Designing and Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 (20345-2)

Detailed Course Outline

Module 1: Planning Exchange Server 2016 deployments

  • New features in Exchange Server 2016
  • Gathering business requirements for an Exchange Server 2016 deployment
  • Planning for an Exchange Server deployment
  • Designing a Unified Messaging (UM) deployment

Module 2: Planning and deploying Exchange Server 2016 Mailbox services

  • Planning Exchange Server hardware requirements
  • Planning Exchange Server for virtualization and Microsoft Azure integration
  • Planning and implementing public folders

Module 3: Planning and deploying message transport

  • Designing message routing
  • Transport services design
  • Designing the message-routing perimeter
  • Designing and implementing transport compliance

Module 4: Planning and deploying client access

  • Planning for Exchange Server 2016 clients
  • Planning for client access
  • Planning and implementing Office Online Server
  • Planning and implementing coexistence of SharePoint 2016 with Exchange
  • Designing external client access

Module 5: Designing and implementing high availability

  • Planning high availability for Exchange Server 2016
  • Planning for load balancing
  • Planning for site resilience

Module 6: Maintaining Exchange Server 2016

  • Using Managed Availability to improve high availability
  • Implementing DSC

Module 7: Designing messaging security

  • Planning messaging security
  • Designing and implementing AD RMS and Azure RMS integration

Module 8: Designing and implementing message retention

  • Overview of messaging records management and archiving
  • Designing In-Place Archiving
  • Designing and implementing message retention

Module 9: Designing messaging compliance

  • Designing and implementing data loss prevention
  • Designing and implementing In-Place Hold
  • Designing and implementing In-Place eDiscovery

Module 10: Designing and implementing messaging coexistence

  • Designing and implementing federation
  • Designing coexistence between Exchange organizations
  • Designing and implementing cross-forest mailbox moves

Module 11: Upgrading to Exchange Server 2016

  • Planning an upgrade from previous Exchange Server versions
  • Implementing the upgrade from previous Exchange Server versions

Module 12: Planning a hybrid Exchange Server deployment

  • Basics of a hybrid deployment
  • Planning and implementing a hybrid deployment
  • Implementing advanced functionality for hybrid deployments

Labs

  • Planning Exchange Server 2016 deployments
    • Evaluating an existing messaging infrastructure
    • Identifying requirements
    • Discussion: Deployment design for Exchange Server 2016
  • Planning and implementing Exchange virtualization, mailbox databases, and public folders
    • Planning for virtualization
    • Planning for mailbox databases
    • Implementing mailbox databases
    • Planning and implementing public folders
  • Planning and deploying message transport
    • Planning for a redundant and secure message transport
    • Planning for transport compliance
    • Implementing transport compliance
  • Planning and deploying client access solutions
    • Planning and configuring namespaces
    • Planning and configuring client access services options
    • Planning and deploying Office Online Server
    • Planning and implementing reverse proxy
  • Designing and implementing site resiliency
    • Creating a lag database copy
    • Recovering data from a lagged database copy
    • Implementing site resilience
    • Validating site resilience
  • Maintaining Exchange Server 2016
    • Using Windows PowerShell to investigate and configure Managed Availability
    • Implementing DSC
  • Designing messaging security
    • Implementing AD RMS
    • Integrating AD RMS with Exchange Server
    • Creating a message transport rule to protect email
    • Proteccting an email with AD RMS
  • Designing and implementing message retention
    • Designing message retention and archiving
    • Implementing message retention and archiving
  • Implementing messaging coexistence
    • Implementing message-routing coexistence
    • Migrating user mailboxes
  • Designing and implementing messaging compliance
    • Designing messaging compliance
    • Implementing data los prevention
    • Implementing In-Place eDiscovery
    • Comparing messaging policy and compliance options
  • Upgrading from Exchange Server 2013 to Exchange Server 2016
    • Documenting the Exchange Server 2013 organization
    • Deploying Exchange Server 2016
    • Upgrading from Exchange Server 2013 to Exchange Server 2016
    • Removing Exchange Server 2013
  • Designing the integration with Exchange Online