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Designing a Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Organization
(Microsoft Training Course: 2008) - 2 days - £1200 exc VAT



> Target Audience
This course is intended for senior IT professionals with three or more years of messaging and network experience, including one year designing messaging infrastructures
> Course outline
  1. Analyze Active Directory and Design an Administrative Plan
  2. Design a Routing Topology and Server Roles and Placement
  3. Design a Public Folder and Client Connectivity Strategy
  4. Design an Exchange Server 2003 Security Strategy
  5. Design for High Availability and Reliability
  6. Design Inter-organizational Connectivity
  7. Design an Exchange Server 5.5 to Exchange Server 2003 Deployment Strategy


Module 1: Analyze Active Directory and Design an Administrative Plan
  • Analyzing Your Current Environment
  • Designing Active Directory Groups for an Exchange Server 2003 Organization
  • Designing an Administrative Plan
Skills
  • Identifying Active Directory Forest Model
  • Defining Administrative Group Boundaries
  • Defining Administrative Roles
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Module 2: Design a Routing Topology and Server Roles and Placement
  • Planning Routing Group Boundaries
  • Planning Connectors Between Routing Groups
  • Discussion: Planning Connectors and Cost
  • Planning Server Roles and Placement
  • Discussion: Planning Server Placement
Skills
  • Defining Your Routing Topology
  • Defining a Connector Topology
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Module 3: Design a Public Folder and Client Connectivity Strategy
  • Planning Business and Logistical Requirements for Public Folders Planning Administrative and Permission Requirements for Public Folders Planning Hardware Requirements for Public Folders
Skills
  • Designing a Public Folder Replication Topology
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Module 4: Design an Exchange Server 2003 Security Strategy
  • Designing a Security Strategy
  • Planning Exchange Server 2003
  • Perimeter Security Planning
  • Exchange Server 2003 Intranet
  • Security Planning an Encryption
  • Strategy Discussion: Designing an Encryption Strategy
Skills
  • Identifying a Perimeter Security Strategy
  • Identifying an Intranet Security Strategy
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Module 5: Design for High Availability and Reliability
  • Introduction to Designing a Highly Available Exchange Server Organization
  • Providing Redundant Supporting Services for the Exchange Server Organization
  • Designing a Highly Available Internet Client Access Strategy
  • Designing a Highly Available Back-End Server Strategy
  • Designing a Highly Available Data Storage Strategy
Skills
  • Planning a Front-End Solution
  • Planning a Clustering Solution
  • Justifying an Exchange Server 2003 Clustering Solution
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Module 6: Design Inter-organizational Connectivity
  • Identifying Requirements for Inter-organizational Connectivity
  • Planning for Inter-organizational Global Address List (GAL) Synchronization Strategy
  • Planning an Inter-organizational Public Folder Strategy
Skills
  • Defining Your Inter-organizational Connectivity Strategy
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Module 7: Design an Exchange Server 5.5 to Exchange Server 2003 Deployment Strategy
  • Preparing to Migrate from Exchange Server 5.5
  • Planning a Directory Upgrade Strategy
  • Planning a Server Migration Strategy
  • Planning to Switch from a Mixed Mode to Native Mode Organization
Skills
  • Developing a Deployment Plan
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> Pre-Requisites
Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server™ 2003 and Active Directory
  • Working knowledge of Active Directory design principles
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 and Exchange 2000 Server or Exchange 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 network infrastructure concepts including routing and routers, and available bandwidth
  • Working knowledge of Internet protocols, including Post Office Protocol version 3(POP3) or Internet Message Access Protocol version 4 (IMAP4), Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP), Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP), and Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP)
  • Three or more years of messaging and network experience, including one year designing messaging infrastructures
  • In addition, it is recommended that you have completed:
  • Course 2400, Implementing and Managing Microsoft Exchange Server 2003, or have equivalent knowledge.
  • Workshop 2011, Troubleshooting Microsoft Exchange Server 2003, or have equivalent knowledge.
  • Course 2282, Designing a Microsoft Windows Server™ 2003 Active Directory and Network Infrastructure, or have equivalent knowledge.
> Purpose
Analyze Active Directory® and design an administrative plan.Design a routing topology and server roles and placement. Design public folders and client connectivity. Design an Exchange Server 2003 security strategy. Design for high availability and reliability. Design inter-organizational connectivity. Design an Exchange 5.5 to Exchange Server 2003 deployment strategy.