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DNS Records Required for Skype for Business

NOTE: These instructions are NOT for Office 365.

DNS entries are required for automatic configuration of the Skype for Business client to work. Please contact your DNS provider (usually the company where you purchased/registered your domain name) and ask how to edit or create SRV and other DNS records.

 

Create an SRV (Service Location) record for service _sip, protocol _tls on port 5061 that points to host lyncsip.mgcld.com

You can test the entry by opening a command prompt on a Windows PC and typing:

nslookup -type=srv _sip._tls.growingmoss.org

The output should look like this:

 

 

Next a record is added for future federation support:

Create an SRV (Service Location) record for service _sipfederationtls, protocol _tcp on port 5061 that points to host lyncsip.mgcld.com

 

The next entry is to support mobile clients and should be done regardless to ensure future support.

CNAME LyncDiscover.yourdomain.com pointing to pool.mgcld.com

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