Implementing Microsoft Exchange on NetApp Storage Systems Training (MSEXC)

Implementing Microsoft Exchange on NetApp Storage Systems Training

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Implementing Microsoft Exchange on NetApp Storage Systems Training (MSEXC)

In this Implementing Microsoft Exchange on NetApp Storage Systems Training (MSEXC) course you will learn how to optimize Microsoft® Exchange Server 2010 in a NetApp® storage environment. Through lecture and hands-on labs you will learn architecture planning, data migration, backup and restore, disaster recovery, clustering and troubleshooting. By the end of this Implementing Microsoft Exchange on NetApp Storage Systems Training course, you will be able to leverage the power of NetApp technology with Microsoft Exchange Server 2010.

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● If you are familiar with some aspects of this Implementing Microsoft Exchange on NetApp Storage Systems Training course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
● We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the Implementing Microsoft Exchange on NetApp Storage Systems Training course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
● If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the Implementing Microsoft Exchange on NetApp Storage Systems Training course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Implementing Microsoft Exchange on NetApp Storage Systems Training – Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this Implementing Microsoft Exchange on NetApp Storage Systems Training course:

● The target audience is customers, systems engineers, and professional services engineers.

Implementing Microsoft Exchange on NetApp Storage Systems Training – Related Courses:

OnCommand Insight: Intelligent Operation Training (OCIIO)
NetApp OnCommand Unified Manager Administration Training (OCADM)

Implementing Microsoft Exchange on NetApp Storage Systems Training – Class Prerequisites:

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this Implementing Microsoft Exchange on NetApp Storage Systems Training course are as follows:

● Data ONTAP 7-Mode Administration (D7ADM)
● Microsoft Course 10135: Configuring, Managing and Troubleshooting Microsoft Exchange Server 2010

Implementing Microsoft Exchange on NetApp Storage Systems Training – Objectives:

Upon completing this Implementing Microsoft Exchange on NetApp Storage Systems Training course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

● Describe the benefits of running Exchange 2010 on a NetApp storage system
● Plan, implement, and manage Exchange 2010 solutions on NetApp storage systems
● Describe how to back up and restore Exchange data that is stored on NetApp storage systems
● Summarize the benefits of deploying an Exchange 2010 solution on Data ONTAP operating in Cluster-Mode
● Prepare Exchange servers and NetApp storage systems for an Exchange 2010 deployment
● Use SnapManager for Microsoft Exchange (SME) to back up, verify, and restore Exchange data
● Configure Exchange 2010 disaster recovery by using NetApp SnapMirror software
● Perform a single mailbox recovery by using NetApp Single Mailbox Recovery (SMBR)
● Use NetApp SnapVault software to protect Exchange 2010 data
● Recognize and resolve common configuration issues for Exchange 2010 deployments on NetApp storage systems

Implementing Microsoft Exchange on NetApp Storage Systems Training – Course Syllabus:

Module 1 Exchange 2010 Architectures and NetApp Storage Concepts

Describe the main architecture and components of an Exchange deployment
List the key differences that are introduced with Exchange Server 2010
Explain the NetApp storage concepts and functionality that are most relevant to Exchange 2010 deployments
Utilize your classroom lab equipment to complete student lab exercises

Module 2 Exchange 2010 Solution Design, NetApp Storage Planning and Sizing

Explain typical deployment scenarios for Exchange 2010
Summarize the main factors to consider when you plan NetApp storage for Exchange deployments
Use the Microsoft Exchange storage calculator to help you to plan for an Exchange 2010 deployment on NetApp

Module 3 Preparing for an Exchange 2010 Deployment on NetApp Storage

Describe the installation process for Exchange Server 2010
Prepare and configure the NetApp storage systems and Exchange servers
Install and configure SnapDrive for Windows
Install and configure SnapManager for Microsoft Exchange (SME)
Plan for an Exchange Server upgrade or migration from an Exchange implementation

