The Planning Tool for Lync Server
you a series of in-depth questions about your deployment and then provides
prescriptive guidance to help you plan and deploy Lync Server 2010.
Author: Stephanie Pierce
Publication date: February 2011
Product version: Lync Server 2010
The final release of the Planning Tool
for Lync Server 2010 is now available for download! The tool provides
prescriptive guidance to help you plan and deploy Lync Server 2010. With all
the functionality that Lync Server 2010 has to offer, it can be challenging to determine
which server roles you need to deploy, what ports to set, what certificates you
need, your firewall settings and DNS settings, and planning for mediation
servers and gateways with existing voice infrastructure. The Planning Tool
helps simplify the process for you by asking you a series of questions about
features that interest you, as well as capacity planning for each of your
central and branch sites. Based on your answers to the questions, the tool provides
For those of you familiar with the
Planning Tool for Office Communications Server 2007 and Office Communications
Server 2007 R2, we listened to your feedback and added a lot of new
functionality for this release. This includes:
out the Planning Tool for Lync Server 2010 today. We love to hear from you, so
please keep sending your feedback our way.
Keywords: Lync Server 2010, Planning
Many companies have an internal domain like COMPANY.LAN and their external (and SIP) domain is DOMAIN.COM. This tool does not account for that. Still very good indeed but I wish the question was there.