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Microsoft® Lync® Server 2013 Unleashed Second Edition by Randy Wintle, Alex Lewis, David Ross, Tom Pacyk

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Placement

A Director pool should generally be placed in a location where the majority of the user base exists since it will be the initial point of sign-in for all users. It makes sense to place a Director in a datacenter with a Front End pool, and it’s unnecessary to use a Director in branch office locations with small user counts. A backup Director pool with a slightly higher SRV record priority can be placed in a secondary datacenter. This ensures that internal clients can still locate a Director for sign-in even if the primary Director pool is unavailable due to a WAN or datacenter outage.

Another recommendation when planning for placement is to use a Director in any location where an Access Edge server role exists. This way, as unauthenticated ...

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