Microsoft Exchange Server 2003, Deployment and Migration SP1 and SP2

1st Edition

Authors: Kieran McCorry
Paperback ISBN: 9781555583491
eBook ISBN: 9780080491837
Imprint: Digital Press
Published Date: 22nd August 2006
Page Count: 608
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Exchange Server is necessary to support Outlook and SharePoint in the enterprise messaging at virtually all Fortune 1000 firms. Microsoft(r) Exchange Server 2003 SP1 and SP2 Deployment and Migration describes everything that you need to know about designing, planning, and implementing an Exchange 2003 environment. This book covers, in detail, the tools and techniques that messaging system planners and administrators will require in order to establish a functioning interoperability environment between Exchange 2003 and previous versions of Exchange including Exchange 5.5 and Exchange 2000. The book describes various deployment topologies and environments to cater for a multitude of different organizational requirements. The book has been updated to reflect the new changes that Microsoft introduced with Exchange 2003 and SP1 and SP2 updates in relation to major architectural changes to migrations techniques and other services such as RPC over HTTP and journaling functionality.

Key Features

  • Details for consultants and system administrators to migrate from older versions of Exchange 5.5 and Exchange 2000 to the latest revisions of Exchange 2003
  • Critical information on integration with Office 2003 and Windows 2003
  • Based on actual implementations of the released version of Exchange 2003 in larger enterprise environments
  • NEW! Cover critical updates to Exchange 2003 with updates from SP1 and SP2, such as new implementations of RPC over HTTP and cross site migrations
  • NEW! Coverage of the Exchange journaling feature updates in Exchange 2003 SP1 and SP2


Systems and Network Managers, Developers and Consultants responsible for implementing, upgrading and managing Enterprise Exchange Servers

Table of Contents





Chapter 1: Exchange 2003 Deployment Fundamentals

1.1 Introduction

1.2 Windows 2000/Windows 2003 Refresher

1.3 Exchange 2003 and Its Relationship to the Forest

1.4 The Importance of Domain Controllers and Global Catalog Servers

1.5 Choosing an Appropriate Domain Model

1.6 Universal Security Groups and Windows Domain Mixed-Mode Membership

1.7 Token Augmentation

1.8 Exchange 2003 Installation Requirements

1.9 Exchange System Manager on Windows XP

1.10 Exchange 2003 and Internet Information Services 6.0

1.11 Exchange 2003 Installation Improvements

1.12 Preparing and Planning for Deployment

1.13 DCDiag and NetDiag Utilities

1.14 Preparing Windows 2003 Domains for Exchange 2003

1.15 Installing Exchange 2003

1.16 Summary

Chapter 2: Active Directory Connector Synchronization

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Active Directory Connector Core Technology Description

2.3 Connection Agreements

2.4 Active Directory Connector Schema Modifications

2.5 Determining Which Directory Objects to Synchronize

2.6 Active Directory Connector Block Searching

2.7 How the Active Directory Connector Uses the Active Directory

2.8 Mailbox-Enabled and Mail-Enabled Objects

2.9 Object Class Mapping from Exchange 5.5 to Active Directory

2.10 Object Class Mapping from Active Directory to Exchange 5.5

2.11 Synchronizing Hidden Objects

2.12 Dealing with Hidden Distribution List Membership

2.13 Object Deletion

2.14 Connection Agreements and Authentication

2.15 Controlling the Synchronization Schedule

2.16 Connection Agreement Advanced Parameters

2.17 Exchange 5.5 Mailboxes and Multiple Windows NT Accounts

2.18 Mailbox Delegate Access

2.19 Troubleshooting Ac


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About the Author

Kieran McCorry

Kieran McCorry is a Principal Consultant in HP CI's Enterprise Microsoft Services Team, part of the Technology Leadership Group. Kieran works extensively with the planning, design, and implementation of messaging infrastructures for many of HP's largest worldwide customers. A frequent speaker at many industry events such as Microsoft TechEd, Kieran is also a regular columnist in the Exchange and Outlook Administrator Newsletter and writes frequently for Windows .Net Magazine. He is author of the book, Connecting Microsoft Exchange Server, (Digital Press, 1999) and co-author with Donald Livengood of the book, Exchange 2000 Infrastructure Design, (Digital Press, 2001).

Affiliations and Expertise

Principal Consultant, HP CI's Enterprise Microsoft Services Team, part of the Technology Leadership Group.