Before you proceed with installing Office Communications Server 2007 R2, Edge Server, your perimeter network must be configured to support it.
To prepare the perimeter network, do the following
- Verify that your infrastructure is prepared to support Office
Communications 2007 R2, Edge Server. If it is not, take the
necessary steps now. For details see
in the Planning and Architecture documentation.
- Verify that all existing Edge Server settings and configuration
options are documented.
- Back up the configuration of the existing Edge Servers as
described in the Office Communications Server 2007 Backup and
Restore Guide at
If your plan is to continue to support your existing Edge Servers for your Office Communications Server 2007 deployment and to deploy Office Communications Server 2007 R2, Edge Server, for the new pools, you will need to prepare a new infrastructure before you install the new Edge Server.
To prepare a new infrastructure for Office Communications Server 2007, Edge Server, see in the Deploying Edge Servers for External User Access documentation.