Topic Last Modified: 2011-02-03

Monitoring Server is a server role that enables you to collect numeric data that describes the media quality on your network and endpoints, usage information related to Voice over IP (VoIP) calls, instant messaging (IM) messages, audio/video (A/V) conversations, meetings, application sharing, and file transfers, and call error and troubleshooting information for failed calls. To deploy a Monitoring Server, you must meet the following prerequisites:

Except for the prerequisites listed previously, Monitoring Server hardware and software requirements are the same as for a typical Lync Server deployment. You will use the following steps to deploy Monitoring Server:

For details, see the topics in this section.

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