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Mastering Microsoft Exchange Server 2016, 2nd Edition by Vladimir Meloski, Byron Wright, Brian Svidergol, Clifton Leonard

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Appendix

The Bottom Line

Each of “The Bottom Line” sections in the chapters suggests exercises to deepen your skills and understanding. Sometimes there is only one possible solution, but often you are encouraged to use your skills and creativity to create something that builds on what you know and lets you explore one of many possible solutions.

Chapter 1

  1. Understand email fundamentals. To gain the best advantage from Exchange Server 2016, you should have a good grounding in general email applications and principles.
    1. Master It What two application models have email programs traditionally used? Which one does Exchange Server use? Can you name an example of the other model?
    2. Solution The two models are shared files, in which a central shared filesystem is used to store messages and each client has access to those files, and client/server, where the central email server and clients communicate using a distinct protocol. The client/server model allows the system to provide stronger safeguards and permissions, better performance, and greater integrity for the data. Exchange Server has always used a client/server model. Its predecessor, Microsoft Mail, was a shared filesystem.
  2. Identify email-administration duties. Installing an Exchange Server system is just the first part of the job. Once it's in place, it needs to be maintained. Be familiar with the various duties and concerns that will be involved with the care and feeding of Exchange Server.
    1. Master It What are the various ...

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