Microsoft Exchange Server 2016: Mailbox Databases Arrives at CBT Nuggets!

November 11, 2018 at 12:41 pm

Microsoft Exchange

The first of several courses on Microsoft Exchange 2016 have arrived at CBT Nuggets. The first of these courses attacks one of the most important topics in the discipline – the mailboxes and databases that host them.

This course walks you through every step and every key decision point for these important mailbox databases. It even teaches you how to build a lab in Microsoft Azure to practice all of the actions you must take. The lab is scripted for you, so you can set it up in minutes.

You can find this new course here:

https://www.cbtnuggets.com/it-training/microsoft-exchange-2016-mailbox-databases

This intense course consists of the following Nuggets:

  1. Introducing Exchange 2016
  2. The Mailbox Database Section
  3. Azure Lab: Your Own Lab in the Cloud
  4. Azure Lab: Deploy the Virtual Network
  5. Azure Lab: Deploy the AD Domain Controller
  6. Azure Lab: Create the Exchange VM
  7. Azure Lab: Install Exchange 2016
  8. Azure Lab: Test Exchange 2016
  9. Azure Lab: Stopping and Starting Your VMs
  10. Planning for Mailbox Database Size
  11. Role Requirements Calculator
  12. Mailbox Database Capacity and Placement
  13. Archive Mailbox Capacity and Placement
  14. Public Folders in Exchange 2016
  15. Public Folder Capacity and Placement
  16. Planning the Storage Architecture
  17. Planning File System Requirements
  18. Planning for AutoReseed
  19. Planning for Virtualization Requirements
  20. Validating your Storage Design with Jetstress
  21. Exchange Deployment Assistant
  22. Creating and Configuring Mailbox Databases
  23. Managing Mailbox Databases
  24. Configuring Transaction Log Properties
  25. Planning for HA
  26. Identifying Failure Domains
  27. FSW for a DAG
  28. Azure Lab: Creating Another Mailbox Server
  29. Creating DAGs
  30. Creating Mailbox Database Copies
  31. DAG Networks
  32. Azure DAG Members
  33. Handling Server Maintenance and SLAs
  34. Site Resilient DAGs
  35. Planning the Cross-Site DAG
  36. Cross-Site DAG Quorum Options
  37. Datacenter Activation Coordination (DAC) Mode
  38. Test Site Recovery
  39. Monitoring Mailbox DB Replication and Indexing
  40. Troubleshooting Mailbox DB Replication and Replay
  41. Troubleshooting Mailbox DB Copy Activation
  42. Troubleshooting Mailbox Database Performance
  43. Troubleshooting Database Failures
  44. Resolving Quorum Issues
  45. Planning Backups for RPO and RTO
  46. Recovering Exchange Server and Other Components
  47. Performing a Dial Tone Restore
  48. Deploying and Managing Lagged Mailbox DB Copies

Exam 70-345: Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 Coming to CBT Nuggets!

September 13, 2018 at 9:27 pm

Exchange 2016

I have been supporting Microsoft Exchange environments since 1996. Finally, I get to teach it!

I will keep you posted here on my progress with this course at CBT Nuggets. It will be MANY videos covering the following areas:

  • Plan, Deploy, Manage, and Troubleshoot Mailbox Databases 
  • Plan, Deploy, Manage and Troubleshoot Client Access Services
  • Plan, Deploy, Manage, and Troubleshoot Transport Services
  • Plan, Deploy, and Manage Exchange Infrastructure, Recipients, and Security
  • Plan, Deploy, and Manage Compliance, Archiving, eDiscovery, and Auditing
  • Implement and Manage Coexistence, Hybrid Scenarios, Migration, and Federation

If you are looking for an exciting lab environment to go along with this course – I provide all the instructions and scripts that you need to spin up a scalable practice lab in Microsoft Azure!

I hope you are as excited for this new course as I am!