M5053: Designing a Messaging Infrastructure Using Microsoft Exchange Server 2007

3 Day Course
Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code M5053

This course has been retired. Please view currently available Microsoft Exchange Server Training Courses.


Before attending this course, students must have: - Must understand hardware concepts. For example, what RAID is, what a SAN is, processor options, memory requirements, how disk I/O functions and the limitations of disk I/O, and storage options for Exchange server. The differences in addressable memory spaces between 32 and 64 bit architectures. - Must have extensive detailed knowledge of Active Directory concepts and design principles. For example, site replication, integrated authentication, schema extension, DNS, group and organization unit structure and inheritance, etc. - Working experience with designing and implementing Active Directory in Windows Server 2003. - Must understand Exchange architecture. For example, the purpose of server roles, functions of specific server roles, how message routing and queuing works in Exchange, standard messaging protocols (SMTP, IMAP4, POP3), how Exchange replicates data stores, client access methods, etc. - Working experience with Exchange 2000 Server or Exchange Server 2003 and Exchange Server 2007. For example, must have installed, maintained, and supported a production Exchange environment. - Must already know how to use: - Exchange System Manager - Exchange Best Practice Analyzer (ExBPA) - Microsoft Visio® (to create infrastructure diagrams) - Familiarity and experience with a Windows scripting or command line scripting

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