Course 10165A:

Updating Your Skills from Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 or Exchange Server 2007 to Exchange Server 2010 SP1

Length:5 Days
Published:June 21, 2011
Language(s):English, French
Audience(s):IT Professionals
Level:200
Technology:Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Type:Course
Delivery Method:Instructor-led (classroom)
About this Course
There are two main reasons for the course. Firstly, this course supports the large numbers of customers still running Exchange 2003 or Exchange 2007 in upgrading their skills and environments to Exchange 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) and to help drive that adoption.  Secondly, this course fills in a skills gap that currently exists in the portfolio and, while the content is not driven by the exam ODs, provide further support for the exams.
  1. Upgrading skills to Exchange Server 2010 support within the Exchange Portfolio: The primary reason for the course development is to provide a single course to allow IT professionals who are currently experienced in and are running Exchange 2003 or Exchange 2007 environments, a fast-track method to upgrade their skills and  to enable them to upgrade to Exchange 2010 SP1 and help drive that technology adoption, without having to take the other two Exchange 2010 courses and 10 days of training.
  2. To fill a skills gap and provide further support for Exchange Server 2010 exams: The course will provide an accelerated skills-upgrade path and also provide additional support for the two Exchange Server 2010 exams, both of which are listed below. This course is not a direct mapping to the below exams; however, it is intended as an additional support for elements within these exams.
  • Exam 70-662 : TS : Exchange Server 2010, Configuring
  • Exam 70-663 : PRO : Designing and Deploying Messaging Solutions with Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Audience Profile
This course is intended for IT professionals experienced with the technologies included in Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 or Exchange Server 2007. Students wishing to take this course should have a Technology Specialist or equivalent certification, or equivalent knowledge and experience, and be looking to upgrade their skills to Exchange Server 2010.
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 planning and deploying 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.
At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe the new Exchange Server 2010 features as compared to Exchange Server 2003 and Exchange Server 2007.
  • Install and deploy Exchange Server 2010 in an Exchange Server organization.
  • Configure Mailbox servers and Mailbox server components.
  • Manage recipient objects, including migrating recipients from previous versions of Exchange Server to Exchange Server 2010.
  • Migrate client access services from previous versions of Exchange Server, and configure the Client Access server role in Exchange Server 2010.
  • Migrate message transport from previous versions of Exchange Server, and configure message transport in Exchange Server 2010.
  • Configure the secure flow of messages between the Exchange Server organization and the internet.
  • Implement a high availability solution for Mailbox servers and other server roles in Exchange Server.
  • Plan and implement a disaster recovery solution for Exchange Server 2010 servers.
  • Plan and configure messaging compliance.
  • Migrate Exchange Server permissions to Exchange Server 2010, and configure Exchange Server security.
  • Monitor and maintain the messaging system.
  • Upgrade an Exchange Server 2007 organization to Exchange Server 2010.

Course OutlineModule 1: Introducing Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
This module describes the new Exchange Server 2010 features as compared to the Exchange Server 2003 and Exchange Server 2007 features.
This module will cover the new features and terminology in two lessons, one of which will describe what is new since Exchange Server 2003. The other lesson will describe what is new since Exchange Server 2007. By covering this material at a high level early in the course, we can decrease some of the gaps in knowledge between the Exchange Server 2003 administrators and the Exchange Server 2007 administrators.
This module will also provide a high-level view of the steps required to migrate from previous Exchange Server versions to Exchange Server 2010. The purpose of this information is to provide a context for the following modules.
Lessons
  • New Exchange Server 2010 Features for Exchange Server 2003 Administrators
  • New Exchange Server 2010 Features for Exchange Server 2007 Administrators
  • Upgrading to Exchange Server 2010
Lab : Planning Hardware Requirements for Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
  • Identifying the Hardware Requirements
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Identify new features and enhancements in Exchange Server 2010 for Exchange Server 2003 administrators.
  • Identify new features and enhancements in Exchange Server 2010 for Exchange Server 2007 administrators.
  • Plan an upgrade of your existing Exchange Server organization to Exchange Server 2010.
