Thursday , February 20 2020

Implementing Skype for Business on Windows 2012 R2 Environment with SQL 2014 Always ON – Part3

Implementing Skype for Business on Windows 2012 R2 Environment with SQL 2014 Always ON – Part1

Implementing Skype for Business on Windows 2012 R2 Environment with SQL 2014 Always ON – Part2

Implementing Skype for Business on Windows 2012 R2 Environment with SQL 2014 Always ON – Part3

 

Implementing Skype for Business Edge Server Pool on Windows 2012 R2 Environment

Open Skype for Business Server Topology , Create a edge pool.

Enter Edge pool name

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Enter federation.

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Dont check “use a single FQDN and IP Address.

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Enable IPv4 on internal interface

Enable IPv4 on external interface

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Enter External FQDNs

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Enter External IPv4 address – This is my NAT Ip addresses

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ADD Edge Machines

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Define the front end pool is going to be used.

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Choose POOL Fqdn and click on finish.

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Now Edge Topology is published.

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Now Lets see how to install Lync Edge Server. First export the config from any of the frond end servers.

 

Export-csconfiguration –file C:\CS-Config.zip

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As Edge servers are work group machines you got to import the config file.

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Now Edge Servers are Configured.

 

Request Certificate –

Generate a CSR  – Give to public authority and Assign those certs.

Generate a CSR Internal Edge Pool domain – Copy the Cert to the Internal CA get the certificate and assign them.

 

Lets see how the network configuration is made .

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Internal NIC –

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External NIC –

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Edit the HOST file on each Edge Server to contain a record for the next hop server or virtual IP (VIP) ,include a line for each member of the next hop pool.

Create persistent static routes on the internal interface to all internal networks where Lync clients or servers running Lync Server 2013 reside.

Example –

Internal – 10.128.1.2 255.255.255.0

External –

10.128.11.2 255.255.255.0 10.128.11.1

Frontend Network –

10.128.7.0/24

route -p add 10.128.7.0 mask 255.255.255.0 10.128.1.1

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Good diagram on Port Reference and DNS Reference

Technical diagrams for Skype for Business Server 2015

 

Implementing Skype for Business on Windows 2012 R2 Environment with SQL 2014 Always ON – Part1

Implementing Skype for Business on Windows 2012 R2 Environment with SQL 2014 Always ON – Part2

Implementing Skype for Business on Windows 2012 R2 Environment with SQL 2014 Always ON – Part3

About Satheshwaran Manoharan

Satheshwaran Manoharan is an Microsoft Office Server and Services MVP , Publisher of Azure365pro.com. Specialized in Office365 / Microsoft Exchange / Virtualization , Sathesh is an Messaging Expert supporting/Designing/Deploying many medium size businesses to large enterprises when it comes to Corporate messaging and Virtualization Infrastructure

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2 comments

  1. Hi Satheshwaran Manoharan,
    Can you please help,how to connect LYNC for Client side .I have no knowledge about this

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