Course Code: 5622

20334 Core Solutions of Microsoft Skype for Business 2015/2019

Class Dates:
11/29/2021
Length:
5 Days
Cost:
$2495.00
Class Time:
Technology:
Server
Delivery:
Instructor-Led Training, Virtual Instructor-Led Training

Overview

  • Course Overview
  • This course teaches IT professionals how to plan, deploy, configure, and administer a Microsoft Skype for Business 2015 solution. Students will learn how to deploy a multi-site and highly available Skype for Business infrastructure that supports instant messaging, conferencing, persistent chat, archiving, and monitoring. Students will also learn 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 Skype for Business Online as well as how to migrate from previous versions of Lync Server. This course helps the student prepare for Exam 70-334.
  • Audience
  • The primary audience for this course is information technology (IT) professionals who are responsible for the Skype for Business deployment in their organizations. Experience with previous versions is beneficial but not required for students taking this course. Students should be proficient with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), data networks, and telecommunications standards and components that support the configuration of Skype for Business. Students should also be familiar with Microsoft Exchange Server and Microsoft 365.

    The secondary audience for this course includes IT professionals who are planning to take the exam 70- 334: Core Solutions of Skype for Business 2015 as a stand-alone exam or as part of the requirement for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Communications certification exam.

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

Course Details

  • 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
  • Lab : Designing and publishing a Skype for Business server topology
  • Designing and creating the topology
  • Updating the topology for the New York site
  • 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
  • Lab : Configuring DNS and Simple URLs for Skype for Business Server
  • Configuring the Required DNS Records and Simple URLs for Skype for Business Server
  • Lab : Deploying Skype for Business Server
  • Installing and Configuring Skype for Business Server
  • Installing Skype for Business Server Certificates
  • Updating Skype for Business Server
  • Module 3: Administering Skype for Business Server
  • Skype for Business Control Panel
  • Skype for Business Management Shell
  • Scripting in the Skype for Business Shell
  • Implementing Role Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Using the Test Cmdlets
  • Tools for Troubleshooting Skype for Business 2015
  • Lab: Using Administrative Tools to Manage Skype for Business Server
  • Installing the Skype for Business Control Panel on Windows 10 Client
  • Using the Skype for Business Control Panel
  • Using the Skype for Business Management Shell
  • Lab: Using Tools to Troubleshoot Skype for Business Server
  • Using Command Shell Cmdlets to Create an RBAC Structure, Using the Centralized Logging Service,Performing a Network Capture by Using Message Analyzer
  • Module 4: Configuring Users and Clients in Skype for Business 2015
  • Configuring Users
  • Deploying Skype for Business Clients
  • The Registration, Sign-In, and Authentication Processes
  • Configuring Skype for Business Client Policies
  • Managing the Skype for Business Address Book
  • Lab: Configuring Users and Clients in Skype for Business
  • Enabling Users for Skype for Business Using the Management Shell
  • Troubleshooting a User Sign-In Issue
  • Lab: Configuring Policies and the Address Book in Skype for Business
  • Configuring Client Policies
  • Configuring the 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
  • Lab : Installing and Configuring Office Online Server
  • Installing Office Online Server
  • Lab : Configuring Conferencing in Skype for Business Server
  • Configuring, Assigning, and Validating Conferencing Policies
  • 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 Microsoft Teams Rooms
  • Configuring Large Meetings and Skype Meeting Broadcasts
  • Lab : Implementing and Troubleshooting Conferencing Policies
  • Creating and Editing Conferencing Policies
  • Troubleshooting Conferencing Policies
  • Lab : Configuring Additional Conferencing Modalities
  • Deploying Dial-In Conferencing
  • Deploying Microsoft Teams Rooms with Skpe for Buisness Server
  • 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
  • Lab: Implementing Monitoring
  • Enabling Monitoring Reports
  • Lab: Implementing Archiving
  • Experiencing Archiving of an IM Session to Exchange
  • 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
  • Designing Federation in Skype for Business
  • Lab: Designing and Implementing External User Access
  • Defining the Edge Server in the Topology
  • Installing and Configuring the Edge Server
  • Lab: Installing the Components for External Users
  • Installing and Configuring Reverse Proxy
  • Validate External Messaging
  • Module 9: Implementing Persistent Chat in Skype for Business
  • Connecting to the PSTN
  • Configuring Enterprise Voice
  • Configuring Voice Routing
  • Assigning Phone Numbers
  • Configuring Voicemail
  • Voice Applications
  • Lab : Deploying and Configuring Enterprise Voice
  • Deploying Enterprise Voice
  • Configuring Dial Plans
  • Configuring a Voice Route, Voice Policy, PSTN Usage, and Trunk Configuration
  • Assigning User Dial Plans and Policies
  • 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
  • Preparing for the Lab
  • Lab : Implementing High Availability
  • Managing Front End Pools
  • Configuring Hardware Load Balancing
  • Module 11: Implementing Disaster Recovery in Skype for Business
  • Disaster Recovery in Skype for Business
  • Implementing Front End Pool Pairing
  • Additional Disaster Recovery Options in Skype for Business Server
  • Lab : Implementing and Performing Disaster Recovery
  • Configuring Pool Pairing
  • Perform Pool Failover and Failback
  • 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
  • Lab : Designing a Hybrid Skype for Business Server Environment
  • Designing the Hybrid Skype for Business Deployment
  • Module 13: Planning and Implementing a Migration to Skype for Business Server or Microsoft Teams
  • Overview of Upgrade and Migration Paths
  • Migrating to Skype for Business Server 2019
  • Migrating to Microsoft Teams
  • In-Place Upgrade to Skype for Business Server 2015
  • Lab : Performing a Side-by-Side Migration of Lync Server 2013 to Skype for Business Server 2019
  • Prepare Migration and Deploy Pilot Pool
  • Move Pilot Users
  • Lab : Performing an In-Place Upgrade of Lync Server 2013 to Skype for Business Server 2015
  • Installing Skype for Business Administrative Tools
  • Performing In-Place Upgrade from Lync Server 2013 to Skype for Business Server 2015