70-662 & 70-663: Designing, Deploying and Administrating Exchange Server 2010

The 70-662 & 70-663: Designing, Deploying and Administrating Exchange Server 2010 online training course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to configure and manage a Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 messaging environment. This does not require previous Exchange Server experience, but does require that students have significant experience in managing Windows Server and Active Directory services or Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS).
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This course provides training to configure Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, as well as provide guidelines, best practices, and considerations that will help you optimize your Exchange Server deployment.

Instructor: Doug Bassett

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Skills Learned

After completing this online training course, the student should be able to:

  • Install and deploy Exchange Server 2010.
  • Configure Mailbox servers and mailbox server components.
  • Manage recipient objects.
  • Configure the Client Access server role.
  • Manage message transport.
  • Configure the secure flow of messages between the Exchange Server organization and the Internet.
  • Implement a high availability solution for Mailbox servers and other server roles.
  • Plan and implement backup and restore for the server roles.
  • Plan and configure messaging policy and compliance.
  • Configure Exchange Server permissions and security for internal and external access.
  • Monitor and maintain the messaging system.
  • Transition an Exchange Server 2003 or Exchange Server 2007 organization toExchange Server 2010.
  • Configure Exchange Server 2010 integration with Exchange Online.
  • Configure the Unified Messaging Server role and Unified Messaging components.
  • Understand appropriate command-line, PowerShell and applicable management shell commands

Who Should Attend This Course

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to configure and manage a Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 messaging environment. This online training 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.

Prerequisites

After completing this course, the student should be able to:

  • Experience managing Windows Server 2003 or Window Server 2008 operating systems.
  • Experience with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS).
  • Fundamental knowledge of network technologies including Domain Name System (DNS) and firewall technologies.
  • Experience managing backup and restore on Windows Servers.
  • Experience using Windows management and monitoring tools such as Microsoft Management Console, Active Directory Users and Computers, Performance Monitor, Event Viewer, and Internet Information Services (IIS) Administrator.
  • Experience using Windows networking and troubleshooting tools such as Network Monitor, Telnet, and NSLookup.
  • Fundamental knowledge of certificates and Public Key Infrastructure (PKI).

Course Outline

Chapter 1: Introduction to Microsoft Exchange Server 2010

  • Brief History of Exchange Servers
  • New Features in Exchange Server 2010
  • Improvements in Exchange Server 2010
  • Discontinued Features
  • Comparison between Exchange Server 2007 and
  • Client Benefits to Exchange Server 2010

Chapter 2: Installing and Configuring Exchange Server 2010

  • Understanding the Administrator’s Job Role
  • Installing Exchange Prerequisites
  • Preparing the Infrastructure for Exchange Server 2010
  • Preparing the Infrastructure for Exchange Server2010 Deployment
  • Introducing the Server Roles
  • Installing Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
  • Understanding Role Based Access Control

Chapter 3: Configuring Connectors, Routing and Transport, and Connectivity

  • Configuring Connectors
  • Configuring Message Routing and Transport
  • Configuring Client Access for Exchange Server 2010

Chapter 4: Managing Exchange Server 2010

  • Mail-Enabled Objects
  • Understanding Databases in Exchange Server 2010
  • Creating Mailboxes
  • User Mailbox Properties
  • Creating Resource Mailboxes
  • Modifying Resource Mailbox Properties
  • Configuring Mail-Enabled Groups
  • Modifying Mail-Enabled Group Properties
  • Configuring Mail Contacts
  • Moving Mailboxes
  • Using the Exchange Control Panel and Outlook Web App
  • Managing Myself in the Exchange Control Panel
  • Managing an Organization with the Exchange Control Panel
  • Managing Another User’s Inbox with the Exchange

Chapter 5: Configuring and Managing Public Folders

  • Creating Public Folders
  • Managing and Configuring Public Folders
  • Replicating Your Public Folders

Chapter 6: Configuring Security, Compliance, and Policies

  • Configuring Role Based Access Control
  • Introducing Message Compliance and Record Management
  • Configuring Transport Rules
  • Managing Policies and Address Lists
  • Configuring Antivirus and Antispam Solutions

