Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Advanced Administration

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John Wiley & Sons, May 5, 2008 - Computers - 984 pages
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Advanced Exchange instruction for experienced systems administrators

Building on the success of Jim McBee's "Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 24seven," this book is fully updated for "Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 SP2" and "Windows Server 2003 R2" and now joins the new Sybex series

In the Field Results. Starting where documentation, training courses, and other books leave off, this new book offers targeted instruction, practical advice, and insider tips from an expert who has extensive experience in the field.

With full coverage of security, connectivity, anti-spam protection, disaster recovery, and troubleshooting, the information and common sense approach used in this book will save you time, improve efficiency, and optimize your day-to-day operations.

Inside you'll find: What you need to know about Exchange Server 2003 data storage and security Real-world scenarios that focus on practical applications Advice for managing interactions with Active Directory Updates on mobile e-mail, including seamless Direct Push technologies, and enhancements to device security The latest protections against spam, including updated Exchange Intelligent Message Filter and new support for Sender ID e-mail authentication Deployment guidelines for Outlook Web Access Information on what it takes to support POP3 and IMAP4 Clients in the Field

"In the Field Results" provides seasoned systems administrators with advanced tools, knowledge, and real-world skills to use on the job. Going beyond what the standard documentation or classroom training provides, these practical guides address the real situations IT professionals face every day, offering streamlined solutions to improve productivity.

 

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Contents

Building a Foundation
1
Windows Dependencies and Platform
35
NTFS Permissions and Exchange 2003
63
Active Directory and Exchange 2003
67
The Tools of the Trade
79
Preparing Active Directory for Exchange 2003
87
Active Directory Customization
99
Read Receipt
113
Hardware Requirements
457
Moving to an Exchange 2003 Cluster
473
Public Folders
479
Whats in the Default Public Folder Hierarchy?
491
Public Folder Replication
499
Connectivity
563
Tightening SMTP Security
597
Defining SMTP Addresses
604

What You Need to Know about Exchange Databases
130
Content Conversion
136
Optimizing Database Performance
146
Improving Search Response Times Using FullText Indexing
163
Planning Storage Capacity
170
Read Receipt
185
How to Lose Your Job with Exchange
192
Operations
231
Moving Mailboxes
278
Read Receipt
289
Using Mailbox Manager
312
Applying Exchange Policies
318
Keeping an Eye on Exchange 2003 Usage
329
Using MessageTracking Logs
336
BargainBasement Reporting Tools
343
Event Sinks
357
Read Receipt
369
Improving Performance
371
Monitoring Windows 2003 Performance
381
Optimizing Exchange 2003
392
Read Receipt
400
Disaster Recovery Scenarios
409
Restoring Data
419
Repairing a Damaged Store
431
Read Receipt
440
Connectivity within Your Organization
615
Connecting Routing Groups
622
Choosing the Right Connector
632
Read Receipt
639
Controlling Inbound SMTP Mail
652
Spam Spam Spam
673
Exchange 2003 Security Issues
685
Disabling Unnecessary Services
703
Securing Message Content
723
Use a ThirdParty CA?
740
Read Receipt
748
Exchange Clients
763
Deploying Outlook Web Access
801
Tweaking and Customizing OWA
818
Changing Passwords through OWA
825
Securing Outlook Web Access
832
Troubleshooting OWA 2003
850
Going WirelessOutlook and Mobile Devices
857
Configuring ISA Server for Exchange Mobility
877
Troubleshooting OMA and ActiveSync
883
Supporting POP3 and IMAP4 Clients
887
Improving Internet Protocol Client Security
896
Troubleshooting POP3 and IMAP4 Problems
903
Index
917
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About the author (2008)

Jim McBee, MCSE and MCT, is a consultant based in Honolulu, Hawaii. He specializes in Exchange deployments and education and has worked for many Fortune 500 customers, as well as the U.S. Department of Defense. He is the author of three editions of Exchange Server 24seven and coauthor of Cabling: The Complete Guide to Network Wiring, all from Sybex.

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