EXCH600: Microsoft Exchange Server 2016/2013 Ultimate Boot Camp

Start Date Time Days Price GTR Availability
July 31, 2017 11:00 (EST) 5 $4,500.00 Register

Please note all classes scheduled will be running:

  • 8:00AM – 6:00PM PST
  • 9:00AM – 7:00PM MST


Course Description

The Microsoft Exchange Server Ultimate Bootcamp will provide you with the knowledge and skills to plan, deploy, manage, secure, and support Microsoft Exchange Server 2016/2013 in a physical or virtual environment. This course will provide guidelines, best practices, and practical considerations that will help you optimize performance, minimize errors and security threats in Exchange Server 2016/2013. With most of the Exchange implementations running in a virtualized environment, this is the only class in the world to present the ideal way to optimize Exchange to run in VMware and HyperV environments. This course will dive into the best-practices for running virtualized Exchange in this exciting, one-of-a-kind course delivered by an outstanding instructor.



This course is intended for Exchange Server Administrators and IT Professionals who want to optimize their Exchange Server 2016/2013 implementations in a physical and a virtualized VMware or HyperV environment.



Before attending this class, students should have:

  • 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 Domain Services (AD DS)

  • Minimum of two years of experience working with name resolution, including DN

  • Experience working with certificates, including PKI certificates


What you will learn

After completing this course, you will understand:

  • Configuring Client Access Services Certificate Options

  • Custom MailTips

  • Microsoft Outlook Web App Offline Mail

  • Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync

  • Outlook Web App policies and Outlook Anywhere

  • Message Transport

  • Configuring Transport Rules and Data-Loss Prevention Policies

  • Testing Performance using Monitoring tools

  • Anti-Malware Options in Exchange Server 2016/2013

  • Configuring Sender Block, Recipient Block and Content Block

  • Message Retention and Archiving

  • In-Place Hold and eDiscovery

  • Configuring RBAC Split Permissions on Exchange Server 2016/2013

  • Audit Logging and Delegation

  • Creating and Configuring a Database Availability Group (DAG)

  • Managing Mailbox Database Copies

  • Deploying Microsoft NLB on the Client Access Servers

  • Maintaining Performance with Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS)

  • vSphere HA

  • Backing up Exchange Server 2016/2013

  • Performing a Restore of Exchange Server 2016/2013

  • Upgrading from Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2016


Course Outline


Course Introduction and Methodology

Introduction to Microsoft Exchange Server

Evolution of Microsoft Exchange Server

Licensing Concepts

Exchange Server 2016/2013

Discontinued Features

3. Designing Exchange 2016/2013 and Roles for Exchange Server

Infrastructure Requirements for Exchange 2106/2013

Active Directory Components and Exchange Server 2016/2013 Integration

DNS server requirements for Exchange 2016/2013

Networking in a Virtual Environment

4. Exchange Server 2016/2013 Deployment

Prepare Infrastructure

Installation of Exchange Server 2016/2013

Troubleshooting Installation

5. Administering Exchange Server 2016/2013

Exchange Admin Center (EAC)

PowerShell and Exchange Management Shell (EMS)

Mailbox Management with OWA

Other Tools for Exchange 2016/2013 Administration

6. Designing and Configuring Mailbox Servers

Overview of the Mailbox Server Role

Planning the Mailbox Server Deployment

Planning the Mailbox Server in a Virtual Environment

Configuring the Mailbox Servers

7. Managing Recipients

Exchange Server 2016/2013 Recipients

Public Folders

Address Lists

Email Address Policies

Import / Export to PSTs

8. Designing and Configuring Client Access Servers

Client Access Servers (CAS) Overview

Configure CAS Role

CAS Role Services & Features

9. Designing and Configuring Messaging Client Connectivity

Outlook Web Application and Outlook Anywhere

Exchange ActiveSync

BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES)

Connect non-Outlook clients to Client Access Server

Outlook Web App Policy

Configure Outlook Web App

Office Web Apps Server Integration

Outlook Web App Off-line Access

Mobile Device Management

10. Designing and Configuring Message Transport

Message Transport Services

Message Transport Components

Message Routing Change

Routing in Front End Transport Service

Routing in Destination and Delivery Groups

Routing in Mailbox Transport Service

Modify Default Message Flow

Mail Flow Settings

Accepted and Remote Domains

SMTP Connectors

Foreign Connectors

Transport Rules

Data Loss Prevention Policies

11. Managing Performance

Optimizing Resources in VMware

Monitoring Exchange Server

Monitoring Exchange Server Performance in VMware

Third Party Performance Monitoring Tools

12. Designing and Configuring Message Integrity

Define Messaging Security Requirements

Plan Client Access Server Security Options

Planning Restrictions to Message Flow

Exchange Server 2016/2013 Spam-Filtering Features

Configure Sender ID and Recipient Filtering

Understanding the SCL in Exchange Server 2016/2013

Anti-Virus Solution Requirements

Exchange Online Protection

Third Party Spam Solutions

13. Message Retention and Compliance

In-Place Archiving

Message Retention

Data loss Prevention (DLP)

In-Place Hold

In-Place eDiscovery

14. Designing and Configuring Administrative Security and Auditing

Role Based Access Control (RBAC)

Exchange Server Split Permissions

Audit Logging

15. Planning and Implementing High Availability

Components of High Availability

Design of Database Availability Groups

DAGs and High Availability

Client Access Server High Availability

Edge Transport Server High Availability

VMware High Availability (HA)

16. Designing and Implementing Backup and Restore

Backup Overview

Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) backup

Exchange Server Backup Software and Backup Media

Windows Server Backup

Windows Server Restore

Third Party Backup Programs

17. Disaster Recovery, Data Loss and Site Resiliency

Data Loss Scenarios

Data Loss Mitigation

Options to Recover Exchange Server 2016/2013

Timelines for Disaster Recovery

Site Resiliency in Exchange Server 2016/2013

Planning a Site Resilient Implementation

Implementing Site Resiliency

Site Recovery Manager (SRM)

18. Migrate and Upgrade for Exchange 2016/2013

Migrate and Upgrade to Exchange 2016/2013

Migrate Public Folders to Exchange 2016/2013

3rd Party Migration Tool