Microsoft Exchange 2013 Cookbook

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  • Configure and work with the common features of Microsoft Exchange 2013
  • Identify and configure some of the new security features of Microsoft Exchange 2013
  • Configure the new Client Access Server role
  • Plan a deployment of Exchange 2013
  • Configure and work with the new Mailbox Server role
  • Design and configure High Availability
  • Configure secure external access
  • Migrate to Exchange 2013 from Exchange 2007 and Exchange 2010
  • Configure security and compliance features

Exchange 2013 is much more than just a messaging platform. Because of the multitude of features both targeted at the end user as well as the platform’s administrator, deploying, migrating to or managing it might take just that little extra.

Microsoft Exchange 2013 Cookbook is a practical, hands-on guide that will provide you with a number of clear, step-by-step exercises that help you to understand how the product works and how you should go about it in your own deployment.

Throughout the book, you will be taken on a journey through the different aspects of Exchange 2013. We will look at the differences with previous versions and highlight how to configure and work with the product’s different features in a practical way.

You will learn how to deploy, configure, and maintain Exchange 2013 from scratch or in an existing environment. We will walk you through different scenarios you’ll encounter in your day-to-day administration and explain how Exchange 2013 works. You will fundamentally understand what Exchange 2013 is all about and how to actually do things.

You will learn all you need to know to successfully deploy (or migrate to) Exchange 2013 and maintain it once it’s been deployed.

  • Deploy Microsoft Exchange 2013 in the real world
  • Understand the key changes with regards to previous versions
  • Design and plan an implementation or migration towards Exchange 2013
Page Count 354
Course Length 10 hours 37 minutes
ISBN 9781782170624
Date Of Publication 19 Sep 2013


Michael Van Horenbeeck

Michael Van Horenbeeck is a technology consultant, Microsoft Certified Solutions Master (MCSM), and Exchange Server MVP from Belgium, mainly working on projects involving Microsoft Exchange, Office 365, Active Directory, and a bit of Lync. Michael has been active in the industry for about 12 years and developed a love for Exchange back in 2000. He is a frequent blogger and a member of the Belgian Unified Communications User Group Pro-Exchange, ( Besides writing about technology, Michael is a regular contributor to The UC Architects podcast ( and he speaks regularly at various conferences around the world. You can follow Michael via twitter (@mvanhorenbeeck) or his blog:

Peter De Tender

Peter De Tender is the CEO and Lead Technical Trainer at PDTIT and 007FFF, a Microsoft Cloud Platform Architect, an extremely passionate trainer and speaker, Azure MVP (2013-2018), Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), and a technical writer. After starting his career in 1996, Peter has never looked back from Microsoft infrastructure technologies. At present, he’s an expert on Azure and Azure Stack, coaching global Microsoft Partners, larger Microsoft customers, and Microsoft FTE teams all over the World so they can achieve more with Azure. While this got him a position as FTE for Microsoft Corp in the global Microsoft AzureCAT GSI (Azure Engineering) team early in 2016, his passion for speaking and presenting made him decide to return to his own company after about a year, coming back with an even stronger focus on providing readiness workshops and architect consulting on the Azure platform.
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