Topology Builder for Standard Edition Deployments

Lync Server 2013 uses the published topology to process traffic and maintain overall topology information. To ensure that the topology is valid, it is recommended to run the Topology Builder before your initial deployment and publish an updated topology after each topological change. This example shows a Standard Edition topology. Remember, if you change the topology later, it should be republished to ensure consistency.

When you first launch Lync Server 2013 Topology Builder, you’ll see a fairly blank MMC screen, as shown in Figure 5.6. Compare that to the detailed result at the end of this example.

Figure 5.6. Topology Builder with no topology defined.

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