RE: Exchange Cluster

  • From: Danny <nocmonkey@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "[ExchangeList]" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2004 11:19:26 -0500

On Thu, 30 Dec 2004 09:44:53 -0500, Andrew English
<andrew@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Problem number 1.. Exchange should never be installed on the DC, it should
> only be installed on a standalone server which is joined to the DC like you
> join your workstations to the DC, which means you never run DCPROMO. The
> Exchange analyzer will give you some more hints why you never install
> Exchange on a DC. 

This best practice is generally true for all Exchange envrionments
except for small businesses, specifically the Small Business Server
from Microsoft.
> Problem number 2.. You NEVER install ISA SERVER on your DC, or EXCHANGE
> SERVER box. With ISA 2004 installed I know that ISA blocks off all sharing
> traffic from the rest of the network. Thus you can't setup user share points
> etc, and would you want some user to have access to your firewall network in
> the company? 

Same as above.


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