How to Cheat at Configuring Exchange Server 2007

Including Outlook Web, Mobile, and Voice Access


  • Henrik Walther, Senior Microsoft Server Consultant, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Perfect Reference for the Multitasked System AdministratorsThe new version of Exchange is an ambitious overhaul that tries to balance the growing needs for performance, cost effectiveness, and security. For the average system administrator, it will present a difficult migration path from earlier versions and a vexing number of new features. How to Cheat will help you get Exchange Server 2007 up and running as quickly and safely as possible.• Understand Exchange 2007 PrerequisitesReview hardware and software requirements, Active Directory requirements, and more.• Manage Recipient FilteringCreate a custom MMC that contains the Exchange 2007 Recipients work center, which can be used, for example, by the helpdesk staff in your organization.• Manage Outlook AnywhereOutlook Anywhere makes it possible for your end users to remotely access their mailboxes from the Internet using their full Outlook clients.• Manage Outlook Web Access 2007See how Outlook Web Access 2007 was completely rewritten in managed code to make it scale even better.• Use the Exchange 2007 Queue ViewerYou can now view information about queues and examine the messages held within them.• Master Powerful Out-of-the-Box Spam ProtectionThe Edge Transport server supports SMTP, provides several antispam filtering agents, and supports antivirus extensibility.• Manage a Single-Copy Cluster-Based SetupSCC-based cluster provides service failover and still has a single point of failure when it comes to the databases.• Recover Mailbox DatabasesUse the improved database portability feature to port and recover a Mailbox database to any server in the Exchange 2007 organization.
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The audience for this book is IT professionals who manage or administer a sprawling server environment and need to reduce costs and headaches through server virtualization and consolidation, as well as anyone interested in becoming more familiar with Virtual Server and a virtual infrastructure.


Book information

  • Published: March 2007
  • Imprint: SYNGRESS
  • ISBN: 978-1-59749-137-2

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to Virtualization Terms and Concepts Chapter 2 Loading Virtual Server 2005 Chapter 3 Configuring a Virtual Machine Chapter 4 Advanced Configurations including Clustering Chapter 5 Physical to Virtual Migrations Chapter 6 Server Consolidation Chapter 7 Cool Tools for a Virtual Infrastructure Chapter 8 Administering a Virtual Infrastructure Chapter 9 Gotchas/Common Problems and Solutions Chapter 10 Virtual Server Under the Covers Chapter 11 Virtual Evolution and the Road Ahead Chapter 12 Backups Made Simple