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Microsoft® Lync Server 2010 Unleashed by Tom Pacyk, Andrew Abbate, Alex Lewis

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Best Practices

The following are best practices from this chapter:

• Use a supported hypervisor for Lync Server 2010 virtual machines such as Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V or VMware vSphere 4.0.

• Use Windows Server 2008 R2 as the guest operating system for any Lync Server 2010 virtual machine.

• Allocate at least four virtual CPUs, 15 GB RAM, and one physical network adapter for each Lync Server virtual machine.

• Stress-test the virtual environment and monitor the Lync performance counters prior to placing the system in production.

• Do not use Live Migration or vMotion for Lync Server virtual machines.

• Use the Standard Edition virtual topology for fewer than 2,000 users and the Enterprise Edition virtual topology for larger deployments. ...

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