Microsoft Exchange Server is a mail server that runs on Windows Server. It lets your users be more productive by helping them manage increasing volumes of communications across multiple devices and work together more effectively as teams.

With Exchange Server you can increase user productivity and keep your organization safe, while maintaining the control you need.

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20345-1: Administering Microsoft Exchange Server 2016

Overview

This 5-day instructor-led course teaches IT professionals how to administer and support Exchange Server 2016. Students will learn how to install Exchange Server 2016, and how to configure and manage an Exchange Server environment. The course covers how to manage mail recipients and public folders, including how to perform bulk operations using Exchange Management Shell. Students also will learn how to manage client connectivity, message transport and hygiene, how to implement and manage highly available Exchange Server deployments, and how to implement back up and disaster recovery solutions.

The course also teaches students how to maintain and monitor an Exchange Server 2016 deployment. In addition, students will learn how to administer Exchange Online in an Office 365 deployment.

Audience Profile

This course is primarily intended for people aspiring to become enterprise-level messaging administrators for Exchange Server 2016. IT generalists and help-desk professionals who want to learn about Exchange Server 2016 might also take this course. Students taking this course are expected to have at least two years of experience working in the IT field—typically in the areas of Windows Server administration, network administration, help desk, or system administration. They are not expected to have experience with previous Exchange Server versions.

The secondary audience for this course includes IT professionals who take this course as preparation material for exam 70-345: Designing and Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2016, or as part of the requirement for the MCSE: Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 certification.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

A minimum two years of experience administering Windows Server, including Windows Servier 2012 R@ or Windows Server 2016.

A minimum two years experience working with active Directory Domain Services (AD DS). A minimum two years of experience working with name resolution including Domain Name System (DNS).

Understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts.

Understanding of Windows Server 2012 R2 or later, and AD DS, including planning, designing, and deploying.

Understanding of security concepts such as authentication and authorization.

Understanding of Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP).

Working knowledge of public key infrastructure (PKI) technologies, including Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS).

At course completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

Perform deployment and basic management of Exchange Server 2016.

Manage Exchange Server 2016.

Create and manage various recipient objects in Exchange Server 2016.

Use Exchange Management Shell to create and manage various recipient objects in Exchange Server 2016, and perform various tasks to automate Exchange management procedures.

Configure client connectivity to Exchange Server 2016, and manage Client Access services.

Implement and manage high availability.

Implement backup and disaster recovery for Exchange Server 2016.

Configure message transport options.

Configure message hygiene and security options.

Implement and manage Exchange Online deployments.

Monitor and troubleshoot Exchange Server 2016.

Secure and maintain Exchange Server 2016.

Course Outline

Module 1: Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2016

This module describes the key features and enhancements in Exchange Server 2016. The module also describes the deployment requirements and options for implementing Exchange Server 2016.

Lessons

Overview of Exchange Server 2016

Requirements and deployment options for Exchange Server 2016

Lab : Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2016

Evaluating requirements and prerequisites for an Exchange Server 2016 installation

Deploying Exchange Server 2016

Module 2: Managing Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 servers

This module describes the built-in management tools that you can use to manage maintain and maintain Exchange Server 2016. The module also explains the features and functionality of a Mailbox server role and procedures for configuring a Mailbox server.

Lessons

Exchange Server 2016 management

Overview of the Exchange 2016 Mailbox server

Configuring Mailbox servers

Lab : Configuring Mailbox servers

Creating and configuring mailbox databases

Module 3: Managing recipient objects

This module describes the types of recipient objects in Exchange Server 2016, and explains how to manage these objects. The module also describes how to manage address lists and policies on the Mailbox server role.

Lessons

Exchange Server 2016 recipients

Managing Exchange Server recipients

Configuring address lists and policies

Lab : Managing Exchange Server recipients and public folders

Managing recipients

Managing public folder mailboxes

Lab : Managing Exchange Server email address lists and policies

Managing email-address policies

Managing address lists and address book policies

Module 4: Managing Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 and recipient objects by using Exchange Management Shell

This module provides an overview of the Exchange Management Shell, and describes how to use it to manage Exchange Server 2016 configuration and recipient objects.

