Topic Last Modified: 2012-10-02

If you deployed Archiving Server and Monitoring Server in your Office Communications Server 2007 R2, you can deploy these servers in your Lync Server 2013 environment after you migrate your Front End pools. If archiving and monitoring functionality are critical to your organization, however, you should add archiving and monitoring to your pilot pool before you migrate so that the functionality is available during the migration process.

If you want archiving and monitoring functionality during the migration and coexistence phase, keep the following considerations in mind: