Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Course Number:
CIS 287X
Course Title:
Microsoft Exchange Management
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Course Description

Covers preparation for an entry-level position as a systems administrator for a network utilizing Microsoft Exchange Server for email administration. Focuses on the knowledge and skills necessary to design, install, configure and manage a Microsoft Exchange Server email system. Prerequisites: CIS 240M or instructor permission. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon successful completion students should be able to:

1. Install & configure Exchange Server
2. Manage exchange databases and transaction logs
3. Monitor, troubleshoot, back up and recover Exchange Server

Course Activities and Design

This course is presented by means of:
. on-campus lectures or on-line lessons
. class discussions
. individual lab assignments
. group lab assignments.
Students will be required to use essential tools to complete the lab

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Other assessment choices include
. Contextual written tasks in or outside of class
. Individual or group projects
. Class presentations
. Quizzes and/or examinations

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Understand the Exchange Server 2010 administrator's job
. Learn how to install, configure, and maintain Exchange Server 2010
. Configure connectors and client access, and work with recipients and
. Set up security, including antivirus and anti-spam, and configure
message compliance
. Plan for backup and recovery