Lync client sign-in and DNS records recommendations

This article was last updated 23.12.14

The Lync 2013 clients uses lyncdiscover to find the pools and url’s they need to sign in to. I have spent a couple of days trying to figure out the most restrictive way to DNS records where all clients work and here is my recommendation regarding internal DNS records and where the clients should sign in from. I will start with the conclusion, and then continue with some background information and finish with some test results. This article does not talk much about external DNS records since they are the same as for Lync 2010, mostly. Continue reading