The integrated Exchange, Lync, and SharePoint test lab consists of seven separate computers on the Corpnet subnet:
All computers are members of the corp.contoso.com AD DS domain.
The following figure shows the integrated Exchange, Lync, and SharePoint test lab.
This figure shows the computers and their connections using a hub or switch. You can implement this configuration using physical computers and a switch, virtual computers and a switch, or a combination of physical and virtual components.
If you are using Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V for your virtualization solution, you can configure the integrated test lab on a single Hyper-V server as shown in the following figure (click on it for a larger version):
The key elements of this configuration are the following:
To build out the integrated Exchange, Lync, and SharePoint test lab in Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V, do the following:
For additional Hyper-V test lab configuration articles, see
Hosting Test Lab Guide Environments in Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V.
For more information, see
Test Lab Guides.
For the latest developments in the Test Lab Guides initiative, see the
Microsoft Test Lab Guides blog.