It is important to note that if you jumped to this section before completing the previous steps, you need to go back. Building a valid topology in the Topology Builder tool is a prerequisite to installing the Monitoring Server role. This is a different process from Office Communications Server 2007 and 2007 R2, and it involves more steps. Administrators new to Lync Server are advised to review the new features, requirements, and prequisites before beginning the installation process.
The following prerequisites are required to install the Monitoring Server Front End role:
• IIS with the following options:
• Static Content
• Default Document
• Directory Browsing
• HTTP Errors
• HTTP Redirection