Microsoft Exchange Server

Duration: 40 Hours
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This course by Cognixia provides hands-on experience installing and configuring Exchange Server 2010 and a variety of Microsoft messaging clients.

Participants would also learn to install and configure Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain Services and IIS web services. Participants would practice local and remote administration of server roles network connectivity and user messaging data.

After installing Exchange, participants will create users and groups and assign permissions, rights and policies.

Participants will configure and troubleshoot the Exchange environment using various consoles and management shells. They would also focus on learning to backup and create fault tolerance strategies as well as deal with security and user access issues.

What You'll Learn

Upon completion of this course, participants will b able to:
  • Install & configure Windows Server
  • Install & configure Exchange Server
  • Integrate Active Directory, DNS and IIS
  • Operate management consoles and shells
  • Manage Exchange server roles and security
  • Manage Administrative Roles
  • Manage messages and recipients
  • Manage Rights Based Accesses
  • Perform Exchange backup and recovery
  • Manage Exchange database availability groups
  • Carry out Exchange server maintenance, monitoring and troubleshooting
  • Carry out Outlook, OWA and ActiveSync installation and configuration
  • Manage user email and calendar data
  • Manage global and personalized address lists
Duration: 40 Hours

Suggested Audience
System Administrators who want to gain practical, hands-on Exchange Server 2010 administration training


  • Introduction to Exchange Server Requirements
  • Installing Exchange server roles
  • Completing an Exchange server installation
  • Lab work: Installing Exchange Server
  • Lab work: Verifying an Exchange Server installation

  • Introduction to Exchange Server Administrative Tools
  • Configuring Mailbox server roles
  • Configuring public folders
  • Lab work: Configuring Mailbox servers

  • Managing Mailboxes
  • Managing other recipients
  • Configuring e-Mail address policies
  • Configuring address lists
  • Performing bulk recipient management tasks
  • Lab work: Managing recipient objects managing client access

  • Configuring client access services for Outlook clients
  • Configuring Outlook web app
  • Configuring mobile messaging
  • Lab work: Configuring client access servers for Outlook Anywhere access
  • Lab work: Configuring client access servers for Outlook web app and Exchange ActiveSync

  • Introduction to Message Transport
  • Configuring the Message Transport
  • Lab work: Message Transport Management

  • Deploying Edge Transport Servers
  • Deploying an Anti-virus Solution
  • Configuring an Anti-Spam Solution
  • Configuring Secure SMTP Messaging
  • Lab work: Configuring Edge Transport Servers and Forefront Protection
  • Lab work: Implementing Anti-Spam Solutions

  • Configuring Highly Available Mailbox Databases
  • Deploying Highly Available Non-Mailbox Servers
  • Lab work: Implementing High Availability

  • Planning the backup and recovery
  • Backing up Exchange server
  • Restoring Exchange server
  • Lab work: Implementing backup and recovery

  • Introduction to Messaging policy and compliance
  • Configuring Transport rules
  • Configuring Journaling and Multi-Mailbox search
  • Configuring Messaging Record Management
  • Configuring Personal Archive
  • Lab work: Configuring Transport Rules, Journal Rules, Multi-Mailbox Search
  • Lab work: Configuring Messaging record management
  • Configuring Personal Archive

  • Configuring Role Based Access Control
  • Configuring Security for Server Roles in Exchange Server
  • Configuring Secure Internet Access
  • Lab work: Securing Exchange server

  • Monitoring Exchange server
  • Maintaining Exchange server
  • Troubleshooting Exchange server
  • Lab work: Maintaining Exchange server
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  • Familiarity with the Microsoft Windows environment (desktop, files and folders) is mandatory
  • Participants should be familiar with the basic workings of Active Directory (domains, organizational units, users and groups)

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