A relatively easy method of checking the health status of a Director server or pool exists through the Lync Server Control Panel. To check the status of a Director pool, perform the following steps:
1. Open the Lync Server Control Panel.
2. Click Topology.
3. Highlight the server in question, and click the Get service status button.
4. Double-click the server to drill down further and check the status of individual services such as the Registrar or web services. Figure 9.9 shows what the Lync Server Control Panel looks like.
Managing the Lync Server ...