This article describes the issue that is fixed in the Lync 2010 Group Chat Server update package that is dated April, 2011.
This article describes the following items about the update:
- The issues that the update fixes.
- The prerequisites for installing the update.
- Whether you must restart the computer after you install
- Whether the update is replaced by any other
- Whether you must make any registry changes.
- The files that the update contains.
Issues that this update fixes
This cumulative update fixes the following issues:
You cannot disable emoticons in chat rooms that are hosted on a Lync Server 2010, Group Chat server
The message time is incorrect in a Lync 2010 Group Chat client when a time skew exists between Lync Server 2010, Group Chat server and the Group Chat database
The messages time in a Group Chat client is still incorrect even if you correct the time on a Lync Server 2010, Group Chat server
Event ID 5377 is logged on a Lync Server 2010, Group Chat server
A principal is synchronized multiple times between a Lync Server 2010 Group Chat server and AD DS
Update package information
following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download
Download the MgcServer.msp package now.
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Release Date: April 2011
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There are no prerequisites for installing this update.
You may have to restart the computer after you apply this update.
This update does not replace a previously released update.
To use one of the updates in
this package, you do not have to make any changes to the
Update package installation information
Install this update to Lync Server 2010 Group Chat server
- Make sure that the Lync Server 2010 Group Chat features are installed, configured and functioning correctly. Lync Server 2010 Group Chat server include Channel server, Lookup server and Compliance server.
- Stop the Channel service and stop the Lookup service that are currently running.
- Apply this update by running MgcServer.msp on all the computers that have the Group Chat server role installed.
- On the Group Chat server, open the Server Config Tool as follows:
Start menu: All Programs, Administrative Tools, Microsoft Lync Server 2010, Group Chat
File location: <driver letter>:\Program Files\Microsoft Lync Server 2010\Group Chat Server\ServerConfigTool.exe.
- Click Yes when you receive the following message, and the Server Config Tool upgrades the existing Group Chat database schema. Additionally, the Server Config Tool changes the server's configuration files to reflect these changes.
You must have read/write permission to the server's configuration files to complete this task.
Note You must shut down all Group Chat servers before you perform this upgrade.Restart the Channel service, the Lookup service and then restart the Compliance server.
- Restart the Channel service, the Lookup service and then restart the Compliance server.
This update may not
contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the
latest build. This update contains only the files that you must have to correct
the issues that are listed in this article.
After the update is installed, the global version of
this update has the file attributes, or a later version of the file attributes,
that are listed in the following table:
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|File name||File version||File size||Date||Time||Platform|
|Groupchatconsole.adm||Not Applicable||8,599||30-Mar-2011||07:40||Not Applicable|
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