Module 4 Exchange 2010 and NetApp Data ONTAP Operating in Cluster-Mode

Explain basic terminology for Data ONTAP operating in Cluster-Mode
Identify the similarities and differences between Data ONTAP operating in 7-Mode and operating in Cluster-Mode
List the main benefits of utilizing Data ONTAP operating in Cluster-Mode

Module 5 Backing Up and Restoring Exchange 2010 on NetApp Storage

Describe the backup setting options that are available with SnapManager for Microsoft Exchange (SME)
Use SME to perform an Exchange 2010 backup
Describe the recovery setting options that are available with SME
Use SME to perform an Exchange 2010 restore
Describe some of the alternate backup solutions that are available for Exchange 2010 deployments on NetApp storage

Module 6 Exchange 2010 and SnapMirror Software

Describe SnapMirror functionality within a Microsoft Exchange deployment
Use SnapMirror software for disaster recovery of Exchange 2010
Explain how the failover and failback processes work with SnapMirror software

Module 7 Exchange 2010 and SnapVault Software

Describe SnapVault functionality within a Microsoft Exchange deployment
Use SnapVault to archive and restore Exchange 2010 data

Module 8 NetApp Single Mailbox Recovery

Explain the features, functionality, and benefits of Single Mailbox Recovery ( SMBR) for an Exchange deployment
Use SMBR to perform a single mailbox recovery

Module 9 Troubleshooting Exchange 2010 and Issues with SnapManager for Exchange

Troubleshoot common issues for Exchange 2010 deployments on NetApp storage
Explain viable solutions for common issues for Exchange 2010 deployments on NetApp storage

Implementing Microsoft Exchange on NetApp Storage Systems Training – Lab Exercises

Lab 1-1 View the Exchange 2010 server implementation
Lab 1-2 View the Exchange 2010 Mailboxes
Lab 1-3 Send an email message
Lab 1-4 Create a two-member DAG
Lab 2-1 Use the IMT
Lab 2-2 Use the Microsoft sizing tool
Lab 2-3 Calculate aggregate, volume and LUN layout
Lab 3-1 Prepare for iSCSI connectivity between SnapDrive and storage systems
Lab 3-2 (Optional) Allow OnCommand System Manager firewall access
Lab 3-3 Install and configure SnapDrive for Windows
Lab 3-4 Install SnapManager for Exchange on MB1
Lab 3-5 Verify settings for primary and secondary aggregates
Lab 3-6 Create volumes on the primary storage system
Lab 3-7 Create Qtrees to contain LUNs
Lab 3-8 Use SnapDrive to create LUNs to contain Microsoft Exchange data
Lab 3-9 Move MB1 Mailbox Server data to NetApp storage
Lab 3-10 Move MB2 Mailbox Server data to NetApp storage (repeat task 6)
Lab 4-1 Start Microsoft LoadGen
Lab 4-2 Perform a VOL move using OnCommand System Manager
Lab 4-3 Perform Rapid Reseed using PowerShell script
Lab 5-1 Configure the Database Availability Group (DAG)
Lab 5-2 Back up the database using SnapManager for Exchange
Lab 5-3 Restore Microsoft Exchange data using SnapManager for Exchange
Lab 6-1 Setting up SnapMirror relationships
Lab 6-2 Update a SnapMirror destination using SnapDrive for Windows
Lab 6-3 Set up SnapMirror automatic updates using SnapManager for Exchange
Lab 7-1 Using SnapManager to create a Protection Manager Datasets
Lab 7-2 Adding login credentials and granting SnapVault host access
Lab 7-3 Adding a resource pool to Protection Manager
Lab 7-4 Scheduling backup operations
Lab 7-5 Using SnapManager to create a Protection Manager Dataset
Lab 8-1 Install Single Mailbox Recovery
Lab 8-2 Delete Exchange mailbox items
Lab 8-3 Connect a drive to a SnapVault backup to access an .edb archive
Lab 8-4 Restore Exchange mailbox items
Lab 8-5 Using the Find tool
Lab 9-1 Review a number of common root causes
Lab 9-2 Locate the SnapManager for Exchange operation reports

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