Designing and Deploying Messaging Solutions with Microsoft Exchange Server 2010



Vendor: Microsoft Certified Partners for Learning Solutions (CPLS) - Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Course # 10233
Course Starts On: Call for Details
Length of the Course: 5 Days
Price: $2,625 – Click Here to Pre Register

Course Description

This five-day, instructor-led course provides you with the knowledge and skills to design and deploy messaging solutions with Microsoft Exchange Server 2010. This course describes how to gather requirements for a messaging solution and then design the integration of Exchange Server 2010 with the current infrastructure. The course then covers how to plan and deploy the various server roles in Exchange Server 2010. You will explore the various options for implementing messaging security, policies, and compliance. The course also examines the high availability and disaster recovery options and how to develop a troubleshooting plan. Finally, the course describes how to plan the upgrade from earlier versions of Exchange Server to Exchange Server 2010 and the integration of Exchange Server 2010 with other messaging systems.

Course Objectives:

After completing this course, students will be able to:
Gather the information required to design a messaging system.
Design the integration of Exchange Server with the current infrastructure.
Design the deployment of the Mailbox server services in Exchange Server 2010.
Design the Client Access server deployment.
Design the Hub Transport server and Edge Transport server deployments.
Plan and deploy messaging security.
Plan and deploy a messaging policy and compliance solution.
Plan a highly available Exchange Server 2010 deployment.
Plan a disaster recovery solution in Exchange Server 2010.
Develop a plan for monitoring and troubleshooting the Exchange Server environment.
Plan and implement a transition from Exchange Server 2003 or Exchange Server 2007 to Exchange Server 2010.
Integrate Exchange Server 2010 with other messaging systems and with federated partners.

Course Audience:

This course is intended for IT professionals who are responsible for the Exchange Server messaging environment in an enterprise. This IT professional is the senior administrator, or “engineer” who acts as a technical lead over a team of administrators. This person is a third level of support in addition to the Exchange Recipient Administrator, which is the first level and the Exchange Server Administrator, which is the second level. In an effort to ensure that end users have the best possible messaging experience, this person also evaluates new technologies and tools.
The candidate is responsible for the planning and deployment of the Exchange Servers in an enterprise environment. He or she should have a minimum of two years of experience administering, deploying, managing, monitoring, upgrading, migrating, and designing Exchange Server.

Course PreRequisites:

Before attending this course, students must have:
At least two years of experience working with Microsoft Exchange Server.
At least six months of experience working with Exchange Server 2010 or Exchange Server 2007.
At least two years of experience administering Windows Server, including Windows Server 2008.
At least two years of experience working with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS).
At least two years of experience working with name resolution, including Domain Name Service (DNS).
Experience working with certificates, including Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) certificates.
Experience working with Microsoft Windows PowerShell.

Course Outline:

Module 1: Introduction to Designing a Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Deployment
This module explains how to gather business and technical requirements, and information about the current messaging system, to prepare for designing a messaging system. It also provides an overview of Service Level Management and how it can impact the design of the messaging system.

Lessons
Gathering Business Requirements
Identifying Additional Requirements
Introduction to Service Level Management
Analyzing the Current Messaging Environment

Lab : Introduction to Designing an Exchange Server 2010 Deployment
Evaluating the Existing Messaging Environment
Creating a Requirements Document
Discussion: Real-World Best Practices for Setting Budget Expectations
Discussion: Refining the Scope of SLA Requirements

Module 2: Designing Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Integration with the Current Infrastructure
This module explains how to design the integration of Exchange Server with the current infrastructure. It describes how to design the network infrastructure, the Active Directory infrastructure, and the DNS infrastructure. Additionally, this module explains how to plan the administration of Exchange Server 2010.

Lessons
Designing the Network Infrastructure
Designing the Active Directory Infrastructure
Designing the DNS Infrastructure
Planning Exchange Server Administration

Lab : Designing Exchange Server Integration with the Current Infrastructure
Evaluating the Existing Network Infrastructure
Determining Suitability for Exchange Server 2010
Preparing the AD DS Forest for Exchange Server 2010
Configuring Exchange Server Delegation

Module 3: Planning and Deploying Mailbox Services
This module explains how to design the deployment of the Mailbox server services in Exchange Server 2010. It provides an overview of the Mailbox services in Exchange Server 2010. The module then describes how to design Mailbox server, recipient management, and a public folder architecture.

Lessons
Overview of Mailbox Services in Exchange Server 2010
Designing Mailbox Servers
Designing Recipient Management
Designing Public Folder Architecture

Lab : Planning and Deploying Mailbox Services
Designing the Mailbox Server Deployment
Designing Recipient Management
Designing a Public Folder Deployment
Implementing Mailbox Services

Module 4: Planning and Deploying Client Access Services in Exchange Server 2010
This module explains how to plan and deploy client access services in Exchange Server 2010. It provides an overview of the Client Access server role and then describes how to design the Client Access server deployment, client access, and client access policies.

