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Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 with SP1

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Exchange 2007 represents the biggest advance in the history of Microsoft Exchange Server technology. Given Exchange's leap to x64 architecture and its wide array of new features, it isn't surprising that the SP1 release of 2007 would be particularly robust in terms of hotfixes, security enhancements and additional functionality.

Tony Redmond's upgraded edition of his popular Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 bible features extensive coverage of the significant changes and additions offered with SP1. Every chapter has been updated, with particular focus on the most pivotal aspects of SP1, including:

*install enabling on Windows Server 2008
*IVp6 support
*Unified Messaging inclusion
*EMC enhancements
*Client Access Improvements for Outlook Web Access and Activesync
*New user interfaces for POP3 and IMAP4
*System resource monitoring and message routing improvements
*New features for the mailbox server role
*.pst file data managment improvements
*new high-availability features
*optimization for mobile access
*and much more!

*Complete coverage of all the updates in SP1 ensure admins skip the initial 2007 release's bugs and upgrade with ease

*Written by HP Services CTO Tony Redmond, the world's most trusted author of Exchange books for over a decade

*250+ pages of updates throughout, including totally new sections on Windows 2008 compatibility, Microsoft Yona, Windows Mobile 6 and 6.1 devices, Apple iPhone, and more!

Table of Contents

  1. Cover image
  2. Title page
  3. Table of Contents
  4. Copyright
  5. Note from the Author
  6. Preface
  7. Foreword
  8. Chapter 1: Introduction
    1. 1.1 A Decade and Counting of Exchange Deployments
    2. 1.2 Microsoft’s Themes for Exchange 2007
    3. 1.3 Preparing for Exchange 2007
    4. 1.4 Installing Exchange 2007
    5. 1.5 Server Roles
    6. 1.6 Licensing
    7. 1.7 Support
    8. 1.8 Challenges for Exchange 2007
    9. 1.9 Into the Future
  9. Chapter 2: Exchange, Windows, and the Active Directory
    1. 2.1 Active Directory and Exchange
    2. 2.2 Active Directory Replication
    3. 2.3 Exchange’s Active Directory Topology Service
    4. 2.4 Exchange and the Active Directory Schema
    5. 2.5 The Very Important LegacyExchangeDN Attribute
    6. 2.6 Brain Surgery for the Active Directory: ADSIEDIT
    7. 2.7 The Active Directory and Exchange
  10. Chapter 3: The Basics of Managing Exchange 2007
    1. 3.1 Exchange Management Console
    2. 3.2 Why Some Options Have Disappeared from EMC
    3. 3.3 Changes in the Exchange Delegation Model
    4. 3.4 Customized Recipient Management
    5. 3.5 Moving Users
    6. 3.6 Using Distribution Groups
    7. 3.7 Using Groups for Permissions
    8. 3.8 Dynamic Distribution Groups
    9. 3.9 Mailbox Quotas
    10. 3.10 Email Address Policies
    11. 3.11 Address Lists
    12. 3.12 User Naming Conventions
    13. 3.13 Server Naming Conventions
    14. 3.14 Moving from the Basics
  11. Chapter 4: The Exchange Management Shell
    1. 4.1 EMS: Exchange’s Management Shell
    2. 4.2 Learning from EMC
    3. 4.3 Using EMS to Work with Mailboxes
    4. 4.4 Working with Distribution Groups
    5. 4.5 Delegation Through the Shell
    6. 4.6 Creating Efficient Filters
    7. 4.7 Bulk Updates
    8. 4.8 Reporting Mailbox Data
    9. 4.9 Using the Shell for Other Management Tasks
    10. 4.10 Command Validation
    11. 4.11 Working with Remote Servers
    12. 4.12 Working with Non-Exchange 2007 Servers
    13. 4.13 Testing Exchange 2007
    14. 4.14 PowerShell for Exchange Administrators
  12. Chapter 5: The Store
    1. 5.1 Introducing the Store
    2. 5.2 Differences in the Exchange 2007 Store
    3. 5.3 No More Streaming Database
    4. 5.4 Tables and Items
    5. 5.5 Storage Groups
    6. 5.6 Transaction Logs
    7. 5.7 Database Portability
    8. 5.8 MAPI Connections and Logons
    9. 5.9 The Deleted Items Cache
    10. 5.10 Background Maintenance
    11. 5.11 Fixing Failed Databases
    12. 5.12 SP1 Store Updates
    13. 5.13 Exchange 2007 Content Indexing
    14. 5.14 Public Folders
    15. 5.15 Removing Database Size Limits
    16. 5.16 Backups
    17. 5.17 Moving from the Store
  13. Chapter 6: Exchange Transport and Routing
    1. 6.1 The Evolution of Routing
    2. 6.2 Change Through Experience
    3. 6.3 Exchange 2007 Transport Architecture
    4. 6.4 Routing ABC
    5. 6.5 Transport Configuration
    6. 6.6 Queues
    7. 6.7 Back Pressure
    8. 6.8 Delivery Status Notifications
    9. 6.9 Transport Agents
    10. 6.10 Transport Summary
    11. 6.11 Edge Servers
    12. 6.12 Fighting Spam and Email Viruses
    13. 6.13 Client-Side Spam Suppression
    14. 6.14 Routing Onwards
  14. Chapter 7: Clients
    1. 7.1 Outlook
    2. 7.2 Offline and Personal Stores
    3. 7.3 Offline Folder Files
    4. 7.4 Out of Office Changes
    5. 7.5 The Offline Address Book (OAB)
    6. 7.6 Outlook Anywhere
    7. 7.7 Outlook Web Access
    8. 7.8 Internet Client Access Protocols
    9. 7.9 Mobile Clients
    10. 7.10 Mobile Device Management
    11. 7.11 Comparing Windows Mobile and BlackBerry
    12. 7.12 Unified Communications
    13. 7.13 Unified Messaging
    14. 7.14 Clients and Users
  15. Chapter 8: Managing Users
    1. 8.1 Room and Equipment Mailboxes
    2. 8.2 Helping Users to Use Email Better
    3. 8.3 Customizing Display Templates
    4. 8.4 Exchange 2007 and Compliance
    5. 8.5 Messaging Record Management
    6. 8.6 Message Classifications
    7. 8.7 Copying User Mailboxes
    8. 8.8 Free and Busy
  16. Chapter 9: Hardware and Performance
    1. 9.1 Moving Toward 64-bit Exchange
    2. 9.2 Buying Servers for Exchange 2007
    3. 9.3 The Storage Question
    4. 9.4 Clusters and Exchange
    5. 9.5 Continuous Replication and Exchange 2007
    6. 9.6 Deploying Local Continuous Replication (LCR)
    7. 9.7 Deploying Cluster Continuous Replication (CCR)
    8. 9.8 Standby Continuous Replication
    9. 9.9 Continuous Log Replication: Good or Bad?
    10. 9.10 Virtual Exchange
  17. Chapter 10: More Useful Things to Know About Exchange
    1. 10.1 Automated Analysis
    2. 10.2 The Exchange Toolbox
    3. 10.3 Messaging Tracking Logs
    4. 10.4 Management Frameworks
    5. 10.5 Utilities
    6. 10.6 Bits and Pieces
  18. Important Exchange PowerShell Commands
  19. Index