Designing Microsoft Exchange 2000 for the Enterprise

Code: 1573
Course duration: 4 days
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1573: Designing Microsoft Exchange 2000 for the Enterprise (4 Days)

About this Course

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.

Audience Profile

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. The audience includes the following:

  • Senior IT Professionals: These individuals have one or more years of messaging and networking experience, and are ready to go on to an architect role.
  • Messaging Architects: These individuals are responsible for the design and creation of messaging strategies.

At Course Completion

At the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • 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.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Designing Exchange 2000 for the Enterprise

Lessons

  • 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

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • 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

Lessons

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

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • 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

Lessons

  • Introduction to Designing an Administrative Plan.
  • Designing Administrative Groups to Manage Tasks.
  • Delegating Administrative Authority.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • 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

Lessons

  • Analyzing the Existing Environment
  • Planning Routing Groups
  • Planning Routing Group Boundaries
  • Planning Message Flow
  • Planning Connectors Between Routing Groups

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • 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

Lessons

  • Planning a Public Folder Replication Strategy
  • Planning Public Folder Permissions
  • Planning Full-text Indexing

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • 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

Lessons

  • Helping to Protect Against External Security Threats
  • Helping to Protect Against Internal Security Threats
  • Designing an Encryption Strategy
  • Windows 2000 Security Considerations

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • 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

Lessons

  • Planning Mailbox Servers and Public Folder Servers
  • Planning Connector Servers
  • Planning Front-end/Back-end Servers
  • Planning for Servers Running Active Directory

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • 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

Lessons

  • 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

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Design redundant supporting services for the Exchange 2000 organization.
  • Design a redundant routing topology for the Exchange 2000 organization.
  • Design a highly available Internet client access strategy.
  • Design a highly available Microsoft Outlook client access strategy.
  • Design a redundant storage strategy for the Exchange 2000 organization.

Module 9: Designing an Exchange 2000 Clustering Strategy

Lessons

  • 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

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe server clustering.
  • Choose an appropriate clustering model.
  • Design an appropriate data storage strategy.

Module 10: Designing an Exchange 2000 Management and Operations

Lessons

  • 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

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe service solutions and IT service management functions, and explain how these tools relate to the four plans that comprise a management and operations plan.
  • Explain how to use the default tools provided in Microsoft Windows 2000 and Exchange 2000 to manage and operate an Exchange 2000 environment.
  • Explain how to use Microsoft Operations Manager 2000 to monitor Exchange 2000.
  • Design a change plan.
  • Design an operations plan.
  • Design a support plan.
  • Design an optimization plan.

Module 11: Northwind Traders Design Review

Lessons

  • How Northwind Traders Was Configured Before the Labs
  • How Northwind Traders is Now Configured
  • Review of the Northwind Traders Configuration Changes

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain how Northwind Traders was configured before they began to work on the first lab.
  • Explain how Northwind Traders is configured now that they have completed their work on the last lab.
  • Describe how the work they did in the labs affected the Northwind Traders design.

Prerequisites:

Knowledge of Exchange Server 5.5 is beneficial, but not essential.

Guaranteed to Run

2019-08-28 09:00 to 2019-08-30 17:00
Attend Online
2019-08-14 09:00 to 2019-08-16 17:00
Attend Online
2019-08-09
09:00 to 17:00
Fort Lauderdale, Florida (Instructor-Led)
2019-08-07 09:00 to 2019-08-09 17:00
Attend Online
2019-08-02
09:00 to 17:00
Palm Beach County Florida (Instructor-Led)
2019-07-25 09:00 to 2019-07-26 17:00
NYC-23rd Street (Virtual Instructor-Led)
2019-07-25 09:00 to 2019-07-26 17:00
Attend Online
2019-07-24 09:00 to 2019-07-26 17:00
Washington, D.C. (Virtual Instructor-Led)

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