70-336: Core Solutions of Lync Server 2013 eLearning


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Course Description:

The 70-336: Core Solutions of Lync Server 2013 online training course teaches IT professionals how to plan, design, deploy, configure, and administer a Microsoft Lync Server 2013 solution. The online training course emphasizes Lync Server 2013 Enterprise Unified Communications features with particular emphasis on coexisting with and migrating from legacy communication services.







Course Outline

Module 1: What’s in Lync?

Understanding the Lync 2013 Client
Understanding Lync Server 2013
Understanding the Voice Capabilities
Understanding the Unified Communications Managed API Capabilities

Module 2: Standards and Protocols

Understanding SIP’s Origins
The Session Initiation Protocol in Depth

Module 3: Security

Securing External Access
Understanding Core Security
Providing Security Administratively

Module 4: Clients

Lync User Clients
Client Configuration
Discovery and Connection
Persistent Chat Client
Lync Conferencing Clients
Legacy Clients

Module 5: Planning Your Deployment

Capturing the Requirements
Using the Capacity Planning Toolset
Using Topology Builder
Installation Prerequisites

Module 6: Installation

Getting Up and Running with Standard Edition
Post-Deployment Tasks
Configuring External Access
Enterprise Deployments

Module 7: Migration and Upgrades

Understanding Migration
Considering Client Pain Points
Migrating to Lync

Module 8: Introduction to PowerShell, the Lync Management Shell, and Regular Expressions

Why Use PowerShell?
Understanding Command Syntax
Managing Output
Running Scripts
Regular Expressions

Module 9: Role-Based Access Control

RBAC Overview
Understanding Lync’s Standard Roles
Creating New Roles
Manipulating Roles

Module 10: User Administration

User Configuration Basics
Understanding Lync Policies
Manipulating Policies
Choosing the Right Policy for the Job

Module 11: Archiving and Monitoring

Deploying the Architecture for Archiving and Monitoring
Interpreting the Monitoring Server Reports
Service Monitoring with the Management Pack

Module 12: Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting Basics
Introducing Tracing
Other Troubleshooting Options

Skills Learned

Describe the overall server and client Lync Server 2013 architecture.
Describe Lync Server 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 Server 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 SIP commands and analyze 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 Server 2013.

Who Should Attend This Course

This online training 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.


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


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