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Microsoft® Exchange Server 2010: Best Practices by Joel Stidley, Siegfried Jagott

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Planning Naming Conventions

Another area that needs to be considered is planning for naming conventions for your objects. In a large, complex organization (such as the scenario of Litware) it is easy to fail to understand what function a server performs at first glance; a good naming convention conveys the function of a server to an administrator without forcing the administrator to examine the server's properties.

Many organizations implement naming conventions for key components because of this requirement. Naming conventions can allow administrators and users to easily identify the purpose of an object without requiring input from others. Typically, the larger the organization, the more strict these naming conventions can become.

Naming conventions ...

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