Pluralsight (Video) Course: Core Administration – Skype for Business Server

New online video course for IT Pros and DevOps by our in-house expert Desmond LEE entitled “Core Administration – Skype for Business Server”. Learn at your own pace with this practical course with lots of demo touching on premise to cloud deployments (Office 365 / Skype for Business Online).

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.

Check out this course’s free overview here and sign-up today!

Getting Started – Prerequisites and Lab Setup
User & Policy Management
Configuration Settings Administration
Topology Management
Configuring Mobile, Remote, and Federated Access
Understanding Operations & Support

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.

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


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