Lessons

Overview of the Exchange Management Shell

Managing Exchange Server 2016 by using Exchange Management Shell

Managing Exchange Server 2016 by using Exchange Management Shell scripts

Lab : Managing Exchange Server and recipient objects by using Exchange Management Shell

Using Exchange Management Shell to manage recipients

Using Exchange Management Shell to manage Exchange Server

Module 5: Implementing client connectivity

This module describes how to configure and manage Client Access Services in Exchange Server 2016. The module also explains the options for configuring client connectivity, Microsoft Outlook on the web, and mobile messaging.

Lessons

Configuring client access services in Exchange Server 2016

Managing client services

Client connectivity and publishing of Exchange Server 2016 services

Configuring Outlook on the web

Configuring mobile messaging on Exchange Server 2016

Lab : Deploying and configuring client access services on Exchange Server 2016

Configuring certificates for client access

Configuring client access options

Configuring custom MailTips

Lab : Deploying and configuring client access services on Exchange Server

Configuring Exchange Server 2016 for Outlook

Configuring Outlook on the web

Configuring Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync

Module 6: Module 6: Managing high availability in Exchange Server 2016

This module describes the high availability options built into Exchange Server 2016. The module also explains how to configure high availability for Mailbox databases and Client Access services.

Lessons

High availability on Exchange Server 2016

Configuring highly available mailbox databases

Configuring high availability of Client Access services.

Lab : Implementing DAGs

Creating and configuring a database availability group

Lab : Implementing and testing high availability

Deploying a high availability solution for client access services

Testing the high availability configuration

Module 7: Implementing disaster recovery for Microsoft Exchange Server 2016

This module describes the backup and recovery options in Exchange Server 2016 and explains the factors you must consider when you use these options.

Lessons

Implementing Exchange Server 2016 backup

Implementing Exchange Server 2016 recovery

Lab : Backing up Exchange Server 2016

Backing up Exchange Server 2016

Lab : Implementing disaster recovery for Exchange Server 2016

Restoring Exchange Server 2016 data

Restore an Exchange Server DAG member (optional)

Module 8: Configuring and managing message transport

This module provides an overview of message transport, and describes how to configure message transport. The module also describes how to configure transport rules and DLP policies to manage message transport.

Lessons

Overview of message transport

Configuring message transport

Managing transport rules

Lab : Configuring message transport

Configuring message transport

Troubleshooting message delivery

Configuring a disclaimer transport rule

Configuring a DLP policy for financial data

Module 9: Configuring antivirus, antispam, and malware protection

This module describes the key features and functionality of an Edge Transport server role in Exchange Server 2016. The module also explains how to configure message security by implementing an antivirus and antispam solution.

Lessons

Deploying and managing an Edge Transport server for message security

Implementing an antivirus solution for Exchange Server 2016

Implementing an antispam solution for Exchange Server 2016

Lab : Configuring message security

Configuring and testing EdgeSync

Configuring antivirus, antispam, and malware protection features on Exchange Server 2016

Module 10: Implementing and managing Microsoft Exchange Online deployments

This module describes the key features of Exchange Online and Office 365. The module also describes how to manage and migrate to Exchange Online.

Lessons

Overview of Exchange Online and Office 365

Managing Exchange Online

Implementing the migration to Exchange Online

Lab : Managing Exchange Online

Managing Exchange Online

Module 11: Monitoring and troubleshooting Microsoft Exchange Server 2016

This module describes how to monitor and troubleshoot Exchange Server 2016. The module explains how to collect and analyze performance data for various Exchange Server recipients and objects. The module also describes how to troubleshoot database issues, connectivity issues, and performance issues.

