“The Lync 2013 Pre-Call Diagnostic Tool (PCD) is a client-based application that allows a user to see how the current state of the network might impact the media quality in an upcoming call. PCD shows a graphical view of your network metrics – Network MOS, Packet Loss and Interarrival Jitter.” Lync 2013 Pre-Call Diagnostic Tool can be download from the following link.
“Microsoft Lync Room System (LRS) edition is a new Microsoft Lync unified communications client that has been optimized for Lync meetings in physical conference rooms. Install this web component on Lync 2013 Front End Servers in the pool where the Lync Room System accounts reside.”Microsoft Lync Room System Administrative Web Portal can be download from the following link.
“Lync 2013 Rollout and Adoption Resources package is a collection of tools, documentation, and templates designed to help project teams plan, pilot, deploy, and evaluate the success of their Lync rollout, and is intended for use with the Lync 2013 Rollout and Adoption Success Kit (RASK). From initial project planning, preparing your helpdesk, driving awareness and instilling user confidence, to prepping for successful operational state, these resources can be utilized at every phase of your Lync rollout. All resources were created to be customized by your organization based on the workloads deployed and your organizational culture.”Lync 2013 Rollout and...
“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.
“The Microsoft Connectivity Analyzer (MCA) Tool is a downloadable client program that is used to identify connectivity issues that occur between email clients and a server that is running Microsoft Exchange Server. The tool can also be used to identify connectivity issues between email clients and Office 365. The tool can be used both by email users, to identify common problems, and by IT Administrators, to troubleshoot issues that are affecting their Exchange Server deployments.The Microsoft Connectivity Analyzer Tool simulates several client logon and mail flow scenarios. When a test fails, many of the errors message provide troubleshooting tips...
“The Lync Server 2013 Stress and Performance Tools (LSS) can be used to prepare, define and validate performance targets of user scenarios of an on-premise Lync Server 2013 deployment. LSS includes multiple modules and can simulate simultaneous users on one or more Lync Servers. In the 2013 version, video support was added and provisioning and configuration tools are improved.”Lync Server 2013 Stress and Performance Tool can be download from the following link.
“The Microsoft Lync Server 2013, Planning Tool asks you a series of questions about your organization and the features that you are interested in. The planning tool will then use your answers to recommend a topology based on the tested Microsoft Lync Server 2013 user model. Your organization may have a different user model. If so, you should adjust the recommended topology as necessary to fit your organization’s needs. What’s New in the Planning Tool for Lync Server 2013?The Planning Tool now allow user to have up to 10 sites, including central site and disaster recovery site
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“The Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Resource Kit Tools contain the following tools. The details of each tool and their usage are described in the accompanying documentation.
Bandwidth Policy Service Monitor
Bandwidth Utilization Analyzer
Error Log Replayer
Error String Display
Network Configuration Viewer
Response Group Agent Live
Response Group Export-Import
Watson Support Tool for Lync Phone Edition
Web Conf Data”Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Resource Kit Tools can be download from the following link.