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Understanding Client Access Server Management Tasks

 

Applies to: Exchange Server 2007 SP3, Exchange Server 2007 SP2, Exchange Server 2007 SP1, Exchange Server 2007

Topic Last Modified: 2007-07-30

There are a variety of management tasks that you can perform on a Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 computer that has the Client Access server role installed. You can configure various settings for Exchange ActiveSync, Outlook Web Access, Outlook Anywhere, POP3, and IMAP4 by using the Exchange Management Console and the Exchange Management Shell. In addition, there are also tasks that you can perform by using Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager, the command line, and the Outlook Web Access interface. This topic lists many of the management tasks that you can perform and how you can perform them.

The following table lists the most common management tasks for Exchange ActiveSync and the tool or tools that you can use to perform them.

Management tasks for Exchange ActiveSync

 

Feature Exchange Management Console Exchange Management Shell Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager Other

Managing virtual directories

Limited

Complete

Limited

Enabling and disabling Exchange ActiveSync

Complete

Enabling and disabling Exchange ActiveSync for a user

Complete

Complete

Configuring synchronization options for users

Limited

Limited

Mobile device

Viewing Exchange ActiveSync logs

Complete

Using device history tracking

Limited

Complete

Outlook Web Access user interface

Creating custom alerts for device history tracking

Complete

Configuring authentication

Limited

Limited

Complete

Configuring Windows SharePoint Services and Universal Naming Convention (UNC) file access

Complete

Configuring a device for synchronization

Mobile device

Recovering a device password

Complete

Outlook Web Access user interface

Configuring device password locking

Complete

Complete

Performing a remote device wipe

Complete

Outlook Web Access user interface

Managing Exchange ActiveSync mailbox policies

Limited

Complete

The following table lists the most common management tasks for Outlook Web Access and the tool or tools that you can use to perform them.

Management tasks for Outlook Web Access

 

Feature Exchange Management Console Exchange Management Shell Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager Other

Managing virtual directories

Limited

Complete

Limited

Simplifying the URL

Complete

Configuring redirection

Complete

Managing file access on public and private computers

Complete

Complete

Configuring WebReady Document Viewing

Complete

Complete

Managing data access

Complete

Complete

Managing Gzip compression

Complete

Windows Registry

Managing Web beacons

Complete

Outlook Web Access user interface

Managing character settings

Complete

Managing language settings

Complete

Segmentation (enabling and disabling features)

Complete

Complete

Configuring proxy servers

Complete

Configuring single user sign-on

Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server or RSA SecurID

Configuring Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificates

Complete

Configuring ISA Server

ISA Server

The following table lists the most common management tasks for Outlook Anywhere and the tool or tools that you can use to perform them.

Management tasks for Outlook Anywhere

 

Feature Exchange Management Console Exchange Management Shell Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager Other

Enabling and disabling users for Outlook Anywhere

Complete

Enabling Outlook Anywhere for your organization

Complete

Complete

Disabling Outlook Anywhere for your organization

Complete

Complete

Configuring SSL offloading for Outlook Anywhere-enabled Client Access servers

Complete

Complete

Configuring ISA Server 2006

ISA Server 2006 Management Console

Installing the RPC over HTTP Windows Networking component

Add or Remove Programs

The following table lists the most common management tasks for POP3 and IMAP4 and the tool or tools that you can use to perform them.

Management tasks for POP3 and IMAP4

 

Feature Exchange Management Console Exchange Management Shell Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager Other

Configuring Transport Layer Security (TLS) or SSL encryption

Complete

Complete

Configuring authentication

Complete

Complete

Configuring ports for authentication

Complete

Complete

Starting and stopping the POP3 and IMAP4 service

Microsoft Management Console (MMC) Services snap-in

Managing calendar options

Complete

Complete

Setting connection limits

Complete

Complete

Configuring IP addresses and ports

Complete

Complete

Setting connection time-out limits

Complete

Complete

Configuring access to Exchange 2003 servers

Complete

Complete

To ensure that you are reading the most up-to-date information and to find additional Exchange Server 2007 documentation, visit the Exchange Server TechCenter.
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