MS-200 - Planning and Configuring a Messaging Platform Bootcamp

In this Planning and Configuring a Messaging Platform Bootcamp, students will learn to manage modern messaging infrastructure, manage mail flow topology, and manage recipients and devices.

This course helps learners prepare for the Exam MS-200: Planning and Configuring a Messaging Platform. This course combines the following courses:

  1. MS-200T01 - Understanding the Modern Messaging Infrastructure
  2. MS-200T02 - Managing Client Access and Mail Flow
  3. MS-200T03 - Managing Messaging High Availability and Disaster Recovery

This is a boot camp and so scheduled break times will be cut short if necessary in order to complete all the material.


Public Classes: Delivered live online via WebEx and guaranteed to run . Join from anywhere!

Private Classes: Delivered at your offices , or any other location of your choice.

Course Topics
  1. Learn to understand the Modern Messaging Architecture.
  2. Learn to deploy and Manage a Modern Messaging Architecture.
  3. Learn to create and Manage Exchange Recipients.
  4. Learn to manage Email Addresses, Lists, and Resources.
  5. Learn to plan for Mailbox Databases.
  6. Learn to create and Manage Mailbox Databases.
  7. Learn to manage Authentication for Messaging.
  8. Learn to configure Organizational Settings.
  9. Learn to configure Organizational Sharing .
  10. Learn to implement Client Access Services.
  11. Learn to manage Client Devices.
  12. Learn to configure Outlook on the Web.
  13. Learn to troubleshoot Client Access.
  14. Learn to configure Mobile Device Mailbox Policies.
  15. Learn to manage Mobile Device Mailbox Policies.
  16. Learn to configure Message Transport.
  17. Learn to manage Transport Rules.
  18. Learn to manage Mail Flow.
  19. Learn to troubleshoot Mail Flow.
  20. Learn to troubleshoot Transport Issues.
  21. Learn to troubleshoot with Logs.
  22. Learn to plan High Availability for Mailbox Servers.
  23. Learn to plan High Availability for Client Access Service.
  24. Learn to plan High Availability for Transport.
  25. Learn to implement Site Resilience.
  26. Learn to plan for Disaster Recovery.
  27. Learn to implement Backup Strategies.
  28. Learn to restore Mailboxes, Databases, and Servers.
  29. Learn to plan the Public Folder Hierarchy.
  30. Learn to implement and Manage Public Folders.
  31. Learn to troubleshoot Public Folders.
  1. Managing Modern Messaging Infrastructure
    1. Overview of Modern Messaging Architecture
    2. Deploying Modern Messaging Infrastructure
    3. Managing Modern Messaging Infrastructure
  2. Managing Recipient Objects and Resources
    1. Exchange Recipients
    2. Creating and Managing Exchange Recipients
    3. Managing Email Addresses, Lists, and Resources
  3. Managing Mailbox Databases
    1. Mailbox Databases in Exchange Server
    2. Planning for Mailbox Databases
    3. Creating and Managing Mailbox Databases
    4. Troubleshooting Mailbox Databases
  4. Managing Organizational Settings
    1. Managing Authentication for Messaging
    2. Configuring Organizational Settings
    3. Designing Solutions for External Access
  5. Course Conclusion
    1. Lab: Managing Recipient Infrastructure
    2. Creating an On-premise Recipient
    3. Creating a Cloud Recipient
    4. Creating an On-premises Distribution Group
    5. Creating a Cloud Distribution Group
    6. Creating an Office 365 Group
  6. Managing Client Access
    1. Implementing Client Access Services
    2. Managing Client Devices
    3. Configuring Outlook on the Web
    4. Troubleshooting Client Access
  7. Managing Mobile Devices
    1. Mobile Device Mailbox Policies
    2. Managing Mobile Device Access
  8. Managing the Transport Pipeline
    1. Overview of Transport Services
    2. Configuring Message Transport
    3. Managing Transport Rules
  9. Managing and Troubleshooting Mail Flow
    1. Managing Mail Flow
    2. Troubleshooting Mail Flow
    3. Troubleshooting Transport Issues
    4. Troubleshooting with Logs
  10. Course Conclusion
    1. Lab: Managing Client Access and Mail Flow
    2. Create a Custom Receive Connector
    3. Create a Custom Send Connector
    4. Enabling and Disabling ActiveSync for a Single Mailbox
    5. Enabling and Disabling ActiveSync for Multiple Mailboxes
    6. Enabling and Disabling MAPI Access to a Single Mailbox
    7. Enabling and Disabling MAPI Access to Multiple Mailboxes
  11. High Availability for Exchange Servers
    1. Planning High Availability for Mailbox Servers
    2. High Availability for Client Access Service
    3. High Availability for Transport
    4. Implementing Site Resilience
  12. Managing Disaster Recovery
    1. Planning for Disaster Recovery
    2. Implementing Backup Strategies
    3. Restoring Mailboxes, Databases, and Servers
  13. Managing Public Folders
    1. Planning the Public Folder Hierarchy
    2. Implementing and Managing Public Folders
    3. Troubleshooting Public Folders
    4. Lab - Public Folder Management and Disaster Recovery
    5. Lab: Public Folder Management and Disaster Recovery
    6. Troubleshooting Mail Flow and Connectivity Issues
    7. Disaster recovery using eDiscovery and In-place Holds
Class Materials

Each student in our Live Online and our Onsite classes receives a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.

Class Prerequisites

Experience in the following is required for this Microsoft 365 class:

  • Proficient understanding of DNS.
  • Basic understanding of messaging within Exchange Server or Exchange Online.
  • Basic understanding of Active Directory and domain controller infrastructure along with identity management.
  • Basic functional experience with Microsoft 365 services and directory synchronization.
  • At least 5 years of general IT experience.

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Length: 5 Days
  • Private Class for your Team
  • Online or On-location
  • Customizable
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