Office communicator status not updating
Once you’ve configured this, your Lync presence will be set based on Meetings and Appointments from Outlook. Well, by default Lync only checks in with Exchange Web Services and changes Lync Busy/Free state every so often (by default, roughly every 30 minutes).
Also, some users think that if they click “Reset Status” the Lync will immediately check Outlook and set Lync to Outlook Free/Busy state.
The overall process is basically the same as what Office Communications Server does, but with added flexibility of easily customizing some of the timing of the different events.
Adding a registry entry like this eliminates any delay in the refresh.
Optional modifiers include -Fqdn [if you want to specifically identify the computer hosting the user database] and -Force [which suppresses any non-fatal error messages]. You might want to start over, by restoring the Address Book service to its default attributes. Worse, they still had the ‘Cannot Synchronize Address Book’ error. (Please note: we’re progressing through these fixes one at a time.