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

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Lync Edge Server Disaster Recovery

Lync Server 2013 Edge Servers do not provide a native disaster recovery solution. In the event of a disaster scenario, manual steps must be taken to direct services through the secondary Edge Server pool. However, proper planning can reduce the amount of effort required for these tasks. When planning for Edge Server disaster recovery, consider the strategies discussed in the following subsections.

Weighted DNS Records for Access Edge Services

It is possible to deploy the DNS SRV records required for Lync remote access and federation with a priority and weight. This configuration essentially allows for a primary and secondary DNS A record to be configured. Clients will always use the DNS record with the lowest-numbered ...

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