Prerequisites for federating with a Lync Online customer in Lync Server 2013
Topic Last Modified: 2012-10-19
To federate with a Lync Online 2010 customer, you should have already completed initial deployment and configuration of Lync Server 2013 in your organization. This includes the following:
Deploying at least one Standard Edition server or one Enterprise Edition Front End pool in your organization. For details about deploying internal servers, see Deploying Lync Server 2013 in the Deployment documentation.
Enabling internal user accounts for Lync Server 2013. For details, see Disable or re-enable user account for Lync Server 2013 in the Deployment documentation or the Operations documentation.
Deploying at least one Edge Server and the other components required to support external user access. For details, see Managing federation and external access to Lync Server 2013 in the Deployment documentation.
Enabling federation support within your organization and configuring the appropriate method for controlling access by federated domains. For details, see Enable or disable remote user access in Lync Server 2013 and Manage SIP federated providers for your organization in Lync Server 2013 in the Operations documentation.
Enabling external user access for users in your organization. For details, see Assign an external user access policy to a Lync enabled user in Lync Server 2013 and in the Deployment documentation or Operations documentation.