Course Introduction

Core Solutions of Microsoft Skype for Business 2015 (M20334) course teaches IT professionals ways to plan, deploy, configure as well as administer Microsoft Skype for business 2015 solution. During this course, delegates will learn to use a multi-site and using Skype for business infrastructure which supports instant messaging, video calls, conferencing, chatting, archiving along with monitoring.

Also, the participants will be learning to manage, maintain and troubleshoot issues that persist in the infrastructure. This Microsoft Lync certification focuses mainly on the on-premises deployment of Skype for business. However, it also includes information on integrating the on-premises deployment with Skype for online business and about migrating from an older version of Lync Server. This course enables delegates to prepare for the exam Exam 70-334.

Core Solutions of Microsoft Skype for Business 2015

This training teaches IT, professionals, how to plan, deploy, configure, and administer a Skype for Business 2015 solution. Delegates 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. Delegates will also learn how to handle and troubleshoot issues in the infrastructure. This training targets 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.

Course Content

  1. Create Skype for business 2015 topology
    • An overview of Skype business 2015.
    • Skype for business online.
    • Administrative tools of Skype for Business.
    • Update Topology.
    • Plan Server Deployment.
  2. Install and implement Skype for Business Server 2015
    • Service and Server dependencies.
    • Skype for business server 2015 installation.
    • Integrate Skype with business server 2015 with Exchange Server as well as SharePoint Server.
    • DNS configuration of Skype for Business 2015.
    • DNS records creation.
    • Install and configure Skype for business server 2015.
    • Deploy Skype for business server 2015.
    • Install Skype for business certificates
    • Exchange Server Integration configuration.
  3. Administering Skype for Business Server 2015 
    • Control Panel and Management shell of Skype for Business.
    • Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) implementation.
    • Skype for Business 2015 troubleshooting tools.
    • Skype for Business Shell’s scripting.
    • How to use Skype for Business Management Shell?
    • Use the Test Cmdlets (Command).
    • Steps for installing Skype for Business Control Panel on Windows 10 and using its shell.
    • Creating RBAC Structure using command shell cmdlets.
    • Capturing an IM Conversation
    • Using Message Analyser to perform a Network Capture.
  4. Users and Clients configuration in Skype for Business 2015
    • User configuration.
    • Deploy Skype for Business 2015 Clients.
    • Sign in, Register and Authenticate.
    • Setting up client policies and learning Skype for Business Server 2015 settings.
    • Manage address book.
    • Enable users to use the Management Shell.
    • Troubleshoot User login issues.
    • Setting up client policies and address book.
  5. Configure and Implement Conferencing in Skype for Business 2015
    • Conferencing features and structure.
    • Integrate Skype for Business 2015 with office web apps server.
    • Office web apps Server’s installation and configuration.
    • Conferencing Settings configuration.
    • Namespace and bandwidth planning.
    • Configure and validate Skype for business conferencing
  6. Performing additional Conferencing options in Skype for Business Server 2015
    • Conferencing lifecycle
    • Design and Configure audio/video as well as web conferencing policies
    • Deploy dial in Conferencing
    • Set a Lync Room System for Large and Broadcast Meetings
    • Configure and troubleshoot Conferencing Policies
    • Setup for Dial-in Conferencing and a Lync Room System.
  7. Create and Implement Monitoring and Archiving in Skype for Business 2015
    • Mechanisms of Monitoring Service.
    • Execute Archiving.
    • Create and execute an Archive policy.
    • Exchange and SharePoint Integration of Archiving implementation.
    • Enable monitoring reports.
    • Experience archiving of an IM session to exchange.
  8. Deploy Skype for Business 2015 External Access
    • Overview of External access.
    • Configure external access security and policies
    • Reverse Proxy configuration.
    • Design Mobility and Federation in Skype for business 2015.
    • Define Edge Server in the Topology
    • Install and configure the Edge Server
    • Install and Configure Reverse Proxy
    • External messaging troubleshooting
  9. Implement Persistent Chat in Skype for Business 2015
    • Design & Deploy Persistent Chat Topology.
    • Configure and manage persistent chat.
    • Configure and install topology for Persistent Chat.
    • Configure chat rooms and policies
    • Validate and troubleshoot persistent Chat Deployment.
  10. Implement High Availability in Skype for Business 2015
    • Front-end Pool Architecture.
    • Back-end Server High Availability.
    • Configure SQL Always On.
    • High Availability for Other Component Servers.
    • Configure DNS Load Balancing.
  11. Implement Disaster Recovery in Skype for Business 2015
    • Disaster Recovery in Skype for Business.
    • Front-End Pool Pairing implementation.
    • Other techniques for Disaster Recovery in Skype for Business 2015.
    • Configure Pool Pairing.
    • Test Pool Failover.
  12. Integrate with Skype for Business 2015 Online 
    • Designing as well as deploying Skype for Business Hybrid.
  13. Plan and Implement an upgrade to Skype for Business 2015
    • Upgrade and Migration Paths overview.
    • Perform an In-Place Upgrade of Lync 2013 to Skype for Business 2015.
    • Perform an In-Place Upgrade.


Along with their professional experience, delegates attending this course should also have the following technical knowledge:

  • Administering Windows server like windows server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012 experience of at least two years.
  • Understanding of data networks, telecommunication standards and components.
  • Minimum two years of experience working with Active Directory and name resolution including DNS.
  • Some experience of working with certificates including PKI certificate and windows power shell.

Target Audience

  • The intended audience for this course includes IT professionals who are responsible for deploying Skype for business in their current role. If delegates have some prior experience of previous versions of Lync Server, it can be beneficial, however, not necessarily required to enrol for the course.
  • Learners must be proficient with Active Directory Domain Services, Data Networks and telecommunication standards & components which support Skype for business configuration.
  • Delegates must be aware of exchange server and office 365.

Delegates Will Learn How To

During this course, students will learn the following:

  • Defining the structure of Skype for business 2015, designing its topology, installing and implementing it.
  • Designing and implementing clients as well as users in it.
  • Performing conferencing along with designing and performing additional conferencing options.
  • Creating and performing high availability, persistent chat and disaster recovery scenarios in Skype for business 2015.
  • Developing & performing monitoring and archiving in Skype for Business 2015.
  • Creating and implementing connectivity for external organisations and users.
  • Building and deploying Skype according to different business requirements.
  • Developing and implementing an upgrade from Lync to Skype for business 2015.
  • Using various available tools how to administer and manage Skype for business server 2015.

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