Although it has been around for a while, many environments already have ISA 2006 SP1 deployed for protecting applications, such as Exchange, SharePoint, or IIS. As such, it is typical for these environments to leverage their existing ISA implementation to publish Lync Server. The typical reasons for deploying a reverse proxy, such as ISA for Lync Server, include the following:
• Enabling external users to expand distribution groups
• Enabling external users to download meeting content
• Enabling external devices to connect to Device Update Service for updates
• Enabling remote users to download files from the Address Book Service
Assuming ISA 2006 SP1 is already installed and network cards are already ...