Michael B. Smith is an independent consultant and a Microsoft Exchange Server MVP. He's been using Exchange since version 5.0 and working with messaging applications since 1981. He has a blog at theessentialexchange.com.
Many alternatives are available for implementing Exchange in your environment, including traditional deployment, virtualization, cloud-based solutions, and a combination of these approaches. To find the best solution for your organization, you need to consider the benefits and caveats of each option.
Every Exchange administrator should know some DNS basics. This includes understanding how DNS should be configured for Exchange and how to verify that DNS has been configured properly for your domains.
Learn how Exchange keeps tabs on database integrity, and see how you can use Eseutil and Isinteg to rectify any problems.
Microsoft Stack Class Taught By John Savill
Join John Savill for 30 hours of training plus live Q&A and master the complete Microsoft solution stack! All sessions are available on demand the day after the live broadcast, and all sessions will be available on demand until March 2014. Two live classes remain for Semester 1 and Semester 2 begins in January 2014. Click to learn more.
Coming up next....
-- December 5: Hyper-V
-- December 12: System Center 2012 & 2012 R2
-- January 23: Implementing a Private Cloud for Your Organization
Windows Server 2012 R2 provides a huge number of changes and new capabilities to Windows Server 2012. These changes affect not only the datacenter with enhancements to virtualization, storage, and networking but also to the desktop environment and Bring Your Own Device scenarios. This event will dive into some of the more advanced Windows Server 2012 R2 features, help you understand their benefit, and show you how to start implementing.