Chapter 3, The Messaging Envrionment, of my ebook on DCAR (Discovery, Compliance, Archival, and Retention) is now available for download. This ebook is published online by Windows IT Pro.
This chapter takes a look at your Exchange environment and points out various aspects of your Exchange organization that you need to examine as you design your DCAR solution:
- AD forests, domain, and sites
- Administrative and routing groups
- Routing and front-end servers
- Mailbox servers
- Public folder servers
- Messaging clients
- Mail-enabled applications
- LAN and WAN bandwidth
- Backup and recovery systems
This chapter also examines the critical importance of messaging hygiene in your DCAR solution, and even takes a look at the implications of using transport and message security protocols in your organization.
All three chapters are a free download away (registration required) so please go download and enjoy. I’d love to hear your thoughts and feedback.