What is Skype For Business Edge Role ?
Typical Skype for Business VoIP environments often include a Skype For Business Edge Role.
It is necessary if you need external users who are not logged into your organizations internal network to be able to interact with internal users. This role would be vital if you want the services provided by Skype for Business Server to be used by people who are outside your internal network.
This role is vital for communicating with:
- Remote Users
- Federated Users
- Mobile Users
- Anonymous users
Users will be able to enjoy the services that are hosted by your Skype for Business Server deployment such as IM, presence, audio/video conferencing or web conferencing.
Skype For Business Edge Role monitoring
The ServicePilot Skype For Business Edge Role package collects Edge Role server or pool statistics.
This package automatically configures the ServicePilot Agent to collect statistics from Skype For Business Edge Role using WMI. The statistics gathered in this way include:
- Active Relay Sessions
- DataProxy Server Connections...
How to install a skype-for-business-edge-role resource?
- Use your ServicePilot OnPremise installation or a SaaS account.
- Add a new skype-for-business-edge-role resource via the web interface (
/prmresources) or via API (
/prmpackagespage), the default ServicePilot agent or another agent will be provisioned automatically.
Details of the skype-for-business-edge-role package are located in the
/prmpackagespage of the software.
ServicePilot enables you to deliver IT services faster and more securely with automated discovery and advanced monitoring features.
By correlating the technology SKYPE EDGE ROLE with APM and infrastructure monitoring, ServicePilot is able to provide a more comprehensive view of an organization's IT environment.
This allows IT teams to quickly identify and diagnose issues that may be impacting application performance, and take corrective action before end-users are affected.