O'Reilly logo

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

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Wildcard Certificates

Wildcard certificates in the format of *.<domain> have become increasingly popular because they provide a way to secure a large number of websites at a low cost by using only a single certificate. Unfortunately, many functions in Lync Server simply don’t work well or at all if a wildcard certificate is used. Even if it does appear to work for some clients or features, it can produce some odd behavior which makes troubleshooting very difficult. At this time, the recommendation is to avoid using a wildcard certificate for any Lync Server roles.

Caution

Because the reverse proxy functionality is basic, it is acceptable to use a wildcard certificate for the external web services or meeting pages. Just avoid using it on an Edge ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required