Chapter 7: Configuring High-Availability Solutions for Exchange Server

  • Introducing High Availability in Exchange Server 2010
  • Understanding Database Availability Groups
  • Managing a Database Availability Group
  • Managing Database Copies
  • Availability for Client Access, Hub Transport, and Edge Transport Roles

Chapter 8: Disaster Recovery Operations for Exchange Server

  • What Is Disaster Recovery?
  • Avoiding Disasters and Reacting to Them
  • Configuring Backups
  • Recovering Messaging Data
  • Backing Up and Recovering Server Roles

Chapter 9: Monitoring and Reporting with Exchange Server 2010

  • Monitoring Databases
  • Performing Message Tracking
  • Monitoring Client Connectivity
  • Creating Server Reports
  • Creating Usage Reports

Chapter 10: Planning the Exchange Server 2010

  • Migration and Infrastructure
  • Understanding the Messaging Professional’s Job Role
  • Using a Framework for Deploying Exchange Server 2010
  • Preparing Exchange Server 2010 for Deployment
  • Planning Namespaces
  • Planning Your Migration and Coexistence

Chapter 11: Designing and Deploying Mailbox Services

  • Designing Mailbox Services
  • Deploying the Mailbox Server Role

Chapter 12: Designing Routing and Client Connectivity

  • Getting to Know Exchange 2010 Server Transport and Routing Features
  • Planning Exchange Server 2010 Routing
  • Defining Transport Server Hardware
  • Deploying the Exchange Server 2010 Infrastructure
  • Exchange 2010 Client Access and Connectivity
  • Deploying Exchange Server 2010 Client Access Servers
  • Choosing Hardware and Sizing
  • Deploying the Exchange Server 2010 Client Access Server Role

Chapter 13: Designing Security and Compliance

  • Designing Messaging Security and Compliance
  • Planning Exchange Permissions Models
  • Designing Message Hygiene
  • Designing Client Access Security
  • Designing Message Archival and Discovery

Chapter 14: Designing High Availability and Recovery

  • High Availability Overview
  • Designing and Deploying Exchange 2010 High Availability
  • Designing Exchange Backup and Recovery

Hands-On Labs

Hands-on Live Labs with Real Gear

Hands-on practice so you can apply what you learned.

1. Configuring Exchange 2010 Unified Messaging
2. High Availability and Storage Scenarios
3. Setup, Deployment and Server Role Configuration
4. Transport Routing
5. UM Configuration and Interoperability with OCS 2007 R2
6. Monitoring Exchange 2010
7. Tools to Plan a Deployment
8. Unified Messaging New Features
9. Client Access
10. High Availability and Storage Scenarios
11. Information Leakage Protection and Control
12. Transport Routing
13. Management Tools

Plus, these sims help fine tuning your skills

1. Installing the First Exchange Server
2. Creating a Send Connector to the Internet with the Exchange Management Console
3. Configure External Client Access Domain Using the Wizard
4. Assigning an ActiveSync Policy to a User
5. Creating and Deleting Databases
6. Moving Mailbox Databases
7. Dismounting a Database and Mounting a Dismounted Database
8. Creating a New User
9. Creating a Mailbox for an Existing Account
10. Creating Room Mailboxes
11. Creating a New Distribution Group
12. Creating a New Mail Contact
13. Enabling an Existing Contact
14. Creating a Public Folder Database
15. Removing a Public Folder Database
16. Creating a Managed Folder
17. Creating a Managed Content Setting
18. Creating a Managed Folder Mailbox Policy Using the Exchange Management Console
19. Applying a Managed Folder Mailbox Policy
20. Creating a New Email Address Policy
21. Creating a New Address List
22. Creating a Database Availability Group
23. Creating an NLB Cluster to Respond to MAPI Requests
24. Backing Up the Exchange Server Mailbox Database with Windows Server Backup on Windows Server 2008 R2
25. Monitoring Disk Free Space
26. Installing the File Server Role
27. Configuring Soft Disk Quotas
28. Creating a Health Report