Step-By-Step Guide To Deploying Lync Server 2010 Enterprise Edition

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Step-By-Step Guide to Deploying Lync
Server 2010 Enterprise Edition
The installation of Lync Server 2010 is a fairly task-intensive process. In this article, I will walk you through each of the tasks, at a step-by-step level, required to deploy a Lync Server 2010 Enterprise
Edition Server lab environment.
The focus of this article is the following:








Prepare the Lync 2010 Enterprise Edition Server Infrastructure o Set Up Enterprise Edition Hardware and System Infrastructure o Create Service Accounts o Install Prerequisite Software o Prepare Active Directory Domain Services for Lync Server 2010 o Grant Setup and Administration Permissions o Add DNS Records o Create the Lync File Share
Define the Topology for Lync 2010 Enterprise Edition Front End Pool in Topology Builder o Configure Simple URLs
Publish the Topology
Setup the Lync 2010 Front End Server and Front End Pool o Install the Local Configuration Store o Install Front End Servers o Request, Install, and Assign Certificates o Start Services
Install Monitoring and Archiving o Install the Local Configuration Store o Setup the Monitoring and Archiving Server o Start Services o Deploy Monitoring Server Reports

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STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO DEPLOYING LYNC SERVER 2010 ENTERPRISE EDITION

Contents
Lab Overview ................................................................................................................................................ 3
Prepare the Lync 2010 Enterprise Edition Server Infrastructure .................................................................. 4
Set Up Enterprise Edition Hardware and System Infrastructure .............................................................. 4
Create Service Accounts ........................................................................................................................... 4
Install Prerequisite Software..................................................................................................................... 5
Install.Net Framework 3.5 with SP1 ...................................................................................................... 6
Install IIS ................................................................................................................................................ 7
Install Messaging Queuing .................................................................................................................... 8
Install the Lync Server Deployment Wizard .......................................................................................... 9
Install the Lync Server Topology Builder ............................................................................................. 10
Install the Remote Server Administration Tools ................................................................................. 11
Install Silverlight .................................................................................................................................. 12
Install and Configure SQL Server......................................................................................................... 12
Prepare Active Directory Domain Services for Lync Server 2010 ........................................................... 44
Prepare the Schema ............................................................................................................................ 45
Prepare the Forest .............................................................................................................................. 47
Prepare the Domains .......................................................................................................................... 50
Grant Setup and Administration Permissions ......................................................................................... 53
Grant Setup Permissions…