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Vince Griffin
Atlanta, GA
Solutions Consultant @ Polycom
Interests: microsoft’s unified communications (uc) ecosystem, microsoft and polycom technology
Recent Activity
Polycom HDX SIP Registration Issue with OCS Server 2007 R2 (Windows 2008): Last week I worked tirelessly with a customer that was experiencing issues with registering their HDX4000s to their OCS 2007 R2 pool. Their OCS topology consisted of a single pool with 2 OCS Front End Servers. No matter... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2011 at Vince Griffin's blog
Exchange 2010 SP1 has been released to the public here. Assuming you are installing on a server that has all the Exchange roles enabled, these are the hot fixes you need before you can complete installation: Updates needed for Server 2008 R2: KB 977020 - .NET Framework 2.0 hotfix KB... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2010 at Vince Griffin's blog
Last week I passed the Microsoft Exchange 2010 certification exam (70-662). It focused mostly on the new DAG technology, CAS role improvements, Disaster Recovery, and pre-deployment tactics. It has a very good combination of subject matter that would get you very well adequated with all the thing Exchange 2010 offers. Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2010 at Vince Griffin's blog
I am patting myself on the back now... I just took and passed the Microsoft OCS UC Voice Specialization exam (74-924). It was a pretty intense and a bit of a mind bender, but I overcame and aced it. Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2010 at Vince Griffin's blog
I have completed my OCS2007 R2 exam (70-638)... So now I am studying for the OCS Voice Exam (74-924) - should be interesting! The OCS2007 exam (70-638) mostly covered the following: OCS 2007 Server Roles and Services Migration from LCS 2005 to OCS 2007 Federation PIC (Public IM Connectivity) Using... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2010 at Vince Griffin's blog
OCSPedia http://www.ocspedia.com/ Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2010 at Vince Griffin's blog
Tools (Top 5): * (1) Validation Wizard - validate and analyze current configuration and connectivity. Can be launched from the MMC. * (2) OCS2007 Logging Tool - start and stops server logs. Can be launched from the MMC. * (3) Eventvwr - Windows Operating System. Start > Run > eventvwr... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2010 at Vince Griffin's blog
http://cacorner.blogspot.com/2007/10/learning-plan-for-ocs-2007.html http://tfl09.blogspot.com Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2010 at Vince Griffin's blog
Friends: Here are a couple highly recommended sites out there for MS Exchange and OCS professionals. ************************ The Microsoft Exchange Team Blog and Office Communications Server Team Blog Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2010 at Vince Griffin's blog
Office Communicator 2007 R2 As I was searching the internet for information regarding creating OCS custom mapping files, I came across a very good source for those of you out there that administer or engineer OCS infrastructures. Its information regarding - Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2 Group Policy Field, and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2010 at Vince Griffin's blog
The location for the meeting content folder and the meeting metadata folder are specified during OCS setup and cannot be changed using the OCS 2007 GUI. However, those locations can be modified after OCS is deployed by using the Wbemtest.exe tool and IIS Manager to change the location. Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2010 at Vince Griffin's blog
Communicator Add In for Outlook 2007 As I was browsing through the various addons for Outlook 2007, I discovered that there was one out there for MOC (Microsoft Office Communicator). This is a very useful for those of you that like to have everything on one plane and dont want... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2010 at Vince Griffin's blog
Vince Griffin is now following Mike Stacy
Feb 16, 2010
I've completed my full MCITP for Exchange 2007 (Enterprise Administrator), and now working on getting OCS 2007 and AD 2008 certifications. Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2010 at Vince Griffin's blog
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Feb 16, 2010