After a fresh install of Lync 2013 Standard Edition onto a Windows 2012 server, and its been running for about 2 weeks I may add...I came across the following issue
IssueAfter a reboot of the Lync Standard Edition Server I found that the Lync Server Front End Server (RTCSRV) wouldn't start. It just sat there on "Starting"
Further SymptomsEvent ID 32174
Interestingly the Event ID reports that resetting the Quorum is a potential solution, not true in my case.
Event ID 32178
There were many other Events triggered by the inability of numerous processes being able to connect etc etc