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Mastering Microsoft Exchange Server 2013

David Elfassy

ISBN: 978-1-118-84246-1 October 2013 984 Pages


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.

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Introduction xxv

Part 1: Exchange Fundamentals 1

Chapter 1: Putting Exchange Server 2013 in Context 3

Chapter 2: Introducing the Changes in Exchange Server 2013 27

Chapter 3: Understanding Availability, Recovery, and Compliance 55

Chapter 4: Virtualizing Exchange Server 2013 83

Chapter 5: Introduction to PowerShell and the Exchange Management Shell 103

Chapter 6: Understanding the Exchange Autodiscover Process 149

Part 2: Getting Exchange Server Running 175

Chapter 7: Exchange Server 2013 Quick Start Guide 177

Chapter 8: Understanding Server Roles and Configurations 201

Chapter 9: Exchange Server 2013 Requirements 217

Chapter 10: Installing Exchange Server 2013 241

Chapter 11: Upgrades and Migrations to Exchange Server 2013 or Office 365 259

Part 3: Recipient Administration 283

Chapter 12: Management Permissions and Role-based Access Control 285

Chapter 13: Basics of Recipient Management 325

Chapter 14: Managing Mailboxes and Mailbox Content 339

Chapter 15: Managing Mail-enabled Groups, Mail-enabled Users, and Mail-enabled Contacts 389

Chapter 16: Managing Resource Mailboxes 413

Chapter 17: Managing Modern Public Folders 429

Chapter 18: Managing Archiving and Compliance 455

Part 4: Server Administration 483

Chapter 19: Creating and Managing Mailbox Databases 485

Chapter 20: Creating and Managing Database Availability Groups 507

Chapter 21: Understanding the Client Access Server 547

Chapter 22: Managing Connectivity with Transport Services 599

Chapter 23: Managing Transport, Data Loss Prevention, and Journaling Rules 639

Part 5: Troubleshooting and Operating 669

Chapter 24: Troubleshooting Exchange Server 2013 671

Chapter 25: Backing Up and Restoring Exchange Server 695

Appendix: The Bottom Line 723

Index 757