Course 3938C: Updating Your Skills from Microsoft® Exchange Server 2000 or Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 to Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 SP1

Type: Course
Audience(s):IT Professionals
Technology:Exchange
Level:300
This Revision:C
Delivery method:
Instructor-led (classroom)
Length:3 days
Language(s):English

First published:

02 June 2008
Overview
About this course
Elements of this syllabus are subject to change.
This three-day, instructor-led course offers Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server or Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 administrators with the skills they need to manage a Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 infrastructure. This course focuses on the new features and administrative tasks in Exchange Server 2007.
The student will learn skills that enable them to deploy and manage an Exchange Server 2007 environment. This course's aim is not to provide detailed design skills, but will cover planning skills at a level sufficient to enable decision making during the implementation process.
Audience profile
This course is for people who operate in medium to very large computing environments, using Exchange 2000 Server or Exchange Server 2003. The typical environments in which they work have the following characteristics:
  • Supported users range from 200 to over 100,000.
  • Multiple physical locations.
  • Typical products and technologies include Microsoft Windows 2000 or Windows 2003, Exchange 2000 Server or Exchange Server 2003, and network security products and technologies.
At course completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe the new features and the deployment architecture in Exchange Server 2007.
  • Plan and implement an Exchange Server 2007 deployment.
  • Administer Exchange Server 2007.
  • Implement client access services in Exchange Server 2007.
  • Manage message routing in an Exchange Server 2007 organization.
  • Configure messaging security with Exchange Server 2007.
  • Implement messaging policies in Exchange Server 2007.
  • Implement high availability and disaster recovery solutions in Exchange Server 2007.
  • Implement Unified Messaging in Exchange Server 2007.
Course details
Course OutlineModule 1: Introducing Exchange Server 2007
This module provides an overview of the new Exchange Server 2007 features, focusing on changes from previous Exchange Server versions. This module also introduces terminology and concepts that subsequent modules in this course will cover in greater detail.
Lessons
  • New Features in Exchange Server 2007
  • Introducing the Exchange Server 2007 Deployment Architecture
  • Discontinued and De-Emphasized Features
After completing this module, students will be able to describe the following:
  • New Exchange Server 2007 features.
  • The Exchange Server 2007 deployment architecture.
  • Features from previous Exchange versions that are discontinued or de-emphasized in Exchange Server 2007.
Module 2: Deploying Exchange Server 2007
The module describes the Exchange Server 2007 Server Roles, and the planning and implementation of an Exchange Server 2007 deployment. Additionally, this module describes how to upgrade an Exchange 2000 Server or Exchange Server 2003 deployment to Exchange Server 2007.
Lessons
  • Introduction to the Exchange Server 2007 Server Roles
  • Installing Exchange Server 2007
  • Upgrading to Exchange Server 2007
Lab : Optional Lab: Deploying Exchange Server 2007
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe the Exchange Server 2007 server roles.
  • Plan and complete an Exchange Server 2007 installation.
  • Describe the supported upgrade scenarios.
Module 3: Administering Exchange Server 2007
Administering Exchange Server 2007 is quite different from administering previous Exchange versions. Exchange Server 2007 provides new management tools and new tasks that you will need to perform. This module details how to administer Exchange Server 2007.
Lessons
  • Overview of Exchange Server 2007 Administration Tools
  • Administering Exchange Server 2007 Mailbox Servers
  • Managing Recipients in Exchange Server 2007
Lab : Administering Exchange Server 2007
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe the new tools for administering Exchange Server 2007.
  • Administer Exchange Server 2007 mailbox servers.
  • Manage recipients in Exchange Server 2007.
Module 4: Implementing Client Access Services in Exchange Server 2007
Exchange Server 2007 provides access to user mailboxes for many different clients. In some cases, the client configuration has not changed significantly from previous Exchange versions. However, Exchange Server 2007 does provide some significant new features and administrative tasks related to managing client access. This module describes how to provide access to Exchange Server 2007 mailboxes.
