M10534: Planning and Designing a Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Solution

5 Day Course
Hands On
Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code M10534

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Overview of the Lync Server 2010 Design Process (5 topics)

  • Describe the Lync Server 2010 architecture.
  • Describe the Lync Server 2010 core capabilities.
  • Explain the Lync Server 2010 design process.
  • Assess the infrastructure requirements and update the Lync Server 2010 design.
  • Plan for all Microsoft solutions framework phases.

Designing a Lync Server 2010 Topology (7 topics)

  • Plan infrastructure requirements for Lync Server 2010.
  • Use the Lync Server 2010 Planning Tool.
  • Use Topology Builder.
  • Plan for site topology.
  • Design for site topology.
  • Plan the server infrastructure.
  • Create a design documentation using Microsoft office.

Designing for Conferencing and External Scenarios (7 topics)

  • Describe conferencing and external capabilities of Lync Server 2010.
  • Design for dial-in conferencing.
  • Design for audio/video and web conferencing.
  • Plan for IM and presence federation.
  • Design Edge services.
  • Plan for DNS implementation
  • Plan for PKI implementation.

Planning and Designing Load Balancing (2 topics)

  • Plan for load balancing.
  • Design load balancing.

Designing a Mediation Server Topology (2 topics)

  • Design Mediation Server.
  • Design Media ByPass.

Designing Voice Infrastructure (6 topics)

  • Describe the Lync Server 2010 architecture.
  • Explain Lync Server 2010 Telephony Interoperability options
  • Define number manipulations.
  • Define voice policies
  • Design a Voice Routing solution
  • Explain Address Book Service in Lync Server 2010

Creating a Network Design for Lync Server 2010 (4 topics)

  • Plan for media requirements.
  • Plan for bandwidth based on usage.
  • Plan for Call Admission Control.
  • Design Call Admission Control.

Designing Response Group Services (3 topics)

  • Describe Response Group Services.
  • Plan for Response Group Services.
  • Design Response Group Services.

Designing Location Services in Lync Server 2010 (2 topics)

  • Plan for Location Services.
  • Design Location Services.

Designing Exchange Server Unified Messaging Integration with Lync Server 2010 (3 topics)

  • Describe Exchange Server 2010 Unified Messaging.
  • Plan a Voice Mail solution for Lync Server 2010.
  • Design a Voice Mail solution for Lync Server 2010

Designing Resiliency (3 topics)

  • Plan site resiliency.
  • Design site resiliency.
  • Design system monitoring.

Designing Backup and Disaster Recovery (2 topics)

  • Design a backup and restore strategy
  • Explain Lync Server 2010 backup and recovery considerations.

Designing Monitoring and Archiving (2 topics)

  • Design Monitoring Server topology.
  • Design Archiving Server topology.

Planning a Migration to Lync Server 2010 (4 topics)

  • Describe coexistence and migration.
  • Plan a migration strategy.
  • Plan for clients and devices.
  • Design a client migration and device migration strategy


The students should have 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 Apart from this, students should have knowledge on Windows Server Active Directory deployment and should have attended the TS level Course 10533A: Configuring and Managing Microsoft Lync Server 2010 or possess equivalent experience or skills.

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