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Topic Last Modified: 2010-07-14

Announcement is an Enterprise Voice call management feature. This topic describes what you need to have in place before you can configure Announcement and the permissions you need to perform configuration tasks.

This section assumes that you have read the planning documentation related to Announcement (see Planning for Call Management Features).

Announcement Configuration Prerequisites

The Announcement application requires the following components:

  • Application service

  • Response Group application

  • File Store, to hold audio files

All of these components are installed by default when you deploy Enterprise Voice.

Announcement Configuration Permissions

You can use the following administrative tools to configure announcements:

  • Communications Server Control Panel

  • Communications Server Management Shell

Configuring Response Group requires either of the following administrative roles:

  • CsVoiceAdministrator: This administrator role can create, configure and manage all voice-related settings and policies.

  • CsAdministrator: This administrator role can perform all administrative tasks and modify all settings.

For more information about administrative permissions, see Role-Based Access Control in "Planning for Communications Server 2010".

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