Exchange Server 2003 and Exchange 2000 Server Front-End and Back-End Topology (update)

Microsoft® Exchange Server 2003 and Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server support using a server architecture that distributes server tasks among front-end and back-end servers. In this architecture, a front-end server accepts requests from clients and proxies them to the appropriate back-end server for processing. This guide discusses how Exchange Server 2003 and Exchange 2000 Server support the front-end and back-end server architecture. This guide also describes several front-end and back-end scenarios and provides recommendations for configuration.

Exchange Server 2003 Message Security Guide (update)

This book discusses how, when using S/MIME, encryption protects the contents of e-mail messages and digital signatures verify the identity of a purported sender of an e-mail message. In addition, this book provides guidance on how to implement S/MIME with Microsoft Exchange Server 2003. In addition, this book provides guidance and pointers to other resources where those are necessary.

 Description of the known issues with using Outlook Web Access on a Windows XP SP2-based computer

This article discusses the known issues with using Microsoft Outlook Web Access on a Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2)-based computer. The topics are discussed in the following order:

  • Use of Outlook Web Access on a Windows XP SP2-based computer.
  • Existence of known issues.
  • Loss of functionality of the Outlook Web Access S/MIME control.
  • Existence of miscellaneous behavior changes.

 What Exchange Administrators Need to Know About the Active Directory Migration Tool

Read what Nino Bilic, technical lead in Microsoft Product Support Services, advises to make the most of this tool and its Exchange functionality when you migrate from Exchange Server 5.5 to Exchange 2000 Server and later. For more information about migrating and upgrading, see:

TechNet Support WebCast: Strategies for migrating from Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 to Exchange Server 2003

This Support WebCast discusses the steps to take when migrating from Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003. It talks about various migration scenarios, including both basic migrations and migrations with multiple forests. The WebCast also discusses how to merge Exchange organizations.