MCSE: Exchange Server 2013 Messaging Boot Camp
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Duration: 14 Days
Validate your ability to move your company to the cloud, increase user productivity and flexibility, reduce data loss, and improve data security for your organization.
The Academy's MCSE Exchange Server 2013 Messaging Boot Camp is a combination of the following official Microsoft courses:
- Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012: 20410D
- Administering Windows Server 2012: 20411D
- Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Service: 20412D
- Core Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013: 20341B
- Advanced Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013: 20342B
This MCSE certification requires you to show continued ability to perform in your chosen solution area by completing a recertification exam every three years.
This 14-day boot camp provides the skills and knowledge necessary to implement and administer a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. This course covers implementing, managing, maintaining, and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. This course covers the implementation and configuration of core services including Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), networking services, and Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 configuration. This course covers advanced configuration of services necessary to deploy, manage and maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, such as advanced networking services, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), identity management, rights management, Federated services, network load balancing, failover clustering, business continuity and disaster recovery. In this course, students will learn to configure and manage a Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 messaging environment. This course will teach students guidelines, best practices, and considerations that will help them optimize their Exchange server deployment. This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to plan, install, and manage the mailbox role, client access, transport, and Exchange infrastructure. This course will teach you how to configure Exchange Server 2013, and it will provide guidelines, best practices, and considerations that will help you optimize your Exchange Server deployment.
Before attending this course, students must have:
•A good understanding of networking fundamentals, Active Directory, networking infrastructure, Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) fundamentals and networking concepts, and basic Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) concepts.
•An understanding of and experience with configuring security and administration tasks in an enterprise environment.
•Hands on experience working with Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, or Windows Server 2012 enterprise environment.
•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 DNS.
•Minimum of six months of experience working with Exchange Server 2010 or Exchange Server 2013
•Minimum of two years of experience working with name resolution, including DNS
•Experience working with certificates, including public key infrastructure (PKI) certificates
•Experience working with Windows PowerShell
- Authorized Courseware
- Intensive Hands on Skills Development with an Experienced Subject Matter Expert
- Hands on practice on real Servers and extended lab support 1.800.482.3172
- Examination Vouchers & Onsite Certification Testing
- Academy Code of Honor: Test Pass Guarantee
- Optional: Package for Hotel Accommodations, Lunch and Transportation
The Academy is proud to be the #1 Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for Learning Solutions (CPLS) in Florida.
Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012
This module introduces the new Windows Server 2012 administrative interface. This module covers the different roles and features that are available with the Windows Server 2012 operating system. It also discusses the various installation and configuration options you can use when deploying and configuring Windows Server 2012.
Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects
This module covers configuring Active Directory objects such as users, groups and computers. The functionality of AD DS administrative tools is addressed, in addition to the configuration of user profiles and the process of delegating permissions to perform AD DS administration.
Automating Active Directory Domain Services Administration
This module covers using command-line tools to configure and administer AD DS. It introduces using Windows PowerShell cmdlets for AD DS administration, and using Windows PowerShell to perform bulk AD DS administrative operations.
This module covers Internet Protocol Version 4 (IPv4) addressing. It details the various IPv4 components, covers subnetting and supernetting, and discusses configuring and general troubleshooting of IPv4 addresses.
Implementing Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
This module covers the installation and configuration of DHCP in addition to managing a DHCP database. It also covers security and monitoring of DHCP, including auditing and logging.
Implementing Domain Name System
This module covers name resolution for Windows Server and clients. It details the installation of a Domain Name System (DNS) server and configuring Active Directory Integrated DNS zones.
This module covers understanding and implementing IPv6 addressing. It covers configuration and troubleshooting as well as co-existence with IPv4 using transition technologies.
Implementing Local Storage
This module covers the storage configuration options for Windows Server 2012, including managing disks and volumes and implementing file systems. It also covers creating and managing storage pools.
Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V
This module describes Microsoft Virtualization technologies. It covers installing and configuring Hyper-V virtual machines, configuring virtual storage, and configuring virtual networks.
Deploying and Maintaining Server Images
This module explains the functionality of Windows Deployment Services, and explains how to use Windows Deployment Services tools to perform lite-touch deployments.
