MS-20345-1 - Administering Microsoft Exchange Server 2016

This 5-day instructor-led course teaches IT professionals how to administer and support Exchange Server 2016. Students will learn how to install Exchange Server 2016, and how to configure and manage an Exchange Server environment. The course covers how to manage mail recipients and public folders, including how to perform bulk operations using Exchange Management Shell. Students also will learn how to manage client connectivity, message transport and hygiene, how to implement and manage highly available Exchange Server deployments, and how to implement back up and disaster recovery solutions.

The course also teaches students how to maintain and monitor an Exchange Server 2016 deployment. In addition, students will learn how to administer Exchange Online in an Office 365 deployment.

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Before attending this course, students must have:
  • A minimum two years of experience administering Windows Server, including Windows Servier 2012 R@ or Windows Server 2016.
  • A minimum two years experience working with active Directory Domain Services (AD DS). A minimum two years of experience working with name resolution including Domain Name System (DNS).
  • Understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts.
  • Understanding of Windows Server 2012 R2 or later, and AD DS, including planning, designing, and deploying.
  • Understanding of security concepts such as authentication and authorization.
  • Understanding of Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP).
  • Working knowledge of public key infrastructure (PKI) technologies, including Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS).

Detailed Class Syllabus

Module 1: Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2016

Overview of Exchange Server 2016
Requirements and deployment options for Exchange Server 2016

Module 2: Managing Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 servers

Exchange Server 2016 management
Overview of the Exchange 2016 Mailbox server
Configuring Mailbox servers

Module 3: Managing recipient objects

Exchange Server 2016 recipients
Managing Exchange Server recipients
Configuring address lists and policies

Module 4: Managing Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 and recipient objects by using Exchange Management Shell

Overview of the Exchange Management Shell
Managing Exchange Server 2016 by using Exchange Management Shell
Managing Exchange Server 2016 by using Exchange Management Shell scripts

Module 5: Implementing client connectivity

Configuring client access services in Exchange Server 2016
Managing client services
Client connectivity and publishing of Exchange Server 2016 services
Configuring Outlook on the web
Configuring mobile messaging on Exchange Server 2016

Module 6: Managing high availability in Exchange Server 2016

High availability on Exchange Server 2016
Configuring highly available mailbox databases
Configuring high availability of Client Access services.

Module 7: Implementing disaster recovery for Microsoft Exchange Server 2016

Implementing Exchange Server 2016 backup
Implementing Exchange Server 2016 recovery

Module 8: Configuring and managing message transport

Overview of message transport
Configuring message transport
Managing transport rules

Module 9: Configuring antivirus, antispam, and malware protection

Deploying and managing an Edge Transport server for message security
Implementing an antivirus solution for Exchange Server 2016
Implementing an antispam solution for Exchange Server 2016

Module 10: Implementing and managing Microsoft Exchange Online deployments

Overview of Exchange Online and Office 365
Managing Exchange Online
Implementing the migration to Exchange Online

Module 11: Monitoring and troubleshooting Microsoft Exchange Server 2016

Monitoring Exchange Server 2016
Troubleshooting Exchange Server 2016

Module 12: Securing and maintaining Exchange Server 2016

Securing Exchange Server with role-based access control (RBAC)
Configuring audit logging on Exchange Server 2016
Maintaining Exchange Server 2016