Lync Server 2010 Stress and Performance Tools (LSS) Now Available for Download

Lync Server 2010 Stress and Performance Tools (LSS) can be used to prepare, define and validate performance targets of user scenarios offered by on-premise Lync Server 2010 deployment. LSS includes multiple modules and can simulate simultaneous users on one or more Lync Servers. More detailed information can be found in the documentation provided within the […]

Lync Server 2010 Stress and Performance Tools (LSS) can be used to prepare, define and validate performance targets of user scenarios offered by on-premise Lync Server 2010 deployment. LSS includes multiple modules and can simulate simultaneous users on one or more Lync Servers. More detailed information can be found in the documentation provided within the installation package.

LSS is capable of simulating user load of the following types:

  • Instant messaging (IM) and presence
  • Audio conferencing
  • Application sharing
  • Voice over IP (VoIP), including public switched telephone network (PSTN) simulation
  • Web Access Client conferencing
  • Conferencing Attendant
  • Response Groups
  • Distribution list expansion
  • Address book download and address book query
  • E911 calls and Location Profile

LSS supports cross-pool load generation and federation through advanced configuration.

The tool doesn't simulate the following clients:

  • Microsoft Office Live Meeting 2007
  • Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2, Group Chat Console

As such, it'll not provide support for testing the following components:

  • Web conferencing
  • Group Chat Console
  • Video load for peer-to-peer calls or conferencing

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