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Administering Servers after Migration

Lync Server 2010
 

Topic Last Modified: 2011-04-04

In general, you must use the administrative tools that corresponds to the server version that you want to manage.

Use the Office Communications Server 2007 R2 snap-in as follows:

  • To manage Office Communications Server 2007 R2 users and servers.

  • To access the Active Directory Users and Computers snap-in on Office Communications Server 2007 R2 or on a computer with the Office Communications Server 2007 R2 administrative tools installed.

Use the Lync Server 2010 Control Panel as follows:

  • To move legacy Office Communications Server 2007 R2 users to Lync Server 2010.

  • To manage users on Lync Server 2010 after moving them from Office Communications Server 2007 R2.

    importantImportant:
    Only the Lync Server 2010 Control Panel should be used to move users to and from Lync Server 2010.
  • To manage servers running Lync Server 2010 and Lync Server services.

You cannot install the Office Communications Server 2007 R2 administrative tools and the Lync Server 2010 Control Panel on the same computer. Also, the Lync Server 2010 Control Panel is not installed automatically on each server. You must manually choose on which workstation or server you want to install the tools. To install the Lync Server 2010 Control Panel, follow the procedure inside the topic Install Lync Server Administrative Tools in the Deployment documentation.

 
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