About Skype for Business

Microsoft Skype for Business training endeavors to train the students on planning, deploying, configuring and administering Microsoft Skype for Business 2015 solutions. Deployment of multi-site and highly available Skype that supports persistent chat, conferencing, instant messaging, monitoring and archiving are the focused areas of this Skype for Business course delivery. Managing, maintaining, and troubleshooting various infrastructural issues will also be explained during this Skype for Business certification exam 70-334 training.
New product enhancements are covered that let learners upgrade from previous versions of Lync Server (2013/2010). Skype for business training builds upon the concepts of Lync by integrating with Office 365, and enabling enterprises to share content and communicate better both externally and internally.

Prerequisites

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

Course Outline

Module 1: Installing and Implementing Skype for Business Server 2015

This module helps you to identify the external dependencies for Skype for Business Server

  1. It also explains how to plan SIP domains to ensure a successful implementation. Further,

it describes how to install Skype for Business Server 2015 and how it integrated with Exchange

Server and SharePoint Server.

 

Lessons

Server and Service Dependencies

Planning SIP Domains

Installing Skype for Business Server 2015

Integrating Skype for Business Server 2015 with Exchange Server and SharePoint

Server

 

Lab : Deploying Skype for Business Server 2015

Creating DNS Records

Installing and Configuring Skype for Business Server 2015

Installing Skype for Business Certificates

Configuring Exchange Server Integration

 

Lab : Configuring DNS for Skype for Business 2015

Creating DNS Records

Installing and Configuring Skype for Business Server 2015

Installing Skype for Business Certificates

Configuring Exchange Server Integration

 

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Identify the external dependencies for Skype for Business Server 2015.
  • Explain how to plan the SIP domains to ensure a successful implementation.
  • Describe how to install Skype for Business Server 2015.
  • Describe how Skype for Business Server 2015 is integrated with Exchange Server and SharePoint Server.

 

Module 2: Administering Skype for Business Server 2015

This module explains how to use the Skype for Business Control Panel and Skype for Business

Management Shell. It also explains how to create useful Skype for Business scripts and implement Role Based Access Control in Skype for Business. Additionally, this module explains how to use important Test cmdlets and various tools to troubleshoot Skype for Business 2015.

 

Lessons

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 Tools to Troubleshoot Skype for Business Server 2015

Installing the Skype for Business Control Panel on Windows 10

Using the Skype for Business Control Panel

Using the Skype for Business Management Shell

Using Command Shell Cmdlets to Create an RBAC Structure

Using Test Cmdlets

Capturing an IM Conversation

Performing a Network Capture by Using Message Analyzer

Lab: Using Administrative Tools to Manage Skype for Business Server 2015

Installing the Skype for Business Control Panel on Windows 10

Using the Skype for Business Control Panel

Using the Skype for Business Management Shell

Using Command Shell Cmdlets to Create an RBAC Structure

Using Test Cmdlets

Capturing an IM Conversation

Performing a Network Capture by Using Message Analyzer

 

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain how to use the Skype for Business Control Panel.
  • Explain how to use the Skype for Business Management Shell.
  • Explain how to create useful Skype for Business scripts.
  • Explain how to implement Role Based Access Control in Skype for Business.
  • Explain how to use important Test cmdlets.
  • Explain how to use the various tools to troubleshoot Skype for Business 2015.

 

Module 3: Configuring Users and Clients in Skype for Business 2015

This module explains how to configure users for Skype for Business. It also explains how to deploy Skype for Business 2015 clients and configure client policies. It explains the authentication and sign‐in process for the clients. It also describes how to configure the server settings that impact Skype for Business and how to generate and distribute the Skype for

Business Address Book.

 

Lessons

Configuring Users

Deploying Skype for Business 2015 Clients

Sign In, Registration, and Authentication

Configuring Skype for Business Client Policies

Configuring Skype for Business Server 2015 Settings

Managing the Skype for Business Address Book

 

Lab: Configuring Users and Clients in Skype for Business 2015

Enabling Users for Skype for Business Using the Management Shell

Troubleshooting a User Login Issue

Configuring Client Policies

Configuring the Address Book

 

Lab: Configuring Policies and the Address Book in Skype for Business 2015

Enabling Users for Skype for Business Using the Management Shell

Troubleshooting a User Login Issue

Configuring Client Policies

Configuring the Address Book

 

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain how to configure users for Skype for Business.
  • Explain how to deploy Skype for Business 2015 clients.
  • Explain the authentication and sign in process for Skype for Business clients.
  • Describe how to configure client policies.
  • Explain how to configure the server settings that impact Skype for Business.
  • Describe how to generate and distribute the Skype for Business Address Book.

