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Microsoft® Exchange 2000 Server Administrator's Pocket Consultant
Author William R. Stanek
Pages 408
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Published 07/26/2000
ISBN 9780735609624
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Table of Contents

    1 Overview of Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Administration  3
        Exchange Server and Windows 2000 Integration4
        Hardware and Component Requirements for Exchange Server7
        Exchange Server Administration Tools10
    2 Managing Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Clients  13
        Configuring Mail Support for Outlook 2000 and Outlook Express14
            Configuring Outlook 2000 for the First Time14
            Configuring Outlook Express for the First Time18
            Reconfiguring Outlook 2000 Mail Support18
            Adding Internet Mail Accounts to Outlook 2000 and Outlook Express18
            Leaving Mail on the Server with POP320
            Checking Private and Public Folders with IMAP22
        Managing the Exchange Server Service in Outlook 200023
            Managing Delivery and Processing E-Mail Messages23
            Using Remote Mail and Scheduled Connections30
            Accessing Multiple Exchange Server Mailboxes34
            Granting Permission to Access Folders Without Delegating Access36
        Using Mail Profiles to Customize the Mail Environment38
            Creating, Copying, and Removing Mail Profiles39
            Selecting a Specific Profile to Use on Startup40
    3 Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Administration Essentials 43
        Understanding Exchange Server Organizations43
            Global Settings45
            Administrative Groups46
            Routing Groups48
        Data Storage in Exchange Server49
            Working with the Active Directory Data Store49
            Working with the Exchange Server Information Store50
        Using and Managing Exchange Server Services52
            Using Core Exchange Server Services53
            Starting, Stopping, and Pausing Exchange Server Services54
            Configuring Service Startup55
            Configuring Service Recovery56
    4 User, Mailbox, and Contact Administration 59
        Understanding Users and Contacts59
        Understanding the Basics of E-Mail Routing60
        Working with Active Directory Users And Computers61
            Running Active Directory Users And Computers61
            Using Active Directory Users And Computers61
            Connecting to a Domain Controller62
            Connecting to a Different Domain63
            Searching for Existing Users and Contacts64
        Managing User Accounts and Mail Features65
            Creating Mailbox-Enabled and Mail-Enabled User Accounts65
            Setting Contact Information for User Accounts70
            Changing a User’s Exchange Server Alias and Display Name71
            Adding, Changing, and Removing E-Mail Addresses72
            Setting a Default Reply Address73
            Enabling and Disabling Exchange Server Mail73
            Enabling and Disabling Voice Mail and Instant Messaging 74
            Creating a User Account to Receive Mail and Forward Off-Site74
            Renaming User Accounts75
            Deleting User Accounts and Contacts75
        Managing Mailboxes76
            Adding a Mailbox to an Existing User Account77
            Setting Delivery Restrictions on an Individual Mailbox78
            Allowing Others to Access a Mailbox79
            Forwarding E-Mail to a New Address79
            Setting Storage Restrictions on an Individual Mailbox80
            Setting Deleted Item Retention Time on an Individual Mailbox82
            Moving a Mailbox to a New Server or Storage Group83
            Removing a Mailbox from a User Account83
            Viewing Current Mailbox Size and Message Count83
        Managing Contacts84
            Creating Standard and Mail-Enabled Contacts84
            Setting Additional Directory Information for Contacts85
            Setting Message Size and Acceptance Restrictions for Contacts86
            Changing E-Mail Addresses Associated with Contacts 86
    5 Working with Groups, Lists, and Templates 87
        Using Security and Distribution Groups87
            Group Types, Scope, and Identifiers87
            When to Use Security and Distribution Groups89
            When to Use Domain Local, Global, and Universal Groups90
        Managing Groups90
            Creating Security and Distribution Groups91
            Assigning and Removing Membership for Individual Users, Groups, and Contacts93
            Adding and Removing Group Members93
            Changing a Group’s Exchange Server Alias93
            Changing a Group’s E-Mail Addresses94
            Enabling and Disabling a Group’s Exchange Server Mail 94
            Hiding and Displaying Group Membership95
            Setting Usage Restrictions on Groups95
            Setting Advanced Options97
            Renaming Groups97
            Deleting Groups97
        Managing Online Address Lists98
            Using Default Address Lists98
            Creating New Address Lists98
            Configuring Clients to Use Address Lists100
            Updating Address List Configuration and Membership Throughout the Domain100
            Rebuilding Address List Membership and Configuration101
            Editing Address Lists101
            Renaming and Deleting Address Lists102
        Managing Offline Address Lists102
            Configuring Clients to Use an Offline Address List102
            Assigning a Time to Rebuild an Offline Address List103
            Rebuilding Offline Address Lists Manually103
            Setting the Default Offline Address List104
            Changing Offline Address List Properties104
            Changing the Offline Address List Server104
        Customizing Address Templates105
            Using Address Templates105
