Polycom RPP Configuration for Lync

March 25, 2015 by · 17 Comments 

The core Polycom video bridging infrastructure components of the RealPresence Platform (RPP) have recently attained Lync Qualification.  As of the posting of this article the following RPP products qualified for Lync Server 2013 are: The Distributed Media Application (DMA) 7000 version 6.2 The RealPresence Collaboration Server (RPCS, a.k.a RMX) version 8.5 This means that when […]

Improved RMX Certificate Management

October 28, 2013 by · 15 Comments 

As of the 8.1 firmware release of Polycom RealPresence Collaboration Server (RMX) SSL certificates are now managed using a completely different method than used with previous versions (7.6 and older). When integrating an RMX with Lync Server an SSL certificate must be issued to and installed on the RMX so that secure MTLS communications with […]

Polycom DMA and Lync Integration

August 30, 2011 by · 86 Comments 

The past video conferencing integration articles have primarily discussed the Real-time Media eXperience (RMX) platform, but the  Distributed Media Application (DMA) also supports direct integration with OCS and Lync and is the preferred SIP path when both devices exist in an environment. Out-of-the-box DMA integration instructions are included in the Polycom UC Deployment Guide for […]

RMX Virtual Meeting Room Registration in Lync

May 26, 2011 by · 56 Comments 

As briefly mentioned in a previous blog article the latest RMX software release now supports the ability to directly register and advertise presence for a Virtual Meeting Room (VMR).  Previously calls from Lync clients to VMRs would be placed to a SIP URI that displayed Presence Unknown, which could seem like an odd scenario for […]

RTV Support Released for Polycom Solutions

May 13, 2011 by · 53 Comments 

As of today Polycom has officially released native support for Microsoft’s Real-Time Video (RTV) media codec in HDX Telepresence endpoints and RMX Conferencing bridges.  The HDX also supports Microsoft’s implementation of the Centralized Conferencing Control Protocol (CCCP or C3P) which is an XML-based protocol extension to SIP/SDP. It is important to understand that the capabilities […]

Polycom and Lync Video Integration

February 20, 2011 by · 163 Comments 

As of last week Polycom has released official support for native Lync integration with HDX Telepresence endpoints and RMX Infrastructure bridges among other products.  Although Lync integration has been technically functional within recent releases (and has supported interoperability with OCS for some time) the fully Lync-supported versions are now available for download. The official support […]