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Exchange Server 2013 Course

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Exchange Server 2013 System Administration

Duration: 4 Days


US Price: $2,095

UK Price: £1,695 *Prices are subject to VAT

CA Price: CDN$1,975 *Prices are subject to GST/HST



Description: This course provides hands on experience installing and configuring Exchange Server 2013 and a variety of Microsoft messaging clients. Students will also install and configure Windows Server 2012, Active Directory Domain Services and IIS web services. Attendees will practice local and remote administration of server roles, network connectivity and user messaging data. After installing Exchange, students will create users and groups, and assign permissions, rights and policies. They will then configure and troubleshoot the Exchange environment using various consoles and management shells. Windows Server 2012's backup and fault tolerance strategies are reviewed, and Exchange Server's equivalent procedures are introduced and configured. User mailbox security and access policies are thoroughly covered and implemented. Comprehensive labs and exercises give students real experience deploying, managing and troubleshooting an Exchange Server 2013 infrastructure.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with the Microsoft Windows environment (desktop, files and folders). Students should also be familiar with the basic workings of Active Directory (domains, organizational units, users, groups, permissions and group policy). Completion of Windows Server 2012 System Administration course or equivalent knowledge.

Course Overview:

Review of Windows Server 2012 and Active Directory
  • Windows Server Installation
  • Active Directory Installation
  • Domain User and Group Accounts
  • Assigning Rights and Permissions
  • Organizational Units (OUs)
  • OU Delegates and Taskpad Views
  • Domain and Forest Functional Levels
  • Global Catalog and Site Management
  • FSMO Roles
  • IIS Installation
  • Windows PowerShell v3.0
Examining Exchange Server Features
  • Exchange Server Editions
  • System Requirements
  • Mailbox Servers
  • Client Access Servers
Installing Exchange Server
  • Preparing Active Directory
  • Installation Options
  • Installing Prerequisite Software
  • Updates and Post-Installation Tasks
  • Initial Security and Policy Setup
Exchange Admin Center (EAC)
  • Organization Configuration
  • Organization Relationships
  • Federated Trusts
  • Exchange Connectors and Networks
  • Server Role Configuration
  • Recipient Configuration
  • Mailbox Databases
  • Mailbox Quotas
  • Security Policies
  • Journal Rules
  • Moderated Mailboxes
  • Distribution Groups
  • Mail Contacts
  • Mail Users
  • Address Lists
  • Offline Address Books
Exchange Management Shell (EMS)
  • Windows PowerShell syntax
  • Exchange-Specific Syntax
  • Active Directory Object Management
  • Exchange Server Object Management
Role Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Administrator Roles
  • User Roles
  • Management Role Groups
  • Management Role Assignments
  • Management Role Scopes
  • Shared vs. Split Permissions Model
  • Delegating Role Assignments
Installing and Configuring Exchange Clients
  • Outlook 2013
  • OWA 2013
  • Outlook Anywhere
  • Microsoft ActiveSync
  • Message Folders
  • User Email and Calendar Data
  • Contacts and Tasks
  • Mobile Phone and Text Message Properties
Backup and Fault Tolerance
  • Windows Server Backup Strategies
  • Exchange Server Backup Strategies
  • System State Backup
  • Windows Failover Clustering
  • Exchange Database Availability Groups (DAG)

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