Lessons
Overview of the Client Access Server Role
Designing the Client Access Server Deployment
Designing Client Access
Designing Client Access Policies

Lab : Planning and Deploying Client Access Services in Exchange Server 2010
Designing the Client Access Server Deployment
Designing Client Access
Implementing Client Access

Module 5: Planning and Deploying Message Transport in Exchange Server 2010
This module explains how to design the Hub Transport server and Edge Transport Server deployments. It also describes how to design message routing in Exchange Server 2010. The module then explains how to design the Hub Transport servers and the Edge Transport servers.

Lessons
Designing Message Routing for Exchange Server 2010
Designing Hub Transport Servers
Designing the Message Routing Perimeter

Lab : Planning and Deploying Message Transport in Exchange Server 2010
Designing a Message Routing Topology
Designing a Messaging Perimeter
Discussion: Improving an Active Directory and Message Routing Design
Modifying the Routing Topology

Module 6: Planning and Deploying Messaging Security
This module explains how to plan and deploy messaging security. It describes how to design message security restrictions, SMTP connector security, and explains how to secure message routing between partner organizations. The module then describes how to design antivirus and anti-spam solutions.

Lessons
Designing Message Security
Designing Antivirus and Anti-Spam Solutions

Lab : Planning and Deploying Messaging Security
Designing Message Security
Designing Antivirus and Anti-Spam Solutions
Implementing Message Security

Module 7: Planning and Deploying Messaging Compliance
This module explains how to plan and deploy a messaging policy and compliance solution. It describes how to design transport rules, message classifications, and message moderation. Then the module describes how to design the AD RMS integration with Exchange Server 2010. Finally, the module explains how to design message journaling, archiving, and messaging records management.

Lessons
Designing Transport Compliance
Designing AD RMS Integration with Exchange Server 2010
Designing Message Journaling and Archiving
Designing Messaging Records Management

Lab : Planning and Deploying Messaging Compliance
Planning a Message Transport Implementation
Planning a Messaging Journaling and Archiving Solution
Planning a Messaging Records Management Implementation
Implementing a Messaging Compliance Solution

Module 8: Planning and Deploying High Availability
This module explains how to plan a highly available Exchange Server 2010 deployment. It provides an introduction to high availability in Exchange Server 2010. It also describes how to design high availability for mailbox databases and the other Exchange Server 2010 server roles. Finally, the module explains how to design site resilience.

Lessons
Introduction to High Availability Planning in Exchange Server 2010
Designing High Availability for Mailbox Databases
Designing High Availability for Other Server Roles
Designing Site Resilience

Lab : Planning and Deploying High Availability
Designing High Availability for Exchange Server
Implementing High Availability for Exchange Servers

Module 9: Planning a Disaster Recovery Solution
This module explains how to plan a disaster recovery solution for Exchange Server 2010. It describes how to plan for disaster mitigation and then explains how to design Exchange Server backup and recovery.

Lessons
Planning for Disaster Mitigation
Planning Exchange Server Backup
Planning Exchange Server Recovery

Lab : Planning a Disaster Recovery Solution
Planning Disaster Recovery for Vancouver
Planning Disaster Recovery for San Diego
Implementing Single-Item Recovery

Module 10: Planning Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Monitoring and Troubleshooting
This module explains how to develop a plan for monitoring and troubleshooting the Exchange Server environment. It first describes the various options for monitoring the different server roles in Exchange Server 2010. The module then describes the available troubleshooting tools and explains how to plan for troubleshooting issues in message delivery, client access, and databases.

Lessons
Planning Exchange Server Monitoring
Planning Exchange Server Troubleshooting

Lab : Planning Exchange Server 2010 Monitoring and Troubleshooting
Establishing a Baseline for Performance
Measuring the Production System Performance under Additional Load

Module 11: Upgrading to Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
This module explains how to plan and implement an upgrade from Exchange Server 2003 or Exchange Server 2007 to Exchange Server 2010. It first provides an overview of the various upgrading scenarios. The module then describes how to plan the upgrade from Exchange Server 2003 to Exchange Server 2010 and from Exchange Server 2007 to Exchange Server 2010.

Lessons
Overview of Upgrading to Exchange Server 2010
Planning the Upgrade from Exchange Server 2003 to Exchange Server 2010
Planning the Upgrade from Exchange Server 2007 to Exchange Server 2010

Lab : Upgrading to Exchange Server 2010
Reviewing the Exchange Server 2010 Design
Designing an Exchange Server 2010 Upgrade Strategy

Module 12: Integrating Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 with Other Messaging Systems
This module explains how to integrate Exchange Server 2010 with other messaging systems and with federated partners. It first describes the various coexistence scenarios and then explains how to design Exchange Server 2010 integration with other messaging systems. The modules also describes how to design the integration of Exchange Server 2010 with federated partners and with Exchange Online.

Lessons
Designing Exchange Server 2010 Integration with Other Messaging Systems
Designing Exchange Server 2010 Integration with Federated Partners
Designing Exchange Server 2010 Integration with Exchange Online

Lab : Integrating Exchange Server 2010 with Other Messaging Systems
Designing Exchange Server 2010 Coexistence with Another Messaging System