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MCSE 5047B/5049A/5050A - Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Foundations for IT Professionals

Duration: 5 Days
Course Price: $2,975

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Exchange Server Training Course 5047/49/50 2007 Foundations for IT Professionals

Students who are new to Exchange Server will learn how to configure and manage a messaging environment in accordance with technical requirements, manage messaging security and policies, and recover Exchange mailboxes and servers in a variety of disaster scenarios. Students will learn how to install Exchange Server 2007 and manage routing, client access, and the backup and restore of databases. They will also learn how to manage addressing and recipient objects such as mailboxes, distribution groups, and contacts. Students will learn how to manage messaging and connection security, how to manage spam, anti-virus, and content filtering, and will learn how to install and configure a gateway server. Attendees will also learn how to perform full and dial-tone recoveries of a mailbox server, repair a mailbox database, and how to perform a full recovery of Client Access servers, Hub Transport servers, and Edge Transport servers.

Audience

IT Professionals, IT generalists, and help desk professionals who want to learn about Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 are the audience for this course. IT Professionals, IT generalists and help desk professionals should have at least 3 years experience working in the IT field—typically in the areas of network administration, help desk, or system administration.

At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Describe how Exchange Server 2007 and Active Directory work together.
Install Exchange Server 2007.
Configure Mailbox Server roles.
Manage recipient objects.
Manage e-mail and address lists.
Manage client access.
Manage Messaging Transport.
Manage availability, backup and recovery.
Maintain the message system.
Manage anti-spam and antivirus features.
Configure edge transport servers.
Implement messaging policies.
Recover messaging databases.
Prepare for and recover from Mailbox server failures.
Prepare for and recover from non-Mailbox server failures.

Prerequisites
This course requires that students meet the following prerequisites:
Experience using these tools and applications:
NTBackup command.
NSLookup command.
Windows Explorer
Microsoft Management Console (MMC)
Active Directory Users and Computers
Active Directory Sites and Services
Internet Information Services (IIS) Admin
Outlook
Working knowledge of Windows server operating system. For example, how storage is configured, basic backup and restore techniques, and what a client/server application interaction means.
Working knowledge of network technologies. . For example, what Transmission Control Protocol (TCP/IP) and Domain Name System (DNS) do and how to use them, basic routing concepts (Wide Area Networks (WAN) vs. Local Area Network (LAN) router vs. switch vs. hub).
Working knowledge of Active Directory. For example, how user objects are managed, what is stored in Active Directory partitions, basic architectures (domain, forest, sites, etc.), and how domain controllers are managed. Also, site and site connector configuration, schema and configuration partitions, and Global Catalogs.
Conceptual understanding of e-mail technologies For example, that Simple Mail Transport Protocol (SMTP) is a protocol used for e-mail and the differences between transport protocols and client access protocols (Post Office Protocol (POP), Internet Access Message Protocol (IMAP), SMTP).
Working knowledge of malware, basic concepts of spam, phishing schemes, and unwelcome message content.
Conceptual understanding of firewalls. For example, how SMTP messages are allowed through a firewall.
Working knowledge of how a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) is managed in the directory.

Microsoft Certified Professional Exams
This course will help the student prepare for the following Microsoft Certified Professional exam:
Exam Exam 70-236: Implementing, Troubleshooting and Maintaining a MS Exchange Server 2007 Infrastructure.

Course Materials

The student kit includes a comprehensive workbook and a Student Materials compact disk for this class.

Course Outline

Module 1: Overview of Exchange and Active Directory
After completing this module, students will be able to describe how Exchange Server 2007 and Active Directory work together.
 
Lessons
 
  • Review of Active Directory
  • Introduction to the Integration of Active Directory and Exchange Server 2007
Lab : Overview of How Exchange Server 2007 and Active Directory Work Together
  • Discussion: Explaining How Exchange Server 2007 and Active Directory Work Together
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
  • Describe the core components of the Active Directory directory service.
  • Describe the integration of Active Directory and Exchange Server 2007.
 
Module 2: Installing Exchange Server 2007
After completing this module, students will be able install Exchange Server 2007.
 
Lessons
 
  • Introduction to the Exchange Server 2007 Server Roles
  • Installing Exchange Server 2007
  • Completing the Exchange Server 2007 Installation
Lab : Installing Exchange Server 2007
  • Preparing the Environment for an Exchange Server 2007 Installation
  • Installing Exchange Server 2007 Client Access Server and Hub Transport Server Roles
Lab : Verifying an Exchange Server 2007 Installation
  • Verifying an Exchange Server 2007 Installation
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
  • Describe the Exchange Server 2007 server roles.
  • Install Exchange Server 2007.
 
