Description of the update for Office Communications Server 2007 R2, Group Chat Server: December, 2012

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Summary

This article describes the Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2, Group Chat Server issue that is fixed in the cumulative update that is dated December 2012.

This article includes the following information about the cumulative update:
  • The issues that the cumulative update fixes.
  • The prerequisites for applying the cumulative update
  • Whether you must restart the computer after you apply the cumulative update
  • Whether the cumulative update is replaced by any other cumulative update
  • Whether you must make any changes to the registry
  • The files that the cumulative update contains


INTRODUCTION

Issue that this update package fixes 

This cumulative update package fixes the following issue:
2783949 User in a DG does not receive a chat room invitation when the user signs in to an Office Communications Server 2007 R2, Group Chat client

More information

Microsoft Download Center

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
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Release Date: December 2012

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
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Prerequisites

To apply this update, you must be running the following services:
  • Office Communications Server 2007 R2, Group Chat Server - Lookup service / Channel service
  • Office Communications Server 2007 R2, Group Chat Server Compliance Server - Compliance service

Restart requirement

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this cumulative update.

Replacement information

This cumulative update replaces the following cumulative update:
2728998 Description of the update for Office Communications Server 2007 R2, Group Chat servers: September, 2012

Registry information

To use one of the cumulative updates in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Update installation information

How to install this cumulative update on the Office Communications Server R2, Group Chat Server
To install this cumulative update on the Office Communications Server R2, Group Chat Server, follow these steps:
  1. Make sure that the Office Communications Server 2007 R2, Group Chat Server features are installed, configured, and functioning correctly. The Office Communications Server 2007 R2, Group Chat Server servers include the Channel server, the Lookup server, and the Compliance server. 
  2. Stop the currently running Channel service and Lookup service.
  3. Apply this cumulative update by running the MgcServer.msp package on all the computers that have the Group Chat server role installed.
  4. On the Group Chat server, open the Server Configuration tool. To do this, use one of the following methods:
    • Click Start, click All Programs, and then click Server Config Tool under Administrative Tools.
    • At a command prompt, type the following command, and then press Enter:
      <Drive letter>:\Program Files\Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2\Group Chat Server\ServerConfigTool.exe
  5. Click Yes when you receive the following message:
    The Group Chat servers installed on this computer require an upgrade to QFE1. You must have read/write permission to the server's configuration files to complete this task.
    Then, the Server Configuration tool upgrades the existing Group Chat database schema. Additionally, the Server Configuration tool changes the server's configuration files to reflect these changes.

    Note Shut down all Group Chat servers before you perform this operation. 
  6. Restart the Channel service and the Lookup service, and then restart the Compliance server.
How to add a new server into an existing pool after you install this cumulative update
Only the MSI update (.msp) files are released in the update package. The update package does not include a complete installer. After you run this update on all Office Communications Server 2007 R2, Group Chat Server servers, follow these steps to add another Group Chat server to the existing pool:
  1. Set up the Office Communications Server 2007 R2, Group Chat Server (Channel server and Lookup server) on a new database by using the same service accounts that the existing pool uses. 
  2. Upgrade to the new Office Communications Server 2007 R2, Group Chat Server installation. 
  3. Stop the Channel service and the Lookup service.
  4. Run the following command to reconfigure the new servers to point to the Group Chat database pool:
    <Drive letter>:\Program Files\Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2\Group Chat Server\ServerConfigTool.exe /i
    Note All services start automatically after you reconfigure the servers.

Removal information

You cannot uninstall this cumulative update after you install it. If you try to uninstall this update, the Channel service and the Lookup service do not start, and the following error is logged in the event log: 
Event ID 6407
Description : The Server is not compatible with the database at server=<yoursqlservername>;Database=<databasename>;Integrated Security=SSPI

File information

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This cumulative update may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This cumulative update contains only the files that you must have to correct the issue that is listed in this article.

The global version of this cumulative update uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the cumulative update. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in the following table. When you view the file information, the date is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
File_channelserver.dll3.5.6907.244396,06430-Nov-201217:14x86
File_channelservice.exe3.5.6907.200137,05630-Nov-201217:14x86
File_clientcommon.dll3.5.6907.2651,395,31230-Nov-201217:14x86
File_compliance.dll3.5.6907.206190,29630-Nov-201217:14x86
File_complianceservice.exe3.5.6907.206178,02430-Nov-201217:14x86
File_endpoint.dll3.5.6907.2661,010,23230-Nov-201217:14x86
File_endpoint.ws.dll3.5.6907.2661,010,23230-Nov-201217:14x86
File_filerepository.dll3.5.6907.41128,85630-Nov-201217:14x86
File_interop.lctaskhandler.dll3.5.6907.4115,72830-Nov-201217:14x86
File_lcmanagedtaskhandler.dll3.5.6907.411,062,75230-Nov-201217:14x86
File_lookupservice.exe3.5.6907.244162,59230-Nov-201217:14x86
File_mgccommon.dll3.5.6907.255363,08830-Nov-201217:14x86
File_mgccommon.ws.dll3.5.6907.255363,08830-Nov-201217:14x86
File_mgcres.dll3.5.6907.4123,36830-Nov-201217:14x64
File_mgcserverperf.dll3.5.6907.4141,80830-Nov-201217:14x64
File_mgcserverperf.ws.dll3.5.6907.4141,80830-Nov-201217:14x64
File_mgcwebservice.dll3.5.6907.41165,71230-Nov-201217:14x86
File_protocols.dll3.5.6907.255387,66430-Nov-201217:14x86
File_protocols.ws.dll3.5.6907.255387,66430-Nov-201217:14x86
File_servercommon.dll3.5.6907.244744,22430-Nov-201217:14x86
File_servercommon.ws.dll3.5.6907.244744,22430-Nov-201217:14x86
File_serverconfigtool.exe3.5.6907.2651,079,92830-Nov-201217:14x86
File_warsawtransport.dll3.5.6907.206337,76830-Nov-201217:14x86
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References

For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Article ID: 2783873 - Last Review: December 14, 2012 - Revision: 2.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Group Chat server
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