Configuring and Troubleshooting Domain Name System
This module explains how the Domain Name System (DNS) is the foundation name service in Windows Server 2012. It provides name resolution, and enables DNS clients to locate network services, such as AD DS domain controllers, global catalog servers, and messaging servers. If you configure your DNS infrastructure poorly, or it is not working correctly, these important network services will be inaccessible to your network servers and clients. Consequently, it is vital that you understand how to deploy, configure, manage, and troubleshoot this critical service.
Maintaining Active Directory Domain Services
This module explains the new features, such as virtualized domain controller cloning, recent features like read-only domain controllers (RODCs), and a host of other features and tools that you can use in the AD DS environment.
Managing User and Service Accounts
This module explains how to manage large groups of user accounts, explain the different options available for providing adequate password security for accounts in your environment, and show you how to configure accounts to provide authentication for system services and background processes.
Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure
This module explains Group Policy is, how it works, and how best to implement it in your organization.
Managing User Desktops with Group Policy
This module explains how to configure Administrative Templates.
Configuring and Troubleshooting Remote Access
This module explains how to configure and secure your remote access clients by using network.
Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting the Network Policy Server Role
This module explains how to install, configure, and troubleshoot Network Policy Server (NPS).
Implementing Network Access Protection
This module explains how to create customized health requirement policies to validate computer health before allowing access or communication with NAP.
Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing
This module describes how to use Windows Server 2012 tools to help you to provide increased file system security on your servers.
Implementing Update Management
This module introduces key features of the Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) server role.
Monitoring Windows Server 2012
This module explains how to improve performance using performance monitoring tools to identify components that require additional tuning and troubleshooting.
Implementing Advanced Network Services
This module describes how to configure advanced features in the Domain Name System (DNS) and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) with Windows Server 2012, and it covers IP Address Management (IPAM).
Implementing Advanced File Services
This module describes how to configure and manage iSCSI and BranchCache, and how to implement Windows 2012 features that optimize storage utilization, such as File Server Resource Manager, file classification, and data duplication.
Implementing Dynamic Access Control
This module describes how to plan and implement Dynamic Access Control.
Implementing Distributed Active Directory Domain Services Deployments
This module describes the components of a highly complex AD DS deployment, which includes implementing a distributed AD DS deployment and configuring AD DS forest trusts.
Implementing Active Directory Domain Services Sites and Replication
This module describes how replication works in a Windows Server 2012 AD DS environment, including how to configure AD DS sites so that you can optimize AD DS network traffic and how to configure and monitor AD DS replication.
Implementing Active Directory Certificate Services
This module describes the Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) components and concepts. It covers implementing a certification authority infrastructure, planning and implementing a certificate template deployment using an AD CS certification authority, and planning and implementing certificate distribution and revocation.
Implementing Active Directory Rights Management Services
This module describes the AD RMS features and functionality. It explains how to use AD RMS to configure content protection, and deploy and manage an AD RMS infrastructure.
Implementing Active Directory Federation Services
This module provides identity federation business scenarios, and it describes how to use AD FS to address such scenarios. It explains how to configure AD FS prerequisites, deploy AD FS services, enable single sign-on (SSO) for an organization, and enable SSO between federated business partners.
Implementing Network Load Balancing
This module describes how to plan and implement NLB. It will cover managing and configuring an NLB cluster and validating high availability for an NLB cluster.
Implementing Failover Clustering
This module describes the failover clustering features in Windows Server 2012. It explains how to implement a failover cluster, configure highly available applications and services on a failover cluster, maintain a failover cluster, and use new maintenance features such as Cluster Aware Updating (CAU). It will also cover how to implement multi-site failover clustering.
Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V
This module describes the options for making virtual machines highly available. It explains how to implement virtual machines in a failover cluster that was deployed on a host and how you can move a virtual machine or its storage. In addition, it provides a high-level overview of System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) 2012.
Implementing Disaster Recovery
This module describes considerations for implementing a disaster recovery solution, and how to plan and implement a backup solution for Windows Server 2012. In addition, it explains how to plan and implement server and data recovery using Windows Server backup and Microsoft Online backup.
