70-341: Core Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Published: 15 January 2013
Languages: English, Chinese (Simplified), French, German, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazil)
Audiences: IT professionals
Technology: Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Credit towards certification: MCP, MCSE

Skills measured
This exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below. The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area in the exam. The higher the percentage, the more questions you are likely to see on that content area in the exam.

From July 2014, the questions on this exam include content covering Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Service Pack 1.

Please note that the questions may test on, but will not be limited to, the topics described in the bulleted text.

Plan, install, configure and manage transport (25%)

Plan a high availability solution for common scenarios

Set up redundancy for intra-site scenarios; plan for SafetyNet; plan for shadow redundancy; plan for redundant MX records

Design a transport solution

Design inter-site mail flow; design inter-org mail flow; plan for Domain Secure/TLS; design Edge transport; design message hygiene solutions; design shared namespace scenarios

Configure and manage transport

Configure Edge servers; configure Send/Receive connectors; configure transport rules; configure accepted domains; configure email policies; configure Address Rewriting

Troubleshoot and monitor transport

Interpret message tracking logs and protocol logs; troubleshoot a shared namespace environment; troubleshoot SMTP mail flow; given a failure scenario, predict mail flow and identify how to recover; troubleshoot Domain Secure/TLS; troubleshoot the new transport architecture

Configure and manage hygiene

Manage content filtering; manage recipient filtering; manage SenderID; manage connection filtering; manage Spam Confidence Level (SCL) thresholds; manage anti-malware

Preparation resources

Transport high availability
Use an Edge Transport Server in Exchange 2013
Hygiene management

Install, configure and manage the mailbox role (25%)

Plan the mailbox role

Plan for database size and storage performance requirements; plan for virtualisation requirements and scenarios; plan mailbox role capacity and placement; design public folder placement strategy; validate storage by running JetStress

Configure and manage the mailbox role

Create and configure Offline Address Book (OAB); create and configure public folders; deploy mailbox server roles; design and create hierarchical address lists

Deploy and manage high availability solutions for the mailbox role

Create and configure a Database Availability Group (DAG); identify failure domains; manage DAG networks; configure proper placement of a file share witness; manage mailbox database copies

Monitor and troubleshoot the mailbox role

Troubleshoot database replication and replay; troubleshoot database copy activation; troubleshoot mailbox role performance; troubleshoot database failures; monitor database replication and content indexing

Develop backup and recovery solutions for the mailbox role and public folders

Manage lagged copies; determine most appropriate backup solution/strategy; perform a dial tone restore; perform item-level recovery; recover the public folder hierarchy; recover a mailbox server role

Create and configure mail-enabled objects

Configure resource mailboxes and scheduling; configure team mailboxes; configure distribution lists; configure moderation; configure a linked mailbox

Manage mail-enabled object permissions

Configure mailbox folder permissions; configure mailbox permissions; set up room mailbox delegates; set up team mailbox membership; set up auto-mapping; determine when to use Send As and Send On Behalf permissions

Preparation resources

Mailbox server
Database availability groups
Perform a dial tone recovery

Plan, install, configure and manage client access (25%)

Plan, deploy and manage a Client Access Server (CAS)

Design to account for differences between legacy CAS and Exchange CAS/CAF; configure Office web application

Plan and configure namespaces and client services

Design namespaces for client connectivity; configure URLs; plan for certificates; configure authentication methods; implement auto-discover for a given namespace

Deploy and manage mobility solutions

Deploy OWA for Devices; configure OWA policies; configure mobile device mailbox policies; configure Allow Block Quarantine (ABQ); deploy and manage Office Apps

Implement load balancing

Configure namespace load balancing; configure Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) load balancing; plan for differences between layer seven and layer four load balancing methods; configure Windows Network Load Balancing (WNLB)

Troubleshoot client connectivity

Troubleshoot Outlook Anywhere connectivity; troubleshoot POP/IMAP; troubleshoot authentication; troubleshoot web services; troubleshoot AutoDiscover; troubleshoot mobile devices

