Exchange Server MOC Course 20345-1


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.

Course Pre-requisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • A minimum two years of experience administering Windows Server, including Windows Server 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).

Course Outline

Module 1:

  • Overview of Exchange Server 2016
  • Requirements and deployment options for Exchange Server 2016
  • Evaluating requirements and prerequisites for an Exchange Server 2016 installation
  • Deploying Exchange Server 2016

Module 2:

  • Exchange Server 2016 management
  • Overview of the Exchange 2016 Mailbox server
  • Configuring Mailbox servers
  • Creating and configuring mailbox databases

Module 3:

  • Exchange Server 2016 recipients
  • Managing Exchange Server recipients
  • Configuring address lists and policies
  • Managing recipients
  • Managing public folder mailboxes
  • Managing email-address policies
  • Managing address lists and address book policies

Module 4:

  • 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
  • Using Exchange Management Shell to manage recipients
  • Using Exchange Management Shell to manage Exchange Server

Module 5:

  • 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
  • Configuring certificates for client access
  • Configuring client access options
  • Configuring custom MailTips
  • Configuring Exchange Server 2016 for Outlook
  • Configuring Outlook on the web
  • Configuring Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync

Module 6:

  • High availability on Exchange Server 2016
  • Configuring highly available mailbox databases
  • Configuring high availability of Client Access services
  • Creating and configuring a database availability group
  • Deploying a high availability solution for client access services
  • Testing the high availability configuration

Module 7:

  • Implementing Exchange Server 2016 backup
  • Implementing Exchange Server 2016 recovery
  • Backing up Exchange Server 2016
  • Restoring Exchange Server 2016 data
  • Restore an Exchange Server DAG member (optional)

Module 8:

  • Overview of message transport
  • Configuring message transport
  • Managing transport rules
  • Configuring message transport
  • Troubleshooting message delivery
  • Configuring a disclaimer transport rule
  • Configuring a DLP policy for financial data

Module 9:

  • 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
  • Configuring and testing EdgeSync
  • Configuring antivirus, antispam, and malware protection features on Exchange Server 2016

Module 10:

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

Module 11:

  • Monitoring Exchange Server 2016
  • Troubleshooting Exchange Server 2016
  • Monitoring Exchange Server
  • Troubleshooting database availability
  • Troubleshooting client access services

Module 12:

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

*Please enquire about a price for this course.  Please note that we can offer the course as the full 5 day course, or a shorter, bespoke course teaching a selection of the available modules as required