Topic Last Modified: 2010-11-05
In Microsoft Lync Server 2010, the Announcement application is a component of the Response Group application. When you deploy Enterprise Voice, the Announcement application is automatically installed and activated along with the Response Group application. This section describes the components that support the Announcement application.
Announcement Application Components
The following Lync Server 2010 components support the Announcement application:
- Application service Application
service provides a platform for deploying, hosting, and managing
unified communications applications. Application service is
automatically installed on every Front End Server in a Front End
pool and on every Standard Edition server.
- Response Group application The
Response Group application is one of the unified communications
applications that are hosted by Application service. When an
unassigned phone number range is configured to route to an
announcement, the Response Group application is required to route
the calls made to the phone number. (Response Group application is
not required if all the ranges are configured to route to Exchange
- Audio files Audio files are used for
- File Store The Announcement application
uses File Store to store its audio files.
- Lync Server Control Panel You can use
Lync Server Control Panel to configure the unassigned number
- Lync Server Management Shell You can
use Lync Server Management Shell cmdlets to configure Announcement
settings and the unassigned number table.