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Course: Deploying Microsoft Office Live Communication Server

The goal of this course is to educate IT Professionals in the area of deploying Microsoft® Office Live Communications Server 2003, Standard Edition.

The target audience for this course is system integrators and MCSEs who have experience in deploying Exchange or real-time environment technologies.

To get the most out of this course you should be familiar with the following technologies:

  • Installing and configuring Active Directory® directory service.
  • Installing Active Directory integrated DNS.
  • Certificates and certificate services.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Provide an overview of Live Communications Server 2003.
  • Plan a strategy to implement Live Communications Server infrastructure.
  • Install Live Communications Server.
  • Implement a Live Communications Server environment.
  • Set up the Live Communications Server IM Archiving Service.
  • Perform backup and restore operations.
  • Migrate users from Exchange Server 2000 to Live Communications Server 2003.
  • Provide an overview of SIP.

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Module 1, “Introduction to Live Communications Server,” covers the design goals and features of the Microsoft® Office Live Communications Server 2003, Standard Edition. It also covers the features of Microsoft Windows® Messenger 5.0. After completing this module, you will be able to explain the features of the Live Communications Server 2003 and Windows Messenger 5.0.

Module 2, “Live Communications Deployment: An Overview,” focuses on the planning strategy for the major steps involved in the implementation of the Live Communications infrastructure. After completing this module, you will be able to plan the strategy for implementing the Live Communications Server environment.

Module 3, “Installing Live Communications Server 2003,” covers in detail the two methods that can be used to install a Live Communications Server environment. After completing this module, you will be able to install the Live Communications Server.

Module 4, “Implementing Live Communications Server 2003 Environment,” covers the concepts and procedures to implement a Live Communications environment. After completing this module, you will be able to implement a Live Communications Server 2003 environment.

Module 5, “Deploying IM Archiving Service,” covers the concepts of instant messaging (IM) Archiving and procedures to setup IM Archiving Service. After completing this module, you will be able to setup IM Archiving Service.

Module 6, “Performing the Backup and Restore Operations,” focuses on the methods of performing the backup and restoring operations on the data. After completing this module, you will be able to backup the user services data.

Module 7, “Exchange IM Migration,” describes the basic concepts, benefits, and strategies for migration from Exchange IM to Live Communications Server 2003. The module also describes the process for both immediate migration, with or without importing user contacts and permissions. Finally, the module describes the benefits of gradual migration from Exchange IM to Live Communication. After completing this module, you will be able to migrate from Exchange IM to Live Communications Server 2003.

Module 8, “Overview of SIP,” provides the overview of Session Initiation Protocol (SIP). After completing this module, students will become familiar enough with the SIP protocol and SIP message structure that they can begin to use some of the various troubleshooting tools that are included with Live Communications Server 2003 to diagnose client and server communications problems.