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MS-20336 - 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 emphasizes 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. This course helps the student prepare for Exam 70-336.

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Prerequisites


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

Detailed Class Syllabus


Module 1: Architecture and design approach for Microsoft Lync Server 2013


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

Module 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

Module 3: Configuring Users and Rights in Microsoft Lync Server 2013


Managing Lync Server 2013
Introduction to Role Based Access Control

Module 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

Module 5: Conferencing in Lync Server 2013


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

Module 6: Designing and Deploying External Access


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

Module 7: Deploying Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Persistent Chat


Overview Lync Server 2013 Persistent Chat architecture
Design Lync Server 2013 Persistent Chat
Deploy and Configure Lync Server 2013 Persistent Chat

Module 8: Monitoring and Archiving


The Archiving Service
The Monitoring Service
Configuring Archiving and Monitoring

Module 9: Administrating and Maintenance of Lync Server 2013


Introduction to Lync Server 2013 troubleshooting tools
Understanding Lync Server 2013 Operational Tasks
Developing Lync Server 2013 Troubleshooting Techniques

Module 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

Module 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

Module 12: Planning a Migration to Lync Server 2013


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