Scott Oseychik

Microsoft | Exchange G&C Team (Public Folders, Modern Groups, Site Mailboxes, Shared Mailboxes, ... )

Check it out: Public Folder “Lost and Found” functionality

Long time, no post ... been busy with Public Folders on Office 365. Take a look at out our latest...

Author: scott oseychik - microsoft Date: 10/12/2015

Outlook can't connect to Office 365

Having difficulty connecting Outlook to Office 365? Check out our easy-to-use, self-guided...

Author: Scott Oseychik Date: 07/25/2013

Additional Windows Live Messenger PIC/Federation IP Addresses

Notification In an effort to provide enhanced capacity and service reliance, Windows Live Messenger...

Author: Scott Oseychik Date: 12/06/2012

The WebReady Document Viewing service has been disabled by the administrator for your organization

UPDATE (12/20/2012): This issue is now resolved. Symptoms: When using Outlook Web Access to view...

Author: Scott Oseychik Date: 09/20/2012

Ensuring a successful FAST Search Server 2010 installation

While we get this information cleaned-up, fully-documented, and stored in a more...

Author: Scott Oseychik Date: 09/29/2010

Leave the chimney for Santa Claus, not for FAST Search Server 2010

Recently, the FAST Search Escalation Team has begun to see customers encountering a...

Author: Scott Oseychik Date: 09/10/2010

We need to talk (aka: “It’s not me, it’s you”) ...

Issue: After installing an Administrative node of FAST Search Server 2010, additional...

Author: Scott Oseychik Date: 07/16/2010

How to extract, count, and sort strings pulled from a managed dump file

If these steps look familiar, they’re based off a post I wrote a few years back for parsing Exchange...

Author: Scott Oseychik Date: 05/12/2010

Communicator 2007 R2 fails to open new window when double-clicking a Contact

Summary: When using Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2, double-clicking a Contact fails to launch...

Author: Scott Oseychik Date: 09/25/2009

Installation of OCS 2007 R2 Hotfix Package 969834 may fail if SQL settings have been changed

Summary: Installation of the OCS 2007 R2 “Backend” hotfix package...

Author: Scott Oseychik Date: 08/21/2009

Announcing The Office Communications Server Remote Connectivity Analyzer

Summary: Following on the heels of success of the Exchange Remote Connectivity Analyzer (created by...

Author: Scott Oseychik Date: 07/28/2009

Additional troubleshooting step when encountering PIC issues w/AOL

Summary: America Online ("AOL") uses Global Server Load Balancing ("GSLB") to maintain their SIP...

Author: Scott Oseychik Date: 07/24/2009

Federation and/or PIC may fail against partners using 2048-bit signed Root CAs

Summary: You may find that OCS 2007 / OCS 2007 R2's Federation and/or PIC fails against partners who...

Author: Scott Oseychik Date: 07/14/2009

OCS 2007 R2 Federation may fail against Lotus Sametime

Summary: Using Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2, Federation may fail against...

Author: Scott Oseychik Date: 07/01/2009

Tweaking OCS for PIC with Windows Live/MSN Messenger

Summary: Windows Live/MSN Messenger defines both Minimum and Maximum values for Presence...

Author: Scott Oseychik Date: 06/18/2009

RESOLVED - Technical inaccuracy in KB 897567 (specific to PIC, LCS/OCS, and Windows Live/MSN Messenger)

Update: As of June 25, 2009, the KB article 897567 has been updated, and now is accurate. Summary:...

Author: Scott Oseychik Date: 06/13/2009

Failure to establish PIC connectivity to MSN

Symptoms: LCS 2005, OCS 2007, and/or OCS 2007 R2 fail to establish PIC connectivity to MSN after...

Author: Scott Oseychik Date: 05/12/2009

RESOLVED - Federation with Microsoft is down (aka: "It's not you, it's me.")

We're actively debugging this, and I'll update this post once we have this resolved. UPDATE (6pm,...

Author: Scott Oseychik Date: 04/07/2009

RESOLVED - OCS 2007 R2 PIC fails against AOL

Issue: Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2 in conjunction with Office Communications Server 2007...

Author: Scott Oseychik Date: 04/03/2009

Office Communicator 2007 hangs on shutdown/logoff - FIXED!

SOLVED! Customers running Office Communicator 2007 + Office 2007: This issue is fixed by applying...

Author: Scott Oseychik Date: 03/20/2009

Cannot connect Office Communicator 2007 R2 to Office Communications Server 2007

Summary: You cannot connect to an Office Communications Server 2007 using an Office Communicator...

Author: Scott Oseychik Date: 01/13/2009

PIC stops functioning after installing/renewing your certificate

Summary: After installing or renewing your DigiCert public certificate for your OCS 2007 Edge...

Author: Scott Oseychik Date: 12/30/2008

Office Communicator clients cannot communicate with contacts homed on Yahoo! Messenger Network

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Author: Scott Oseychik Date: 12/05/2008

Office Communicator clients cannot communicate with contacts homed on AOL

Summary: If your organization leverages Public Internet Connectivity (aka: "PIC") in conjunction...

Author: Scott Oseychik Date: 12/02/2008

Help me help you!

While nobody has won the $500 bounty I placed on a set of repro steps (for a nasty bug that I’m...

Author: Scott Oseychik Date: 11/19/2008

Why is Communicator prompting me for credentials?

Summary: When signing-in to Office Communications Server 2007 using cached Domain Credentials (e.g....

Author: Scott Oseychik Date: 10/16/2008

Wanna win $500?

I need your help getting an issue to reproduce consistently, and the first person to give me...

Author: Scott Oseychik Date: 09/16/2008

The value of repro steps and why you should care

I'm gonna skip right over the Tier 1 & Tier 2 troubleshooting stuff, and get into the meat. When...

Author: Scott Oseychik Date: 08/22/2008

Catching up in a hurry

  1. I'm no longer in Exchange; I've moved onto the Unified Communications group. We have way cooler...

Author: Scott Oseychik Date: 06/06/2008

So, what would you say you do here?

In our ongoing efforts to demystify the Escalation Engineer role (i.e. recruit the next generation...

Author: Scott Oseychik Date: 11/27/2007

Remix!! Using Powershell to parse ESE Transaction Logs ...

Let me preface this post by saying this: I'm a tad lazy. However, the newest addition to our team,...

Author: Scott Oseychik Date: 11/07/2007

Searching Exchange 2007 submission queues

Let’s say you’ve got some message in some Submission queue on some server (some ambiguity, huh?),...

Author: Scott Oseychik Date: 08/07/2007

“Rough and Tough” guide to identifying patterns in Transaction Logs

Often times, either due to a misconfiguration/bug/solar eclipse or otherwise, customers call into...

Author: Scott Oseychik Date: 07/12/2007

Debugging Rocks.

On the Google Test Team’s blog, their “Debugging Sucks, Testing Rocks” logo recently caught my...

Author: Scott Oseychik Date: 02/17/2007