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Code 20410
Duration 40 Hours
Vendor
Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
Overview
The course is part one of a series of three courses that provide the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining, and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. While there is some cross-over in skillset and tasks across the courses, this course primarily covers the initial implementation and configuration of those core services, such as Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), networking services, and Hyper-V configuration.
Prerequisites
After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Install and Configure Windows Server 2012.
  • Describe AD DS infrastructure, and install and configure domain controllers.
  • Manage AD DS objects.
  • Automate AD DS administration.
  • Describe Internet Protocol Version 4 (IPv4) addressing.
  • Describe installing and configuring Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), in addition to managing a DHCP database.
  • Describe name resolution for Windows operating system clients and Windows Server servers.
  • Describe implementing IPv6 addressing.
  • Describe implementing storage configuration options for Windows Server 2012.
  • Enable and configure file and print services in Windows Server 2012.
  • Describe implementing Group Policy.
  • Increase security in a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure by using Group Policy Objects, AppLocker, and Windows Firewall.
  • Describe Microsoft Virtualization technologies, including Hyper-V.
Objectives
Outlines
Module 1: Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012
Lessons
  • Windows Server 2012 Overview
  • Overview of Windows Server 2012 Management
  • Installing Windows Server 2012
  • Post-Installation Configuration of Windows Server 2012
  • Introduction to Windows PowerShell
Module 2: Introduction to Active Directory Domain ServicesLessons
  • Overview of AD DS
  • Overview of Domain Controllers  
  • Installing a Domain Controller
Module 3: Managing Active Directory Domain Services ObjectsLessons
  • Managing User Accounts   
  • Managing Group Accounts   
  • Managing Computer Accounts
  • Delegating Administration   
Module 4: Automating Active Directory Domain Services AdministrationLessons
  • Using Command-line Tools for Administration
  • Using Windows PowerShell for Administration
  • Performing Bulk Operations with Windows PowerShell
Module 5: Implementing IPv4Lessons
  • Overview of TCP/IP
  • Understanding IPv4 Addressing
  • Subnetting and Supernetting
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting IPv4
Module 6: Implementing DHCPLessons
  • Installing a DHCP Server Role  
  • Configuring DHCP Scopes
  • Managing a DHCP Database
  • Securing and Monitoring DHCP
Module 7: Implementing DNSLessons
  • Name Resolution for Windows Client and Servers
  • Installing and Managing a DNS Server
  • Managing DNS Zones
Module 8: Implementing IPv6Lessons
  • Overview of IPv6 
  • IPv6 Addressing
  • Coexistence with IPv6
  • IPv6 Transition Technologies
Module 9: Implementing Local StorageLessons
  • Overview of Storage
  • Managing Disks and Volumes
  • Implementing Storage Spaces
Module 10: Implementing File and Print ServicesLessons
  • Securing Files and Folders
  • Protecting Shared Files and Folders Using Shadow Copies
  • Configuring Network Printing
Module 11: Implementing Group PolicyLessons
  • Overview of Group Policy   
  • Group Policy Processing
  • Implementing a Central Store for Administrative Templates
Module 12: Securing Windows Servers Using Group Policy ObjectsLessons
  • Windows Security Overview
  • Configuring Security Settings
  • Restricting Software
  • Configuring Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
Module 13: Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-VLessons
  • Overview of Virtualization Technologies   
  • Implementing Hyper-V
  • Managing Virtual Machine Storage
  • Managing Virtual Networks
 
