Exchange Server 2003: Designing Data Management and Fault Tolerance

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


To discuss how to design data management, fault tolerance, backup, and recovery in Exchange Server 2003

Target Audience

Systems administrators, systems engineers, systems analysts, IT consultants, and IT professionals with responsibility for planning and implementing Exchange Server 2003; learners preparing for MCSE certification exams


A working knowledge of Windows Server 2003 and Active Directory design; a working knowledge of Exchange Server 5.5, Exchange Server 2000 and Exchange Server 2003; a working knowledge of networking, including TCP/IP, DNS, and IIS; some understanding of Internet protocols such as POP3, IMAP4, SMTP, and HTTP may be beneficial

Expected Duration

120 min.

Course Objectives

Exchange Server 2003: Designing Data Management and Fault Tolerance

  • determine the most appropriate placement of public folders and system folders in a given scenario.
  • determine how to store Exchange data in a given scenario.
  • determine the most appropriate Exchange Server 2003 data management strategy in a given scenario.
  • identify the best practices associated with designing fault tolerance for Exchange servers.
  • determine the most appropriate backup and recovery policy to use in a given scenario.
  • make appropriate recommendations for fault tolerance and backup and recovery in a given scenario.