Over 90 recipes to empower you to configure, integrate, and manage your very own Lync Server deployment
This book begins with the fundamental security-related tasks you should be aware of when working with Lync, before moving on to walk you through the authentication mechanisms. You will get hands-on experience with the steps required to integrate Lync with Office 365, Exchange, or trusted forests. You will explore how to use various tools such as the Bandwidth calculator, Lync resource kit tools, stress and performance tools, and planning tools that will help you to manage complex Lync features such as enterprise voice. This book will take you through designing a Lync solution right from assessing the existing infrastructure and capturing the requirements through to planning for user-training. Finally, the book concludes by showing you how to control and manage your networks and introduces you to various debugging tools such as Wireshark, CLSController, and more. The book aims at empowering you to successfully manage your Lync deployments with ease.
What You Will Learn
Deploy dial plans, voice routing, and location policies to build a successful Lync enterprise voice infrastructure
Understand Lync solution proposals, from requirement gathering and assessment to planning and design
Deploy Lync Online and Lync hybrid and understand their tools and features
Monitor Lync and diagnose issues from the gathered data
Throttle and optimize your network to ensure quality of service for Lync
Integrate Lync with Exchange to add features and services
Discover more about the available debugging tools, such as OCSTracer and Wireshark
Understand the steps required to upgrade from OCS and from Lync 2010
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