This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to configure and manage a Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 messaging environment. This course will teach you how to configure Exchange Server 2010, as well as provide guidelines, best practices, and considerations that will help you optimize your Exchange server deployment.
This course is intended for people aspiring to be enterprise-level messaging administrators. Others who may take this course include IT generalists and help desk professionals who want to learn about Exchange Server 2010. People coming into the course are expected to have at least 3 years experience working in the IT field—typically in the areas of network administration, help desk, or system administration. They are not expected to have experience with previous Exchange Server versions.
Those intending to take the 70-662: MCTS: Exchange Server 2010, Configuring exam will also benefit from attendance at this course.
At the end of this course you will be able to:
Module 1: Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
This module describes how to prepare for, and perform, an installation of Exchange Server 2010. This module also provides details on the Exchange Server 2010 deployment.
Lab : Installing Exchange Server 2010
Lab : Verifying an Exchange Server 2010 Installation
Verifying an Exchange Server 2010 Installation
Module 2: Configuring Mailbox Servers
This module describes the Exchange Management Console and Exchange Management Shell management tools. This module also describes the Mailbox server role, some of the new Exchange Server 2010 features, and the most common Mailbox server role post-installation tasks. The module concludes with a discussion about public-folder configuration and usage.
Lab : Configuring Mailbox Servers
Module 3: Managing Recipient Objects
This module describes how you can manage recipient objects, address policies, and address lists in Exchange Server 2010, and the procedures for performing bulk management tasks in Exchange Management Shell.
Lab : Managing Exchange Recipients
Module 4: Managing Client Access
This module describes how to implement the Client Access server role in Exchange Server 2010.
Lab : Configuring Client Access Servers for Outlook Anywhere Access
Lab : Configuring Client Access Servers for Outlook Web App and Exchange ActiveSync
Module 5: Managing Message Transport
This module describes how to manage message transport in Exchange Server 2010, which includes topics such as components of message transport, how Exchange Server 2010 routes messages, and how you can troubleshoot message-transport issues. Additionally, this module provides details on deploying the Exchange Server 2010 Hub Transport server.
Lab : Managing Message Transport
Module 6: Implementing Messaging Security
This module describes how to plan for and deploy an Exchange Server 2010 Edge Transport server role, and the security issues related to the deployment. Additionally, it describes how to configure secure Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) messaging as well as Domain Security.
Lab : Configuring Edge Transport Servers and Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server
Lab : Implementing Anti-Spam Solutions
Configuring an Anti-Spam Solution on Edge Transport Servers
Module 7: Implementing High Availability
This module describes the high-availability technology built into Exchange Server 2010 and some of the outside factors that affect highly available solutions. This module provides details about how to deploy highly available mailbox databases as well as other Exchange Server 2010 server roles.
Lab : Implementing High Availability
Module 8: Implementing Backup and Recovery
This module describes the Exchange Server 2010 backup and restore features, and what you should consider when creating a backup plan.
Lab : Implementing Backup and Recovery
Module 9: Configuring Messaging Policy and Compliance
This module describes how to configure the Exchange Server 2010 messaging policy and compliance features.
Lab : Configuring Transport Rules, Journal Rules, and Multi-Mailbox Search
Lab : Configuring Personal Archives and Retention Policies
Module 10: Securing Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
This module describes how to secure your Exchange Server deployment by configuring administrative permissions and auditing and configuring secure access to the Exchange Server environment from the Internet.
Lab : Securing Exchange Server 2010
Module 11: Maintaining Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
This module describes how to monitor and maintain your Exchange Server environment. Additionally, it describes troubleshooting techniques for fixing problems that may arise.
Lab : Maintaining Exchange Server 2010
Module 12: Upgrading from Exchange Server 2003 or Exchange Server 2007 to Exchange Server 2010
This module describes the options that organizations have when they choose to implement Exchange Server 2010. Additionally, it describes how to transition an existing Exchange Server 2003 or Exchange Server 2007 organization to Exchange Server 2010.
Module 13: Implementing Exchange Online with Office 365
This module describes the Exchange Online features and how to integrate an on-premises Exchange Server 2010 deployment with Exchange Online.
To help you prepare for this class, review the following resources: