Topic Last Modified: 2011-01-31

Announcement is an Enterprise Voice call management feature. This topic describes what you need to have in place before you can configure Announcement and the role assignments that you need to perform configuration tasks.

This section assumes that you have read the planning documentation related to Announcement (see Planning for Call Management Features).

Announcement Configuration Prerequisites

The Announcement application requires the following components:

  • Application service

  • Response Group application

  • File Store, to hold audio files

All of these components are installed by default when you deploy Enterprise Voice.

Announcement Configuration Roles

You can use the following administrative tools to configure announcements:

  • Lync Server Control Panel

  • Lync Server Management Shell

Configuring Announcement application requires one of the following administrative roles:

  • CsVoiceAdministrator   This administrator role can create, configure and manage all voice-related settings and policies, including Announcement settings.

  • CsServerAdministrator   This administrator role can manage, monitor, and troubleshoot servers and services, and configure all Announcement settings.

  • CsAdministrator   This administrator role can perform all administrative tasks and modify all settings.

  • CsViewOnlyAdministrator   This administrator role can view the deployment to monitor deployment health.

For details about administrative user rights, see Role-Based Access Control in "Planning for Lync Server 2010".

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