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The Best Damn Exchange, SQL and IIS Book Period

Book Description

Exchange, SQL and IIS are at the core of most Microsoft enterprise servers. The 2007 releases of these products, along with the release of Windows Vista and Windows 2008 Server, represents the biggest overhaul of Windows enterprise products since Windows 2000. The dramatic changes to security tools and the addition of features that support "anywhere access" present IT professionals with a steep learning curve. Making certain that these products are configured to meet regulatory compliance requirements adds addtionaly complexity to day-to-day management network management.

The Best Damn Exchange, SQL and IIS Book Period delivers an all-in-one reference for Windows System Administrators deploying the 2007 releases of these core Microsoft servers. The coverage is comprehensive, and provides users with just about everything they need to manage a Windows enterprise server. Special Bonus coverage includes how to gather and analyze the many log files generated by these servers.

  • All-in-one coverage includes Exchange, SQL, and IIS Servers
  • Integrated coverage on all key security features
  • Bonus coverage includes analyzing server logs and integrating Communicator 2007

Table of Contents

  1. Cover image
  2. Title page
  3. Table of Contents
  4. Copyright page
  5. Technical Editors
  6. Contributing Authors
  7. Chapter 1: Introducing Exchange Server 2007
    1. Introduction
    2. What Is Exchange Server 2007?
    3. Exchange 2007 Themes
    4. Architectural Goals with Exchange Server 2007
    5. Role-Based Deployment and Server Roles
    6. New Management Approach
    7. HA Improvements
    8. Exchange Server 2007 Services
    9. Exchange Server Permissions
    10. 64-Bit Support Only
    11. Active Directory-Based Routing Topology
    12. De-emphasized Features
    13. Discontinued Features
    14. Summary
  8. Chapter 2: Installing Exchange Server 2007
    1. Introduction
    2. Exchange 2007 Server Editions and CAL Types
    3. Exchange 2007 Prerequisites
    4. Installing Exchange 2007 Using the Setup Wizard
    5. Installing Exchange 2007 Using Unattended Setup
    6. Verifying the Installation of Exchange Server 2007
    7. Licensing an Exchange 2007 Server
    8. Finalizing Deployment of Exchange Server 2007
    9. Adding and Removing Exchange 2007 Server Roles
    10. Uninstalling Exchange Server 2007
    11. Summary
    12. Solutions Fast Track
    13. Frequently Asked Questions
  9. Chapter 3: Managing Recipients in Exchange 2007
    1. Introduction
    2. Managing Recipients Using the Exchange 2007 Management Console
    3. Summary
    4. Solutions Fast Track
    5. Frequently Asked Questions
  10. Chapter 4: Managing the Exchange 2007 Mailbox Server Role
    1. Introduction
    2. Managing the Exchange 2007 Mailbox Server
    3. Exchange 2007 Storage Groups
    4. Managing Exchange 2007 Mailbox Databases
    5. Exchange 2007 Public Folder Databases
    6. Administering Public Folder Permission Settings
    7. Managing Public Folder Replica Settings
    8. Mail-Enabling a Public Folder
    9. Moving a Mailbox or Public Folder Database
    10. Removing a Mailbox or Public Folder Database
    11. Managing Organizationwide Mailbox Server Configuration Settings
    12. Address Lists
    13. Managed Default Folders
    14. Managed Custom Folders
    15. Managed Folder Mailbox Policies
    16. Offline Address Books
    17. Creating a New Offline Address Book
    18. Summary
    19. Solutions Fast Track
    20. Frequently Asked Questions
  11. Chapter 5: Managing the Client Access Server
    1. Introduction
