10134: Hands on Lab: What’s New in Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 (1 Day)
About This Hands-On Lab
This hands-on lab will cover several of the new Exchange Server 2010 features. This labs teaches students how to configure and evaluatethe new Exchange Server 2010 client access and compliance features, and also steps themthrough the configuration and testingof new message transport and high availability features. This lab also provides a high-level look at new administrative tools and features in Exchange Server 2010.The hands-on labs are designed and will be performedusing Hyper-V running on Windows Server 2008.
The primary audience for this clinic are Information Technology (IT) professional messaging administrators and messaging engineers who serve as technical decision makers, and evaluate new software and assess new software capabilities that:
- Enable new business solutions
- Improve IT services
- Improve IT operations
These IT technical decision makers have at leastthree years experience working with Exchange Server and are familiar with Exchange Server 2003 or Exchange Server 2007 administration, basic Exchange design concepts, and the Exchange Best Practices Analyzer.
At Hands-On Lab Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
- Implement the new Exchange Server 2010 client access features
- Configure the new Exchange Server 2010 messaging policy and compliance features
- Implement the new Exchange Server 2010 message transport features
- Configure the Exchange Server 2010 high availability features
- Administer Exchange Server 2010 using the new administration tools and features
Hands-On Lab Outline
Exercise 1: Hands on Lab: What's New in Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
This lab explains how to:
- Manage user mailboxes and distribution lists by using the Exchange Control Panel
- Configure and test MailTips
- Configure Retention Tags and Retention Policies
- Configure and test cross mailbox search for discovery
- Configure mailbox archiving
- Configure and test disclaimers and moderated transport
- Test shadow redundancy
- Configure a database availability group (DAG)
- Configure a mailbox database for high availability
- Configure and test role based administration
- Configure and test Remote Exchange Management Shell
Lab : Hands on Lab: What’s New in Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
- Implementing the New Client Access Features
- Configuring Message Policy and Compliance Features
- Implementing Message Transport Features
- Configuring High Availability
- Configuring Administration and Management Tools
After completing this lab, students will be able to:
- Configure and evaluate the new client access features in Exchange Server 2010.
- Configure and evaluate the new messaging policy and compliance features in Exchange Server 2010.
- Configure and test the new message transport features in Exchange Server 2010.
- Configure and test the new high availability features in Exchange Server 2010.
- Administer Exchange Server 2010 using the new administration tools and features.
Additional Reading There is no additional reading for this lab. Before attending this course, students must have a working knowledge of:
- Windows Server 2003 or 2008 including Active Directory Domain Services (ADDS).
- Windows XP or Windows Vista, and Microsoft Office Outlook.
- Windows-based mobile devices.
- Asynchronous networking technologies, including TCP/IP, messaging transports, and remote access.
- Windows Server failoverclustering andload balancing.
- Basic virtualization concepts, such as a basic awareness ofHyper-V technology.
- General concepts and procedures for IT operations, including service level management, high availability and disaster recovery, and change management.
- The basics of IT security, including network authentication; access control; encryption; edge security; malicious software, and anti-virus and antispam concepts; and basic messaging security concepts.
- Understanding of IT security basics, including network authentication; access control; encryption; edge security; malicious software, and anti‑virus and antispam concepts; and basic messaging security concepts. However, students do not have to be experts in security or messaging security, privacy, or compliance, and do not have to have more than a cursory awareness of Microsoft Forefront Security for Exchange Server.
- Security, privacy, and compliance issues, with some understanding of Microsoft Forefront Security for Exchange Server.
- Basic Exchange Management Shell and Windows PowerShell capabilities.
- Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 or Microsoft Exchange Server 2007.