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Exchange Server 2007 Active Directory design considerations

This tutorial explains why it's a good idea to double check your Active Directory architecture after you've deployed Exchange Server 2007. A properly configured Active Directory can help ease the strain on your domain controllers.

Active Directory design is often neglected during Exchange Server 2007 deployments because administrators lack...

the authority to make significant changes. This results in less-than-optimal performance.

 
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This tutorial gets you one step closer to a properly designed Active Directory. Start by examining your existing architecture to ensure that it accurately represents your network topology and then ease the burden on your domain controllers.


EXCHANGE SERVER 2007 ACTIVE DIRECTORY DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS

 Home: Introduction
  Reevaluate Exchange 2007 Active Directory architecture
  Set-ExchangeServer cmdlet eases domain controller workloads
  How NOT to overload Exchange Server 2007 domain controllers

 

 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:   
 
Brien M. Posey, MCSE
Brien M. Posey, MCSE, is a six-time recipient of Microsoft's Most Valuable Professional award for his work with Exchange Server, Windows Server, Internet Information Services (IIS), and File Systems and Storage. Brien has served as CIO for a nationwide chain of hospitals and was once responsible for the Department of Information Management at Fort Knox. As a freelance technical writer, Brien has written for Microsoft, TechTarget, CNET, ZDNet, MSD2D, Relevant Technologies and other technology companies. You can visit Brien's personal website at www.brienposey.com.
 

This was last published in May 2010

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