Lync 2010 Attendee Features
Topic Last Modified: 2011-01-27
Microsoft Lync 2010 Attendee is a new client in Microsoft Lync Server 2010. Lync 2010 Attendee is a rich conferencing client that allows users who do not have Microsoft Lync 2010 installed to fully participate in Lync 2010 meetings. A Lync 2010 Attendee user can join meetings by using company credentials or as a guest.
Lync 2010 Attendee can be installed on a per-user basis, which enables you to selectively deploy this client, or you can allow users to download and install it as needed.
All of the in-meeting features are available to Lync 2010 Attendee users, including the following:
Dial-in and dial-out (“Call me”) audio conferencing
Detailed meeting roster
Multiparty instant messaging (IM)
Desktop and program sharing, including giving control to participants
Collaboration features, including with Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, whiteboards, polls, and file sharing
Users can set the following options and preferences in Lync 2010 Attendee:
General options, including IM formatting and Lync 2010 Attendee logging
Personal options, including phone numbers and the preferred client for joining conference calls
Ringtones and sounds
Audio device settings
Video device settings
Lync 2010 Attendee does not support other Lync 2010 features that are outside the meeting experience, such as presence, contacts, IM, and telephony features.