Module 3: Configuring Mailbox Server Roles
After completing this module, students will be able to configure Mailbox Server roles.
 
Lessons
  • Overview of Exchange Server 2007 Administration Tools
  • Implementing Mailbox Server Roles
  • Managing Public Folder Databases
Lab : Configuring Mailbox Servers
  • Configuring Storage Groups and Database Files
  • Configuring a Public Folder and Store Referrals
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
  • Describe the Exchange Server 2007 Administration Tools.
  • Implement Mailbox Server roles.
  • Manage Public Folder databases.
 
Module 4: Managing Recipient Objects
After completing this module, students will be able to manage recipient objects.
 
Lessons
  • Managing Mailboxes
  • Managing Other Recipients
  • Overview of Managing Public Folders
Lab : Managing Recipient Objects
  • Modifying Existing User Mailboxes
  • Configuring New Mailboxes and Mail-Enabled Objects
  • Managing Resource Mailboxes
  • Managing Mailbox Removal
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
  • Manage mailboxes.
  • Manage other recipients.
  • Manage public folders.
  • Manage Mailbox removal.
 
Module 5: Managing E-Mail Addresses and Address Lists
After completing this module, students will be able to manage e-mail and address lists.
 
Lessons
  • Configuring E-Mail Address Policies
  • Configuring Address Lists
  • Overview of Bulk Recipient Management Tasks
Lab : Managing E-Mail Addresses and Address Lists
  • Managing E-Mail Address Policies
  • Managing Address Lists
  • Performing Recipient Bulk Management Tasks
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
Configure e-mail address policies.
Configure address lists.
Describe bulk recipient management tasks.
 
Module 6: Managing Client Access
After completing this module, students will be able to manage client access.
 
Lessons
  • Implementing Client Access Servers
  • Implementing Client Access Features
  • Implementing Outlook Web Access
  • Introduction to Implementing Mobile Messaging
Lab : Managing Client Access
  • Managing Mobile Device Connectivity
  • Managing Outlook Web Access
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
  • Implement client access servers.
  • Implement client access features.
  • Implement Outlook Web Access.
  • Implement Mobile Messaging.
 
Module 7: Managing Message Transport
After completing this module, students will be able to manage messaging transport.
 
Lessons
  • Introduction to Message Transport
  • Implementing Message Transport
Lab : Managing Message Transport and Handling
  • Troubleshooting Local Message Delivery
  • Troubleshooting Remote Message Delivery
  • Troubleshooting Message Transport
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
  • Describe how Message Transport works in Exchange Server 2007.
  • Implement Message Transport.
 
Module 8: Managing Availability, Backup and Recovery
After completing this module, students will be able to manage availability, and backup and recovery.
 
Lessons
  • Implementing High-Availability for Mailbox Servers
  • Managing a Backup Solution
  • Managing a Recovery Solution
Lab : Managing Backup and Recovery
  • Restoring Data using the Recovery Storage Group
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
  • Implement high-availability for mailbox servers
  • Manage a backup solution.
  • Manage a recovery solution.
 
Module 9: Maintaining the Messaging System
After completing this module, students will be able to maintain the message system.
 
Lessons
  • Overview of Implementing Change Management
  • Overview of Updating Exchange Servers
Lab : Maintaining the Messaging System
  • Determining the Information Necessary for Change Implementation
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
  • Describe implement change management.
  • Describe how to update Exchange Servers.

Module 10: Maintaining Antivirus and Anti-spam Systems

After completing this module, students will be able to maintain antivirus and anti-spam systems.

Lessons

  • Introduction to Antivirus and Anti-Spam Management
  • Implementing Anti-spam Features
  • Implementing Antivirus Features

Lab: Maintaining Antivirus and Anti-Spam Systems

  • Reviewing the Contents of the Spam Quarantine
  • Discussion: Modifying Spam and Antivirus Settings
  • Modifying Spam and Antivirus Settings

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain how to manage antivirus and anti-spam.
  • Implement anti-spam features
  • Implement antivirus features.

 

Module 11: Configuring Edge Transport Servers

After completing this module, students will be able to configure edge transport servers.

