UC Network Topology
The example configuration used in this guide has the layout shown in the diagram below.
Unified Communications Configuration
To configure this Unified Communications scenario, we need to configure the Microsoft Exchange Server, the Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS), and the Mediation Server.
Microsoft Exchange Server
Unified Communications User General Properties
The user in this scenario, John Smith, is typically created on the Exchange Server. You can verify the user properties from Active Directory as shown in the screenshot below.
UC User Telephone Properties
Additional phone number information is contained in the Telephones tab as shown below.
Exchange Server User E-Mail Properties
E-Mail information is defined in the E-Mail Addresses tab on the Exchange Server as shown below.
Microsoft Office Communications Server
Office Communications Server Users
With the user configured, you can now view this profile from the Microsoft Office Communications Server OCS > Users link in the navigation pane as shown below.
OCS User Options
Double click the user listing and click Configuration to display the User Options screen as shown below.
Make sure Enable Enterprise Voice is selected.
Configuring the Office Communications Server
From the OCS server, double click the Forest icon, and select Properties > Voice Properties to display the OCS Voice Properties screen as shown below.
Normalizing the Phone Number
Double click the Location Profile and select Normalization Rule to display the Edit Phone Number Normalization Rule screen as shown below.
Editing the Route
Click the Route tab to display the Edit Route screen as shown below.
Configuring the Mediation Server
To configure the Mediation server, select the server to display the General properties tab as shown below. Using this as a guide, configure your Mediation server appropriately.
Next Hop Connections Settings
Select the Next Hop Connections tab as shown below for a guide to configuring your network.
Your UC environment should now be ready for the configurations presented in this Quick Start Guide.