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Mastering Microsoft Exchange Server 2003

Mastering Microsoft Exchange Server 2003

Barry Gerber

ISBN: 978-0-782-14204-4

Oct 2003

832 pages

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All the Documentation You Need for Successfully Deploying Exchange Server 2003

Author Barry Gerber shares his extensive real-world experience in easy-to-understand language in this comprehensive guide to Microsoft's messaging and collaboration server. Mastering Exchange Server 2003 systematically and sequentially walks you through all the essential concepts of planning and design, installation, deployment, administration and management, maintenance, and troubleshooting. With detailed background information, clear step-by-step, hands-on instructions, and realistic examples, Gerber teaches you how to devise and implement a system that is just right for your environment. He then leads you to the next level with advanced coverage on reliability and availability, disaster recovery, security solutions, wireless access, and building custom e-mail forms for Outlook.

Coverage Includes:

  • Designing a new Exchange 2003 system
  • Upgrading to Windows Server 2003 and Exchange Server 2003
  • Installing and configuring Exchange Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 as a domain controller, and Outlook 2003 from a customized server image
  • Organizing Exchange users, distribution groups, and contacts
  • Managing the Exchange Server hierarchy and core components
  • Managing Exchange 2003 Internet services and services for Internet clients
  • Installing and administrating additional Exchange Servers
  • Performing advanced administration and management
  • Ensuring Exchange Server reliability and availability
  • Building Exchange Server system security
  • Configuring wireless access to Exchange Server 2003
  • Creating and managing Outlook forms designer applications
  • Exploring third-party applications for Exchange/Outlook clients and Exchange Server


Part 1: Understanding and Planning.

Chapter 1: Introducing Exchange Server 2003.

Chapter 2: Windows Server 2003 and Exchange Server 2003.

Chapter 3: Two Key Architectural Components of Windows Server 2003.

Chapter 4: Exchange Server 2003 Architecture.

Chapter 5: Designing a New Exchange 2003 System.

Chapter 6: Upgrading to Windows Server 2003 and Exchange Server 2003.

Part 2: Installation.

Chapter 7: Installing Windows Server 2003 as a Domain Controller.

Chapter 8: Installing Exchange Server 2003.

Part 3: The Outlook Client.

Chapter 9: Installing Outlook 2003 from a Customized Server Image.

Chapter 10: A Quick Overview of Outlook 2003.

Part 4: Basic Exchange Server 2003 Management.

Chapter 11: Managing Exchange Users, Distribution Groups, and Contacts.

Chapter 12: Managing the Exchange Server Hierarchy and Core Components.

Part 5: Expanding an Exchange Server Organization.

Chapter 13: Managing Exchange 2003 Internet Services.

Chapter 14: Managing Exchange 2003 Services for Internet Clients.

Chapter 15: Installing and Managing Additional Exchange Servers.

Part 6: Exchange and Outlook: The Next Level.

Chapter 16: Advanced Exchange Server Administration and Management.

Chapter 17: Exchange Server Reliability and Availability.

Chapter 18: Exchange Server System Security.

Chapter 19: Wireless Access to Exchange Server 2003.

Chapter 20: Building, Using, and Managing Outlook Forms Designer Applications.

Appendix: Cool Third-Party Applications for Exchange Server and Outlook Clients.