This page is part of the Live Meeting-to-Lync Transition Guide (TechNet site).



Five Step Transition Plan

  1. Technical and Administration (this page)
  2. Support Strategy
  3. Pilot Testing
  4. End-User Readiness
  5. Awareness Planning  

Technical & Administration refers to the IT deployment and infrastructure configuration of your Lync solution. The deployment tasks and resources most appropriate for your transition plan will depend on which version of Lync (Server or Online) you deploy.

Maximize your technical deployment efforts: Visit the End-User Readiness and Awareness sections of this guide for tips and resources on communicating the availability of Lync to your end-users.

Technical & Administration Key Tasks*

  • Lync on-boarding
    • Activate your Lync Online service and/or Deploy Lync Server, as applicable
    • Customize and deploy the Lync Client/Outlook Addin to your desktops
    • Procure and configure your Lync devices
    • Configure your network (i.e. ports, IPs, etc.)
    • Configure the Lync Admin tenant (for Lync Online)
  • Live Meeting ramp-down
    • Uninstall the LM Client/Outlook Addin
    • Disable account creation tool (i.e. Portal, OSS, etc.)
    • Identify all conference centers associated with your organization and plan for their decommissioning

 * Download the transition planning workbook for a complete task list

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Leverage these online resources to help drive your technical deployment and administration activities.