install exchange with hub milbox UM  architecture ?

Posted on 2008-11-02
Last Modified: 2010-04-21
hi experts

we will install a fresh exchange 2007 server in our orgnisation
we agreed on the   HUB   MAILBOX     UM   roles to be separated one in each server  for performance purpose
recieving the outsidwe emails through the HUB

is there any document that shows how to install this type of architecture
i am mostly interested in the config between those roles (it should be a type of connection between these servers right)  or should i say servers ?
one more question do i need win 2003 64 bit for all these roles or just in the mailbox server ?

any help is  highly apreciated
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Exchange 2007 all roles have to be on 64bit only.!!!!!
Now to UM, here are couple of good articles as requested:
Hope this helps

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thanks for the good links
it is exactly what we are going to do   ivery big help
let me give you more details in order for you to help me better ( help me to help you :)  )
we ahve three servers
1 srv    for   HUB and CLIENT ACCESS role   ( sending mail to internet ,anti spam,acces for client, OWA,etc..)
1srv    for  MAILBOX       ( mail store )
1 srv   for UNIFIED MESSAGING     (interface with telecommunications)
my question is do i have to do extra config in order for these three servers or 4 roles to interact with each other   or all config will done through the wizard when installing the particular role ?
please if you see any prob with may architecture please advice
thanks in advance
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No configurations as such will be required, as they will be part of same Exchange Organization and AD Forest they will find each other.
Only configurations to Policies etc etc will be done each of them for your environment and compliance etc.
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one more question
which role do i have to install first    hub   mailbox     CA  ?
or it is does not matter
please advice thanks
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Expert Comment

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You can go ahead Mailbox and then CAS/HUb assuming that this is a fresh Exchange org.
If you are joiinig existing Exchange 2k3 org, then CAS/HUb/Mailbox in the sequence.

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thanks for the help and documentation
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Expert Comment

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Glad to help :-)
Nitin Gupta (gupnit)

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