Topic Last Modified: 2010-12-08
The Lync Server 2010 node lists the central sites in your topology. You can perform the following actions:
- New Central Site. Starts the Define New Central Site
wizard, which you use to add a new central site to the
- Edit Properties. Enables you to edit settings that
affect your whole topology, such as supported Session Initiation
Protocol (SIP) domains and simple URLs.
- New Topology. Enables you to start creating a new
topology for your Lync Server deployment. This option is useful
when you are planning your deployment, before you have installed
your servers. Do not click this option if you have already used
your current topology to install your deployment.
- Open Topology. Opens a topology file that you have
- Download Topology. Loads your current deployed topology
from the Central Management store. If you have already defined a
topology and established the Central Management store, you should
always choose this option to load your topology.
- Save a Copy of Topology As. Saves the current topology
to a file that you can load again later in Topology Builder.
- Publish Topology. Use this option to publish this
topology to the Central Management store, so that you can begin
deploying your servers.
- Install Database. Enables you to create the databases
necessary for your Lync Server deployment.
- Merge 2007 or 2007 R2 Topology. Starts the Topology
Builder Merge wizard. This tool collects information about your
previous Office Communications Server environment, including Edge
Server information, and publishes that information to a database
shared with Lync Server 2010. For details, see Phase 4: Merge
- Remove Deployment. Starts the Remove Deployment wizard,
which enables you to start removing your whole Lync Server
In addition to these options, you can perform the following general tasks:
- View. You can use this option to customize the view of
in Topology Builder by selecting the items to show and hide in the
console tree views.
- Help. You can use this option to access Help for the