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Implementing MS Exchange on NetApp Storage Systems

( Duration: 3 Days )

In Implementing MS Exchange on NetApp Storage Systems training course, delegates will learn how to optimize Microsoft Exchange Server 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 course, you will be able to leverage the power of NetApp technology with Microsoft Exchange Server.

By attending Implementing MS Exchange on NetApp Storage Systems workshop, Participants will learn to:

  • Describe the benefits of running Exchange on a NetApp storage system
  • Perform Exchange storage planning, implementation, and administration
  • Describe the Exchange backup and restore process
  • Describe differences when using Data ONTAP 8.x Cluster-Mode
  • Configure an Exchange server to use NetApp storage systems as primary storage
  • Back up and verify an Exchange database using SnapManager for Microsoft Exchange
  • Restore data using SnapManager for Microsoft Exchange
  • Configure Exchange Disaster Recovery through SnapMirror Deploy Exchange with Database Availability Group
  • Configuring and Administering SnapManager for Microsoft Exchange for Database Availability Group
  • Configure Exchange Protection through SnapVault
  • Performance Monitoring Exchange and NetApp Storage Systems
  • Troubleshooting Exchange and NetApp Storage Systems

COURSE AGENDA

1

Exchange 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
  • Explain the NetApp storage concepts and functionality that are most relevant to Exchange deployments
  • Utilize your classroom lab equipment to complete delegates lab exercises
2

Exchange Solution Design, NetApp Storage Planning and Sizing

  • Explain typical deployment scenarios for Exchange
  • 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 deployment on NetApp
3

Preparing for an Exchange Deployment on NetApp Storage

  • Describe the installation process for Exchange Server
  • 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
4

Exchange 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
5

Backing Up and Restoring Exchange on NetApp Storage

  • Describe the backup setting options that are available with SnapManager for Microsoft Exchange (SME)
  • Use SME to perform an Exchange backup
  • Describe the recovery setting options that are available with SME
  • Use SME to perform an Exchange restore
  • Describe some of the alternate backup solutions that are available for Exchange deployments on NetApp storage
6

Exchange and SnapMirror Software

  • Describe SnapMirror functionality within a Microsoft Exchange deployment
  • Use SnapMirror software for disaster recovery of Exchange
  • Explain how the failover and failback processes work with SnapMirror software
7

Exchange and SnapVault Software

  • Describe SnapVault functionality within a Microsoft Exchange deployment
  • Use SnapVault to archive and restore Exchange data
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
9

Troubleshooting Exchange and Issues with SnapManager for Exchange

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

Encarta Labs Advantage

Contact us for delivering this course as a public/open-house workshop for a group of 10+ candidates at our venue

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