Lessons

  • Deploying Edge Transport Servers
  • Configuring Internet Message Delivery
  • Configuring Security for Internet E-Mail

Lab: Configuring Edge Transport Servers

  • Configuring SMTP Connectors to Secure SMTP E-Mail
  • Implementing Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME)

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Deploy edge transport servers.
  • Configure Internet message delivery.
  • Configure security for Internet e-mail.

 

Module 12: Implementing Messaging Policies

After completing this module, students will be able to implement transport rules.

Lessons

  • Introducing Messaging Policy and Compliance
  • Implementing Messaging Records Management
  • Implementing Transport Rules

Lab: Implementing Messaging Policies

  • Configuring Domain Security

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe messaging policy and compliance.
  • Implement messaging records management.
  • Implement transport rules.
 

Module 13: Recovering Messaging Databases

After completing this module, students will be able to recover messaging databases.

Lessons

  • Overview of Database Recovery Scenarios
  • Recovering a Messaging Database Using Dial-Tone Recovery

Lab: Recovering Messaging Databases in Exchange Server 2007

  • Performing a Storage Group Backup
  • Performing a Dial-Tone Recovery
  • Repairing a Damaged Database

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe messaging database recovery scenarios.
  • Recover a messaging database using dial-tone recovery.

 

Module 14: Preparing for and Recovering from Mailbox Server Failures

After completing this module, students will be able to prepare for and recover from Mailbox server failures.

Lessons

  • Preparing for a Mailbox Server Recovery
  • Recovering Mailbox Servers Overview

Lab: Preparing for and Recovering from Mailbox Server Failures

  • Performing a Mailbox Server Backup
  • Recovering a Mailbox Server
  • Recovering Mailbox Server Data

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Prepare for a Mailbox server recovery.
  • Recover Mailbox servers.

 

Module 15: Preparing for and Recovering from Non-Mailbox Server Failures

After completing this module, students will be able to prepare for and recover from non-Mailbox server failures.

Lessons

  • Preparing for a Non-Mailbox Server Recovery
  • Recovering Non-Mailbox Servers

Lab: Preparing for and Recovering from Non-Mailbox Server Failures

  • Performing a Non-Mailbox Server Backup
  • Restoring a Client Access Server Certificate
  • Restoring a Hub Transport Server
  • Restoring an Edge Transport Server

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Prepare for a non-Mailbox server recovery.
  • Recover non-Mailbox servers.

Exchange Server Training Course 5047/49/50 2007 Foundations for IT Professionals

Students who are new to Exchange Server will learn how to configure and manage a messaging environment in accordance with technical requirements, manage messaging security and policies, and recover Exchange mailboxes and servers in a variety of disaster scenarios. Students will learn how to install Exchange Server 2007 and manage routing, client access, and the backup and restore of databases. They will also learn how to manage addressing and recipient objects such as mailboxes, distribution groups, and contacts. Students will learn how to manage messaging and connection security, how to manage spam, anti-virus, and content filtering, and will learn how to install and configure a gateway server. Attendees will also learn how to perform full and dial-tone recoveries of a mailbox server, repair a mailbox database, and how to perform a full recovery of Client Access servers, Hub Transport servers, and Edge Transport servers.

Audience

IT Professionals, IT generalists, and help desk professionals who want to learn about Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 are the audience for this course. IT Professionals, IT generalists and help desk professionals should have at least 3 years experience working in the IT field—typically in the areas of network administration, help desk, or system administration.

At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Describe how Exchange Server 2007 and Active Directory work together.
Install Exchange Server 2007.
Configure Mailbox Server roles.
Manage recipient objects.
Manage e-mail and address lists.
Manage client access.
Manage Messaging Transport.
Manage availability, backup and recovery.
Maintain the message system.
Manage anti-spam and antivirus features.
Configure edge transport servers.
Implement messaging policies.
Recover messaging databases.
Prepare for and recover from Mailbox server failures.
Prepare for and recover from non-Mailbox server failures.

