Monitoring the Health of Lync Server 2013 with SCOM

Deploying SCOM to monitor Lync Server 2013 is a relatively simple task. The model of importing preconfigured managed packs allows administrators to enable Lync Server 2013 monitoring with little effort. Lync Server 2013 has two management pack offerings for SCOM:

Component and User Management Pack—This management pack is responsible for tracking event logs, performance counters, and CDR/QoE data. This allows for an out-of-the-box monitoring experience for the service health and performance of Lync Server 2013.

Active Monitoring Pack—This management pack is responsible for running synthetic transactions through SCOM. This allows for a greater level of monitoring, but requires additional configuration. ...

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