            Modifying Address Book Templates106
            Restoring the Original Address Book Templates108
    6 Implementing Directory Security and Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Policies 109
        Controlling Exchange Server Administration and Usage109
            Assigning Exchange Server Permissions to Users and Groups110
            Understanding Exchange Server Permissions111
            Viewing Exchange Server Permissions112
            Setting Exchange Server Permissions113
            Overriding and Restoring Object Inheritance115
            Delegating Exchange Server Permissions115
        Auditing Exchange Server Usage118
            Setting Auditing Policies118
            Enabling Exchange Server Auditing119
            Starting to Log Auditable Events120
        Exchange Server Recipient Policies121
            Understanding Recipient Policies122
            Creating Recipient Polices122
            Modifying Recipient Policies and Generating New E-Mail Addresses124
            Creating Exceptions to Recipient Policies125
            Setting the Priority of Recipient Policies126
            Scheduling Recipient Policy Updates126
            Forcing Recipient Policy Updates127
            Rebuilding the Default E-Mail Addresses128
            Deleting Recipient Policies128
        Exchange Server System Policies128
            Using System Policies129
            Creating Server Policies130
            Creating Mailbox Store Policies131
            Creating Public Store Policies135
            Implementing System Policies137
            Modifying System Policies138
            Deleting System Policies139
    7 Managing Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Data and Storage Groups 143
        Controlling the Information Store143
            Using Storage Groups and Databases143
            Creating Storage Groups147
            Changing Transaction Log Location and System Path148
            Zeroing Out Deleted Database Pages149
            Enabling and Disabling Circular Logging150
            Renaming Storage Groups150
            Deleting Storage Groups150
        Content Indexing151
            Understanding Indexing151
            Setting Indexing Priority for an Information Store152
            Creating Full-Text Indexes153
            Updating and Rebuilding Indexes Manually154
            Pausing, Resuming, and Stopping Indexing154
            Scheduling Index Updating and Rebuilding155
            Enabling and Disabling Client Access to Indexes156
            Checking Indexing Statistics156
            Changing the Index File Location157
            Deleting Indexes and Stopping Indexing Permanently157
    8 Mailbox and Public Folder Store Administration 159
        Using Mailbox Stores159
            Understanding Mailbox Stores159
            Creating Mailbox Stores160
            Setting the Default Public Store, Offline Address List, and Other Messaging Options163
            Setting Mailbox Store Limits164
            Setting Deleted Item Retention165
            Recovering Deleted Mailboxes165
            Deleting A User’s Mailbox Permanently166
            Recovering Deleted Items from Public Mailbox Stores166
        Using Public Folder Stores167
            Understanding Public Folder Stores167
            Creating Public Folder Stores168
            Setting Public Store Limits171
            Setting Age Limits and Deleted Item Retention171
            Recovering Deleted Items from Public Folder Stores172
        Managing Data Stores172
            Viewing and Understanding Logons173
            Viewing and Understanding Mailbox Summaries175
            Mounting and Dismounting Data Stores177
            Setting the Maintenance Interval179
            Checking and Removing Applied Policies179
            Renaming Data Stores180
            Deleting Data Stores180
    9 Using and Replicating Public Folders 181
        Making Sense of Public Folders and Public Folder Trees181
        Accessing Public Folders182
            Accessing Public Folders in E-Mail Clients182
            Accessing Public Folders as Network Shares183
            Accessing Public Folders from the Web183
        Creating and Managing Public Folder Trees185
            Creating Public Folder Trees185
            Designating Users Who Can Make Changes to Public Folder Trees186
            Renaming, Copying, and Moving Public Folder Trees186
            Deleting Public Folder Trees and Their Containers187
        Creating and Adding Items to Public Folders188
            Creating Public Folders in System Manager188
            Creating Public Folders in Microsoft Outlook189
            Creating Public Folders in Internet Explorer190
            Adding Items to Public Folders191
        Managing Public Folder Settings192
            Controlling Folder Replication192
            Setting Limits on Individual Folders193
            Setting Client Permissions194
            Setting Active Directory Rights and Designating Administrators195
            Propagating Public Folder Settings 196
            Viewing and Changing Address Settings for Public Folders196
            Manipulating, Renaming, and Recovering Public Folders197
            Working with Public Folder Replicas199
            Checking Replication Status201
    10 Backing Up and Restoring Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server  203
        Understanding the Essentials of Exchange Server Backup and Recovery203
            Backing Up Exchange Server: The Basics203
            Formulating an Exchange Server Backup and Recovery Plan205
            Choosing Backup Options206
        Backing Up Exchange Server208
            Starting the Backup Utility208
            Backing Up Exchange Server with the Backup Wizard208
            Backing Up Exchange Server Manually212
        Recovering Exchange Server215
            Recovering Exchange Server with the Restore Wizard216
            Recovering Exchange Server Manually218
