Saturday, June 11, 2011

Creating DNS SRV record for a Lync Installation

I always seem to forget how to do this, so I’ll put it here and I will never forget.

1. Open the DNS management console.
2. Make sure to right click the domain name (
3. Select "Other New Records..."
4. Scroll down to, and select "Service Location (SRV)"
5. Click "Create Record..." and configure the SRV record like this.

Now the tool is updated, thanks Curtis Johnstone!
The OCS & Lync Sign-In Troubleshooting Tool V3.0

Even though not updated for Lync I still like this tool
The OCS 2007 Automatic Sign-In Troubleshooting Tool V2.0

From the Lync documentation: