Topic Last Modified: 2010-12-22

Before you deploy and operate Microsoft Lync Server 2010, you must prepare Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) by extending the schema and then creating and configuring objects. The schema extensions add the Active Directory classes and attributes that are required by Lync Server 2010.

The topics in this section describe how to prepare AD DS for deploying Lync Server, and how to assign setup and organizational unit (OU) permissions. It also provides a reference of the schema changes required for Lync Server.

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