Design the Perimeter Network Infrastructure


Updated: April 1, 2008

Applies To: Groove Server 2007

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Next, design the perimeter zone where servers will be installed. The following table provides a task breakdown.


Designing the Perimeter Network Infrastructure Task Breakdown


Assemble the implementation details for locating the onsite servers in the enterprise perimeter network. The design should address the requirements set forth by the enterprise architecture and incorporate current enterprise practices and security policies.

Intended Results:

A detailed design for securely implementing Groove onsite servers into the perimeter network. Specific network topology, routing, and firewall configurations, and related information. are described in the design.

  • Review and incorporate enterprise practices and security policies for building perimeter network systems into the design.

  • Define network firewall configurations and rules.

  • Define a public-facing network.

  • Define a private administrative network.

  • Define the network for the administrative VPN-to-private administrative site.

  • Define DNS naming for internal and external access to Groove Manager and Relay servers, so that both internal and external network Groove clients can reliably resolve server names.

  • Consider and design for secure back-channel inter-server communications.

  • Consider and design for intrusion detection system.