In Lync Server 2010, archiving consists of three components:
• Archiving agents—These agents are automatically installed on every Front End pool and Standard Edition server. The agent captures messages for archiving and sends them to the destination queue on the Archiving Server. Although the agent is always present, it only acts when an archiving policy is enabled.
• Archiving Server—This is the server role that reads the messages sent by the archiving agents and writes these messages to the Archiving back end database.
• Archiving Server back end database—This is the SQL server that stores the archived messages. This database can be collocated on the same computer as the Archiving Server or can be on a dedicated ...