 

Module 4: Configuring and Implementing Conferencing in Skype for Business 2015

This modules explains the features for conferencing in Skype for Business 2015. It also explains

how to integrate the Office Web Apps Server with Skype for Business 2015. It then explains

how to design and implement simple URLs. Further, it describes the bandwidth requirements

of the conferencing codecs and explains how to configure the conferencing settings of Skype

for Business Server 2015.

 

Lessons

Conferencing Features and Modalities

Integrating Skype for Business 2015 with Office Web Apps Server

Namespace Planning

Bandwidth Planning

Configuring Conferencing Settings

 

Lab: Installing and Configuring the Office Web Apps Server

Installing and Configuring the Office Web Apps Server

Configuring Skype for Business Conferencing

Validating Skype for Business Conferencing

 

Lab: Configuring Conferencing in Skype for Business Server 2015

Installing and Configuring the Office Web Apps Server

Configuring Skype for Business Conferencing

Validating Skype for Business Conferencing

 

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the available features for conferencing in Skype for Business 2015.
  • Explain how to integrate the Office Web Apps Server with Skype for Business 2015.
  • Explain how to design and implement simple URLs.
  • Explain the bandwidth requirements of the conferencing codecs.
  • Explain how to configure the conferencing settings of Skype for Business Server 2015.

 

Module 5: Designing and Implementing Monitoring and Archiving in Skype for Business 2015

This module explains the components of the monitoring service in Skype for Business 2015. It also explains how to design and implement archiving, design an archiving policy, and implement an archiving policy. Additionally, it explains how to implement the archiving of

Skype for Business IMs and conferences in Exchange and SharePoint.

 

Lessons

Components of the Monitoring Service

Implementing Archiving

Designing an Archiving Policy

Implementing an Archiving Policy

Implementing Exchange and SharePoint Integration of Archiving

 

Lab: Implementing Monitoring

Enabling Monitoring Reports

Experiencing Archiving of an IM Session to Exchange

Lab: Implementing Archiving

Enabling Monitoring Reports

Experiencing Archiving of an IM Session to Exchange

 

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the components of the monitoring service in Skype for Business 2015.
  • Explain how to design and implement archiving.
  • Explain how to design an archiving policy.
  • Explain how to implement an archiving policy.
  • Explain how to implement the archiving of Skype for Business IMs and conferences in Exchange and SharePoint.

 

Module 6: Implementing Additional Conferencing Options in Skype for Business Server 2015

This module explains the conferencing lifecycle and the implementation of audio/video and

Web conferencing policies. It also explains how to design and configure dial‐in conferencing and large and broadcast meetings. It also explains how to configure a Lync Room System.

 

Lessons

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

 

Lab: Implementing a Conferencing Policy

Configuring Conferencing Policies

Troubleshooting Conferencing

Configuring Dial‐In Conferencing

Configuring a Lync Room System

 

Lab: Configuring Additional Conferencing Modalities

Configuring Conferencing Policies

Troubleshooting Conferencing

Configuring Dial‐In Conferencing

Configuring a Lync Room System

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain the conferencing lifecycle.
  • Explain how to implement audio/video and Web conferencing policies.
  • Explain how to design and configure dial‐in conferencing.
  • Explain how to configure a Lync Room System.
  • Explain how to configure large and broadcast meetings.

 

Module 7: Deploying Skype for Business 2015 External Access

This module explains the modalities for external access and capabilities for remote users. It also explains how to design and implement External Access Policies and security to meet the needs of an organization. Additionally, it explains how to design and manage external network configurations, create and manage reverse proxy configurations, design and manage the mobility service. Further, it explains how to design and configure federation.

 

Lessons

External Access Overview

Configuring External Access Policies and Security

Configuring External Access Network and Certificates

Configuring Reverse Proxy

Designing Mobility in Skype for Business 2015

Designing Federation in Skype for Business 2015

 

Lab: Designing and Implementing External User Access

Defining the Edge Server in the Topology

Installing and Configuring the Edge Server

Installing and Configuring Reverse Proxy

Troubleshooting External Messaging

 

Lab: Installing the Components for External Users

Defining the Edge Server in the Topology

Installing and Configuring the Edge Server

Installing and Configuring Reverse Proxy

Troubleshooting External Messaging

 

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the modalities for external access and capabilities for remote users.
  • Explain how to design and implement External Access Policies and security to meet the needs of an organization.
  • Explain how to design and manage external network configurations.
  • Explain how to create and manage reverse proxy configurations.
  • Explain how to design and manage the mobility service.
  • Explain how to design and configure federation.

