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Microsoft Forefront UAG 2010 Administrator's Handbook by Ran Dolev, Erez Ben-Ari

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Considerations for placing the server

We assume a network administrator does not need this book to learn how to physically secure a server, but there is one hardware aspect that should be kept in mind. Many organizations place their servers in a secure location a dedicated server room (a.k.a. The Dungeon), which is sometimes even isolated from the main company campus. This is not a bad practice, but keep in mind that during installation, remote-desktop connection to the server might be disconnected, so it's worthwhile to keep an option to reach the server physically. Another thing that's good to keep in mind is that UAG is designed to serve clients connecting from outside the organization, and so using it from "inside" is unsupported and will ...

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