Code 20411
Duration 40 Hours
Vendor
Administering Windows Server 2012
Overview
This 5-day course is part two, of a series of three courses, which provide the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 Infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses in total will collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. While there is some cross-over in skillset and tasks across the courses this course will primarily cover the administration tasks necessary to maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, such as user and group management, network access and data security
Prerequisites
At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Implement a Group Policy infrastructure.
  • Manage user desktops with Group Policy.
  • Manage user and service accounts.
  • Maintain Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS).
  • Configure and troubleshoot Domain Name System (DNS).
  • Configure and troubleshoot Remote Access.
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot the Network Policy Server (NPS) role.
  • Implement Network Access Protection (NAP).
  • Optimize file services.
  • Configure encryption and advanced auditing.
  • Deploy and maintain server images.
  • Implement Update Management.
  • Monitor Windows Server 2012.
Objectives
Before attending this course, students must have:
  • Knowledge and skills concerning the initial implementation and configuration of core Windows Server services including Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Networking Services and Microsoft Hyper-V.
Outlines
Course OutlineModule 1: Configuring and Troubleshooting Domain Name System
This module explains how to configure and troubleshoot DNS, including DNS replication and caching.
Lessons
  • Configuring the DNS Server Role
  • Configuring DNS Zones
  • Configuring DNS Zone Transfers
  • Managing and Troubleshooting DNS
Lab : Configuring and Troubleshooting DNS
  • Configuring DNS Resource Records
  • Configuring DNS Conditional Forwarding
  • Installing and Configuring DNS Zones
  • Troubleshooting DNS
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Install and configure the DNS server role.
  • Create and configure DNS zones.
  • Configure DNS zone transfers.
  • Manage and troubleshoot DNS.
Module 2: Maintaining Active Directory Domain Services
This module explains how to implement virtualized domain controllers and read-only domain controller (RODCs). It also explains how to perform common AD DS administrative tasks
and manage the AD DS Database.
Lessons
  • Overview of AD DS
  • Implementing Virtualized Domain Controllers
  • Implementing RODCs
  • Administering AD DS
  • Managing the AD DS Database
Lab : Maintaining AD DS
  • Installing and Configuring a RODC
  • Configuring AD DS Snapshots
  • Configuring the Active Directory Recycle Bin
  • Optional Exercise- Cloning a domain controller
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Implement virtualized domain controllers.
  • Implement RODCs.
  • Administer AD DS.
  • Manage the AD DS database
Module 3: Managing User and Service Accounts
This module explains how to create, configure and automate the creation of user accounts. It also explains how to configure account-related properties of user objects. It further explains how to create and administer Managed Service Accounts.
Lessons
  • Configuring Password Policy and User Account Lockout Settings
  • Configuring Managed Service Accounts
Lab : Managing User and Service Accounts
  • Configuring Password Policy and Account Lockout Settings
  • Creating and Associating a Managed Service Account
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Configure password policy and user account lockout settings.
  • Configure managed service accounts.
Module 4: Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure
This module explains how to implement a GPO infrastructure. This also teaches how to perform common GPO management tasks, and manage GPOs by using Windows PowerShell. It also focuses on troubleshooting the application of GPOs.
Lessons
  • Introducing Group Policy
  • Implementing and Administering GPOs
  • Group Policy Scope and Group Policy Processing
  • Troubleshooting the Application of GPOs
Lab : Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure
  • Creating and Configuring Group Policy Objects
  • Managing GPO Scope
  • Verify GPO Application
  • Managing GPOs
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Explain what Group Policy is.
  • Implement and administer Group Policy Objects (GPOs).
  • Manage Group Policy scope and Group Policy processing.
  • Troubleshoot the application of GPOs.
Module 5: Managing User Desktops with Group Policy
This module explains how you can use Group Policy Objects (GPOs) to implement desktop environments across your organization by using Administrative Templates, Folder Redirection, Group Policy preferences, and where applicable, use software deployment to install and update application programs. It is important to know how to use these various GPO features so that you can configure your users’ computer settings properly.
Lessons
  • Implementing Administrative Templates
  • Configuring Folder Redirection and Scripts
  • Configuring Group Policy Preferences
  • Managing Software with Group Policy   
Lab : Managing User Desktops with Group Policy
  • Implement Settings by Using Group Policy Preferences
  • Managing Office 2013 by using Administrative Templates
  • Deploying Software by using Group Policy
  • Configuring Folder Redirection
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Configure folder redirection and scripts by using GPOs.
  • Describe and implement Administrative Templates.
  • Configure GPO preferences.
  • Deploy software by using GPOs.
Module 6: Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting the Network Policy Server Role
This module explains how to install and configure NPS, RADIUS Clients and servers. It also describes NPS authentication methods. It describe NPS authentication methods and how to
monitor and troubleshoot NPS.
Lessons
  • Installing and Configuring a Network Policy Server
  • Configuring RADIUS Clients and Servers
  • NPS Authentication Methods
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting a Network Policy Server
Lab : Installing and Configuring a Network Policy Server
  • Installing and Configuring NPS to Support RADIUS
  • Configuring and Testing a RADIUS Client
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Install and configure a Network Policy Server (NPS).
  • Configure clients and servers with the Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS) protocol.
  • Explain NPS authentication methods.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot NPS.
Module 7: Implementing Network Access Protection
This module explains how to configure, monitor, and troubleshoot NAP. It also explains how NAP can help to protect your network and the various NAP enforcement processes.
Lessons
  • Overview of Network Access Protection
  • Overview of NAP Enforcement Processes
  • Configuring NAP
  • Configuring IPSec Enforcement for NAP
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting NAP
Lab : Implementing Network Access Protection
  • Configuring NAP Components
  • Configuring Virtual Private Network Access
  • Configuring the Client Settings to Support NAP
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe how NAP can help to protect your network.
  • Describe the various NAP enforcement processes.
  • Configure NAP.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot NAP.
Module 8: Implementing Remote Access
In this module, you will learn how to implement and manage remote access in Windows Server 2012. You will also learn how to implement DirectAccess by using the Getting Started wizard, implement and manage an advanced DirectAccess infrastructure, and implement VPN.
Lessons
  • Overview of Remote Access
  • Implementing DirectAccess by Using the Getting Started Wizard
  • Implementing and Managing an Advanced DirectAccess Infrastructure
  • Implementing VPN
  • Implementing Web Application Proxy
Lab : Implementing DirectAccess by Using the Getting Started Wizard
  • Verifying Readiness for a DirectAccess Deployment
  • Configuring DirectAccess
  • Validating the DirectAccess Deployment
Lab : Deploying an Advanced DirectAccess Solution
  • Preparing the Environment for DirectAccess
  • Implementing the Advanced DirectAccess Infrastructure
  • Validating the DirectAccess Deployment
Lab : Implementing VPN
  • Implementing VPN
  • Validating the VPN Deployment
Lab : Implementing Web Application Proxy
  • Implementing Web Application Proxy
  • Validating the Web Application Proxy Deployment
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Install and manage the Remote Access role in Windows Server 2012 operating system.
  • Implement DirectAccess by using the Getting Started Wizard.
  • Implement and manage an advanced DirectAccess Infrastructure.
  • Implement VPN access.
  • Implement Web Application Proxy.
Module 9: Optimizing File Services
This module describes FSRM, configure quotas, file screening, and storage reports and implement classification management and file management tasks. It describes the components of the DFS. I also explains how to configure DFS namespaces and DFS replication.
Lessons
  • Overview of FSRM
  • Using FSRM to Manage Quotas, File Screens, and Storage Reports
  • Implementing Classification and File Management Tasks
  • Overview of DFS
  • Configuring DFS Namespaces
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting DFS Replication
Lab : Configuring Quotas and File Screening Using File Server Resource Manager
  • Configuring File Server Resource Manager Quotas
  • Configuring File Screening and Storage Reports
Lab : Implementing Distributed File System
  • Installing the DFS role service
  • Configuring a DFS Namespace
  • Configuring DFS Replication
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe the File Server Resource Manager (FSRM) in the Windows Server 2012 operating system.
  • Use FSRM to manage quotas, file screens, and storage reports.
  • Implement classification and file management tasks.
  • Describe Distributed File System (DFS).
  • Configure DFS namespaces.
  • Configure and troubleshoot DFS Replication.
Module 10: Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing
This module explains how to encrypt files using EFS and configure advanced auditing features.
Lessons
  • Encrypting Drives by Using BitLocker
  • Encrypting Files by Using EFS
  • Configuring Advanced Auditing
Lab : Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing
  • Using Windows BitLocker Drive Encryption to Secure Data Drives
  • Encrypting and Recovering Files
  • Configuring Advanced Auditing
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Secure data by using BitLocker Drive Encryption.
  • Encrypt files by using Encrypting File System (EFS).
  • Configure advanced auditing.
Module 11: Deploying and Maintaining Server Images
This module explains how to create and manage server images by using Windows Deployment Services
Lessons
  • Overview of Windows Deployment Services
  • Managing Images
  • Implementing Deployment with Windows Deployment Services
  • Administering Windows Deployment Services
Lab : Using Windows Deployment Services to Deploy Windows Server 2012
  • Installing and Configuring Windows Deployment Services
  • Creating Operating System Images with Windows Deployment Services
  • Configuring Custom Computer Naming
  • Deploying Images with Windows Deployment Services
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe the important features and functionality of Windows Deployment Services (Windows DS).
  • Manage images by using Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (Windows ADK) Tools.
  • Configure Windows Deployment Services in Windows Server 2012.
  • Perform deployments with Windows Deployment Services.
Module 12: Implementing Update Management
This module explains how to use Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) to deploy updates to Windows servers and clients.
Lessons
  • Overview of WSUS
  • Deploying Updates with WSUS
Lab : Implementing Update Management
  • Implementing the WSUS Server Role
  • Configuring Update Settings
  • Approving and Deploying an Update by using WSUS
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe the role of WSUS.
  • Describe the WSUS update management process.
  • Deploy updates with WSUS.
Module 13: Monitoring Windows Server 2012
This module explains the monitoring tools available in Windows Server 2012. it also explains how to use Performance Monitor and monitor events.
Lessons
  • Monitoring Tools
  • Using Performance Monitor
  • Monitoring Event Logs
Lab : Monitoring Windows Server 2012
  • Establishing a Performance Baseline
  • Identifying the Source of a Performance Problem
  • Viewing and Configuring Centralized Event Logs
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe the monitoring tools for the Windows Server 2012 operating system.
  • Use Performance Monitor to view and analyze performance statistics of programs that are running on their servers.
  • Monitor event logs to view and interpret the recorded events.
 
