The main subjects of this chapter are as follows:
Defining Active Directory prerequisites
Designing an administrative model
Planning Exchange Server 2007 placement
Understanding Exchange Server 2007 roles
Reviewing the current and planned network topology and providing technical recommendations
Understanding new Exchange features
Understanding internal and external message routing
As an Exchange Server 2007 message professional, your responsibilities normally will not include a single domain with a single Exchange Server installation. The Active Directories and Exchange organizations you plan, manage, or support will be highly complex as well as dispersed around the world. To cover this exam requirement, this section will teach you some specific commands and considerations that are special to medium-to-large organizations. Here you will learn about all the requirements of Active Directory for Exchange Server 2007.
The following section will teach you about Exchange Server 2007 and how it uses Active Directory to store configuration data. It starts with the high-level basics of Active Directory and Exchange data and continues with explanations of software version requirements as well as Active Directory preparation for Exchange.
Exchange Uses Active ...