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An update is available for Lync Server 2010 to remove the LastActive attribute from the aggregation state category
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This article describes an update that is available for Microsoft Lync Server 2010 to remove the LastActive attribute from the aggregation state category.
Note The Lync Server 2010 presence scheme includes a method for calculating and displaying how long a user has been away or offline. This is known as "Last Active." The LastActive attribute returns presence inquiries only from users who have the "Colleagues," "Workgroup," and "Friends and Family" privacy relationships. For more information about presence information in Lync Server 2010, see the "References" section.
Lync Server 2010 always calculates the Last Active time stamp during presence aggregation for each user and stores it in a database. Last Active presence information is retrieved to satisfy individual presence inquiries and subscriptions by other users. This occurs according to the access level that the users were assigned. The design of the Last Active presence information has changed for the following reasons:
To apply the update, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2698370After you apply the update, you have to add a configuration entry in the configuration file on each instance of Lync Server 2010 for which you want to remove the LastActive attribute. To do this, follow these steps:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2698370/ )Description of the update for Lync Server 2010: April 2012
To resolve this issue, install the following update:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2701585 / )Description of the update for Lync Server 2010: June 2012
To work around this issue, users can change the privacy relationship of other users to the External Contacts option. In this configuration, other users can see less information than in the other privacy relationship options. For example, in this configuration, other users cannot see a meeting's subject and location.
For more information about the Lync Server 2010 presence, click the following link to download the document:
Lync Server 2010 Resource Kit: Chapter 6 – Enhanced Presence