Lync CMS technical diagram

If you ever had problem understanding and just remembering how Lync Central Management Store (CMS) replication works and how certain Lync components interact with the master or local copy of the CMS database, here you can find a simple technical diagram to show the links between the processes and components on a single picture. You might need still to study the process, but the diagram should give you a big help understanding it.

Lync CMS replication (PDF)

Lync CMS replication