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Upgrading from Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 to Microsoft Exchange 2000
(Microsoft Training Course: 2355) - 2 days - £1015 exc VAT



> Target Audience
THIS COURSE HAS NOW RETIRED. PLEASE SEE THE SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION FOR DETAILS OF ALTERNATIVE COURSES.
This course provides students with the essential skills and knowledge required to upgrade from Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 to Microsoft Exchange 2000. It is intended for senior information technology (IT) professionals who are responsible for deploying an Exchange 2000 design in an existing Exchange Server 5.5 environment.
> Course outline
  1. Introduction to the Exchange 2000 Upgrade Process
  2. Populating Active Directory with Exchange Server 5.5 Information
  3. Planning Connection Agreements
  4. Establishing Coexistence Between Exchange Server 5.5 and Exchange 2000
  5. Upgrading an Exchange Server 5.5 Organization to Exchange 2000
  6. Upgrading to a New Exchange 2000 Organization
  7. Planning a Deployment Strategy

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: Introduction to the Exchange 2000 Upgrade Process
  • Current Classroom Configuration
  • Overview of Upgrading to Microsoft Exchange 2000
  • Exchange Server 5.5 Directory Upgrade Methods
  • Messaging System Upgrade Methods
  • The Upgrade Process
  • Building an Exchange 2000 and Windows 2000 Topology
Skills
  • Describe the classroom configuration.
  • Discuss how to upgrade from Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 to Microsoft Exchange 2000, including how to deploy Exchange 2000 before fully deploying the Microsoft Active Directory service, and also discuss the different upgrade approaches.
  • Identify the methods that can be used to upgrade from the Exchange Server 5.5 directory to Active Directory.
  • Identify the methods that can be used to upgrade an Exchange Server 5.5 messaging system to Exchange 2000.
  • Outline the upgrade process.
  • Describe how to build an Exchange 2000 and Windows 2000 topology.
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Module 2: Populating Active Directory with Exchange Server 5.5 Information
  • Overview of the ADC
  • The ADC Synchronization Process
  • Installing the ADC
  • Preparing Exchange Server 5.5 Resource Mailboxes for the ADC by Using NTDSNoMatch
  • Configuring Recipient Connection Agreements to Populate Active Directory
  • Managing Twin Accounts
Skills
  • Describe the functions of the ADC.
  • Explain the ADC synchronization process.
  • Install the ADC.
  • Prepare Exchange Server 5.5 resource mailboxes for the ADC by using NTDSNoMatch.
  • Configure recipient connection agreements to populate Active Directory.
  • Merge twin accounts by using the Active Directory Account Cleanup Wizard.
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Module 3: Planning Connection Agreements
  • Examining Recipient Connection Agreements
  • Configuring Recipient Connection Agreements
  • Planning Recipient Connection Agreements
  • Class Discussion: Implementing a Multiple-Site, Multiple-Domain Design
  • Adopting a Deployment Strategy for Recipient Connection Agreements
Skills
  • Define recipient connection agreements.
  • Configure recipient connection agreements.
  • Plan recipient connection agreements.
  • Adopt a deployment strategy for recipient connection agreements that minimizes the effects of directory synchronization on a network.
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Module 4: Establishing Coexistence Between Exchange Server 5.5 and Exchange 2000
  • Introduction to Coexistence
  • Examining Configuration Coexistence
  • Examining Messaging Coexistence
  • Installing Exchange 2000
  • Configuring Public Folder Coexistence
Skills
  • Describe Exchange Server 5.5 and Exchange 2000 coexistence.
  • Describe the process for achieving configuration coexistence.
  • Describe the process for achieving message transfer.
  • Install Exchange 2000 in an existing Exchange Server 5.5 site.
  • Configure public folder coexistence.
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Module 5: Upgrading an Exchange Server 5.5 Organization to Exchange 2000
  • Introduction to Upgrading an Exchange Server 5.5 Organization to Exchange 2000
  • In-Place Upgrade of Exchange Server 5.5 to Exchange 2000
  • Moving Mailboxes Using Active Directory Users and Computers
  • Configuring Outlook Web Access
  • Upgrading Connectivity
  • Post-Upgrade Considerations
Skills
  • Describe the process of upgrading a Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 organization to Exchange 2000.
  • Perform an in-place upgrade from Exchange Server 5.5 to Exchange 2000.
  • Upgrade Exchange Server 5.5 mailboxes to Exchange 2000 by using Active Directory Users and Computers.
  • Configure Exchange 2000 to replace existing Exchange Server 5.5 Microsoft Outlook Web Access.
  • Configure Exchange 2000 to replace existing Exchange Server 5.5 connectivity.
  • Identify the post-installation considerations for upgrading Exchange Server 5.5 to Exchange 2000.
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Module 6: Upgrading to a New Exchange 2000 Organization
  • Introduction to Moving Mailboxes Between Organizations
  • Configuring Exchange 2000 Before Moving Mailboxes
  • Moving Mailboxes Using the Exchange Server Migration Wizard
  • Updating Account Profiles
Skills
  • Describe the process of moving messaging data from an existing Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 organization to a new Microsoft Exchange 2000 organization.
  • Identify the factors that must be considered before moving mailboxes to a new Exchange 2000 organization.
  • Move mailboxes by using the Exchange Server Migration Wizard.
  • Update account profiles after mailboxes have been moved to a new Exchange organization.
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Module 7: Planning a Deployment Strategy
  • Preparing for an Upgrade to Exchange 2000
  • Choosing an Appropriate Deployment Strategy
  • Creating a Deployment Project Plan
  • Testing the Deployment Plan
  • Piloting the Deployment Plan
  • Ensuring a Smooth Upgrade to Exchange 2000
Skills
  • Describe the deployment planning process.
  • Prepare for an upgrade to Exchange 2000.
  • Choose an appropriate deployment strategy.
  • Create a deployment project plan.
  • Apply best practices for planning an upgrade deployment strategy.
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> Pre-Requisites
Before attending this course, students must have the following pre-requisites:
  • Knowledge about Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Server Administration and Windows 2000 Advanced Server.
  • Knowledge about managing and implementing Exchange Server 5.5 and Exchange 2000.
  • Knowledge about administration and design for Microsoft Active Directory service.
  • Knowledge of Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and Domain Name System (DNS).
> Purpose
After completing the course, students will be able to explain the process of upgrading from Exchange Server 5.5 to Exchange 2000; populate the Active Directory with Exchange Server 5.5 user information and keep the two directories synchronized by using the Active Directory Connector (ADC); plan and deploy recipient connection agreements; establish and maintain both messaging coexistence and directory coexistence between Exchange Server 5.5 and Exchange 2000; upgrade an existing messaging environment to Exchange 2000; choose an upgrade deployment strategy and create a deployment project plan for upgrading Exchange Server 5.5 to Exchange 2000.
> 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]].