Module 2: Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2010This module explains how to install and deploy Exchange Server 2010 in an Exchange Server organization.Lessons
  • Installing Exchange Server 2010 SP1
  • Verifying the Exchange Server 2010 Installation
Lab : Installing Exchange Server 2010 SP1
  • Evaluating the Requirements for an Exchange Server Installation
  • Preparing for an Exchange Server 2010 SP1 Installation
  • Installing Exchange Server 2010 SP1
Lab : Verifying the Exchange Server 2010 SP1 Installation
  • Verifying an Exchange Server 2010 Installation
  • Verifying Exchange Server Version Interoperability
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Perform an Exchange Server 2010 SP1 installation.
  • Verify Exchange Server installation and integration with Exchange Server 2003 and Exchange Server 2007 environments.
Module 3: Configuring Mailbox ServersThis module explains how to configure Mailbox servers and Mailbox server components.Lessons
  • Upgrading the Mailbox Server Role
  • Configuring Mailbox Server Roles
  • Configuring Public Folders and Public Folder Databases in Exchange Server 2010
Lab : Configuring Mailbox Servers
  • Configuring Mailbox Databases
  • Configuring Public Folders
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Understand the coexistence of Exchange 2010 Mailbox server role with previous versions of Exchange Server during the upgrade process.
  • Configure the Exchange 2010 Mailbox server role.
  • Configure public folders and public folder databases
Module 4: Managing Recipient ObjectsThis module explains how to manage recipient objects, including migrating recipients from previous versions of Exchange Server to Exchange Server 2010.Lessons
  • Managing Mailboxes in Exchange Server 2010
  • Configuring Mail Users, Mail Contacts, and Distribution Groups in Exchange Server 2010
  • Configuring Email Address Policies and Address Lists in Exchange Server 2010
  • Performing Bulk Recipient Management Tasks in Exchange Server 2010
Lab : Managing Exchange Server Recipients
  • Managing Recipients
  • Configuring Email Address Policies and Address Lists
  • Performing Bulk Recipient Management Tasks
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Manage mailboxes in Exchange Server 2010.
  • Configure mail users, mail contacts, and distribution groups in Exchange Server 2010.
  • Configure email address policies and address lists in Exchange Server 2010.
  • Perform bulk recipient management tasks in Exchange Server 2010.
Module 5: Managing Client AccessThis module explains how to migrate client access services from Exchange Server 2003 and configure the Client Access server role in Exchange Server 2010.Lessons
  • Upgrading the Client Access Server Role
  • Configuring the Client Access Server Role
  • Configuring Client Access Servers for Outlook Clients
  • Configuring Microsoft Outlook Web App
  • Configuring Mobile Messaging
Lab : Upgrading and Configuring Client Access Servers
  • Configuring Client Access Servers
  • Upgrading Client Access Services from Exchange Server 2003 to Exchange Server 2010
Lab : Configuring Client Access Servers for Outlook Web App and Exchange ActiveSync
  • Configuring Outlook Anywhere
  • Configuring Outlook Web App
  • Configuring Exchange ActiveSync
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Upgrade the Client Access server role.
  • Configure the Client Access server role.
  • Configure Client Access servers for Microsoft Office Outlook Clients.
  • Configure Microsoft Outlook Web App.
  • Configure mobile messaging.
Module 6: Managing Message TransportThis module explains how to migrate message transport from previous versions of Exchange Server and configure message transport in Exchange Server 2010.Lessons
  • Overview of Message Transport
  • Configuring Message Transport
Lab : Migrating and Managing Message Transport
  • Configuring Internet Message Transport
  • Troubleshooting Message Transport
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe message transport in Exchange Server 2010.
  • Explain how to configure message transport in Exchange Server 2010.
Module 7: Implementing Messaging SecurityThis module explains how to configure the secure flow of messages between the Exchange Server organization and the Internet.Lessons
  • Deploying Edge Transport Servers
  • Deploying an Antivirus Solution
  • Configuring an Anti-Spam Solution
  • Configuring Secure SMTP Messaging
Lab : Configuring Edge Transport Servers and Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server
  • Installing an Edge Transport Server
  • Configuring Edge Transport Servers
  • Configuring Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server
Lab : Configuring Anti-Spam Filtering
  • Configuring Anti-Spam Filtering
  • Configuring Secure SMTP Messaging
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Deploy Edge Transport servers.
  • Deploy an antivirus solution.
