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70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration. Chapter Two Installing and Configuring Exchange Server 2003. Objectives. Differentiate between editions of Exchange Server 2003

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70 284 mcse guide to microsoft exchange server 2003 administration

70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

Chapter Two

Installing and Configuring Exchange Server 2003

objectives
Objectives
  • Differentiate between editions of Exchange Server 2003
  • Prepare a Windows Server 2003 and an Active Directory environment for the installation of Exchange Server 2003
  • Install Exchange Server 2003

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objectives continued
Objectives (continued)
  • Identify and access Exchange Server 2003 administration and management tools
  • Configure Exchange Server 2003 modes, global settings, and policies
  • Configure server properties for an Exchange Server 2003 system
  • Configure DNS to support Exchange Server 2003

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installing and configuring exchange server 2003
Installing and Configuring Exchange Server 2003
  • Two main tools are used to manage and configure related settings
    • Exchange System Manager
      • Used to manage everything from an organization-wide setting to message queues
    • Active Directory Users and Computers

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exchange server 2003 editions
Exchange Server 2003 Editions
  • Exchange Server 2003, Standard Edition
  • Exchange Server 2003, Enterprise Edition

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exchange server 2003 standard edition
Exchange Server 2003, Standard Edition
  • Targeted for small to medium-sized businesses
  • Limitations include:
    • Support for a maximum of one storage group
    • Support for a maximum of one mailbox store and one public folder store per storage group
    • A maximum per-database size of 16 GB
    • No clustering support
    • The X.400 connector is not included

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exchange server 2003 enterprise edition
Exchange Server 2003, Enterprise Edition
  • Aimed at enterprise customers
  • Features include:
    • Support for up to four storage groups
    • Support for up to five databases
    • A maximum database size of 8 TB
    • Support for clustering of eight nodes
    • Built-in X.400 connector

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preparing to install exchange server 2003
Preparing to Install Exchange Server 2003
  • Steps completed prior to installing Exchange Server 2003 include:
    • Installing the Windows Server 2003 services required by Exchange
    • Running the ForestPrep tool
    • Running the DomainPrep tool

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installing windows server 2003 services
Installing Windows Server 2003 Services
  • Windows Server 2003 services that must be installed first:
    • .NET Framework
    • ASP.NET
    • Internet Information Services (IIS)
    • World Wide Web Publishing service
    • Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) service
    • Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP) service

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activity 2 1 installing windows server 2003 services required for exchange server 2003
Activity 2-1: Installing Windows Server 2003 Services Requiredfor Exchange Server 2003
  • Time Required: 10–15 minutes
  • Objective: Install services required prior to install of Exchange Server 2003
  • Description: Install specific services required by Exchange Server 2003

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running forestprep
Running ForestPrep
  • ForestPrep tool must be run to prepare the environment for Exchange Server 2003
  • Must be run in the Active Directory domain where the domain controller holding the role of schema master resides

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Running ForestPrep (continued)
  • Main functions carried out by ForestPrep include:
    • Extending the Active Directory schema to include required classes and attributes
    • Creating the Exchange organization container object in Active Directory
    • Designating a user or group account to have Administrator permissions

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activity 2 2 preparing an active directory forest for exchange using forestprep
Activity 2-2: Preparing an Active Directory Forest for Exchange Using ForestPrep
  • Time Required: 20–30 minutes
  • Objective: Run ForestPrep to prepare your Active Directory forest for the installation of Exchange Server 2003
  • Description: Create an Active Directory Forest. The forest first must be prepared by running the ForestPrep tool.

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running domainprep
Running DomainPrep
  • DomainPrep needs to be run in each of the following domains:
    • The Active Directory forest root domain
    • Any domains that will contain Exchange Server 2003 systems
    • Any domain that will contain Exchange Server 2003 mail-enabled objects

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running domainprep continued
Running DomainPrep (continued)
  • Any domains that include domain controllers configured as global catalog servers
  • Any domains that include user or group accounts that will manage the Exchange Server 2003 organization

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Running DomainPrep (continued)
  • The main functions carried out by DomainPrep include:
    • Creating the Exchange Domain Servers global group and Exchange Enterprise Servers local group in Active Directory
    • Making the Exchange Domain Servers global group a member of both the Exchange Enterprise Servers and the Pre-Windows 2000 Compatible Access local groups

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Running DomainPrep (continued)
  • Creating the Exchange System Objects container
  • Configuring permissions for the Exchange Enterprise Servers group

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Running DomainPrep (continued)
  • Modifying the AdminSdHolder template that sets permissions for the Administrators local group
  • Performing preinstallation checks prior to installing Exchange Server 2003