Preparation resources

Client access server
Clients and mobile
Load balancing

Design and manage an Exchange infrastructure (25%)

Plan for impact of Exchange on Active Directory services

Plan the number of domain controllers; plan placement of Global Catalogue (GC); determine DNS changes required for Exchange; prepare domains for Exchange; evaluate impact of schema changes required for Exchange; plan around Active Directory site topology

Administer Exchange workload management

Configure user workload policies; configure system workload policies; monitor system workload events; monitor user workload events

Plan and manage Role Based Access Control (RBAC)

Determine appropriate RBAC roles and cmdlets; limit administration using existing role groups; evaluate differences between RBAC and Active Directory split permissions; configure a custom-scoped role group; configure delegated setup

Design an appropriate Exchange solution for a given SLA

Plan for updates; plan for change management; design a solution that meets SLA requirements around scheduled downtime; design a solution that meets SLA requirements around RPO/RTO; design a solution that meets SLA requirements around message delivery

Preparation resources

Prepare Active Directory and domains
Exchange workload management
Planning for role-based access control


 

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QUESTION 1
You need to prepare the environment for the implementation of phase 1.
What changes must be made to the environment before you can install Exchange Server 2013?

A. The operating system or service pack level of TexDC1 needs to be upgraded.
B. The Windows 2008 R2 domain controllers in Washington and Boston need to be upgraded.
C. A server running Exchange Server 2007 or Exchange Server 2010 needs to be installed in
Texas.
D. The PDC emulator role needs to be transferred to a domain controller in Washington or Boston.

Answer: A

Explanation:


QUESTION 2
You are evaluating whether the proposed Exchange solution will meet the current and future
capacity requirements.
You want to gather statistics about the current Exchange environment.
Which of the following tools would you use to determine the number of emails sent to and received
by the current users?

A. Remote Server Administration Tools.
B. Microsoft Exchange Server Profile Analyzer.
C. Microsoft Exchange Server Deployment Assistant.
D. ESEUtil.exe.
E. Microsoft Exchange Server Jetstress.

Answer: B

Explanation:


QUESTION 3
You need to apply the required size restriction to the mailboxes in the new environment.
Which of the following commands should you run?

A. Get-MailboxDatabase | Set-MailboxDatabase –ProhibitSendReceiveQuota
B. Get-MailboxDatabase | Set-Mailbox –ProhibitSendReceiveQuota
C. Get-Mailbox | Set-Mailbox –ProhibitSendReceiveQuota
D. Get-MailboxDatabase | Get-Mailbox | Set-Mailbox –ProhibitSendReceiveQuota

Answer: A

Explanation:


QUESTION 4
You are evaluating whether the proposed Exchange solution will meet the current and future
capacity requirements.
You want to gather statistics about the current Exchange environment.
Which of the following tools would you use to determine the number of IOPS (Input/Output
Operations Per Second) required for the mailbox database storage?

A. ESEUtil.exe.
B. Microsoft Exchange Server Jetstress.
C. Microsoft Exchange Server Deployment Assistant.
D. Exchange Mailbox Server Role Requirements Calculator.
E. SQL Server Analysis Services.

Answer: D

Explanation:


QUESTION 5
You need to install and configure anti-spam and antimalware filtering.
Which servers should you install the anti-spam agents and enable the anti-spam and antimalware
filtering? (Choose two).

A. You should install the anti-spam agents on the Client Access Servers only.
B. You should install the anti-spam agents on the Mailbox serversonly.
C. You should install the anti-spam agents on the Client Access Servers and the Mailbox Servers.
D. You should enable antimalware filtering on the Client Access Serversonly.
E. You should enable antimalware filtering on the Mailbox serversonly.
F. You enable antimalware filtering on the Client Access Servers and the Mailbox Servers.

Answer: B,E

Explanation: