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Exam Ref 70-341 Core Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 (MCSE)

Book Description

Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-341--and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of the skills needed to deliver effective Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 solutions. Designed for experienced IT pros ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSE level.

Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives:

  • Plan, install, configure, and manage the transport role

  • Install, configure, and manage the mailbox role

  • Plan, install, configure, and manage client access

  • Design and manage an Exchange infrastructure

  • This Microsoft Exam Ref:

  • Organizes its coverage by exam objectives

  • Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you

  • Provides exam preparation tips written by Exchange Server MVPs

  • Assumes you have significant experience managing Exchange Server in an enterprise messaging environment

  • Table of Contents

    1. Title Page
    2. Copyright Page
    3. Contents at a glance
    4. Contents
    5. Introduction
      1. Microsoft certifications
      2. Acknowledgments
      3. Free ebooks from Microsoft Press
      4. Errata, updates, & book support
      5. We want to hear from you
      6. Stay in touch
    6. Preparing for the exam
    7. Chapter 1. Install, configure, and manage the mailbox role
      1. Objective 1.1: Plan the mailbox role
        1. Planning for storage requirements
        2. Planning mailbox role capacity and placement
        3. Planning for virtualization
        4. Designing public folder placement strategy
        5. Validating storage by running Jetstress
        6. Objective summary
        7. Objective review
      2. Objective 1.2: Configure and manage the mailbox role
        1. Deploying mailbox server roles
        2. Creating and configuring Offline Address Book
        3. Designing and creating hierarchical address lists
        4. Creating and configuring public folders
        5. Objective summary
        6. Objective review
      3. Objective 1.3: Deploy and manage high availability solutions for the mailbox role
        1. Creating and configuring a Database Availability Group
        2. Identifying failure domains
        3. Managing DAG networks
        4. Managing mailbox database copies
        5. Objective summary
        6. Objective review
      4. Objective 1.4: Monitor and troubleshoot the mailbox role
        1. Troubleshooting database replication and replay
        2. Troubleshooting database copy activation
        3. Troubleshooting mailbox role performance
        4. Monitoring database replication
        5. Objective summary
        6. Objective review
      5. Objective 1.5: Develop backup and recovery solutions for the mailbox role and public folders
        1. Managing lagged copies
        2. Determining the most appropriate backup solution/strategy
        3. Performing a dial tone restore
        4. Performing item-level recovery
        5. Recovering the public folder hierarchy
        6. Recovering a mailbox server role
        7. Objective summary
        8. Objective review
      6. Objective 1.6: Create and configure mail-enabled objects
        1. Configuring resource mailboxes and scheduling
        2. Configuring team mailboxes
        3. Configuring distribution lists
        4. Configuring moderation
        5. Configuring a linked mailbox
        6. Objective summary
        7. Objective review
      7. Objective 1.7: Manage mail-enabled object permissions
        1. Configuring mailbox permissions
        2. Setting up room mailbox delegates
        3. Setting up auto-mapping
        4. Objective summary
        5. Objective review
      8. Answers
        1. Objective 1.1: Thought experiment
        2. Objective 1.1: Review
        3. Objective 1.2: Thought experiment
        4. Objective 1.2: Review
        5. Objective 1.3: Thought experiment
        6. Objective 1.3: Review
        7. Objective 1.4: Thought experiment
        8. Objective 1.4: Review
        9. Objective 1.5: Thought experiment
        10. Objective 1.5: Review
        11. Objective 1.6: Thought experiment
        12. Objective 1.6: Review
        13. Objective 1.7: Thought experiment
        14. Objective 1.7: Review
    8. Chapter 2. Plan, install, configure, and manage client access
      1. Objective 2.1: Plan, deploy, and manage a Client Access Server (CAS)
        1. Designing to account for differences between legacy CAS and Exchange 2013 CAS
        2. Configuring Office Web Apps server
        3. Objective summary
        4. Objective review
      2. Objective 2.2: Plan and configure namespaces and client services
        1. Designing namespaces for client connectivity
        2. Configuring URLs
        3. Planning for certificates
        4. Configuring authentication methods
        5. Objective summary
        6. Objective review
      3. Objective 2.3: Deploy and manage mobility solutions
        1. Deploying Mobile OWA
        2. Configuring OWA policies
        3. Configuring Exchange ActiveSync Policies