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activity 2 3 preparing an active directory domain for exchange using domainprep
Activity 2-3: Preparing an Active Directory Domain for Exchange Using DomainPrep
  • Time Required: 5–10 minutes
  • Objective: Run DomainPrep to prepare your Active Directory domain for the installation of Exchange Server 2003
  • Description: TheActive Directory domain must be prepared by running the DomainPrep prior to installing Exchange Server 2003

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installing exchange server 2003
Installing Exchange Server 2003
  • Install after:
    • Basic service have been installed
    • ForestPrep has been run
    • DomainPrep has been run

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activity 2 4 installing exchange server 2003 enterprise edition
Activity 2-4: Installing Exchange Server 2003, Enterprise Edition
  • Time Required: 40–50 minutes
  • Objective: Install Exchange Server 2003 on your Windows Server 2003 system
  • Description: All services must be installed and ForestPrep and DomainPrep run prior to installing the Enterprise Edition

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unattended installations of exchange server 2003
Unattended Installations of Exchange Server 2003
  • Unattended installations can be used for the following tasks:
    • Installing Exchange Server 2003 on all but the first Exchange server in the organization
    • Installing the Exchange Server 2003 System Management tools
    • Running DomainPrep in all but the first domain

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unattended installations of exchange server 2003 continued
Unattended Installations of Exchange Server 2003 (continued)
  • The administrator first needs to create an answer file
  • Copy the answer file to the server about to get the installation and issue the install command

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deploying exchange server 2003 in a cluster
Deploying Exchange Server 2003 in a Cluster
  • A clusteris a group of independent servers that work together to ensure high system availability
  • Each server is referred to as a node
  • Maximum number of nodes supported in an Exchange Server 2003 cluster is eight

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deploying exchange server 2003 in a cluster continued
Deploying Exchange Server 2003 in a Cluster (continued)

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exchange server 2003 administration tools
Exchange Server 2003 Administration Tools
  • The two primary tools used to manage an Exchange organization
    • Exchange System Manager
    • Active Directory Users and Computers

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exchange system manager
Exchange System Manager
  • Exchange System Manager is used to manage an Exchange Server environment and related system settings
  • Microsoft Management Console (MMC)can also be added to custom consoles that include other administrative tools

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exchange system manager continued
Exchange System Manager (continued)
  • Common administrative tasks
    • Configuration of global settings, such as message formats, message delivery options, and mobile service settings
    • Configuration of recipient settings, including templates, address lists, update services, and policies

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Exchange System Manager (continued)
  • Configuration and management of administrative groups and routing groups
  • Configuration and management of server settings, including message queues, storage groups, and protocols
  • Configuration of connectors between Exchange and other messaging systems

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Exchange System Manager (continued)
  • Delegation of Exchange administrative roles
  • Configuration of server and recipient policies

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activity 2 5 exploring exchange system manager
Activity 2-5: Exploring Exchange System Manager
  • Time Required: 10 minutes
  • Objective: Access and explore the Exchange System Manager tool
  • Description: Exchange System Manager is used to manage an Exchange organization

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active directory users and computers
Active Directory Users and Computers
  • Active Directory Users and Computers is used to manage user, group, and computer account objects

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active directory users and computers continued
Active Directory Users and Computers (continued)
  • Administrative tasks performed with Active Directory Users and Computers include:
    • Configuring e-mail addresses for users and groups
    • Enabling or disabling user access to Exchange features
    • Configuring user delivery options, delivery restrictions, and storage limits
    • Configuring mailbox rights
    • Creating and managing distribution groups

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activity 2 6 exploring exchange related changes to active directory users and computers
Activity 2-6: Exploring Exchange-related Changes to Active Directory Users and Computers
  • Time Required: 10 minutes
  • Objective: Access and explore changes to Active Directory Users and Computers after Exchange Server 2003 has been installed
  • Description: UseActive Directory Users and Computers tool to open and explore Active Directory Users and Computers

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customized consoles
Customized Consoles
  • Users can create customized MMCs that include the specific snap-ins that you work with on a regular basis

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activity 2 7 creating a custom mmc
Activity 2-7: Creating a Custom MMC
  • Time Required: 10 minutes
  • Objective: Create a custom MMC that includes both the Exchange System Manager and Active Directory Users and Computers tools
  • Description: Create custom MMCs as a way to consolidate administrative tools within a single environment

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picking a server management location
Picking a Server Management Location
  • Preferable to install the required server tools on a management workstation
  • Can be installed on a Windows XP Professional system running Service Pack 1 or higher

