Synopses & Reviews
Discover how to: Plan your deployment and install Exchange Server 2007 Implement and monitor high-availability solutions for server and disk resources Design and deploy a Unified Messaging solution
Manage recipients, public folders, storage groups, and routing groups Set up and administer security policies, PKI, and Certificate Services Administer antivirus, anti-spam, and anti-phishing technologies Implement Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 and Outlook Web Access for client and mobile access Monitor, troubleshoot, and tune server performance Back up, recover, and restore Exchange Server databases
PLUS--A companion CD features: Links to stress and performance tools Downloadable webcasts and virtual labs References for deployment scenarios Fully searchable eBook
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Discover how to:
- Plan your deployment and install Exchange Server 2007
- Implement and monitor high-availability solutions for server and disk resources
- Design and deploy a Unified Messaging solution
- Manage recipients, public folders, storage groups, and routing groups
- Set up and administer security policies, PKI, and Certificate Services
- Administer antivirus, anti-spam, and anti-phishing technologies
- Implement Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 and Outlook Web Access for client and mobile access
- Monitor, troubleshoot, and tune server performance
- Back up, recover, and restore Exchange Server databases
PLUS—A companion CD features:
- Links to stress and performance tools
- Downloadable webcasts and virtual labs
- References for deployment scenarios
- Fully searchable eBook
For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.
Dive into Exchange Server 2010 and SP1and discover how to really put your messaging solutions to work! This supremely organized reference packs all the details you need to deploy and manage your Exchange Server-based system, including hundreds of timesaving solutions, expert tips, and workarounds. Topics include deploying Exchange messaging solutions; using the Exchange Management Shell; managing storage, public folders, high availability, compliance, transport services, backups, and restorations; implementing client access services including Microsoft Outlook®, Outlook Web Access (OWA), and other clients; Exchange Online cloud services; performance; and troubleshooting.
About the Author
Walter Glenn has helped thousands of beginning users learn Windows and how it can help them get their job done. He has authored several books on Windows 98, Microsoft Word, and Windows NT/2000. He is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), Internet Specialist, and Certified Trainer. He is also the president of Greyfeather Consulting Services based in Huntsville, Alabama.
Other books by Walter include: "How to Use Microsoft Windows XP" and "Sams Teach Yourself MCSE Windows NT Server 4.0 in 14 Days,"Scott Lowe has been in the Information Technology field for 10 years, and has installed dozens of networks in environments ranging from homes with a few users, to small offices with a few dozen users, to sixty-building networks with a few thousand users. In addition to his position as the IT Director for the National Association of Attorneys General, he writes technical articles for CNet's Techrepublic unit.
Table of Contents
Dedication; Introduction; Whats in This Book; How to Use This Book; Introduction; Chapter 1: Overview of Microsoft Exchange Server 2007; 1.1 What Is Exchange Server?; 1.2 Editions of Exchange Server 2007; 1.3 Understanding Basic Concepts; 1.4 Whats New in Exchange Server 2007; 1.5 Summary; Chapter 2: Active Directory for Exchange Administrators; 2.1 Brief Overview of Active Directory; 2.2 Other Active Directory Components; 2.3 Exchange Server 2007 and Active Directory; 2.4 DNS Configuration; 2.5 Summary; Chapter 3: Exchange Server 2007 Architecture; 3.1 The Role of Exchange Server 2007 Roles; 3.2 Storage Design Goals in Exchange Server 2007; 3.3 Stores and Storage Groups; 3.4 Database File Structure; 3.5 Data Recovery and Transaction Logs; 3.6 The Web Folder Client; 3.7 Public Folders; 3.8 Indexing; 3.9 Exchange Server Storage Design; 3.10 Transport Architecture; 3.11 Summary; Planning Your Deployment; Chapter 4: Assessing Needs; 4.1 Defining User Needs; 4.2 Assessing Current Resources; 4.3 Defining Administrative Needs; 4.4 Summary; Chapter 5: Planning for Deployment; 5.1 Planning the Organization; 5.2 Planning Servers; 5.3 Summary; Installation and Deployment; Chapter 6: Installing Exchange Server 2007; 6.1 Preparing for the Installation; 6.2 Performing the Installation; 6.3 Verifying Your Installation; 6.4 Finalizing Exchange Server 2007 Deployment; 6.5 Keeping Exchange Healthy; 6.6 Summary; Chapter 7: Coexisting with Previous Versions of Exchange Server; 7.1 Chapter Background; 7.2 Terminology; 7.3 Exchange Server 