The Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2 Phone Edition desktop device phone can be locked for purposes of security. If you choose to enforce the phone lock, it is enforced only in the pool for which it is configured.

To configure the phone lock for Microsoft Office Communicator Phone Edition

  1. Open the Office Communications Server 2007 R2 snap-in.

  2. In the console tree, expand the Forestnode, and then do one of the following:

    • If you are configuring a Standard Edition server, expand Standard Edition Servers, right-click the Standard Edition pool that you want to configure (not the server itself but the pool-level node for that server), point to Properties, and then click Front End Properties.

    • If you are configuring an Enterprise pool, expand Enterprise Pools, expand the pool that you want to configure, right-click Front Ends, and then click Properties.

  3. On the Voicetab, select the Enforce phone lockcheck box, and then accept the default values for Minimum pin lengthand Minimum timeoutor type new values. Acceptable value ranges are shown in Table 1.

    Table 1. Valid Ranges for PIN Length and Time-Out Length

    PIN Length Time-out Length (in minutes)

    4–15 characters; the default value is 6 characters

    0–60 minutes; the default value is 10 minutes