Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Inside Out: Mailbox and High Availability

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With a focus on mailbox and high availability features, this book delivers the ultimate, in-depth reference to IT professionals planning and managing an Exchange Server 2013 deployment. Guided by Tony Redmond, a Microsoft MVP and award-winning author, you will:

  • Understand major changes to Exchange Server architecture
  • Get inside insights for planning your upgrade or ...
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With a focus on mailbox and high availability features, this book delivers the ultimate, in-depth reference to IT professionals planning and managing an Exchange Server 2013 deployment. Guided by Tony Redmond, a Microsoft MVP and award-winning author, you will:

  • Understand major changes to Exchange Server architecture
  • Get inside insights for planning your upgrade or deployment
  • Examine the new web-based Exchange admin center (EAC)
  • Take a deep dive into configuring mailboxes, distribution groups, and contacts; planning and managing the Managed Store; database availability groups; mailbox replication service; compliance, data leakage, and data loss prevention; site mailboxes; modern public folders

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735678583
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • Publication date: 10/3/2013
  • Series: Microsoft Inside Out Series
  • Pages: 864
  • Sales rank: 580,998
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Tony Redmond is a Microsoft MVP and a leading voice in the Exchange Server community. He has 25+ years of experience managing Exchange-based systems and guiding customers through complex deployments. Tony is a popular speaker and has written numerous books, including the award winning Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Inside Out.

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Table of Contents

Foreword for Exchange 2013 Inside Out books;
Errata & book support;
We want to hear from you;
Stay in touch;
Chapter 1: Introducing Microsoft Exchange Server 2013;
1.1 Understanding development priorities;
1.2 The influence of The Service;
1.3 Exchange 2013 architecture;
1.4 The motivation to upgrade;
1.5 Selecting the right Windows Server for Exchange 2013;
1.6 Using virtualization;
1.7 Preparing for Exchange 2013;
1.8 Exchange 2013 editions;
1.9 Active Directory;
1.10 Useful utilities;
1.11 Installing Exchange 2013;
Chapter 2: Installing Exchange 2013;
2.1 Approaching the installation;
2.2 Types of Active Directory deployment that support Exchange;
2.3 Preparing Active Directory for Exchange;
2.4 Creating the Exchange 2013 organization;
2.5 Deploying an Exchange 2013 server;
2.6 Versions, cumulative updates, and service packs;
2.7 Security groups and accounts Exchange creates;
2.8 Namespace planning;
2.9 Contemplating management;
Chapter 3: The Exchange Management Shell;
3.1 How Exchange uses Windows PowerShell;
3.2 Using remote Windows PowerShell;
3.3 EMS basics;
3.4 Active Directory for PowerShell;
3.5 Exploring useful EMS examples;
3.6 Verbose PowerShell;
3.7 Controlling access to Exchange;
Chapter 4: Role-based access control;
4.1 RBAC basics;
4.2 Roles;
4.3 Role groups;
4.4 Scopes;
4.5 Working with RBAC;
4.6 Role group management;
4.7 Role assignment;
4.8 Assignment policies;
4.9 Implementing a split permissions model;
4.10 Figuring out RBAC;
4.11 On to management;
Chapter 5: Mailbox management;
5.1 Seeking perfection halts progress;
5.2 Managing Recipients;
5.3 The need for mailboxes;
5.4 Naming mailboxes;
5.5 Creating new mailboxes;
5.6 Mailbox resources provisioning management agent;
5.7 Setting mailbox quotas;
5.8 Removing or disabling mailboxes;
5.9 Reconnecting mailboxes;
5.10 Discovery mailboxes;
5.11 Health mailboxes;
5.12 Setting mailbox permissions;
5.13 Shared mailboxes;
5.14 Recalling messages;
5.15 Moderated recipients;
5.16 Mail-enabled contacts;
5.17 Mail users;
5.18 Resource mailboxes;
5.19 Enough about mailboxes;
Chapter 6: More about the Exchange Administration Center;
6.1 Groups;
6.2 Dynamic distribution groups;
6.3 Sharing;
6.4 Certificate management;
6.5 Mail flow and rules;
6.6 Delivery reports;
6.7 Running EAC without an Exchange mailbox;
6.8 Setting diagnostics for Exchange servers;
6.9 But what will you manage?;
Chapter 7: Addressing Exchange;
7.1 Email address policies;
7.2 Address lists;
7.3 Address book policies;
7.4 The Offline Address Book;
7.5 Hierarchical address book;
7.6 MailTips and group metrics;
7.7 The display or Details Templates Editor;
7.8 The next step;
Chapter 8: The Exchange 2013 Store;
8.1 Long live JET!;
8.2 Maximum database size;
8.3 Dealing with I/O;
8.4 Workers, controller, and memory;
8.5 Managed Availability and the Managed Store;
8.6 Database management;
8.7 Transaction logs;
8.8 Background maintenance;
8.9 Corrupt item detection and isolation;
8.10 Rebuilding a database;
8.11 Database usage statistics;
8.12 Mailbox assistants;
8.13 And now for something completely different;
Chapter 9: The Database Availability Group;
9.1 Changes in high availability in Exchange 2013;
9.2 Database portability;
9.3 Migrating an Exchange 2010 DAG;
9.4 Active Manager;
9.5 Transaction log replay: The foundation for DAG replication;
9.6 Changes in message submission within a DAG;
9.7 Day-to-day DAG management and operations;
9.8 Datacenter Activation Coordination;
9.9 Approaching DAG designs;
9.10 Server maintenance;
9.11 Stressed servers;
9.12 On to protecting data;
Chapter 10: Moving mailboxes;
10.1 The Mailbox Replication service;
10.2 Moving mailboxes;
10.3 The Migration service;
10.4 Mailbox Replication service processing;
10.5 Creating and managing migration batches with EAC;
10.6 Using EMS with migration batches;
10.7 Reporting mailbox moves;
10.8 Managing individual mailbox moves;
10.9 Migration endpoints;
10.10 Enabling MRSProxy;
10.11 Planning mailbox moves;
10.12 Ensuring high availability;
10.13 MRS configuration file;
10.14 Mailbox import and export;
10.15 Alerts;
10.16 Time to comply;
Chapter 11: Compliance management;
11.1 The joy of legal discovery;
11.2 Archive mailboxes;
11.3 Messaging records management;
11.4 How the Managed Folder Assistant implements retention policies;
11.5 Preserving information;
11.6 The value of the Recoverable Items structure;
11.7 Auditing administrator actions;
11.8 Auditing mailbox access;
11.9 Other compliance features;
Chapter 12: Public folders and site mailboxes;
12.1 Public folders;
12.2 Migration to modern public folders;
12.3 Site mailboxes;
12.4 Summarizing public folders and site mailboxes;
12.5 Moving on;
About the Author;
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