Microsost lync server on exchange server

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Can I install a Lync 2010 server on the same box running exchange server 2010?
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BusbarSolutions Architect
no it will not work and it is not supported
I agree with busbar, no it won't work at all. If you try you will break your Exchange box completely.

Plus if you're thinking of implementing a simple Lync environment you will need a separate server for internal deployment or 3 for internal and external access. See the following list:

1. Lync Front End (internal only)
2. Lync Edge (required for external)
3. Reverse Proxy (required for external)

Hope that helps.

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