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Exchange Server

Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 Series - Design and Implementation
(Microsoft Training Course: 0973) - 5 days - £2640 exc VAT

> Target Audience
This course is intended for Microsoft Exchange Server system architects and designers who plan, install, configure, customize, and troubleshoot Exchange Server deployments. The goal of this course is to provide students with the skills required to design and implement an Exchange Server organization.
> Course outline
  1. Microsoft Exchange Server Architecture
  2. Designing a Microsoft Exchange Organization
  3. Installing Microsoft Exchange Server
  4. X.400 and X.500 Concepts
  5. Intrasite Server Communication
  6. Intersite Server Communication
  7. Site Connector
  8. X.400 Connector
  9. Multisite Message Routing and Selection
  10. Directory Replication
  11. Public Folder Replication
  12. Microsoft Exchange Server Integration with the Internet
  13. Internet Mail Service
  14. Internet News Service
  15. Internet Client Access Protocols
  16. Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
  17. Outlook Web Access

Supplementary InformationThis course has now retired and is no longer available. We suggest you look at Courses [[{http://www.F1Comp.Co.UK/computer_training/Microsoft_Training_Courses/Exchange-Server-2007/5053.aspx}5053: Designing a Messaging Infrastructure using Microsoft Exchange Server 2007]] and [[{http://www.F1Comp.Co.UK/computer_training/Microsoft_Training_Courses/Exchange-Server-2007/5054.aspx}5054: Designing a High Availability Messaging Solution using Microsoft Exchange Server 2007]].
Module 1: Microsoft Exchange Server Architecture
  • Exchange Server components
  • Component communication
  • Message flow examples
  • Recognize the Exchange Server core and additional components within the user interface (UI), and describe the function of each component.
  • Describe the communication paths between the core Exchange components.
  • Describe the communication paths between the additional Exchange components.
  • Describe the flow of a message through an Exchange Server computer in a single-server environment and in a multiple-server environment.
Module 2: Designing a Microsoft Exchange Organization
  • General planning considerations
  • Site and server planning
  • Connectivity to other messaging systems
  • Establishing an address and naming scheme
  • Evaluate the network and messaging needs of an organization.
  • Design a server, site, and user placement plan for a given Exchange Server organization.
  • Establish an address and naming scheme to support a planned messaging system.
Module 3: Installing Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Preparing for Exchange Server installation
  • Organizational contexts for installation
  • Post-installation considerations
  • Common installation issues
  • Exchange Server service dependencies
  • Automatic installation and optimization
  • Installing Exchange Server in a clustered environment
  • Explain which components are installed with each installation option.
  • Differentiate among creating a new site, adding a server to an existing site, and upgrading an existing server to Exchange Server 5.5.
  • Discuss post-installation considerations.
  • Identify common installation problems.
  • List the Exchange services and their dependent services.
  • Perform an automatic installation.
  • Describe the issues involved when installing Exchange in a clustered environment.
Module 4: X.400 and X.500 Concepts
  • X.400 overview
  • X.400 publication schedule
  • X.500 concepts
  • X.400 message handling components
  • Management domains
  • MTS overview
  • X.400 and X.500 term comparison
  • Interpersonal messaging system (IPMS)
  • Describe the X.400 and X.500 messaging recommendations.
  • Identify the components of the X.400 message handling systems.
  • Compare and contrast an administrative management domain (ADMD) and a private management domain (PRMD).
  • Define the X.400 interpersonal message (IPM) protocols.
  • Explain the role of IPMS and the message transfer system.
Module 5: Intrasite Server Communication
  • Intrasite server communication
  • Intrasite remote procedure calls (RPC) and wide area networks (WANs)
  • Message Transfer Agent overview
  • Intrasite communication between component services
  • Intrasite directory replication
  • Describe the components that enable intrasite communication between computers running Exchange Server.
  • Explain how RPC and WAN traffic can fill network bandwidth.
  • Discuss the role of MTA in intrasite server communication.
  • Explain how Exchange services communicate within a site.
  • Describe how Exchange maintains updated directory information on all servers in a site.
Module 6: Intersite Server Communication
  • Multisite server communication
  • Common connector configuration
  • Monitoring connectors
  • Compare the intrasite and intersite communication processes.
  • Configure common connector properties.
  • Implement monitoring tools for site connectors.
Module 7: Site Connector
  • Site Connector overview
  • Configuring and demonstrating the Site Connector
  • Describe the configuration options for the Site Connector.
  • Create and configure the Site Connector between two sites.
Module 8: X.400 Connector
  • Function of the X.400 Connector
  • MTA transport stack configuration
  • Configuring the X.400 Connector
  • Describe the usage and benefits of the X.400 Connector.
  • Configure a network transport to enable the X.400 Connector to communicate over a specified MTA transport stack.
  • Configure the X.400 Connector to communicate over a TCP/IP network and over TP4.
Module 9: Multisite Message Routing and Selection
  • MTA and multiple connectors
  • Multisite message routing
  • The selection process
  • Explain the role of MTA in the message routing and selection process.
