At the end of this course, students who are new to Microsoft Exchange Server will learn how to configure and manage a messaging environment in accordance with technical requirements. Students will learn how to install Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 and manage routing, client access, and the backup and restore of databases. They will also learn how to manage addressing and recipient objects such as mailboxes, distribution groups, and contacts.
This course requires that students meet the
Working knowledge of Windows Server operating
system. For example, how storage is configured,
basic backup and restore techniques, and what a
client/server application interaction means.
- Working knowledge of network technologies. For
example, what Transmission Control Protocol (TCPIP)
and Domain Name System (DNS) do and how to use them,
basic routing concepts (Wide Area Networks (WAN) vs.
Local Area Network (LAN) router vs. switch vs. hub).
- Working knowledge of Active Directory. For example,
how user objects are managed, what is stored in
Active Directory partitions, basic architectures
(domain, forest, sites, etc.), and how domain
controllers are managed. Also, site and site
connector configuration, schema and configuration
partitions, and Global Catalogs.
- Conceptual understanding of e-mail technologies For
example, that Simple Mail Transport Protocol (SMTP)
is a protocol used for e-mail and the differences
between transport protocols and client access
protocols (Post Office Protocol (POP), Internet
Access Message Protocol (IMAP), SMTP).