IT TRAINING

Microsoft 10534 – Planning and Designing a Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Solution

In this course you will learn about Lync Server 2010’s voice features from a deployment perspective while planning and designing a Microsoft Lync Server 2010 solution.

Who needs to attend

Who needs to attend?
This course is aimed at IT professionals and telecommunications professionals who want to learn to design and plan a Lync Server 2010 solution.

what you will learn

What you will learn

Upon completion you will know how to:

  • The Lync Server 2010 design process
  • Design a Lync Server 2010 topology
  • Design for conferencing and external scenarios
  • Design for load balancing
  • Design voice infrastructure
  • Design a Mediation Server topology
  • Create a network design for Lync Server 2010
  • Design Response Group Services
  • Design for Location Services
  • Design Exchange Unified Messaging integration with Lync Server 2010
  • Design for resiliency
  • Design for backup and disaster recovery
  • Design for monitoring and archiving
  • Plan a migration to Lync Server 2010
Prerequisites

Prerequisites

Students need to 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, collocation, and geographical placement
  • Knowledge of Windows Server Active Directory deployment
  • 6272: Configuring and Managing Microsoft Lync Server 2010 (M10533) or equivalent experience or skills
Course outline

Course Outline

Module 1: Overview of the Lync Server 2010 Design ProcessThis module explains all components of Lync Server 2010 architecture. It also describes the design process for a Lync Server 2010 design.Lessons

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

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe the Lync Server 2010 architecture.
Describe the Lync Server 2010 core capabilities.
Explain the Lync Server 2010 design process.
Assess the infrastructure requirements and update the Lync Server 2010 design.
Plan for all Microsoft solutions framework phases.

Module 2: Designing a Lync Server 2010 TopologyThis module describes how to design a complete Lync Server 2010 topology including defining network sites and regions, sizing and placing server roles, and adhering to organization compliance requirements.Lessons

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

Lab : Designing a Lync Server 2010 Topology
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Plan infrastructure requirements for Lync Server 2010.
Use the Lync Server 2010 Planning Tool.
Use Topology Builder.
Plan for site topology.
Design for site topology.
Plan the server infrastructure.
Create a design documentation using Microsoft office.

Module 3: Designing for Conferencing and External ScenariosThis module describes how to plan and design for all the external scenarios including Edge Server design and the different conferencing modalities that are provided for internal and external users.Lessons

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

Lab : Designing for Conferencing and External Scenarios
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe conferencing and external capabilities of Lync Server 2010.
Design for dial-in conferencing.
Design for audio/video and web conferencing.
Plan for IM and presence federation.
Design Edge services.
Plan for DNS implementation
Plan for PKI implementation.

Module 4: Planning and Designing Load BalancingThis module explains how to create a Load Balancing Design based on the topology design that can deliver both the capacity and the failover requirements for an organization.Lessons

Planning for Load Balancing
Designing Load Balancing

Lab : Planning and Designing Load Balancing
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Plan for load balancing.
Design load balancing.

Module 5: Designing a Mediation Server TopologyThis module explains how to configure Server Virtualization by using Hyper-V. It explains the features of Hyper-V. It also describes how to configure Live Migration in Hyper-V and how to effectively use System Center Virtual Machine Manager R2.Lessons

Designing Mediation Server
Designing Media Bypass

Lab : Designing a Mediation Server Topology
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Design Mediation Server.
Design Media ByPass.

Module 6: Designing Voice InfrastructureThis module explains how to design a Voice infrastructure that meets the needs of the organization and integrates with or replaces an existing Voice Platform.Lessons

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

Lab : Designing Voice Infrastructure
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe the Lync Server 2010 architecture.
Explain Lync Server 2010 Telephony Interoperability options
Define number manipulations.
Define voice policies
Design a Voice Routing solution
Explain Address Book Service in Lync Server 2010

Module 7: Creating a Network Design for Lync Server 2010This module explains how to calculate the expected bandwidth usage, and design and implement a Call Admission Control solution.Lessons

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

Lab : Creating a Network Design for Lync Server 2010
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Plan for media requirements.
Plan for bandwidth based on usage.
Plan for Call Admission Control.
Design Call Admission Control.

Module 8: Designing Response Group ServicesThis module explains how to assess the requirements for and design Response Group Services for advanced scenarios. This module includes a review of the Response Group Services features and functionality.Lessons

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

Lab : Designing Response Group Services
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe Response Group Services.
Plan for Response Group Services.
Design Response Group Services.

Module 9: Designing Location Services in Lync Server 2010This module explains how to assess the requirements for Emergency Services and how to plan for, and design Emergency Services in Lync Server 2010. This module discusses location information from an international perspective.Lessons

Planning for Location Services
Designing Location Services

Lab : Designing Location Services in Lync Server 2010
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Plan for Location Services.
Design Location Services.

Module 10: Designing Exchange Server Unified Messaging Integration with Lync Server 2010This module explains how to evaluate the business requirements for an Exchange 2010 voice mail solution. This module describes how to design an integrated solution that includes both Exchange Server Unified Messaging and Lync Server 2010.Lessons

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

Lab : Designing Exchange Server Unified Messaging Integration with Lync Server 2010
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe Exchange Server 2010 Unified Messaging.
Plan a Voice Mail solution for Lync Server 2010.
Design a Voice Mail solution for Lync Server 2010.

Module 11: Designing ResiliencyThis module explains how to plan and design resiliency for Lync Server 2010 deployment with IM, Presence, Conferencing, and Voice.Lessons

Planning Site Resiliency
Designing Site Resiliency
Designing System Monitoring

Lab : Designing Resiliency
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Plan site resiliency.
Design site resiliency.
Design system monitoring.

Module 12: Designing Backup and Disaster RecoveryThis module explains how to design backup and disaster recovery for Lync Server 2010.Lessons

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

Lab : Designing Backup and Disaster Recovery
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Design a backup and restore strategy
Explain Lync Server 2010 backup and recovery considerations.

Module 13: Designing Monitoring and ArchivingThis module explains how to design monitoring and archiving server topologies for Lync Server 2010.Lessons

Designing Monitoring Server Topology
Designing Archiving Server Topology

Lab : Designing Monitoring and Archiving
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Design Monitoring Server topology.
Design Archiving Server topology.

Module 14: Planning a Migration to Lync Server 2010This module explains how to analyze the current infrastructure and plan a Lync Server 2010 design and based on that design a coexistence and migration strategy for existing voice infrastructure and Office Communications Server 2007 R2. This module describes a migration strategy for clients and devices.Lessons

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

Lab : Planning a Migration to Lync Server 2010
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe coexistence and migration.
Plan a migration strategy.
Plan for clients and devices.
Design a client migration and device migration strategy.

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