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Course 20334

Price: $2995, Length: 5 days

20334 Core Solutions of Microsoft Skype for Business

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About this Course

This course teaches you how to plan, deploy, configure, and
administer a Microsoft Skype for Business 2015 solution. You 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. You 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 will also prepare you for Exam 70-334.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for IT professionals who are responsible
for the Skype for Business deployment in their organizations.
Experience with previous versions of Lync Server is beneficial but
not required to take this course. Students should be proficient
with Active Directory Domain Services, data networks, and
telecommunications standards and components that support the
configuration of Skype for Business. Students should also be
familiar with Exchange Server and Office 365.

Also, IT professionals who are looking to take the exam 70-334A:
Core Solutions of Skype for Business 2015, as a stand-alone, or as
part of the requirement for the MCSE: Communications certification
will take this course as preparation material.


  • Two years experience administering Windows Server, including
    Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012
  • Two years experience working with Active Directory and name
    resolution, including DNS
  • Experience working with Windows PowerShell and certificates,
    including PKI certificates
  • Understanding of data networks and telecommunications standards
    and components

After Course Completion

  • Describe the Skype for Business 2015 architecture and design a
    Skype for Business 2015 topology
  • Install and implement Skype for Business Server 2015
  • Administer Skype for Business Server 2015 by using various
  • Configure users and clients in Skype for Business 2015
  • Configure and implement conferencing in Skype for Business 2015
  • Implement additional conferencing options, such as dial-in
    conferencing, Microsoft Lync Room System (LRS), and Skype
    Meeting Broadcast
  • Design and implement monitoring and archiving in Skype for
    Business 2015
  • Deploy Skype for Business 2015 external access
  • Implement Persistent Chat
  • Implement high availability
  • Implement disaster recovery
  • Design and deploy a hybrid Skype for Business environment
  • Plan and implement an upgrade from Lync Server to Skype for
    Business Server 2015

Course Outline:

Module 1: Designing the Skype for Business (SFB) Topology
  • Overview
  • Administrative Tools
  • SFB Online
Module 2: Installing and Implementing SFB Server 2015
  • Server and Service Dependencies
  • Planning SIP Domains
  • Installing SFB Server 2015
  • Integrating SFB Server 2015 with Exchange Server and SharePoint
Module 3: Administering Skype for Business Server 2015
  • Control Panel
  • Management Shell
  • Scripting in the SFB Shell
  • Implementing Role Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Using the Test Cmdlets
  • Tools for Troubleshooting SFB
Module 4: Configuring Users and Clients
  • Configuring Users
  • Deploying SFBClients
  • Sign In, Registration, and Authentication
  • Configuring Client Policies
  • Configuring SFB Server 2015 Settings
  • Managing the Address Book
Module 5: Configuring and Implementing Conferencing
  • Conferencing Features and Modalities
  • Integrating SFB with Office Web Apps Server
  • Namespace Planning
  • Bandwidth Planning
  • Configuring Conferencing Settings
Module 6: Implementing Additional Conferencing Options
  • Conferencing Lifecycle
  • Designing and Configuring Audio/Video and Web Conferencing Policies
  • Deploying Dial-in Conferencing
  • Configuring a Lync Room System
  • Configuring Large and Broadcast Meetings
Module 7: Designing and Implementing Monitoring and Archiving
  • Components of the Monitoring Service
  • Implementing Archiving
  • Designing an Archiving Policy
  • Implementing an Archiving Policy
  • Implementing Exchange and SharePoint Integration of Archiving
Module 8: Deploying External Access
  • External Access Overview
  • Policies and Security Configuration
  • External Access Network and Certificate Configration
  • Configuring Reverse Proxy
  • Designing Mobility and Federation
Module 9: Implementing Persistent Chat
  • Designing Persistent Chat Topology
  • Deploying Persistent Chat
  • Configuring and Managing Persistent Chat
Module 10: Implementing High Availability
  • Front End Pool Architecture
  • Back End Server High Availability
  • High Availability for Other Component Servers
Module 11: Implementing Disaster Recovery
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Implementing Front End Pool Pairing
  • Alternative Approaches to Disaster Recovery
Module 12: Integrating with SFB Online
  • Designing SFB Hybrid
  • Deploying SFB Hybrid
Module 13: Planning and Implementing an Upgrade to Skype for Business
  • Overview of Upgrade and Migration Paths
  • Performing an In-Place Upgrade


  • Designing and Publishing a Skype for Business 2015 Topology
  • Configuring DNS for Skype for Business 2015
  • Deploying Skype for Business Server 2015
  • Using Administrative Tools to Manage Skype for Business Server 2015
  • Using Tools to Troubleshoot Skype for Business Server 2015
  • Configuring Users and Clients in Skype for Business 2015
  • Configuring Policies and the Address Book in Skype for Business
  • Installing and Configuring the Office Web Apps Server
  • Configuring Conferencing in Skype for Business Server 2015
  • Implementing a Conferencing Policy
  • Configuring Additional Conferencing Modalities
  • Implementing Monitoring
  • Implementing Archiving
  • Designing and Implementing External User Access
  • Installing the Components for External Users
  • Designing and Deploying Persistent Chat
  • Configuring and Experiencing Persistent Chat
  • Designing and Implementing High Availability
  • Designing and Implementing Disaster Recovery
  • Upgrading Lync Server 2013 to Skype for Business 2015

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