configuring exchange server 2000

configuring exchange server 2000

1st Edition - March 12, 2001

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  • Author: Syngress
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080476759

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E-mail configuration for the System Administrator.Windows 2000 users will find Configuring Exchange Server 2000 valuable for its coverage of all the popular e-mail clients, such as Outlook and Outlook Express. In addition, System and E-Mail Administrators will find the coverage of large system E-Mail Providers such as Exchange indispensable.Configuring Exchange Server 2000 focuses on e-mail configuration from the standpoint of the system administrator. It covers installation and management of all the major email programs, as well as covering mobile email, web-based email, email security and implementation of email within multinational companies.

Key Features

* Covers the full range of e-mail security features
* Avoids theory and deals in specific safeguards and solutions that are readily available to users

Table of Contents


  • Foreword

    Chapter 1 What’s New in Exchange 2000

    Introduction

    Product Versions and Components

    Exchange 2000 Server

    Exchange 2000 Enterprise Server

    Exchange 2000 Conferencing Server

    Overview of Features

    Windows 2000 and Active Directory Integration

    Server Features

    Routing and Networking Features

    Client Features

    Development Changes and Features

    Advanced Concepts and Implementations

    Exchange 2000 Resource Requirements

    Exchange 2000 Resource Minimum Requirements

    Exchange 2000 Resource Recommended Requirements

    Exchange 2000 Licensing

    Summary

    FAQs

    Chapter 2 Active Directory Integration with Exchange 2000

    Introduction

    Why Use Exchange 2000 on Active Directory

    The Role of Active Directory in Exchange 2000

    Understanding Active Directory Architecture

    Hierarchical Structure

    Storage

    Internet Standard Protocols

    Replication

    Policies

    Working with the Architectural Details

    Planning for Active Directory

    Sizing Domain Controllers

    Exchange Server’s Impact on Designs

    Forest

    Domains/DNS

    Organizational Units

    Sites

    Implementing Active Directory and Exchange 2000

    DCPromo

    Active Directory Connector

    ForestPrep

    DomainPrep

    Setting Up Your Active Directory

    Troubleshooting Exchange 2000 during Implementation

    Problems with the DNS

    Active Directory Connector

    ForestPrep and Site Configuration

    Removing an Exchange Server from the Active Directory

    More Information

    Summary

    FAQs

    Chapter 3 Security Applications that Enhance Exchange 2000

    Introduction

    Understanding Your Security Needs

    What Needs to Be Protected?

    Who Is the Enemy?

    What Are We Protecting Against?

    How Do We Protect Ourselves?

    Windows 2000 and Exchange 2000 Security Architecture

    Active Directory

    Public Key Infrastructure

    Secure Networking

    Client Access

    Windows 2000 and Exchange 2000 Internal Security

    Protocols

    Delegation in Exchange

    IPSec

    Security Policies

    Firewalls

    Firewall Strategies and Exchange 2000

    Configuring Client Security

    Securing Outlook

    Securing Web Browsers

    Implementing a Smart-Card Environment

    Authentication

    Smart Cards and Exchange 2000 Security

    Summary

    FAQs

    Chapter 4 Basic Administration

    Introduction

    Exchange Administration Tools

    Active Directory Users and Computers

    Exchange System Manager

    Administering Users, Contacts, and Groups

    Administering User Accounts

    Administering Contacts

    Administering Groups in Exchange 2000

    Administering Exchange Server

    Configuring Exchange Global Settings

    Administering Address Lists

    Managing Online Address Lists

    Managing Offline Address Lists

    Customizing Address Book Templates

    Managing Policies on Exchange 2000

    Administering System Policies

    Administering Recipient Policies

    Administering Exchange Server Protocols

    Managing Exchange Data Storage

    Administering Mailbox Stores

    Administering Public Folders

    Managing Connectors

    Configuring Routing Group Connectors

    Configuring SMTP Connectors

    X400 Connectors

    Connectors to Foreign Systems

    Summary

    FAQs

    Chapter 5 Client Access to Exchange 2000 for E-Mail

    Introduction

    Physical Access

    Local Area Networks

    Wide Area Networks

    Dial-Up Connections

    Clients

    MAPI Clients

    Outlook Web Access Clients

    POP3 and IMAP4 Clients

    LDAP Clients

    Troubleshooting

    Stuck in the Middle of the Outbox

    The Missing Files

    POP3 Oddities

    Summary

    FAQs

    Chapter 6 Deploying Exchange 2000 Server

    Introduction

    Green Field Deployment

    Preparing Active Directory

    Preparing Your Domains

    Deploying Servers Running Exchange 2000

    Unattended Installation

    Deploying Exchange System Manager

    Upgrading from Previous Versions of Exchange

    Upgrading the Directories to Active Directory

    When to Consolidate before Deploying

    Tools Used to Upgrade the Windows NT 4.0 SAM

    Tools Used to Upgrade the Exchange Server 5.5 Directory

    Directory Upgrade Scenarios

    Directory Upgrade Considerations

    Upgrading the Messaging Environment

    Performing an In-Place Upgrade

    Performing a Move-Mailbox Upgrade

    Moving to a New Organization

    Upgrading Supporting Servers

    Testing Your Scenario

    Summary

    FAQs

    Chapter 7 Defending Exchange 2000 from Attack

    Introduction

    What Are the Potential Threats to Exchange 2000?

