Allow or Prevent Users in the Same UM Mailbox Policy from Creating Call Answering Rules
Applies to: Exchange Server 2013, Exchange Online
Topic Last Modified: 2013-02-22
You can allow users who are associated with a Unified Messaging (UM) mailbox policy to configure call answering rules, or prevent them from doing so. If the option to configure call answering rules is disabled on a UM dial plan, the Call Answering Rules feature won't be available to UM-enabled users associated with the UM mailbox policy. The default setting is enabled.
For additional management tasks related to allowing users to forward calls, see Forwarding Calls Procedures.
Estimated time to complete: 2 minutes.
You need to be assigned permissions before you can perform this procedure or procedures. To see what permissions you need, see the "UM mailbox policies" entry in the Unified Messaging Permissions topic.
Before you perform these procedures, confirm that a UM dial plan has been created. For detailed steps, see Create a UM Dial Plan.
Before you perform these procedures, confirm that a UM mailbox policy has been created. For detailed steps, see Create a UM Mailbox Policy.
For information about keyboard shortcuts that may apply to the procedures in this topic, see Keyboard Shortcuts in the Exchange Admin Center.
In the EAC, navigate to Unified Messaging > UM dial plans. In the list view, select the UM dial plan you want to change, and then click Edit .
Under UM Mailbox Policies, select the UM mailbox policy you want to manage, and then click Edit .
On the UM Mailbox Policy page, select or clear the check box next to Allow users to configure call answering rules.
This example allows users who are associated with the UM mailbox policy
MyUMMailboxPolicy to create call answering rules.
Set-UMMailboxPolicy -identity MyUMMailboxPolicy -AllowCallAnsweringRules $true
This example prevents users who are associated with the UM mailbox policy
MyUMMailboxPolicy from creating call answering rules.
Set-UMMailboxPolicy -identity MyUMMailboxPolicy -AllowCallAnsweringRules $false