About this course

Course type Essentials
Course code M20342
Duration 5 Days
Special Notices

This course provides delegates with an additional free-of-charge benefit of 30 days of access to their lab machines after the conclusion of the course, so that they can continue to engage with their study materials and environments.

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This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to configure and manage a Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 messaging environment. This course will teach you how to configure Exchange Server 2013, and it will provide guidelines, best practices, and considerations that will help you optimize your Exchange Server deployment.

For delegates looking to upgrade an existing Exchange 2010 infrastructure to Exchange 2013, we recommend attendance at our course www.qa.com/QAEXCH13U

Target Audience:

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 2013. People coming into the course are expected to have at least 3 years of experience working in the IT field—typically in the areas of network administration, help desk, or system administration. Students are expected to have experience with Exchange Server 2013 or with previous versions of Exchange Server.

In addition, this course is intended as preparation material for IT professionals who are looking to take the exam 70-342: Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, Advanced Solutions, as a stand-alone, or as part of the requirement for the MCSE: Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 certification.

Please note this course is not suitable for those wishing to learn about Exchange Online as part of an Office 365 deployment, where we recommend our course Administering an Exchange Online (www.qa.com/QAAEXOE). In addition, please note this course is not suitable for delegates wishing to learn how to deploy a Hybrid Exchange Environment (On-Premise and Exchange Online integrated). Delegates wanting to have hands on exposure to planning and deploying a Exchange Hybrid Environment should attend the QA Deploying a Exchange Hybrid Environment course: QADEXHE (www.qa.com/QADEXHE).

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Prerequisites

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

  • Passed 70-341: Core Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, or equivalent
  • Minimum of two years of experience working with Exchange Server
  • Minimum of six months of experience working with Exchange Server 2010 or Exchange Server 2013
  • Minimum of two years of experience administering Windows Server, including Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012
  • Minimum of two years of experience working with Active Directory
  • Minimum of two years of experience working with name resolution, including DNS
  • Experience working with certificates, including public key infrastructure (PKI) certificates
  • Experience working with Windows PowerShell


Students who attend this training can meet the prerequisites by attending the following courses, or by obtaining equivalent knowledge and skills:

Delegates will learn how to

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Design and implement Exchange Server 2013 Unified Messaging.
  • Design and implement site resiliency for Exchange Server 2013.
  • Plan a virtualization strategy for Exchange Server 2013 roles.
  • Design and implement message transport security.
  • Design and implement message retention in Exchange Server 2013.
  • Design and implement messaging compliance.
  • Design and implement administrative security in an Exchange Server 2013 environment.
  • Use Windows PowerShell 3.0 to manage Exchange Server 2013.
  • Design and implement integration with Exchange Online.
  • Design and implement messaging coexistence.
  • Design and implement Exchange Server migrations from non-Exchange messaging systems, and upgrades from previous Exchange Server versions.

Outline

Module 1: Designing and Implementing Site Resilience

This module explains how to design and implement site resilience for Exchange Server 2013.

Lessons:

  • Site Resilience and High Availability in Exchange Server 2013
  • Planning a Site Resilient Implementation
  • Implementing Site Resilience

Lab : Designing and Implementing Site Resiliency

  • Implementing Site Resilience
  • Validating Site Resilience

Module 2: Planning Virtualization for Microsoft Exchange Server 2013

This module explains how to plan a virtualization strategy for Exchange Server 2013 roles.

Lessons

  • Planning a Hyper-V Deployment to Exchange Server 2013
  • Virtualizing Exchange Server 2013 Server Roles

Lab : Planning the Virtualization of Exchange Server Roles

  • Designing a Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Deployment for a Large Organization
  • Designing an Exchange Server 2013 Deployment for a Medium-Sized Organization
  • Designing an Exchange Server 2013 Deployment for a Medium Complexity Organization

Module 3: Overview of Exchange Server 2013 Unified Messaging.

This module explains the basic concept of Unified Messaging in Exchange Server 2013.