 

Module 8: Implementing Persistent Chat in Skype for Business 2015

This module explains how to design a Persistent Chat topology. It also explains how to deploy

Persistent Chat and configure and manage Persistent Chat.

 

Lessons

Designing Persistent Chat Topology

Deploying Persistent Chat

Configuring and Managing Persistent Chat

 

Lab: Configuring and Experiencing Persistent Chat

Configuring the Topology for Persistent Chat

Installing Persistent Chat

Configuring Chat Rooms and Policies

Validating the Persistent Chat Deployment

Troubleshooting Persistent Chat

 

Lab: Designing and Deploying Persistent Chat

Configuring the Topology for Persistent Chat

Installing Persistent Chat

Configuring Chat Rooms and Policies

Validating the Persistent Chat Deployment

Troubleshooting Persistent Chat

 

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain how to design a Persistent Chat topology.
  • Explain how to deploy Persistent Chat.
  • Explain how to configure and manage Persistent Chat.

 

Module 9: Implementing Disaster Recovery in Skype for Business 2015

This module explains the concepts of disaster recovery in Skype for Business 2015. It also explains how to design and implement Pool Pairing and how to plan additional disaster recovery scenarios.

 

Lessons

Disaster Recovery in Skype for Business

Implementing Front End Pool Pairing

Other Approaches to Disaster Recovery in Skype for Business 2015

 

Lab: Designing and Implementing Disaster Recovery

Configuring Pool Pairing

Testing the Pool Failover

 

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain the concepts of disaster recovery in Skype for Business 2015.
  • Explain how to design and implement Pool Pairing.
  • Explain how to plan additional disaster recovery scenarios.

 

Module 10: Integrating with Skype for Business 2015 Online

This module explains how to design and deploy Skype for Business hybrid.

 

Lessons

Designing Skype for Business Hybrid

Deploying Skype for Business Hybrid

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain how to design Skype for Business hybrid.
  • Explain how to deploy Skype for Business hybrid.

 

Module 11: Implementing High Availability in Skype for Business 2015

This module explains how to configure DNS and hardware load balancing. It also explains how to plan the high availability for back end servers. Further, it describes high availability solutions for the other components of Skype for Business 2015.

 

Lessons

Front End Pool Architecture

Back End Server High Availability

High Availability for Other Component Servers

 

Lab: Designing and Implementing High Availability

Configuring DNS Load Balancing

Configuring SQL Always On

 

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain how to configure DNS and hardware load balancing.
  • Explain how to plan the high availability for back end servers.
  • Describe high availability solutions for the other components of Skype for Business 2015.

 

Module 12: Planning and Implementing an Upgrade to Skype for Business 2015

This module describes the upgrade and migration paths from Lync Server 2010 and Lync

Server 2013. It also explains how to upgrade a Lync Server 2013 Pool to Skype for Business

2015.

 

Lessons

Overview of Upgrade and Migration Paths

Performing an In‐Place Upgrade

 

Lab: Upgrading Lync Server 2013 to Skype for Business 2015

Performing an In‐Place Upgrade of Lync 2013 to Skype for Business 2015.

 

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the upgrade and migration paths from Lync Server 2010 and Lync Server 2013.
  • Explain how to upgrade a Lync Server 2013 Pool to Skype for Business 2015.

 

Module 13: Designing the Skype for Business 2015 Topology

This module describes the high level components and features of Skype for Business 2015 and the purpose of the various Skype for Business administrative tools. It also explains the main components of Skype for Business Online and coexistence with on‐premises Skype for Business Servers.

 

Lessons

Skype for Business 2015 Overview

Skype for Business Administrative Tools

Skype for Business Online

 

Lab: Designing and Publishing a Skype for Business 2015 Topology

Planning the New York Server Deployment

Updating the Topology

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the high‐level components and features of Skype for Business 2015.
  • Describe the purpose of the various Skype for Business administrative tools.
  • Describe main components of Skype for Business Online and coexistence with on‐premises Skype for Business Servers.

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