Code 20412
Duration 40 Hours
Vendor
Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
Overview
This course is part three, in a series of three courses that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses will collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. Although there is some cross-over of skills and tasks across these three courses, this course primarily covers advanced configuration of services necessary to deploy, manage and maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, such as advanced networking services, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), identity management, rights management, Federated services, network load balancing, failover clustering, business continuity and disaster recovery.
Prerequisites
 
  • Implement advanced network services.
  • Implement advanced file services.
  • Implement Dynamic Access Control.
  • Implement distributed Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) deployments.
  • Implement AD DS sites and replication.
  • Implement Active Directory Certification Services (AD CS).
  • Implement Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS).
  • Implement Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS). 
  • Implement network load balancing (NLB).
  • Implement failover clustering.
  • Implement failover clustering with Hyper-V.
  • Implement disaster recovery.
Objectives
Before attending this course, students must have:
  • Good hands-on experience working in a Windows Server 2008, Windows server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012 enterprise environment.
  • Real-world experience implementing, managing, and configuring AD DS and networking infrastructure in an enterprise environment.
  • Knowledge equivalent to courses: 20410B: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012, and 20411B: Administering Windows Server 2012.
Outlines
Course OutlineModule 1: Implementing Advanced Network ServicesThis module describes how to configure advanced features in the Domain Name System (DNS) and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) with Windows Server 2012, and it covers IP Address Management (IPAM).Lessons
  • Configuring Advanced DHCP Features
  • Configuring Advanced DNS Settings
  • Implementing IPAM
Lab : Implementing Advanced Network Services
  • Configuring Advanced DHCP Settings
  • Configuring Advanced DNS Settings
  • Configuring IPAM
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Configure advanced DNS services.
  • Configure advanced DHCP services.
  • Implement IPAM.
Module 2: Implementing Advanced File ServicesThis module describes how to configure and manage iSCSI and BranchCache, and how to implement Windows 2012 features that optimize storage utilization, such as File Server Resource Manager, file classification, and data duplication.Lessons
  • Configuring iSCSI Storage
  • Configuring BranchCache
  • Optimizing Storage Usage   
Lab : Implementing Advanced File Services
  • Configuring iSCSI Storage
  • Configuring the File Classification Infrastructure
Lab : Implementing BranchCache
  • Configuring the Main Office Servers for BranchCache
  • Configuring the Branch Office Servers for BranchCache
  • Configuring Client Computers for BranchCache
  • Monitoring BranchCache
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Configure iSCSI storage.
  • Configure BranchCache.
  • Optimize storage usage.
Module 3: Implementing Dynamic Access ControlThis module describes how to plan and implement Dynamic Access Control.Lessons
  • Overview of Dynamic Access Control
  • Planning for Dynamic Access Control
  • Deploying Dynamic Access Control
Lab : Implementing Dynamic Access Control
  • Planning the Dynamic Access Control Implementation
  • Configuring User and Device Claims
  • Configuring Resource Property Definitions
  • Configuring Central Access Rules and Central Access Policies
  • Validating and Remediating Dynamic Access Control
  • Implementing New Resource Policies
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Plan for Dynamic Access Control.
  • Deploy Dynamic Access Control.
Module 4: Implementing Distributed Active Directory Domain Services DeploymentsThis module describes the components of a highly complex AD DS deployment, which includes implementing a distributed AD DS deployment and configuring AD DS forest trusts.Lessons
  • Overview of Distributed AD DS Deployments
  • Deploying a Distributed AD DS Environment
  • Configuring AD DS Trusts
Lab : Implementing Complex AD DS Deployments
  • Implementing Child Domains in AD DS
  • Implementing Forest Trusts   
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
  • Describe and understand distributed AD DS deployments.
  • Implement a distributed AD DS deployment.
  • Configure AD DS trusts.
 
