Integrating Microsoft Lync Server 2010 and Avaya Communications Manager S8300


If you want to integrate an Avaya S8300 Communications Manager with the Microsoft® Lync™ Server 2010 communications software, you need to establish a Direct SIP connection between the two. This document provides a step-by-step guide for configuring Avaya Communications Manager S8300 with Lync Server 2010.

Author: Rui Maximo

Publication date: April 2011

Product version: Lync Server 2010

In this article, Avaya Communications Manager is running on an Avaya S8300 Media Server with an Avaya G350 Media Gateway. The Avaya G350 Media Gateway provides the physical interfaces and resources for Communications Manager. This just happens to be the hardware in our lab, but if you have other versions that you are interested in configuring for Direct SIP with Lync Server 2010, please contact me. We would like to partner with you to author an article on the NextHop blog. 

According to the Avaya support site at http://www.avaya.com/usa/product/servers, the Avaya S8300 Media Server (shown in Figure 1) resides inside an Avaya G700, G450, G350, or G250 Media Gateway. You can use it as a stand-alone communication system or as a fully survivable remote gateway. The Avaya S8300 Media Server can be the primary controller for up to 50 remote Avaya G250, G350, G450, and G700 Media Gateways.

Follow the link to download the whitepaper: Integrating Microsoft Lync Server and Avaya Communications Manager.

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Comments (7)
  1. PCL says:

    Useful link, bookmarked.

    Thanks for sharing

  2. Damien Margaritis says:

    Is it supported to add multiple Mediation Servers (i.e. Enterprise Pool) as possible route points from the SES server? Or is it only supported to point to a single Mediation server?

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