Microsoft Course 3938 - Updating Your Skills from Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server or Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 to Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 — A 5-Day Course
Please note that this course has been retired and is no longer available. Please see the Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 page for courses currently available in this subject area.
Based on feedback from our instructors and customers, we have extended the duration of this course from three to five days. This ensures that delegates gain the maximum possible advantage from this event, benefiting fully from the experiences of our Exchange 2007 subject matter experts. Elements of this syllabus are subject to change.
This five-day, instructor-led M3938 course offers Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server or Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 administrators with the skills they need to manage a Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 infrastructure. This course focuses on the new features and administrative tasks in Exchange Server 2007.
The student will learn skills that enable them to deploy and manage an Exchange Server 2007 environment. This course's aim is not to provide detailed design skills, but will cover planning skills at a level sufficient to enable decision making during the implementation process.
After completing this M3938 course, students will be able to:
- Describe the new features that are included in Exchange Server 2007
- Plan and implement an Exchange Server 2007 deployment or upgrade
- Administer Exchange Server 2007
- Implement client-access services in Exchange Server 2007
- Manage message routing in Exchange Server 2007
- Configure Exchange Server 2007 messaging security for Internet e-mail
- Implement Exchange Server 2007 messaging policies
- Implement Exchange Server 2007 high availability and disaster recovery
- Implement Exchange Server 2007 Unified Messaging
This course is for people who operate in medium to very large computing environments, using Exchange 2000 Server or Exchange Server 2003. The typical environments in which they work have the following characteristics:
- Supported users range from 200 to over 100,000.
- Multiple physical locations.
- Typical products and technologies include Microsoft Windows 2000 or Windows 2003, Exchange 2000 Server or Exchange Server 2003, and network security products and technologies.
Before attending this course, students must have:
- Working experience with Exchange 2000 Server or Exchange Server 2003
- Familiarity and experience with Windows or command-line scripting
- Working experience with Windows Server 2003
- Working experience with Active Directory directory services in Windows Server 2003
- Working knowledge of networking, including TCP/IP and Domain Name System (DNS)
This course has been retired and is no longer available.
Outline Course Contents
Introducing Exchange Server 2007
This module provides an overview of the new Exchange Server 2007 features, focusing on the changes from previous Exchange Server versions. This module also introduces terminology and concepts that subsequent modules in this course will cover in greater detail.
- New Features in Exchange Server 2007
- Introducing the Exchange Server 2007 Deployment Architecture
- Discontinued and De-Emphasized Features
Deploying Exchange Server 2007
The module describes the Exchange Server 2007 Server Roles, and the planning and implementation of an Exchange Server 2007 deployment. Additionally, this module describes how to to upgrade an Exchange 2000 Server or Exchange Server 2003 deployment to Exchange Server 2007.
- Introduction to the Exchange Server 2007 Server Roles
- Installing Exchange Server 2007
- Upgrading to Exchange Server 2007
- Optional Lab: Deploying Exchange Server 2007
- Exercise 1: Preparing for the Exchange Server 2007 Installation
- Exercise 2: Installing Exchange Server 2007
- Exercise 3: Verifying the Exchange Server 2007 Installation
Administering Exchange Server 2007
Administering Exchange Server 2007 is quite different than administering previous Exchange versions. Exchange Server 2007 provides new management tools and new tasks that you will need to perform. This module details how to administer Exchange Server 2007.
- Overview of Exchange Server 2007 Administration Tools
- Administering Exchange Server 2007 Mailbox Servers
- Managing Recipients in Exchange Server 2007
- Lab: Administering Exchange Server 2007
- Exercise 1: Configuring Mailbox Servers
- Exercise 2: Configuring Recipients
- Exercise 3: Performing Bulk Recipient Management Tasks
Implementing Client Access Services in Exchange Server 2007
Exchange Server 2007 provides access to user mailboxes for many different clients. In some cases, the client configuration has not changed significantly from previous Exchange versions. However, Exchange Server 2007 does provide some significant new features and administrative tasks related to managing client access. This module describes how to provide access to Exchange Server 2007 mailboxes.
- Implementing the Client Access Server Role
- Implementing New Client Features in Exchange Server 2007
- Implementing Microsoft Office Outlook Web Access (OWA)
- Implementing Mobile Messaging
- Lab: Implementing Client Access Services in Exchange Server 2007
- Exercise 1: Configuring OWA Settings
- Exercise 2: Configuring Exchange ActiveSync Policies
Managing Message Routing in an Exchange Server 2007 Organization
Message flow through an Exchange Server 2007 organization is significantly different from previous Exchange versions. Rather than using routing groups, message routing in Exchange Server 2007 is based on the Active Directory directory services site configuration. This module describes how messages are routed through the organization, and describes and how to manage message routing.
- Understanding Message Routing in Exchange Server 2007
- Managing Message Routing
- Lab: Managing Message Routing in an Exchange Server 2007 Organization
- Exercise 1: Configuring Message Routing for a Branch Office
- Exercise 2: Troubleshooting Message Routing Between Sites
Securing Messages with Exchange Server 2007
A critical factor in deploying any messaging system is securing Internet e-mail. Securing Internet e-mail includes ensuring that the messaging system remains secure from spam and viruses and securing messages sent across the Internet. This module details how to configure the Exchange Server 2007 features that increase Internet e-mail security.
- Implementing the Edge Transport Server Role
- Implementing Antivirus and Anti-Spam Features
- Configuring Security for Internet E-Mail
- Lab: Securing Messages with Exchange Server 2007
- Exercise 1: Reviewing the Current Spam-Filtering Results
- Discussion: Modifying the Spam-Filtering Settings
- Exercise 2: Modifying the Spam-Filtering Settings
Implementing Messaging Policies in Exchange Server 2007
Many organizations must set restrictions on sending or receiving e-mail, or for e-mail retention, to comply with external or internal security policies. Exchange Server 2007 provides messaging policies as a powerful means to manage message flow and e-mail retention. This module details how to implement message policies.
- Introducing Messaging Policies
- Implementing Transport Rules
- Implementing Messaging Records Management
- Lab: Implementing Messaging Policies in Exchange Server 2007
- Exercise 1: Implementing Transport and Journaling Rules
- Exercise 2: Implementing Messaging Records Management
High Availability and Disaster Recovery in Exchange Server 2007
Exchange Server 2007 provides several new features that enable high availability and disaster recovery. This module describes how to implement these features.
- Implementing High Availability in Exchange Server 2007
- Implementing Disaster Recovery in Exchange Server 2007
- Lab: High Availability and Disaster Recovery in Exchange Server 2007
- Exercise 1: Configuring Windows Server 2007 Cluster Services
- Exercise 2: Installing and Configuring Exchange Server 2007 Active and Passive Nodes
- Exercise 3: Moving Exchange Server 2007 Resources Between Cluster Nodes
Implementing Unified Messaging in Exchange Server 2007
Unified Messaging is the integration into one Inbox of a recipient's voice, fax, and e-mail messages. Exchange Server 2007 Unified Messaging integrates Exchange Server with an existing telephony network infrastructure. This module details how to implement Unified Messaging in Exchange Server 2007.
- Telephony Overview
- Introducing Unified Messaging
- Installing and Configuring Unified Messaging
- Practice: Implementing Unified Messaging in Exchange Server 2007
- Install the Unified Messaging server role
- Create and configure a dial plan
- Create an IP Gateway
- Create a hunt group
- Create a Unified Messaging mailbox policy
- Enable a mailbox for Unified Messaging
- Create an Automated Attendant