    2. Managing the Exchange 2007 Client Access Server
    3. The AutoDiscover Service
    4. The Availability Service
    5. Client Access Servers and the SSL Certificate Dilemma
    6. Managing Outlook Anywhere
    7. Managing Outlook Web Access 2007
    8. Managing Exchange ActiveSync
    9. Managing POP3/IMAP4
    10. Summary
    11. Solutions Fast Track
    12. Frequently Asked Questions
  12. Chapter 6: Managing the Hub Transport Server Role
    1. Introduction
    2. Message Transport and Routing Architecture in Exchange 2007
    3. Managing the Hub Transport Server
    4. Message Tracking with Exchange Server 2007
    5. Using the Exchange 2007 Queue Viewer
    6. Introduction to the Exchange Mail Flow Troubleshooter Tool
    7. Configuring the Hub Transport Server as an Internet-Facing Transport Server
    8. Summary
    9. Solutions Fast Track
    10. Frequently Asked Questions
  13. Chapter 7: Managing the Edge Transport Server
    1. Introduction
    2. Deploying the Edge Transport Server Role
    3. Enabling Name Resolution Lookups between the Edge Transport and Hub Transport Servers Suffix
    4. Installing the ADAM Component
    5. Verifying That the EdgeSync Service Works As Expected
    6. Manually Configuring the Required Connectors
    7. Pointing Your MX Records to the Edge Transport Server
    8. Deploying Multiple Edge Transport Servers in the Organization
    9. Summary
    10. Solutions Fast Track
    11. Frequently Asked Questions
  14. Chapter 8: High Availability for Exchange 2007 Mailbox Servers
    1. Introduction
    2. Managing the Local Continuous Replication Feature
    3. Managing a Cluster Continuous Replication-Based Setup
    4. Managing a Single Copy Cluster-Based Setup
    5. Summary
    6. Solutions Fast Track
    7. Frequently Asked Questions
  15. Chapter 9: Disaster Recovery with Exchange Server 2007
    1. Introduction
    2. Backing Up Exchange 2007 Using Windows 2003 Backup
    3. Restoring Exchange 2007 Storage Groups and Databases Using Windows 2003 Backup
    4. Repairing a Corrupt or Damaged Exchange 2007 Database Using Eseutil
    5. Recovering an Exchange 2007 Server Using the RecoverServer Switch
    6. Recovering an Exchange 2007 Cluster Using the RecoverCMS Switch
    7. Summary
    8. Solutions Fast Track
    9. Frequently Asked Questions
  16. Chapter 10: Transitioning from Exchange 2000 or 2003 to Exchange 2007
    1. Introduction
    2. Preparing the Environment for a Transition to Exchange Server 2007
    3. Exchange 2003 and Exchange 2007 Coexistence
    4. Replicating Public Folders to Exchange 2007
    5. Pointing Internet Clients to the Client Access Server
    6. Moving Legacy Mailboxes to Exchange 2007
    7. Redirecting Inbound Mail to the Exchange 2007 Server
    8. Decommissioning the Legacy Exchange Server
    9. Summary
    10. Solutions Fast Track
    11. Frequently Asked Questions
  17. Chapter 11: Introduction to Exchange Server 2007 Unified Messaging
    1. Introduction
    2. What Is Exchange 2007 Unified Messaging?
    3. Exchange 2007 Unified Messaging Features
    4. The Unified Messaging Infrastructure
    5. The Unified Messaging Mailbox Policies
    6. Summary
    7. Solutions Fast Track
    8. Frequently Asked Questions
  18. Chapter 12: Getting Started with IIS 7.0
    1. Introduction
    2. Inside the Changes in IIS 7.0
    3. IIS 6.0 versus IIS 7.0: The Delta
    4. Summary
    5. Solutions Fast Track
    6. Frequently Asked Questions
  19. Chapter 13: Installation of IIS 7.0
    1. Introduction
    2. Install Types Available in IIS 7.0
    3. Installation Feature Sets
    4. IIS 7.0 Modules
    5. Summary
    6. Solutions Fast Track
    7. Frequently Asked Questions
