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Exam MS-200: Planning and Configuring a Messaging Platform – Skills Measured

01/21/2020 No comments

Exam MS-200: Planning and Configuring a Messaging Platform – Skills Measured

Manage modern messaging infrastructure (45-50%)

Manage databases
• plan mailbox database requirements
• create mailbox databases
• configure mailbox databases
• troubleshoot mailbox databases

Manage Database Availability Groups (DAGs)

• plan DAG settings and members
• create a DAG
• manage DAG members
• deploy and manage site resilience
• test a database and datacenter failover scenario
• troubleshoot DAG problems
• evaluate Exchange services health

Manage and implement client access

• plan namespaces
• plan high availability for client access
• configure virtual directories and URLs
• configure client access policies
• configure client access rules
• configure Autodiscover for Exchange
• troubleshoot client access connectivity problems
• manage Exchange certificates lifecycle

Manage disaster recovery

• plan backup and recovery strategy
• implement and perform backups
• restore servers, databases, and mailboxes
Manage messaging infrastructure lifecycle
• plan Exchange Server installation
• prepare Active Directory (AD) for Exchange
• install and update Exchange services

Manage mail flow topology (35-40%)

Plan the transport pipeline
• plan transport architecture
• design for multi-site mail flow
• plan a high availability mail flow solution
Manage connectors
• plan connectors
• create Send and Receive connectors
• configure connectors

Manage mail flow
• manage transport rules
• manage domains
• manage hybrid mail flow
• implement a multi-site mail flow
Troubleshoot mail flow problems
• validate inbound and outbound mail flow
• examine message trace
• configure message tracking
• analyze message headers with the remote connectivity analyzer
• handle Non-Deliverable Reports (NDRs)
• investigate transport logs
• monitor mail flow

Manage recipients and devices (15-20%)
Manage recipient resources
• manage archive mailboxes
• manage resource mailboxes
• manage distribution and security groups
• manage mailboxes
• manage mailbox permissions
• configure mailbox policies
• manage shared mailboxes
• evaluate license options
Manage mobile devices
• configure mobile device mailbox policies
• configure and manage Outlook mobile
• manage mobile device access


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[MS-200] Exchange System Requirements

10/24/2019 No comments

Supported co-existence for Exchange 2019

  • Exchange 2010, not supported
  • Exchange 2013, supported with 2013 CU21 or later, including Edge Transport Servers
  • Exchange 2016, Supported with 2016 CU11 or later, including Edge Transport Servers
  • Mixed 2013 and 2016, Supported if 2013 and 2016 meeting previous requirements

Network and directory server requirements for Exchange 2019

  • Domain Controller, Windows Server 2012 R2, 2016,2019
  • AD Forest, Windows Server 2012 R2 or higher
  • AD Site, Writable domain controller and global catalog server
  • DNS Namespace, Contiguous, Non-contiguous, Single label domain, Disjoint.
  • IPv6, Exchange 2013  or later supports IPv6 when installed and enabled; send and receive in IPv6 if supported


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[MS-200] Overview

MS-200 Study Guide.

Manage Modern Messaging Infrastructure (45-50%)

Manage Mail Flow Topology (35-40%)

Manage Recipient and Devices (15-20%)


MS-200: Planning and Configuring a Messaging Platform – Study Guide



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