2007 Coexistence Deployment Considerations; 7.4 Installing Exchange Server 2007 into an Existing Exchange Server 2003 Organization; 7.5 Coexistence Administration Issues; 7.6 SMTP Connectors and Internet E-Mail; 7.7 Handling Internet E-Mail; 7.8 Public Folders; 7.9 Recipient Update Service; 7.10 Complete Coexistence Notes; 7.11 Summary; Chapter 8: Transitioning to Exchange Server 2007; 8.1 The Example Scenario; 8.2 Transition Options; 8.3 Transition Limitations; 8.4 Move Internet Mail to Exchange Server 2007; 8.5 Moving Mailboxes to Exchange Server 2007; 8.6 The Decommissioning Process; 8.7 Summary; Chapter 9: High Availability in Exchange Server 2007; 9.1 Continuous Replication and Transaction Logs; 9.2 Local Continuous Replication; 9.3 Cluster Continuous Replication; 9.4 Single Copy Clusters; 9.5 Summary; Management; Chapter 10: Managing Exchange Server 2007; 10.1 Microsoft Management Console; 10.2 Using the Exchange Management Console; 10.3 Using the Exchange Management Shell; 10.4 Summary; Chapter 11: Creating and Managing Recipients; 11.1 Understanding Recipient Types; 11.2 Users; 11.3 Mailbox Resources; 11.4 Mail Contacts; 11.5 Distribution Groups; 11.6 Filtering Recipients; 11.7 Templates; 11.8 Address Lists; 11.9 Summary; Chapter 12: Using Public Folders; 12.1 Understanding Public Folder Storage; 12.2 Using Public Folders in Outlook 2007; 12.3 Managing Public Folder Databases in the Exchange Management Console; 12.4 Creating and Managing Public Folders in the Exchange Management Shell; 12.5 Summary; Chapter 13: Creating and Managing Storage Groups; 13.1 Review of Exchange Server 2007 Storage Architecture; 13.2 Benefits of Using Storage Groups; 13.3 Planning Storage Groups; 13.4 Managing Storage Groups; 13.5 Managing Stores; 13.6 Summary; Chapter 14: Unified Messaging; 14.1 Unified Messaging Overview; 14.2 Creating and Managing Unified Messaging Objects; 14.3 Associating Servers with Dial Plans; 14.4 Enabling Unified Messaging for Individual Mailboxes; 14.5 Summary; Maintenance; Chapter 15: Troubleshooting Exchange Server 2007; 15.1 Using Troubleshooting Tools; 15.2 Other Useful Utilities; 15.3 Finding Help; 15.4 Summary; Chapter 16: Disaster Recovery; 16.1 Backup and Restore Technologies; 16.2 Backup and Restore Strategies; 16.3 Operational Best Practices; 16.4 Summary; Chapter 17: Tuning Exchange Server 2007 Performance; 17.1 Understanding How the Performance Snap-in Works; 17.2 Evaluating the Four Main Subsystems in Windows; 17.3 Using the Performance Snap-in to Tune Exchange Server 2007; 17.4 Using Other Exchange Performance Tools; 17.5 Summary; Security; Chapter 18: Security Policies and Exchange Server 2007; 18.1 Why Are Information Security Policies Important?; 18.2 Information Security Policies and Electronic Policies; 18.3 Information Security Policies for Exchange Server 2007; 18.4 Related Resources; 18.5 Summary; Chapter 19: Exchange Server Security Basics; 19.1 The Scope of Security; 19.2 Motivations of a Criminal HHHHHHacker; 19.3 How Hackers Work; 19.4 Physical Security; 19.5 Administrative Security; 19.6 SMTP Security; 19.7 Computer Viruses; 19.8 Junk E-Mail; 19.9 Security Tools Provided by Microsoft; 19.10 Summary; Chapter 20: Antivirus and Anti-Spam; 20.1 The Edge Transport Server at a Glance; 20.2 Edge Transport Server Deployment; 20.3 Managing Anti-Spam Features; 20.4 Managing Antivirus with Microsoft Forefront Security for Exchange Server; 20.5 Summary; Chapter 21: Securing Exchange Server 2007 Messages; 21.1 Windows Server 2003 Security Protocols; 21.2 Understanding the Public Key Infrastructure in Windows Server 2003; 21.3 Managing the Public Key Infrastructure; 21.4 Securing Messaging in Outlook 2007; 21.5 Installing Exchange Certificate Templates; 21.6 Understanding How Exchange Server 2007 Integrates with Windows Server 2003 Security; 21.7 Summary; Clients; Chapter 22: Overview of Exchange Clients; 22.1 Microsoft Office Outlook 2007; 22.2 Windows Mail and Microsoft Outlook Express; 22.3 Outlook Web Access; 22.4 Standard Internet E-Mail Clients; 22.5 Non-Windows Platforms; 22.6 Choosing a Client for Exchange Server; 22.7 Summary; Chapter 23: Deploying Microsoft Office Outlook 2007; 23.1 Installing Outlook 2007; 23.2 Supporting Outlook 2007; 23.3 Summary; Chapter 24: Supporting Outlook Web Access; 24.1 Features of OWA; 24.2 Deploying OWA; 24.3 Configuring OWA Properties and Features; 24.4 OWA User Features; 24.5 Summary; Chapter 25: Supporting Other Clients; 25.1 Post Office Protocol Version 3; 25.2 Internet Messaging Access Protocol 4; 25.3 POP3/IMAP4 Considerations; 25.4 Summary; Appendices; Default Directory Structure for Exchange Server 2007; Delivery Status Notification Codes; Default Log File Locations; Default Diagnostic Logging Levels for Exchange Processes; Glossary; About the Authors; 2007 Microsoft® Office System Resources for Developers and Administrators; Windows Vista™ Resources for Administrators;