20345-1: Administering Microsoft Exchange Server 2016/2019

20345-1: Administering Microsoft Exchange Server 2016/2019

Audience

The audience for this course includes enterprise-level messaging administrators on Exchange Server. IT generalists and helpdesk professionals who want to learn about Exchange Server may also take this course.

Prerequisites

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

  • Minimum of two years of experience administering Windows Server.
  • Minimum of 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).
  • Understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts.
  • 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).

Duration

5 days.

Course Objectives

This course teaches IT professionals how to administer and support Exchange Server. The course covers how install and configure Exchange Server. It also covers how to manage mail recipients and public folders, including how to perform bulk operations by using Exchange Management Shell. In addition, the course covers how to manage client connectivity, message transport and hygiene, and highly available Exchange Server deployments. It also covers how to implement disaster recovery solutions. Finally, the course covers how to maintain and monitor an Exchange Server deployment and how to administer Exchange Online in a Office 365 deployment.

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Deploy Exchange Server.
  • Plan and configure storage for Exchange Server.
  • Create and manage various recipient objects in Exchange Server.
  • Perform recipient management and Exchange server management tasks by using Exchange Server cmdlets.
  • Deploy Client Access services in Exchange Server.
  • Manage high availability in Exchange Server.
  • Implement disaster recovery for Exchange Server.
  • Configure and manage message transport in Exchange Server.
  • Configure message security in Exchange Server.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot Exchange Server.
  • Configure Exchange Server role-based access control permissions and configure audit logging for both administrators and users.
  • Implement and manage integration with Exchange Online.

Course Content

Module 1: Deploying Exchange Server
Overview of Exchange Server
Exchange Server architecture
Requirements for Exchange Server
Deploying Exchange Server Exchange Server
Exchange Server Management Tools
Lab : Deploying Exchange Server
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Describe the key features and functionality of Exchange Server.
• Describe the Exchange Server architecture.
• Describe the requirements and options for deploying Exchange Server.
• Deploy Exchange Server.
• Describe how to use management tools to manage Exchange Server.

Module 2: Managing Exchange Server 2016 storage
Exchange Server mailbox databases
Exchange Server storage
Configuring Exchange Server mailbox databases and storage
Lab : Configuring Exchange Server storage
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Describe the features of Exchange Server mailbox databases.
• Explain the storage options available for Exchange Server.
• Configure Exchange Server mailbox databases and storage.

Module 3: Managing recipient objects
Managing user mailboxes
Managing other types of mailboxes
Managing other recipients objects
Configuring policies and adress lists
Lab : Managing recipient objects
Lab : Configuring address lists and policies
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Manage user mailboxes in Exchange Server.
• Manage shared, resource, public folder, and arbitration mailboxes in Exchange Server.
• Manage contacts, mail users, and distribution groups in Exchange Server.
• Configure address lists, and email address and address book policies in Exchange Server.

Module 4: Managing recipients and Exchange servers by using Exchange Server cmdlets
Overview of the Exchange Management Shell
Managing Exchange Servers by using Exchange Management Shell cmdlets
Managing Exchange servers by using scripts
Lab : Managing Exchange Server and recipient objects by using Exchange Management Shell
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Manage recipients by using Exchange Server cmdlets.
• Manage Exchange servers by using Exchange Server cmdlets.
• Manage Exchange servers by using scripts.

Module 5: Implementing client connectivity
Configuring client access services
Managing client access services
Client connectivity in Exchange Server
Configuring Outlook on the web
Configuring mobile messaging
Lab : Configuring client access services
Lab : Deploying and configuring client access services on Exchange Server
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Configure client access services in Exchange Server.
• Manage client access services.
• Describe client connectivity and publishing of Exchange Server services.
• Configure Outlook on the web.
• Configure mobile messaging on Exchange Server.

Module 6: Managing high availability in Exchange Server
High availability on Exchange Server
Configuring highly available mailbox databases
Configuring high availability of Client Access services
Lab : Implementing DAGs
Lab : Implementing and testing high availability
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Describe the high availability in Exchange Server.
• Configure highly available mailbox databases.
• Configure high available Client Access services.

Module 7: Implementing disaster recovery for Exchange Server
Implementing Exchange Server backup
Implementing Exchange Server recovery
Lab : Backing up Exchange Server data
Lab : Restoring Exchange Server data
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Back up Exchange Server data.
• Restore Exchange Server data by using the configured backups.

Module 8: Configuring and managing message transport
Overview of message transport
Configuring message transport
Managing transport rules
Lab : Configuring and managing message transport
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Describe messaging transport in Exchange Server.
• Configure message transport in Exchange Server.
• Manage transport rules in Exchange Server.

Module 9: Configuring message security
Deploying and managing an Edge Transport server for message security
Implementing an antivirus solution for Exchange Server
Implementing an antispam solution for Exchange Server
Lab : Configuring message security in Exchange Server
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Deploy and manage an Edge Transport server for message security.
• Implement an antivirus solution for Exchange Server.
• Implement an antispam solution for Exchange Server.

Module 10: Monitoring and troubleshooting Exchange Server
Monitoring Exchange Server
Troubleshooting Exchange Server
Lab : Monitoring and troubleshooting Exchange Server
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Configure performance monitoring in Exchange Server.
• Troubleshoot issues in Exchange Server.

Module 11: Securing and maintaining Exchange Server
Securing Exchange Server by using RBAC
Configuring audit logging in Exchange Server
Maintaining Exchange Server
Lab : Securing and maintaining Exchange Server
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Secure Exchange Server by using RBAC.
• Configure audit logging in Exchange Server.
• Maintain and update Exchange Server.

Module 12: Implementing and managing Exchange Online deployments
Overview of Exchange Online and Office 365
Managing Exchange Online
Implementing the migration to Exchange Online
Managing a hybrid environment
Lab : Managing Exchange Online
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Provide an overview of Exchange Online and Office 365.
• Manage Exchange Online.
• Implement a migration to Exchange Online.

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