Best Practices for Lync Web App


Topic Last Modified: 2012-10-15

  • Use a reverse proxy deployed in the perimeter network to enhance the security of Lync Web App on the Internet.

  • Observe security settings for Internet Information Services (IIS), based on your server operating system version choice:

  • Choose authentication methods to fit your users’ needs:

    • Integrated Password Authentication. Uses NTLM/Kerberos to provide encrypted logon methods for internal users

    • Forms-Based Authentication. Provides a username/password prompt and supports external user authentication, users of Macintosh, Linux, and users not running the Internet Explorer Internet browser

    • Custom authentication, Supports methods such as PIN input, and smart card