Understanding DHCP Option 43

May 21, 2012 by · 29 Comments 

Although not the first on this topic this article does contain a more comprehensive and detailed explanation of exactly how Option 43 is formatted and utilized, and is designed to assist in the configuration of any third-party DHCP service which supports the vendor-specific Option 43.  The following articles and documentation are all suggested reading when […]

Manual VLAN Configuration for Lync Phone Edition

January 11, 2011 by · 28 Comments 

In environments with managed switches and VLANs which do not support the Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) it may be necessary to pass the VLAN identifier to Lync Phone Edition devices using DHCP as briefly discussed in the Lync Server 2010 documentation.  But exactly how to configure this is not actually covered in the documentation, […]

Configuring Lync Server for Phone Edition Devices

December 22, 2010 by · 103 Comments 

As Microsoft Lync Server 2010 was recently released to the general public many professionals will be starting to get their hands on the new UC endpoints designed specifically for use with Lync Server 2010.  My colleague Mike Stacy first talked about the new line of Polycom CX solutions back in May of this year during […]