Microsoft Exchange 2000 Infrastructure Design

Co-existence, Migration and Connectivity


  • Kieran McCorry, Principal Consultant, HP CI's Enterprise Microsoft Services Team, part of the Technology Leadership Group.
  • Donald Livengood, Senior Solution Architect, Applied Microsoft Technologies Group, Compaq Computer Corporation

Microsoft Exchange 2000 Infrastructure Design explains from a system designer's and administrator's perspective Microsoft's Active Directory and its interaction with Exchange 2000, details issues concerned with migration to Exchange 2000, and outlines the specific technology and design issues relating to connectivity with Exchange 2000. Readers will learn to use these technologies to seamlessly co-exist with their current environment, migrate to a native Exchange 2000 environment, and connect to the Internet as well as to other messaging systems. The book's blend of expert instruction and best practices will help any organization create optimal system designs and configurations to support different technical and business scenarios.McCorry and Livengood are experts in Microsoft technologies from Compaq, the world's leading integrator of Exchange systems. In Microsoft Exchange 2000 Infrastructure Design, they spell out the key technologies, features, and techniques IT professionals must master to build a unified and robust Exchange 2000 messaging service. This book details the framework organizations must put in place to most effectively move to Exchange 2000.
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IT System designers and administrators using Exchange 2000; Exchange developers; Windows 2000 designers and administrators


Book information

  • Published: September 2001
  • Imprint: DIGITAL PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-1-55558-245-6


"Kieran and Donald combine real-world experience, an entertaining style, and in-depth understanding of the Exchange 2000 product to create a unique book: one that is fun to read as well as full of tips you can use every day."—David Lemson, Lead Program Manager, Exchange Team, Microsoft Corporation "MicrosoftR Exchange 2000 Infrastructure Design: Co-existence, Migration and Connectivity is excellent resource material if you are involved in the design of an Exchange 2000 environment or have the requirement to support a migration scenario from Exchange 5.5. There's a significant amount of experience behind it."—Luis Galarza, Director, Internal Technology Services, Reuters, New York "Kieran McCorry's and Don Livengood's expertise and global experiences are captured in understandable and succinct text. This comprehensive book is compulsory toward a successful and efficient deployment of a Microsoft Exchange 2000 messaging infrastructure."—Gary Adams, Information Technology Manager, Technology Division, Legislative Data Center, State of California

Table of Contents

Deploying Exchange 2000; Synchronization with the Active Directory Connector; Advanced Active Directory Connector Configuration; The Site Replication Service; Exchange 5.5 and Exchange 2000 Public Folder Interoperability; Active Directory Connector Deployment; Moving to Exchange 2000; Messaging Technology Fundamentals; Routing and Connectivity Basics; Transfer Service Details; SMTP Deployment Scenarios; Transport Service Tools; Appendix: List of Events Generated by the ADC