    Unsolicited Commercial E-Mail

    Considering Defense Strategies

    Setting Policy

    Educating Users

    Protecting the Message Store

    Client-Side Protection

    Firewall and Gateway Strategies

    Hosting

    Managing Exchange 2000 Security

    Summary

    FAQs

    Chapter 8 Real-Time Communication in Exchange 2000

    Introduction

    The Value of Instant Messaging to Your Business

    Architecture

    Before You Install Your Instant Messaging Servers

    Implementing Instant Messaging

    Troubleshooting

    Using Chat Services

    Implementing Chat Services

    Troubleshooting Chat

    Can Conferencing Server Keep Your Travel Budget Down?

    Background

    Installing Exchange Conferencing Server

    Configuration

    Troubleshooting

    More Information

    Summary

    FAQs

    Chapter 9 Application Service Providers

    Introduction

    Defining Application Service Providers

    ASP Definitions

    ASP Messaging Service Models

    Hosting Services Using Exchange 2000 and Active Directory

    Hosting Other Services Integrated with Exchange 2000 and Active Directory

    Architecture for Shared Hosting

    Architectural Overview

    Scaling Exchange 2000 and Active Directory

    Planning and Configuring the Active Directory and Exchange 2000 Hosting Infrastructure

    Windows 2000 and Active Directory

    Configuring Exchange 2000

    Additional Resources

    Summary

    FAQs

    Chapter 10 Is Your Backup and Restore Really Working?

    Introduction

    Exchange 2000 Architecture Overview

    Database Components

    Transaction Logging

    Internet Information Server

    Certificate Authority/Key Management Server

    Site Replication Service

    Exchange 2000 Back Up Basics

    Exchange 2000 Restore Basics

    Tools and Products to Back Up Your Exchange 2000 Data

    NTBackup

    Third-Party Backup Products

    ExMerge Utility

    Mailbox Recovery and Deleted Item Recovery

    Types of Backup Procedures

    Normal Backups

    Differential Backups

    Incremental Backups

    Copy Backups

    When to Back Up

    Preventing Data Loss: What to Back Up and Why

    Types of Data to Back Up

    Types of Losses

    Planning Data Loss Prevention and Recovery

    Backup Devices

    Best Practices for Backups and Restores

    Implementing Backup

    Using NTBackup to Back Up Exchange Databases

    Using NTBackup for Other Exchange Databases

    Backing Up Other Services

    Using ExMerge to Back Up Mailboxes

    Test Your Backups

    Implementing Restore Scenarios

    Restoring an Exchange 2000 Server

    Troubleshooting

    Understanding the LegacyExchangeDN Identifier

    Backup Problems

    Summary

    FAQs

    Chapter 11 Clustering Your Exchange 2000 Server

    Introduction

    Understanding Cluster Service and NLBS

    What Is Microsoft Cluster Service?

    What Is Network Load Balancing?

    Architecture

    Cluster Service Basics

    Exchange 2000 Cluster Basics

    Network Load Balance Basics

    Advanced Exchange Clustering

    Active/Active Clusters

    Datacenter Server

    Planning Your Exchange Cluster

    When to Use Clustering

    When Not to Use Clustering

    Capacity Planning

    Exceed Storage Group Limit During Failure

    The Failback Option

    Using Cluster Utilities

    Installing an Exchange Cluster

    Building a New Windows 2000 Cluster

    Installing Exchange 2000 on a Cluster

    How to Upgrade from an Exchange 5.5 Cluster

    How to Install and Configure Network Load Balancing

    Troubleshooting

    Database Corruption

    Quorum Drive Failure

    Accidentally Stopping an Exchange Service

    Summary

    FAQs

    Chapter 12 Basic Monitoring and Troubleshooting Methodology

    Introduction

    Basic Troubleshooting Methodology for Exchange 2000

    Wait and Refresh

    Know Your Services

    Event Viewer Logs

    Diagnostic Logging

    Monitoring Services and Objects

    Message Stores and Storage Groups

    Message Stores and Storage Group Architecture

    Problems with Databases, Storage Groups, and Public Folder Trees

    Message Flow and Routing

    Message Flow and Routing Architecture

    Delivering a Message Within the Same Server

    Delivering a Message Within the Same Routing Group

    Delivering a Message to a Different Routing Group

    Problems with Message Flow and Routing

    Summary

    FAQs

    Appendix A TCP and UDP Ports

    Appendix B Physical Networking and VPN Protocol Details

    Physical Networking

    Types of Connections via Remote Access Servers

    VPN Protocol Details

    IPSec

    PPTP

    L2TP

    Index


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  • No. of pages: 512
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Syngress 2001
  • Published: March 12, 2001
  • Imprint: Syngress
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080476759

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