Edge Deployment Overview
Topic Last Modified: 2010-11-07
To provide support for external user access, federation, and integration with public IM connectivity, you need to deploy Edge Servers and other components in the perimeter network, in addition to preparing the network and firewall infrastructure to support these components. Deployment includes using the tools provided in Microsoft Lync Server 2010 to start the deployment of Edge Servers. This section provides an overview of the Edge Server deployment process, the tools that you'll use to deploy Edge Servers, and best practices for deploying components to support external user access.