The ISA Server 2000 Exchange 2000/2003 Deployment Kit is here! Answers to all your questions regarding Exchange Server publishing and remote access to Exchange Server services via ISA Server firewalls are found in the kit. Check out this article for an intro to the kit and download links.
Security & Message Hygiene
SMTP relay issues are very common for Exchange Server administrators who need their mail servers to connect to the Internet. The problem is that there aren’t a lot of good descriptions of what SMTP relay is, how it works, why you want one, and what problems you might encounter with them. This series on SMTP relays will help prevent you from becoming the victim of an RBL'er and improve the performance of your Exchange Servers. Check it out!
Thanks to everyone who contributed suggestions, recommendations and enhancements to the ISA Server 2000 Exchange Server 2000/2003 Deployment Kit beta 1 release. I’ve been able to incorporate a number of changes and additions to the ISA Server 2000 Exchange Server 2000/2003 Deployment Kit documents based on your suggestions. If you haven’t seen a change based on your suggestion made yet, don’t worry. I’m still trying to catch up with your mail and will make the changes ASAP. I appreciate the input you’ve sent to me a [email protected] and hope to get even more.
With the multitude of antispam solutions for Exchange, choosing the one that's suited to your network's present and future needs is no simple task. That's why we have prepared this feature comparison in which eight of the leading vendors of antispam solutions have participated. By comparing the features of these solutions side by side, you should be able to get a clearer picture of which solution is the best overall and which one will provide you with the best value for money, ensuring that the solution that you eventually pursue turns out to be the right one.
Spam filtering software based on keywords, etc. is only one brick in the wall guarding against Spam; another one is to implement black- or block-list support within your messaging and collaboration environment. With the new release of Exchange, Microsoft implemented the functionality to filter every incoming email whether the sender is on a blacklist or not. Within this article you will learn how blacklists work and how you can configure support with Exchange Server 2003.
Your users can access their corporate email via the POP3 protocol using the Exchange Server 2003 POP3 service. However, in order to secure user credentials and data moving between the email client and server, you have to use SSL/TLS security. Check out this article and find out how to use ISA Server 2000 to provide secure POP3 access.
We continue our series on publishing Exchange 2003 OWA sites with a drill down on SSL to SSL bridging and the importance of Web site certificate configuration. Then the steps by steps for obtaining the Web site certificate and exporting it are discussed. Come on in if your wresting with OWA publishing and certificate assignment!
In the first part of this article on publishing the Exchange 2000 IMAP4 service, we went over the procedures required to make the IMAP4 service available to users on the Internet via ISA Server 2000 (ISA Server) Server Publishing Rules. In this, part 2, of our secure IMAP4 publishing series, we’ll go over the high level details required to understand the Co-located SMTP server scenario we’re building
Everyone knows that Exchange 2000 is the perfect mail server if you need to support thousands of users, but its also great if you have fewer than a hundred users. If you're running a small shop, you might want to save on bandwidth costs by using ISA Server and IMAP4 publishing. Publishing IMAP4 is great, but you need to do it securely. Check inside for all the details you need to make it work!
I know the security folks are going to tear into me for this, partly because I use the word Secure, and partly because it is not truly secure. Let me share with you some ideas on how you can install Exchange 2000 and AD and let your users connect from the Internet with their MAPI client as well as OWA.