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Topic Last Modified: 2010-07-15

Perform this procedure at the central site.

To deploy a Survivable Branch Appliance remotely

  1. Click Start, click All Programs, click Microsoft Communications Server 2010 (Beta), and then click Communications Server Topology Builder.

  2. In the console tree, expand the central site, expand Branch Office Sites, right-click the branch site that you want to deploy the Survivable Branch Appliance for, and click Rename.

  3. Provide a new name for the branch site, and join the branch site to the domain.

  4. Add the RTCUniversalSBATechnicians group to the local Admins group.

  5. Restart the server, and log on to it as a member of the RTCUniversalSBATechnicians group.

  6. In the Communications Server Management Shell, type the following commands, replacing the placeholders with the correct information for your organization:

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    Export-CsConfiguration -FileName C:\CSConfig.zip
    Import-CsConfiguration -LocalStore -FileName C:\CSConfig.zip -Verbose
    Enable-CSReplica -Verbose
    Enable-CsComputer -Verbose
    Request-CsCertificate –New –Type default -CA YourCA -Verbose
    Set-CsCertificate -Type Default -Thumbprint YourCertThumbprint
    Start-cswindowsservice -verbose