Learning Plan for the Enterprise Messaging Administrator Job Role

Exchange Server 2007
Comprehensive Learning Plan

Primary Focus: Exchange Server 2007



This learning plan will help you train to become an Enterprise Messaging Administrator for Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, and earn the Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Enterprise Messaging Administrator certification.

After completing this learning plan, you will be able to demonstrate your specialized technical expertise, world skills, and mastery of Exchange Server 2007 by earning a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist credential and a Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) credentials.

The Enterprise Messaging Administrator credential validates your expertise as the lead engineer for messaging solutions within an enterprise organization, as well as your ability to design and deploy messaging solutions by using Exchange Server 2007.

Estimated Time to Complete This Learning Plan: 12 days

Recommended Learning Resources:
Step 1

Course 5047B: Introduction to Installing and Managing Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 SP1



At the end of this three-day course, students who are new to Microsoft Exchange Server will learn how to configure and manage a messaging environment in accordance with technical requirements.
Step 2

Course 5049A: Managing Messaging Security using Microsoft Exchange Server 2007



This one-day instructor-led course provides messaging specialists with the knowledge and skills to manage messaging security and policies. Students will learn how to manage messaging and connection security. They will also learn how to manage spam, anti-virus, and content filtering. And finally they will learn how to install and configure a gateway server.
Step 3

Course 5050A: Recovering Messaging Servers and Databases using Microsoft Exchange Server 2007



This one-day course teaches messaging specialists to recover Exchange mailboxes and servers in a variety of disaster scenarios. Students will learn how to perform full and dial-tone recoveries of a mailbox server, as well as repair a mailbox database. They will also learn how to perform a full recovery of Client Access servers, Hub Transport servers, Unified Messaging servers, and Edge Transport servers.
Step 4

Course 5051A: Monitoring and Troubleshooting Microsoft Exchange Server 2007



This two-day workshop teaches messaging specialists to monitor and troubleshoot an Exchange Server 2007 messaging system.
Step 5

Preparation Guide for Exam 70-236 TS: Exchange Server 2007, Configuring



When you pass Exam 70-236: TS: Exchange Server 2007, Configuring, you complete the requirements for the following certification(s):
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, Configuration

Exam 70-236: TS: Exchange Server 2007, Configuring: counts as credit toward the following certification(s):
  • Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Enterprise Messaging Administrator
Step 6

Register and schedule for your exam



Register now for a 15% off voucher for exam 70-236, the first exam required for the Enterprise Messaging Administrator credential.
Step 7

Course 5053A: Designing a Messaging Infrastructure using Microsoft Exchange Server 2007



This three-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to design a messaging infrastructure.
Step 8

Preparation Guide for Exam 70-237: Pro: Designing Messaging Solutions with Microsoft Exchange Server 2007



Exam 70-237: Pro: Designing Messaging Solutions with Microsoft Exchange Server 2007: counts as credit toward the following certification(s):
  • Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Enterprise Messaging Administrator
Step 9

Register and schedule for your exam



Register now for a 25% off voucher for exam 70-237, the second exam required for the Enterprise Messaging Administrator credential.
Step 10

Course 5054A: Designing a High Availability Messaging Solution using Microsoft Exchange Server 2007



This 2-day course teaches messaging engineers to design a high availability messaging solution using Microsoft Exchange Server 2007.
Step 11

Preparation Guide for Exam 70-238, Pro: Deploying Messaging Solutions with Microsoft Exchange Server 2007



Exam 70-238: Pro: Deploying Messaging Solutions with Microsoft Exchange Server 2007: counts as credit toward the following certification(s):
  • Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Enterprise Messaging Administrator
Step 12

Register and schedule for your exam



Register now for a 25% off voucher for exam 70-238, the final exam required for the Enterprise Messaging Administrator credential.