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MS-200 - Configuring a Messaging Platform: Messaging Infrastructure Lifecycle

MS-200 - Configuring a Messaging Platform: Messaging Infrastructure Lifecycle

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Learners can prepare for the MS-200 Planning and Configuring a Messaging Platform certification exam by exploring how to manage the messaging infrastructure lifecycle in this 23-video course. You will learn how to plan an Exchange Server installation, prepare Active Directory for Exchange, and install and update Exchange services. Then examine the process for planning for an Exchange server installation, including Exchange architecture, requirements, and prerequisites. You will learn to use the Exchange Deployment Assistant, and install and configure an Office online server. Learners next examine Active Directory communication, changes made to the schema by Exchange installations, and changes made to the Active Directory forest and domains. This course demonstrates how to prepare Active Directory for Exchange Server, to install the Exchange mailbox, and describes Exchange Edge server roles. Learn how to perform an unattended installation, delegate an installation of Exchange, and upgrade Exchange to the latest cumulative update. Finally, you will learn about Exchange integration options and post installation tasks, how to verify the Exchange installation, and how to install management tools.

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MS-200 - Configuring a Messaging Platform: Messaging Infrastructure Lifecycle

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • plan for Exchange Server
  • list Exchange Server requirements
  • list Exchange Server prerequisites
  • use the Exchange Deployment Assistant
  • provide an overview of and install Office Online Server
  • configure Office Online Server at the mailbox and organizational levels
  • provide an overview of communication between Active Directory and Exchange Server
  • describe how Exchange servers accesses Active Directory
  • recognize schema changes made by Exchange installations
  • recognize AD forest and domain changes that are necessary to store information about Exchange servers, mailboxes, and other objects
  • extend the Active Directory schema, prepare Active Directory, and prepare Active Directory domains
  • install the Exchange Mailbox server role
  • install the Exchange Edge Transport server role
  • use Setup.exe to install Exchange in unattended mode
  • delegate an installation of Exchange
  • update Exchange to the latest cumulative update
  • recognize scenarios to deploy Exchange on hardware virtualization software
  • plan Exchange integrations with SharePoint and Skype for Business
  • list common post installation tasks such as licensing a server and verifying the installation
  • run the Get-ExchangeServer cmdlet to verify the installation
  • install management tools
  • summarize the key concepts covered in this course
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