M1573: Designing and Deploying Microsoft Exchange 2000 for the Enterprise
This course has been retired. Please view currently available Microsoft Exchange Server Training Courses.
Introduction to Designing Exchange 2000 for the Enterprise (5 topics)
- Introduction to the Exchange 2000 Design Process
- Using the Case Studies in This Course
- Using the Job Aids in This Course
- Performing the Labs in This Course
- Classroom Setup
Analyzing Active Directory for Exchange 2000 (4 topics)
- Reviewing Active Directory Basics
- Examining How Exchange 2000 Uses Active Directory
- Examining How Exchange 2000 Works with DSAccess
- Designing Active Directory Groups for an Exchange 2000 Organization
Designing an Administrative Plan (3 topics)
- Introduction to Designing an Administrative Plan.
- Designing Administrative Groups to Manage Tasks.
- Delegating Administrative Authority.
Designing a Routing Topology (5 topics)
- Analyzing the Existing Environment
- Planning Routing Groups
- Planning Routing Group Boundaries
- Planning Message Flow
- Planning Connectors Between Routing Groups
Designing a Public Folder Strategy (3 topics)
- Planning a Public Folder Replication Strategy
- Planning Public Folder Permissions
- Planning Full-text Indexing
Designing a Security Strategy (4 topics)
- Protecting Against External Security Threats
- Protecting Against Internal Security Threats
- Designing an Encryption Strategy
- Windows 2000 Security Considerations
Planning Server Roles and Placement (4 topics)
- Planning Mailbox Servers and Public Folder Servers
- Planning Connector Servers
- Planning Front-end/Back-end Servers
- Planning for Servers Running Active Directory
Designing an Exchange 2000 Management and Operations Plan (6 topics)
- Introduction to Designing a Highly Available Exchange 2000 Organization
- Providing Redundant Supporting Services for the Exchange 2000 Organization
- Providing a Redundant Routing Topology for the Exchange 2000 Organization
- Designing a Highly Available Internet Client Access Strategy
- Designing a Highly Available Outlook® Client Access Strategy
- Providing Redundant Storage for the Exchange 2000 Organization
Designing an Exchange 2000 Clustering Strategy (5 topics)
- Introduction to Designing an Exchange 2000 Clustering Strategy
- Reviewing Key Concepts of Microsoft Windows 2000 Clustering
- Examining Key Concepts of Exchange 2000 Clustering
- Designing an Exchange 2000 Clustering Strategy
- Designing an Appropriate Data Storage Strategy
Designing an Exchange 2000 Management and Operations (7 topics)
- Introduction to Designing an Exchange 2000 Management and Operations Plan
- Management and Operations Tools for Exchange 2000
- Microsoft Operations Manager 2000
- Designing a Change Plan
- Designing an Operations Plan
- Designing a Support Plan
- Designing an Optimization Plan
Northwind Traders Design Review (3 topics)
- How Northwind Traders Was Configured Before the Labs
- How Northwind Traders is Now Configured
- Review of the Northwind Traders Configuration Changes
Students should have:
- Complete Course 1560B, Updating Support Skills from Windows NT 4.0 to Windows 2000, or Course 2154A, Implementing and Administering Microsoft Windows 2000 Directory Services, or have an equivalent working knowledge.
- Complete Course 1572, Implementing and Managing Microsoft Exchange 2000.
- Have a working knowledge of networking technology, including Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), Domain Name System (DNS), and Internet Information Services (IIS).
- Possess a working knowledge of Internet protocols including Post Office Protocol version 3 (POP3) or Internet Message Access Protocol version 4 (IMAP4), Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP), Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP), and Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP).
- Knowledge of Exchange Server 5.5 is beneficial, but not essential.