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Live Meeting

Communications Server 2007 R2

Topic Last Modified: 2009-04-28

If your organization has deployed Office Communications Server 2007 R2, you can host meetings on your servers. Users participate in meetings through a meeting client that is installed on their computers. To schedule and manage meetings, they use the Conferencing Add-in for Microsoft Office Outlook.

To install the Office Live Meeting client, your computer must meet the hardware and software requirements.

Table 1. Minimum System Requirements for the Office Live Meeting Client

System component Minimum requirement

Display resolution

Required: Super VGA 800x600

Recommended: Super VGA 1024x768 or higher

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Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition portrait mode is supported.

Operating system

Windows Vista, 32-bit edition and 64-bit edition running in 32-bit mode (Uploading content is not available on the 64-bit edition of Windows Vista)

Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 1 (Service Pack 2 recommended)

Windows XP Professional x64 Edition

Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1

Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional with Service Pack 4

Computer/Processor

Data and Voice: 500-megahertz (MHz) or higher processor, Intel Pentium-compatible

For Webcam video: 1 GHz or higher

For Microsoft RoundTable: 1.8 GHz dual or higher

Memory

256 megabytes (MB) of RAM

Recommended: 512 MB

Disk space needed for installation

125 MB

Video Memory

Video card with 64 MB of RAM (video RAM or VRAM) and Microsoft DirectX application programming interface generation

For VoIP

Sound card, speaker, and computer microphone

For sending video

Webcam or Microsoft RoundTable device

Bandwidth requirements for data only

56 kilobits per second (Kbps) or better (Recommended: DSL or cable high-speed Internet access)

Bandwidth requirements for voice and video

Voice: 50 Kbps (minimum), 80 Kbps (high-quality)

Webcam: 50 Kbps (minimum), 350 Kbps (high-quality)

RoundTable: 100 Kbps (minimum), 700 Kbps (high-quality)

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The required and recommended bandwidth speeds are cumulative. For example, if you want to use voice, Webcam, and RoundTable, the minimum bandwidth would be 50+50+100=200 Kbps.

Other software

Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2002 (minimum) presentation graphics program or Microsoft Office Standard Edition or Professional Edition (which includes PowerPoint software) to upload presentations

Adobe Flash Player version 8 or higher to view Flash content in the meeting

On Windows Vista, Adobe Flash Player version 9.0.45 to view Flash content in the meeting

Windows Media technologies player, version 9 (minimum) (the version is checked when the meeting client starts) to view Windows Media content in the meeting

The following software is required for Office Live Meeting Replay:

  • Adobe Flash Player version 9 (minimum)
  • Windows Media Player version 9 (minimum) (the version is checked when the meeting client starts)

This section describes the Live Meeting deployment process.

Table 2. Live Meeting Deployment Process

Phase Documentation

Deploy the Office Live Meeting client.

The ”Deploying Office Live Meeting Clients” chapter of the Deploying the Microsoft Office Live Meeting 2007 Client with Office Communications Server 2007 R2 documentation, which is available at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=140481.

Deploy the Conferencing Add-in for Outlook.

The ”Deploying the Conferencing Add-In for Outlook” chapter of the Deploying the Microsoft Office Live Meeting 2007 Client with Office Communications Server 2007 R2 documentation, which is available at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=140481.

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