Plan for Exchange Server 2007
The new capabilities of Exchange Server 2007 deliver the advanced protection your company demands, the anywhere access people throughout your organization want, and the operational efficiency you need.
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Server Roles in Exchange Server 2007
Exchange 2007 provides five distinct server roles that align with the way messaging systems are typically deployed and distributed.
Upgrading, Migrating and Coexisting with Exchange Server 2007
Topologies in Exchange Server 2007
The choice of topologies can range from small business customers who typically run a single all-in-one server to large enterprise customers who typically separate servers based on functionality or location.
Planning Active Directory
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 uses the Active Directory directory service to store and share directory information with Microsoft Windows. For additional information about Active Directory, visit the Windows Server 2003 TechCenter.
Planning for High Availability
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 includes built-in features that can provide high availability. For an overview, see High Availability in the Exchange Server 2007 product documentation.
Planning for Disaster Recovery
For many organizations, messaging services are mission-critical or business-critical. If the messaging system is not available, productivity can be lowered, and business and revenue opportunities can be lost. Backing up the critical data in your Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 organization is a necessary operational task for all organizations.
As part of your disaster recovery planning, it is important that you understand how to correctly back up Exchange 2007, how to restore Exchange 2007, and how to repair corrupt databases when no backups are available.
Planning for Exchange Hosted Services
Exchange Hosted Services are deployed over the Internet using a "software as a service" model.
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