If you didn’t catch it, there is an important note in the KB Article attached to the Lync Server 2010 Knowledge Base article, KB2493736 regarding a SQL database update that must be performed in addition to the installation of the CU3 software patch. To install the SQL update, the KB article states the following under installation Method 1:
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Microsoft just released CU3 Updates for Lync 2010 Phone Edition
Lync 2010 Phone Edition Updates
See Lync 2010 Updates for a full listing of Lync patches.
Lync 2010 Cumulative Updates CU3 July 2011
Microsoft has released new Lync 2010 updates for July 2011:
See the Lync 2010 Updates page for a full listing of all Lync patches.
A new Android and iOS mobile client for OCS and Lync was recently announced. Looks to be fairly full featured. Tom Kinser at the thelync.net has a write up on his experience with it.
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*** This issue has been fixed in CU5 ***
I was recently working with a customer who had just deployed a number of Polycom CX600′s as Lync 2010 Common Area Phones across several branch offices in conference rooms and lobbies. The initial deployment went smoothly and the Common Area Phones were working as expected.
The next Monday morning, I received a call from the customer saying that all of the Common Area Phones were offline, showing the message “Signing in… Cannot sign in. There may be a problem with the server or with your network connection. Please check your network connection. Retrying.”
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