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Exchange Server 2010 Administration: Real World Skills for MCITP Certification and Beyond (Exams 70-662 and 70-663)

Exchange Server 2010 Administration: Real World Skills for MCITP Certification and Beyond (Exams 70-662 and 70-663)

Joel Stidley, Erik Gustafson

ISBN: 978-0-470-94735-7

Oct 2010

744 pages



A soup-to-nuts guide for messaging administrators

Exchange Server is the world’s leading e-mail server software. Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 have made changes that messaging administrators need to know and understand in their daily work with Exchange Server. This Sybex guide focuses on the skills, concepts, technologies, and potential pitfalls that admins in the trenches need to understand. It also provides the information they need to earn MCITP certification.

  • Updates in Exchange Server, the world’s leading e-mail server software, require messaging administrators to update their knowledge in order to provide the best possible e-mail solutions
  • Highly focused and comprehensive, this guide teaches you to design a highly available e-mail messaging server, install and configure Exchange Server 2010, work with recipients, groups and mailboxes, configure public folders, secure Exchange, and more
  • CD includesvideo walkthroughs of more difficult tasks, practice exams, and electronic flashcards.

Exchange Server 2010 Administration offers real-world knowledge that messaging admins need every day and helps prepare candidates for the MCITP certification exam.

CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase.

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Introduction xxix

Part I Introduction to Exchange Server 2010 1

Chapter 1 Introduction to Exchange Server 2010 3

Part II Messaging Administrator’s Guide to Exchange Server 2010 27

Chapter 2 Installing and Configuring Exchange Server 2010 29

Chapter 3 Configuring Connectors, Routing and Transport, and Connectivity 73

Chapter 4 Managing Exchange Server 2010 Mail-Enabled Objects 153

Chapter 5 Configuring and Managing Public Folders 233

Chapter 6 Configuring Security, Compliance, and Policies 279

Chapter 7 Configuring High-Availability Solutions for Exchange Server 359

Chapter 8 Disaster Recovery Operations for Exchange Server 415

Chapter 9 Monitoring and Reporting with Exchange Server 2010 443

Part III Messaging Professional’s Guide to Exchange Server 2010 479

Chapter 10 Planning the Exchange Server 2010 Migration and Infrastructure 481

Chapter 11 Designing and Deploying Mailbox Services 507

Chapter 12 Designing Routing and Client Connectivity 531

Chapter 13 Designing Security and Compliance 577

Chapter 14 Designing High Availability and Recovery 605

Appendix A Microsoft’s Certification Program 631

Appendix B About the Companion CD 645

Glossary 649

Index 673

Updates to the exercises in Chapters 2, 3, and 7
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Updates to the Exercises in Chapters 2, 3 and 7
Updates to the exercises in Chapters 2, 3, and 7 can be found in the Downloads tab on this page.

IntroductionxxxiiText correction: Error in table
In the first line of the table, the Windows Version required by EX01 is misidentified. The first entry under "Windows Version" should be:
"Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise"

259Text correction: Extraneous information
The first two short paragraphas after Exercise 2.9 are misplaced and should be deleted. In addition, change the third paragraph, beginning "You will notice..." to read:

"You will notice that the word role is used a lot in discussions of Exchange Server 2010. In the following sections, we'll provide an introduction to each of the Exchange server roles."

397Text correction: Misidentified drive
In the first paragraph under "Creating the Edge Subscription File," the last sentence contains an error. It should read:
"If you wanted to save the file to the root of the C drive, your entry might look like this:"

3105Text correction: Error in Exercise 3.4
Step 2 should read:

"Expand the Microsoft Exchange container, expand the Microsoft Exchange On-Premises container, expand the Server Configuration container, and then click the Hub Transport node."

3110-111Text & Figure correction: Errors in Figure 3.21 and associated discussion
The last sentence on page 110 should read: ?In step 3 in Figure 3.21, Outlook connects to the database that contains the user?s mailbox using a local Client Access Server.?

Also, in Figure 3.21 on page 111, the label identifying the step 3 server should read ?User Mailbox? instead of ?Exchange 2010 Mailbox Server Role?.

3111Text correction: Incorrect domain name given for example
In the last paragraph before the note at the bottom of the page, the second sentence does not match the example URLs given. The sentence should read:
"In our example, the domain name is"

3112-113Text & Figure correction: Errors in discussion of Autodiscover
The first paragraph after the Note on page 113 should read:
?The Client Access server that hosts Autodiscover will be queried in step 3 and return the information needed to configure Outlook. In step 4 Outlook uses the configuration information to connect to the correct client access server and ultimately the Mailbox Server hosting the users mailbox.?

Also, in Figure 3.22 on page 112, the label identifying the step 4 server should read ?User Mailbox? instead of ?Exchange 2010 Mailbox Server Role?.

4182Text correction: Error in code under Modifying Resource Mailbox Properties
In the last line of code in the listing on pages 181 and 182, a space has been omitted between ResourcePropertySchema and $ResourceConfiguration.ResourcePropertySchema.

The full line of code should appear as follows:
?Set-ResourceConfig ?ResourcePropertySchema $ResourceConfiguration.ResourcePropertySchema? with a space between the first instance of "Schema" and the "$"