Lessons

Monitoring Exchange Server 2016

Troubleshooting Exchange Server 2016

Lab : Monitoring and troubleshooting Exchange Server 2016

Monitoring Exchange Server

Troubleshooting database availability

Troubleshooting client access services

Module 12: Securing and maintaining Exchange Server 2016

This module describes how to maintain and update an Exchange Server organization. The module explains how to plan and configure administrative security and administrative auditing in Exchange Server 2016.

Lessons

Securing Exchange Server with role-based access control (RBAC)

Configuring audit logging on Exchange Server 2016

Maintaining Exchange Server 2016

Lab : Securing and maintaining Exchange Server 2016

Configuring Exchange Server permissions

Configuring audit logging

Maintaining updates on Exchange Server 2016.




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20345-2: Designing and Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2016

Overview

This course provides experienced Exchange Server administrators with the knowledge to design and implement an Exchange Server 2016 messaging environment. Students will learn how to design and configure advanced components in an Exchange Server 2016 deployment such as site resiliency, advanced security, compliance, archiving, and discovery solutions. In addition, students will learn about coexistence with other Exchange organizations or Exchange Online, and migration from previous versions of Exchange Server. The course will provide guidelines, best practices, and considerations that will help students optimize their Exchange Server deployment.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for IT professionals who are experienced messaging administrators, messaging architects, or consultants. This course is designed for professionals in an enterprise environment who are responsible for designing and deploying Exchange Server 2016 solutions, including environments that contain previous versions of Exchange Server or Exchange Online. Students are expected to have experience with Exchange Server 2016 or previous versions of Exchange Server.

This course is also intended as preparation material for IT professionals who are looking to take the 70-345: Designing and Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 exam as part of the requirement for the MCSE: Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 certification.n.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

A+ certification or equivalent knowledge.

Network+ certification or equivalent knowledge.

Completed Course 2028A, Basic Administration of Microsoft Windows 2000, or have equivalent knowledge of administrative tasks.

In addition to professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:

Attended course 20345-1A: Administering Exchange Server 2016, or have equivalent knowledge.

Minimum two years of experience working with any version of Exchange Server.

Minimum of six months of experience working with Exchange Server 2013 or Exchange Server 2016.

Minimum of two years of experience administering the Windows Server 2012 R2.

Minimum two years of experience working with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS).

Minimum of two years of experience working with name resolution, including Domain Name System (DNS).

Experience working with certificates, including public key infrastructure (PKI) certificates.

Experience working with Windows Powershell.

At course completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

Plan for Exchange Server deployments.

Plan and deploy Exchange Server 2016 Mailbox services.

Plan and deploy message transport.

Plan and deploy client access.

Design and implement high availability.

Maintain Exchange Server 2016.

Design messaging security.

Design and implement message retention.

Design messaging compliance.

Design and implement messaging coexistence.

Upgrade to Exchange Server 2016.

Plan a hybrid Exchange Server deployment.

Course Outline

Module 1: Planning Exchange Server 2016 deployments

This module explains the requirements and considerations for planning an Exchange Server deployment.

Lessons

New features in Exchange Server 2016

Gathering business requirements for an Exchange Server 2016 deployment

Planning for an Exchange Server deployment

Designing a Unified Messaging (UM) deployment

Lab : Planning Exchange Server 2016 deployments

Evaluating an existing messaging infrastructure

Identifying requirements

Discussion: Deployment design for Exchange Server 2016

Module 2: Planning and deploying Exchange Server 2016 Mailbox services

This module explains how to plan and deploy Exchange Server hardware, virtualization, mailbox databases, and public folders.

Lessons

Planning Exchange Server hardware requirements

Planning Exchange Server for virtualization and Microsoft Azure integration

Planning and implementing public folders

Lab : Planning and implementing Exchange virtualization, mailbox databases, and public folders

Planning for virtualization

Planning for mailbox databases

Implementing mailbox databases

Planning and implementing public folders

Module 3: Planning and deploying message transport

This module explains how to plan and implement mail routing internally from and to the Internet, and transport-related tasks in the organization.

