Call Detail Recording (CDR) records usage information about instant message conversations and meetings. Some organizations use the usage data obtained from call detail records (CDRs) to calculate their return on investment (ROI).

You can record the following usage information:

For details, see Monitoringin the Planning and Architecture documentation.

Use the following procedure to enable call detail recording in your organization. You may have already done this when deploying Monitoring Server.

After call detail recording is enabled in the forest, you must enable it on each pool to be monitored, and associate the servers in that pool with a Monitoring Server. For details, see Configuring Associations with Pools and Mediation Servers.

To enable call detail recording

  1. Using an account that is a member of the RTCUniversalServerAdminsgroup, open the Office Communications Server 2007 R2 snap-in: Click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Office Communications Server 2007 R2.

  2. In the console tree, right-click the forest node, click Properties, and then click Global Properties.

  3. On the Call Detail Recordstab, select the check boxes that correspond to the usage information that you want to archive, and then click OK.

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