MS-10534 - Planning and Designing a Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Solution

This five-day instructor-led course teaches how to plan and design a Microsoft Lync Server 2010 solution to IT professionals. The course emphasizes Voice features in Lync 2010 from a deployment perspective. In this course, students learn how to plan and design a Lync Server 2010 system. The labs in this course utilize the Lync Server 2010 Planning Workbook and Planning Tool. This course helps the student prepare for Exam 70-665.

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The students should have experience in core Lync Server 2010 technology with specialist skills in:
  • Features and architecture
  • Dial plans
  • External User Access and Federation
  • Security
  • High Availability
  • Load Balancing
  • Resiliency
  • Capacity
  • Bandwidth management
  • Central and Branch Office Sites
  • Enterprise Voice

-Call Management
-Audio/Web/Dial-in Conferencing
-Topology options including services, server roles, colocation and geographical placement
Apart from this, students should have knowledge on Windows Server Active Directory deployment and should have attended the TS level Course 10533A: Configuring and Managing Microsoft Lync Server 2010 or possess equivalent experience or skills.

Detailed Class Syllabus

Module 1: Overview of the Lync Server 2010 Design Process

Overview of Lync Server 2010 Architecture
Overview of Lync Server 2010 Core Capabilities
Introduction to the Lync Server 2010 Design Process
Assessing Infrastructure Requirements and Updating Design
Planning for all Microsoft Solutions Framework Phases

Module 2: Designing a Lync Server 2010 Topology

Planning Infrastructure Requirements for Lync Server 2010
Using the Lync Server 2010 Planning Tool
Using Topology Builder
Planning for Site Topology
Designing the Site Topology
Planning the Server Infrastructure
Design Documentation Using Microsoft Office

Module 3: Designing for Conferencing and External Scenarios

Conferencing and External Capabilities of Lync Server 2010
Designing for Dial-In Conferencing
Designing for Audio/Video and Web Conferencing
Planning for IM and Presence Federation
Designing Edge Services
Planning for DNS implementation
Planning for PKI Implementation

Module 4: Planning and Designing Load Balancing

Planning for Load Balancing
Designing Load Balancing

Module 5: Designing a Mediation Server Topology

Designing Mediation Server
Designing Media Bypass

Module 6: Designing Voice Infrastructure

Introduction to Lync Server 2010 Voice Architecture
Lync Server 2010 Telephony Interoperability Options
Defining Number Manipulation
Defining Voice Policies
Designing a Voice Routing Solution
Address Book Service in Lync Server 2010

Module 7: Creating a Network Design for Lync Server 2010

Planning for Media Requirements
Planning for Bandwidth Based on Usage
Planning for Call Admission Control
Designing Call Admission Control

Module 8: Designing Response Group Services

Overview of the Response Group Services
Planning for Response Group Services
Designing Response Group Services

Module 9: Designing Location Services in Lync Server 2010

Planning for Location Services
Designing Location Services

Module 10: Designing Exchange Server Unified Messaging Integration with Lync Server 2010

Overview of Exchange Server 2010 Unified Messaging
Planning a Voice Mail Solution for Lync Server 2010
Designing a Voice Mail Solution for Lync Server 2010

Module 11: Designing Resiliency

Planning Site Resiliency
Designing Site Resiliency
Designing System Monitoring

Module 12: Designing Backup and Disaster Recovery

Designing a Backup and Restore Strategy
Lync Server 2010 Backup and Recovery Considerations

Module 13: Designing Monitoring and Archiving

Designing Monitoring Server Topology
Designing Archiving Server Topology

Module 14: Planning a Migration to Lync Server 2010

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