Learning Exchange Server 2003 (Microsoft Windows Server System)

Learning Exchange Server 2003 (Microsoft Windows Server System)

by WilliamBoswell (Author)

Synopsis

Surprisingly, the majority of organizations running Exchange are still usingExchange 5.5 that was released in 1997. In 2003, Microsoft suspended theirsupport of 5.5. Companies are now starting to upgrade and they will upgradeto 2003.Most sys admins who call themselves Exchange admins have never reallyworked with Exchange servers before. And for them, most of the books onthe market assume they have a basic understanding of Exchange and thereforejump right into a feature-based approach for Exchange 2003. Bill Boswellrecognized this and created a book to teach sys admins the fundamentals ofExchange 2003: How does it work? How do I get the most out of it? How do Ifix it if it breaks? He introduces the material at the right level, getting thereader to do something useful quickly, without patronizing the reader with a lotof fluff. The chapters get readers up and running in a test environment, thenexpose readers to layers of detail as they progress through a topic andultimately get them ready for a real-world deployment or a managementchallenge. Bill makes a point to cover Outlook, Eudora and other e-mailclients. And he is not afraid to suggest third party products when he believesthey will work more efficiently.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 840
Edition: 1
Publisher: Addison Wesley
Published: 20 Sep 2004

ISBN 10: 032122874X
ISBN 13: 9780321228741
Book Overview:

Surprisingly, the majority of organizations running Exchange are still usingExchange 5.5 that was released in 1997. In 2003, Microsoft suspended theirsupport of 5.5. Companies are now starting to upgrade and they will upgradeto 2003.Most sys admins who call themselves Exchange admins have never reallyworked with Exchange servers before. And for them, most of the books onthe market assume they have a basic understanding of Exchange and thereforejump right into a feature-based approach for Exchange 2003. Bill Boswellrecognized this and created a book to teach sys admins the fundamentals ofExchange 2003: How does it work? How do I get the most out of it? How do Ifix it if it breaks? He introduces the material at the right level, getting thereader to do something useful quickly, without patronizing the reader with a lotof fluff. The chapters get readers up and running in a test environment, thenexpose readers to layers of detail as they progress through a topic andultimately get them ready for a real-world deployment or a managementchallenge. Bill makes a point to cover Outlook, Eudora and other e-mailclients. And he is not afraid to suggest third party products when he believesthey will work more efficiently.


Author Bio

About the Author

BILL BOSWELL, MCSE, is an independent consultant and trainer and the author of two previous books, InsideWindows Server 2003 and Inside Windows 2000. His firm, Bill Boswell Consulting, Inc., is based in Phoenix, AZ. Boswell is a Contributing Editor for MCP Magazine and a sought-after speaker at TechMentor and other conferences.