Walk Through – Lync Server 2010 Conferencing Configuration (Part 12)

 

Hi, we have finish the Enterprise Voice configuration. Next, I would like to post is the Conferencing configuration.

In this post, we will configure dial-in conferencing by configuring Dial-In conferencing numbers. We will also be using Lync Server Management Shell to test the dial-in access number.

We will be using the following information.

Field Value
Display number +6531525567
Display name SG Dial-in Conferencing Number
Line URI tel:+6531525567
SIP URI Sip:SGCAA@theunify.net
Pool UC-LSFE01.theunify.net
Primary language English (United States)
Secondary Languages -
Associated Regions SEAsia

First we need to Configure regions for the dial plans.

On Lync Server 2010, and then click Lync Server Control Panel. And click Voice Routing.

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On the Dial Plan tab, double-click the Global dial plan. On the Edit Dial Plan – Global page, in the Dial-in conferencing region box, type SEAsia, and then click OK.

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Click the Commit menu, and then click Commit all. On the Uncommitted Voice Configuration Settings page, click Commit.

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Next, Create the dial-in access number for the SEAsia region.

On the Lync Server Control Panel, click Conferencing, and then click the Dial-in Access Number tab.

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Click New. On the New Dial-in Access Number page, in the Display number box, type +6531525567.

In the Display name box, type SG Dial-in Conferencing Number. In the Line URI box, type tel:+6531525567. In the SIP URI box, type sip:SGCAA, and then click “theunify.net” in the drop-down list. In the Pool drop-down list, click UC-LSFE01.theunify.net. In the Primary language drop-down list, click English (United States).

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You may also add secondary languages if you want. Under Associated Regions, click Add. In the Select Regions window, click SEAsia Region, and then click OK. On the New Dial-in Access Number page, click Commit.

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Now, we need to test the dialin conferencing that we have created.

On Lync Server Management Shell. type the following command, and then press Enter. $cred = Get-Credential

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At the Windows PowerShell Credential Request window, in the User name box, enter the user credential and then click OK.

In the Lync Server Management Shell, type the following command, and then press Enter. Test-CsDialInConferencing –UserSipAddress sip:david.lim@theunify.net –UserCredential $cred –TargetFqdn uc-lsfe01.theunify.net
 
Verify the results show as Success.

After the test, now we need to Configure Conferencing Policies

On the Lync Server Control Panel, click Conferencing, and then click the Conferencing Policy tab. Double-click Global.

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On the Edit Conferencing Policy – Global page, ensure to Clear the Enable PSTN dial-in conferencing check box. Click Commit to save the changes.

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Next, Create the site conferencing policies.

On Lync Server Control Panel-Conferencing Policy tab, click New, and then click Site policy. In the Select a Site window, click Singapore, and then click OK.

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On the New Conferencing Policy – Singapore page, verify the Enable PSTN dial-in conferencing check box is selected and leave the rest as defaults. Click Commit to save the changes.

Lastly, create a user conferencing policy with unrestricted conferencing policy.

On Conferencing Policy tab, click New, and then click User policy. On the New Conferencing Policy page, in the Name box, type Unrestricted Conferencing Policy. In the Description box, type Singapore’s unrestricted conferencing policy. In the Recording drop-down list, click Enable Recording. Select the Allow federated and anonymous participants to record check box. Select the Allow anonymous participants to dial out check box. Select the Allow federated and anonymous participants to take control check box. Select the Enable peer-to-peer recording check box, and then click Commit.

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and that it. See you next post!

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About David Lim

David has over 15 years of experience in IT industry in designing and implementing Microsoft Solutions ranging from small to enterprise customer. He also has experience in designing and developing Microsoft Unified Communications, Collaboration and Office 365 solutions with focus on Exchange, Lync & SharePoint as well as strategic migration planning in complex business environments. He is specializing in architecture and design of Lync Voice deployments. He has been actively involved in various speaking engagements, the recent being the sessions on Lync On-Premise and Office Interoperability in September 2011 and Office 365 Introduction in November 2011. In recognition of his high-quality real-world technical excellence with the community and with Microsoft, David received the prestigious Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award in April 2011.
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