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Exchange 2010 Deep Technical
Overview (Part 1 of 2):
Planning, Deployment and Management

 

This online series is a must for any Exchange Administrator looking to learn about the new features offered in Exchange Server 2010. We cover a variety of topics from setup and deployment, how to upgrade from or coexist with Exchange 2003/ 2007 as well as how to use the management tools and role-based access control.

Learning Resources

Published on: November 2010

Step 1

Introduction to Exchange 2010

After completing this module, you will have seen an introduction to:

  • Strategic Business Challenges
  • Flexibility, Reliability, and Continuous Availability
  • Simplifying Administration and Deployment Flexibility
  • Anywhere Access
  • Collaborating Effectively and Optimizing for Software and Services
  • Protection, Compliance and Advanced Security
  • Email Archiving
  • Protecting Communications
Step 2

Setup, Deployment, and Server Role Configuration

After completing this module, you will have learned about:

  • Deployment scenarios and changes
  • Deployment prerequisites
  • Role setup and configuration
  • Virtualization deployment guidelines
Step 3

Upgrading From and Coexisting With Exchange Server 2003/2007

After completing this module, you will have learned about:

  • The changes between Microsoft® Exchange Server 2003/2007 and Exchange 2010
  • The prerequisites for upgrading and the architectural best practices for Exchange 2010
  • Details of the four main upgrade scenarios
Step 4

Planning, Sizing, and Performance

After completing this module, you will have learned about:

  • High-level product direction for scale
  • Guidelines and ratios
  • Role specific details
  • Virtualization considerations
  • Toolkit for planning and sizing
Step 5

Management Tools and Role-Based Access Control

After completing this module, you will have learned about:

  • Microsoft® Exchange 2010 management history and challenges
  • Management graphical user interfaces (GUI)
  • Exchange Management Console (EMC)
  • Exchange Control Panel (ECP)
  • Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Remote PowerShell
  • Auditing