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 2016 messaging environment. Students will learn how to design and configure advanced components in an Exchange Server 2016 deployment such as site resiliency, advanced security, compliance, archiving, and discovery solutions. In addition, students will learn about coexistence with other Exchange organizations or Exchange Online, and migration from previous versions of Exchange Server. The course will provide guidelines, best practices, and considerations that will help students optimize their Exchange Server deployment.
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This course is intended for IT professionals who are experienced messaging administrators, messaging architects, or consultants. This course is designed for professionals in an enterprise environment who are responsible for designing and deploying Exchange Server 2016 solutions, including environments that contain previous versions of Exchange Server or Exchange Online. Students are expected to have experience with Exchange Server 2016 or previous versions of Exchange Server.
This course is also intended as preparation material for IT professionals who are looking to take the 70-345: Designing and Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 exam as part of the requirement for the MCSE: Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 certification.n.
Before attending this course, students must have:
A+ certification or equivalent knowledge.
Network+ certification or equivalent knowledge.
Completed Course 2028A, Basic Administration of Microsoft Windows 2000, or have equivalent knowledge of administrative tasks.
In addition to professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:
Attended course 20345-1A: Administering Exchange Server 2016, or have equivalent knowledge.
Minimum 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 2012 R2.
Minimum 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 2016 Mailbox services.
Plan and deploy message transport.
Plan and deploy client access.
Design and implement high availability.
Maintain Exchange Server 2016.
Design messaging security.
Design and implement message retention.
Design messaging compliance.
Design and implement messaging coexistence.
Upgrade to Exchange Server 2016.
Plan a hybrid Exchange Server deployment.
Module 1: Planning Exchange Server 2016 deployments
This module explains the requirements and considerations for planning an Exchange Server deployment.
New features in Exchange Server 2016
Gathering business requirements for an Exchange Server 2016 deployment
Planning for an Exchange Server deployment
Designing a Unified Messaging (UM) deployment
Lab : Planning Exchange Server 2016 deployments
Evaluating an existing messaging infrastructure
Discussion: Deployment design for Exchange Server 2016
Module 2: Planning and deploying Exchange Server 2016 Mailbox services
This module explains how to plan and deploy Exchange Server hardware, virtualization, mailbox databases, 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 virtualization, mailbox databases, and public folders
Planning for virtualization
Planning for mailbox databases
Implementing mailbox databases
Planning and implementing public folders
Module 3: Planning and deploying message transport
This module explains how to plan and implement mail routing internally from and to the Internet, and transport-related tasks in the organization.
Designing message routing
Designing transport services
Designing the message-routing perimeter
Designing and implementing transport compliance
Lab : Planning and deploying 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 for client connectivity and client access in Exchange Server 2016. This module also describes how to implement Microsoft Office Online Server, and the coexistence of SharePoint 2016 with Exchange.
Planning for Exchange Server 2016 clients
Planning for client access
Planning and implementing Office Online Server
Planning and implementing coexistence of SharePoint 2016 with Exchange
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 design and implement a highly available solution for Exchange Server 2016.
Planning high availability for Exchange Server 2016
Planning for load balancing
Planning for site resilience
Lab : Designing and implementing site resiliency
Creating a lag database copy
Recovering data from a lagged database copy
Implementing site resilience
Validating site resilience
Module 6: Maintaining Exchange Server 2016This module explains how to maintain Exchange Server 2016 using Managed Availability and Desired State Configuration (DSC).
Using Managed Availability to improve high availability
Lab : Maintaining Exchange Server 2016
Using Windows PowerShell to investigate and configure Managed Availability
Module 7: Designing messaging security
This module explains how to plan for messaging security and design and implement Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS) and Azure RMS in an Exchange Server organization.
Planning messaging security
Designing and implementing AD RMS and Azure RMS integration
Lab : Designing messaging security
Implementing AD RMS
Integrating AD RMS with Exchange Server
Creating a message transport rule to protect email
Proteccting an email with AD RMS
Module 8: Designing and implementing message retention
This module explains how to plan for archiving and message retention.
Overview of messaging records management and archiving
Designing In-Place Archiving
Designing and implementing message retention
Lab : Designing and implementing message retention
Designing message retention and archiving
Implementing message retention and archiving
Module 9: Designing messaging compliance
This module explains how to plan for and implement several Exchange features to help minimize data loss and monitor email traffic and content.
Designing and implementing data loss prevention
Designing and implementing In-Place Hold
Designing and implementing In-Place eDiscovery
Lab : Designing and implementing messaging compliance
Designing messaging compliance
Implementing data los prevention
Implementing In-Place eDiscovery
Comparing messaging policy and compliance options
Module 10: Designing and implementing messaging coexistence
This module explains how to plan and implement federation, design coexistence between Exchange organizations, and design and move mailboxes between different forests and Exchange organizations.
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 2016
This module explains how to plan and implement an upgrade from previous Exchange Server 2013 or Exchange Server versions to Exchange Server 2016.
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 2016
Documenting the Exchange Server 2013 organization
Deploying Exchange Server 2016
Upgrading from Exchange Server 2013 to Exchange Server 2016
Removing Exchange Server 2013
Module 12: Planning a hybrid Exchange Server deployment
This module explains how to plan and implement a hybrid deployment for Exchange Server 2016.
Basics of a hybrid deployment
Planning and implementing a hybrid deployment
Implementing advanced functionality for hybrid deployments
Lab : Designing the integration with Exchange Online
Designing the integration with Exchange Online
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