  20. Chapter 14: The Extensible Core Server
    1. Introduction
    2. Understanding Development Advantages in IIS 7.0
    3. Extending IIS 7.0 with Native (C\C++) Modules
    4. Enabling Managed Code (ASP.NET) in IIS 7.0
    5. Summary
    6. Solutions Fast Track
    7. Frequently Asked Questions
  21. Chapter 15: Get Started with IIS 7.0’s Configuration
    1. Introduction
    2. Introducing ApplicationHost.config
    3. Enabling Delegated Administration in IIS 7.0
    4. Summary
    5. Solutions Fast Track
    6. Frequently Asked Questions
  22. Chapter 16: Administration of an IIS 7.0 Web Server
    1. Introduction
    2. Accomplishing Tasks Using IIS Manager
    3. Accessing Information Using AppCmd.exe
    4. Configuring and Using Trace Log Data with AppCmd
    5. Writing Scripts Using the New WMI Provider
    6. Managed Code Administration: Inside Microsoft.Web.Administration
    7. Summary
    8. Solutions Fast Track
    9. Frequently Asked Questions
  23. Chapter 17: Troubleshooting 101: Diagnostics in IIS 7.0
    1. Introduction
    2. Using IIS 7.0’s Custom Detailed Errors
    3. Inside IIS 7.0’s Failed Request Tracing
    4. Breakpoints: Extending IIS 7.0’s Tracing
    5. Reality: Inside What Tracing Can’t Do in IIS 7.0
    6. Summary
    7. Solutions Fast Track
    8. Frequently Asked Questions
  24. Chapter 18: Putting It All Together
    1. Introdution
    2. Migrating to IIS 7.0
    3. The Developer’s Call to Arms
    4. Summary
    5. Solutions Fast Track
    6. Frequently Asked Questions
  25. Chapter 19: Introduction to SQL Server Security
    1. Introduction
    2. Security: Why Worry About It?
    3. Installing SQL Server
    4. Building Security into Your Application
    5. Managed Code
    6. Summary
    7. Solutions Fast Track
    8. Frequently Asked Questions
  26. Chapter 20: Surface Area Reduction
    1. Introduction
    2. SQL Server Surface Area
    3. Summary
    4. Solutions Fast Track
    5. Frequently Asked Questions
  27. Chapter 21: Roles
    1. Introduction
    2. Roles
    3. Situational Examples
    4. Summary
    5. Solutions Fast Track
    6. Frequently Asked Questions
  28. Chapter 22: Authentication and Granular Access
    1. Introduction
    2. Understanding the SQL Server Authentication Modes
    3. Endpoint Security
    4. Configuring Kerberos Support for Your SQL Server
    5. Auditing Authentication Attempts
    6. Understanding Granular Access
    7. Summary
    8. Solutions Fast Track
    9. Frequently Asked Questions
  29. Chapter 23: Schemas
    1. Introduction
    2. Understanding Schemas
    3. Changes Due to the User-Schema Separation
    4. Designing Schemas
    5. Managing Schemas
    6. Summary
    7. Solutions Fast Track
    8. Frequently Asked Questions
  30. Chapter 24: Password Policies
    1. Introduction
    2. Password Policies in SQL Server 2005
    3. SQL Server Scenarios
    4. Summary
    5. Solutions Fast Track
    6. Frequently Asked Questions
  31. Chapter 25: DDL Triggers
    1. Introduction
    2. DDL Triggers Explained
    3. Implementing DDL Triggers
    4. Managing DDL Triggers
    5. Scenarios for Deploying DDL Triggers
    6. Summary
    7. Solutions Fast Track
    8. Frequently Asked Questions
  32. Chapter 26: Data Encryption
    1. Introduction
    2. Data Encryption Explained
    3. Summary
    4. Solutions Fast Track
    5. Frequently Asked Questions
  33. Chapter 27: Reporting Services, Analysis Services, and Integration Services
    1. Introduction
    2. General SQL Server Best Security Practices
    3. Securing Reporting Services
    4. Securing Analysis Services
    5. Securing Integration Services
    6. Summary
    7. Solutions Fast Track
    8. Frequently Asked Questions
  34. Index