  • Describe how MTA determines which connector to route through based on the gateway address routing table (GWART).
  • Describe the selection criteria used by MTA to determine a list of connectors.
Module 10: Directory Replication
  • Directory Replication overview
  • Configuring Directory Replication
  • Managing Directory Replication
  • Describe how Exchange Server communicates directory information between sites.
  • Configure directory replication between sites.
  • Manage directory information between sites.
Module 11: Public Folder Replication
  • Introduction to public folders
  • Developing a public folder strategy
  • Public folder replication process
  • Public folder rehoming
  • Configure public folder content replication at the folder level or the information store level.
  • Appraise the advantages of using a single copy of a public folder or using one or more public folder replicas in a public folder strategy.
  • Describe the public folder replication process.
  • Explain how to configure a home server for a public folder.
Module 12: Microsoft Exchange Server Integration with the Internet
  • Protocols
  • Protocol logging
  • Performance counters
  • Creating a security-enhanced connection to the Internet
  • Domain name system (DNS) overview
  • Request for Comments (RFCs)
  • Identify which Internet protocols Exchange Server supports.
  • Describe the difference between multi-purpose Internet mail extensions (MIME) and non-MIME content types for Internet messages.
  • Explain how protocol-logging values can be used to troubleshoot a problem.
  • Discuss how performance counters can be used to gather statistical information about system performance.
  • Describe some of the security considerations involved with connecting your organization to the Internet.
  • Explain how DNS resolves host names to IP addresses.
Module 13: Internet Mail Service
  • Using Internet Mail Service
  • Setting up Internet Mail Service
  • Configuring Internet Mail Service
  • Using ETRN to queue and return mail
  • Optimizing Internet Mail Service
  • Describe how Internet Mail Service provides message exchange to and from any simple mail transfer protocol (SMTP)-based mail system.
  • Prepare to install Internet Mail Service.
  • Install Internet Mail Service by using Internet Mail Wizard.
  • Configure Internet Mail Service.
  • Optimize the performance of Internet Mail Service.
Module 14: Internet News Service
  • USENET newsgroups
  • Internet newsgroup overview
  • Creating an Internet news service
  • Configuring a newsfeed
  • Publishing public folders
  • Network news transfer protocol (NNTP) details
  • Backfilling a newsfeed
  • Describe the functionality of Internet newsgroups.
  • Describe the functionality of Internet News Service.
  • Create and configure Internet News Service.
  • Publish Exchange Server public folders as Internet newsgroups.
  • Describe the details of NNTP.
  • Use performance counters to analyze message traffic through Internet News Service.
  • Use available tools for troubleshooting Internet News Service.
  • Describe how to backfill newsfeeds.
Module 15: Internet Client Access Protocols
  • Postoffice protocol version 3 (POP3) overview
  • Internet Message Access Protocol version 4 (IMAP4) overview
  • POP3 and IMAP4 authentication
  • Configuring POP3 and IMAP4
  • Explain how POP3 and IMAP4 clients retrieve electronic mail from a server.
  • Configure POP3 and IMAP4.
  • Troubleshoot POP3 and IMAP4 using Telnet, protocol logging, and diagnostics logging.
Module 16: Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
  • Introduction to Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
  • Configuring LDAP
  • Explain the function and purpose of LDAP.
  • Configure LDAP to allow clients to access Directory Service on an Exchange Server computer.
Module 17: Outlook Web Access
  • Introduction to Outlook Web Access
  • Outlook Web Access server and client
  • Outlook Web Access deployment
  • Installing and monitoring Outlook Web Access
  • Configuring the hypertext transfer protocol (HTTP) object
  • Describe the functionality of Outlook Web Access, including the functionality of the Outlook Web Access server and the Outlook Web Access client.
  • Evaluate and prepare a deployment plan.
  • Install Outlook Web Access on a server.
  • Configure the HTTP object.
> Pre-Requisites
Before attending this course, students must have the following pre-requisites:
  • Complete Course 922, or possess equivalent knowledge.
  • Complete Course 1026, or possess equivalent knowledge.
  • Deploy the Microsoft Outlook messaging and collaboration client in an organization.
  • Be familiar with Microsoft Internet Information Server version 4.x and Internet Explorer version 4.x.
> Purpose
At the end of the course, students will be able to choose an implementation of Exchange Server; develop the configuration of an Exchange Server computer; identify strategies for migration from previous versions to version 5.5; develop a long-term coexistence strategy; develop an infrastructure for Exchange Server; configure connectivity to a mail system other than Exchange Server; synchronize directory information between Exchange Server and other mail systems; configure Directory Replication; configure the Message Transfer Agent (MTA); configure Internet protocols and services; configure security; manage private information stores; manage connectivity; optimize foreign connections and site-to-site connections.
> Supplementary Information
This course has now retired and is no longer available. We suggest you look at Courses [[{http://www.F1Comp.Co.UK/computer_training/Microsoft_Training_Courses/Exchange-Server-2007/5053.aspx}5053: Designing a Messaging Infrastructure using Microsoft Exchange Server 2007]] and [[{http://www.F1Comp.Co.UK/computer_training/Microsoft_Training_Courses/Exchange-Server-2007/5054.aspx}5054: Designing a High Availability Messaging Solution using Microsoft Exchange Server 2007]].