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Exchange Server 2007 CAL Offerings

  FEATURE STANDARD CAL ENTERPRISES CAL* STANDARD CAL + ENTERPRISE CAL                                                                                        Email, shared calendaring, contacts, Tasks, Management Yes No* Yes  Outlook Web Access Yes No* Yes  Exchange ActiveSync Yes No* Yes  Unified Messaging No Yes Yes  Per-User/Per-Distribution List Journaling No Yes Yes  Managed Email Folders  No Yes Yes  Exchange Hosted  Filtering**  No Yes Yes**  Forefront Security for Exchange Server**  No Yes Yes**  

Exchange 2007 Stadard Edition versus Enterprise Edition

   Feature  Standard  Enterprise  Maximum database size  16TB (unlimited)  16TB (unlimited)  Maximum number of storage groups  5  50  Supports Recovery Storage Group  Number of databases  5  50  Supports Client Access server role  Supports single-copy clustered Mailbox servers  Supports clustered continuous replication Mailbox server  Supports Edge Transport role  Supports Hub Transport role  Supports local continuous replication  Supports Mailbox role  Supports Unified Messaging role

Transport Rules in Exchange Server

Transport rules on Hub Transport servers are important for applying message policies foryour Exchange organization. In general, they are used to apply compliance and policy-basedrules to messages. Many organizations require message policies because they are forced bylaw, regulatory requirements, or company policies to limit the interaction between certaindepartments or people. For

Plan to install Exchange Server roles on Different servers

Planned to implementation will span multiple servers, Microsoft bestpractices suggest you install the roles in the following order: 1. Active Directory schema and domain preparation: This can be accomplished from thecommand line or with the graphical installer. 2. Client Access role: I recommend installing the Client Access role because Outlook 2007depends on

Exchange permission

Exchange Servers provides the permissions necessary for Exchange servers to interact witheach other as well as with the Active Directory. Each Exchange 2007 server’s computer accountwill automatically be assigned membership in this group. Administrators do not need tobelong to this group. Exchange View-Only Administrators provides the permissions necessary to read Exchangeconfiguration

Mail Archiving

Email archiving also allow for the creation of access restrictions to secure and protect intellectualproperty rights as well as ensure data integrity and confidentiality in compliance to thestatutes. Email archiving solutions offers businesses tremendous capabilities — from optimizing theiremail environment to providing archive, search, and retrieval options for compliance and discoverymandates.


Planning for journaling and designing it into your statement of work will be partly driven bycorporate and regulatory demands that you must be aware of and familiar with. Journaling is the ability to record all communications, including email communications, in an organization for use in the organization’s email retention

Few Exchange Management Tools

Disaster Recovery Tools Database Recovery Management – This tool is intended to help administrators restoreExchange messaging services in the event of a disaster. This utility examines an ExchangeServer deployment when a database is unable to mount. Based on the information gathered,the tool automatically generates recommended step-by-step instructions

Journaling and Archiving

Journaling is the recording of all email communications in an organization. Archivingis amethod of backing up and storing data and removing it from its native environment. Both of these strategies can be used for meeting certain regulatory requirements, and journalingcan often be used as a tool in an

Exchange Management Console components.

Organization Configuration— Used to configure Exchange globaldata. Data residing here applies to all servers in your organization that hold a particularrole. Server Configuration— Used to manage the configuration of allExchange servers and the server’s child objects. Recipient Configuration— Used to manage settings for email recipientsthroughout your organization.