Installing and Using Administrative Tools

Communications Server 2007 R2

Topic Last Modified: 2009-05-23

You can install and use the Office Communications Server 2007 R2 administrative tools on any computer in the domain that meets the administrative tools prerequisites, such as on a computer that you use as a central administrative console. For details about installation prerequisites, see Internal Office Communications Server Component Requirements in the Supported Topologies and Infrastructure Requirements documentation.

Installation and use of Office Communications Server requires that users be members of specific groups. For details about providing appropriate permissions and delegation, see Accounts and Permissions Requirements.

This section covers primarily the use of the Office Communications Server 2007 R2 snap-in to manage Office Communications Server. For details about using the LCSCmd.exe command-line tool to manage Office Communications Server, see the Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Command Line Reference Guide in the Reference documentation. For details about other tools for administering other Office Communications Server 2007 R2 components, see the Communicator Web Access (2007 R2 Release) Administration Guide documentation and the Administering Group Chat documentation.

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