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Microsoft® Lync® Server 2013 Unleashed Second Edition by Randy Wintle, Alex Lewis, David Ross, Tom Pacyk

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Announcements

Typical conferencing services prompt a user to record his name, business name, or possibly location when dialing in to a meeting from the PSTN, and then the user can play that recorded greeting as he enters or leaves the conference. In Lync Server, where a visual roster is available to all participants, the need for this service is greatly diminished and can become a distraction to the actual meeting as attendees enter and leave.

Organizers can enable or disable the announcement service on a per-meeting basis, and it is disabled by default. Attendees who dial in from a PSTN telephone and want to hear a roster might use Dual-Tone Multi-Frequency (DTMF) tones to request a roll call, which is played only to the attendee. Additionally, ...

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