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Topic Last Modified: 2010-07-16

Before you deploy and operate Microsoft Communications Server 2010 Beta Refresh, you must prepare Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) by extending the schema and then creating and configuring objects. The schema extensions add the Active Directory classes and attributes that are required by Communications Server 2010.

The topics in this section describe how to prepare Active Directory Domain Services for deploying Communications Server, and how to assign setup and organizational unit (OU) permissions. It also provides a reference of the Active Directory schema changes required for Communications Server.

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