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  1. 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration Chapter Two Installing and Configuring Exchange Server 2003

  2. 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 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

  3. 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 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

  4. 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 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

  5. Exchange Server 2003 Editions • Exchange Server 2003, Standard Edition • Exchange Server 2003, Enterprise Edition 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

  6. 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 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

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  9. 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 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

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  11. 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 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

  12. 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 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

  13. 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 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

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  16. 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 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

  17. 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 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

  18. 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. 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

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  20. 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 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

  21. 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 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

  22. 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 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

  23. Running DomainPrep (continued) • Creating the Exchange System Objects container • Configuring permissions for the Exchange Enterprise Servers group 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

  24. Running DomainPrep (continued) • Modifying the AdminSdHolder template that sets permissions for the Administrators local group • Performing preinstallation checks prior to installing Exchange Server 2003 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

  25. 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 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

  26. Installing Exchange Server 2003 • Install after: • Basic service have been installed • ForestPrep has been run • DomainPrep has been run 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

  27. 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 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

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  29. 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 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

  30. 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 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

  31. 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 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

  32. Deploying Exchange Server 2003 in a Cluster (continued) 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

  33. Exchange Server 2003 Administration Tools • The two primary tools used to manage an Exchange organization • Exchange System Manager • Active Directory Users and Computers 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

  34. 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 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

  35. 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 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

  36. 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 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

  37. Exchange System Manager (continued) • Delegation of Exchange administrative roles • Configuration of server and recipient policies 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

  38. 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 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

  39. Active Directory Users and Computers • Active Directory Users and Computers is used to manage user, group, and computer account objects 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

  40. 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 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

  41. 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 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

  42. Customized Consoles • Users can create customized MMCs that include the specific snap-ins that you work with on a regular basis 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

  43. 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 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

  44. 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 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

  45. 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 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

  46. 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 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

  47. 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 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

  48. 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 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

  49. 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 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration

  50. Configuring Global Settings • The Global Settings node consists of three main configuration areas: • Internet Message Formats • Message Delivery • Mobile Services 70-284 MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration