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When deploying Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Mobility Service, you must install several components and patches. This can be a complex process and some automation could assist in deploying on-premise Lync servers. This article highlights a script I created to help administrators automatically deploy the Cumulative Update for Lync Server 2010: November 2011, along with the Lync Server 2010 Mobility Service and Lync Server 2010 Autodiscover Service.
Author: Sebastiaan Poels
Publication date: March 1, 2012
Product versions: Microsoft Lync Server 2010
Lync Server 2010 Mobility Service has been released. Mobile clients are available for Windows Phone, Android, and iOS. The infrastructure to support these clients requires deployment of the following components:
This article helps administrators automatically deploy the CU4 update. I created a script based on the source of the Set-Lync2010Features script created by Pat Richards of Ehloworld. Using the script, the cumulative update installer is automatically downloaded into a folder on the server, the missing CU4 installed, and the Mobility and Autodiscover service deployed.
As an extra option, the internal Front End Web services certificate can be automatically renewed, because while deploying the Mobility Service and Autodiscovery Service, a new certificate with an extra SAN records.
The following steps require manual actions:
For additional information how to update the load balancer configuration see Load Balancing Requirements and Hardware Load Balancer Requirements for Lync Server 2010.
Download the script from the TechNet Gallery at #Lync Mobile and #CU4 Quick Deployment Tool.
Note: During the deployment of the CU4 updates, an outage is required. Please schedule a maintenance outage and inform your end users!
In this article, we discussed how you can automatically deploy the components required to support Lync mobile clients. This script is a handy tool for automating the deployment of Lync Mobility Service. Special thanks to Pat Richard from Ehloworld for sharing his source.
IMPORTANT This script was tested in several lab environments. However, it is not guaranteed to perform as stated and must be used at your own risk.