You can deploy Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Attendant across your organization by using any method that supports a Microsoft Windows Installer package (.msi file). Additionally, you can control key features and settings by using installation scripts or Active Directory Domain Services Group Policies.
Communications Server 2007 R2 Attendant is intended for receptionists and administrative assistants who need call-routing and managing capabilities, in addition to the call and messaging functionality of Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2. Office Communicator is not required on computers where Communications Server 2007 R2 Attendant will be installed.
The topics in this section discuss what you have to know to install Communications Server 2007 R2 Attendant across your organization, including the following information: