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

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Creating New Roles

Organizations can build on the default RBAC roles by creating their own custom roles. To create a new role, use the following steps:

1. Create a security group with the same name as what the role will be named.

2. Identify a preexisting RBAC role that contains most of the cmdlets required for the new role. It will serve as a template for the new role.

3. Decide on a Lync server scope for the new role. This can be a global site, a single site, or multiple sites.

4. (Optional) Decide on an organization scope for the new role. A role can be limited to affect only user accounts within a specific OU in Active Directory.

To create a new RBAC role, use the following syntax within the Lync Management Shell:

New-CsAdminRole -Identity ...

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