Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Resource Kit Tool: Web Conf Data Tool


This document
describes the purpose and use for the Web Conf Data Tool. This tool is used to
allow administrators more precise control over a user’s meeting data.
You can download this tool and other
Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Resource Kit tools from the
Download Center.

Author: Tarang Mittal

Publication date: January 2011

Product version: Microsoft Lync Server 2010

Introduction

The Web Conf Data Tool allows an administrator of Microsoft Lync
Server 2010 communications software to have more control over the data
associated with an organizer’s Web conferences. Scenarios include the ability
to delete a specific user’s meeting data based on a time-stamp criteria. You
can download this tool and other Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Resource Kit tools
from the Download
Center
.

Description

This tool allows the administrator to perform the following
operations:

  1. Find all Web conferencing data associated with a
    single user.
  2. Delete all Web conferencing data associated with
    a single user.
  3. Delete all Web conferencing data associated with
    a single user that is older than a certain date.
  4. Move all Web conferencing data associated with a
    single user when that user is moved from one pool to another.

Note   In the previous list, the fourth operation
works only after the administrator has moved a user from one pool to another.

The Web Conf Data Tool deletes or moves meeting data only for
meetings that are inactive. Active meetings (or meetings in sessions) cannot be
deleted.

This tool must be run from a computer that is in the same
pool as the target user. The user whose meeting content data is being managed
by this tool must be homed in the same user pool as shown in Table 1.

Table 1. Content data being managed by the Web Conf
Data Tool

Parameter Name

Description

Values

Required

/User

SIP URI of target user.

user SIP URI

Yes

/Action

Type of action to perform.

Move/delete/query

Yes

/Force

Perform action without prompting the administrator.

Yes/no

Yes

/ExpirationDate

Perform action only on meeting data that is older than
specified date.

Value UTC time

No

/OriginatorPool

Required parameter for users moved from one pool to
another. Defines the original pool’s FQDN of the user.

Valid pool FQDN

Yes for user move

/TargetPool

Required parameter for users moved from one pool to
another. Defines the destination pool of the user.

Valid pool FQDN

Yes for user move

Output

This tool outputs the results of each of the following
operations:

  • If a query is performed, the tool outputs a list
    of all inactive meeting data folders that have a user as an organizer.
  • If a delete is performed, the tool outputs a
    list of all meeting data folders whose data is going to be deleted.
  • If a move is performed, the tool outputs a list
    of all the meeting data folders that were moved.

Purpose

This tool allows an administrator of Lync Server 2010 to
have more control over the data associated with an organizer’s Web conferences.

Requirements

The tool needs to be run in the same pool where the
organizer is currently homed or from either pool in the case of a user move.

The tool must be run using administrator privileges with access
to the Meeting Data store.

Examples

WebConfDataTool.exe
/User:user0@contoso.com /Action:query “”/ExpirationDate:08/09/2010
12:00:00″”

The preceding example shows how a query command would work. The
output of such a command would be a list of all meeting content folders that
would be affected by this tool.

WebConfDataTool.exe
/User:user0@contoso.com /Action:delete

The preceding
is an example of a delete command. The delete command removes all inactive
meeting folders from this user.

WebConfDataTool.exe
/User:user0@contoso.com /Action:move /OriginatorPool:pool0.contoso.com
/TargetPool:pool1.contoso.com

The preceding is an example of a user move command. Upon success,
this command moves all the user’s data from pool0.contoso.com to pool1.contoso.com.

Summary

This tool can be a valuable resource to administrators who need
more precise control over conference meeting data.

Keywords: Meeting,
data, clean up, move user, conferencing, conferences

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