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Exchange advice

I have a very unusual question. I decided to take an Exchange exam since It is one of my job duties here. I managed to pass the 70 236 exam without a problem. In the process of studying for the exam I managed to setup a lab which helped a great deal. I guess what I am asking and looking for now is different things, projects or tasks that an everday exchange admin does. I realize it could be a huge list but that is great. The more the better.

Also, is there any other boards besides this site where I could see what kind of questions and problems other exchange admins have. I realize that with a google search it will bring up a lot of things. However, as we know blogs can also be incorrect.
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AmitIT ArchitectCommented:
It depends what level of work you are going to do. But normally, L3 will do below task. It applies from Exchange 2003 onwards

i divided it to two part Setup and Support. Hope this helps


Setup
Establish Microsoft Support Agreement
Setup/configure IIS
Configure Outlook Web Access
Enable services (i.e. NNTP, SMTP, etc)
Run forestprep & domainprep
Configure server for mixed mode or native
Manage mail box and distribution groups
Setup delivery options, restrictions, and storage limits
Setup storage groups and information stores
Setup transaction logging
Setup recovery server or equivalent process
Setup archive (.pst) file server
Setup connectors
Exchange Server clustering
Establish process for Backup/Restore capabilities

Support

Provide level 2 and level 3 support for Microsoft Exchange    servers
Administer and monitor mail/message routing and queues (e.g.    Mailboxes)
Provide level 2 and level 3 support for SMTP , IIS, OWA    servers
Monitor storage groups and information stores
Setup and manage user mailbox quotas per customer established    baselines
Administer and manage message and attachment size limits per    customer established baselines
Resolve mail routing issues
Administer mail servers for Backup/Restore of Data Space
Restore mail to recover deleted mail box or messages
Inbuild Public Folders

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