Before you set up Edge Server components, you need to ensure that computers that you are setting up meet system requirements and complete other prerequisite steps required for deployment of Edge Server components. Before you begin, review the details in the following topics in the Planning documentation for the reference architecture that you want to ..
The Lync Server 2013, Edge Server functionality described in this scenario architecture is very similar to what was implemented in Lync Server 2010. The most noticeable addition is the port 5269 over TCP entry for the extensible messaging and presence protocol (XMPP). Lync Server 2013 optionally deploys an XMPP proxy on the Edge Server or ..
If your organization requires support for fewer than 15,000 Access Edge service client connections, 1,000 active Lync Server Web Conferencing service client connections, and 500 concurrent A/V Edge sessions, and high availability of the Edge Server is not important, this topology offers the advantages of lower hardware cost and simpler deployment. If you need greater ..
Now that the Lync 2010 Mobility Service has been out for a week there has been ample time, relatively speaking, to dissect the documentation, run through multiple installation attempts, and perform some initial discovery work on exactly what this new service is and how it appears to function. Understanding these concepts can greatly increase the ..
In order to make sure that your Lync server is running successfully with all the required features, I want to share my experience of troubleshooting Lync Server 2010 and client connectivity If you have followed best practices and configured Lync 2010 according to Microsoft recommendations, it is less likely that you will run into errors. ..
ust to set a precedence up front I want to make it clear that I’m still completely against using wildcard certificates in any Lync deployments. Wildcard entries were never supported in OCS and clearly did not function. A quick search online of the terms ‘wildcard’ and ‘Exchange’’ will produce mountains of article and forum discussions ..
Continuing from Part 1 of the series this article covers the installation and configuration of the Lync Server components on a Standard Edition Front End server. As with the previous article any mandatory steps are identified by bulleted paragraphs while additional steps for validation and knowledge transfer are optional. Install Lync Server System The next ..
As provided in the past this series of basic deployment articles will be used to capture a specific environment used as the foundation for many other Lync Server 2013 specific deployment articles. Starting with a single Standard Edition Lync Server in a fresh Active Directory forest future articles will build on this deployment with additional ..
The next step is to enable a few existing user Active Directory accounts for Lync so that client connections can be tested to the Standard Edition Front End server. Notice that ‘existing users’ was stated as the Lync Control Panel can only enable AD user accounts and not create new user accounts; that must first ..
Where Part 1 left off was just shy of deploying the Standard Edition server itself as most of the back-end configuration was completed. A few additional steps will be left for later discussion (e.g. client Automatic Configuration DNS records) when those topics are addressed. So for now left’s get the Lync Server deployed an functional. ..