Archive for August, 2011

New Updates for Lync Server 2010

Looks like there has been a revision to the Updates for Lync Server 2010 knowledge base article. The revision date is now August 15, 2011 – Revision: 11.0. A summary of the available updates is included below.

Update for Administrative Tools

2467771 Lync Server 2010, Administrative Tools: January 2011

Update for Core Components

2571545 Cumulative update for Lync Server 2010, Core Components: July 2011

Update for Conferencing Attendant

2575872 Cumulative update for Lync Server 2010, Conferencing Attendant: July 2011

Update for Conferencing Server

2575870 Cumulative update for Lync Server 2010, Conferencing Server: July 2011

Update for Web Components Server

2571547 Lync Server 2010, Web Components Server: July 2011

Update for Standard/Enterprise edition Server

2571546 Lync Server 2010: July 2011

Update for Web Conferencing Server

2575871 Cumulative update for Lync Server 2010, Web Conferencing Server: July 2011

Update for Mediation Server

2502810 Cumulative update for Lync Server 2010, Mediation Server: April 2011

Update for Unified Communications Managed API 3.0 Runtime

2571505 Cumulative update for Lync Server 2010, Unified Communications Managed API 3.0 Runtime: July 2011

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Lync Documentation and Training

There are a number of Lync 2010 resources available for both IT Pros and End User. In this post I’ll endeavour to outline some of the content that’s available and where you can get it.

Lync Adoption and Training

The best place to start when hunting for training resources for Microsoft Lync is the Lync Adoption and Training Kit. Think of the Adoption and Training kit has content you could either post on an Intranet or convert to Acrobat or Word guides to provide to staff. The kit contains the following resources, each of which can be downloaded separately:

You can download the Adoption and Training kit or access it online:

Microsoft Lync 2010 Quick Reference Cards

The Quick Reference cards are possibly one of the must useful resources available when rolling out Lync to end users. The cards can be quickly printed and left with end users and cover topics such as:

  • Microsoft Lync 2010 Attendant
  • Microsoft Lync 2010 Attendee
  • Instant Messaging and Presence
  • Conferencing
  • Sharing and Collaboration
  • Voice and Video

Download the Quick Reference Cards here.

Documentation for IT Pros

There is lots of great documentation for Lync available for IT Pros on TechNet. Most of this content can be viewed online or you can download it in .doc or .chm format.

Other Resources

Some additional resources that might be of use:

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