Chapter 6


The management and operation of any system are some of the biggest elements to consider when planning for that new system. After all, it is these elements that together form the majority of the cost of ownership. In this chapter, we will focus on the management tools available. In particular, we will cover concepts such as Role-Based Access Control, which enables granular delegation of permissions to administrators. We will also address features, such as the move to a web-based management interface, in this chapter. Later in this book, we will discuss the day-to-day operations of Exchange.

Trends in Management of Platforms

When we look back at the early days of our IT careers in the late 1990s, the authors of this book remember ...

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