Lync 2013 Depth Support Engineer Course (55070A)
- IT support consultants and telecommunication support professionals who provide support services for unified communication solutions.
- Support professionals who want to attain the troubleshooting skills required to become a Depth Support Engineer.
- Helpdesk personnel and administrators who support a Lync Server 2013 environment and wish to deepen their knowledge and improve their troubleshooting skills.
- Attended Core Solutions of Microsoft Lync Server 2013 (20336) and Enterprise Voice and Online Services with Microsoft Lync Server 2013 (20337)
- Core Solutions of Microsoft Lync Server 2013 (exam 70-336) and Enterprise Voice & Online Services with Microsoft Lync Server 2013 (exam 70-337) certifications
- Proficiency in Active Directory Domain Services, Windows Server, data networks, Microsoft Exchange Server, and telecommunication standards that support Lync Server 2013 configurations
- Knowledge of UC endpoints, including Lync 2013 clients and Lync Phone Edition
- Knowledge of SQL Server
- Knowledge of VoIP technologies including SIP
- Knowledge of formal troubleshooting methodology
- Knowledge of DNS, PKI and Digital Certificates
- A minimum two years’ experience with Microsoft Lync technologies and various deployment and configurations
- Effectively troubleshoot the Lync Server system with an understanding of architectural dependencies
- Identify the most effective tool to analyze and troubleshoot a Lync Server 2013 infrastructure in various support scenarios
- Troubleshoot Lync authentication, Persistent Chat, Presence, and Address Book issues for internal users
- Troubleshoot federation and remote connectivity issues related to firewall, reverse proxy, and Edge Server configurations
- Troubleshoot web and A/V conferencing for all users
- Troubleshoot Enterprise Voice, including configuration, call setup and teardown, and connection to external telephony systems
- Troubleshoot voice call quality and bandwidth issues
- Troubleshoot Lync Server voice applications
- Troubleshoot integration issues with Exchange and SharePoint
- Troubleshoot Lync Server HA / DR issues
Module 1: Reviewing Lync Server 2013 Architecture
This module explains how to analyze the Lync Server 2013 infrastructure to assist in troubleshooting configuration and installation issues. It also describes how to recognize DNS and certificate configuration issues. Additionally, it explores SQL database troubleshooting.
- Lync Server 2013 Architecture Dependencies
- Microsoft Supported Architectures
- Name Resolution and Certificates
- Database Management and SQL High Availability
- Advanced Role Based Access Control Assignment
Module 2: Developing a Depth Support Toolkit
This module explains how to use the tools that Microsoft has provided to analyze and troubleshoot a Lync Server 2013 infrastructure.
- Network and Media Traffic Analysis
- Lync Server Control Panel
- Lync Server 2013 Resource Kit and Debugging Tools
- Built-in Server Tools
- SIP Primer
Module 3: Troubleshooting Client Authentication, Persistent Chat, and Presence
This module explains how to troubleshoot Lync authentication. It also describes how to analyze and resolve issues with Persistent Chat, Presence, and Address Book related issues.
- Client Issues
- Persistent Chat
- Presence and Address Book Issues
- Archiving Issues
- VDI Issues
Module 4: Troubleshooting Remote Connectivity
This module explains how to troubleshoot federation, including XMPP, Skype, and Public IM Connectivity. It also describes appropriate external port configurations and how to analyze and troubleshoot external connection issues, as well as common Edge and reverse proxy misconfigurations.
- Edge Remote Connectivity
- Reverse Proxy
- Mobile Devices
- Port Configuration
- Remote Connectivity Testing
Module 5: Troubleshooting Conferencing
This module explains how to troubleshoot the conferencing life cycle, including MCU health, the join launcher, and Lync Web App. It also describes troubleshooting external conferencing data problems.
- Core Conferencing Modalities
- Configuration of Office Web Apps Server
- Conferencing Life Cycle
- Conferencing Data
- Lync Room System
Module 6: Troubleshooting Enterprise Voice Configuration Issues
This module explains how to analyze dial plans, routes, PSTN usages, session management, and media bypass in order to resolve call issues. Additionally, problems with call setup and teardown will be analyzed and resolved.
- Enterprise Voice Configuration
- Call Setup and Teardown
- Connection to External Telephony Systems
Module 7: Analyzing and Troubleshooting Enterprise Voice Call Quality
This module explains how to review quality of experience logs and analyze call flow and network bandwidth to evaluate and resolve call quality issues. Additionally this module will provide detail on troubleshooting the Lync Features that facilitate bandwidth management such as CAC and QoE.
- Voice Quality Issues
- UC Devices and Peripherals
Module 8: Analyzing and Troubleshooting Enterprise Voice Applications
This module explains how to troubleshoot each of the Voice applications used with Lync Server 2013.
- Call Park Service
- Troubleshooting Response Groups
- Announcement Service
Module 9: Troubleshooting High Availability, Disaster Recovery, and Voice Resiliency
This module explains how to troubleshoot High Availability, Disaster Recovery and Voice Resilience features in Lync Server 2013.
- Supported Lync Server 2013 High Availability Configurations
- Load Balancing Web Services
- Setting Appropriate Disaster Recovery Expectations
Module 10: Troubleshooting Exchange and SharePoint Integration
This module explains how to troubleshoot Lync Server 2013 integration with Exchange Server 2013. Additionally, it describes how to troubleshoot integration with SharePoint Server 2013.
- Exchange 2013 Unified Messaging
- Unified Contacts Store
- Archiving and Compliance
- SharePoint 2013 Site Mailboxes
- SharePoint 2013 eDiscovery