Module 5: Implementing Active Directory Domain Services Sites and ReplicationThis module describes how replication works in a Windows Server 2012 AD DS environment, including how to configure AD DS sites so that you can optimize AD DS network traffic and how to configure and monitor AD DS replication.Lessons
  • Overview of AD DS Replication
  • Configuring AD DS Sites
  • Configuring and Monitoring AD DS Replication
Lab : Implementing AD DS Sites and Replication
  • Modifying the Default Site
  • Creating Additional Sites and Subnets
  • Configuring AD DS Replication
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
  • Describe AD DS replication.
  • Configure AD DS sites.
  • Configure and monitor AD DS replication.
 
Module 6: Implementing Active Directory Certificate ServicesThis module describes the Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) components and concepts. It covers implementing a certification authority infrastructure, planning and implementing a certificate template deployment using an AD CS certification authority, and planning and implementing certificate distribution and revocation.Lessons
  • PKI Overview
  • Deploying CAs
  • Deploying and Configuring CA Hierarchy
  • Deploying and Managing Certificate Templates
  • Implementing Certificate Distribution and Revocation
  • Managing Certificate Recovery
Lab : Deploying and Managing Certificates
  • Configuring Certificate Templates
  • Configuring Certificate Enrollment
  • Configuring Certificate Revocation
  • Configuring Key Recovery
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
  • Describe the PKI.
  • Deploy certification authorities.
  • Deploy and configure the CA hierarchy.
  • Deploy and manage certificate templates.
  • Implement certificate distribution and revocation.
  • Manage certificate recovery.
 
Module 7: Implementing Active Directory Rights Management ServicesThis module describes the AD RMS features and functionality. It explains how to use AD RMS to configure content protection, and deploy and manage an AD RMS infrastructure.Lessons
  • AD RMS Overview
  • Deploying and Managing an AD RMS Infrastructure
  • Configuring AD RMS Content Protection
  • Configuring External Access to AD RMS
Lab : Implementing AD RMS
  • Installing and Configuring AD RMS
  • Configuring AD RMS Templates
  • Implementing the AD RMS Trust Policies
  • Verifying the AD RMS Deployment
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
  • Describe AD RMS.
  • Deploy and manage an AD RMS infrastructure.
  • Configure AD RMS content protection.
  • Configure external access to AD RMS.
 
Module 8: Implementing Active Directory Federation ServicesThis module provides identity federation business scenarios, and it describes how to use AD FS to address such scenarios. It explains how to configure AD FS prerequisites, deploy AD FS services, enable single sign-on (SSO) for an organization, and enable SSO between federated business partners.Lessons
  • Overview of AD FS
  • Deploying AD FS
  • Implementing AD FS for a Single Organization
  • Deploying AD FS in a B2B Federation Scenario
Lab : Implementing AD FS
  • Configuring AD FS Prerequisites
  • Installing and Configuring AD FS
  • Configuring AD FS for a Single Organization
  • Configuring AD FS for Federated Business Partners
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
  • Describe AD FS.
  • Deploy AD FS.
  • Implement AD FS for a single organization.
  • Deploy AD FS in a business-to-business federation scenario.
 
Module 9: Implementing Network Load BalancingThis module describes how to plan and implement NLB. It will cover managing and configuring an NLB cluster and validating high availability for an NLB cluster.Lessons
  • Overview of NLB
  • Configuring an NLB Cluster
  • Planning an NLB Implementation
Lab : Implementing Network Load Balancing
  • Implementing a Network Load Balancing Cluster
  • Configuring and Managing the NLB Cluster
  • Validating High Availability for the NLB Cluster
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
  • Configure an NLB cluster.
  • Plan an NLB implementation.
 
Module 10: Implementing Failover Clustering
This module describes the failover clustering features in Windows Server 2012. It explains how to implement a failover cluster, configure highly available applications and services on a failover cluster, maintain a failover cluster, and use new maintenance features such as Cluster Aware Updating (CAU). It will also cover how to implement multi-site failover clustering.
Lessons
  • Overview of Failover Clustering
  • Implementing a Failover Cluster
  • Configuring Highly Available Applications and Services on a Failover Cluster
  • Maintaining a Failover Cluster
  • Implementing a Multi-Site Failover Cluster
Lab : Implementing Failover Clustering
  • Configuring a Failover Cluster
  • Deploying and Configuring a Highly Available File Server
  • Validating the Deployment of the Highly Available File Server
  • Configuring Cluster-Aware Updating on the Failover Cluster
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
  • Implement a failover cluster.
  • Configure highly available applications and services on a failover cluster.
  • Maintain a failover cluster.
  • Implement a multi-site failover cluster.
 
