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Microsoft® Office Communications Server 2007 Resource Kit by Microsoft OCS Team, Stephanie Lindsey, Rick Kingslan, Mitch Tulloch, Kintan Brahmbhatt, John Clarkson, James O'Neil, Hao Yan, Byron Spurlock, Jochen Kunert, Rui Maximo, Jeremy Buch

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Comparing Consolidated Topology to Expanded Topology

Access Edge Servers can be set up in a consolidated topology or an expanded topology. The real difference between the two is that the services of Access Edge Servers, Web components, and audio/visual (A/V) components all exist on one server that shares all these roles. In an expanded topology, there are three potential configurations:

  • Single-Site Edge Server

    • Access Edge Server and Web Conferencing Server roles are on one server.

    • The Audio/Video Conferencing Server role is on another, separate server.

  • Scaled Single-Site Edge Server

    • Two or more collocated and load-balanced Access Edge Servers and Web Conferencing Servers are placed.

    • Two or more load-balanced Audio/Video Conferencing Servers are placed. ...

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