Topic Last Modified: 2012-09-30

Lync Server 2013 infrastructure requirements for conferencing are the same as for deployment of Lync Server 2013. For details, see Determining your infrastructure requirements in the Planning documentation.

It is important that you have the necessary Media bandwidth to handle media traffic generated by conferencing. For details that you can use to calculate your needed bandwidth, see Network bandwidth requirements for media traffic. For details about limiting the bandwidth, see Creating or Modifying Bandwidth Policy Profiles. For details about infrastructure requirements, see Network infrastructure requirements.

In order to use the conferencing features, Lync Server 2013 requires that certain ports are open. For details about Port Requirements, see Ports and protocols for internal servers. For details about configuring ports, see Configuring Port Ranges for Your Conferencing, Application, and Mediation Servers.

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