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Deploying Microsoft Office Live Communications Server 2003
(Microsoft Training Course: 2081) - 2 days - £1200 exc VAT



> Target Audience
THIS COURSE HAS NOW RETIRED. PLEASE SEE THE SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION FOR DETAILS OF ALTERNATIVE COURSES.
This course provides IT Professionals with the knowledge and skills to successfully deploy a solution that enables their organization to make better, faster decisions by connecting people, information, and processes in real time. It is intended for IT Professionals responsible for implementing and deploying instant messaging infrastructures.
> Course outline
  1. Introduction to Live Communications Server 2003
  2. Deploying Live Communications Server 2003
  3. Installing Live Communciations Server 2003
  4. Implementing a Live Communciations Server 2003 Environment
  5. Deploying the Live Communications IM Archiving Service
  6. Performing the Backup and Restore Operations
  7. Exchange IM Migration

Supplementary InformationThis course has now retired and is no longer available. We suggest you look at Courses [[{http://www.F1Comp.Co.UK/computer_training/Microsoft_Training_Courses/Office-2007/5177.aspx}5177: Implementing and Maintaining Instant Messaging Using Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007]], [[{http://www.F1Comp.Co.UK/computer_training/Microsoft_Training_Courses/Office-2007/5178.aspx}5178: Implementing and Maintaining Audio/Visual Conferencing and Web Conferencing Using Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007]] and [[{http://www.F1Comp.Co.UK/computer_training/Microsoft_Training_Courses/Office-2007/5179.aspx}5179: Implementing and Maintaining Telephony Using Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007]].
Module 1: Introduction to Live Communications Server 2003
  • Introduction to Real-Time Collaboration
  • Introduction to Live Communications Server
  • Introduction to Windows Messenger 5.0
Skills
  • Describe the features of real-time technology.
  • Describe the design goals and features of Live Communications Server.
  • Describe the features of Windows Messenger 5.0.
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Module 2: Deploying Live Communications Server 2003
  • Planning Deployment of Windows Messenger 5.0
  • Server Roles and Topologies
  • Groups, Accounts, and Security
  • Certificate Requirements
Skills
  • Consider important factors when planning a deployment strategy for Microsoft Windows Messenger 5.0.
  • Consider server roles and topology options when planning a deployment strategy for Live Communications Server.
  • Consider groups, service accounts, and security options when planning a deployment strategy for Live Communications Server.
  • Explain the certificate requirements for deploying Live Communications.
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Module 3: Installing Live Communciations Server 2003
  • Using the Live Communications Server Setup Wizard
  • Using the Installer Files
  • Using Rtcsrv.msi
  • Practice: Identifying the Locations to Run the Preparation Tasks
  • Lab: Installing Live Communications Home Server
Skills
  • Install a Live Communications Server using the Live Communications Server Setup Wizard.
  • Install components required for implementing a Live Communications environment using installer files.
  • Describe the steps to install a Live Communications Server using the Rtcsrv.msi file.
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Module 4: Implementing a Live Communciations Server 2003 Environment
  • Configuring a Live Communications Server 2003 Environment
  • Installing and Configuring Windows Messenger 5.0
  • Lab: Deploying a Multiple-Domain, Single-Forest Live Communications Topology
Skills
  • Configure home servers.
  • Configure front-end servers.
  • Configure users for Live Communications Server.
  • Install and configure Microsoft Windows Messenger version 5.0.
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Module 5: Deploying the Live Communications IM Archiving Service
  • Setting Up the Live Communications IM Archiving Service
  • Lab: Installing and Configuring IM Archiving
Skills
  • Set up the Live Communications IM Archiving Service
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Module 6: Performing the Backup and Restore Operations
  • User Services Data Backup
  • Identifying the Topology for Data Recovery
  • Lab: Backing Up and Restoring User Information on the Live Communications Server
Skills
  • Describe the tools used to back up the Home Server.
  • Describe the topology for data recovery.
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Module 7: Exchange IM Migration
  • Overview of Migration
  • Immediate Migration Without Importing User Contacts and Permissions
  • Immediate Migration With Importing User Contacts and Permissions
  • Lab: Migrating Users from Exchange Server 2000 to Live Communications Server
Skills
  • Describe the basic concepts and strategies for migration from Exchange IM to Live Communications Server.
  • Describe the process for immediate migration without importing user contacts and permissions.
  • Describe the process for immediate migration with importing user contacts and permissions.
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> Pre-Requisites
Before attending this course, students must have the following pre-requisites:
  • Completed Course 2400, Implementing and Managing Microsoft Exchange Server 2003, or equivalent knowledge.
  • Completed Course 2277, Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure: Network Services, or equivalent knowledge.
  • Completed Course 2279, Planning, Implementing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active Directory Infrastructure, or equivalent knowledge.
  • System administrator–level working knowledge of public key certificates.
> Purpose
After completing this course, students will be able to describe the features and infrastructure of Live Communications Server 2003; deploy the strategy for implementing the Live Communications Server environment; install the Live Communications Server; configure a Live Communications Server 2003 environment; configure the IM Archiving Service; backup and restore the user services data; migrate from Exchange IM to Live Communications Server.
> Supplementary Information
This course has now retired and is no longer available. We suggest you look at Courses [[{http://www.F1Comp.Co.UK/computer_training/Microsoft_Training_Courses/Office-2007/5177.aspx}5177: Implementing and Maintaining Instant Messaging Using Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007]], [[{http://www.F1Comp.Co.UK/computer_training/Microsoft_Training_Courses/Office-2007/5178.aspx}5178: Implementing and Maintaining Audio/Visual Conferencing and Web Conferencing Using Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007]] and [[{http://www.F1Comp.Co.UK/computer_training/Microsoft_Training_Courses/Office-2007/5179.aspx}5179: Implementing and Maintaining Telephony Using Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007]].