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Core Solutions of Microsoft Lync Server 2013


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Expertise Level: Expert
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$2995.00
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$2795.00
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Overview

In this course, you will learn how to plan, design, deploy, configure, and administer a Microsoft Lync Server 2013 solution. The course focuses on Lync Server 2013 Enterprise Unified Communications features with particular emphasis on coexisting with and migrating from legacy communication services. Through hands-on labs, you will create a solution that includes IM and Presence, conferencing, and persistent chat.

This course incorporates materials from the Official Microsoft Learning Product M20336: Core Solutions of Microsoft Lync Server 2013 and can assist you in preparation for Exam 70-336: Core Solutions of Microsoft Lync Server 2013.

Overall server and client Lync Server 2013 architecture
Lync 2013 features and user scenarios
Lync Server deployment process
Components of a Lync Server 2013 design
Plan for Microsoft Solutions Framework for Lync 2013
Plan infrastructure requirements for Lync Server 2013
Use the Lync Server 2013 planning tool
Use Topology Builder
Plan for site topology
Design a site topology
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Course Outline

1. Architecture and Design Approach for Microsoft Lync Server 2013

  • Lync Server 2013 Architecture
  • Lync Server 2013 Core Capabilities
  • Lync Server 2013 Design Process
  • Assessing Infrastructure Requirements and Updating the Design
  • Planning for all Microsoft Solutions Framework Phases

2. Designing a Lync Server 2013 Topology

  • Planning Infrastructure Requirements for Lync Server 2013
  • Using the Lync Server 2013 Planning Tool
  • Using Topology Builder
  • Planning the Server Infrastructure
  • Designing Documentation Using Microsoft Office

3. Configuring Users and Rights in Microsoft Lync Server 2013

  • Managing Lync Server 2013
  • Role-Based Access Control

4. Client and Device Deployment and Management

  • Preparing for Client Deployment
  • Deploying and Managing Lync 2013 Clients
  • Preparing for Device Deployment
  • Deploying and Managing IP Phones

5. Conferencing in Lync Server 2013

  • Designing for Audio\Video and Web Conferencing
  • Dial-In Conferencing in Lync Server 2013
  • Managing and Administering Conferencing
  • Managing and Administering Dial-In Conferencing in Lync Server 2013

6. Designing and Deploying External Access

  • Conferencing and External Capabilities of Lync Server 2013
  • Planning for IM and Presence Federation
  • Designing Edge Services

7. Deploying Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Persistent Chat

  • Lync Server 2013 Persistent Chat Architecture
  • Design Lync Server 2013 Persistent Chat
  • Deploy and Configure Lync Server 2013 Persistent Chat

8. Monitoring and Archiving

  • Archiving Service
  • Monitoring Service
  • Configuring Archiving and Monitoring

9. Administrating and Maintaining Lync Server 2013

  • Lync Server 2013 Troubleshooting Tools
  • Lync Server 2013 Operational Tasks
  • Developing Lync Server 2013 Troubleshooting Techniques
  • Analyzing Lync Server 2013 Logs and Traces

10. High Availability in Lync Server 2013

  • High Availability in Lync Server 2013
  • Configuring High Availability in Lync Server 2013
  • Planning for Load Balancing
  • Designing Load Balancing

11. Disaster Recovery in Lync Server 2013

  • Disaster Recovery in Lync Server 2013
  • Tools for Backing up and Restoring Lync Server 2013
  • Critical Lync Server 2013 Data to Back Up and Restore
  • Critical Lync Server 2013 Data to Export and Import
  • Designing Branch Site Resiliency

12. Planning a Migration to Lync Server 2013

  • Coexistence and Migration
  • Migration Steps
  • Planning for Clients and Devices
  • Designing a Client Migration and Device Migration Strategy

 

Labs

Lab 1: Prepare the Environment and Deploying a Lync Server 2013 Pool

  • Prepare for Lync Server 2013
  • Configure a Lync Server 2013 Topology
  • Publish the Topology
  • Configure Domain Name Server (DNS)
  • Deploy the Front End Server Role
  • Configure Exchange UM and Enabling Users

Lab 2: Configure Disaster Recovery in Lync Server 2013

  • Configure Pool Pairing
  • Experience a Pool Failure or Outage

Lab 3: Configure High Availability in Lync Server 2013

  • Configure Database Mirroring
  • Experience a Scheduled SQL Server Outage
  • Experience an Unscheduled SQL Server Outage

Lab 4: Administer and Maintain Lync Server 2013

  • Review Lync Server 2013 Administration Tools
  • Review Lync Server 2013 Maintenance/Operational Tasks
  • Enable Centralized Logging Service

Lab 5: Configure and Use Archiving and Monitoring in Lync Server 2013

  • Configure Lync Archiving to Exchange 2013
  • Configure the Monitoring Server Role and the Lync Server Monitoring Reports
  • Explore the Lync Server Monitoring Reports

Lab 6: Deploy Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Persistent Chat Server

  • Define a Persistent Chat Topology
  • Install Persistent Chat and Compliance Service
  • Configure and Use Persistent Chat Rooms

Lab 7: Design and Deploy for Conferencing and External Scenarios

  • Review the Business or Technical Requirements
  • Define the Edge Server in the Topology
  • Deploy Edge Server and Configuring Remote Access
  • Validate the Edge Server

Lab 8: Conferencing in Microsoft Lync Server 2013

  • Deploy Lync Server 2013 Conferencing
  • Install Office Web App Server
  • Configure Dial-In Conferencing
  • Configure Conferencing Policies
  • Experience Lync Server 2013 Conferencing

Lab 9: Client and Device Management

  • Create Users
  • Create and Assign Client Policies
  • Create and Assign Device Policies
  • Configure a Device Update
  • Create and Assign Mobile Device Policies

Lab 10: Configure Users and Rights in Lync Server 2013

  • Use the Lync Server Control Panel
  • Use the Lync Server Management Shell
  • Configure Role-Based Access Control
Who should attend

IT consultants and telecommunications consulting professionals who design, plan, deploy, and maintain solutions for unified communications (UC).

Pre-Requisites
  • Ability to translate business requirements into technical architecture and design for a UC solution
  • Experience managing software in a Windows 2008 R2 enterprise server or Windows Server 2012 environment
  • Experience managing an application remotely using Windows PowerShell 3.0
  • Familiarity with managing and configuring databases
  • Knowledge of Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)

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