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

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  • Copyright 2015
  • Dimensions: 7-3/8" x 9"
  • Pages: 368
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7356-9739-6
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7356-9739-3

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

Sample Content

Table of Contents

Introduction     xiii
Microsoft certifications     xiii
Acknowledgments     xiv
Free ebooks from Microsoft Press     xiv
Errata, updates, & book support     xiv
We want to hear from you     xv
Stay in touch     xv
Preparing for the exam     xvii
Chapter 1     Install, configure, and manage the mailbox role     1
Objective 1.1: Plan the mailbox role     2
Planning for storage requirements     3
Planning mailbox role capacity and placement     5
Planning for virtualization     8
Designing public folder placement strategy     13
Validating storage by running Jetstress     15
Objective summary     17
Objective review     18
Objective 1.2: Configure and manage the mailbox role     19
Deploying mailbox server roles     19
Creating and configuring Offline Address Book     22
Designing and creating hierarchical address lists     28
Creating and configuring public folders     32
Objective summary     37
Objective review     37
Objective 1.3: Deploy and manage high availability solutions for the mail- box role      38
Creating and configuring a Database Availability Group      38
Identifying failure domains      41
Managing DAG networks      43
Managing mailbox database copies      44
Objective summary      50
Objective review      51
Objective 1.4: Monitor and troubleshoot the mailbox role      51
Troubleshooting database replication and replay      52
Troubleshooting database copy activation      53
Troubleshooting mailbox role performance      55
Monitoring database replication      57
Objective summary      59
Objective review      59
Objective 1.5: Develop backup and recovery solutions for the mailbox role and public folders      60
Managing lagged copies      60
Determining the most appropriate backup solution/strategy      62
Performing a dial tone restore      64
Performing item-level recovery      66
Recovering the public folder hierarchy      68
Recovering a mailbox server role      69
Objective summary      70
Objective review      71
Objective 1.6: Create and configure mail-enabled objects      72
Configuring resource mailboxes and scheduling      72
Configuring team mailboxes      76
Configuring distribution lists      77
Configuring moderation      78
Configuring a linked mailbox      79
Objective summary      80
Objective review      81
Objective 1.7: Manage mail-enabled object permissions     82
Configuring mailbox permissions     82
Setting up room mailbox delegates     83
Setting up auto-mapping     85
Objective summary     86
Objective review     86
Answers     88
Objective 1.1: Thought experiment     88
Objective 1.1: Review     88
Objective 1.2: Thought experiment     89
Objective 1.2: Review     90
Objective 1.3: Thought experiment     91
Objective 1.3: Review     91
Objective 1.4: Thought experiment     92
Objective 1.4: Review     92
Objective 1.5: Thought experiment     93
Objective 1.5: Review     94
Objective 1.6: Thought experiment     95
Objective 1.6: Review     95
Objective 1.7: Thought experiment     96
Objective 1.7: Review     96
Chapter 2     Plan, install, configure, and manage client access      99
Objective 2.1: Plan, deploy, and manage a Client Access Server (CAS)     101
Designing to account for differences between legacy CAS and Exchange 2013 CAS      101
Configuring Office Web Apps server      105
Objective summary      109
Objective review      109
Objective 2.2: Plan and configure namespaces and client services      110
Designing namespaces for client connectivity      111
Configuring URLs      115
Planning for certificates      118
Configuring authentication methods      122
Objective summary      124
Objective review      125
Objective 2.3: Deploy and manage mobility solutions      125
Deploying Mobile OWA      126
Configuring OWA policies      127
Configuring Exchange ActiveSync Policies      133
Mobile device mailbox policies      134
Configuring allow/block/quarantine policies      136
Deploying and manage Office Apps      146
Objective summary      151
Objective review      152
Objective 2.4: Implement load balancing      153
Configuring namespace load balancing      153
Configuring Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) load balancing      158
