How to Cheat at Configuring Exchange Server 2007: Including Outlook Web, Mobile, and Voice Access

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Elsevier, Apr 18, 2011 - Computers - 624 pages
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.
  • 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

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Chapter 1 Introducing Exchange Server 2007
Chapter 2 Installing Exchange Server 2007
Chapter 3 Managing Recipients in Exchange 2007
Chapter 4 Managing the Exchange 2007 Mailbox Server Role
Chapter 5 Managing the Client Access Server
Chapter 6 Managing the Hub Transport Server Role
Chapter 7 Managing the Edge Transport Server
Chapter 8 High Availability for Exchange 2007 Mailbox Servers
Chapter 9 Disaster Recovery with Exchange Server 2007
Chapter 10 Transitioning from Exchange 2000 or 2003 to Exchange 2007
Chapter 11 Introduction to Exchange Server 2007 Unified Messaging

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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.

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