MS-20345-1 - Administering Microsoft Exchange Server 2016/2019

This course teaches IT professionals how to administer and support Exchange Server. The course covers how install and configure Exchange Server. It also covers how to manage mail recipients and public folders, including how to perform bulk operations by using Exchange Management Shell. In addition, the course covers how to manage client connectivity, message transport and hygiene, and highly available Exchange Server deployments. It also covers how to implement disaster recovery solutions. Finally, the course covers how to maintain and monitor an Exchange Server deployment and how to administer Exchange Online in a Office 365 deployment.

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In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:
  • Minimum of two years of experience administering Windows Server.
  • Minimum of two years of experience working with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS).
  • Minimum of two years of experience working with name resolution, including Domain Name System (DNS).
  • Understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts.
  • 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

Overview of Exchange Server
Exchange Server architecture
Requirements for Exchange Server
Deploying Exchange Server Exchange Server
Exchange Server Management Tools

Module 2: Managing Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 Storage

Exchange Server mailbox databases
Exchange Server storage
Configuring Exchange Server mailbox databases and storage

Module 3: Managing recipient objects

Managing user mailboxes
Managing other types of mailboxes
Managing other recipients objects
Configuring policies and address lists

Module 4: Managing recipients and Exchange servers by using Exchange Server cmdlets

Overview of the Exchange Management Shell
Managing Exchange Servers by using Exchange Management Shell cmdlets
Managing Exchange servers by using scripts

Module 5: Implementing client connectivity

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

Module 6: Managing high availability in Exchange Server

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

Implementing Exchange Server backup
Implementing Exchange Server recovery

Module 8: Configuring and managing message transport

Overview of message transport
Configuring message transport
Managing transport rules

Module 9: Configuring message security

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

Module 10: Monitoring and troubleshooting Exchange Server

Monitoring Exchange Server
Troubleshooting Exchange Server

Module 11: Securing and maintaining Exchange Server

Securing Exchange Server by using RBAC
Configuring audit logging in Exchange Server
Maintaining Exchange Server

Module 12: Implementing and managing Exchange Online deployments

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