Install and configure Groove Server 2010 Relay


Applies to: Groove Server 2010

Topic Last Modified: 2010-02-09

This topic provides procedures for deploying Microsoft Groove Server 2010 Relay.

Groove Server 2010 Relay provides relay communications services for SharePoint Workspace clients that are managed by Microsoft Groove Server 2010 Manager. Running as Windows services, relay servers facilitate SharePoint Workspace client communications by navigating firewalls, providing alternative communications paths for clients operating over slow connections, offering temporary storage for offline users, and efficiently managing data transmissions.

Installation of Groove Server Relay involves preparing a Windows Server, installing and configuring Groove Server Relay, and securing the system. Upon successful completion of the procedures that are described in this section, you will be ready to provision Groove Server Relay to SharePoint Workspace users from a cooperating Groove Server Manager.

In this section:

  1. Install the operating system for Groove Server Relay

  2. Configure the platform for Groove Server Relay

  3. Prepare the network for Groove Server Relay

  4. Install Groove Server 2010 Relay

  5. Configure Groove Server 2010 Relay

  6. Secure the Groove Server Relay installation

  7. Start and test Groove Server Relay

  8. Get assistance for Groove Server Relay