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Mastering Microsoft Exchange Server 2013

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The bestselling guide to Exchange Server, fully updated for the newest version

Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 is touted as a solution for lowering the total cost of ownership, whether deployed on-premises or in the cloud. Like the earlier editions, this comprehensive guide covers every aspect of installing, configuring, and managing this multifaceted collaboration system. It offers Windows systems administrators and consultants a complete tutorial and reference, ideal for anyone installing Exchange Server for the first time or those migrating from an earlier Exchange Server version.

  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 is a messaging system that allows for access to e-mail, voicemail, and calendars from a variety of devices and any location, making it ideal for the enterprise

  • With more than 21,000 copies of earlier editions sold, this comprehensive guide offers systems administrators and consultants both a tutorial and a reference guide for installing and managing Exchange Server 2013

  • A team of Microsoft Certified Masters walks you step by step through planning and design, installation, administration and management, maintenance, and more

  • Mastering Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 is the complete reference for planning, installing, and maintaining the most popular e-mail server product available.

    Table of Contents

    1. Cover
    2. Contents
    3. Title
    4. Copyright
    5. Dedication
    6. Acknowledgments
    7. About the Author
    8. Introduction
    9. Part 1: Exchange Fundamentals
      1. Chapter 1: Putting Exchange Server 2013 in Context
        1. Email’s Importance
        2. What Is Exchange Server?
        3. Things Every Email Administrator Should Know
        4. The Bottom Line
      2. Chapter 2: Introducing the Changes in Exchange Server 2013
        1. Getting to Know Exchange Server 2013
        2. Exchange Server Architecture
        3. Improved Message and Content Control
        4. Now, Where Did That Go?
        5. Clearing Up Some Confusion
        6. The Bottom Line
      3. Chapter 3: Understanding Availability, Recovery, and Compliance
        1. Changing from a Technology to a Business Viewpoint
        2. What’s in a Name?
        3. A Closer Look at Availability
        4. Storage Availability
        5. Compliance and Governance
        6. The Bottom Line
      4. Chapter 4: Virtualizing Exchange Server 2013
        1. Virtualization Overview
        2. Effects of Virtualization
        3. Virtualization Requirements
        4. Operations
        5. Deciding What to Virtualize
        6. Possible Virtualization Scenarios
        7. The Bottom Line
      5. Chapter 5: Introduction to PowerShell and the Exchange Management Shell
        1. Why Use PowerShell?
        2. Understanding the Command Syntax
        3. Object-oriented Use of PowerShell
        4. PowerShell v3
        5. Tips and Tricks
        6. Getting Help
        7. The Bottom Line
      6. Chapter 6: Understanding the Exchange Autodiscover Process
        1. Autodiscover Concepts
        2. Planning Certificates for Autodiscover
        3. The Bottom Line
    10. Part 2: Getting Exchange Server Running
      1. Chapter 7: Exchange Server 2013 Quick Start Guide
        1. Server Sizing Quick Reference
        2. Configuring Windows
        3. Installing Exchange Server 2013
        4. Post-installation Configuration Steps
        5. Configuring Recipients
        6. The Bottom Line
      2. Chapter 8: Understanding Server Roles and Configurations
        1. The Roles of Server Roles
        2. Exchange Server 2013 Server Roles
        3. Possible Role Configurations
        4. The Bottom Line
      3. Chapter 9: Exchange Server 2013 Requirements
        1. Getting the Right Server Hardware
        2. Software Requirements
        3. Additional Requirements
        4. The Bottom Line
      4. Chapter 10: Installing Exchange Server 2013
        1. Before You Begin
        2. Preparing for Exchange 2013
        3. Graphical User Interface Setup
        4. Command-Line Setup
        5. The Bottom Line
      5. Chapter 11: Upgrades and Migrations to Exchange Server 2013 or Office 365
        1. Upgrades, Migrations, Transitions, and Deployments
        2. Factors to Consider before Upgrading
        3. Choosing Your Strategy
        4. On-Premises Coexistence
        5. Office 365
        6. Performing an On-Premises Interorganization Migration
        7. Moving Mailboxes
        8. Importing Data from PSTs
        9. Tasks Required Prior to Removing Legacy Exchange Servers
