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Microsoft® Exchange 2000 Server Upgrade Series Volume 2: Deployment

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The Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Upgrade series is specifically created to assist you in the process of planning, deploying, and operating Exchange 2000 Server.

Table of Contents

  1. Microsoft® Exchange 2000 Server Upgrade Series, Version 1.0: Deployment Guide
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    2. A Note Regarding Supplemental Files
      1. Content Lead
      2. Key Authors
      3. Reviewers
    3. 1. Overview of the Exchange 2000 Server Deployment Process
      1. Introduction
        1. Chapter Start Point
        2. Chapter End Point
        3. Prerequisites
        4. Resource Requirements
          1. Personnel
          2. Deployment Specific Roles
            1. Technicians/Server Operators
            2. Helpdesk Operators
            3. Technical Evangelists
            4. Pilot & Pre-Pilot Users
            5. End Users
          3. Space
      2. Chapter Overview
      3. Job Aids
      4. Exchange 2000 Server Implementation Plan
        1. Deployment Phases
      5. Establishing Effective Communications
        1. Communication Factors
        2. Timetables
        3. User Types
        4. Organizational Communications Policy
        5. Communication Resources
      6. Educating and Training Your Personnel
        1. Exchange 2000 Administrator Training
        2. Exchange 2000 Administrator-Level Courses
        3. User Training
        4. Helpdesk and Technical Evangelist Training
        5. Developer Training
      7. Configuring Active Directory for Exchange 2000 Server
      8. Synchronizing Active Directory with Exchange Server 5.5
      9. Installing Exchange 2000 Server
        1. Installing and Configuring Clients
      10. Reviewing the Implementation
      11. Summary
        1. More Information
    4. 2. Configuring Windows 2000 Active Directory for Exchange 2000 Server
      1. Chapter Start Point
      2. Chapter End Point
      3. Design Considerations
      4. Resource Requirements
        1. Personnel
        2. Security and Account Privileges
        3. Skills
        4. Hardware, Software and Logistics
        5. System Prerequisites
        6. Installing Windows 2000 Active Directory
      5. Process Flowchart
      6. Ensuring Active Directory Functionality
        1. What You Will Need
        2. What You Should Know
        3. Steps
      7. Controlling Account Mappings
        1. NTDSNoMatch Utility
        2. Setting NTDSNoMatch Manually
      8. Installing the Active Directory Connector
        1. Selecting the ADC Server
        2. What You Will Need
        3. What You Should Know
        4. Before You Start
        5. Steps
        6. Fallback Plan
        7. Related Topics
      9. Extending Active Directory Schema and Preparing Forest
        1. What You Will Need
        2. What You Should Know
        3. Before You Start
        4. Steps
        5. Fallback Plan
        6. Event Log Entries
        7. Related Topics
      10. Preparing Windows 2000 Domains
        1. What You Will Need
        2. What You Should Know
        3. Before You Start
        4. Steps
        5. Fallback Plan
        6. Related Topics
      11. Active Directory Migration Tool Considerations
        1. Related Topics
      12. Summary
    5. 3. Deploying the Active Directory Connector
      1. Introduction
        1. Exchange Coexistence Design Considerations
      2. ADC Configuration and Operational Requirements
        1. Installation and Configuration Time Factors
        2. Operational Requirements
        3. Disaster Prevention
      3. Creating An Intra-Organizational Connection Agreement
        1. What You Will Need
      4. Flowcharts
        1. What You Should Know
        2. Step-By-Step Procedure
        3. Fallback Plan
        4. Related Topics
      5. Summary
        1. More Information
    6. 4. Installing Exchange 2000 Server
      1. Introduction
        1. Chapter Start Point
        2. Chapter End Point
        3. Chapter Sections
        4. Resource Requirements
          1. Personnel
          2. Security and Account Privileges
          3. Skills
        5. Design Considerations
        6. System Prerequisites
      2. Process Flowchart
      3. Preparing for Possible Installation Issues
        1. What You Will Need
      4. Installing Exchange 2000 Server
        1. What You Will Need
        2. What You Should Know
        3. Installation Steps
        4. ADC Configuration Connection Agreement
      5. Backing up Exchange 2000 After Installation
        1. What You Will Need
        2. Backup Procedure
      6. Recovering After a Failed Installation
        1. What You Will Need
        2. Recovery Procedure
        3. Related Topics
      7. Summary
        1. More Information
    7. 5. Upgrading Exchange Server 5.5 to Exchange 2000 Server
      1. Introduction
        1. Chapter Start Point
        2. Chapter End Point
        3. Chapter Sections
        4. Resource Requirements
          1. Personnel
          2. Security and Account Privileges
          3. Skills
        5. Design Considerations
        6. System Prerequisites
      2. Preparing for Possible Upgrade Issues
        1. What You Will Need
        2. What You Should Know
      3. Process Flowchart
        1. Preliminary Steps
          1. Running the MTACHECK Utility
          2. MTACHECK Procedure
          3. Running the KCC
          4. Resynchronizing the Databases
          5. Creating the Backup
        2. Final Preparation
      4. Performing the Upgrade
        1. What You Will Need
        2. What You Should Know
        3. Upgrading an Exchange 5.5 SP3 Mailbox Server
        4. Connection Agreements
        5. Verifying the Upgrade
        6. Related Topics
      5. Performing Post-Upgrade Procedures
        1. What You Will Need