Module 11: Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V
This module describes the options for making virtual machines highly available. It explains
how to implement virtual machines in a failover cluster that was deployed on a host and how you can move a virtual machine or its storage. In addition, it provides a high-level overview of System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) 2012.
Lessons
  • Overview of Integrating Hyper-V with Failover Clustering
  • Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machines on Failover Clusters
  • Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machine Movement
  • Managing Hyper-V Virtual Environments by Using VMM
Lab : Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V
  • Configuring Hyper-V Replicas
  • Configuring a Failover Cluster for Hyper-V
  • Configuring a Highly Available Virtual Machine
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
  • Describe Hyper-V integration with failover clustering.
  • Implement Hyper-V virtual machines on failover clusters.
  • Implement Hyper-V virtual machine movement.
  • Manage Hyper-V virtual environments by using VMM.
 
Module 12: Implementing Disaster RecoveryThis module describes considerations for implementing a disaster recovery solution, and how to plan and implement a backup solution for Windows Server 2012. In addition, it explains how to plan and implement server and data recovery using Windows Server backup and Microsoft Online backup.Lessons
  • Overview of Disaster Recovery
  • Implementing Windows Server Backup
  • Implementing Server and Data Recovery
Lab : Implementing Windows Server Backup and Restore
  • Backing Up Data on a Windows Server 2012 Server
  • Restoring Files Using Windows Server Backup
  • Implementing Microsoft Online Backup and Restore
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
  • Describe disaster recovery.
  • Implement Windows Server backup using Windows Server backup and Microsoft Online backup.
  • Implement server and data recovery.
 
Code 20336
Duration 40 Hours
Vendor
Core Solutions of Microsoft Lync Server 2013
Overview
This instructor-led course teaches IT professionals how to plan, design, deploy, configure, and administer a Microsoft Lync Server 2013 solution. The course emphasizes Lync Server 2013 Enterprise Unified Communications features with particular emphasis on coexisting with and migrating from legacy communication services. The labs in this course create a solution that includes IM and Presence, Conferencing, and Persistent Chat. This course helps the student prepare for Exam 70-336.
Prerequisites
  • Describe the overall server and client Lync Server 2013 architecture.
  • Describe Lync 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 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 2013.
Objectives
  • 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
Outlines
Course OutlineModule 1: Architecture and Design Approach for Microsoft Lync Server 2013This module will help you to plan and design a Lync Server 2013 implementation that meets organizational and user needs. This module equips you with knowledge about Lync Server 2013 key features and functionality and introduces you to Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF), which recommends a structured approach to project management and execution.Lessons
  • Overview of Lync Server 2013 Architecture
  • Overview of Lync Server 2013 Core Capabilities
  • Introduction to the Lync Server 2013 Design Process
  • Assessing Infrastructure Requirements and Updating the Design
  • Planning for all Microsoft Solutions Framework Phases
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe the overall server and client Lync Server 2013 architecture.
  • Describe the features and user scenarios of Lync 2013.
  • Describe the deployment process of Lync Server 2013.
  • Describe the components of a Lync Server 2013 design.
  • Plan for Microsoft Solutions Framework for Lync 2013.
Module 2: Designing a Lync Server 2013 TopologyThis module explains how to design a complex Microsoft Lync Server 2013 topology including defining network sites and network regions, and sizing and placing server roles.Lessons
  • Planning Infrastructure Requirements for Lync Server 2013
  • Using the Lync Server 2013 Planning Tool
  • Using Topology Builder
  • Planning the Server Infrastructure
  • Designing Documentation Using Microsoft Office
Lab : Preparing the Environment and Deploying a Lync Server 2013 Pool
  • Preparing for Lync Server 2013
  • Configuring a Lync Server 2013 Topology
  • Publishing the Topology
  • Configuring Domain Name Server (DNS)
  • Deploying the Front-End Server Role
  • Configuring Exchange UM and Enabling Users (optional lab exercise)
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Plan the infrastructure requirements for Lync Server 2013.
  • Use the Lync Server 2013 Planning Tool.
  • Use Topology Builder.
  • Plan for site topology.
  • Design the site topology.
  • Plan the server infrastructure.
  • Design the documentation by using Microsoft Office.

