troubleshooting Question

Cannot initiate 3-party IM Conference

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Cannot establish a 3 party IM conference/Chat with OCS 2007 R2.  

We were using OCS 2007 R2 Standard.  IM Conferencing was working up to a month ago but do not know what changed.  Since then, the server has been completely rebuilt and OCS R2 Enterprise has been installed and the same issue still occurs.

Client side gets the following error:
 The conferencing service did not respond. Wait and then try again. If you still cannot connect, contact your system administrator with this information. (ID: 3098)

When we run Front-End validation, we get this error:
Attempting to send a CCCP HTTP request   Received a failure HTTP response.: HTTP Response: 400
Date:Thu, 22 Oct 2009 13:26:20 GMT
Received a failure HTTP response.: BadRequest
Suggested Resolution: Check whether the Web Server or Office Communications Server component is running and also listening on the specified url. If server is behind a load balancer, please make sure the loopback connection is allowed from load balancer FQDN.

All services start without error.  

We can telnet to on port 444 without issue.

The Default meeting policy for the forest has the following settings:
Maximum meeting size: 10
Enable Web Conferencing
Use native format for PowerPoint files
Enable program and desktop sharing
Allow control of shared programs and desktop

The CN for the certificate is and is a GeoTrust QuickSSL Premium certificate.
The Key Usage is: Digital Signature, Non-Repudiation, Key Encipherment, Data Encipherment (f0)

We followed these steps for installing the cert in IIS:
To assign the certificate to the Web Components Server with IIS 7.0 and Windows Server 2008
Log on to the server running the Web Components Server as a member of the Administrators group.
Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
Click Classic View, double-click Administrative Tools, and then double-click Computer Management.
Expand the Services and Applications node, and then expand the Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager node.
In the Connections pane, expand the Web Components server.
Expand Sites, and then click Default Web Site.
In the Default Web Site Home, pane, under IIS, click Authentication.
 Note   If your internal Web farm FQDN is different from your pool FQDN, you must first request a certificate.
In the Actions pane, click Bindings.
In the Site Bindings dialog box, click Add.
In the Add Site Bindings dialog box, in the Type drop-down, click https.
In the SSL certificate drop-down, click the certificate that you want to use for the Web Components server.
 Note   Verify that IP address is set to its default setting of All Unassigned. Verify that Port is set to its default setting of 443.
Click OK.
Click Close.

We are stumped, help please

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