Lync Users and Devices script – improvements

Excel

The new Lync Users and Devices script contains all the features of the old one, plus the following:

  • Added an option for non-EN users to reduce Excel errors (thanks BSterkenburg).
  • Also listing Dial-in Conferencing numbers:
Display Name Pool Line URI Primary Language
  • And Exchange UM contacts:
Display Name SIP Address Line URI Auto Attendant? Hosted Voicemail Policy

Run the script from your desktop (NOT your Lync server), where you have Excel installed. The script will ask you for Lync Admin credentials and one of your servers \ pools and will automatically connect to them.

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Download the script here.

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New Lync 2010 Tools and Documentation available

The Lync team released some new stuff last week:

Two new tools:

Lync Server 2010 Capacity Calculator, a spreadsheet for calculating a user’s hardware requirements based on information about users and traffic at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=212657
Lync Server 2010 Stress and Performance Tool, can be used to prepare, define and validate performance targets of user scenarios offered by on-premise Lync Server 2010 deployment. Find this tool at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=212599

New documentation includes:

Planning for Metropolitan Site Resiliency, Deploying Lync in a multiple forest environment, and Online documentation for the Lync Server 2010 Stress and Performance Tool. A Word version is also included in the tool set up.

A correction regarding deployment of Edge servers as Domin members is also there. Recently, deploying Edge servers as domain members was not suppoerted. Now, it is supported, yet – not recommended.