It is recommended that you use automatic configuration to connect the Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Administration Tool to Group Chat.
For details about creating the DNS records required for
automatic administration tool sign-in for Standard Edition server
or an Enterprise pool, see Required DNS Records for Automatic
Client Sign-In at
To connect using automatic configuration
Open the Group Chat Administration Tool by clicking Start, clicking All Programs, pointing to Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007, and then clicking Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007, Admin Tool.
In the Group Chat Administration Tool Logindialog box, in Account, retain the default setting of Automatic Configuration.
Type your SIP URI, Windows user name, and Windows password, and then click Log In.
The SIP URIand Loginboxes retain these settings in subsequent sign-ins.