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IIS Requirements for Enterprise Pools and Standard Edition Servers

Communications Server 2007 R2

Topic Last Modified: 2009-03-04

For both Standard Edition servers and Enterprise pools, the Office Communications Server 2007 R2 installer creates virtual directories in IIS for the following purposes:

  • To enable users to download files from the Address Book Service
  • To enable computer-based clients, such as Office Communicator, to obtain updates
  • To enable Web conferencing
  • To enable users to download meeting content
  • To enable unified communications (UC) devices to connect to Device Update Service and obtain updates
  • To enable users to expand distribution groups
  • To enable phone conferencing
  • To enable response group features

The following table lists the URIs for the virtual directories for internal access and the file system resources to which they refer. The file system folders to which the virtual directories refer are described in Storage Requirements.

Table 1. Virtual Directories for Internal Access

FeatureVirtual Directory URIRefers to

Address Book Server

https://<Internal FQDN>/ABS/int/Handler

Location of Address Book Server download files for internal users.

Client updates

http://<Internal FQDN>/AutoUpdate/Int

Location of update files for internal computer-based clients.

Conf

http://<Internal FQDN>/Conf/Int

Location of Web conferencing resources for internal users.

Device updates

http://<Internal FQDN>/DeviceUpdateFiles_Int

Location of UC device update files for internal UC devices.

Meeting

http://<Internal FQDN>/etc/place/null

Location of meeting content location for internal users.

Group Expansion and Address Book Web Query service

http://<Internal FQDN>/GroupExpansion/int/service.asmx

Location of the Web service that enables group expansion for internal users. Also, the location of the Address Book Web Query service that provides global address list information to internal Communicator Mobile for Windows Mobile clients.

Phone Conferencing

http://<Internal FQDN>/PhoneConferencing/Int

Location of phone conferencing data for internal users.

Device updates

http://<Internal FQDN>/RequestHandler

Location of the Device Update Service Request Handler that enables internal UC devices to upload logs and check for updates.

Response Group Service

http://<Internal FQDN>/Rgs

Location of Response Group Service configuration tool and data.

Dd572814.note(en-us,office.13).gifNote:
For Enterprise pools in a consolidated configuration, you must deploy IIS before you can add servers to the pool.
Dd572814.security(en-us,office.13).gifSecurity Note:
You must use the IIS administrative snap-in to assign the certificate used by the Web Component Server.
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