Exchange Server Implementing

OVERVIEW AND OBJECTIVES

This five day course will teach support professionals the skills necessary to support Microsoft Exchange Server 2003. The following topics are included on the course:

  • Active Directory.
  • Installing Exchange.
  • Upgrading and Migrating.
  • Managing and Administering Exchange.
  • Routing.
  • Public Storage.
  • The Internet.
  • Monitoring.
  • Clustering.
  • Mobile services.

LOCATION

Exeter – Devon, Central London, Bristol or onsite at your premises.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This course is intended for network support professionals with good Windows and networking skills who need to gain an understanding of Exchange.

ON COURSE COMPLETION…

This course will help students to prepare for the following Microsoft Certified Professional exam:
– 70-284 Implementing and Managing Microsoft Exchange Server

WHAT ARE THE COURSE PREREQUISITES?

It is essential that students have a good working knowledge of Active Directory and experience of supporting Windows Server networks. Knowledge and experience of other messaging systems would be advantageous.

Overview of Exchange Server

  • What is Exchange
  • File Based Messaging Systems
  • Advantages
  • Disadvantages
  • Client-Server Based Messaging Systems
  • Advantages
  • Disadvantages
  • Core Components
  • The System Attendant
  • The Directory Service (Active Directory)
  • Information Store
  • The Routing Engine
  • Standards Based
  • Coexistence
  • Organizational Overview
  • The Organization Object
  • Administrative Groups
  • Routing Groups
  • Administrative Overview
  • Key Features of Exchange Server
  • Summary Questions Overview of Exchange Server

Installing Exchange Server

  • Requirements
  • Minimum Hardware Specification
  • Recommended Hardware Specification
  • Software Requirements
  • Security Requirements
  • Using Forestprep
  • Benefits of Running Forestprep
  • Using Domainprep
  • Creating Administrative Groups
  • The Installation Process
  • Summary Questions Installing Exchange Server

Upgrade and Migration

  • Co-existence
  • Basic network configuration
  • General Points
  • Co-existence scenario
  • Preparatory steps
  • Installing the ADC and creating a connection agreement
  • The ADCLEAN Utility
  • NTDSNoMatch
  • Installing Exchange Server 2003 in an Exchange 5 organization
  • Migrating Data
  • The ADMT
  • Migration Scenario
  • Preparation
  • Installing and using the ADMT
  • Exchange Server Migration Wizard
  • Migrating Public Folders
  • Upgrade Considerations
  • An Upgrade Scenario
  • Summary Questions Upgrade and Migration

Managing Exchange Server

  • The Exchange 2003 Toolkit
  • Exchange System Manager
  • Highest Level Containers
  • ADSI Edit
  • Schema Manager
  • Basic Security Issues
  • Delegation
  • Summary Questions Managing Exchange Server

Managing Recipients

  • Recipient Policies
  • Defining email addresses
  • Defining mailbox restrictions
  • Updating policies
  • Mailbox Defaults
  • Creating Recipients
  • Creating Mailboxes
  • Creating Contacts
  • Creating Mail-Enabled groups
  • Query based distribution groups
  • Bulk Account Management
  • CSVDE Files
  • LDIFDE Files
  • Visual Basic Scripts
  • Managing Accounts
  • Summary Questions Managing Recipients

Administering Exchange Server

  • Administrative Overview
  • Planning Administrative Groups
  • Models
  • Other Considerations
  • System Policies
  • Securing System Policies
  • Applying System Policies
  • Address Lists
  • Offline address lists
  • Recipient Update Service
  • Summary Questions
  • Administering Exchange Server

Routing

  • Routing Groups
  • Designing a Routing Group Topology
  • Creating Routing Groups
  • The Connectors
  • The Routing Group Connector
  • The SMTP Connector
  • The X400 Connector
  • Route Selection
  • Link Status
  • Message Flow
  • Intra-routing group flow
  • Inter-routing group flow
  • Queuing
  • Message Tracking
  • Summary Questions Routing
  • Storage in Exchange Server
  • Extensible Storage Engine (ESE)
  • Rich Text File
  • Native Content File
  • On-demand Conversion
  • Moving the Files
  • Storage Groups
  • Creating a Storage Group
  • Backup and Restore
  • Exchange Data
  • A recovery scenario
  • Hard disks
  • Summary Questions Storage in Exchange Server

Private Storage

  • Creating a Mailbox Store
  • Indexing
  • Assigning a mailbox policy to a mailbox store
  • Summary Questions Private Storage

Public Storage

  • Overview
  • Public Folder Stores
  • Managing stores with a policy
  • Public Folder Trees
  • Creating a public folder tree
  • Creating Public Folders
  • Creating a public folder in Outlook
  • Creating a public folder in Exchange System Manager
  • Understanding Public Folder Replication
  • Forcing replication
  • Forms
  • Creating Forms
  • Indexing
  • Summary Questions Public Storage

SMTP

  • Overview
  • ESMTP
  • Domain Name System (DNS)
  • MX Records
  • Virtual Servers
  • The default SMTP Virtual ServerWhy configure additional SMTP Virtual Servers?
  • The SMTP Connector
  • Configuring SMTP
  • Configuring Internet Connections using Virtual Servers
  • Configuring a relay host using Virtual Servers
  • Summary Questions SMTP

The Internet

  • Internet Message Format
  • Message Delivery
  • Supporting Remote clients using POP
  • POP3 Functional Overview
  • The POP Virtual Server
  • Supporting Remote clients using IMAP
  • Configuring Protocols for Mailboxes
  • Outlook Web Access
  • Overview
  • The connection process
  • Managing OWA
  • Adding a new Virtual Server or directory
  • Using a virtual directory to access public folders
  • Forms Authentication
  • Alternatives to OWA
  • Configuring RPC over HTTP
  • Front-end and Back-end configurations
  • ISA Server
  • Making your Internet configuration secure
  • Using ISA
  • Not using ISA
  • Summary Questions

Monitoring Exchange Server

  • Monitors
  • Server Monitors
  • Link Monitors
  • Critical or Warning states
  • Email Notifications
  • Logging
  • Enabling Additional Logging
  • Summary Questions Monitoring Exchange Server

Troubleshooting Exchange Server

  • Disaster Recovery
  • General recovery procedures
  • Recovering a database
  • Recovering a mailbox
  • Recovering a server
  • Troubleshooting Tools
  • Summary Questions Troubleshooting Exchange Server

Clustering

  • Overview
  • Benefits of Clustering
  • Active/Active Clustering
  • Active/Passive Clustering
  • Installing Clustering
  • Troubleshooting the Cluster
  • Restoring Clusters
  • Summary Questions Clustering
  • Review

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For more information or to book onto our Exchange Server Implementing training course please contact us on 01392 824 022 or email training@amesolutions.co.uk.

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