Configuring Windows Network Load Balancing (WNLB)      158
Objective summary      162
Objective review      162
Objective 2.5: Troubleshoot client connectivity      163
Troubleshooting Outlook Anywhere connectivity      163
Troubleshooting POP/IMAP      167
Troubleshooting web services      169
Troubleshooting mobile devices      170
Objective summary      171
Objective review      172
Answers      173
Objective 2.1: Thought experiment      173
Objective 2.1: Review      173
Objective 2.2: Thought experiment      174
Objective 2.2: Review      175
Objective 2.3: Thought experiment      176
Objective 2.3: Review      176
Objective 2.4: Thought experiment      177
Objective 2.4: Review      177
Objective 2.5: Thought experiment      178
Objective 2.5: Review      179
Chapter 3     Plan, install, configure, and manage transport     181
Objective 3.1: Plan a high availability solution for common scenarios     183
Understanding transport high availability and message routing 184
Planning for  shadow redundancy      186
Planning for Safety Net     189
Planning for redundant MX records     191
Objective summary     192
Objective review     192
Objective 3.2: Design a transport solution     193
Design inter-site mail flow     193
Design inter-org mail flow     195
Plan for Domain Secure and TLS     204
Design message hygiene solutions     205
Design Edge Transport     207
Design shared namespace scenarios     211
Objective summary     213
Objective review     214
Objective 3.3: Configure and manage transport     215
Configuring Edge servers     216
Configuring Send and Receive connectors     218
Configuring transport rules     227
Configuring accepted domains     229
Configuring email policies     231
Configuring address rewriting     235
Objective summary     236
Objective review     237
Objective 3.4: Troubleshoot and monitor transport     239
Predicting mail flow     239
Interpreting message tracking and protocol logs     240
Troubleshooting SMTP message flow     246
Troubleshooting Domain Secure and TLS     250
Troubleshooting shared namespaces     250
Objective summary     251
Objective review     252
Objective 3.5: Configure and manage hygiene      253
Managing connection filtering      254
Managing content filtering      255
Managing recipient filtering      258
Managing Sender ID      259
Managing anti-malware      259
Managing attachment filtering      261
Objective summary      262
Objective review      263
Answers      264
Objective 3.1: Thought experiment      264
Objective 3.1: Review      264
Objective 3.2: Thought experiment      265
Objective 3.2: Review      265
Objective 3.3: Thought experiment      266
Objective 3.3: Review      267
Objective 3.4: Thought experiment      268
Objective 3.4: Review      268
Objective 3.5: Thought experiment      269
Objective 3.5: Review      269
Chapter 4     Design and manage an Exchange infrastructure      271
Objective 4.1: Plan for impact of Exchange on Active Directory services      271
Planning Active Directory deployment      272
Determining DNS changes required for Exchange      274
Preparing Active Directory for Exchange      279
Objective summary      283
Objective review      284
Objective 4.2: Administer Exchange workload management      285
Workload management explained      285
Monitoring system and user workload events      286
Managing workload throttling settings      288
Objective summary      292
Objective review      292
Objective 4.3: Plan and manage role based access control     293
Determine appropriate RBAC roles and cmdlets     294
Limit administration using existing role groups     295
Evaluate differences between RBAC and Active Directory split permissions     299
Configure a custom-scoped role group     303
Objective summary     307
Objective review     308
Objective 4.4: Design an appropriate Exchange solution for a given SLA     308
Plan for change management and updates     309
Design a solution that meets SLA requirements around scheduled downtime     311
Design a solution that meets SLA requirements around Recovery Point Objective/Recovery Time Objective     313
Design a solution that meets SLA requirements around message delivery     314
Objective summary     315
Objective review     315
Answers     317
Objective 4.1: Thought experiment     317
Objective 4.1: Review     317
Objective 4.2: Thought experiment     318
Objective 4.2: Review     318
Objective 4.3: Thought experiment     319
Objective 4.3: Review     320
Objective 4.4: Thought experiment     321
Objective 4.4: Review     321


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