Lessons
  • Implementing the Client Access Server Role
  • Implementing New Client Features in Exchange Server 2007
  • Implementing Outlook Web Access
  • Implementing Mobile Messaging
Lab : Implementing Client Access Services in Exchange Server 2007
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Implement Exchange servers running the Client Access server role.
  • Implement new client features in Exchange Server 2007.
  • Implement Microsoft Office Outlook Web Access (OWA) in Exchange Server 2007.
  • Implement and manage mobile messaging in Exchange Server 2007.
Module 5: Managing Message Routing in an Exchange Server 2007 Organization
Message flow through an Exchange Server 2007 organization is significantly different from previous Exchange versions. Rather than using routing groups, message routing in Exchange Server 2007 is based on the Active Directory directory services site configuration. This module describes how messages are routed through the organization, and describes and how to manage message routing.
Lessons
  • Understanding Message Routing in Exchange Server 2007
  • Managing Message Routing
Lab : Managing Message Routing in an Exchange Server 2007 Organization
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe how message routing occurs in an Exchange Server 2007 organization.
  • Manage message routing in Exchange Server 2007.
Module 6: Securing Messages with Exchange Server 2007
A critical factor in deploying any messaging system is securing Internet e-mail. Securing Internet e-mail includes ensuring that the messaging system remains secure from spam and viruses, and securing messages sent across the Internet. This module details how to configure the Exchange Server 2007 features that increase Internet e-mail security.
Lessons
  • Implementing the Edge Transport Server Role
  • Implementing Antivirus and Anti-Spam Features
  • Configuring Security for Internet E-Mail
Lab : Securing Messages with Exchange Server 2007
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Implement the Edge Transport server role.
  • Filter Internet e-mail messages by implementing anti-spam and antivirus solutions.
  • Configure security for Internet e-mail.
Module 7: Implementing Messaging Policies in Exchange Server 2007
Many organizations must set restrictions on sending or receiving e-mail, or for e-mail retention, to comply with external or internal security policies. Exchange Server 2007 provides messaging policies as a powerful means to manage message flow and e-mail retention. This module details how to implement these messaging policies.
Lessons
  • Introducing Messaging Policies
  • Implementing Transport Rules
  • Implementing Messaging Records Management
Lab : Implementing Messaging Policies in Exchange Server 2007
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe messaging policies and how you can use them.
  • Apply messaging policies to messages in transit.
  • Implement messaging records management.
Module 8: High Availability and Disaster Recovery in Exchange Server 2007
Exchange Server 2007 provides several new features that enable high availability and disaster recovery. This module describes how to implement these features.
Lessons
  • Overview of High Availability in Exchange Server 2007
  • Implementing High Availability in Exchange Server 2007
  • Implementing Disaster Recovery in Exchange Server 2007
Lab : Implementing Disaster Recovery in Exchange Server 2007
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe the high availability options available in Exchange Server 2007.
  • Implement high availability in Exchange Server 2007.
  • Implement disaster recovery in Exchange Server 2007.
Module 9: Implementing Unified Messaging in Exchange Server 2007
Unified Messaging is the integration into one Inbox of a recipient’s voice, fax, and e-mail messages. Exchange Server 2007 Unified Messaging integrates Exchange Server with an existing telephony network infrastructure. This module details how to implement Unified Messaging in Exchange Server 2007.
Lessons
  • Telephony Overview
  • Introducing Unified Messaging
  • Installing and Configuring Unified Messaging
Lab : Practice: Installing and Configuring Unified Messaging
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe telephony concepts.
  • Describe Unified Messaging.
  • Install and configure Unified Messaging.
Prerequisites
Before attending this course, students must have:
  • Working experience with Exchange 2000 Server or Exchange Server 2003.
  • Working experience with Windows Server 2003.
  • Working experience with Active Directory directory services in Windows Server 2003.
  • Familiarity and experience with Windows scripting or command-line scripting.
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