Live Communications Server 2005 Service Pack 1 for Standard and Enterprise Editions
Microsoft Office Live Communications Server 2005 with SP1 further improves business efficiencies by enabling information workers to communicate and share presence information with contacts in real time, through a security enhanced, enterprise-grade, integrated environment.
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Live Communications Server 2005 SP1 improves on the features of Live Communications Server 2005 by extending the federation model, enhancing functionality, increasing security, and improving performance and infrastructure support. These improvements include:
You can get specific information about this update in the Microsoft Knowledge Base article (897690): Description of Live Communications Server 2005 Service Pack 1.
Live Communications Server 2005 SP1 is available in two editions: Standard Edition and Enterprise Edition.
Live Communications Server 2005 SP1 for Standard Edition
Downloadable file name: LCS2005_SE_SP1_Upgrade.exe.
Consists of single, stand alone IM and presence server together on the same computer with an MSDE (Microsoft Desktop Engine) database for storing user data. It supports up to 15,000 concurrent users and is the appropriate choice in small deployments where enterprise-level capacity, availability and performance are not required.
Live Communications Server 2005 SP1 for Enterprise Edition
Downloadable file name: LCS2005_EE_SP1_Upgrade.exe.
Consists of a pool of servers connected to a separate, shared SQL Server database that supports up to 100,000 users. This two-tier architecture, delivers substantial improvements in availability, scalability, and performance than the Standard Edition.
To help ensure that you have access to and can use the most updated product documentation while planning, deploying, and maintaining your Live Communications Server environment, this download does not contain copies of the product documentation.
To download and use the most recent documentation, please visit the Live Communications Server deployment resources center at http://www.microsoft.com/office/livecomm and click the link to the specific product documentation that aligns with your deployment phase.
To install this download:
Prior to installing this download, you must install all Security Patches from the Microsoft Windows Update site.
To remove this download:
To remove the download file(s), delete the files LCS2005_SE_SP1_Upgrade.exe or LCS2005_EE_SP1_Upgrade.exe.
To uninstall the software involves performing two steps on the Live Communications Server software: deactivate and uninstall. These steps are outlined in detail in the Live Communications Server Deployment Guide available at http://www.microsoft.com/office/livecomm.
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