Lessons

Designing message routing

Designing transport services

Designing the message-routing perimeter

Designing and implementing transport compliance

Lab : Planning and deploying message transport

Planning for a redundant and secure message transport

Planning for transport compliance

Implementing transport compliance

Module 4: Planning and deploying client access

This module explains how to plan for client connectivity and client access in Exchange Server 2016. This module also describes how to implement Microsoft Office Online Server, and the coexistence of SharePoint 2016 with Exchange.

Lessons

Planning for Exchange Server 2016 clients

Planning for client access

Planning and implementing Office Online Server

Planning and implementing coexistence of SharePoint 2016 with Exchange

Designing external client access

Lab : Planning and deploying client access solutions

Planning and configuring namespaces

Planning and configuring client access services options

Planning and deploying Office Online Server

Planning and implementing reverse proxy

Module 5: Designing and implementing high availability

This module explains how to design and implement a highly available solution for Exchange Server 2016.

Lessons

Planning high availability for Exchange Server 2016

Planning for load balancing

Planning for site resilience

Lab : Designing and implementing site resiliency

Creating a lag database copy

Recovering data from a lagged database copy

Implementing site resilience

Validating site resilience

Module 6: Maintaining Exchange Server 2016This module explains how to maintain Exchange Server 2016 using Managed Availability and Desired State Configuration (DSC).

Lessons

Using Managed Availability to improve high availability

Implementing DSC

Lab : Maintaining Exchange Server 2016

Using Windows PowerShell to investigate and configure Managed Availability

Implementing DSC

Module 7: Designing messaging security

This module explains how to plan for messaging security and design and implement Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS) and Azure RMS in an Exchange Server organization.

Lessons

Planning messaging security

Designing and implementing AD RMS and Azure RMS integration

Lab : Designing messaging security

Implementing AD RMS

Integrating AD RMS with Exchange Server

Creating a message transport rule to protect email

Proteccting an email with AD RMS

Module 8: Designing and implementing message retention

This module explains how to plan for archiving and message retention.

Lessons

Overview of messaging records management and archiving

Designing In-Place Archiving

Designing and implementing message retention

Lab : Designing and implementing message retention

Designing message retention and archiving

Implementing message retention and archiving

Module 9: Designing messaging compliance

This module explains how to plan for and implement several Exchange features to help minimize data loss and monitor email traffic and content.

Lessons

Designing and implementing data loss prevention

Designing and implementing In-Place Hold

Designing and implementing In-Place eDiscovery

Lab : Designing and implementing messaging compliance

Designing messaging compliance

Implementing data los prevention

Implementing In-Place eDiscovery

Comparing messaging policy and compliance options

Module 10: Designing and implementing messaging coexistence

This module explains how to plan and implement federation, design coexistence between Exchange organizations, and design and move mailboxes between different forests and Exchange organizations.

Lessons

Designing and implementing federation

Designing coexistence between Exchange organizations

Designing and implementing cross-forest mailbox moves

Lab : Implementing messaging coexistence

Implementing message-routing coexistence

Migrating user mailboxes

Module 11: Upgrading to Exchange Server 2016

This module explains how to plan and implement an upgrade from previous Exchange Server 2013 or Exchange Server versions to Exchange Server 2016.

Lessons

Planning an upgrade from previous Exchange Server versions

Implementing the upgrade from previous Exchange Server versions

Lab : Upgrading from Exchange Server 2013 to Exchange Server 2016

Documenting the Exchange Server 2013 organization

Deploying Exchange Server 2016

Upgrading from Exchange Server 2013 to Exchange Server 2016

Removing Exchange Server 2013

Module 12: Planning a hybrid Exchange Server deployment

This module explains how to plan and implement a hybrid deployment for Exchange Server 2016.

Lessons

Basics of a hybrid deployment

Planning and implementing a hybrid deployment

Implementing advanced functionality for hybrid deployments

Lab : Designing the integration with Exchange Online

Designing the integration with Exchange Online




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