This Microsoft Support article describes the supportability for Microsoft Lync 2010 clients on Windows 8 client systems and for Microsoft Lync Server 2010 server roles on Windows Server 2012. Be advised, the following scenarios are currently not supported on a Windows Server 2012 operating system:

  • Upgrading the operating system to Windows Server 2012 for an existing installation of Lync Server 2010 is not supported.
  • Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Group Chat Server is not supported on Windows Server 2012.

To read the complete article, see Supportability is available for Lync 2010 clients and Lync Server 2010 on Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 client operating systems.

Author: NextHop

Publication date: November 9, 2012

Product versions: Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Enterprise Edition, Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Standard Edition, Microsoft Lync Server 2010, Group Chat, Microsoft Lync 2010, Microsoft Lync 2010 Attendant, Microsoft Lync 2010 Attendee, Microsoft Lync 2010 Group Chat

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