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Network adapter teaming offers the ability to provide highly available network connections to servers. To achieve this network adapter teaming drivers bind several physical network adapters and present them as a single logical network card to a Windows server operating system. Microsoft supports Office Communications Server (OCS) and Lync Server deployments that use network adapter teaming. Microsoft does not test third party vendor network adapter teaming configurations, nor does Microsoft provide troubleshooting and debugging for third party vendor teaming drivers.
Guidelines for deploying OCS and Lync Server with third party vendor network adapter teaming:
For detailed information on network adapter teaming for Office Communications Server and Lync Server visit the following Microsoft websites:
Windows Server 2012 NIC Teaming Overview
Network adapter teaming and server clustering
Microsoft support policy for NIC Teaming with Hyper-V
Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Server Hardware Platforms
Microsoft Lync Server 2010 recommended hardware
Hardware requirements for Office Communications Server 2007 R2
Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 server hardware requirements
Article ID: 2478464 - Last Review: March 24, 2013 - Revision: 1.4