Exam 70-236:

TS:Exchange Server 2007, Configuring

Published:February 26, 2007
Language(s):English, French, German, Japanese, Russian, Spanish
Audience(s):IT Professionals
Technology:Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Type:Proctored Exam

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Audience Profile
The qualified candidate for Exam 70-236 TS: Exchange Server 2007, Configuring, typically:
  • Installs and manages Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
  • Manages messaging security by using Exchange Server 2007
  • Recovers messaging servers and databases by using Exchange Server 2007
  • Monitors and troubleshoots Exchange Server 2007
Credit Toward CertificationWhen you pass Exam 70-236: TS:Exchange Server 2007, Configuring, you complete the requirements for the following certification(s):Exam 70-236: TS:Exchange Server 2007, Configuring: counts as credit toward the following certification(s):
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Skills Being MeasuredThis exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below.The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area on the exam.The higher the percentage, the more questions you are likely to see on that content area on the exam.

The information after “This objective may include but is not limited to” is intended to further define or scope the objective by describing the types of skills and topics that may be tested for the objective. However, it is not an exhaustive list of skills and topics that could be included on the exam for a given skill area. You may be tested on other skills and topics related to the objective that are not explicitly listed here.
Installing and Configuring Microsoft Exchange Servers
  • Prepare the infrastructure for Exchange installation.
  • Prepare the servers for Exchange installation.
  • Install Exchange.
  • Configure Exchange server roles.
Configuring Recipients and Public Folders
  • Configure recipients.
  • Configure mail-enabled groups.
  • Configure resource mailboxes.
  • Configure public folders.
  • Move mailboxes.
  • Implement bulk management of mail-enabled objects.
Configuring the Exchange Infrastructure
  • Configure connectors.
  • Configure the antivirus and anti-spam system.
  • Configure transport rules and message compliance.
  • Configure policies.
  • Configure public folders.
  • Configure client connectivity.
Monitoring and Reporting
  • Monitor mail queues.
  • Monitor system performance.
  • Perform message tracking.
  • Monitor client connectivity.
  • Create server reports.
  • Create usage reports.
Configuring Disaster Recovery
  • Configure backups.
  • Recover messaging data.
  • Recover server roles.
  • Configure high availability.
Preparation Tools and ResourcesTo help you prepare for this exam, Microsoft Learning recommends that you have hands-on experience with the product and that you use the following training resources. These training resources do not necessarily cover all of the topics listed in the "Skills Measured" tab.
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