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Communicator Mobile for Nokia 2.0

Communications Server 2007 R2

Topic Last Modified: 2011-01-31

Microsoft Office Communicator Mobile for Nokia 2.0 is a new messaging client that is built on Nokia Symbian^3. When deployed with Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2, Office Communicator Mobile for Nokia 2.0 enables mobile phones to function as unified communications (UC) endpoints. This provides instant messaging (IM) and presence to create a familiar experience for users of Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2. Mobile devices enable users to extend the reach of Office Communications Server 2007 R2. This topic describes the prerequisites, the required server components, and the deployment process for Communicator Mobile for Nokia 2.0.

The following are prerequisites for installing Communicator Mobile for Nokia 2.0:

  • Nokia N8
  • Nokia E7

Each mobile phone must also be data-connection-enabled (General Packet Radio Source [GPRS], Edge, or 3G). In addition, we recommend having a subscription to an unlimited data plan for the phone because the client and server will be exchanging messages even when they are in an idle state.

For details about the specific mobile phones supported for Communicator Mobile for Nokia 2.0, see Supported Clients in the Supported Topologies and Infrastructure Requirements documentation.

To implement Communicator Mobile for Nokia 2.0, the following Microsoft Office Communications Server components are required:

  • Communications Server 2007 R2. Communicator Mobile for Nokia 2.0 requires a deployment of Communications Server 2007 R2.
  • Communicator Web Access server. The Microsoft Office Communicator Web Access server is a critical server deployment requirement for Communicator Mobile for Nokia 2.0. Communicator Mobile for Nokia 2.0 uses the Office Communicator Web Access server to connect client devices to the Communications Server 2007 R2 environment, and the Communicator Web Access server acts as a gateway to the various Office Communications Server functions.
  • Voice mail configuration. The Communicator Mobile for Nokia 2.0 user account must be configured by using a Microsoft Exchange Server mailbox.
  • Reverse proxy deployment. A reverse proxy is typically used in front of web servers, and it presents a single interface to clients. It is also used to balance the load on a web server farm. Communicator Mobile for Nokia 2.0 connects to Communicator Web Access server through the reverse proxy.
  • Exchange Client Access server. The Client Access server role supports the Microsoft Office Outlook Web Access and Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync client programs and the Post Office Protocol 3 (POP3) and Internet Message Access Protocol 4 (IMAP4) revision 1 protocols. The Client Access server role accepts connections to your computer running Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 from several clients, including mobile phones. The Client Access server role is required in every Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 organization.
  • Exchange Unified Messaging deployment. Exchange Unified Messaging (UM) integrates with Communications Server 2007 R2 to offer voice mail functionality.

The deployment process for Communicator Mobile for Nokia 2.0 is described in the following table.

Communicator Mobile for Nokia 2.0 Deployment Process

Phase Steps Rights and Permissions Related Documentation

Verify that prerequisites and dependencies are met.

Verify that the needed services are installed:

  1. Verify that the Communicator Web Access server and other server components are deployed.
  2. Ensure that the feature phone is a supported model and that it meets Nokia 2.0 software requirements.

Administrator

Supported Clients, in the Supported Topologies and Infrastructure Requirements documentation, and the previous information in this section.

Install Communicator Mobile for Nokia 2.0 on the phone.

  1. Install client software on the phone.
  2. Configure client software on the phone.

Administrator

Installing Communicator Mobile for Nokia 2.0 Client Software

Complete post-setup tasks.

  1. Configure client settings.
  2. Use the client.

Administrator

Configuring the Communicator Mobile for Nokia 2.0 Client

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