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Appendix B: Managing a Survivable Branch Appliance in Lync Server 2013

 

Topic Last Modified: 2012-10-18

This topic describes the procedures for managing a Survivable Branch Appliance. Specifically, how to replace and rename a Survivable Branch Appliance, and how to change the Lync Server 2013 Front End pool that the Survivable Branch Appliance is associated with.

  1. Stop all Lync Server 2013 services on the Survivable Branch Appliance. (See the Survivable Branch Appliance vendor documentation.)

  2. (Recommended) Remove the Survivable Branch Appliance from the domain.

  3. Delete the Survivable Branch Appliance computer object in Active Directory Domain Services, by following these steps:

    • Log on to a member server as a member of the Enterprise Admins group.

    • Click Start, click Administrative Tools, and then click Active Directory Users and Computers.

    • Right-click the Survivable Branch Appliance object, and click Delete.

  4. Add the Survivable Branch Appliance computer object again. (See Add a Survivable Branch Appliance to Active Directory in Lync Server 2013.)

  5. Wait for Active Directory replication to take place.

  6. Open the Lync Server Management Shell, and type Enable-CSTopology.

  7. Connect the new Survivable Branch Appliance to the network, and follow the steps in Deploying a Survivable Branch Appliance or Server with Lync Server 2013 - central site tasks and Deploy a Survivable Branch Appliance or Server with Lync Server 2013 - branch site task.

  1. Move users to the central site. For details, see Move users to another pool in Lync Server 2013.

  2. Stop all Lync Server 2013 services on the Survivable Branch Appliance. (See the Survivable Branch Appliance vendor documentation.)

  3. Remove the Survivable Branch Appliance from the topology, by following these steps:

    • Click Start, click All Programs, click Microsoft Lync Server, and then click Lync Server Topology Builder.

    • In the console tree, expand Branch Sites, click the Survivable Branch Appliance, and then click Delete on the Action pane.

  4. Remove the Survivable Branch Appliance from the domain.

  5. Delete the Survivable Branch Appliance computer object in Active Directory, by following these steps:

    • Log on to a domain controller as a member of the Enterprise Admins group.

    • Click Start, click Administrative Tools, and then click Active Directory Users and Computers.

    • Right-click the Survivable Branch Appliance object, and click Delete.

  6. Restore the Survivable Branch Appliance to factory defaults. (See the Survivable Branch Appliance vendor documentation.)

  7. Follow the steps in Deploying a Survivable Branch Appliance or Server with Lync Server 2013 - central site tasks and Deploy a Survivable Branch Appliance or Server with Lync Server 2013 - branch site task.

  8. Move users to the renamed Survivable Branch Appliance. For details, see Move users to another pool in Lync Server 2013.

  1. Move users from the Survivable Branch Appliance to the Lync Server Front End pool at the central site. For details, see Move users to another pool in Lync Server 2013.

  2. Stop all Lync Server services on the Survivable Branch Appliance. (See the Survivable Branch Appliance vendor documentation).

  3. Update the Lync Server Front End pool that the Survivable Branch Appliance is associated with, by following these steps:

    • Click Start, click All Programs, click Microsoft Lync Server, and then click Lync Server Topology Builder.

    • Expand Branch Sites.

    • Right-click the Survivable Branch Appliance object to modify, and click Edit Properties

    • Under Resiliency, select the new Front End pool the Survivable Branch Appliance is to be associated to, and then click Next.

    • In the console tree, right-click the new Survivable Branch Appliance, click Topology, and then click Publish.

  4. Restart all Lync Server Services on the Survivable Branch Appliance.

  5. Test the Survivable Branch Appliance. For details, see Home users on a Survivable Branch Appliance or Server in Lync Server 2013.

  6. Move users from the Lync Server Front End pool at the central site to the Survivable Branch Appliance.

 
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