    11 Managing Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Organizations223
        Configuring Global Settings for the Organization223
            Setting Internet Message Formats224
            Setting Message Delivery Options230
        Managing Administrative Groups234
            Creating Administrative Groups234
            Adding Containers to Administrative Groups234
            Controlling Access to Administrative Groups235
            Renaming and Deleting Administrative Groups235
            Moving and Copying Among Administrative Groups235
        Managing Routing Groups236
            Creating Routing Group Containers236
            Creating Routing Groups237
            Moving Exchange Servers Among Routing Groups237
            Connecting Routing Groups237
            Designating Routing Group Masters238
            Renaming and Deleting Routing Groups238
    12 Managing Message Transfer and Routing Within the Organization 241
        Configuring the X.400 Message Transfer Agent242
            Setting Local MTA Credentials242
            Expanding Remote Distribution Lists and Converting Messages243
            Setting Connection Retry Values for X.400244
            Setting RTS Values for X.400245
            Setting Association Parameters for X.400247
            Setting Transfer Timeout for X.400248
        Using Routing Group Connectors 248
            Understanding Routing Group Connectors249
            Installing Routing Group Connectors249
            Configuring Routing Group Connector Delivery Options251
            Performing Other Routing Group Connector Tasks252
        Using SMTP Connectors252
            Understanding SMTP Connectors252
            Installing SMTP Connectors253
            Configuring Delivery Options for SMTP Connectors255
            Configuring Outbound Security for SMTP Connectors256
            Setting Advanced Controls for SMTP Connectors258
            Performing Other SMTP Connector Tasks259
            Using X.400 Connectors259
            Understanding X.400 Connectors260
            Installing X.400 Stacks260
            Installing X.400 Connectors264
            Setting Connection Schedules271
            Overwriting X.400 MTA Properties272
            Setting Text Wrapping and Remote Client Support for X.400 Connectors272
            Performing Other X.400 Connector Tasks273
        Handling Core Connector Administration Tasks273
            Designating Local and Remote Bridgeheads273
            Setting Delivery Restrictions273
            Setting Content Restrictions275
            Setting Routing Cost for Connectors276
            Setting Public Folder Referrals276
            Disabling and Removing Connectors276
    13 Administering SMTP, IMAP4, and POP3 279
        Working with SMTP, IMAP4, and POP3 Virtual Servers279
        Mastering Core SMTP, IMAP4, and POP3 Administration281
            Starting, Stopping, and Pausing Virtual Servers281
            Configuring Ports and IP Addresses Used by Virtual Servers282
            Controlling Incoming Connections to Virtual Servers284
            Viewing and Ending User Sessions290
        Managing SMTP Virtual Servers291
            Creating SMTP Virtual Servers291
            Managing Messaging Delivery for SMTP and the Exchange Server Organization292
            Configuring Outbound Security 298
            Configuring Outgoing Connections299
            Managing Messaging Limits for SMTP300
            Handling Nondelivery, Bad Mail, and Unresolved Recipients302
            Setting and Removing Relay Restrictions303
        Managing IMAP4305
            Creating IMAP4 Virtual Servers305
            Allowing Public Folder Requests and Fast Message Retrieval306
            Setting Message Formats308
        Managing POP3309
            Creating POP3 Virtual Servers309
            Setting Message Formats311
    14 Managing Microsoft Outlook Web Access and HTTP Virtual Servers 313
        Mastering Outlook Web Access Essentials313
            Using Outlook Web Access313
            Enabling and Disabling Web Access for Users315
            Connecting to Mailboxes and Public Folders over the Web315
        Managing HTTP Virtual Servers316
            Creating Additional HTTP Virtual Servers316
            Configuring Ports, IP Addresses, and Host Names Used by HTTP Virtual Servers318
            Enabling SSL on HTTP Virtual Servers 319
            Restricting Incoming Connections and Setting Time-Out Values320
            Controlling Access to the HTTP Server322
            Configuring Mailbox and Public Folder Access on a Virtual Server325
            Creating Virtual Directories for Additional Mailboxes and Public Folders327
            Starting, Stopping, and Pausing HTTP Virtual Servers328
            Configuring Front-End and Back-End Servers for Mutliserver Organizations329
    15 Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Maintenance, Monitoring, and Queuing 331
        Tracking and Logging Activity in the Organization331
            Using Message Tracking331
            Using Protocol Logging336
            Using Diagnostic Logging339
        Monitoring Connections, Services, Servers, and Resource Usage344
            Checking Server and Connector Status344
            Monitoring Server Performance and Services345
            Removing Monitors351
            Disabling Monitoring351
            Configuring Notifications352
        Working with Queues356
            Using SMTP Queues357
            Using Microsoft MTA (X.400) Queues357
            Using MAPI Queues358
        Managing Queues358
            Enumerating Messages in Queues358
            Understanding Queue Summaries and Queue States359
            Viewing Message Details360
            Enabling and Disabling Connections to Queues360
            Forcing Connections to Queues361
            Freezing and Unfreezing Queues361
            Deleting Messages from Queues362

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