Hardware, software, and technical prerequisites (Lync Server 2013 Persistent Chat SDK)

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Learn about the Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Persistent Chat SDK hardware, software, and technical requirements.

Last modified: August 16, 2013

Applies to: Lync 2013 | Lync Server 2013

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Hardware requirements
Software requirements
Other technical requirements

Building and running client-side Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Persistent Chat API applications require the following hardware components:

  • Any computers running Windows 7, 64-bit or 32 bit edition

  • Any computers running Windows Server 2008 R2, 64-bit or 32-bit edition

Building and running server-side, including bot-like, Lync Server 2013 Persistent Chat API applications require the following Windows computers:

  • Any computers running Windows Server 2008 R2, 64-bit edition

Building and running the Lync Server 2013 Persistent Chat API applications require the following software components:

  • Microsoft Lync Server 2013

  • Microsoft Lync Server 2013, Core Components

  • Microsoft Unified Communications Managed API 4.0 Runtime

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5

The sample code and applications presented in the SDK also uses Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 development system. By default, it should be installed in the "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 10.0" directory on a 64-bit Windows computer.

Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 or Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 can be used to develop Lync Server 2013 Persistent Chat API applications.

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