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Planning and Designing a Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Solution On-Site Training

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Summary

Planning and Designing a Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Solution

Workshop Description/Agenda

In this five-day, instructor-led course, you will learn about Lync Servers 2010's voice features from a deployment perspective as you plan and design a Microsoft Lync Server 2010 solution. Utilize the Lync Server 2010 Planning Workbook and Planning Tool as you work through 13 labs.

This course can also assist you in your preparation for Exam 70-665: Pro: Microsoft Lync Server 2010, Administrator.

What You'll Learn

  • 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

Who Should Attend

IT professionals and telecommunications professionals who want to learn how to design and plan a Lync Server 2010 solution

Course Prerequisites

  • 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

1. Overview of the Lync Server 2010 Design Process

  • Lync Server 2010 Architecture
  • 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

2. Designing a Lync Server 2010 Topology

  • 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

3. Designing for Conferencing and External Scenarios

  • 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

4. Planning and Designing Load Balancing

  • Planning for Load Balancing
  • Designing Load Balancing

5. Designing a Mediation Server Topology

  • Designing Mediation Server
  • Designing Media Bypass

6. Designing Voice Infrastructure

  • 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

7. Creating a Network Design for Lync Server 2010

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

8. Designing Response Group Services

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

9. Designing Location Services in Lync Server 2010

  • Planning for Location Services
  • Designing Location Services

10. Designing Exchange Server Unified Messaging Integration with Lync Server 2010

  • 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

11. Designing Resiliency

  • Planning Site Resiliency
  • Designing Site Resiliency
  • Designing System Monitoring

12. Designing Backup and Disaster Recovery

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

13. Designing Monitoring and Archiving

  • Designing Monitoring Server Topology
  • Designing Archiving Server Topology

14. Planning a Migration to Lync Server 2010

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

Labs

Lab 1: Designing a Lync Server 2010 Topology

  • Completing the Lync Server Planning Workbook
  • Evaluating the Current Topology XML
  • Creating a New Topology XML

Lab 2: Designing for Conferencing and External Scenarios

  • Reviewing the Business or Technical Requirements
  • Exploring the Edge Deployment Using the Lync Planning Wizard
  • Validating Edge Server

Lab 3: Planning and Designing Load Balancing

  • Reviewing the Existing Requirements for Load Balancing Lync Servers
  • Designing a DNS Load Balanced Solution for the Selected Areas
  • Reviewing the Planning Workbook for Load Balancing Related Items

Lab 4: Designing a Mediation Server Topology

  • Reviewing the Current Lync Server 2010 Design
  • Defining and Publishing a Mediation Server

Lab 5: Designing Voice Infrastructure

  • Analyzing the Existing Voice Infrastructure
  • Creating Dial Plans and Normalization Rules for the Current Infrastructure and International Site
  • Creating Voice Policies for the Current Infrastructure and International Site
  • Creating Routes for the Current Infrastructure
  • Creating PSTN Usage Records for the Current Infrastructure and International Site

Lab 6: Creating a Network Design for Lync Server 2010

  • Reviewing the Existing infrastructure
  • Documenting the Steps to Plan for the Call Admission Control Policies
  • Gathering the Required Information for the Network Layout

Lab 7: Designing Response Group Services

  • Deploying the Response Group Model
  • Analyzing and Creating the Call Flow by Using Office Visio

Lab 8: Designing Location Services in Lync Server 2010

Who Should Attend

IT professionals and telecommunications professionals who want to learn how to design and plan a Lync Server 2010 solution

Additional Information

Training Provider: OneSource Professional Training Solutions, Inc.

Course Topics: Computers / IT Training > Microsoft Windows Server

Training Course Summary: Planning and Designing a Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Solution

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