      6. Recovering After a Failed Upgrade
        1. Recovery Steps
      7. Summary
        1. More Information
    8. 6. Moving Mailboxes and Public Folders to Exchange 2000 Server
      1. Introduction
        1. Chapter Start Point
        2. Chapter End Point
        3. Chapter Sections
        4. Design Considerations
        5. Prerequisites
          1. Mailboxes
          2. Public Folders
        6. Resource Requirements
          1. Personnel
          2. Security and Account Privileges
          3. Public Folder Rights
          4. Skills
      2. Process Flowchart – Move Mailboxes
      3. Process Flowchart – Rehoming Public Folders
      4. Preparing to Move Mailboxes
        1. Resource Mailboxes
        2. Disabling Anti-Virus Programs
        3. Ensuring Clients Are Logged Off
      5. Moving Mailboxes
        1. What You Will Need
        2. What You Should Know
        3. Procedure Steps
      6. After Moving Mailboxes
        1. What You Will Need
        2. What You Should Know
        3. The Procedure
        4. Client Redirection Issues
        5. Testing
        6. Interpreting Error Conditions
      7. Recovering After a Failed Mailbox Move
        1. What You Will Need
        2. What You Should Know
        3. Recovery Process
      8. Preparing to Redirect Public Folders
        1. What You Will Need
        2. What You Should Know
        3. Backup Procedure
        4. Running DS/IS Consistency Checker
      9. Redirecting Public Folders
        1. What You Will Need
        2. What You Should Know
        3. Procedure Steps
          1. Using the Exchange 5.5 Administrator Tool
          2. Using the Exchange 2000 System Manager Tool
          3. Public Folder Management Enhancements
      10. After Redirecting Public Folders
        1. What You Will Need
        2. What You Should Know
        3. The Procedure
      11. Recovering After a Failed Public Folder Move
      12. Decommissioning Former Exchange Systems
      13. Summary
        1. More Information
    9. 7. Migrating Transports, Connectors, and Hubs
      1. Introduction
        1. Chapter Start Point
        2. Chapter End Point
        3. Planning Considerations
        4. Resources
          1. Personnel
          2. Time
          3. Hardware/Software Requirements
        5. Skills
        6. End-State Analysis
      2. Mitigating Impact On Current Bridgeheads
        1. Verifying That MTA Queues are Empty
        2. Running MTACheck
          1. Interpreting MTACheck Output
          2. MTACheck Results
          3. Running ESEUTIL
      3. Upgrade Process Flowchart
      4. Upgrading Bridgehead and Connector Servers
        1. Upgrade
          1. What You Will Need
          2. What You Should Know
        2. Migration
          1. What You Will Need
          2. What You Should Know
          3. Step-By-Step Process
        3. Leapfrog Installation
      5. Address Scoping
      6. Rolling Back
      7. Event – Script Services
        1. Exchange Server Scripting Agent
        2. Exchange 5.5 Server Routing
        3. Event Support in Exchange 2000
        4. Upgrading your Event-Script Services
        5. If Things Go Wrong
      8. Summary
        1. Next Steps
    10. 8. Installing Front-End Servers
      1. Introduction
        1. Chapter Start Point
        2. Chapter End Point
        3. Chapter Contents
        4. Resource Requirements
          1. Personnel
          2. Solution Sizing Plan
        5. Checklist
        6. Other Resources
      2. Flowchart
      3. Installing a Front-End Server
        1. Installing Exchange 2000
        2. Best Practice
        3. Promoting a Server to Act as a Front-End Server
        4. HTTP-Specific Configuration
      4. Optimizing the Front-End Server
      5. Configuring a Back-End Server
        1. HTTP-Specific Configuration
        2. Configuring a Virtual Server
        3. Reducing Virtual Server Creation
      6. Configuring Network Load Balancing
        1. Single Network Adapter Configuration
          1. Single Network Adapter Configuration Steps
        2. Dual Network Adapter (multi-homed) Configuration
          1. Dual Network Adapter Configuration Steps
        3. Testing NLB
        4. More Information
      7. Configuring SSL
        1. Install Server Certificate
      8. Operational Recommendations
        1. Disabling Unnecessary Front-End Services
        2. Backup
          1. FE Backup Requirements
        3. Modifying the Default Exchange Virtual Directories
      9. Summary
        1. Next Steps
        2. More Information
    11. 9. Tuning Exchange 2000 Server for Performance
      1. Introduction
        1. Chapter Start Point
        2. Chapter End Point
        3. Resources
          1. Personnel
        4. Design Considerations
        5. Making Changes to the Registry
      2. Changes To Performance Tuning
        1. Performance Optimizer
        2. Optimizable Features
        3. Tuning Considerations
        4. Upgrading from Exchange 5.5 to Exchange 2000
      3. Tuning Message Transfer Agent
        1. MSExchangeMTA \ Parameters
        2. Exchange Information Store
        3. MTA File Directories
      4. Tuning SMTP Transport
        1. Mailroot Directory Location
        2. SMTP File Handles
        3. SMTP Max Objects
      5. Store and ESE Tuning
        1. Online Database Maintenance
          1. Active Directory Checking
          2. Message Deletion and Online Defragmentation
          3. Online Backups
          4. Choosing the Correct Maintenance Strategy
        2. Extensible Storage Engine Heaps
        3. Store Database Cache Size
          1. Steps to Modify msExchESEParamCacheSizeMax
        4. Log Buffers
      6. Tuning the Active Directory Connector
        1. ADC Sleep Time
        2. Block Searching
      7. Tuning Active Directory Integration
      8. Tuning Outlook Web Access
      9. Summary
    12. A. Informing Management and End Users
    13. Glossary
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