Prerequisites
This course requires that students meet the following prerequisites:
Experience using these tools and applications:
NTBackup command.
NSLookup command.
Windows Explorer
Microsoft Management Console (MMC)
Active Directory Users and Computers
Active Directory Sites and Services
Internet Information Services (IIS) Admin
Outlook
Working knowledge of Windows server operating system. For example, how storage is configured, basic backup and restore techniques, and what a client/server application interaction means.
Working knowledge of network technologies. . For example, what Transmission Control Protocol (TCP/IP) and Domain Name System (DNS) do and how to use them, basic routing concepts (Wide Area Networks (WAN) vs. Local Area Network (LAN) router vs. switch vs. hub).
Working knowledge of Active Directory. For example, how user objects are managed, what is stored in Active Directory partitions, basic architectures (domain, forest, sites, etc.), and how domain controllers are managed. Also, site and site connector configuration, schema and configuration partitions, and Global Catalogs.
Conceptual understanding of e-mail technologies For example, that Simple Mail Transport Protocol (SMTP) is a protocol used for e-mail and the differences between transport protocols and client access protocols (Post Office Protocol (POP), Internet Access Message Protocol (IMAP), SMTP).
Working knowledge of malware, basic concepts of spam, phishing schemes, and unwelcome message content.
Conceptual understanding of firewalls. For example, how SMTP messages are allowed through a firewall.
Working knowledge of how a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) is managed in the directory.

Microsoft Certified Professional Exams
This course will help the student prepare for the following Microsoft Certified Professional exam:
Exam Exam 70-236: Implementing, Troubleshooting and Maintaining a MS Exchange Server 2007 Infrastructure.

Course Materials

The student kit includes a comprehensive workbook and a Student Materials compact disk for this class.

Course Outline

Module 1: Overview of Exchange and Active Directory
After completing this module, students will be able to describe how Exchange Server 2007 and Active Directory work together.
 
Lessons
 
  • Review of Active Directory
  • Introduction to the Integration of Active Directory and Exchange Server 2007
Lab : Overview of How Exchange Server 2007 and Active Directory Work Together
  • Discussion: Explaining How Exchange Server 2007 and Active Directory Work Together
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
  • Describe the core components of the Active Directory directory service.
  • Describe the integration of Active Directory and Exchange Server 2007.
 
Module 2: Installing Exchange Server 2007
After completing this module, students will be able install Exchange Server 2007.
 
Lessons
 
  • Introduction to the Exchange Server 2007 Server Roles
  • Installing Exchange Server 2007
  • Completing the Exchange Server 2007 Installation
Lab : Installing Exchange Server 2007
  • Preparing the Environment for an Exchange Server 2007 Installation
  • Installing Exchange Server 2007 Client Access Server and Hub Transport Server Roles
Lab : Verifying an Exchange Server 2007 Installation
  • Verifying an Exchange Server 2007 Installation
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
  • Describe the Exchange Server 2007 server roles.
  • Install Exchange Server 2007.
 
Module 3: Configuring Mailbox Server Roles
After completing this module, students will be able to configure Mailbox Server roles.
 
Lessons
  • Overview of Exchange Server 2007 Administration Tools
  • Implementing Mailbox Server Roles
  • Managing Public Folder Databases
Lab : Configuring Mailbox Servers
  • Configuring Storage Groups and Database Files
  • Configuring a Public Folder and Store Referrals
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
  • Describe the Exchange Server 2007 Administration Tools.
  • Implement Mailbox Server roles.
  • Manage Public Folder databases.
 
Module 4: Managing Recipient Objects
After completing this module, students will be able to manage recipient objects.
 
Lessons
  • Managing Mailboxes
  • Managing Other Recipients
  • Overview of Managing Public Folders
Lab : Managing Recipient Objects
  • Modifying Existing User Mailboxes
  • Configuring New Mailboxes and Mail-Enabled Objects
  • Managing Resource Mailboxes
  • Managing Mailbox Removal
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
  • Manage mailboxes.
  • Manage other recipients.
  • Manage public folders.
  • Manage Mailbox removal.
 
Module 5: Managing E-Mail Addresses and Address Lists
After completing this module, students will be able to manage e-mail and address lists.
 
Lessons
  • Configuring E-Mail Address Policies
  • Configuring Address Lists
  • Overview of Bulk Recipient Management Tasks
Lab : Managing E-Mail Addresses and Address Lists
  • Managing E-Mail Address Policies
  • Managing Address Lists
  • Performing Recipient Bulk Management Tasks
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
Configure e-mail address policies.
Configure address lists.
Describe bulk recipient management tasks.
 
Module 6: Managing Client Access
After completing this module, students will be able to manage client access.
 
Lessons
  • Implementing Client Access Servers
  • Implementing Client Access Features
  • Implementing Outlook Web Access
  • Introduction to Implementing Mobile Messaging
Lab : Managing Client Access
  • Managing Mobile Device Connectivity
  • Managing Outlook Web Access
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
  • Implement client access servers.
  • Implement client access features.
  • Implement Outlook Web Access.
  • Implement Mobile Messaging.
 
