Plan the Mailbox Role

Practice Labs Module
Time
40 minutes
Difficulty
Intermediate

The "Plan the Mailbox Role" module provides you with the instruction and server hardware to develop your hands on skills in the defined topics. This module includes the following exercises: Exchange Server Role Calculator, Validate Exchange Server Database by using JetStress Tool.

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Overview

Introduction

The Plan the Mailbox Role module provides you with the instruction and server hardware to develop your hands on skills in the defined topics. This module includes the following exercises:

  • Exchange Server Role Calculator
  • Validate Exchange Server Database by using JetStress Tool

Exercise 1 - Exchange Server Role Calculator

In this exercise, you will plan the mailbox role in the PRACTICELABS Exchange organization. You will use a free utility from TechNet website to accomplish this objective. You can use the Exchange server role calculator to get an idea on capacity planning like disk subsystem, backup, role requirements and other relevant aspects of your system hardware.

Exercise 2 - Validate Exchange Server Database by using JetStress Tool

In this exercise, you will use JetStress utility to verify the stability of a disk subsystem of a mailbox server running Exchange. This tool is important as it simulates disk input/output on the mailbox server before deploying the service in a live production environment.

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