Configuring TMG for accessing Office 365 Lync

I encountered some issues accessing Lync in O365.  I ran the connectivity test (at: and noticed that even though I created an “Allow outbound” rule through TMG, the tests were failing.  So, I went through the TMG config and opened up the ports identified by the test.   See attached pdf for TMG config steps. 2012-10-25-lync-tmg-config.pdf


Lync 2013 on a Mac

I have been working with alot of customers with Mac’s.   They have been asking me how does Lync 2013 work on a Mac.   Microsoft has Lync 2011 client for a Mac. Today, I ran some tests with the Lync 2011 for Mac connecting to a Lync 2013 server.  Also, I tested the new Lync 2013…