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Sun™ ONE Messaging Server: Practices and Techniques for Enterprise Customers

Book Description

  • Selecting the best architecture

  • Adding functionality

  • Monitoring the Sun ONE Messaging Server

  • Availability considerations and issues

As messaging or email increases in volume and size, the need for a scalable enterprise messaging system becomes more apparent to many organizations. The Sun™ ONE Messaging Server product fills this requirement and more. However, as with any system, the planning, installation, and routine maintenance tasks have a significant impact on throughput and availability.

This book details best practices for architecting, deploying, and integrating the Sun ONE Messaging Server 5.2 product. It covers topics ranging from the basics of planning the system, to a sample installation, and on to monitoring and tuning the system to ensure that it is operational.

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. Figures
  3. Tables
  4. Code Samples
  5. Acknowledgments
  6. Preface
  7. Messaging Overview
    1. Connectivity
    2. Number of Devices
    3. Number of Messages
    4. Average Message Size
    5. Protocols
    6. Security and Privacy
    7. Regulatory Issues
  8. Messaging Services
    1. Sun's Messaging Strategy
    2. Messaging Services Beyond the Basics
    3. Integrated Yet Open—Project Orion
    4. SDN Concept
    5. Conclusion
  9. Messaging Architectures
    1. Directory
    2. MTA
    3. Mailstore
    4. Proxy Servers
    5. Simple Single-Layer Architecture
    6. Simple—Alternative Architecture
    7. Typical Architecture
    8. Secure—Basic Architecture
    9. High Availability—Failover Architecture
  10. Installation Preparation
    1. Preparation Process
    2. Network Connectivity
  11. System Startup
    1. Basic System Status
    2. Provisioning
    3. Sample Data File
    4. Sample Provisioning Script
    5. Test User Generation Script
  12. Software Installation and Configuration
    1. Simple Installation
    2. Automated Installation Script
  13. Message Transfer Agent Configuration
    1. Changing the Mappings
    2. Direct LDAP Lookup
    3. Adding New Domains to the MTA
    4. SMTP Authentication
  14. Advanced Messaging Client Configuration
    1. What Is a Shared Folder?
    2. Supported Standards
    3. Limitations
    4. Setup Procedures
  15. Customization
    1. Changing and Adding a Logo
    2. Removing and Adding Options on the Options Tab
    3. Single Sign On
    4. Setting the Initial Welcome Email
    5. Over-Quota Limits and Warning Email
    6. Customizing Return Errors
  16. Security
    1. Network
    2. System
    3. Messaging Software Protocols
    4. Conclusion
  17. Migration
    1. Basic Steps (Generic)
    2. Sendmail (UNIX Mail)
    3. Exchange, Novell Groupwise, and Lotus Notes
  18. Performance Tuning
    1. Netscape Directory Server
    2. Solaris OE
    3. MMP
    4. MTA Tuning
    5. Notices
    6. Postmaster Mail
  19. Advanced MTA Configuration
    1. Conversion Channel
    2. Other Possibilities
  20. Highly Available Messaging Deployment
    1. High Availability Architecting Differences
    2. Conclusions
  21. Managing Messaging Services and Preventive Maintenance
    1. Periodic Maintenance Checklists
  22. Monitoring a Sun ONE Messaging Server
    1. SNMP
    2. Alternative Tools
  23. Case Studies
    1. Acme University
    2. Baker Tech
    3. Community City College
  24. Majordomo Integration
    1. ▾ Preparing for Integration
  25. Glossary
  26. Bibliography
  27. Index