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Exchange Server 2007

Designing a High Availability Messaging Solution using Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
(Microsoft Training Course: 5054) - 2 days - £955 exc VAT

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> Target Audience
This course teaches messaging engineers to design a high availability messaging solution using Microsoft Exchange Server 2007. It is intended for people with 3 or more years experience working with Exchange Server.
> Course outline
  1. Foundational High Availability Concepts for Messaging
  2. Evaluating High Availability Technologies for Exchange Server 2007
  3. Creating a High Availability Messaging Strategy
  4. Designing the Messaging Portion of a Business Continuity Plan
  5. Designing Backup for a High Availability Messaging Environment
  6. Ensuring Recovery Readiness of a High Availability Messaging Environment


Module 1: Foundational High Availability Concepts for Messaging
  • This module explains the concept of service level management and how it relates the maintenance of Exchange Server 2007. As well, an overview of the high availability technologies for various network and data center components.
  • Introduction to Service Level Management
  • Overview of High Availability Technologies
  • Lab: Foundational High Availability Concepts for Messaging
Skills
  • Explain service level management.
  • Describe high availability technologies.
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Module 2: Evaluating High Availability Technologies for Exchange Server 2007
  • This module explains how to evaluate the high availability technologies for Exchange Server 2007. Options for Mailbox and non-Mailbox servers are covered.
  • Evaluating High Availability Options for Mailbox Servers
  • Evaluating High Availability Options for Non-Mailbox Servers
  • Lab: Evaluating High Availability Messaging Technologies
  • Lab: Evaluating High Availability Messaging Technologies
Skills
  • Evaluate high availability options for Mailbox servers.
  • Evaluate high availability options for non-Mailbox servers.
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Module 3: Creating a High Availability Messaging Strategy
  • This module explains how to create a high availability messaging strategy. This includes creating solutions for Mailbox and non-mailbox servers.
  • Designing a High Availability Strategy for Mailbox Servers
  • Designing a High Availability Solution for Non-Mailbox Servers
  • Lab: Creating a High Availability Messaging Strategy
Skills
  • Design a high availability strategy for Mailbox servers.
  • Design a high availability solution for non-Mailbox servers.
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Module 4: Designing the Messaging Portion of a Business Continuity Plan
  • This module explains how to design the messaging portion of a business continuity plan. As well, information about identifying threats to the messaging organization and mitigating those threats is covered.
  • Overview of Business Continuity Planning
  • Identifying Threats to the Messaging Organization
  • Mitigating Threats to the Messaging Organization
  • Designing the Business Continuity Plan
  • Lab: Designing the Messaging Portion of a Business Continuity Plan
Skills
  • Describe business continuity planning.
  • Identify threats to the messaging organization.
  • Mitigate threats to the messaging organization.
  • Design the business continuity plan.
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Module 5: Designing Backup for a High Availability Messaging Environment
  • This module explains how to identify the backup requirements and design the backup procedures for a high availability messaging environment.
  • Identifying Backup Requirements
  • Designing Backup Procedures
  • Lab: Designing Backup for a High Availability Messaging Environment
Skills
  • Identify backup requirements.
  • Design backup procedures.
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Module 6: Ensuring Recovery Readiness of a High Availability Messaging Environment
  • This module explains how to ensure recovery readiness of a high availability messaging environment by designing recovery strategies and evaluating disaster recovery readiness.
  • Designing Recovery Strategies
  • Evaluating Disaster Recovery Readiness
  • Lab: Ensuring Recovery Readiness of a High Availability Messaging Environment
Skills
  • Design recovery strategies.
  • Evaluate disaster recovery readiness.
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> Pre-Requisites
Before attending this course, students must have the following pre-requisites:
  • Basic understanding of high availability concepts.
  • Basic familiarity with deriving business requirements.
  • Understanding of backup systems.
  • Know how to use Exchange System Manager, Exchange Best Practice Analyzer (ExBPA), WinNT backup (ntbackup.exe) and Microsoft Visio or Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003 (to create infrastructure diagrams).
  • Extensive detailed knowledge of Active Directory concepts and design principles.
  • Experience of designing and implementing Active Directory directory services in Microsoft Windows Server 2003.
  • Working experience with Exchange 2000 Server or Exchange Server 2003 and Exchange Server 2007.
  • Familiarity with a Windows scripting or command line scripting.
> Purpose
After completing this course, students will be able to describe foundational high availability concepts for messaging; evaluate high availability messaging technologies for Exchange Server 2007; create a high availability messaging strategy; design the messaging portion of a business continuity plan; design backup for a high availability messaging environment; ensure recovery readiness of a high availability messaging environment.