Topic Last Modified: 2011-01-31
The security cmdlets included in Microsoft Lync Server 2010 are primarily used to manage authentication, and user rights and permissions. A wide variety of cmdlets are available for managing authentication, including cmdlets for certificate and personal identification number (PIN) authentication. In addition, a number of cmdlets enable you to use the new role-based access control (RBAC) feature to delegate administrative control of Lync Server.
Many management tasks that apply to security settings can be performed from the Lync Server Control Panel. One major exception is the user permission cmdlets. However, all security management tasks can be performed using cmdlets from the Lync Server Management Shell or from within a script; using a script enables you to automate certain tasks. The following is a list of cmdlets that relate directly to managing security settings: