Enabling a User to Manage Categories, Chat Rooms, and User Rights and Permissions
Topic Last Modified: 2011-01-24
Microsoft Lync 2010 Group Chat user administrators can grant Microsoft Lync 2010 Group Chat administrator rights and permissions to other users and to themselves by using the Manage Users and User Groups option on the File menu of Microsoft Lync Server 2010, Group Chat Admin Tool.
A chat room administrator can do the following:
Use Microsoft Lync Server 2010, Group Chat Admin Tool.
Create categories and chat rooms throughout the category tree.
Set the scope and membership of all categories and chat rooms.
Manage all settings of all categories and chat rooms.
To enable a user to administer group chat users
Click Start, point to All Programs, point to Microsoft Lync Server 2010, and then click Microsoft Lync Server 2010, Group Chat Admin Tool.
On the File menu, click Manage Users and User Groups.
Under Find Users and User Groups, in the Search For box, type the name or part of the name of the user, and then click Search.
In the list of names that match your query, click the name, and then click Manage.
In the Manage User dialog box, click the Permissions tab.
Note the settings on the page, because you may need to reset them later in the procedure, and then clear the Inherit permissions from user group check box.
Select the Is a user administrator check box.
If the Can upload files or Is a chat room administrator check boxes were selected before you cleared the Inherit permissions from user group check box, select them again.