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Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 Series - Accelerated Training for Admin and Implementation
(Microsoft Training Course: 1313) - 5 days - £2640 exc VAT



> Target Audience
THIS COURSE HAS NOW RETIRED. PLEASE SEE THE SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION FOR DETAILS OF ALTERNATIVE COURSES.
This course combines content from Course 1026, Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 Series-Concepts and Administration, and Course 973, Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 Series–Design and Implementation, into a five-day accelerated course. It is intended for experienced Microsoft Exchange Server system administrators, architects, and designers who plan, install, configure, customize, administer, and troubleshoot Exchange Server version 5.5. This course is not intended for individuals with no prior Exchange Server knowledge
> Course outline
  1. Microsoft Exchange Server Overview
  2. Introduction to Microsoft Exchange Server Administration
  3. Creating and Managing Recipients
  4. Microsoft Exchange Server Architecture
  5. Managing Site Configuration
  6. Managing Server Configuration
  7. Maintaining a Microsoft Exchange Server Organization
  8. Monitoring Microsoft Exchange Server
  9. Selecting and Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server Clients
  10. Configuring Microsoft Outlook
  11. Accessing Exchange 2000 Data by Using XML and HTTP
  12. Deploying and Managing Exchange 2000 Web Solutions

Supplementary InformationThis course has now retired and is no longer available. We suggest you look at Course [[{http://www.F1Comp.Co.UK/computer_training/Microsoft_Training_Courses/Exchange-Server-2007/3938.aspx}3938: Updating Your Skills from Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server or Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 to Microsoft Exchange Server 2007]].
Module 1: Microsoft Exchange Server Overview
  • Introduction to Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Exchange Server messaging infrastructure
  • Exchange Server 5.5 features
Skills
  • Identify the clients supported by Exchange.
  • Name and describe the Microsoft Windows NT operating system security features leveraged by Exchange.
  • Describe some of the new features of Exchange Server 5.5.
  • Describe some of the new features of Exchange Server 5.5 Service Pack 1 (SP1).
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Module 2: Introduction to Microsoft Exchange Server Administration
  • Exchange Server Administrator program
  • Permission contexts and permission flow
  • Windows NT Server network operating system administration tools
Skills
  • Name the containers that make up an Exchange organization, describe their contents, and explain the difference between hierarchy containers and hierarchy objects.
  • Set permissions on the objects in the hierarchy.
  • Describe the three permission contexts of the hierarchy and the flow of permissions through the tree.
  • Identify the Windows NT Server tools used to administer Exchange and use the "User Manager for Domains" tool to create and delete mailboxes.
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Module 3: Creating and Managing Recipients
  • Types of recipient objects
  • Creating mailboxes
  • Configuring recipient object properties
  • Creating and configuring custom recipients
  • Creating and configuring distribution lists
  • Importing and exporting data from the directory
  • Managing recipient objects
  • Creating and configuring Address Book views
Skills
  • List the Exchange recipient types.
  • Create and configure mailboxes.
  • Configure the common configuration tabs for each recipient type.
  • Create and configure custom recipients.
  • Create and configure distribution lists.
  • Perform a directory import and export.
  • Manage each recipient type.
  • Configure Address Book views.
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Module 4: Microsoft Exchange Server Architecture
  • Exchange Server components
  • Message flow examples
Skills
  • Recognize the Exchange core and additional components within the user interface, and describe the function of each component.
  • Recognize the flow of a message through Exchange Server in a single-server environment and a multiple-server environment.
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Module 5: Managing Site Configuration
  • Introduction to the Site Configuration container
  • Configuring site containers
  • Configuring site objects
  • Introduction to Message Journaling
Skills
  • Describe the purpose of each container and object in the Site Configuration container.
  • List the contents of each container within the Site Configuration container.
  • Explain which site properties can be configured through the objects in the Site Configuration container.
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Module 6: Managing Server Configuration
  • Introduction to Server Configuration objects
  • Configuring the Servers container
Skills
  • Name, describe, and configure the objects that appear in the Server container.
  • Configure the properties and component options for a server in a site
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Module 7: Maintaining a Microsoft Exchange Server Organization
  • Introduction to database operation and maintenance
  • Database characteristics and types
  • Database files
  • Database maintenance
  • Backing up Exchange Server
Skills
  • Name the five types of database files, and describe the function of each type.
  • Describe the backup processes.
  • Back up an Exchange-based server.
  • Describe troubleshooting tools that are used for maintaining an Exchange-based server.
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Module 8: Monitoring Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Using tools to monitor an organization
  • Introduction to server monitors
  • Introduction to link monitors
  • Post-configuration issues
  • Viewing messaging queues
  • Windows NT Performance Monitor
Skills
  • Configure server monitors.
  • Configure link monitors.
  • Start and stop monitors.
  • Check message queues.
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Module 9: Selecting and Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server Clients
  • Introduction to profile creation
Skills
  • Create a user profile
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Module 10: Configuring Microsoft Outlook
  • Location of configuration information in Outlook
  • Introduction to Windows NT system policies
  • Configuring the transport
  • Additional configuration options
Skills
  • Describe how to use Windows NT system policies to manage configuration of Outlook.
  • Recognize the order in which protocols are used by remote procedure calls (RPCs) to attempt a connection from a client to an Exchange-based server.
  • Configure additional options
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Module 11: Accessing Exchange 2000 Data by Using XML and HTTP
  • Introduction to HTTP
  • Accessing Exchange 2000 Data Using HTTP 1.1 Methods
  • Accessing Exchange 2000 Data Using WebDAV Extension Methods
  • Creating a Search Folder Using WebDav Methods
  • XMLHTTP Objects
Skills
  • Explain how to access Exchange 2000 data by using HTTP and WebDAV methods.
  • Retrieve properties of Microsoft Office 2000 documents and Exchange 2000 data using HTTP 1.1 methods.
  • Transfer XML information to Exchange 2000 by using WebDAV extension methods.
  • Access Exchange 2000 data by using the XMLHTTP object.
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Module 12: Deploying and Managing Exchange 2000 Web Solutions
  • Discussing Deployment Issues and Management Objects
  • Creating Folders and Setting Permissions
  • Installing Web Storage Forms
  • Installing Workflow Applications
  • Tuning Indexes
Skills
  • Describe the different methods used to deploy and manage Web solutions based on Exchange 2000.
  • Create folders and set permissions.
  • Install workflow applications.
  • Tune indexes for optimal server performance.
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> Pre-Requisites
Before attending this course, students must have the following pre-requisites:
  • Attend Course 803, Administering Microsoft Windows NT 4.0, or have equivalent skills and knowledge.
  • Have an operational understanding of the following microcomputer topics: memory, hard disks, central processing unit (CPU) types, communication ports, printer ports, network adapter cards, and display adapters.
  • Have experience supporting networks or end users.
> Purpose
The goal of this accelerated course is to provide students with the basic knowledge and skills required for implementing and managing an Exchange organization. Because this course combines content from Course 1026 and Course 973, into a five-day accelerated format, a variety of delivery techniques are used to ensure completion of the course content
> Supplementary Information
This course has now retired and is no longer available. We suggest you look at Course [[{http://www.F1Comp.Co.UK/computer_training/Microsoft_Training_Courses/Exchange-Server-2007/3938.aspx}3938: Updating Your Skills from Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server or Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 to Microsoft Exchange Server 2007]].