This course is intended for enterprise-level messaging
administrators who have at least 3 years experience working in the
Information Technology field, including administering Exchange
Servers. Others who may take this course include IT generalists and
help desk professionals who want to learn about Microsoft Exchange
Server 2007. Administrators should have some experience with
Exchange Server 2007.
This course requires that students meet the following
Working knowledge of malware. For example, approaches to scanning
for viruses (client-based, Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
(SMTP)-based, Exchange-based), methods that worms use to propagate,
basic concepts of spam, phishing schemes, and unwelcome message
Conceptual understanding of firewalls. For example, how SMTP
messages are allowed through a firewall.
Working knowledge of how Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) is managed
in the directory.
Experience using these tools and applications:
- NTBackup command.
- NSLookup command.
- Windows Explorer
- Microsoft Management Console (MMC)
- Active Directory Users and Computers
- Active Directory Sites and Services
- Internet Information Services (IIS) Admin
Working knowledge of Windows server operating system. For example,
how storage is configured, basic backup and restore techniques, and
what a client/server application interaction means.
Working knowledge of network technologies. For example, what
Transmission Control Protocol (TCP/IP) and Domain Name System (DNS)
do and how to use them, basic routing concepts (Wide Area Networks
(WAN) vs. Local Area Network (LAN) router vs. switch vs. hub).
Working knowledge of Active Directory. For example, how user
objects are managed, what is stored in Active Directory partitions,
basic architectures (domain, forest, sites, etc.), and how domain
controllers are managed. Also, site and site connector
configuration, schema and configuration partitions, and Global
Working knowledge of Exchange Server 2007. For example, what the
different server roles are, how the different server roles
interact, what protocols the server roles use to communicate, what
roles the clients connect to, how to configure messaging recipients
and Exchange Server 2007 computers.
Conceptual understanding of e-mail technologies. For example, that
SMTP is a protocol used for e-mail and the differences between
transport protocols and client access protocols (Post Office
Protocol (POP), Internet Access Message Protocol (IMAP), SMTP).
Completion of the following course or have equivalent knowledge:
M5047 Introduction to Installing and Managing MS Exchange Server
This one-day instructor-led course provides messaging
specialists with the knowledge and skills to manage messaging
security and policies. Students will learn how to manage messaging
and connection security. They will also learn how to manage spam,
anti-virus, and content filtering. And finally they will learn how
to install and configure a gateway server.
You can attend this course on its own or combine it with:
M5047 Introduction to Installing and Managing Microsoft®
Exchange Server 2007
M5050 Recovering Messaging Servers and Databases Using
Microsoft® Exchange Server 2007
Thisforms a 5-day training program for Exchange 2007. Please
review the available course dates to see when the 5-day program is
This course leads to the Microsoft 70-236 exam.
This course includes the following modules:
Maintaining Antivirus and Anti-spam Systems
- Introduction to Antivirus and Anti-Spam Management
- Implementing Anti-spam Features
- Implementing Antivirus Features
Configuring Edge Transport Servers
- Deploying Edge Transport Servers
- Configuring Internet Message Delivery
- Configuring Security for Internet E-Mail
Implementing Messaging Policies
- Introducing Messaging Policy and Compliance
- Implementing Messaging Records Management
- Implementing Transport Rules