Lessons

  • Overview of Telephony Technologies
  • Unified Messaging in Exchange Server 2013
  • Unified Messaging Components

Lab : Unified Messaging Overview

  • Identifying Unified Messaging Components

Module 4: Designing and Implementing Exchange Server 2013 Unified Messaging.

This module explains how to design and implement Exchange Server 2013 Unified Messaging.

Lessons

  • Designing a Unified Messaging Deployment
  • Deploying and Configuring Unified Messaging Components
  • Designing and Implementing Exchange Server 2013 UM Integration with Lync Server 2013

Lab : Designing and Implementing Exchange Server 2013 Unified Messaging

  • Designing the Unified Messaging Implementation
  • Configuring Unified Messaging Features
  • Configuring Unified Messaging Integration with Lync Server 2013
  • Verify Unified Messaging Functionality

Module 5: Designing and Implementing Message Transport Security

This module explains how to design and implement message transport security.

Lessons

  • Overview of Messaging Policy and Compliance Requirements
  • Designing and Implementing Transport Compliance
  • Designing and Implementing Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS) Integration with Exchange Server 2013

Lab : Designing and Implementing Message Transport Security

  • Planning a Message Transport Implementation
  • Implementing Message Transport Security
  • Implementing AD RMS and Exchange Server Integration

Module 6: Designing and Implementing Message Retention

This module explains how to design and implement message retention in Exchange Server 2013.

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 7: Designing and Implementing Messaging Compliance

This module explains how to design and implement messaging compliance.

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 Loss Prevention
  • Implementing In-Place eDiscovery
  • Comparing Messaging Policy and Compliance Options

Module 8: Designing and Implementing Administrative Security and Auditing

This module explains how to design and implement administrative security in an Exchange Server 2013 environment.

Lessons

  • Designing and Implementing Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Designing and Implementing Split Permissions
  • Planning and Implementing Audit Logging

Lab : Designing and Implementing Administrative Security and Auditing

  • Designing a Solution
  • Implementing Role-Based Access Control
  • Implementing Mailbox Audit Logging
  • Using Administrative Audit Logging to Troubleshoot
  • Implementing and Testing Active Directory Split Permissions

Module 9: Managing Exchange Server 2013 with Exchange Management Shell

This module explains how to use Windows PowerShell 3.0 to manage Exchange Server 2013.

Lessons

  • Overview of Windows PowerShell 3.0
  • Managing Exchange Server Recipients by Using the Exchange Management Shell
  • Using Windows PowerShell to Manage Exchange Server

Lab : Managing Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 by Using Exchange Management Shell

  • Exploring the Exchange Management Shell
  • Using Exchange Management Shell to Manage Recipients

Module 10: Designing and Implementing Integration with Microsoft Exchange Online

This module explains how to design and implement integration with Exchange Online.

Lessons

  • Planning for Exchange Online
  • Planning and Implementing the Migration to Exchange Online
  • Planning to Coexist with Exchange Online

Lab : Designing Integration with Exchange Online

  • Designing Integration with Microsoft Exchange Online

Module 11: Designing and Implementing Messaging Coexistence

This module explains how to design and implement messaging coexistence.

Lessons

  • Designing and Implementing Federation
  • Designing Coexistence Between Exchange Server Organizations
  • Designing and Implementing Cross-Forest Mailbox Moves

Lab : Implementing Messaging Coexistence

  • Implementing Message Routing Coexistence
  • Migrating User Mailboxes

Module 12: Designing and Implementing Exchange Server Upgrades

This module explains how to design and implement upgrades from previous Exchange Server versions.

Lessons

  • Planning the Upgrade from Previous Exchange Server Versions
  • Implementing the Upgrade from Previous Exchange Versions

Lab : Upgrading from Exchange Server 2010 to Exchange Server 2013

  • Documenting the Exchange Server 2010 Organization
  • Deploying Exchange Server 2013
  • Upgrading from Exchange Server 2010 to Exchange Server 2013
Essentials

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Microsoft Exchange Server
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