Topic Last Modified: 2011-05-16
To configure federation support for a Lync Online 2010 customer, you should have already completed initial deployment and configuration of Lync Server 2010 in your organization. This includes the following:
- Deploying at least one Standard Edition Server or one
Enterprise Front End pool in your organization. For details about
deploying internal servers, see Deploying Lync Server
2010 in the Deployment documentation.
- Enabling internal user accounts for Lync Server 2010. For
details, see Enable or Disable Users
for Lync Server 2010 in the Deployment documentation or the
- Deploying at least one Edge Server and the other components
required to support external user access. For details, see Managing External
Connectivity in the Deployment documentation.
- Enabling federation support within your organization and
configuring the appropriate method for controlling access by
federated domains. For details, see Enable or Disable
Federation for Your Organization and Manage Federated Partner
Access in the Deployment documentation or Operations
- Enabling external user access for users in your organization.
For details, see Apply External User
Access Policies to Users and in the Deployment documentation or
Additionally, the Lync Online 2010 customer must have the required Lync Online licenses and must enable federation for the Lync Online domain with which you want to federate. For details about setting up Lync Online 2010, including enabling federation for a Lync Online domain, see Set up Microsoft Lync Online at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=218917.
|The domain name of the Lync Online 2010 customer with which you want to federate cannot be the same as the domain name in your internal Microsoft Lync Server 2010 deployment.|