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MCSE (Exchange Server) - Messaging


Duration: 6 Days




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Course Description

​All-Inclusive Pricing Option 1: $3,245 Option 2: $3,995 (includes *travel & lodging ) Save 10% on Online/VLT enrollments

 *Contiguous US flights only

Course Description
The MCSE: Messaging - Exchange Server 2013 Boot Camp is 6 days of an intense deep dive into Exchange Server 2013.  Our program incorporates both Microsoft Courses: 20341: Core Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 and 20342: Advanced Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server.Student will take two exams and certify for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Messaging - Exchange Server 2013, validating their ability to move a company to the cloud, increase user productivity and flexibility, reduce data loss, and improve data security for your organization. Earning an MCSE: Messaging certification will qualify you for a position in network and computer systems administration.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Plan and perform deployment and management of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013.
  • Plan a Mailbox server deployment and configure the Mailbox server role.
  • Create and manage various recipient objects in Exchange Server 2013.
  • Plan and deploy Client Access servers.
  • Plan and configure client connectivity to Exchange Server 2013 Client Access server.
  • Plan and configure message transport.
  • Plan and implement high availability.
  • Plan and implement disaster recovery for Exchange Server 2013.
  • Plan and configure message security options.
  • Plan and configure administrative security and administrative auditing.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot Exchange Server 2013.
  • Design and implement Exchange Server 2013 Unified Messaging.
  • Design and implement site resiliency for Exchange Server 2013.
  • Plan a virtualization strategy for Exchange Server 2013 roles.
  • Design and implement message transport security.
  • Design and implement message retention in Exchange Server 2013.
  • Design and implement messaging compliance.
  • Design and implement administrative security in an Exchange Server 2013 environment.
  • Use Windows PowerShell 3.0 to manage Exchange Server 2013.
  • Design and implement integration with Exchange Online.
  • Design and implement messaging coexistence.
  • Design and implement Exchange Server migrations from non-Exchange messaging systems, and upgrades from previous Exchange Server versions.

Course Audience

​The primary audience for this course is Information Technology (IT) professionals who are aspiring to be enterprise-level messaging administrators. Others who may take this course include IT generalists and help desk professionals who want to learn about Exchange Server 2013. Administrators coming into the course are expected to have at least 3 years of experience working in the IT field—typically in the areas of network administration, help desk, or system administration. They are not expected to have experience with previous Exchange Server versions.

Course Outline

Plan, Install, Configure, and Manage Transport 

  • Plan a high availability solution for common scenarios.
  • Design a transport solution.
  • Configure and manage transport.
  • Troubleshoot and monitor transport.
  • Configure and manage hygiene.

Install, Configure, and Manage the Mailbox Role 

  • Plan the mailbox role.
  • Configure and manage the mailbox role.
  • Deploy and manage high availability solutions for the mailbox role.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot the mailbox role.
  • Develop backup and recovery solutions for the mailbox role and public folders.
  • Create and configure mail-enabled objects.
  • Manage mail-enabled object permissions.

Plan, Install, Configure, and Manage Client Access 

  • Plan, deploy, and manage a Client Access Server (CAS).
  • Plan and configure namespaces and client services.
  • Deploy and manage mobility solutions.
  • Implement load balancing.
  • Troubleshoot client connectivity.

Design and Manage an Exchange Infrastructure 

  • Plan for impact of Exchange on Active Directory directory services.
  • Administer Exchange Workload Management.
  • Plan and manage Role Based Access Control (RBAC).
  • Design an appropriate Exchange solution for a given SLA

Configure, Manage, and Migrate Unified Messaging

  • Configure Unified Messaging (UM).
  • Manage Unified Messaging.
  • Troubleshoot Unified Messaging.
  • Migrate Unified Messaging.

Design, Configure, and Manage Site Resiliency

  • Manage a site-resilient Database Availability Group (DAG).
  • Design, deploy, and manage a site resilient CAS solution.
  • Design, deploy, and manage site resilience for transport.
  • Troubleshoot site resiliency issues.
  • Select an appropriate security strategy.
  • Deploy and manage Information Rights Management (IRM) with Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS).
  • Configure and interpret mailbox and administrative auditing.
  • Troubleshoot security-related issues.

Configure and Manage Compliance, Archiving, and Discovery Solutions

  • Configure and manage an archiving solution.
  • Design and configure Data Loss Prevention (DLP) solutions.
  • Configure and administer Message Records Management (MRM).
  • Perform eDiscovery.
  • Implement a compliance solution.

Implement and Manage Coexistence, Hybrid Scenarios, Migration, and Federation

  • Establish coexistence with Exchange Online.
  • Deploy and manage Exchange Federation.
  • Implement on-premises coexistence with legacy systems.
  • Set up a cross-forest coexistence solution.
  • Migrate legacy systems.
  • Troubleshoot issues associated with Hybrid scenarios, coexistence, migration, and Federation.
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Course Prerequisites

​MCSA Office 365 (recommended) or MCSA: Windows Server 2012 

Course Schedule
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