20345-2: Designing and Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 - 2034B Course Outline
This course provides experienced Exchange Server administrators with the knowledge to design and implement an 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.
The audience for this course includes IT professionals who are experienced messaging administrators, messaging architects, or consultants. This course is designed for people in an enterprise environment who are responsible for designing and deploying Exchange Server solutions, including environments that contain previous versions of Exchange Server or Exchange Online. Students taking this course are expected to have experience with Exchange Server 2019 or previous versions of Exchange Server.
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
At course completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Plan for Exchange Server deployments.
Plan and deploy Exchange Server hardware, virtualization, mailbox databases, and public folders.
Plan message transport in Exchange Server.
Plan and deploy Client Access services in Exchange Server.
Design and implement a highly available Exchange Server environment.
Maintain Exchange Server by using Managed Availability and Desired State Configuration (DSC).
Plan for messaging security and design and implement Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS) and Microsoft Azure RMS in Exchange Server.
Design and implement message retention and archiving.
Design and implement data loss prevention policies, In-Place Hold, and eDiscovery.
Design and implement messaging coexistence among Exchange Server organizations.
Plan and implement the upgrade from previous versions of Exchange Server to Exchange Server 2019.
Plan a hybrid Exchange deployment.
Module 1: Planning Exchange Server deployments
This module explains the key features of Exchange Server and explains how to gather business requirements. It also explains how to plan for an Exchange Server deployment and the migration of Unified Messaging to Cloud Voicemail.
New features in Exchange Server 2019
Gathering business requirements for an Exchange Server deployment
Planning for an Exchange Server deployment
Planning the migration of Unified Messaging to Cloud Voicemail
Lab : Planning Exchange Server 2019 deployments
Evaluating an existing messaging infrastructure
Discussion: Deployment design for Exchange Server 2019
Module 2: Planning and deploying Exchange Server Mailbox services
This module explains how to plan and implement Exchange Server hardware, Exchange Server virtualization, Azure integration, and public folders.
Planning Exchange Server hardware requirements
Planning Exchange Server for virtualization and Microsoft Azure integration
Planning and implementing public folders
Lab : Planning and implementing Exchange Server mailbox servers, databases, and public folders
Planning mailbox server configuration and location
Planning for mailbox databases
Implementing mailbox databases
Planning and implementing public folders
Module 3: Planning message transport
This module explains how to plan and implement mail routing internally as well as from and to the internet. This module also describes transport-related tasks in the organization.
Designing message routing
Designing transport services
Designing the message-routing perimeter
Designing transport compliance
Lab : Planning message transport
Planning for a redundant and secure message transport
Planning for transport compliance
Implementing transport compliance
Module 4: Planning and deploying client access
This module explains how to plan and implement Exchange Server clients, client access, Microsoft Office Online Server, and coexistence of Microsoft SharePoint with Exchange Server. It also explains the design and implementation of external 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
Lab : Planning and deploying client access solutions
Planning and configuring namespaces
Planning and configuring client access services options
Planning and deploying Office Online Server
Planning and implementing reverse proxy
Module 5: Designing and implementing high availability
This module explains how to plan and implement high availability for Exchange Server. It also explains how to plan for load balancing. Finally, it explains how to plan and implement site resilience.
Planning high availability for Exchange Server
Planning for load balancing
Planning for site resilience
Lab : Designing and implementing high availability
Planning high availability and site resilience
Creating a site-resilient DAG
Validating site resilience
Creating a lagged database copy
Recovering data from a lagged database copy
Module 6: Maintaining Exchange Server
This module explains how to maintain Exchange Server by using Managed Availability and DSC.
Using Managed Availability to improve high availability
Lab : Maintaining Exchange Server
Using Windows PowerShell to investigate and configure Managed Availability
Module 7: Designing messaging security
This module explains how to plan for messaging security, and how to design and implement AD RMS and Azure RMS in an Exchange Server organization.
Planning messaging security
Designing and implementing AD RMS and Azure RMS
Lab : Designing messaging security
Planning messaging security
Implementing AD RMS
Integrating AD RMS with Exchange Server
Creating a message transport rule to protect email
Module 8: Designing and implementing message retention and archiving
This module explains the purpose of archiving and messaging records management. It also explains how to design and implement In-Place archiving and message retention.
Overview of archiving and messaginng records management
Designing In-Place Archiving
Designing and implementing message retention
Lab : Designing and implementing message retention and archiving
Designing message retention and archiving
Implementing message retention and archiving
Module 9: Designing and implementing messaging compliance
This module explains how to design and implement data loss prevention policies, In-Place Hold, and In-Place eDiscovery.
Designing and implementing data loss prevention policies
Designing and implementing In-Place Hold
Designing and implementing In-Place eDiscovery
Lab : Designing and implementing messaging compliance
Designing messaging compliance
Implementing data loss prevention
Implementing In-Place eDiscovery
Comparing messaging policy and compliance options
Module 10: Designing and implementing messaging coexistence
This module explains how to design and implement federation. It also explains how to design coexistence between Exchange Server organizations. Finally, it explains how to design and implement cross-forest mailbox moves.
Designing and implementing federation
Designing coexistence between Exchange organizations
Designing and implementing cross-forest mailbox moves
Lab : Implementing messaging coexistence
Implementing message-routing coexistence
Migrating user mailboxes
Module 11: Upgrading to Exchange Server 2019
This module provides an overview of the options you have when choosing to implement Exchange Server 2019, and provides details on how to upgrade an existing Exchange Server 2013 or Exchange Server 2016 organization to Exchange Server 2019.
Planning an upgrade from previous Exchange Server versions
Implementing the upgrade from previous Exchange Server versions
Lab : Upgrading from Exchange Server 2013 to Exchange Server 2019
Documenting the Exchange Server 2013 organization
Deploying Exchange Server 2019
Upgrading from Exchange Server 2013 to Exchange Server 2019
Removing Exchange Server 2013
Module 12: Planning a hybrid Exchange Server deployment
This module explains the basics of a hybrid deployment and how to plan for authentication in a hybrid deployment. It also explains how to implement Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) Connect, a hybrid development, and advanced functionality for hybrid deployments.
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
Lab : Planning a hybrid Exchange deployment
Creating a plan for hybrid Exchange deployment
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