Topic Last Modified: 2011-02-23
To grant access to the Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Control Panel,
do the following:
- Log on as a member of the Domain Admins group or the
- Open Active Directory Users and Computers, expand your
domain, right-click the Users container, and then click
- In CSAdministrator Properties, click the Members
- On the Members tab, click Add. In Select Users,
Contacts, Computers, Service Accounts, or Groups dialog, locate
the Enter the object names to select. Type the user name(s)
or group name(s) to add to the group CSAdministrators. Click
- On the Members tab, confirm that the users or groups that you
selected are present. Click OK.
|The Lync Server 2010 Control Panel is a role-based access
control tool. Membership in the CsAdministrator group gives a user
who is using the Lync Server 2010 Control Panel full control to all
configuration functions available in Lync Server 2010 Control
Panel. There are other roles available that are designed for
specific functions. Users do not have to be Lync Server 2010
enabled to be made members of the management groups.
To help retain security and role-based access control integrity,
add users to the groups that define what role the user performs in
management of the Lync Server 2010 deployment.
- CsArchiving: Members of this group can perform all
archiving functions, such as configuring and managing the Archiving
- CsHelpDesk: Members of this group can view the
configuration and deployment, including user properties and
policies. Members can also perform specific troubleshooting
- CsLocationAdministrator: Members have the least user
rights associated with Enhanced 9-1-1 (E9-1-1) management. They can
create E9-1-1 locations and network identifiers and associate those
in the deployment.
- CsResponseGroupAdministrator: Members can manage and
configure the Response Group service
- CsServerAdministrator: Members can manage, monitor and
troubleshoot all servers running Lync Server 2010.
- CsUserAdministrator: Members can manage, enable and
disable users, and assign existing policies to users.
- CsViewOnlyAdministrator: Members can view the deployment
and configuration of the server information. This membership allows
for a member to monitor the health of the servers running Lync
- CsVoiceAdministrator: Members can create, configure and
manage voice related settings in Lync Server 2010.