The Microsoft Unified Communications Client Deployment Script

The Microsoft UC Client Deployment script is a Windows Script File (VBScript wrapped in a .wsf) that can be used to deploy the Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 (including R2), Office Live Meeting 2007, and the Office Live Meeting Outlook Conferencing Add-In clients.

Note: Microsoft Office Communicator and Microsoft Office Live Meeting are registered trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation.

Feature Highlights

  1. Install, or upgrade, Microsoft Office Communicator, Office Live Meeting, or the Office Live Meeting Outlook Conferencing Add-In on Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 clients.
  2. Automatically populate the user SIP address to one of three formats: the users email address in ADthe %username% environment variable, or nothing.
  3. Supports a Silent or Informational Mode. The MSI installation is always silent, but a 'script-silent' mode can be used to run under a GPO.
  4. Supports an option to copy the installation files locally (with or without a progress UI indicator), and install from the local source.
  5. Microsoft Office Communicator 2005 can be detected and explicitly uninstalled before installing a newer version of Communicator (including any existing desktop shortcuts).
  6. Configures user settings for Communicator and Live Meeting (via local registry entries).
  7. Supports an option not to install the Live Meeting Outlook Conferencing Add-In (for deployments that do not have Live Meeting).
  8. Detects if Outlook is installed, and will not attempt to install the Live Meeting Outlook Conferencing Add-In if Outlook is not installed.
  9. Detects what version of Outlook is installed, and sets the current user Outlook integration settings accordingly.
  10. Detects if Outlook is running, and prompts the user to close before installing the Live Meeting Outlook Conferencing Add-In.
  11. Generates four log files for troubleshooting. One for the main script, and three separate log files files for Communicator, Live Meeting, and the Live Meeting Add-In installations. See Troubleshooting in the help file for more information.
  12. See Script Customizations in the help file for all the possible customizations.

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