Deploying and Managing Exchange Server 2013
This module explains how to plan and perform deployment and management of Exchange Server 2013.
Planning and Configuring Mailbox Servers
This module explains how to plan a Mailbox server deployment and configure the Mailbox server role.
Managing Recipient Objects
This module explains how to create and manage various recipient objects in Exchange Server 2013.
Planning and Deploying Client Access Servers
This module explains how to plan and deploy Client Access servers.
Planning and Configuring Messaging Client Connectivity
This module explains how to plan and configure client connectivity to Exchange Server 2013 Client Access server.
Planning and Configuring Message Transport
This module explains how to plan and configure message transport.
Planning and Configuring Message Security Options
This module explains how to plan and configure message security options.
Planning and Configuring Administrative Security and Auditing
This module explains how to plan and configure administrative security and administrative auditing.
Monitoring and Troubleshooting Exchange Server 2013
This module explains how to monitor and troubleshoot Exchange Server 2013.
Designing and implementing Exchange Server 2013 Unified Messaging
This module explains how to design and implement Exchange Server 2013 Unified Messaging.
Planning virtualization for Exchange Server 2013
This module explains how to plan a virtualization strategy for Exchange Server 2013 roles.
Designing and implementing administrative security and auditing
This module explains how to design and implement administrative security in an Exchange Server 2013 environment.
Managing Exchange Server 2013 with Exchange Management Shell
This module explains how to use Windows PowerShell 3.0 to manage Exchange Server 2013.
Designing and implementing integration with Exchange Online
This module explains how to design and implement integration with Exchange Online.
Designing and implementing Exchange Server migrations and upgrades
This module explains how to design and implement Exchange Server migrations from non-Exchange messaging systems, and upgrades from previous Exchange Server versions.
At Course Completion:
At course completion, the student should be able to do the following:
•Install and Configure Windows Server 2012.
•Describe and Maintain AD DS.
•Manage: Active Directory objects, User and Service Accounts, User Desktops with Group Policy
•Automate Active Directory administration.
•Implement: IPv4, DHCP, DNS, IPv6, local storage, Group Policy, NAP, server virtualization using Hyper-V, Group Policy Infrastructure, Update Management
•Share files and printers.
•Use GPOs to secure Windows Servers.
•Deploy and Maintain Server Images
•Configure and Troubleshoot: DNS and Remote Access
•Install, Configure and Troubleshoot NPS role
•Optimize File Services
•Configure Encryption and Advanced Auditing
•Monitor Windows Server 2012
•Implement: advanced network services, advanced file services, Dynamic Access Control, distributed AD DS deployments, AD DS sites and replication, AD CS, AD RMS, AD FS, NLB, failover clustering with Hyper-V, disaster recovery
•Plan and perform deployment and management of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013.
•Plan a Mailbox server deployment and configure the Mailbox server role.
•Create and manage various recipient objects in Exchange Server 2013.
•Plan and deploy Client Access servers.
•Plan and configure: client connectivity to Exchange Server 2013 Client Access server, message transport, administrative security and administrative auditing, Monitor and troubleshoot Exchange Server 2013
•Plan and implement: high availability, disaster recovery for Exchange Server 2013.
•Design and implement: Exchange Server 2013 Unified Messaging, site resiliency for Exchange Server 2013, message transport security, message retention in Exchange Server 2013, messaging compliance, administrative security in an Exchange Server 2013 environment, integration with Exchange Online, messaging coexistence, Exchange Server migrations from non-Exchange messaging systems, and upgrades from previous Exchange Server versions
•Plan a virtualization strategy for Exchange Server 2013 roles.
•Use Windows PowerShell 3.0 to manage Exchange Server 2013.
70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012
70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Service
70-341: Core Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
70-342 Advanced Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
includes tuition and the following:
- Daily Snacks, Breakfast
- Registration Fees
- Books and Materials
Your training may also be partially tax-deductible.
Please note – Tuition does not include airfare, hotel or transportation to the Boot Camp.
Academy Code of Honor:
The Academy guarantees that students shall pass all vendor examinations during the training program or may re-attend within one year of the program completion date. Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.