Many challenges exist today when deploying edge servers across an organization that has multiple locations. Skype for Business Server 2015 has the ability to provide remote users (who are not using a Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection) the ability to take advantage of the rich features of Skype for Business Server 2015 just as if we were on the local network within the organization. The server role that allows this capability is the Skype Edge Server. It contains various services such as the Access Edge service, Web Conferencing Edge service, and Audio/Video Edge service.
At some point during troubleshooting the Skype 2015 client, we might have been asked to recover the client side tracing logs for an administrator. Or if you are the administrator you might have asked users or other IT personal for this client logs. Sooner or later, an end user is bound to ask you, “Which log files do I get you?” If there are multiple UCCAPI log files then the question becomes, “Which of UCCAPI log files are you needing, for I see several of them?” Let’s take a quick look at a few areas of importance regarding those Skype for B
When we talk about changes in the Skype for Business Server 2015, one of the areas that is not new but perhaps is better documented than the previous versions (Lync Server 2013) are the scenarios that are supported and recommendations around pool paring. Byron Spurlock covers some basic pool paring scenarios, including branch office scenarios with SBA’s and SBS’s.
Need to know how many front-end servers you should get ready to run Skype for Business Server 2015? Byron O. Spurlock has an updated guide to plan to handle the capacity needed, even if a server goes down and your other servers have to handle a sudden spike.