70-341 & 70-342: Mastering Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 eLearning


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Course Description:

The 70-341 & 70-342: Mastering Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 online training course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to plan, deploy, manage, secure, and support Microsoft Exchange Server 2013. This course will teach you how to configure Exchange Server 2013 and supply you with the information you will need to monitor, maintain, and troubleshoot Exchange Server 2013.

This course will also provide guidelines, best practices, and considerations that will help you optimize performance and minimize errors and security threats in Exchange Server 2013.

Exam Number: 70-341 & 70-342







Course Outline

Putting Exchange Server 2013 in Context

Email’s Importance
What is Exchange Server
Things Every Email Administrator Should Know
The Bottom Line
Introducing the Changes in Exchange Server 2013

Getting to Know Exchange Server 2013
Exchange Server Architecture
Improved Message and Content Control
Now, Where Did That Go?
Clearing UP Some Confusion
Understanding Availability, Recovery, and Compliance

Changing from a Technology to a Business Viewpoint
What’s in a Name?
A Closer Look at Availability
Storage Availability
Compliance and Governance
The Bottom Line
Virtualizing Exchange Server 2013

Virtualization Overview
Effects of Virtualization
Virtualization Requirements
Deciding What to Virtualize
Possible Virtualization Scenarios
The Bottom Line
Introduction to PowerShell and the Exchange Management Shell

Why Use PowerShell?
Understanding the Command Syntax
Object-Orienting Use of PowerShell
PowerShell v3
Tips and Tricks
Getting Help
The Bottom Line
Understanding the Exchange Autodiscover Process

Autodiscover Concepts
Planning Certificates for Autodiscover
The Bottom Line
Exchange Server 2013 Quick Start Guide

Server Sizing Quick Reference
Configuring Windows
Installing Exchange Server 2013
Post-installation Configuration Steps
Configuring Recipients
The Bottom Line
Understanding Server Roles and Configuration

The Roles of Server Roles
Exchange Server 2013 Server Roles
Possible Role Configurations
The Bottom Line
Exchange Server 2013 Requirements

Getting the Right Server Hardware
Software Requirements
Additional Requirements
The Bottom Line
Installing Exchange Server 2013

Before You Begin
Preparing for Exchange 2013
Graphical User Interface Setup
Command-Line Setup
The Bottom Line
Upgrades and Migrations to Exchange Server 2013 or Office 365

Upgrades, Migrations, Transitions and Deployments
Factors to Consider before Upgrading
Choosing Your Strategy
On-Premises Coexistence
Office 365
Performing an On-Premises Interorganization Migration
Moving Mailboxes
Importing Data from PSTs
Tasks Required Prior to Removing Legacy Exchange Servers
Exchange Server Deployment Assistant
The Bottom Line
Management Permissions and Role-based Access Control

RBAC Basics
Managing RBAC
Defining Roles
Distributing Roles
Auditing RBAC
The Bottom Line
Basics of Recipient Management

Understanding Exchange Recipients
Defining Email Addresses
The Bottom Line
Managing Mailboxes and Mailbox Content

Managing Mailboxes
Moving Mailboxes
Deleting Mailboxes
Bulk Manipulation of Mailboxes Using the EMS
Managing Mailbox Content
Getting Started with Messaging Records Management
The Bottom Line
Managing Mail-enabled Groups, Mail-enabled Users, and Mail-enabled Contacts

Understanding Mail-enabled Groups
Creating and Managing Mail-enabled Contacts and Users
The Bottom Line
Managing Resource Mailboxes

The Unique Nature of Resource Mailboxes
Exchange 2013 Resource Mailbox Features
Creating Resource Mailboxes
Migrating Resource Mailboxes
The Bottom Line
Managing Modern Public Folders

Understanding Architectural Changes for Modern Public Folders
Moving Public Folders to Exchange Server 2013
Managing Public Folder Mailboxes
Managing Public Folders
Understanding the Public Folder Hierarchy
Comparing Public Folders, Site Mailboxes, and Shared Mailboxes
The Bottom Line
Managing Archiving and Compliance

