Topic Last Modified: 2011-04-06
Microsoft Lync Server 2010 supports multi-site and multi-pool deployments. The process of migrating multiple pools from Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 to Lync Server 2010 requires the following considerations:
- After deploying a Lync Server pilot pool and importing the
Communications Server 2007 pool configuration to the Lync Server
pool, you need to define a subset of pilot users who will be moved
to the Lync Server pool and develop a methodology for validating
functionality of the users.
- After deploying an Edge Server in the pilot pool, you need to
validate that external users can communicate with the Lync Server
- After moving all the users and non-user contact objects, you
need to validate that the Communications Server 2007 pool is
- After verifying that the Communications Server 2007 pool is
empty, you can then deactivate the pool.
- After verifying that all the pools are deactivated, use the
Topology Builder merge wizard to remove the legacy topology from
the site. Finally, use Topology Builder to delete the
For details about how to deactivate the legacy Office Communications Server 2007 pool and servers, see Phase 9: Decommission Legacy Site (Office Communications Server 2007).