[THIN] Re: OT: Exchange placement

Hi,
I'm using Messagewall.

http://messagewall.org

Linux box in DMZ filtering spam/virus/content/RFC compliance which then
passes "ok" mail onto exchange on the internal network.
This way, only one host needs inbound port 25 from your DMZ.

There have been a few issues that I have had to iron out, but its working
great now (blocked thousands of MyDoom emails during the SMTP conversation
so it gets nowhere near exchange) and its completely free.

Cheers.


-----Original Message-----
From: Ron Oglesby [mailto:roglesby@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Tuesday, 10 February 2004 9:53 AM
To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [THIN] Re: OT: Exchange placement


Even with all that I don't know if I would ever recommend putting my mailbox
server out in the DMZ. Maybe and OWA server or SMTP Gateway, but with a
single server doing all, keep it on the trusted network...

Ron Oglesby
Senior Technical Architect
Microsoft MVP, Windows Server 

RapidApp
Office 312.372.7188
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email roglesby@xxxxxxxxxxxx

-----Original Message-----
From: Henry Sieff [mailto:hsieff@xxxxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Monday, February 09, 2004 4:41 PM
To: 'thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
Subject: [THIN] Re: OT: Exchange placement

You need to provide more information:

1) What sort of clients will be hitting your server (POP3/SMTP, IMAP, full
exchange clients, OWA)
2) Are these going to be mobile (offsite)users, and if so, how are you going
to give them access?

Also, what are your security requirements?
-----Original Message-----
From: Scott [mailto:sreichardt@xxxxxxx]
Sent: Monday, February 09, 2004 4:38 PM
To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [THIN] OT: Exchange placement
Im trying to decide whether to put my exchange 2003 server inside the
network and map port 25 or put it on the DMZ.  Any recommendations?

Thanks,
Scott 
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