Enabling / Disabling Admin Users for Lync 2010

Enabling A Administrative User for Lync Server 2010

About the easiest thing in Lync 2010 is Enabling users to actually use Lync Client, except for adding domain admins.

If you install Lync Server 2010 and go through the steps of enabling users:

you find at the end of the road you get this message:

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For administrative accounts (Domain Admins), you need to go to PS (PowerShell) to do this:

So open: Lync Server Management Shell

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To enable a user that is apart of the domain admins group use the following command line to enable that specific user:

Enable-CsUser -Identity "Pilar Ackerman" -RegistrarPool "atl-cs-001.litwareinc.com" -SipAddressType SamAccountName  -SipDomain litwareinc.com

Substitute the italicized words for your own domain and user. The SipAddressType of SamAccountName can be change to one of the below.

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-FirstLastName
-EmailAddress
-UserPrincipalName
-SamAccountName

Definitions for all can be found here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg398711.aspx

You can Type: Get-Help Enable-CsUser to get SYNOPSIS SYNTAX AND DESCRIPTION information for the command Enable-CsUser.

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You can Type: Get-Help Enable-CsUser –Example to get Examples of the command Enable-CsUser

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Disabling A Administrative User for Lync Server 2010

 

To Disable a user you can simply use the Disable-CsUser command.

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You can also use “Get-Help Disable-CsUser” to get SYNOPSIS SYNTAX AND DESCRIPTION

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You can also find more information on the technet link below:
 http://technet.microsoft.com/EN-US/library/92e7e29e-2620-4852-9e4a-2fd3569bb095(OCS.14).aspx

Hop this helps someone

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One Response to Enabling / Disabling Admin Users for Lync 2010

  1. Karun says:

    Thanks, that helps and is a much cleaner way of doing it as opposed to ticking inherit security permissions in AD.

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