Introduction to Archiving
Benefits of Archiving
Industry Best Practices
Archiving with Exchange Server 2013
Enabling Archiving
Understanding Litigation and In-Place Hold
Requirements and Considerations
The Bottom Line
Creating and Managing Mailbox Databases

Getting to Know Exchange Server Database Storage
Planning Mailbox Storage
Managing Mailbox Databases
The Bottom Line
Creating and Managing Database Availability Groups

Understanding Database Replication in Exchange Server 2013
Managing a Database Availability Group
Understanding Active Manager
Understanding Site Resiliency for Exchange Server 2013
Understanding the Client Access Server

Learning the Client Access Server Role Architecture
Requirements for the Client Access Server Role
Services the Client Access Server Provides
Outlook/Outlook Anywhere
Positioning the Client Access Server Role
Coexistence with Previous Versions of Exchange Server
The Front End Transport Service
Unified Messaging
The Bottom Line
Managing Connectivity with Transport Services

Understanding the Transport Improvements
Message Routing in the Organization
Sending and Receiving Email
Messages in Flight
Using Exchange Server 2013 Anti-Spam
Troubleshooting Email Routing
The Bottom Line
Managing Transport, Data Loss Prevention, and Journaling Rules

Introducing the New Exchange Server 2013 Transport Architecture
Setting Up Message Classifications
Setting Up Transport Rules
Introducing Data Loss Prevention
Introducing Journaling
The Bottom Line
Troubleshooting Exchange Server 2013

Basic Troubleshooting Principles
General Server Troubleshooting Tools
Troubleshooting Mailbox Servers
Troubleshooting Mail Flow
Troubleshooting Client Connectivity
The Bottom Line
Backing Up and Restoring Exchange Server

Backing Up Exchange Server
Preparing to Recover the Exchange Server
Using Windows Server Backup to Back Up the Server
Using Windows Server Backup to Recover the Data
Recover Exchange Server Data Using Alternative Methods
Recovering the Entire Exchange Server
The Bottom Line

Skills Learned

Deploy and manage Exchange Server 2013.
Plan and configure the Mailbox server role.
Manage recipient objects, address policies, and address lists in Exchange Server 2013.
Plan and implement the Client Access server role in Exchange Server 2013.
Securely plan and configure Microsoft Outlook Web App and mobile messaging using the Client Access server.
Understand and manage highly available Client Access servers in Exchange Sever 2013.
Plan for disaster mitigation and implement back-up and recovery for Exchange Server 2013.
Plan and configure message transport in an Exchange Server 2013 organization.
Plan message security options, implement an antivirus solution, and implement an anti-spam solution.
Configure permissions and secure Exchange Server 2013.
Monitor, maintain, and troubleshoot an Exchange Server 2013 environment.
Design and implement Exchange Server 2013 Unified Messaging.
Design and implement site resiliency for Exchange Server 2013.
Plan a virtualization strategy for Exchange Server 2013 roles.
Design and implement message transport security.
Design and implement message retention in Exchange Server 2013.
Design and implement messaging compliance.
Design and implement administrative security in an Exchange Server 2013environment.
Use the Windows PowerShell 3.0 command-line interface to manage Exchange Server 2013.
Design and implement integration with Exchange Online.
Design and implement messaging coexistence.
Design and implement Exchange Server migrations from non-Exchange messaging systems, and upgrades from previous Exchange Server versions.
Understand appropriate command-Line, PowerShell and applicable management shell commands

Who Should Attend This Course

This course is intended for people aspiring to be Enterprise-level Messaging Administrators. Others who may take this course include IT generalists and help desk professionals who want to learn about Exchange Server 2013. People coming into this course are expected to have at least 3 years of experience working in the IT field—typically in the areas of network administration, help desk, or system administration. They are not expected to have experience with previous Exchange Server versions.


Minimum of six months of experience working with Exchange Server
Minimum of two years of experience administering Windows Server, including Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012
Minimum of two years of experience working with Active Directory
Minimum of two years of experience working with name resolution, including DNS
Experience working with certificates, including public key infrastructure (PKI) certificates
Experience working with Windows PowerShell


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