Installing Lync 2013 monitoring reports

We will see a quick overview of the Lync Monitoring configuration with some hints. A step-by-step guide is available both on Microsoft's TechNet (Deploying monitoring in Lync Server 2013 at and on Matt Landis' site for co-located database: Step by Step Installing Lync Server 2013 Monitoring Role Collocated on Standard Edition Front End - Part 2 at


SQL Reporting Services are not mandatory to collect Lync Monitoring data. However, they are required to make the monitoring information usable.

How to do it...

  1. The first step is to install SQL Server with Reporting Services. ...

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