How to Cheat at Configuring Exchange Server 2007

1st Edition

Including Outlook Web, Mobile, and Voice Access

Authors: Henrik Walther
Paperback ISBN: 9781597491372
eBook ISBN: 9780080554204
Imprint: Syngress
Published Date: 1st March 2007
Page Count: 624
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Table of Contents

Lead Author


Technical Editors


Chapter 1: Introducing Exchange Server 2007


What Is Exchange Server 2007?

Exchange 2007 Themes

Architectural Goals with Exchange Server 2007

Role-Based Deployment and Server Roles

Unified Messaging Server Role

New Management Approach

Four New Work Centers

Exposed CMDlet Code

HA Improvements

Exchange Server 2007 Services

Exchange Server Permissions

64-Bit Support Only

Active Directory-Based Routing Topology

De-emphasized Features

Discontinued Features


Chapter 2: Installing Exchange Server 2007


Exchange 2007 Server Editions and CAL Types

Exchange 2007 Prerequisites

Installing Exchange 2007 Using the Setup Wizard

Installing Exchange 2007 Using Unattended Setup

Verifying the Installation of Exchange Server 2007

Licensing an Exchange 2007 Server

Finalizing Deployment of Exchange Server 2007

Adding and Removing Exchange 2007 Server Roles

Uninstalling Exchange Server 2007


Solutions Fast Track

Chapter 3: Managing Recipients in Exchange 2007


Managing Recipients Using the Exchange 2007 Management Console


Solutions Fast Track

Chapter 4: Managing the Exchange 2007 Mailbox Server Role


Managing the Exchange 2007 Mailbox Server

Exchange 2007 Storage Groups

Managing Exchange 2007 Mailbox Databases

Exchange 2007 Public Folder Databases

Administering Public Folder Permission Settings

Managing Public Folder Replica Settings

Mail-Enabling a Public Folder

Moving a Mailbox or Public Folder Database

Removing a Mailbox or Public Folder Database

Managing Organiza


The Perfect Reference for the Multitasked System Administrators The 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 Prerequisites

Review hardware and software requirements, Active Directory requirements, and more. Manage Recipient Filtering Create 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 Anywhere Outlook 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 2007 See how Outlook Web Access 2007 was completely rewritten in managed code to make it scale even better. Use the Exchange 2007 Queue Viewer You can now view information about queues and examine the messages held within them. Master Powerful Out-of-the-Box Spam Protection The Edge Transport server supports SMTP, provides several antispam filtering agents, and supports antivirus extensibility. Manage a Single-Copy Cluster-Based Setup SCC-based cluster provides service failover and still has a single point of failure when it comes to the databases. Recover Mailbox Databases Use the improved database portability feature to port and recover a Mailbox database to any server in the Exchange 2007 organization.

Key Features

  • Essential information for the multi-tasked System Administrator charged perform everyday tasks
  • Includes the latest coverage of the major new release of Exchange Server
  • Emphasizes best-practice security measures for all areas and in particular the area of remote access via Outlook


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.


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About the Authors

Henrik Walther Author

Henrik Walther is a Senior Microsoft Server Consultant working for an IT outsourcing services company in Copenhagen, Denmark. Henrik has over 10 years of experience in the industry. He specializes in migrating, implementing, and supporting Microsoft Windows Active Directory and Microsoft Exchange environments. Henrik is a Microsoft Exchange MVP (Most Valuable Professional). He runs website and writes Exchange-related articles for both and He also spends time helping his peers in the Exchange community via forums, newsgroups, and mailing lists.

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Microsoft Server Consultant, Copenhagen, Denmark