        4. Mobile device mailbox policies
        5. Configuring allow/block/quarantine policies
        6. Deploying and manage Office Apps
        7. Objective summary
        8. Objective review
      4. Objective 2.4: Implement load balancing
        1. Configuring namespace load balancing
        2. Configuring Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) load balancing
        3. Configuring Windows Network Load Balancing (WNLB)
        4. Objective summary
        5. Objective review
      5. Objective 2.5: Troubleshoot client connectivity
        1. Troubleshooting Outlook Anywhere connectivity
        2. Troubleshooting POP/IMAP
        3. Troubleshooting web services
        4. Troubleshooting mobile devices
        5. Objective summary
        6. Objective review
      6. Answers
        1. Objective 2.1: Thought experiment
        2. Objective 2.1: Review
        3. Objective 2.2: Thought experiment
        4. Objective 2.2: Review
        5. Objective 2.3: Thought experiment
        6. Objective 2.3: Review
        7. Objective 2.4: Thought experiment
        8. Objective 2.4: Review
        9. Objective 2.5: Thought experiment
        10. Objective 2.5: Review
    9. Chapter 3. Plan, install, configure, and manage transport
      1. Objective 3.1: Plan a high availability solution for common scenarios
        1. Understanding transport high availability and message routing
        2. Planning for shadow redundancy
        3. Planning for Safety Net
        4. Planning for redundant MX records
        5. Objective summary
        6. Objective review
      2. Objective 3.2: Design a transport solution
        1. Design inter-site mail flow
        2. Design inter-org mail flow
        3. Plan for Domain Secure and TLS
        4. Design message hygiene solutions
        5. Design Edge Transport
        6. Design shared namespace scenarios
        7. Objective summary
        8. Objective review
      3. Objective 3.3: Configure and manage transport
        1. Configuring Edge servers
        2. Configuring Send and Receive connectors
        3. Configuring transport rules
        4. Configuring accepted domains
        5. Configuring email policies
        6. Configuring address rewriting
        7. Objective summary
        8. Objective review
      4. Objective 3.4: Troubleshoot and monitor transport
        1. Predicting mail flow
        2. Interpreting message tracking and protocol logs
        3. Troubleshooting SMTP message flow
        4. Troubleshooting Domain Secure and TLS
        5. Troubleshooting shared namespaces
        6. Objective summary
        7. Objective review
      5. Objective 3.5: Configure and manage hygiene
        1. Managing connection filtering
        2. Managing content filtering
        3. Managing recipient filtering
        4. Managing Sender ID
        5. Managing anti-malware
        6. Managing attachment filtering
        7. Objective summary
        8. Objective review
      6. Answers
        1. Objective 3.1: Thought experiment
        2. Objective 3.1: Review
        3. Objective 3.2: Thought experiment
        4. Objective 3.2: Review
        5. Objective 3.3: Thought experiment
        6. Objective 3.3: Review
        7. Objective 3.4: Thought experiment
        8. Objective 3.4: Review
        9. Objective 3.5: Thought experiment
        10. Objective 3.5: Review
    10. Chapter 4. Design and manage an Exchange infrastructure
      1. Objective 4.1: Plan for impact of Exchange on Active Directory services
        1. Planning Active Directory deployment
        2. Determining DNS changes required for Exchange
        3. Preparing Active Directory for Exchange
        4. Objective summary
        5. Objective review
      2. Objective 4.2: Administer Exchange workload management
        1. Workload management explained
        2. Monitoring system and user workload events
        3. Managing workload throttling settings
        4. Objective summary
        5. Objective review
      3. Objective 4.3: Plan and manage role based access control
        1. Determine appropriate RBAC roles and cmdlets
        2. Limit administration using existing role groups
        3. Evaluate differences between RBAC and Active Directory split permissions
        4. Configure a custom-scoped role group
        5. Objective summary
        6. Objective review
      4. Objective 4.4: Design an appropriate Exchange solution for a given SLA
        1. Plan for change management and updates
        2. Design a solution that meets SLA requirements around scheduled downtime
        3. Design a solution that meets SLA requirements around Recovery Point Objective/Recovery Time Objective
        4. Design a solution that meets SLA requirements around message delivery
        5. Objective summary
        6. Objective review
      5. Answers
        1. Objective 4.1: Thought experiment
        2. Objective 4.1: Review
        3. Objective 4.2: Thought experiment
        4. Objective 4.2: Review
        5. Objective 4.3: Thought experiment
        6. Objective 4.3: Review
        7. Objective 4.4: Thought experiment
        8. Objective 4.4: Review
    11. Index
    12. Code Snippets