        10. Exchange Server Deployment Assistant
        11. The Bottom Line
    11. Part 3: Recipient Administration
      1. Chapter 12: Management Permissions and Role-based Access Control
        1. RBAC Basics
        2. Managing RBAC
        3. Defining Roles
        4. Distributing Roles
        5. Auditing RBAC
        6. The Bottom Line
      2. Chapter 13: Basics of Recipient Management
        1. Understanding Exchange Recipients
        2. Defining Email Addresses
        3. The Bottom Line
      3. Chapter 14: Managing Mailboxes and Mailbox Content
        1. Managing Mailboxes
        2. Moving Mailboxes
        3. Deleting Mailboxes
        4. Bulk Manipulation of Mailboxes Using the EMS
        5. Managing Mailbox Content
        6. Getting Started with Messaging Records Management
        7. The Bottom Line
      4. Chapter 15: Managing Mail-enabled Groups, Mail-enabled Users, and Mail-enabled Contacts
        1. Understanding Mail-enabled Groups
        2. Creating and Managing Mail-enabled Contacts and Users
        3. The Bottom Line
      5. Chapter 16: Managing Resource Mailboxes
        1. The Unique Nature of Resource Mailboxes
        2. Exchange 2013 Resource Mailbox Features
        3. Creating Resource Mailboxes
        4. Migrating Resource Mailboxes
        5. The Bottom Line
      6. Chapter 17: Managing Modern Public Folders
        1. Understanding Architectural Changes for Modern Public Folders
        2. Moving Public Folders to Exchange Server 2013
        3. Managing Public Folder Mailboxes
        4. Managing Public Folders
        5. Understanding the Public Folder Hierarchy
        6. Comparing Public Folders, Site Mailboxes, and Shared Mailboxes
        7. The Bottom Line
      7. Chapter 18: Managing Archiving and Compliance
        1. Introduction to Archiving
        2. Benefits of Archiving
        3. Industry Best Practices
        4. Archiving with Exchange Server 2013
        5. Enabling Archiving
        6. Understanding Litigation and In-Place Hold
        7. Requirements and Considerations
        8. The Bottom Line
    12. Part 4: Server Administration
      1. Chapter 19: Creating and Managing Mailbox Databases
        1. Getting to Know Exchange Server Database Storage
        2. Planning Mailbox Storage
        3. Managing Mailbox Databases
        4. The Bottom Line
      2. Chapter 20: Creating and Managing Database Availability Groups
        1. Understanding Database Replication in Exchange Server 2013
        2. Managing a Database Availability Group
        3. Understanding Active Manager
        4. Understanding Site Resiliency for Exchange Server 2013
        5. The Bottom Line
      3. Chapter 21: Understanding the Client Access Server
        1. Learning the Client Access Server Role Architecture
        2. Requirements for the Client Access Server Role
        3. Services the Client Access Server Provides
        4. Outlook/Outlook Anywhere
        5. IMAP4/POP3
        6. Positioning the Client Access Server Role
        7. Coexistence with Previous Versions of Exchange Server
        8. Certificates
        9. The Front End Transport Service
        10. Unified Messaging
        11. The Bottom Line
      4. Chapter 22: Managing Connectivity with Transport Services
        1. Understanding the Transport Improvements in Exchange Server 2013
        2. Message Routing in the Organization
        3. Sending and Receiving Email
        4. Messages in Flight
        5. Using Exchange Server 2013 Anti-Spam/Anti-Malware Tools
        6. Troubleshooting Email Routing
        7. The Bottom Line
      5. Chapter 23: Managing Transport, Data Loss Prevention, and Journaling Rules
        1. Introducing the New Exchange 2013 Transport Architecture
        2. Setting Up Message Classifications
        3. Setting Up Transport Rules
        4. Introducing Data Loss Prevention
        5. Introducing Journaling
        6. The Bottom Line
    13. Part 5: Troubleshooting and Operating
      1. Chapter 24: Troubleshooting Exchange Server 2013
        1. Basic Troubleshooting Principles
        2. General Server Troubleshooting Tools
        3. Troubleshooting Mailbox Servers
        4. Troubleshooting Mail Flow
        5. Troubleshooting Client Connectivity
        6. The Bottom Line
      2. Chapter 25: Backing Up and Restoring Exchange Server
        1. Backing Up Exchange Server
        2. Preparing to Recover the Exchange Server
        3. Using Windows Server Backup to Back Up the Server
        4. Using Windows Server Backup to Recover the Data
        5. Recover Exchange Server Data Using Alternate Methods
        6. Recovering the Entire Exchange Server
        7. The Bottom Line
    14. Appendix: The Bottom Line