Course Outline

Module 1: Deploying Exchange Server

  • Overview of Exchange Server
  • Exchange Server architecture
  • Requirements for Exchange Server
  • Deploying Exchange Server Exchange Server
  • Exchange Server Management Tools


Module 2: Managing Exchange Server 2016 storage

  • Exchange Server mailbox databases
  • Exchange Server storage
  • Configuring Exchange Server mailbox databases and storage

Module 3: Managing recipient objects

  • Managing user mailboxes
  • Managing other types of mailboxes
  • Managing other recipients objects
  • Configuring policies and adress lists

Module 4: Managing recipients and Exchange servers by using Exchange Server cmdlets

  • Overview of the Exchange Management Shell
  • Managing Exchange Servers by using Exchange Management Shell cmdlets
  • Managing Exchange servers by using scripts

Module 5: Implementing client connectivity

  • Configuring client access services
  • Managing client access services
  • Client connectivity in Exchange Server
  • Configuring Outlook on the web
  • Configuring mobile messaging

Module 6: Managing high availability in Exchange Server

  • High availability on Exchange Server
  • Configuring highly available mailbox databases
  • Configuring high availability of Client Access services

Module 7: Implementing disaster recovery for Exchange Server

  • Implementing Exchange Server backup
  • Implementing Exchange Server recovery

Module 8: Configuring and managing message transport

  • Overview of message transport
  • Configuring message transport
  • Managing transport rules

Module 9: Configuring message security

  • Deploying and managing an Edge Transport server for message security
  • Implementing an antivirus solution for Exchange Server
  • Implementing an antispam solution for Exchange Server

Module 10: Monitoring and troubleshooting Exchange Server

  • Monitoring Exchange Server
  • Troubleshooting Exchange Server

Module 11: Securing and maintaining Exchange Server

  • Securing Exchange Server by using RBAC
  • Configuring audit logging in Exchange Server
  • Maintaining Exchange Server

Module 12: Implementing and managing Exchange Online deployments

  • Overview of Exchange Online and Office 365
  • Managing Exchange Online
  • Implementing the migration to Exchange Online
  • Managing a hybrid environment


In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:

  • Minimum of two years of experience administering Windows Server.
  • Minimum of two years of experience working with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS).
  • Minimum of two years of experience working with name resolution, including Domain Name System (DNS).
  • Understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts.
  • Understanding of security concepts such as authentication and authorization.
  • Understanding of Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP).
  • Working knowledge of public key infrastructure (PKI) technologies, including Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS).


The audience for this course includes enterprise-level messaging administrators on Exchange Server. IT generalists and helpdesk professionals who want to learn about Exchange Server may also take this course. Students taking this course are expected to have at least two years of experience working in the IT field—typically in the areas of Windows Server administration, network administration, helpdesk, or system administration. They are also expected to have some experience with Exchange Server concepts but previous experience managing Exchange Server is not a requirement.

  35 Hours


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