After the design phase is over and the servers have been deployed into their respective places on the physical network, it is time to configure the servers to support the delivery of SharePoint data to mobile employees. Much as the design phase takes planning and consideration, the configuration phase requires careful considerations. Moving into implementation, you will need to answer questions such as:
Do I have a single SharePoint site? Or an entire server farm?
Is my SharePoint data accessed internally and externally?
Do I need to use HTTPS? If so, do I have the appropriate certificates?
What is the server information that we need to publish: IP address? Full qualified domain name ...