will be additive on top of the OCS Wave 14 Standard CAL.
    • Can be licensed with or without the OCS Wave 14 Enterprise CAL.
    • Will not be included in the Enterprise CAL when Wave 14 launches.
    • Will include new voice capabilities that will enable “Enterprise Ready Voice” for future releases of OCS (beyond Wave 14).

    - The OCS Wave 14 Enterprise CAL price will decrease to reflect the move of the voice functionality to the new OCS Voice CAL.

    - Will my current OCS Enterprise CAL give me access to the new OCS Voice CAL?

    • If you purchased your existing OCS Enterprise CAL after July 1, 2009 and before the release of OCS Wave 14, and your Software Assurance was maintained, you will have the equivalent access rights to the new OCS Voice CAL. You will then need to renew to OCS Voice CAL separately at your first renewal after the OCS Wave 14 launch.
    • If you purchased your existing OCS Enterprise CAL before July 1, 2009 or did not buy or maintain Software Assurance, you will need to separately purchase the new OCS Voice CAL.
    • 25/5/2010

    Pic OCS 2007 R2 avec Live@edu, Windows Live ou AOL

    Voici un récapitulatif tres pratique sur les différentes étapes ou questions concernant PIC (Public IM Connectivity) d'Office Communication Server 2007 R2 :

    Prerequisites you need before you start the provisioning process:

    1) Download and read the OCS Federation provisioning guide here.

    2) Next you will need only ONE of the following pieces of information (note: if you don’t know ask your Microsoft Account Manager or reseller):

    Your Microsoft agreement number:

    o Microsoft Volume Licensing Support: Microsoft Volume Licensing Agreement number

    o Microsoft Partner Network: Headquarter partner ID

    o Service Provider Licensing Agreement: Initial enrollment number

    o High Volume Services: Product enrollment number

    · Fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of the Access Edge service that you will be provisioning

    · Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) domain(s)

    · FQDNs of any additional Access Edge services

    · Contact information

    3) Visit this link here to submit your request.

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    What do I have to be aware of before I federate with AOL?

    AOL requires the DNS A record of the Access Proxy service FQDN to be published in DNS in order to authenticate the public certificate.

     

    What do I need to be aware of before I federate with Windows Live/Live@edu?

    Note: The change below catches folks off guard during this process. It ONLY applies to users who have associated a domain to Windows Live ID which typically is not always a huge number of users.

    Live@edu and Windows Live will require a change to existing IDs that are used to sign into Windows Live Messenger service if an ID that is associated with your Messenger service includes the same domain that you are provisioning. This change is required because by submitting a provisioning request for a domain, you are reserving that domain for your organization’s Office Communications Server instant messaging system. For example, if you request provisioning for contoso.edu and an existing Windows Live Messenger service account address is user1@contoso.edu, the owner of that account receives a notification from Microsoft that includes instructions for changing the account address. If the ID is not changed, the owner will not be able to sign in to Windows Live Messenger until this issue is resolved.

    Important: This change is required for all Windows Live accounts that use the domain for which you are requesting provisioning, regardless of whether the users of those accounts actually use Office Communications Server public IM connectivity or whether you have signed up only for a trial of public IM connectivity.

    For details about the requirements and process for changing a Windows Live ID, see Important Changes to Windows Live Messenger at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=157321.

    Does everyone get notified of this change?

    No, only users who have associated their domain (e.g. contoso.edu) to a Windows Live ID.

     

    Can I get a list beforehand of who has associated their domain to a Windows Live ID?

    No, your Windows Live ID is considered private and personal information.

     

    After I submit a request what happens?

    1. The public IM service provider completes steps specific to its service.

    2. After a public IM provider completes the provisioning process for your account, the account is activated, and your eligible users are enabled for public IM connectivity with that provider.

    3. When all requested public IM providers complete their provisioning, Microsoft sends a notice of completion to you.

     

    How long does it take to complete a request?

    Typically 30 days turnaround.

     

    What I can I do with commercial IM federation?

    Presence and Instant messaging currently.  Federated Video and audio do not work currently with commercial IM systems. It does work with other OCS federated entities.

     

    What if I want to federate with Yahoo IM?

    An Office Communications Server Public IM Connectivity license is required for federation with Yahoo!. Currently, Office Communications Server Public IM Connectivity licenses are available for purchase only on a Volume Licensing agreement under an Enterprise, Select, or Open Value program. For details and pricing information, contact your LAR or reseller.

     

    Source : http://blogs.technet.com/b/ucedsg/archive/2010/05/13/how-do-i-federate-ocs-im-with-live-edu-windows-live-or-aol.aspx

    • 25/5/2010

    Découverte de Microsoft Communications Server "14"

    Microsoft organise une session pour découvrir les fonctionnalités de communications unifiées de sa nouvelle plate-forme Microsoft Communications Server "14".

    L'évènement aura lieu dans les locaux de Issy les Moulineaux le 18 juin 2010

    Agenda de la journée :

    • Vue d'ensemble et démonstrations
    • Présentation du déploiement de Communications Server chez Microsoft
    • Présentation des offres Microsoft Consulting Services autour de Communications Server
    • Atelier Questions/Réponses
    • Atelier approfondi sur l'architecture de Microsoft Communications Server « 14 »
    • Atelier approfondi sur le déploiement et la gestion du produit

    Pour s'inscrire : https://msevents.microsoft.com/cui/EventDetail.aspx?culture=fr-FR&EventID=1032451355&IO=vMdNWIoIlz%2bzdjZz%2fMcu%2bg%3d%3d

    • 13/5/2010

    Resultat Office Communication Server 2007 R2 Voice 71-404

    Smile réussi! au bout de 2 mois d'attente, enfin les résultats, 964, sans préparation avant, comme je l'avais indiqué sur un précédent post, la certification m'a paru plus simple que pour la précédente.

    Elle est maintenant disponible : http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/exam.aspx?ID=74-924&locale=en-us