Module 3: Configuring Users and Rights in Microsoft Lync Server 2013The purpose of this module is to introduce you to the methods available for configuring and managing users in Microsoft Lync Server 2013. You will learn about the configuration management options in Lync Server 2013, including the Lync Server Control Panel and the Lync Server Management Shell.Lessons
  • Managing Lync Server 2013
  • Introduction to Role Based Access Control
Lab : Configuring Users and Rights in Lync Server 2013
  • Start the virtual machines for the lab
  • Using the Lync Server Management Shell
  • Configuring Role-Based Access Control
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Use Lync Server 2013 management interfaces.
  • Configure role-based access control.
Module 4: Client and Device Deployment and ManagementMicrosoft Lync Server 2013 introduces new ways of creating and defining client and user policies, as well as new procedures for deploying clients and devices. In this module, you will learn how to plan for introducing Lync Server 2013 clients into your network and the various phone devices that are supported. You will also learn how to effectively manage the desktop clients and devices.Lessons
  • Prepare for client deployment.
  • Deploy and manage clients.
  • Prepare for device deployment.
  • Deploy and manage IP phones.
Lab : Client and Device Management
  • Starting the virtual machines
  • Creating and Assigning Client Policies
  • Creating and Assigning Device Policies
  • Configuring a Device Update
  • Creating and Assigning Mobile Device Policies
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Prepare for client deployment.
  • Deploy and manage clients.
  • Prepare for device deployment.
  • Deploy and manage IP phones.
Module 5: Conferencing in Lync Server 2013Conferencing is a core feature of Microsoft Lync Server 2013. This module introduces conferencing in Lync Server 2013, discusses dial-in conferencing in Lync Server 2013, and describes how to manage and administer conferencing policies.Lessons
  • Introduction to Conferencing in Lync Server 2013
  • Designing for Audio\Video and Web Conferencing
  • Dial-In Conferencing in Lync Server 2013
  • Managing and Administering Conferencing
Lab : Conferencing in Microsoft Lync Server 2013
  • Deploying Lync Server 2013 Conferencing—Installing Office Web App Server
  • Configuring Dial-in Conferencing
  • Configuring Conferencing Policies
  • Experiencing Lync Server 2013 Conferencing
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe conferencing in Lync Server 2013.
  • Describe dial-in conferencing in Lync Server 2013.
  • Manage and administer dial-in conferencing in Lync Server 2013.
Module 6: Designing and Deploying External AccessThis module discusses how to design the Microsoft Lync Server 2013 external access components and capabilities so that it meets the organization’s needs. This module also discusses how you can design a solution for external scenarios that support a variety of internal and external users connected to the Internet, to their corporate network or to a public switched telephone network (PSTN).Lessons
  • Conferencing and External Capabilities of Lync Server 2013
  • Planning for IM and Presence Federation
  • Designing Edge Services
Lab : Designing and Deploying for External Scenarios
  • Defining the Edge Server in the Topology
  • Deploying Edge Server and Configuring Remote Access
  • Validating the Edge Server
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • 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.
Module 7: Deploying Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Persistent ChatThis module describes how to plan, design and deploy Lync Server 2013 Persistent Chat to the enterprise. It describes the fundamental process required to create and manage a Lync Server 2013 Persistent Chat room.Lessons
  • Overview of Persistent Chat Architecture in Lync Server 2013
  • Designing Lync Server 2013 Persistent Chat
  • Deploying and Configuring Lync Server 2013 Persistent Chat
Lab : Deploying Persistent Chat Server
  • Defining a Persistent Chat Topology
  • Installing Persistent Chat and Compliance Service
  • Configuring and Using Persistent Chat Rooms
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • 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.
Module 8: Monitoring and ArchivingThis module discusses the features and configuration of both the Monitoring and Archiving services. You will learn how to interpret the QoE reports and use this information to better manage and deliver a high-quality user experience for Lync Server 2013.Lessons
  • The Archiving Service
  • The Monitoring Service
  • Configuring Archiving and Monitoring
Lab : Configuring and Using Archiving and Monitoring in Lync Server 2013
  • Configuring Lync Archiving to Exchange 2013
  • Configuring the Monitoring Server Role and the Lync Server Monitoring Reports
  • Exploring the Lync Server Monitoring Reports
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe the Archiving service.
  • Describe the Monitoring service.
  • Configure the Archiving and Monitoring services.
Module 9: Administration and Maintenance of Lync Server 2013This module introduces Lync Server 2013 administration tools and operational best practices needed to maintain Lync Server 2013 in the enterprise. It will also introduce basic techniques and tools to help when troubleshooting Lync Server 2013.Lessons
  • Introduction to Lync Server 2013 troubleshooting tools
  • Understanding Lync Server 2013 Operational Tasks
  • Developing Lync Server 2013 Troubleshooting Techniques
Lab : Administration and Maintenance of Lync Server 2013
  • Reviewing Lync Server 2013 Maintenance/Operational Tasks (Paper-based lab)
  • Reviewing Lync Server 2013 Administration Tools
  • Enabling the Centralized Logging Service
  • Introduction to analyzing Lync Server 2013 logs and traces
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe and use the Lync Server 2013 troubleshooting tools.
  • Describe the daily, weekly, and monthly maintenance tasks.
  • Describe the fundamental troubleshooting approach to Lync Server 2013 issues.
  • Use SIP commands and analyze SIP logs.
Module 10: High Availability in Lync Server 2013This module describes the requirements for high availability with Lync Server 2013. Finally, this module discusses how to plan and design for load balancing with Lync Server 2013.Lessons
  • High Availability in Lync Server 2013
  • Configuring High Availability in Lync Server 2013
  • Planning for Load Balancing
  • Designing Load Balancing
Lab : Configuring High Availability in Lync Server 2013
  • Configuring Database Mirroring
  • Experiencing a Scheduled SQL Server Outage
  • Experiencing an Unscheduled SQL Server Outage
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • 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.
