Contoso, Ltd. is an international company that has 3,000 employees. The company has sales, marketing,
research, and human resource departments.
Contoso has two main offices. The offices are located in New York and Chicago. Each office has a data center.
The New York office uses a network subnet of 10.1.0.0/16. The Chicago office uses a network subnet of
The offices connect to each other by using a WAN link. Each office connects directly to the Internet.
The network contains an Active Directory forest named contoso.com. The forest contains a single domain. All
domain controllers run Windows Server 2012 R2. The forest functional level is Windows Server 2012 R2.
The forest contains six domain controllers configured as shown in the following table.
The forest is configured as a single Active Directory site.
Active Directory administrators manage the Active Directory schema. Exchange Server administrators do not
have access to modify the schema.
Contoso has deployed Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS).
Current Business Model
Contoso partners with a company names Fabrikam, Inc. on manufacturing initiatives. The partnership between
Contoso and Fabrikam requires that both companies share confidential information frequently.
Contoso plans to install Exchange Server 2016 to provide messaging services for its users.
It must be as easy as possible for the users at Contoso to share free/busy information with the users at
As much as possible, Contoso plans to minimize the costs associated with purchasing hardware and software.
Contoso plans to implement the following changes before installing Exchange Server 2016:Install hardware Network Load Balancing (NLB) devices in the New York and Chicago offices.
Implement Microsoft Office Online Servers in the New York and Chicago offices.
Provide Contoso users with company-approved tablets.
Planned Messaging Infrastructure
You plan to create an Exchange Server 2016 organization named Contoso. You plan to deploy seven servers
that will have Exchange Server 2016 installed. The servers will be configured as shown in the following table.
All of the servers will be members of a database availability group (DAG) named DAG01.
Client Access Requirements
Contoso identifies the following client access requirements for the planned deployment:
Users must be able to configure their tablet to synchronize email by using Autodiscover.
Users must be able to access the Exchange Server organization by using the following names:
Users must be able to access Outlook on the web internally and externally from their tablet.
Users must be able to access Office Online Server by using the URL of office-online.contoso.com.
Contoso identifies the following security requirements for the planned deployment:
Exchange Server mailbox databases must be encrypted while at rest.
Users must be prevented from using Outlook on the web while they are offline.
Contoso users must be able to share Calendar details with approved external domains only.
Email messages sent to the users in the fabrikam.com SMTP domain must be encrypted automatically.
Whenever possible, client computers must be directed to the same Exchange server for log collection.
Users must be able to access their mailbox by using Exchange ActiveSync on the company-approved
Email messages sent from the users in the human resources department of Contoso must be protected by
using AD RMS, regardless of the mail client.
Contoso identifies the following high-availability requirements for the planned deployment:
Servers must be able to complete a restart without administrative intervention.
The network load balancer must be able to probe the health of each workload.
If a data center fails, the databases in the other data center must be activated automatically.
Redundant copies of all email messages must exist in the transport pipeline before and after delivery.
Email messages must be made highly available by the Exchange Server organization before and after
If you manually mount the databases following the data center failure, the databases in the failed site mustbe prevented from mounting automatically.
You need to recommend a solution that meets the security requirements for the mailbox databases.
What should you include in the recommendation?
Resilient File System (ReFS)
Transparent Data Encryption (TDE)
BitLocker Drive Encryption (BitLocker)
Encrypting Files System (EFS)