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Configure Conferencing Policy for Dial-in

 

Topic Last Modified: 2010-11-09

Conferencing policy is a user account setting that specifies the conferencing experience for participants. You can create conferencing policies with a site scope or a user scope. Conferencing policy settings encompass many aspects of conference scheduling and participation. Several conferencing policy settings support dial-in conferencing for participants. When you configure dial-in conferencing, you should verify that these fields are set appropriately for your organization, and modify them as necessary.

Verify the following fields in your conferencing policy:

  • Allow participants to invite anonymous users   This setting allows meeting organizers to invite anonymous (that is, unauthenticated) participants to meetings. This setting is optional for dial-in conferencing. This setting is selected by default in the default global conferencing policy.
  • Enable PSTN dial-in conferencing   This setting allows users to join the audio portion of a conference by dialing in from the PSTN. This setting is required for dial-in conferencing. This setting is selected by default in the default global conferencing policy.
  • Allow anonymous participants to dial out   This setting allows anonymous (that is, unauthenticated) users to join a conference by using dial-out phoning. With dial-out phoning, the conference server calls the user, and the user answers the phone to join the meeting. This setting is optional for dial-in conferencing. This setting is not selected by default in the default global conferencing policy.
  1. Log on to the computer as a member of the RTCUniversalServerAdmins group, or as a member of the Cs-ServerAdministrator or CsAdministrator role.

  2. Open a browser window, and then enter the Admin URL to open the Lync Server Control Panel. For details about the different methods you can use to start Lync Server Control Panel, see Open Lync Server Administrative Tools.

  3. In the left navigation bar, click Conferencing.

  4. On the Conferencing Policy tab, double-click a conferencing policy name to open the Edit Conferencing Policy dialog box.

  5. Verify that the fields for dial-in conferencing are appropriate for your organization, and modify the settings if necessary.

  6. Click Commit.

 
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