Module 7: Managing Message Transport
After completing this module, students will be able to manage messaging transport.
 
Lessons
  • Introduction to Message Transport
  • Implementing Message Transport
Lab : Managing Message Transport and Handling
  • Troubleshooting Local Message Delivery
  • Troubleshooting Remote Message Delivery
  • Troubleshooting Message Transport
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
  • Describe how Message Transport works in Exchange Server 2007.
  • Implement Message Transport.
 
Module 8: Managing Availability, Backup and Recovery
After completing this module, students will be able to manage availability, and backup and recovery.
 
Lessons
  • Implementing High-Availability for Mailbox Servers
  • Managing a Backup Solution
  • Managing a Recovery Solution
Lab : Managing Backup and Recovery
  • Restoring Data using the Recovery Storage Group
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
  • Implement high-availability for mailbox servers
  • Manage a backup solution.
  • Manage a recovery solution.
 
Module 9: Maintaining the Messaging System
After completing this module, students will be able to maintain the message system.
 
Lessons
  • Overview of Implementing Change Management
  • Overview of Updating Exchange Servers
Lab : Maintaining the Messaging System
  • Determining the Information Necessary for Change Implementation
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
  • Describe implement change management.
  • Describe how to update Exchange Servers.

Module 10: Maintaining Antivirus and Anti-spam Systems

After completing this module, students will be able to maintain antivirus and anti-spam systems.

Lessons

  • Introduction to Antivirus and Anti-Spam Management
  • Implementing Anti-spam Features
  • Implementing Antivirus Features

Lab: Maintaining Antivirus and Anti-Spam Systems

  • Reviewing the Contents of the Spam Quarantine
  • Discussion: Modifying Spam and Antivirus Settings
  • Modifying Spam and Antivirus Settings

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain how to manage antivirus and anti-spam.
  • Implement anti-spam features
  • Implement antivirus features.

 

Module 11: Configuring Edge Transport Servers

After completing this module, students will be able to configure edge transport servers.

Lessons

  • Deploying Edge Transport Servers
  • Configuring Internet Message Delivery
  • Configuring Security for Internet E-Mail

Lab: Configuring Edge Transport Servers

  • Configuring SMTP Connectors to Secure SMTP E-Mail
  • Implementing Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME)

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Deploy edge transport servers.
  • Configure Internet message delivery.
  • Configure security for Internet e-mail.

 

Module 12: Implementing Messaging Policies

After completing this module, students will be able to implement transport rules.

Lessons

  • Introducing Messaging Policy and Compliance
  • Implementing Messaging Records Management
  • Implementing Transport Rules

Lab: Implementing Messaging Policies

  • Configuring Domain Security

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe messaging policy and compliance.
  • Implement messaging records management.
  • Implement transport rules.
 

Module 13: Recovering Messaging Databases

After completing this module, students will be able to recover messaging databases.

Lessons

  • Overview of Database Recovery Scenarios
  • Recovering a Messaging Database Using Dial-Tone Recovery

Lab: Recovering Messaging Databases in Exchange Server 2007

  • Performing a Storage Group Backup
  • Performing a Dial-Tone Recovery
  • Repairing a Damaged Database

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe messaging database recovery scenarios.
  • Recover a messaging database using dial-tone recovery.

 

Module 14: Preparing for and Recovering from Mailbox Server Failures

After completing this module, students will be able to prepare for and recover from Mailbox server failures.

Lessons

  • Preparing for a Mailbox Server Recovery
  • Recovering Mailbox Servers Overview

Lab: Preparing for and Recovering from Mailbox Server Failures

  • Performing a Mailbox Server Backup
  • Recovering a Mailbox Server
  • Recovering Mailbox Server Data

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Prepare for a Mailbox server recovery.
  • Recover Mailbox servers.

 

Module 15: Preparing for and Recovering from Non-Mailbox Server Failures

After completing this module, students will be able to prepare for and recover from non-Mailbox server failures.

Lessons

  • Preparing for a Non-Mailbox Server Recovery
  • Recovering Non-Mailbox Servers

Lab: Preparing for and Recovering from Non-Mailbox Server Failures

  • Performing a Non-Mailbox Server Backup
  • Restoring a Client Access Server Certificate
  • Restoring a Hub Transport Server
  • Restoring an Edge Transport Server

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Prepare for a non-Mailbox server recovery.
  • Recover non-Mailbox servers.
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