While you can use both on the same computer, integration, such as online presence indicators and starting an IM session in Outlook, will not work. Options Display online stats next to name will show as enabled but is greyed out.The green or red "jelly bean" icon that users see in Outlook 2003 and Outlook 2007 is not visible in Outlook 2010.The good news is; You can still make Lync 2013 work with Communications Server 2007 R2. To make Lync 2013 connect to Communications Server, add the following Registry key: Key: Officially, this isn’t a supported configuration for Lync (connecting to Communications Server 2007 R2) but it works nonetheless.If you are an administrator ready to deploy Office 2013, you can make the above change also via Group Policies.This FAQ contains basic information you need to understand presence, how it works, and how you can use it to your advantage to contact others, allow others to contact you, and to control interruptions so you are more productive.A person's presence is determined by a collection of attributes that describe the person's status, activity, location, willingness to communicate, and contact information.
You sign in for the first time and you see a red exclamation point on the Office Communicator icon in the notification area.Does anyone else suffer from this issue as identified in bug CSCui60268 where installing Jabber for use in phone mode breaks presence status for users while in Outlook? Normally within the MS Outlook client you can see presence for enterprise users that are on Lync.Once we install the Jabber client (currently version 10.5.0) it breaks the presence within Outlook.There is a registry fix that can be run that allows presence to work within Outlook again.[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\IM Providers]"Default IMApp"="Lync"[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\IM Providers\Communicator]"Up And Running"=dword:00000000[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\IM Providers\Cisco Jabber]"Up And Running"=dword:00000000 This registry changes corrects presence indicators within Outlook for that session.As soon as you close Outlook down and open it back up Jabber takes over.