The next topic is the second most important piece of the puzzle in a Lync installation. It is a backup of the entire configuration store from the Central Management Store. Within this file lies the entire topology, list of servers, policies, settings, and other important information.
The instructions for backup and restore do not differ much from the instructions of the Edge Server topology deployment or any other non-domain-joined server.
PowerShell is the chosen tool for this task, and someone who is a member of the RTCUniversalServerAdmins group must run the command.
The Lync Core software must be installed to complete these tasks.
How to do it…
The following are the three steps to back up the entire configuration: ...