Configuration and Administration Overview
The good news about Lync Server 2013 is that with the Topology Builder tool much of the configuration is done automatically. Although much of both configuration and administration can be done from the Silverlight web GUI, there are many tasks for which only the Lync Server Management Shell will suffice.
First, an introduction to the Lync Server Control Panel. This section reviews each of the tabs and options in the Silverlight Control Panel web application and cites Management Shell commands for functions that do not appear in the Control Panel.
Before opening the Control Panel for the first time, ensure that the server is included in the list of trusted sites on the server or your client. Without this ...