MS-20345-2 - Designing and Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 /2019

This course provides experienced Exchange Server administrators with the knowledge to design and implement a Microsoft Exchange Server messaging environment. The course covers how to design and configure advanced components in an Exchange Server deployment such as site resiliency, advanced security, compliance, archiving and discovery solutions, coexistence with other Exchange organizations or Exchange Online, and migration from previous versions of Exchange server. The course also provides guidelines, best practices, and considerations that will help optimize Exchange Server deployments.

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In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:
  • Attended course 20345-1B: Administering Microsoft Exchange Server 2016/2019 or have equivalent knowledge
  • Minimum of two years of experience working with any version of Exchange Server
  • Minimum of six months of experience working with Exchange Server 2013 or Exchange Server 2016
  • Minimum of two years of experience administering the Windows Server operating system, including Windows Server 2016 or Windows Server 2019
  • 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)
  • Experience working with certificates, including public key infrastructure (PKI) certificates
  • Experience working with Windows PowerShell

Detailed Class Syllabus

Module 1: Planning Exchange Server deployments

New features in Exchange 2019
Gathering business requirements
Planning for Exchange Server deployment
Planning the migration of Unified Messaging to Cloud Voicemail

Module 2: Planning and deploying Exchange Server mailbox services

Planning the Exchange Server hardware requirements
Planning Exchange Server for virtualization and Microsoft Azure integration
Planning and implementing public folders

Module 3: Planning message transport

Designing message routing
Designing transport services
Designing the message routing perimeter
Designing and implementing transport compliance

Module 4: Planning and deploying client access

Planning for Exchange Server clients
Planning for client access
Planning and implementing Office Online Server
Planning and implementing coexistence of SharePoint 2019 with Exchange Server 2019
Designing external client access

Module 5: Designing and implementing high availability

Planning high availability for Exchange Server
Planning for load balancing
Planning for site resilience

Module 6: Maintaining Exchange

Using Managed Availability to improve high availability
Implementing DSC

Module 7: Designing messaging security

Planning messaging security
Designing and implementing AD RMS and Azure RMS

Module 8: Designing and implementing message retention and archiving

Overview of archiving and messaginng records management
Designing In-Place Archiving
Designing and implementing message retention

Module 9: Designing and implementing messaging compliance

Designing and implementing data loss prevention (DLP) policies
Designing and implementing In-Place Hold
Designing and implementing In-Place eDiscovery

Module 10: Designing and implementing messaging coexistence

Designing and implementing federation
Designing coexistence between Exchange organizations
Designing and implementing cross-forest mailbox moves

Module 11: Upgrading to Exchange Server 2019

Planning an upgrade from previous Exchange Server versions
Implementing the upgrade from previous Exchange Server versions

Module 12: Planning a hybrid Exchange Server deployment

Basics of a hybrid deployment
Planning and implementing a hybrid deployment
Implementing Azure AD Connect
Implementing a hybrid deployment
Implementing advanced functionality for hybrid deployments