Applies to: Exchange Server 2007 SP3, Exchange Server 2007 SP2, Exchange Server 2007 SP1, Exchange Server 2007
Topic Last Modified: 2007-07-27

This topic explains how to use the Exchange Management Console or the Exchange Management Shell to configure a Unified Messaging (UM) dial plan that has a default language. Each dial plan that you create will have a default language that is configured automatically. The language that is selected as the default is based on the version of Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 that is installed.

When you install the U.S. English version of Exchange 2007, there is only one language available to configure on dial plans: U.S. English. However, if you install a localized version of Exchange 2007, for example, Japanese, you can configure the dial plans that you create to use Japanese or U.S. English for the default language. Additional UM language packs can be installed on a Unified Messaging server to enable you to use other default language options on a dial plan.

You cannot install UM language packs by using the .msi file for the language.

Before You Begin

To perform this procedure, the account you use must be delegated the Exchange Organization Administrator role.

For more information about permissions, delegating roles, and the rights that are required to administer Exchange 2007, see Permission Considerations.

Also, before you perform these procedures, confirm that a UM dial plan has been created.


To use the Exchange Management Console to configure the default language on a UM dial plan

  1. In the console tree of the Exchange Management Console, expand the Organization Configuration node.

  2. In the console tree, click Unified Messaging.

  3. In the work pane, on the UM Dial Plans tab, select the UM dial plan that you want to modify.

  4. In the action pane, click Properties.

  5. On the dial plan properties page, click the Settings tab.

  6. On the Settings tab, in the Language Settings section, in the Default language option list, select the appropriate language.

  7. Click OK to accept your changes.

To use the Exchange Management Shell to configure the default language on a UM dial plan

  • Run the following command:

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    Set-UMDialPlan -Identity MyUMDialPlan -DefaultLanguage EnGb

For more information about syntax and parameters, see Set-UMDialplan.

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