The new version of Exchange is an ambitious overhaul that tries to balance the growing needs for performance, cost effectiveness, and security. For the average system administrator, it will present a difficult migration path from earlier versions and a vexing number of new features. How to Cheat will help you get Exchange Server 2007 up and running as quickly and safely as possible.
. Understand Exchange 2007 Prerequisites
Review hardware and software requirements, Active Directory requirements, and more.
. Manage Recipient Filtering
Create a custom MMC that contains the Exchange 2007 Recipients work center, which can be used, for example, by the helpdesk staff in your organization.
. Manage Outlook Anywhere
Outlook Anywhere makes it possible for your end users to remotely access their mailboxes from the Internet using their full Outlook clients.
. Manage Outlook Web Access 2007
See how Outlook Web Access 2007 was completely rewritten in managed code to make it scale even better.
. Use the Exchange 2007 Queue Viewer
You can now view information about queues and examine the messages held within them.
. Master Powerful Out-of-the-Box Spam Protection
The Edge Transport server supports SMTP, provides several antispam filtering agents, and supports antivirus extensibility.
. Manage a Single-Copy Cluster-Based Setup
SCC-based cluster provides service failover and still has a single point of failure when it comes to the databases.
. Recover Mailbox Databases
Use the improved database portability feature to port and recover a Mailbox database to any server in the Exchange 2007 organization.
- Essential information for the multi-tasked System Administrator charged perform everyday tasks
- Includes the latest coverage of the major new release of Exchange Server
- Emphasizes best-practice security measures for all areas and in particular the area of remote access via Outlook
Chapter 2 Loading Virtual Server 2005
Chapter 3 Configuring a Virtual Machine
Chapter 4 Advanced Configurations including Clustering
Chapter 5 Physical to Virtual Migrations
Chapter 6 Server Consolidation
Chapter 7 Cool Tools for a Virtual Infrastructure
Chapter 8 Administering a Virtual Infrastructure
Chapter 9 Gotchas/Common Problems and Solutions
Chapter 10 Virtual Server Under the Covers
Chapter 11 Virtual Evolution and the Road Ahead
Chapter 12 Backups Made Simple
Henrik Walther is a Senior Microsoft Server Consultant working for an IT outsourcing services company in Copenhagen, Denmark. Henrik has over 10 years of experience in the industry. He specializes in migrating, implementing, and supporting Microsoft Windows Active Directory and Microsoft Exchange environments.
Henrik is a Microsoft Exchange MVP (Most Valuable Professional). He runs thewww.exchange-faq.dk website and writes Exchange-related articles for both www.msexchange.org and www.outlookexchange.com. He also spends time helping his peers in the Exchange community via forums, newsgroups, and mailing lists.