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managing exchange server 2003
Managing Exchange Server 2003
  • Management-related tasks include:
    • Switching an Exchange organization from mixed mode to native mode
    • Configuring Exchange global settings
    • Configuring Exchange server property settings
    • Working with system policies

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switching from mixed mode to native mode
Switching from Mixed Mode to Native Mode
  • Exchange organization runs in mixed mode by default
  • Run in native mode if your organization does not need to support interoperability with Exchange Server 5.5 systems

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Switching from Mixed Mode to Native Mode (continued)
  • The benefits of native mode include:
    • Creating query-based distribution groups
    • Bandwidth savings, because bridgehead servers will use 8BITMIME data transfer rather than the 7-bit exchanges used in Exchange Server 5.5 environments
    • The ability for routing groups to contain servers for different administrative groups

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Switching from Mixed Mode to Native Mode (continued)
  • The ability to move Exchange Server 2003 systems between routing groups
  • The ability to move mailboxes between administrative groups
  • SMTP is used as the default routing protocol

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activity 2 8 switching exchange server 2003 to native mode
Activity 2-8: Switching Exchange Server 2003 to Native Mode
  • Time Required: 10 minutes
  • Objective: Switch Exchange Server 2003 from mixed mode to native mode
  • Description: Exchange Server 2003 features are not available until an Exchange organization is promoted from mixed mode to native mode

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configuring global settings
Configuring Global Settings
  • The Global Settings node consists of three main configuration areas:
    • Internet Message Formats
    • Message Delivery
    • Mobile Services

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internet message formats
Internet Message Formats
  • Control how e-mail messages are formatted when sent to or received from Internet clients
  • SMTP converts the message from Microsoft Rich Text Format (RTF) to Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) format

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internet message formats continued
Internet Message Formats (continued)

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message delivery
Message Delivery
  • The Global Settings Message Delivery node allows you to configure message delivery options for your Exchange organization

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activity 2 9 configuring exchange global settings
Activity 2-9: Configuring Exchange Global Settings
  • Time Required: 15 minutes
  • Objective: Configure global settings on an Exchange Server 2003 system
  • Description: Configurable Global Settings in Exchange System Manager include Internet Message Formats and Message Delivery settings

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configuring server property settings
Configuring Server Property Settings
  • Used to control the functions of a particular Exchange Server 2003 system

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activity 2 10 exploring and configuring server settings
Activity 2-10: Exploring and Configuring Server Settings
  • Time Required: 15 minutes
  • Objective: Explore and configure Exchange Server 2003 server property settings
  • Description: A large number of configurable settings are available in the Properties pages of an Exchange server

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working with system policies
Working with System Policies
  • System Policies are a collection of settings that can be applied to these objects once, rather than individually
  • Policies are applied to an object (such as a server)
  • One system policy can be applied to an object at any given point in time

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working with system policies continued
Working with System Policies (continued)
  • Exchange Server 2003 supports three kinds of system policies:
    • Mailbox store policies
    • Public folder store policies
    • Server policies

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activity 2 11 creating and applying server policies
Activity 2-11: Creating and Applying Server Policies
  • Time Required: 15 minutes
  • Objective: Create and apply a server policy to an Exchange Server 2003 system
  • Description: Server system policies help administrators to apply and enforce configuration settings on multiple servers simultaneously, without the need to configure each server individually

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configuring dns to support exchange server 2003 internet e mail
Configuring DNS To Support Exchange Server 2003 Internet E-Mail
  • Domain Name Service (DNS) provides name resolution services on a Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) network
  • Mail servers are listed in DNS using a special type of resource record known as a Mail Exchanger (MX)

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Configuring DNS to Support Exchange Server 2003 Internet E-Mail (continued)

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activity 2 12 configuring dns to support exchange server 2003 internet e mail
Activity 2-12: Configuring DNS to Support Exchange Server 2003 Internet E-mail
  • Time Required: 5 minutes
  • Objective: Configure DNS with an MX record to support Exchange Server 2003 as an Internet-based SMTP server
  • Description: DNS MX records are used to designate mail servers within the DNS infrastructure on the Internet

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summary
Summary
  • Two editions of Exchange Server 2003 exist
    • Exchange Server 2003, Standard Edition
    • Exchange Server 2003, Enterprise Edition
  • The first server in an Active Directory environment must run ForestPrep and DomainPrep

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summary continued
Summary (continued)
  • Tools used to manage an Exchange Server 2003 organization are Exchange System Manager and Active Directory Users and Computers
  • Installed Exchange organizations run in mixed mode to support environments that include Exchange 5.5 servers

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Summary (continued)
  • Exchange Server 2003 supports the use of system policies to enforce consistent settings
  • DNS MX records are used by sending mail servers to find a recipient’s mail server

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