Implementing and Managing Microsoft Exchange 2003

Session Detail:    Classroom 5 Day

This five-day, instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills that are needed to update and support a reliable, secure messaging infrastructure.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server 2003.
  • Working knowledge of networking, including Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), Domain Name System (DNS), and Internet Information Services (IIS).
  • Working knowledge of Internet protocols, including Post Office Protocol 3 (POP3) or Internet Message Access Protocol 4 (IMAP4), Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP), Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP), and Network News Transfer Protocols (NNTP).

In addition, it is recommended, but not required, that students have completed:

  • Course 2274, Managing a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment.
  • Course 2275, Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment.
  • Course 2276, Implementing a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure: Network Hosts.

Knowledge of Exchange Server 5.5 or Exchange 2000 Server is beneficial but not necessary.

Session Outline

Class Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Exchange Server 2003

  • Lesson 1: Introduction to the Exchange Server 2003 Architecture
  • Lesson 2: Exchange Clients Overview

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the various technologies that are involved in implementing and maintaining an Exchange Server messaging environment
  • Identify the client applications that are used to connect to Exchange Server and describe the improvements introduced with Microsoft Office Outlook 2003

Module 2: Installing Exchange Server 2003

  • Lesson 1: Preparing to Install Exchange Server 2003
  • Lesson 2: Exchange Server 2003 Installation Tasks
  • Lesson 3: Exploring the Exchange Management Tools

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Prepare for an installation of Exchange Server 2003
  • Install Exchange Server 2003 on new hardware
  • Install and use the Exchange Server management tools to perform administrative tasks

Module 3: Securing Exchange Server 2003

  • Lesson 1: Reducing the Server Attack Surface
  • Lesson 2: Maintaining Message Hygiene
  • Lesson 3: Configuring Administrative Permissions

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Reduce the attack surface on Exchange servers
  • Configure Exchange Server 2003 to reduce the amount of unsolicited commercial e-mail (spam)
  • Configure an administrative group structure

Module 4: Managing Recipients

  • Lesson 1: Managing Exchange Recipients
  • Lesson 2: Managing Mailboxes
  • Lesson 3: Managing Mail-Enabled Groups

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe Exchange Server recipients and explain the messaging capability of various Active Directory groups
  • Manage mailboxes
  • Manage mail-enabled groups

Module 5: Managing Active Directory Integration

  • Lesson 1: Understanding the Integration of Exchange and Active Directory
  • Lesson 2: Configuring Exchange Server Communications with Active Directory
  • Lesson 3: Configuring Recipient Policies and the Recipient Update Service
  • Lesson 4: Managing Address Lists

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain where and how Active Directory stores Exchange Server-related information
  • Manage the communication mechanisms that exist between Exchange servers and Active Directory domain controllers
  • Create and manage recipient policies and the recipient update process.
  • Create and manage Address Lists

Module 6: Managing Public Folders

  • Lesson 1: Managing Public Folder Data
  • Lesson 2: Managing Access to Public Folders
  • Lesson 3: Managing Public Folder Replication
  • Lesson 4: Configuring Full-Text Indexing

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Manage public folder data
  • Manage network and user access to public folders
  • Manage public folder replication
  • Configure full-text indexing

Module 7:Implementing Outlook Web Access

  • Lesson 1: Introducing Outlook Web Access
  • Lesson 2: Securing Outlook Web Access

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the features of Outlook Web Access (OWA) in Exchange Server2003
  • Secure an Outlook Web Access deployment

Module 8: Implementing a Front-End/Back-End Exchange Server Topology

  • Lesson 1: Introducing Front-End and Back-End Servers
  • Lesson 2: Implementing a Front-End and Back-End Server Topology
  • Lesson 3: Securing a Front-End and Back-End Server Topology

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain the purpose of front-end and back-end servers and describe their supporting technologies
  • Implement a front-end and back-end server topology
  • Secure a front-end and back-end server topology

Module 9: Managing Client Connections to Exchange Server 2003

  • Lesson 1: Selecting an Exchange Server 2003 Client
  • Lesson 2: Connecting to Exchange Server 2003
  • Lesson 3: Using S/MIME to Secure E-Mail Content
  • Lesson 4: Managing Mobile Services

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Select the appropriate Exchange Server client for a messaging environment
  • Connect Outlook 2003 to an Exchange server securely from the Internet
  • Secure Exchange Server e-mail content by using Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME)
  • Implement and manage remote mobile access to Exchange Server 2003

Module 10: Managing Message Routing

  • Lesson 1: Understanding Exchange Server Message Flow
  • Lesson 2: Configuring SMTP Virtual Servers
  • Lesson 3: Understanding Message Routing in Exchange Server
  • Lesson 4: Configuring Routing in an Exchange Server Organization
  • Lesson 5: Exploring Link State Information

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain message flow in Exchange Server 2003
  • Configure SMTP virtual server settings by using the Exchange System Manager
  • Explain how message routing works in an Exchange Server organization
  • Configure routing in an Exchange Server organization
  • Explain how Exchange Server maintains routing information

Module 11: Managing Data Storage and Hardware Resources

  • Lesson 1: Managing Stores and Storage Groups
  • Lesson 2: Understanding Exchange Server Data Storage
  • Lesson 3: Managing Disk Space
  • Lesson 4: Optimizing Hardware Resources

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create, delete, and manage stores and storage groups
  • Manipulate all files used in the data storage process
  • Manage disk space used by Exchange Server databases
  • Optimize the use of hardware resources on Exchange servers

Module 12: Planning for and Recovering from Disasters

  • Lesson 1: Planning for Disaster Recovery
  • Lesson 2: Backing Up Exchange Server 2003
  • Lesson 3: Restoring Exchange Server 2003 Data
  • Lesson 4: Restoring Exchange Server 2003 Servers

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create a plan for disaster recovery in an Exchange Server environment
  • Back up servers running Exchange Server 2003
  • Restore Exchange Server 2003 data
  • Restore Exchange Server 2003 servers

Module 13: Performing Preventive Maintenance

  • Lesson 1: Performing Daily Exchange Server 2003 Maintenance
  • Lesson 2: Performing Scheduled Exchange Server 2003 Maintenance
  • Lesson 3: Performing On-Demand Exchange Server 2003 Maintenance

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Perform daily Exchange Server maintenance
  • Perform scheduled Exchange Server maintenance
  • Perform on-demand Exchange Server maintenance

Module 14: Migrating Users from Exchange Server 5.5 to Exchange Server 2003

  • Lesson 1: Identifying a Migration Strategy
  • Lesson 2: Performing Pre-Migration Steps
  • Lesson 3: Migrating Exchange Server Data

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Select the appropriate migration strategy
  • Perform all necessary pre-migration steps
  • Migrate mailboxes and public folders to Exchange Server 2003

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