You have all these users in Active Directory, how do you enable them for Communications Server? Read this article to find out.
The Untold Story!
The Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Administration Guide is chock-full of useful information about Lync Server management. However (and you knew there had to be a “however,” didn't you?) there is one thing that's missing from the Administration Guide: Lync Server PowerShell commands.
But never fear, we have everything you need. Check out the Lync Server 2010 Administration Guide: PowerShell Supplement. With this supplement you have the rest of the story.
Learn how to create a GUI application with Windows PowerShell. These steps will work for any PowerShell app, but, since this is the Lync PowerShell blog, we're using the Lync Server Deleteomatic as an example. Use this article to get started building any GUI app, or even create your own Deleteomatic.
It's one thing to modify settings in Microsoft Communications Server by changing property values. It's a whole other thing to do that with properties that can contain multiple values. But don't worry, we've got it covered here.
You may never have imagined just how easy it could be to manage administrator privelages. Or maybe you did. The Microsoft Communications Server team certainly did, and RBAC is the result. Take a look at this introduction to see.
This may come as a shock to you (or maybe just a relief), but Communications Server “14” doesn’t use Group Policy to manage user policies. Instead Communications Server defines its own policies, which can be applied to specific users. This article explains how to do that.
You can’t manage Communications Server without managing the users who are using it. (Yes, you can manage parts of it, but definitely not all of it.) This article explains how to retrieve user information from Activie Directory.