Securing Exchange Server 2003 -- 5 tips in 5 minutes

Learn about client-side and server-side security features in Exchange Server 2003, including Kerberos authentication, SSL security, and RPC over HTTP.

Excerpted from Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Delta Guide, by David McAmis and Don Jones, this chapter examines client-side and server-side security enhancements in Exchange Server 2003 and how these features make it easier to secure your messaging infrastructure.

Exchange Server 2003 provides a tough set of security features to crack, including:

  • A "secure by design" operating system
  • RPC over HTTP
  • Kerberos authentication for both servers and clients
  • SSL security
  • Cross-forest SMTP authentication

Learn about these features and other security capabilities in Exchange 2003, as well as some security aspects you might have overlooked with Exchange 2000 implementations. If you're serious about having a secure Exchange Server 2003 messaging platform, this is the place to start.


Securing Exchange Server 2003 -- 5 tips in 5 minutes

 Home: Introduction
 Tip 1: Configuring SSL for Exchange Server 2003
 Tip 2: Exchange Server 2003 Kerberos authentication
 Tip 3: Setting up RPC over HTTP for Exchange Server 2003
 Tip 4: Using cross-forest SMTP authentication with Exchange 2003
 Tip 5: Exchange Server 2003 client security enhancements

Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Delta Guide This chapter excerpt from Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Delta Guide, by David McAmis and Don Jones, is printed with permission from Sams Publishing, Copyright 2004.

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This was first published in September 2006

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