MCSE: Messaging Solutions Expert


Course Name Exam Hours
Core Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 70-341 40
Advanced Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 70-342 40
Core Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013

About this Course

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to plan, deploy, manage, secure, and support Microsoft Exchange Server 2013. This course will teach you how to configure Exchange Server 2013 and supply you with the information you will need to monitor, maintain, and troubleshoot Exchange Server 2013. This course will also provide guidelines, best practices, and considerations that will help you optimize performance and minimize errors and security threats in Exchange Server 2013.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for people 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. People 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.

The secondary audience for this course will be candidates that are IT professionals who are looking to take the exam 70-341: Core Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 as a standalone, or as part of the requirement for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) certification.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Deploy and manage Exchange Server 2013.
  • Plan and configure the Mailbox server role.
  • Manage recipient objects, address policies, and address lists in Exchange Server 2013.
  • Plan and implement the Client Access server role in Exchange Server 2013.
  • Securely plan and configure Microsoft Outlook Web App and mobile messaging using the Client Access server.
  • Understand and manage highly available Client Access servers in Exchange Sever 2013.
  • Plan for disaster mitigation, implement back up and recovery for Exchange Server 2013.
  • Plan and configure message transport in an Exchange Server 2013 organization.
  • Plan message security options, implement an antivirus solutions, and implement an anti-spam solution.
  • Configure permissions and secure Exchange Server 2013.
  • Monitor, maintain, and troubleshoot an Exchange Server 2013 environment.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Minimum of two years of experience administering Windows Server, including Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012.
  • 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 DNS.
  • Experience working with certificates, including PKI certificates.

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Deploying and Managing Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
  • Module 2: Planning and Configuring Mailbox Servers
  • Module 3: Managing Recipient Objects
  • Module 4: Planning and Deploying Client Access Servers
  • Module 5: Planning and Configuring Messaging Client Connectivity
  • Module 6: Planning and Implementing High Availability
  • Module 7: Planning and Implementing Disaster Recovery
  • Module 8: Planning and Configuring Message Transport
  • Module 9: Planning and Configuring Message Hygiene
  • Module 10: Planning and Configuring Administrative Security and Auditing
  • Module 11: Monitoring and Troubleshooting Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Advanced Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013

About this Course

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to configure and manage a Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 messaging environment. This course will teach you how to configure Exchange Server 2013, and it will provide guidelines, best practices, and considerations that will help you optimize your Exchange Server deployment.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for people 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. People 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. Students are expected to have experience with Exchange Server 2013 or with previous versions of Exchange Server.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • 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 the Windows PowerShell 3.0 command-line interface 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.

Prerequisites

In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:

  • Passed 70-341: Core Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, or equivalent
  • Minimum of two years of experience working with Exchange Server
  • Minimum of six months of experience working with Exchange Server 2010 or Exchange Server 2013
  • Minimum of two years of experience administering Windows Server, including Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012
  • Minimum of two years of experience working with Active Directory
  • Minimum of two years of experience working with name resolution, including DNS
  • Experience working with certificates, including public key infrastructure (PKI) certificates
  • Experience working with Windows PowerShell

Students who attend this training can meet the prerequisites by attending the following courses, or by obtaining equivalent knowledge and skills:

  • Course 20341: Core Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Designing and Implementing Site Resilience
  • Module 2: Planning Virtualization for Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
  • Module 3: Overview of Exchange Server 2013 Unified Messaging
  • Module 4: Designing and Implementing Exchange Server 2013 Unified Messaging
  • Module 5: Designing and Implementing Message Transport Security
  • Module 6: Designing and Implementing Message Retention
  • Module 7: Designing and Implementing Messaging Compliance
  • Module 8: Designing and Implementing Administrative Security and Auditing
  • Module 9: Managing Exchange Server 2013 with Exchange Management Shell
  • Module 10: Designing and Implementing Integration with Microsoft Exchange Online
  • Module 11: Designing and Implementing Messaging Coexistence
  • Module 12: Designing and Implementing Exchange Server Upgrades