MS-20334 - Core Solutions of Microsoft Skype for Business 2015/2019

This course teaches IT professionals how to plan, deploy, configure, and administer a Microsoft Skype for Business solution. This course covers how to deploy a multi-site and highly available Skype for Business infrastructure that supports instant messaging (IM), conferencing, enterprise voice, archiving, and monitoring. This course familiarizes students with how to manage, maintain, and troubleshoot issues in the infrastructure. This course focuses primarily on the on-premises deployment of Skype for Business but does include information on how to integrate the on-premises deployment with Microsoft Teams or Skype for Business Online as well as how to migrate from previous versions of Skype for Business Server. This course helps the students prepare for Exam 70-334.

This course teaches IT professionals how to plan, deploy, configure, and administer a Microsoft Skype for Business solution. This course covers how to deploy a multi-site and highly available Skype for Business infrastructure that supports instant messaging (IM), conferencing, enterprise voice, archiving, and monitoring. This course familiarizes students with how to manage, maintain, and troubleshoot issues in the infrastructure. This course focuses primarily on the on-premises deployment of Skype for Business but does include information on how to integrate the on-premises deployment with Microsoft Teams or Skype for Business Online as well as how to migrate from previous versions of Skype for Business Server. This course helps the students prepare for Exam 70-334.

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Prerequisites


In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:
  • Minimum of two years of experience administering Windows Server, including Windows Server 2016 or Windows Server 2019
  • Minimum of two years of experience working with AD DS
  • Minimum of two years of experience working with name resolution, including Domain Name System (DNS)
  • Experience working with certificates, including public key infrastructure (PKI) certificates
  • Experience working with Windows PowerShell
  • Understanding of data networks and telecommunications standards and components

Detailed Class Syllabus


Module 1: Design and architecture of Skype for Business Server


Overview of Skype for Business components and features
Introduction to the Skype for Business administrative tools

Module 2: Installing and Implementing Skype for Business Server


Server and Service Dependencies
Planning SIP Domains
Installing Skype for Business Server
Integrating Skype for Business Server with Exchange Server and SharePoint Server

Module 3: Administering Skype for Business Server


Skype for Business Server Control Panel
Skype for Business Server Management Shell
Implementing Role-Based Access Control
Using Test Cmdlets
Tools for Troubleshooting Skype for Business

Module 4: Configuring Users and Clients in Skype for Business


Configuring Users
Deploying the Skype for Business Client
The Registration, Sign-In, and Authentication Processes
Configuring Skype for Business Client Policies
Managing the Skype for Business Address Book

Module 5: Configuring and Implementing Conferencing in Skype for Business


Introduction to Conferencing in Skype for Business
Integrating Skype for Business Server and Office Online Server
Bandwidth Planning
Configuring Conferencing Settings

Module 6: Implementing Additional Conferencing Options in Skype for Business Server


Overview of the Conferencing Life Cycle
Designing and Configuring Audio/Video and Web Conferencing Policies
Deploying Dial-in Conferencing
Configuring Miccrosoft Teams Rooms
Configuring Large Meetings and Skype Meeting Broadcasts

Module 7: Designing and Implementing Monitoring and Archiving in Skype for Business


Components of the Monitoring Service
Implementing Archiving
Designing an Archiving Policy
Implementing an Archiving Policy

Module 8: Deploying Skype for Business External Access


External Access Overview
Configuring External Access Policies and Security
Configuring External Access Network and Certificates
Configuring Reverse Proxy
Designing Mobility in Skype for Business Server
Designing Federation in Skype for Business Server

Module 9: Implementing Enterprise Voice in Skype for Business Server


Connecting to the PSTN
Configuring Enterprise Voice
Configuring Voice Routing
Assigning Phone Numbers
Configuring Voicemail
Voice Applications

Module 10: Implementing High Availability in Skype for Business


Planning for Front End Pool High Availability
Planning for Back End Server High Availability
High Availability for Other Component Servers
Lab : Pre-Lab Configuration

Module 11: Implementing Disaster Recovery in Skype for Business


Disaster Recovery Options in Skype for Business Server
Implementing Disaster Recovery in Skype for Business Server
Additional Disaster Recovery Options in Skype for Business Server

Module 12: Implementing a Skype for Business Server and Office 365 Hybrid Deployment


Overview of Office 365
Preparing for a Hybrid Deployment
Configuring a Hybrid Skype for Business Environment