Core Solutions of Microsoft Lync Server 2013

This instructor-led course teaches IT Professionals how to plan, design, deploy, configure and administer a Microsoft Lync Server 2013 solution. The course emphasises Lync Server 2013 Enterprise Unified Communications features with particular emphasis on coexisting with and migrating from legacy communication services. The labs in this course create a solution that includes IM and Presence, Conferencing and Persistent Chat.

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the overall server and client Lync Server 2013 Architecture
  • Describe Lync 2013 features and user scenarios
  • Describe the Lync Server deployment process
  • Describe the 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
  • Plan the Server Infrastructure
  • Design Documentation Using Microsoft Office
  • Use Lync Server 2013 management interfaces
  • Configure Role-Based Access Control
  • Prepare for client deployment
  • Deploy and manage clients
  • Prepare for device deployment
  • Deploy and manage Internet Protocol (IP) phones
  • Describe conferencing in Lync Server 2013
  • Describe dial-in conferencing in Lync Server 2013
  • Manage and administer dial-in conferencing in Lync Server 2013
  • Describe the conferencing capabilities of Lync Server 2013
  • Design audio and video for web conferencing
  • Plan for instant message and presence Federation
  • Design Edge services
  • Describe the features and concepts for Persistent Chat in Lync Server 2013
  • Design Lync Server 2013 to include Persistent Chat
  • Deploy and configure Persistent chat in Lync Server 2013
  • Describe the Archiving service
  • Describe the Monitoring service
  • Configure the Archiving and Monitoring services
  • Describe and use the Lync Server 2013 troubleshooting tools
  • Describe the required daily, weekly and monthly maintenance tasks
  • Describe the fundamental troubleshooting approach to Lync Server 2013 Issues
  • Use Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) commands and analyse SIP logs
  • Describe high availability in Lync Server 2013
  • Configure High Availability features in Lync Server 2013
  • Plan for load balancing in Lync Server 2013
  • Design load balancing in Lync Server 2013
  • Describe the high availability options in Lync Server 2013
  • Describe the tools for backing up and restoring Lync Server 2013 Data
  • Backup and restore critical Lync Server 2013 Data
  • Export and import critical Lync Server 2013 Data
  • Describe design considerations for branch site scenarios
  • Describe the migration process
  • Describe migration and coexistence topologies
  • Plan for client and device migration
  • Design a software deployment strategy for Lync 2013

This course is intended for IT Consultants and Telecommunications Consulting Professionals who design, plan, deploy and maintain solutions for Unified Communications (UC). Candidates should be able to translate business requirements into technical architecture and design for a UC solution.

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • 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
  • An introduction to Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)

All our public scheduled training courses offer delegates the following facilities which are all included at no extra cost: 

  • Mini Continental Breakfast, with a choice of Croissants, Pastries, Cereals, Juices, and of course Tea and Coffee
  • Buffet Lunch
  • A Selection of Soft Beverages are available throughout the Training Day
  • Full Course Manual (Official Curriculum Courseware for Technical Courses where Designated)
  • Course Exercise Files on CD\DVD or Online
  • Course Stationery Pack (Pen, Pencil and Paper)
  • Course Certificate (Vendor Accredited where Designated)
  • FREE Internet Access during your visit (Wi-Fi as Available)

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Course Details:

Duration: 5 Days
Delivery: Instructor led
Type: Course
Setting: Classroom
Language: English
Audience: IT Professionals
Code: MS20336
Exam: -
Level: 300

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