Installing and Using Administrative Tools

Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 and Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 will reach end of support on January 9, 2018. To stay supported, you will need to upgrade. For more information, see Resources to help you upgrade your Office 2007 servers and clients.

Office Communications Server 2007 administrative tools are available on Office Communications Server 2007 servers. You can also install and use the administrative tools on other computers, such as a computer that you use as a central administrative console. This section covers installation, access, and general use each of the administrative tools, including:

The remaining sections in this Administration Guide provide more detailed information about the settings you need to configure when administering Office Communications Server 20007 servers and users, as well as step-by-step procedures for configuring these settings.


Changes to some settings do not take effect until the appropriate Office Communications Server service is restarted. For more information, see Appendix C: Services That Must Be Restarted.