Lync 2010 and 2013 Bandwidth Calculator

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

“With the Lync Server 2010 and 2013 Bandwidth Calculator, you can enter information about your users and the Lync Server features that you want to deploy, and the calculator will determine bandwidth requirements for the WAN that connects sites in your deployment. The accompanying User Guide describes the recommended process for estimating your WAN bandwidth needs for Lync client real-time traffic. The User Guide will be updated periodically with new information and modifications.”Lync 2010 and 2013 Bandwidth Calculator can be download from the following link.
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Lync 2010 Bandwidth Calculator

Friday, February 3, 2012

“A Microsoft Excel spreadsheet that calculates WAN bandwidth requirements for a Lync Server deployment based on administrator-specified user profiles and network information”. The Excel spreadsheet can be downloaded from the following link.
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How to disable automatic startup of Lync 2010 client

Thursday, October 27, 2011

To disable automatic startup of Lync 2010 client you can use one of the options bellow: 1. Using Group Policy Object (GPO): a. Obtain “communicator.adm/x” file from Lync 2010 ISO file (not Lync 2010 Exe file). * The file should reside in the “support” folder. b. Import the Adm/x file to a new Group Policy Object (GPO) and apply the relevant settings. 2. Using a Logon script: Set a logon script to apply the following registry changes: HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Communicator\ Object Name: AutoRunWhenLogonToWindows Object Type: REG_DWORD ...
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Opening Lync 2010 client may produce the following error: "Please wait while windows configures Microsoft Lync 2010"

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Symptoms: 1. Opening Lync 2010 client may produce the following error: "Please wait while windows configures Microsoft Lync 2010". 2. MSI Installer errors may appear in the System Event Log:         Resolution: Workaround: Create a new folder named: “OCSetupDir” in the %SystemDrive% (Usually “C” drive). Also, its recommended to review Microsoft release notes for new updates/service pack for Lync 2010 client. Please note that changing the registry key value: “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Components\C7376A18AE70EB645A6EA7E5F5CE44F9” -> “CBF94811614C24742897713C2A8CF527” manually may not resolve this issue. ...
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Lync 2010 – Prerequisite installation failed: SqlExpressRtcLocal

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

During Lync 2010 installation, the following error may appear: “Prerequisite installation failed: SqlExpressRtcLocal“. This error usually caused due to one of the following reasons: 1. Permission issue. 2. Corrupted Registry: How to manually rebuild Performance Counter Library values 3. Corrupted installation media.
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How to install Microsoft Lync 2010 Enterprise Prerequisites on Windows 2008 R2 Server

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

The following article describe the installation process of Microsoft Lync 2010 Enterprise Prerequisites (On Windows 2008 R2 SP1 Server:   Note: Some of the software prerequisites would be installed automatically during Microsoft Lync 2010 Enterprise installation.   a. Active Directory Directory Services Forest functional level and Domain functional level - Windows Server 2003 native mode or higher   b. Software Prerequisites can be installed by using PowerShell: import-module servermanager add-windowsfeature web-common-http, web-static-content, web-http-errors, web-http-redirect, web-asp-net, web-net-ext, web-isapi-ext, web-isapi-filter, web-http-logging, web-log-libraries, web-http-tracing, web-basic-auth, web-windows-auth, web-client-auth, web-url-auth, web-filtering, web-stat-compression, web-mgmt-tools,...
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