Core Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013

This course is included in the Microsoft Virtual Training Package training package.

  • 12 Month unlimited access
  • 2 Live Instructors in every class
  • Mentors available 24/7
  • Personal Success Advisers to help keep you on track
  • Certification practice exams
  • Comprehensive student resources


The Core Solutions for Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 course is the first step into toward Exchange 2013 MCSE. The goal of this course is to provide students with the key skills, needed to successfully plan, configure, install and manage Exchange Server 2013. Students who have attended the Core Solutions for Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 course will gain competency with Exchange server. Crucial elements of this course include the coverage of Message Transport, Mailbox Role Management, Client Access Configuration and designing and managing an Exchange Server Infrastructure which are all needed for success at all levels of Exchange deployment and management.


32 Hours


There are no prerequisites for this course. However, this is not a beginner course. Students attending this course should have a solid understanding of Active Directory, basic messaging systems infrastructure requirements, network firewalls, delivery of web based services infrastructures and supported protocols. Students new to computer and Active Directory architecture should consider taking the MCSA track classes (410, 411 and 412) prior to attending this course in order to get the most out of their classroom experience.


First of two tests (plus the MCSA exams) for the Microsoft Exchange Messaging MCSE


Microsoft 70-341

Included labs

S1 Prepare Server
Prepare AD
Install Exchange
Exchange Enable HAB
Create Mailboxes
Configure Mailboxes
Configure Resource Mailbox
Shared Mailbox


Core Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013

Session 1: Exchange Server 2013 Solution Planning and Implementation

  • Lesson 1: Exchange Server 2013 architecture and deployment options
  • Lesson 2: Plan the Mailbox role
  • Lesson 3: Configure and manage the Mailbox role
  • Lesson 4: Deploy and manage high availability solutions for the mailbox role

Session 2: Developing the Mailbox Role

  • Lesson 1: Create and configure mail-enabled objects
  • Lesson 2: Manage mail-enabled object permissions
  • Lesson 3: Develop backup/recovery solutions for the mailbox role and public folders

Session 3: Planning and Deploying Client Access Servers

  • Lesson 1: Plan, deploy and manage a Client Access Server (CAS)
  • Lesson 2: Plan and configure namespaces and client services
  • Lesson 3: Deploy and manage mobility solutions
  • Lesson 4: Implement load balancing

Session 4: Planning and Configuring Message Transport

  • Lesson 1: Plan a high availability solution for common scenarios
  • Lesson 2: Configure and manage transport

Session 5: Manage Exchange 2013 – Infrastructure Management

  • Lesson 1: Plan for impact of Exchange on Active Directory services
  • Lesson 2: Administer Exchange workload management
  • Lesson 3: Design an appropriate Exchange solution for a given SLA
  • Lesson 4: Configure and manage hygiene

Session 6: Manage Exchange 2013 – Monitoring and Troubleshooting

  • Lesson 1: Plan and manage Role Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Lesson 2: Monitor and troubleshoot the mailbox role
  • Lesson 3: Troubleshoot client connectivity
  • Lesson 4: Troubleshoot and monitor transport