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MS-5050 - Recovering Messaging Servers and DB using Exchange 2007

Elements of this syllabus are subject to change.

This one-day instructor-led course provides messaging specialists with the knowledge and skills specialists need to recover Exchange mailboxes and servers in a variety of disaster scenarios. Students will learn how to perform full and dial-tone recoveries of a mailbox server, as well as repair a mailbox database. They will also learn how to perform a full recovery of Client Access servers, Hub Transport servers, and Edge Transport servers.

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Prerequisites


This course requires that students meet the following prerequisites: • Working knowledge of malware. For example, approaches to scanning for viruses (client-based, Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)-based, Exchange-based), methods that worms use to propagate, basic concepts of spam, phishing schemes, and unwelcome message content. • Conceptual understanding of firewalls. For example, how SMTP messages are allowed through a firewall. • Working knowledge of how Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) is managed in the directory. • Experience using these tools and applications: • NTBackup command. • NSLookup command. • Windows Explorer • Microsoft Management Console (MMC) • Active Directory Users and Computers • Active Directory Sites and Services • Internet Information Services (IIS) Admin • Outlook • Working knowledge of Windows server operating system. For example, what Transmission Control Protocol (TCP/IP) and Domain Name System (DNS) do and how to use them, basic routing conc

Detailed Class Syllabus


Module 1: Recovering Messaging Databases


After completing this module, students will be able to recover messaging databases.
Overview of Database Recovery Scenarios
Recovering a Messaging Database Using Dial-Tone Recovery
Lab: Recovering Messaging Databases in Exchange Server 2007
Performing a Database Backup
Performing a Dial-Tone Recovery
Repairing a Damaged Database

Module 2: Preparing for and Recovering from Mailbox Server Failures


After completing this module, students will be able to prepare for and recover from Mailbox server failures.
Preparing for a Mailbox Server Recovery
Recovering Mailbox Servers
Lab: Preparing for and Recovering from Mailbox Server Failures
Performing a Mailbox Server Backup
Recovering Mailbox Servers
Lab: Preparing for and Recovering from Mailbox Server Failures
Performing a Mailbox Server Backup
Recovering a Mailbox Server
Recovering Mailbox Server Data

Module 3: Preparing for and Recovering from Non-Mailbox Server Failures


After completing this module, students will be able to prepare for and recover from non-Mailbox server failures.
Preparing for a Non-Mailbox Server Recovery
Recovering Non-Mailbox Servers
Lab: Preparing for and Recovering from Non-Mailbox Server Failures
Performing a Non-Mailbox Server Backup
Restoring a Client Access Server
Restoring a Hub Transport Server
Restoring an Edge Transport Server