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Designing Microsoft Exchange 2000 for the Enterprise

This four-day, instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to design a Microsoft® Exchange 2000 organization for an enterprise environment. It is designed to complement Implementing and Managing Microsoft Exchange 2000. This course does not discuss the migration or upgrade processes needed to implement a design. It focuses on designing an environment that is based on the business needs of an organization that requires multiple routing and administrative groups.

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Praha4 23 950 CZK included in course price 40
Brno4 23 950 CZK included in course price 40
Bratislava4 560,00 EUR 232,00 EUR 40

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Who is the course for

This course is intended for system architects and consultants who are responsible for developing an Exchange 2000 design that is based on the business needs of an organization. Students for this course typically work in medium to large computing environments that have multiple physical locations, mixed client connection protocols, and Internet messaging connectivity.

What we teach you

  • Evaluate the effect of the Active Directory™ directory service design on the Exchange 2000 design.
  • Design an administrative topology.
  • Design a routing topology.
  • Design a public folder topology.
  • Design a security strategy.
  • Plan server roles and placement.
  • Design for high-availaiblity, including implementing clustering technology.
  • Design a management and operations plan.

    Required skills

  • 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).

    Teaching methods

    Instructor-led classroom training with self-paced practical exercises in virtual environment

    Teaching materials

    The student kit includes a comprehensive workbook and other necessary materials for this class.

    Course Outline

    Module 1: Introduction to Designing Exchange 2000 for the Enterprise
  • 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
  • Identify and describe the basic steps that must be taken in designing an Exchange 2000 organization.
  • Explain how the case studies will be used in this course.
  • Explain how the job aids will be used in this course.
  • Explain how labs are structured in this course.
  • Explain how the classroom is set up for this course.

    Module 2: Analyzing Active Directory for Exchange 2000

  • 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.
  • Explain how Active Directory works.
  • Explain how Exchange 2000 uses Active Directory.
  • Explain how Exchange 2000 works with DSAccess.
  • Design Active Directory Groups for an Exchange 2000 organization.

    Module 3: Designing an Administrative Plan

  • Introduction to Designing an Administrative Plan.
  • Designing Administrative Groups to Manage Tasks.
  • Delegating Administrative Authority.
  • Describe the administrative models commonly used to manage servers running Exchange 2000, and explain how various factors and features affect the design of an administrative plan.
  • Create administrative groups to manage administrative tasks and responsibilities.
  • Delegate administrative authority by determining which users need access, what they need access to, and then assigning roles and granting permissions.

    Module 4: Designing a Routing Topology

  • Analyzing the Existing Environment
  • Planning Routing Groups
  • Planning Routing Group Boundaries
  • Planning Message Flow
  • Planning Connectors Between Routing Groups
  • Analyze the existing business environment and network infrastructure.
  • Plan routing groups.
  • Plan routing group boundaries.
  • Plan message flow.
  • Plan connectors between routing groups.

    Module 5: Designing a Public Folder Strategy

  • Planning a Public Folder Replication Strategy
  • Planning Public Folder Permissions
  • Planning Full-text Indexing
  • Identify the functions of public folders; determine how to use, organize, and display public folders within an Exchange 2000 organization; and evaluate their effect on an Exchange 2000 design.
  • Plan a public folder replication strategy based on user and company needs.
  • Plan a public folder permission strategy that provides individual and group access as well as default and anonymous permissions.
  • Plan a full-text indexing strategy that balances information access with server load.

    Module 6: Designing a Security Strategy

  • Helping to Protect Against External Security Threats
  • Helping to Protect Against Internal Security Threats
  • Designing an Encryption Strategy
  • Windows 2000 Security Considerations
  • Identify security risks and describe security best practices.
  • Help protect an Exchange 2000 organization from external security threats.
  • Help protect an Exchange 2000 organization from internal security threats.
  • Design a digital signature and encryption strategy.
  • Outline security considerations that are related to Microsoft Windows® 2000.

    Module 7: Planning Server Roles and Placement

  • Planning Mailbox Servers and Public Folder Servers
  • Planning Connector Servers
  • Planning Front-end/Back-end Servers
  • Planning for Servers Running Active Directory
  • Plan mailbox servers and plan public folder servers.
  • Plan connector servers.
  • Plan front-end/back-end servers.
  • Plan servers running Active Directory.
  • Discuss the factors to consider when designing server placement.

    Module 8: Designing an Exchange 2000 Management and Operations Plan

  • Introduction to Designing a Highly Available Exchange 2000 Organization
  • Providing Red
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