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Microsoft® Lync Server 2010 Unleashed by Tom Pacyk, Andrew Abbate, Alex Lewis

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Summary

It should be apparent that the new changes to the administration model are going to make lives easier within many organizations. Although the Lync Server Control Panel certainly has its nuances, such as no right-click functionality, the layout and organization are welcome changes. For the tasks that are tedious to perform in a user interface, administrators now have the full power of the Lync Server Management Shell at their disposal. This automates batch tasks or enables organizations to develop standard new user creation scripts based on PowerShell.

The topology model also helps to reduce the number of errors or anomalies created by requiring administrators to configure servers individually in prior versions. This centralized approach ...

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