Microsoft Course 10533 - Deploying, Configuring, and Administering Microsoft Lync Server 2010 — A 5 day course

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Synopsis

The Microsoft M10533 five-day instructor-led course teaches IT professionals how to deploy, configure, and administer a Microsoft Lync Server 2010 solution.

The course emphasizes Lync Server 2010 Enterprise Voice features from a deployment and configuration perspective.

The labs in this course build on each other to create a solution that includes IM and Presence, Conferencing, and Enterprise Voice.

This course helps the student prepare for Exam 70-664.

Objectives

After completing the Microsoft M10533 course, students will be able to:

Suitable For

The Microsoft MS10533 course is intended for IT professionals and telecommunications professionals who want to learn how to install, configure, manage and maintain a Microsoft Lync Server 2010 environment.

These professionals should have at least 3 years experience working with unified communications software, including knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2.

Prerequisites

In addition to their professional experience, students who attend the Microsoft 10533 course should have an understanding of the following telecommunications concepts:

The difference between TDM and VoIP

Gatewaysand PBX

Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)

Codecs

Dialing plans

Students should also understand the following general concepts:

Networking fundamentals, including TCP/IP/UDP, DNS

Active Directory principles and management

Windows Server 2008 fundamentals

Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)

Exchange Messaging concepts

PowerShell basics

SQL Server concepts and operation

Examination

This course helps the student prepare for Exam 70-664 PRO: Microsoft Lync Server 2010, Administrator

Publicly scheduled dates, locations, and prices

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Contents

Features and Architecture of Microsoft Lync Server 2010

This module introduces the architecture and topology of Lync Server 2010. It also explains a high-level overview of Lync Server 2010 features and capabilities, including enhanced social networking capabilities, and the improved administrative experience provided by the Central Management Store and the Lync Server Control Panel. Additionally, it provides an overview of the new Topology Builder tool.

Deploying Microsoft Lync Server 2010

This module introduces the planning and implementation tasks necessary deploying Microsoft LyncServer 2010 Enterprise Edition. It also explains the Lync Server 2010 infrastructure requirements, the topology design and publishing process, as well as the steps required to prepare Microsoft Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), deploy a Front End server and pool, and prepare for the deployment of the remaining server roles.

Lab : Preparing the Environment and Deploying a Lync Server 2010 Pool

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Configuring Users and Rights in Microsoft Lync Server 2010

This module explains how to configure and manage users in Lync Server2010. It describes the configuration management options in Lync Server 2010, including the LyncServer Control Panel and the Lync Server Management Shell. It also covers the basic syntax for working in Microsoft Windows Power Shell. Additionally, it describes the Role Based Access Control (RBAC) administrative model in Lync Server 2010, and highlights the predefined roles and the process to create new custom roles.

Lab : Configuring Users and Rights

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Client and Device Deployment and Management

This module explains how to effectively manage desktop clients and devices in a Microsoft Lync Server 2010 environment. It describes how to create and define client and user policies in Lync Server 2010, as well as new procedures for deploying clients and devices.

Lab : Client and Device Management

After completing this module, students will be able to:

External User Access

This module explains how to support external access in a Microsoft Lync Server 2010 deployment. It describes the features and functionality of the Edge Server that support user communication and collaboration with external users, and internal user access to public IM services. Additionally it explains how to configure network routing for the Edge Server, obtain and install certificates, and create and modify Access Edge Policies for federated, remote, and public scenarios.

Lab : Deploying External User Access

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Configuring Basic Enterprise Voice Functionality

This module provides an overview of the major components, features and topology requirements of Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Enterprise Voice. It explains the capabilities and components that are new or enhanced in Lync Server 2010. It also describes how to prepare, configure, and deploy basic Enterprise Voice functionality.

Lab : Configuring Basic Enterprise Voice Functionality

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Extending Enterprise Voice Functionality

This module explains how to configure policies, routes, and usage records. It also describes how to implement the call park and unassigned number features.

Lab : Implementing Enterprise Voice

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP1 Unified Messaging (UM) Integration

This module describes the prerequisites for integrating Exchange Server 2010 UM with Lync Server 2010. It also explains how to create and configure a UM dial plan. Additionally, it covers how to use the tools and services needed to integrate Exchange Server 2010 UM with Lync Server 2010. Finally it explains how to enable a user for UM integration with Lync Server 2010.

Lab : Integrating Exchange Server 2010 SP1 Unified Messaging with Lync Server 2010

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Implementing Response Groups

This module introduces the Response Group Service and the changes that have been implemented with Microsoft Lync Server 2010. It describes RGS components, including queues, agent groups, workflows, and interactive workflows. It also explains how to use tools such as Lync Server Control Panel, Lync Server Management Shell, and Response Group Configuration Tool to manage workflows.

Lab : Configuring the Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Response Group Service

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Conferencing in Microsoft Lync Server 2010

This module introduces conferencing in Lync Server 2010. It also explains dial-in conferencing in Lync Server 2010 and how to manage and administer conferencing policies.

Lab : Conferencing Configuration and Deployment

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Monitoring and Archiving

This module describes the features and configuration of the Monitoring and Archiving services. It also explains how to interpret the Quality of Experience (QoE) reports and use this information to better manage and deliver a high-quality user experience for Microsoft Lync Server 2010.

Lab : Configuring and Using Archiving and Monitoring in Lync Server 2010

After completing this module, students will be able to:

High Availability and Disaster Recovery in Microsoft Lync Server 2010

This module explains the requirements for high availability as well as the requirements for the Domain Name System (DNS) load balancing feature. It also describes the tools and methods for successfully backing up and restoring a Lync Server 2010 environment. Additionally, it explains how to backup and restore and export and import critical Lync Server 2010 data.

Lab : Preparing for and Recovering from a Disaster

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Call Admission Control

This module introduces Call Admission Control (CAC) in Lync Server 2010 and describes the various components. It explains how to deploy and use CAC bandwidth management to help prioritize and control allocation of network resources to real-time communications sessions.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Deploying and Configuring Enhanced 9-1-1

This module introduces Location Information Server (LIS), which builds on Enhanced 9-1-1, technology to provide location information to users of a network. It explains how to deploy and configureLIS for use with or without Enhanced 9-1-1.

Lab : Configuring the Lync Server 2010 Location Information Service for E9-1-1 Calling

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Voice Resiliency Features of Lync Server 2010

This module describes the voice resiliency features of Lync Server 2010. It explains how voice resiliency is used to provide continuous Enterprise Voice service so that users can continue making and receiving calls, even if the central site or the WAN link from a branch to its central site becomes unavailable. It also explores multiple failure scenarios such as central site failover, branch site failover, and WAN failover.

Lab : Implementing Voice Resiliency in Lync Server 2010

After completing this module, students will be able to: