Topic Last Modified: 2011-02-23

If you enable access for external users by deploying Edge Servers, you should also deploy a Director. A Director is a server running Microsoft Lync Server 2010 that authenticates user requests, but does not home any user accounts. When you use a Director to authenticate external users, it does the following:

To deploy any of the servers running Lync Server 2010, you must use Topology Builder first to define and publish your topology, including your Director and Edge Server topology.

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