Module 11: Disaster Recovery in Lync Server 2013This module describes new disaster recovery features in Lync Server 2013. This module also discusses the tools and methods for successfully backing up and restoring a Lync Server 2013 environment, as well as how to back up and restore, and export and import, critical Lync Server 2013 data. Finally, this module discusses designing for Branch Site Resiliency in Lync Server 2013.Lessons
  • Disaster Recovery in Lync Server 2013
  • Tools for Backing Up and Restoring Lync Server 2013
  • Critical Lync Server 2013 Data to Back Up and Restore
  • Critical Lync Server 2013 Data to Export and Import
  • Designing Branch Site Resiliency
Lab : Configuring Disaster Recovery in Lync Server 2013
  • Configure Pool Pairing
  • Experiencing a Pool Failure or Outage
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • 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 the design considerations for branch site scenarios.
Module 12: Planning a Migration to Lync Server 2013In this module, you will learn about coexistence and migration to Microsoft Lync Server 2013. You will also learn how to design the infrastructure migration strategy and the migration strategy for Lync Server 2013 clients and devices.Lessons
  • Overview of Coexistence and Migration
  • Migration Steps
  • Planning for Clients and Devices
  • Designing a Client Migration and Device Migration Strategy
Lab : Planning a Migration to Lync Server 2013 (Paper-based)
  • Creating a Migration Plan
  • Documenting the Migration Phases
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe the migration process.
  • Describe migration and coexistence topologies.
  • Plan for device support and device requirements.
  • Design a software deployment strategy.
Additional Reading
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Code 20337
Duration 40 Hours
Vendor
Enterprise Voice & Online Services with Microsoft Lync Server 2013
Overview
This five-day instructor-led course teaches how to design and configure enterprise voice in Microsoft Lync Server 2013 and Lync Online services. This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to configure and manage a Lync Server 2013 on premises, Lync Online in the cloud or in a mixed deployment. In addition, it will provide the skills needed by IT or telephony consultants to deliver a Lync based enterprise voice solution. This course will teach you how to configure Lync Server 2013, as well as provide guidelines, best practices, and considerations that will help you optimize your enterprise voice deployment. This course helps the student prepare for Exam 70-337.
Prerequisites
  • Design a resilient enterprise voice solution
  • Design and configure network services for Lync 2013
  • Configure Lync Server 2013 voice features
  • Implement emergency voice services
  • Plan and configure a Lync Online or hybrid solution
Objectives
  • Minimum of two years of experience with Microsoft Lync technologies or similar telephony systems.
  • Completed Course 20336, Core Solutions of Microsoft Lync Server 2013 or equivalent knowledge of deploying Lync Server 2013 or Lync Online.
  • Experience deploying Lync clients, including end user and common area devices.
  • Familiarity with security, networking and high availability concepts.
  • Experience with monitoring and troubleshooting on Windows Server.
  • Understanding of Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS).
  • Experience managing an application remotely using Windows PowerShell 2.0 or newer.
Outlines
Module 1: Voice ArchitectureThis module introduce Enterprise Voice features of Lync Server 2013 and discusses all components required to for implementation. A high level architectural design is provided and all relevant components such as mediation servers, gateways, SIP trunks, and PBX are discussed. This module provides students with the technical foundation to plan and deploy the Enterprise Voice workload.Lessons
  • Architecture and Server Roles
  • Voice Features of Lync Server 2013
  • Site Topologies
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe the Enterprise Voice features and capabilities of Lync Server 2013.
  • Explain Enterprise Voice architecture and server roles of Lync Server 2013.
  • Define site topologies for an Enterprise Voice deployment.
Module 2: Configuring Basic Enterprise Voice FunctionalityBasic enterprise voice functionality provides a seamless ability for employees to make and receive phone calls from legacy phones, IP phones, Lync clients, and even mobile devices. A caller just needs to know one number for calling employee or if integrated with Active Directory, just the name. This module discuss configuration items relevant to Enterprise Voice. At the end of the module, students will have an in-depth understanding of configuration items such as trunks, routes, voice policies, and dial plans. Students will be able to configure Enterprise voice, implement routing and normalization and enable users for Enterprise Voice functionality.Lessons
  • Introduction to Lync Voice Routing
  • Configuring Enterprise Voice
  • Defining Voice Policies
  • Assigning DID Numbers
  • How to Design a Dial Plan
Lab : Preparing for Enterprise Voice
  • Analyzing the Existing Voice Infrastructure
  • Configuring the Topology for Enterprise Voice
  • Configuring Dial Plans and Normalization Rules
  • Configuring Voice Routes
  • Configuring Voice Policies and PSTN Usages
  • Configuring Number Manipulation on Trunks
  • Enabling Users for Enterprise Voice
  • Verifying and Testing Normalization Rules
  • Testing Trunk Routing and Translation Rules
  • Configuring Inter-Trunk Routing
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Create phone number normalization rules based on enterprise dialing habits.
  • Define enterprise voice topology by using Topology Builder.
  • Design and configure a dial plan.
  • Configure voice policies and routes.
  • Manage voice features for users.
Module 3: Designing Exchange Server 2013 Unified Messaging Integration with Lync Server 2013This module discusses the process for integrating Exchange Server 2013 Unified Messaging (UM) with Lync Server 2013. Students also learn about UM dial plan requirements and how to create and configure a UM dial plan. Students learn how to enable a user for UM integration with Lync Server 2013.Lessons
  • Overview of Exchange 2013 Unified Messaging
  • Integrating Unified Messaging with Lync Server 2013
Lab : Designing Exchange Server 2013 Unified Messaging with Lync Server 2013
  • Configuring Exchange Server 2013 UM to work with Lync Server 2013 Enterprise Voice
  • Configuring Lync Server 2013 Interoperability with Exchange Server 2013 Unified Messaging
  • Testing and Verifying Integration
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Understand how Lync Server 2013 integrates with Exchange Server 2013 UM.
  • Plan for Exchange Server UM requirements.
  • Configure Lync Server 2013 to work with Exchange Server 2013 UM.

