Connectors, Transport Rules, and Message Compliance in Exchange Server 2007

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


The SMTP protocol is the primary protocol used to relay e-mail messages between servers on the Internet. Since most e-mail systems are connected to the Internet, it is important to understand how SMTP is configured in Exchange Server 2007. This course discusses the implementation of Send and Receive SMTP connectors on Hub Transport servers and Edge Transport servers. Also explored in this course is the implementation of message classifications, transport rules, and message journaling.

Target Audience

Systems administrators, systems engineers, systems analysts, IT consultants, and support professionals with responsibility for planning, implementing, and maintaining Microsoft Exchange Server 2007; learners preparing for the MCTS and MCITP certification exams.


A working knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server 2003 and a working knowledge of networking, including TCP/IP, DNS, and IIS; an understanding of Internet protocols, such as POP3, IMAP4, SMTP, and HTTP may be beneficial

Expected Duration

90 min.

Course Objectives

Exchange Server 2007 Connectors

  • distinguish between Exchange Server 2007 connectors
  • Hub Transport Connectors in Exchange Server 2007

  • create Send Connectors on the Hub Transport server
  • Edge Transport Connectors in Exchange Server 2007

  • create Receive connectors on the Edge Transport server
  • recognize how to create Send connectors on the Edge Transport server
  • Configuring Exchange Server 2007 Connectors

    Message Classification in Exchange Server 2007

  • use message classifications in Exchange Server 2007
  • Transport Rules and Journaling in Exchange Server 2007

  • create transport rules in Exchange Server 2007
  • recognize how to use journaling in Exchange Server 2007
  • Using Classifications and Rules in Exchange Server 2007