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MCSE Communications

This course teaches IT professionals how to design, deploy, configure, plan and administer a Microsoft Lync Server 2013 solution. The course emphasizes Lync Server 2013 Enterprise Unified Communications characteristics with specific 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.


IT Professionals.


Knowledge of Active Directory Domain Services, Experience managing software in a Windows 2008 R2 enterprise server or Windows Server 2012 environment.

Duration of the course:
Part Time : 150 Days (2 hrs./day)
Full Time : 75 Days (4 hrs./day)

Course Outline

70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012:

  • Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012
  • Introduction to Active Directory Domain Services
  • Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects
  • Automating Active Directory Domain Services Administration
  • Implementing IPv4
  • Implementing DHCP
  • Implementing DNS
  • Implementing IPv6
  • Implementing Local Storage
  • Implementing File and Print Services
  • Implementing Group Policy
  • Securing Windows Servers Using Group Policy Objects
  • Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V

70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012

  • 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

70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services:

  • Implement advanced network services
  • Implement advanced file services
  • Implement dynamic access control
  • Implement network load balancing
  • Implement failover clustering
  • Implement failover clustering with Hyper-V
  • Implement disaster recovery
  • Implement distributed Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) deployments
  • Implement AD DS sites and replication
  • Implement Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS)
  • Implement Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS
  • Implement Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS)

70-336: Core Solutions of Microsoft Lync Server 2013

  • Architecture and Design Approach for Microsoft Lync Server 2013
  • Designing a Lync Server 2013 Topology
  • Configuring Users and Rights in Microsoft Lync Server 2013
  • Client and Device Deployment and Management
  • Conferencing in Lync Server 2013
  • Designing and Deploying External Access
  • Deploying Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Persistent Chat
  • Monitoring and Archiving
  • Administration and Maintenance of Lync Server 2013
  • High Availability in Lync Server 2013
  • Disaster Recovery in Lync Server 2013
  • Planning a Migration to Lync Server 2013

70-337: Enterprise Voice and Online Services with Microsoft Lync Server 2013:

  • Voice Architecture
  • Configuring Basic Enterprise Voice Functionality
  • Designing Exchange Server 2013 Unified Messaging with Lync Server 2013
  • Voice Applications
  • Configuring and Deploying Emergency Calling
  • PSTN Integration
  • Lync Server 2013 and Networking
  • Phones and Devices
  • Online Configuration and Migration
  • Hybrid Voice and Unified Messaging
  • Monitoring Server Reports
  • Voice Resiliency