Core Administration - Skype for Business Server

Skype for Business Server empowers seamless communications and data sharing anywhere from desktop to mobile. This course will teach you the core administrative aspects from system and user management to practical troubleshooting tips and tricks.
Course info
Rating
(12)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
July 1, 2016
Duration
4h 38m
Table of contents
Introduction
26m 36s
Description
Course info
Rating
(12)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
July 1, 2016
Duration
4h 38m
Description

Operating a complex platform like Unified Communications and Collaboration to provide seamless access across typical productivity tools and applications is a challenging undertaking. In this course, Core Administration - Skype for Business Server, you'll learn the foundational knowledge of system and user management. First, you will acquire the skill to handle core user administration, policies, and configuration settings. Next, you'll learn how to manage topology, define system components, and behavior to control access privileges. Finally, you'll understand how to deploy tools and applications to effectively troubleshoot and support the environment. When you're finished with this course, you'll gain the essential skills and know-how to run a smooth and problem-free infrastructure. As a bonus, this course takes a look at on-premise vs. Skype for Business Online (Office 365) deployment scenarios in addition to management using PowerShell Remoting and a reference test lab topology to help complement your learning experience. Recommended Software (or higher versions/service packs): Windows Server 2012 R2, Skype for Business Sever 2015, Lync Server 2013, SQL Server 2012 SP2, Office Web Apps 2013 SP1, Exchange Server 2013, SharePoint Server 2013, Windows 10 Pro, Office Pro 2013/Outlook 2016

About the author
About the author

Desmond Lee (MVP Office Server & Services / Skype for Business) is an established speaker, trainer, coach, and self-taught developer specializing in Microsoft enterprise infrastructure and cloud solutions. Travel, snowboarding, and scuba diving are some of his favorite past times when he is not moderating TechNet/MSDN Forums as a volunteer. Desmond founded the Swiss IT Pro User Group in Zurich where he is currently based.

Transcript
Transcript

Practical, concise and straight to the point. That’s what system and user management in this course entitled "Core Administration - Skype for Business" is all about. My name is Desmond Lee and a very warm welcome to you! I'm an MVP in Office Servers and Services, formally Skype for Business Server and work as a long-time practitioner in the field of Unified Communications and Collaboration, security, web and cloud technologies. Skype for Business Server empowers seamless communications and data sharing anywhere from desktop to mobile whether you're deploying an on-premise or cloud solution. In this course, 1. you will acquire the skill to handle core user administration, policies and configuration settings. 2. Next, you’ll learn how to manage topology, define system components and behavior to control access privileges. 3. Finally, you’ll understand how to deploy tools and applications to effectively troubleshoot and support the environment. When you’re finished with this course, you'll gain the practical skills and know-how to run a smooth and problem free on premise infrastructure today and that of a hybrid or cloud solution going forward. I look forward to have you on board in this exciting journey to learn about Core Administration in "Skype for Business" at PluralSight.