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Title:
Microsoft Exchange Server for Windows 2000 : planning, design and implementation
Author:
Redmond, Tony, 1959-
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Publication Information:
Boston : Digital Press, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
xxii, 1048 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781555582241
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Book

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A guide to designing, deploying and managing an Exchange Server operation. It describes Exchange's best practices and discusses the major Exchange Server technologies new for Windows 2000, including Active Directory, Microsoft Management Console, clustering, and Collaborative Data Objects.


Table of Contents

Forewordp. xi
Prefacep. xv
Acknowledgmentsp. xxi
1 Searching for Platinump. 1
1.1 The road to Exchange 2000p. 1
1.2 The goals for Exchange 2000p. 6
1.3 The development of Exchangep. 15
1.4 Building an implementation plan for Exchange 2000p. 26
1.5 Server versions and licensingp. 30
1.6 Knowledge is the path to successful deploymentsp. 31
1.7 Be prepared to changep. 35
1.8 Why move to Windows 2000?p. 39
1.9 Why move to Exchange 2000?p. 43
2 Designing a Windows 2000 Infrastructure for Exchange 2000p. 47
2.1 Domain Naming Service (DNS)p. 48
2.2 LDAP: Internet directory servicesp. 59
2.3 Mastering the Active Directoryp. 63
2.4 How many objects can the Active Directory store?p. 94
2.5 Windows 2000 domains set the namespacep. 100
2.6 Evolving sitesp. 101
2.7 Understanding Active Directory replicationp. 109
2.8 Transforming a Windows NT infrastructure to Windows 2000p. 130
2.9 Active Directory management toolsp. 141
3 Deploying Exchange 2000p. 153
3.1 Connecting Exchange 2000 to the Active Directoryp. 154
3.2 Extending the schemap. 158
3.3 Synchronizing the Active Directory with Exchange 5.5p. 168
3.4 Installing Exchange 2000p. 196
3.5 Managing Exchange 2000p. 203
3.6 Administration Groups and Routing Groupsp. 225
3.7 Managing permissionsp. 237
3.8 Managing Exchange 5.5 on Windows 2000p. 239
3.9 Organizational restructuring pre-Exchange 2000p. 240
3.10 Migration scenariosp. 247
4 The Zen of the Storep. 251
4.1 Jet and ESEp. 251
4.2 Inside the Storep. 257
4.3 Interaction between transaction log files and the Storep. 274
4.4 The streaming filep. 282
4.5 The importance of transaction logsp. 289
4.6 Storage Groupsp. 319
4.7 Public foldersp. 332
4.8 ExIFS--the Exchange Installable File Systemp. 359
5 Store Maintenancep. 369
5.1 Online maintenancep. 369
5.2 Offline maintenancep. 374
5.3 Calculating the Size of a mailbox storep. 398
5.4 Archiving messagesp. 421
5.5 Granular permissionsp. 424
5.6 Backupsp. 430
5.7 Backup operationsp. 439
5.8 Recovery serversp. 456
5.9 Third-party productsp. 458
6 Sending Messages--Routing and Transportp. 461
6.1 The Battle between SMTP and X.400p. 462
6.2 The Evolution of SMTPp. 464
6.3 Moving away from RPCs 4p. 81
6.4 The transport corep. 484
6.5 Processing incoming messagesp. 489
6.6 Categorization and Routingp. 492
6.7 Routing Groupsp. 502
6.8 Link State Routingp. 511
6.9 Connecting Routing Groupsp. 525
6.10 Creating an SMTP connectorp. 530
6.11 Creating an X.400 connectorp. 536
7 Exchange, Hardware, Clusters, and Morep. 545
7.1 Declaring a focusp. 546
7.2 Achieving high availability with Exchangep. 548
7.3 Different servers, different loadsp. 554
7.4 Is speed always important?p. 555
7.5 The hardware game, or "our servers support the most simulants"p. 559
7.6 Handling Store I/Op. 564
7.7 The end of direct connected storage?p. 573
7.8 Memoryp. 575
7.9 Clustersp. 580
7.10 Windows 2000 Domain Controllersp. 600
7.11 Distributing Store processingp. 601
8 Managing Usersp. 613
8.1 Allowing users to access Exchangep. 613
8.2 Creating accounts and mailboxesp. 616
8.3 Groupsp. 634
8.4 Accessing accounts: authenticationp. 639
8.5 Dealing with deleted usersp. 643
8.6 Policiesp. 646
8.7 Address listsp. 650
8.8 Connecting to Exchange remotelyp. 659
8.9 Managing clients to do a better jobp. 665
8.10 Protecting Exchange against virusesp. 675
9 Contemplating the Wide Selection of Clientsp. 703
9.1 The potential impact of Exchange 2000 on clientsp. 705
9.2 Exchange, MAPI, Servers, and Clientsp. 706
9.3 Outlook 2000: The natural client for Exchange 2000?p. 720
9.4 Personal stores and offline storesp. 727
9.5 Personal distribution listsp. 750
9.6 Outlook Calendaring--The search for free/busy informationp. 753
9.7 Stateless clients: web browser supportp. 758
9.8 The URL namespacep. 780
9.9 Reviewing other client optionsp. 798
9.10 Sending messages without a clientp. 809
9.11 Using the crystal ballp. 810
10 Secure Messagingp. 813
10.1 How secrets are keptp. 814
10.2 Exchange and encryptionp. 819
10.3 Advanced security managementp. 829
10.4 The role of S/MIMEp. 837
10.5 Enrolling in advanced securityp. 840
11 Extending Exchange 2000p. 849
11.1 Building a platform for collaborationp. 850
11.2 Application interfacesp. 858
11.3 Digital dashboardsp. 865
11.4 Outlook add-insp. 872
11.5 Writing Outlook codep. 874
11.6 The Exchange 2000 SDKp. 875
11.7 Exchange 2000 eventsp. 876
12 Extending to New Horizonsp. 887
12.1 Extra paymentp. 888
12.2 Instant Messagingp. 889
12.3 Online conferencingp. 902
12.4 Exchange 2000 chatp. 909
12.5 Integrating voice, e-mail, and datap. 910
12.6 Exchange 2000 and Microsoft's Knowledge Management strategyp. 918
12.7 Into the futurep. 933
13 Monitoring Exchange 2000p. 935
13.1 Windows 2000 certificationp. 936
13.2 Windows Management Instrumentationp. 938
13.3 CDOEXM, or Exchange Management Objectsp. 944
13.4 The message tracking centerp. 946
13.5 Monitoring and statusp. 954
13.6 Diagnosticsp. 962
14 The Final Steps--Getting Ready for Deploymentp. 967
14.1 Piloting Exchange 2000p. 967
14.2 Trainingp. 976
14.3 Becoming trained on Exchangep. 977
14.4 User trainingp. 981
14.5 Deploying third-party productsp. 984
14.6 Further readingp. 990
A TCP/IP Ports Used By Exchangep. 993
B Exchange Configuration Datap. 997
C Message Tracking Log Event Identifiersp. 1001
D Websitesp. 1005
E Charting the Buildsp. 1007
F Interesting Registry Changesp. 1009
Glossaryp. 1011
Indexp. 1021