Configuring Communications Server 2007 R2 for Remote Access


By default, Communications Server 2007 R2 provides IM, presence, conferencing, and-if PSTN integration is configured-voice capability. To allow remote access to these features, you must install and configure one or more Edge Servers. This article highlights the information in "Configuration Guide: Office Communications Server 2007 and Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Remote Access," available as "Edge Configuration Guide-Office Communications Server 2007 and Office Communications Server 2007 R2 External Access.doc" at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=179053.

Author: Kate Gleeson

Publication date: January 2010

Product version: Communications Server 2007 R2

By default, Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 provides instant messaging (IM), presence, conferencing, and-if public switched telephone network (PSTN) integration is configured-voice capability for employees within your organization. To allow remote access to these features, it is necessary to install and configure one or more Edge Servers. The "Configuration Guide: Office Communications Server 2007 and Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Remote Access," available as "Edge Configuration Guide-Office Communications Server 2007 and Office Communications Server 2007 R2 External Access.doc" at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=179053, assists you with the remote access configuration process by using reference architectures (one per Edge topology) and proven best practices.

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