Module 4: Voice ApplicationsBasic enterprise voice functionality provides a seamless ability for employees to make and receive phone calls from legacy phones, IP phones, Lync clients, and even mobile devices. A caller just needs to know one number for calling employee or if integrated with Active Directory, just the name. This module discuss configuration items relevant to Enterprise Voice. At the end of the module, students will have an in-depth understanding of configuration items such as trunks, routes, voice policies, and dial plans. Students will be able to configure Enterprise voice, implement routing and normalization and enable users for Enterprise Voice functionality.Lessons
  • Call Park Service
  • Managing Calls to Unassigned Numbers
  • PSTN Conferencing
  • Overview of Response Group Services
  • Implementing Response Group Services
Lab : Implementing Enterprise Voice Applications
  • Configuring Call Park
  • Configuring the Unassigned Number Feature
  • Verifying Call Park Service and Unassigned Number Feature
  • Configuring Agent Groups and Queues
  • Configuring Workflows
  • Configuring the Response Group Service Behavior
  • Configuring Dial-In Conferencing
  • Verifying Dial-In Access Configuration
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe the purpose of Call Park.
  • Explain the Unassigned Number feature.
  • Describe PSTN conferencing.
  • Describe Response Group Services.
  • Describe the components of Response Group Services.

Module 5: Configuring and Deploying Emergency CallingThis module covers the Location Information Server (LIS) and how to implement Emergency dialing and Enhanced 911 (E9-1-1) where appropriate. The module discusses the implementation and configuration of Emergency Services for a Lync infrastructure and explores various configuration aspects of Emergency Services, such as location services, call routing and E9-1-1.Lessons
  • Introducing Location Information Server
  • Overview of Setup and Call Flow
  • Designing Location Policies
  • Implementing LIS
  • Address Discovery
  • User Experience
Lab : Configuring Location Information Service for Emergency Calling and Enhanced 9-1-1
  • Creating Emergency Routes and PSTN Usages
  • Configuring Number Manipulation on Trunks for Emergency Numbers
  • Defining LIS Locations
  • Experiencing LIS Features
  • Creating E9-1-1 Gateway Configuration
  • Verifying Emergency Calling through the E9-1-1 Gateway
  • Creating an Alternate Local Path for Emergency Calls
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe Location Information Service (LIS).
  • Understand how to set up and implement E9-1-1.
  • Design Location policies for an E9-1-1 implementation.
  • Configure LIS.
  • Understand how location discovery works.
  • Describe the process when a user makes an emergency call.
Module 6: PSTN IntegrationThis module discusses how to connect Microsoft Lync Server 2013 to a public switched telephone network (PSTN) using an existing Public Branch Exchange (PBX), gateway or Internet Telephone Service Provider (ITSP). Connection to the PSTN allows enterprise users to make calls to and receive calls from outside external numbers using the same Lync client used for internal calls. Later lessons will cover Lync 2013 features to improve managing and interacting with external users connected through the PSTN.Lessons
  • Connecting to the PSTN
  • Connecting to the Existing PBX
  • M:N Interworking Routing
  • Call Routing Reliability
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Connect Lync to the PSTN.
  • Implement M:N interworking routing.
  • Define a reliable route for calls by using the PSTN.          
  • Identify Auxiliary Calling Information passed during call forwarding.
Module 7: Lync Server 2013 and NetworkingThis module focuses on network requirements planning, including Quality of Service (QoS), capacity, conferencing traffic, Edge placement, and bandwidth management. The module also discusses how to plan and deploy Call Admission Control (CAC). Students will learn about Lync networking dependencies, design guidelines, and best practices. The module also provides background information on CAC and QoS, and design and configuration information. At the end of the module, students will understand the networking requirements for Lync Enterprise Voice, and know how to successfully design, implement and configure Lync for both QoS and CAC.Lessons
  • Planning for Media Requirements
  • Call Admission Control
  • Planning for Call Admission Control
  • Media Bypass
Lab : Implementing Call Admission Control
  • Configuring CAC Components
  • Verifying Bandwidth Policy Application
After completing this module, you students be able to:
  • Enable Lync Server 2013 for QoS.
  • Enable Call Admission Control.
  • Create network inter-site policies.
  • Enable media bypass.
Module 8: Phones and DevicesThis module discusses selecting, deploying and configuring phones and devices to use with Lync. At the end of the module the student will be able to deploy and configure Lync phones and devices.Lessons
  • Introduction to Phones and Devices
  • Device Deployment
  • Lync Server 2013 Phone Management
  • Analog Device Support
After completing this module, students will be able to
  • Understand the differences between the different types of Lync phones.
  • Recommend phones for information workers, conference rooms and common areas.
  • Set up, configure, and manage Lync Phone Edition and compatible devices.
  • Configure voice policies for common area phones.
  • Deploy and support analog phone devices.
Module 9: Lync Online Configuration and MigrationThis module introduces Lync Online and hybrid scenarios as well as explaining how to migrate users to Office 365. The different Lync online deployment architectures and the differences in feature set and functionality are discussed.Lessons
  • Office 365 Architecture
  • Deploying Lync Online
  • Lync Hybrid Scenarios
Lab : Deploying Lync Online
  • Implementing Identity Management with Office 365
  • Deploying and Configuring a Lync Edge Server
  • Configuring a Hybrid Deployment of the New Lync Server
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Deploy Lync Online.
  • Synchronize on-premises Active Directory and Microsoft Online Services Directory using Microsoft Online Services Directory Synchronization tool.
  • Describe options for deploying Lync in a hybrid environment.
  • Configure Lync split domain.
Module 10: Quality of ExperienceThis module explains the requirements for quality of experience (QoE) monitoring. Students learn to interpret and use QoE reports to better manage and deliver the Lync Server 2013 user experience.Lessons
  • Voice Quality Concepts
  • Exploring Lync Monitoring Server Components
  • Exploring Lync Monitoring Server Reports
  • RTP and RTCP Collected Information
Lab : Exploring Monitoring Server Reports
  • Reviewing Per-to-Peer Session Detail Reports
  • Reviewing Call Detail Reports
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Understand requirements for installing Monitoring server.
  • Identify different built-in reports.
  • Describe each matrix available in the reports.
  • Review Quality of Service reports.
Module 11: Voice ResiliencyThis module examines the capabilities of Lync Server 2013 for providing voice resiliency across the enterprise. The module explores multiple failure scenarios, such as central site, branch, and WAN failover.Lessons
  • Voice Resiliency in Lync Server 2013
  • Lync Pool Resilience
  • Branch Office Resilience
Lab : Implementing Voice Resiliency in Lync Server 2013
  • Configuring a Survivable Branch Server
  • Testing and Verifying Branch Office Resiliency with a WAN
  • Testing and Verifying Branch Office Resiliency with a Pool
  • Testing and Verifying Branch Office Resiliency with an SBA
  • Testing and Verifying Central Site Voice Resiliency
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Understand the resiliency challenges related to Lync Enterprise Voice.
  • Describe the different Lync Server 2013 features that improve voice resiliency.
  • Design and deploy Branch office resiliency improvements.
  • Understand client behaviour for different outage scenarios.

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