  • Configure an anti-spam solution.
  • Configure secure SMTP messaging.
Module 8: Implementing High AvailabilityThis module explains how to implement a high availability solution for Mailbox servers and other server roles in Exchange Server.Lessons
  • Configuring Highly Available Mailbox Databases
  • Deploying Highly Available Non-Mailbox Servers
  • Deploying High Availability with Site Resilience
Lab : Implementing High Availability
  • Deploying a Database Availability Group
  • Deploying Client Access Servers
  • Testing the High Availability Configuration
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Configure highly available mailbox databases.
  • Deploy highly available non-Mailbox servers.
  • Deploy high availability with site resilience.
Module 9: Implementing Backup and RecoveryThis module describes how to plan and implement a disaster recovery solution for Exchange Server 2010 servers.Lessons
  • Planning Backup and Recovery
  • Backing Up Exchange Server 2010
  • Recovering from Disasters
Lab : Implementing Backup and Recovery
  • Implementing Disaster Recovery with DAGs
  • Backing up Exchange Server 2010
  • Restoring a Database in a DAG
  • Recover a Lagged Database Copy to a Point in Time
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Plan backup and recovery.
  • Back up Exchange Server 2010.
  • Recover from disasters.
Module 10: Configuring Messaging Policy and ComplianceThis module explains how to plan and configure messaging compliance.Lessons
  • Introducing Messaging Policy and Compliance
  • Configuring Transport Rules
  • Configuring Journaling and Multi-Mailbox Search
  • Configuring Archive Mailboxes
  • Configuring Retention and Archive Policies
Lab : Configuring Transport Rules, Journal Rules, and Multi-Mailbox Search
  • Configuring Transport Rules
  • Configuring Journal Rules
  • Configuring Multi-Mailbox Search
Lab : Configuring Archive Mailboxes and Retention Policies
  • Configuring Archive Mailboxes
  • Configuring Retention Policies
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe messaging policy and compliance.
  • Configure transport rules.
  • Configure journaling and Multi-Mailbox Search.
  • Configure archive mailboxes.
  • Configure Retention and Archive Policies.
Module 11: Securing Microsoft Exchange Server 2010This module explains how to configure Exchange Server security.Lessons
  • Configuring Role-Based Access Control
  • Configuring Audit Logging
  • Configuring Secure Internet Access
Lab : Securing Exchange Server 2010
  • Configuring Delegated Permissions
  • Configuring Audit Logging
  • Configuring RBAC Split Permissions
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Configure RBAC permissions.
  • Configure audit logging.
  • Configure secure Internet access.
Module 12: Monitoring and Troubleshooting Microsoft Exchange Server 2010This module explains how to monitor and maintain the messaging system.Lessons
  • Monitoring Exchange Server 2010
  • Troubleshooting Exchange Server 2010
Lab : Monitoring and Troubleshooting Exchange Server 2010
  • Monitoring Exchange Server 2010
  • Troubleshooting Database Availability
  • Troubleshooting Client Access Servers
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Monitor Exchange Server 2010.
  • Troubleshoot Exchange Server 2010.
Module 13: Upgrading from Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 to Exchange Server 2010This module explains how to upgrade an Exchange Server 2007 organization to Exchange Server 2010.Lessons
  • Upgrading from Exchange Server 2007 to Exchange Server 2010
Lab : Upgrading from Exchange Server 2007 to Exchange Server 2010
  • Installing Exchange Server 2010
  • Configuring Exchange Server Version Coexistence
  • Removing Exchange Server 2007
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Upgrade from Exchange Server 2007 to Exchange Server 2010.
Module 14: Appendix A: Understanding and Planning for Microsoft Exchange OnlineThis module explains how to plan for, migrate to, and manage Exchange Online. This module also explains how to implement Federated Delegation.Lessons
  • Planning for Exchange Online
  • Migrating to and Managing Exchange Online
  • Implementing Federated Delegation
Before attending this course, students must have:
  • A MCSE in the Windows Server 2003 operating system or TS qualification in Exchange Server 2007 with Exam 70-236 : TS : Exchange Server 2007, Configuring.
  • Windows Server 2008 Technology Specialist Skills.
  • At least two years administering Exchange Server 2003 or Exchange Server 2007.
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