ITI539 Mail Server Implementation & Administration (8)

The aim of this subject is to enable students to understand the installation, configuration and maintenance of a mail server. Topics covered include installation methods, upgrading from previous versions and configuring and managing different types of email clients. The subject also teaches students how to connect to other mail server products and details ways of securing a mail server.

Subject Outlines
Current CSU students can view Subject Outlines for recent sessions. Please note that Subject Outlines and assessment tasks are updated each session.

No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2018.

Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Computing and Mathematics

Enrolment Restrictions

Available to students enrolled in Master of Networking and Systems Administration, Postgraduate Certificate in Networking and Systems Administration, and Master of Management (Information Technology) only



Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:

- be able to install a mail server;
- be able to create and manage storage groups, mailbox stores and public folder stores;
- be able to create and manage public folders, users, contacts and distribution lists;
- be able to configure full-text indexing;
- be able to create and apply mailbox store and public folder store policies;
- be able to create a simple mail transfer protocol (SMTP) connection to the internet;
- be able to create and connect mail server routing groups;
- be able to configure Microsoft Outlook web access;
- be able to install and configure instant messaging;
- be able to implement and configure mail conferencing server;
- be able to monitor and tune mail server performance; and
- be able to backup and restore a mail server after a disaster.


This subject will cover the following topics:

Topics for this subject will mirror those that are examined in the corresponding Microsoft industry certification exam.


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.