Concepts and Planning << >>

About This Guide

This book is organized into two parts, and includes an appendix and a glossary.

Part 1 "Concepts"   Introduces the benefits and components of Microsoft Exchange Server. Explains how Microsoft Exchange Server maintains and shares information. Includes an overview of security features and support for Internet protocols and describes how to connect Microsoft Exchange Server sites to other sites and to foreign systems.

Part 2 "Planning"   Explains the steps involved in planning your sites, servers, and connections. Introduces important information that you should consider before rolling out or deploying your Microsoft Exchange Server system.

Appendix   Describes factors that affect system performance and how to optimize performance by using the Microsoft Exchange Server Performance Optimizer.

Glossary   Provides brief definitions of terms introduced in this guide.