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Technical diagrams for Skype for Business Server 2015

Skype for Business Server 2015

Topic Last Modified: 2015-05-08

Summary: These diagrams provide visual representations of recommended solutions for Skype for Business Server 2015.

These resources are available in Visio (.vsd) format (Visio 2010 or Visio 2013) and PDF format. For information about how to print documents, see Tips for printing posters.

You might need additional software to view these files. See the following table for more information.


File type Software


Visio 2010, Visio 2013, or the free Visio viewer

If you use the Visio viewer, right-click the VSD link, click Save Target As, save the file to your computer, and then open the file from your computer.


Any PDF viewer, such as Adobe Reader


Any file compression utility. Windows 7 and 8 open these files natively.

These posters detail a specific technical area, and are intended to be used with corresponding articles on TechNet or content available on the download center.


Title Description

Skype for Business Server 2015 Protocol Workloads

SfB Protocol Workloads poster

PDF version (best for mobile devices or tablet computers)

Visio version (best for users with Visio)

Download this poster to better understand requirements of Skype for Business 2015 servers and clients under different levels of service complexity.

Size: 11-by-17 inch (multiple sheets, conveniently sized to print on most office printers)

This poster was created using Visio 2013. No modification should be needed for a specific environment.

If you want to make your own Visio topology diagrams using the new Skype for Business symbols, download the stencils.

If you have a plotter, you can print large posters in their full size. If you don't have plotter, use the following steps to print on smaller paper such as 11"x17". Printing a large format poster on smaller paper may make the text difficult or impossible to read.

Print posters on smaller paper
  1. Open the poster in Visio.

  2. On the File menu, click Page Setup.

  3. On the Print Setup tab, in the Printer paper section, select the size of paper you want to print on.

  4. On the Print Setup tab, in the Print zoom section, click Fit to, and then enter 1 sheet across by 1 sheet down.

  5. On the Page Size tab, click Size to fit drawing contents, and then click OK.

  6. On the File menu, click Print.

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